fordtrucks61-79-digest Monday, December 8 1997 Volume 01 : Number 381
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In this issue:
Re: FS '64 Books [Ethan Emeson ]
jetting a holley and weber carbs? [Ethan Emeson ]
Setting up Dana 44 pinion/ring gear ["woody" ]
Re: Put my Carb on a diet PLEASE!! [dchez juno.com (David T Sanchez)]
Looking for a swivel seat [TwoPaw ]
Sorry to have to ask, but I just recently joined and missed the original
post. Who has the '64 manuals for sale? Could someone forward me a copy
of the original post?
Date: Sun, 07 Dec 1997 13:35:35 -0800
From: Ethan Emeson
Subject: jetting a holley and weber carbs?
All this talk "Re: Put my Carb on a diet PLEASE!!" reminded me of how
much I dislike my holley. One "issue" that I have with them is their
lame tech support. When jetting a carb for a specific engine, altitude,
and desired performance, it is desirable to have a meaningful starting
point- a suggested "norm". Holley cannot provide suggested jet/power
valve sizes for specific engines- that's seriously negligent from an
after-market manufacturer that claims to be performance oriented.
Anyone ever put a bank of webers on a Ford V8?
Date: Sun, 7 Dec 1997 19:31:35 -0700
Subject: Setting up Dana 44 pinion/ring gear
Has anyone set up these axles that could venture an opinion on whether worn
gears will be OK if exhibiting a little different pattern from the ideal
centered pinion/ring gear pattern? Also, my trial and error suggests a
1:1 relationship between backlash and shims needed to bring backlash to
zero before adding any bearing preload on the pinion side. Is this a
relationship I can depend on? and does the same 1:1 relationship hold for
ring gear/pinion shimming--adding .005 to the pinion requires subtracting
.005 from the ring gear side of the differential carrier to maintain the
Date: Sun, 07 Dec 1997 23:50:51 EST
From: dchez juno.com (David T Sanchez)
Subject: Re: Put my Carb on a diet PLEASE!!
>If you have the bucks available tho I'd get the edelbrock and if you
>have even more available I'd get a spread bore manifold (not ford
>OEM, they're different) and ThermoQuad or Rochester replacements
>edelbrock sells. They can be tuned easily and meter ever so much
>better than any Holley at low rpms for better economy with no loss in
>-- Gary --
I have also been having problems lately with the Holley on my 351W and
was considering switching over to the Edelbrock. Has anyone encountered
any problems connecting all the factory linkages, vacuum lines, and the
factory cruise control? Also, which Edelbrock model did you use?
Date: Mon, 08 Dec 1997 01:30:51 -0500
Subject: Looking for a swivel seat
I am looking for a swivel seat for a ford van 61-67 era. any one got
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