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Forum: Performance   Yesterday, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By jayoldschool
Yeah, the rear suspension is really going to...

Yeah, the rear suspension is really going to depend on what you are going to be running. The requirements for 12s are a lot different than running sub 10s.
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   Yesterday, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 83
Posted By jayoldschool
I realize that you are having problems with them....

I realize that you are having problems with them. Please post that part number so we can try and figure out if it is the correct spring. Moog has thousands of numbers, and lots of people have used...
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   02-23-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 83
Posted By jayoldschool
The new springs are probably progressive rate...

The new springs are probably progressive rate (compared to constant). Post the Moog PNs you are trying to use, please.
Forum: Brakes & Suspension   02-22-2020, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 83
Posted By jayoldschool
Some pictures would probably help us diagnose the...

Some pictures would probably help us diagnose the problem.


Once car is in air (on hoist or jack stands on frame), support rear end (stands or floor jack), disconnect lower shock bolts, raise car...
Forum: Interiors   02-20-2020, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 34
Posted By jayoldschool
There is a company that does this. They make...

There is a company that does this. They make wallets, guitar straps, belts, shave kits, and more. I have a shave kit made from NOS GTO seat material. Buddy has a guitar strap made from Cadillac...
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   02-18-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By jayoldschool
He said it was from a 1969. I agree, with...

He said it was from a 1969.


I agree, with a cracked case, time for a different one. Take the local guy up on the offer, you'll get good local work, and it will get built the way you want. ...
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   02-13-2020, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 247
Posted By jayoldschool
Rebuild what you have. That way, you know...

Rebuild what you have. That way, you know exactly what you're going to get, and how it's been treated. Also, you only need to replace the parts that are worn out or need upgrading. For a trans...
Forum: General Tech   02-10-2020, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 387
Posted By jayoldschool
Rebuilding the stock correct carb is always the...

Rebuilding the stock correct carb is always the better choice than taking a chance on a random rebuild. Have a watch of a couple youtube vids on Quad rebuild so you can ask your rebuilder all the...
Forum: General Tech   02-09-2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 387
Posted By jayoldschool
Here's another option... return the 1406, and use...

Here's another option... return the 1406, and use the money saved on a rebuild of your quadrajet. Then, you won't have to buy an intake, fuel line, kickdown adapter, etc. The quadrajet is a very...
Forum: Tag Team   02-06-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 179
Posted By jayoldschool
That "C" sure looks like a "G" to...

That "C" sure looks like a "G" to me.
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   01-26-2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By jayoldschool
Suggestions? Yes. Make sure it's not a truck 12...

Suggestions? Yes. Make sure it's not a truck 12 bolt before you waste time and money on it.


IF it's a car 12 bolt... 3.08s, 3.23s... MAYBE 3.42s if you aren't going to hit the highway much. ...
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   01-08-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 240
Posted By jayoldschool
Oil leak on a clutch is not good...

Oil leak on a clutch is not good...
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   01-05-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 240
Posted By jayoldschool
Yeah, with that torque, and 3.73s, it requires NO...

Yeah, with that torque, and 3.73s, it requires NO gas until the clutch is out. Of course, you can give it gas, but just let the clutch out faster. Much faster. I know what you mean, I've driven...
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   01-05-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 240
Posted By jayoldschool
I have a T56 in one of my cars, I personally...

I have a T56 in one of my cars, I personally installed it. Your clutch disc still looks new. I think the hot spots on your pressure plate are from slipping it too much when you're taking off and...
Forum: Engine   01-04-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 332
Posted By jayoldschool
I should mention that on one of my small blocks,...

I should mention that on one of my small blocks, I use a set of valve covers with one opening/per. I use PCV on one side, a push in breather on the other. I take out the breather and pour in the...
Forum: General Tech   01-04-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By jayoldschool
The kickdown is not for the choke, it is for the...

The kickdown is not for the choke, it is for the transmission. The Edelbrock 1406 is an electric choke version of the 1405, and also has leaner jetting/metering.


I'll check my 1965 service...
Forum: Engine   12-29-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 332
Posted By jayoldschool
From his original post:

From his original post:
Forum: Engine   12-29-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 332
Posted By jayoldschool
They will indeed seal better. More even clamping...

They will indeed seal better. More even clamping pressure all the way around.
Forum: Engine   12-29-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 332
Posted By jayoldschool
You run a good composite rubber Fel Pro gasket...

You run a good composite rubber Fel Pro gasket and simply take the cover off to do an oil fill.
Forum: General Tech   12-21-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 345
Posted By jayoldschool
I'll disagree. Period correct dealer installed...

I'll disagree. Period correct dealer installed AC will always be more desirable on an original car than modern AC.
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   12-13-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By jayoldschool
Still not correct. The 4L60E does not use a TV...

Still not correct. The 4L60E does not use a TV cable.
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   12-13-2019, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By jayoldschool
Incorrect, Dave. He's using a 4L60E, which is...

Incorrect, Dave. He's using a 4L60E, which is computer controlled. The linkage is just a matter of connecting up the column or the floor shift to the pawl on the side of the trans. You can get OD...
Forum: General Tech   12-08-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By jayoldschool
Try impalaforums.com for late model FWD...

Try impalaforums.com
for late model FWD discussion.


This forum deals with classic RWD Impalas from the 60s...
Forum: Engine   12-01-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 537
Posted By jayoldschool
Talk to your local machine shop. Tell them...

Talk to your local machine shop. Tell them exactly what you want. No machining of numbers. The block may or not need over boring.



Why does it need a rebuild? Smoke? Compression test...
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   11-21-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By jayoldschool
No. - all 71-76 full size use 5x5 ...

No.



- all 71-76 full size use 5x5
- they are 5x127 (5x5)

- they all use imperial thread lugs
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