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Forum: Engine   02-16-2017, 03:08 PM
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Posted By whons
Many thanks Dave, I'm learning alot over the last...

Many thanks Dave, I'm learning alot over the last 2 years.
Forum: Engine   02-16-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 732
Posted By whons
compression check

I want to check the compression in my 69 350(bored .030 over). I know I need to have all the spark plugs removed. It has a HEI distributor. Which wires do I disconnect, or should I remove the...
Forum: Engine   02-13-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By whons
Now that you mention the underside of the intake...

Now that you mention the underside of the intake manifold, I did have oil wicking up one of the manifold bolts near #5 cylinder. I put permatex on the threads and that stopped. I hate to have to pull...
Forum: Engine   02-12-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By whons
I did not build this engine. So all I have to go...

I did not build this engine. So all I have to go on is what the guy who I bought from told me. I don't think it is valve guide seals because there is no blue smoke upon start up. The PCV valve is...
Forum: Engine   02-12-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 807
Posted By whons
Burning oil

My 69 350 that was supposedly rebuilt and bored .030 over is burning oil. All of the plugs get fouled some, but cylinder # 5 is the worst one. I don't see any blue smoke, but have to add 1/2 quart...
Forum: Troubleshooting   10-31-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By whons
Got the new carb on. Timed properly, runs better...

Got the new carb on. Timed properly, runs better than ever, more power. Also installed the manual choke, starts instantly when cold. Thanks again.
Forum: Troubleshooting   10-30-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By whons
Thanks to all you guys. you have all helped me a...

Thanks to all you guys. you have all helped me a great deal. I'll let you know how the new carb with every thing set properly goes.
Forum: Troubleshooting   10-30-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By whons
My spark plugs are the tapered style that seat...

My spark plugs are the tapered style that seat into the heads, which means they are newer heads. The plugs are AC Delco #R44TX and they do have a .045 gap. Is this the best plug for my engine that is...
Forum: Troubleshooting   10-28-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By whons
That is very good to know. thanks. It might even...

That is very good to know. thanks. It might even take a different plug, I'll have to take them out and see.
Forum: Troubleshooting   10-27-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By whons
Are you talking about spark plug gap?

Are you talking about spark plug gap?
Forum: Troubleshooting   10-27-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By whons
Thanks to everyone. I am learning a lot of info...

Thanks to everyone. I am learning a lot of info from every one on this site. I to do not like most politicians.
Forum: Troubleshooting   10-26-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By whons
My vacuum advance is attached to a ported vacuum...

My vacuum advance is attached to a ported vacuum line on the carb. I am installing an Edelbrock carb, and that has both a ported and direct manifold tubes. So what I am understanding is that the...
Forum: Engine   10-23-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By whons
fuel filter

Big Dave, the filter that is right before the fuel pump is glass with a fine mesh metal screen. So I will keep that there and put the new plastic with paper filter that came with the new carb right...
Forum: Engine   10-23-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By whons
Fuel Filter

I'm going to install an Edelbrock carb on my 67 Impala 350 engine. I will be putting an inline fuel filter right before the carb. I have a fuel filter right before the fuel pump, that was on there...
Forum: Troubleshooting   10-18-2016, 07:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By whons
Thanks for all the info guys.

Thanks for all the info guys.
Forum: Troubleshooting   10-18-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By whons
Should I feel any vacuum from the carb tube that...

Should I feel any vacuum from the carb tube that goes to the vacuum advance on the distributor at idle. I don"t. I only feel vacuum from that tube when I rev the engine. I need to borrow a good...
Forum: Troubleshooting   10-16-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By whons
Yes, I did all of them before this problem...

Yes, I did all of them before this problem started.
Forum: Troubleshooting   10-15-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By whons
I have already done all that. This just started...

I have already done all that. This just started happening yesterday. Do they still make rebuild kits for these carbs? The only problem that I have is that the casting around the fuel filter must have...
Forum: Troubleshooting   10-14-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,532
Posted By whons
Rough Idle

I have a 67 Impala with a 350 from a 69 Impala that has a rochester quadrajet 4 barrel carb. Up till now everything ran great. It had a smooth idle in drive @ 500 rpm. Now idle is rough goes up and...
Forum: Steering   10-04-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,199
Posted By whons
Could the worn control arm bushings be causing my...

Could the worn control arm bushings be causing my problem, or do you think it is a steering box problem only?
Forum: Steering   10-03-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,199
Posted By whons
Big Dave, I have replaced all of the steering...

Big Dave, I have replaced all of the steering linkage , but I havn't replaced the control arm bushings. Right now I don't have the space to do the job. that will be a future job. I know they aren't...
Forum: Steering   10-02-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,199
Posted By whons
Dave, I'm glad I asked the question. I won't...

Dave, I'm glad I asked the question. I won't touch the locknut, I thought that was for adjusting play in the wheel. In my case as I described earlier on my 67 Impala, what do you think the problem is?
Forum: Steering   10-01-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,199
Posted By whons
While I'm driving there is a little play back &...

While I'm driving there is a little play back & forth in the steering wheel, but the car still handles well, no vibration. I was wondering if I can adjust the screw with the lock nut on the top of...
Forum: Steering   10-01-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,199
Posted By whons
67 Impala steering wheel play

on my 67 impala I have a little play in the steering. everything in the linkage is new. should I try adjusting the steering box. It is the original and has no leaks .I don't want to introduce any...
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   09-27-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By whons
I installed a B & M differential aluminum cover...

I installed a B & M differential aluminum cover with the fins. It holds 16 oz. more oil. Took it for a 20 mile ride at 70 - 75mph and what a difference. I could keep my hand on the housing.
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