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Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 04:03 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By hooler1
No matter what antenna system you come up with...

No matter what antenna system you come up with just make sure you have good ground from the outside metal of the radio to the truck's body. The shorter length of cable,wire or braid the better....
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 01-26-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By hooler1
Thanks gman! I appreciate your concerns about the...

Thanks gman! I appreciate your concerns about the idle speed and the great points you make about the advance curve. I am also sorry that I used the wrong term "secondary throttle stop" What I was...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 01-26-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By hooler1
Yes sir I will find a piston stop and see if I...

Yes sir I will find a piston stop and see if I can verify that the damper marks are still correct. Once we verify that I will go over the above idle procedure again to see where we stand. Also will...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 01-25-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By hooler1
Well Brute, got some time to work on the old...

Well Brute, got some time to work on the old truck today...here's what happened...

Started the engine. Checked the timing, it was 6 degrees at around 600.
Decided to baseline the distributor by...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 01-23-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By hooler1
Hey Brute, Looks like I'm...

Hey Brute,

Looks like I'm going to spend some quality time in the garage. Hopefully I can eek out some time this weekend as in here in North Iowa it looks like we're going to...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 01-22-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By hooler1
Hi Brute, the distributor model is a Pertronix...

Hi Brute, the distributor model is a Pertronix Ignitor II for a Ford 289-302, and it does have the GM based mechanical advance weights. Right now using the lightest springs.

I am now using ported...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 01-22-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By hooler1
Hi Brute! Thank you for your very detailed...

Hi Brute! Thank you for your very detailed explanations and suggestions and your idle mix setting proceedure. What you are saying makes a lot of sense. I will try it, put it to work for me and see...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 01-22-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By hooler1
Yes sir. I have a new Pertronixs II distributor...

Yes sir. I have a new Pertronixs II distributor which I really like and have been playing around with advance curves so I know we are good to go there. Timing is about 6 top dead center. But I think...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 01-21-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By hooler1
I am running a stock Ford 4V intake manifold...

I am running a stock Ford 4V intake manifold C50E-9425. There is the stock Ford spacer with PCV port under the carb. I am using a very thick gasket between the spacer and the carb. (thinking it might...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 01-21-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By hooler1
Hi Gman, The float is set just a...

Hi Gman,
The float is set just a tad low. Using some brake cleaner spray, I can not seem to pin point any vac leaks. I have had this carb on and off many times, but use new gaskets...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 01-20-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,608
Posted By hooler1
It's probably one of those HOA rules they rarely...

It's probably one of those HOA rules they rarely enforce, until someone (depending who they are..)complains. There's always one Barney Fife around.
Honestly, I see HOA's as one more layer of...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 01-20-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By hooler1
Hi Rusty. With the idle screws that far out I am...

Hi Rusty. With the idle screws that far out I am wondering if there could be a vacuum leak some place. Also I am wondering about timing. Is advance working on your distributor?
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-19-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By hooler1
Hi Mark, There should be a sticker on the top...

Hi Mark, There should be a sticker on the top side of the Pertronixs module that will give you a part number too. If it turns out to be the correct one let us know and we'll come up with some more...
Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 01-19-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 356
Posted By hooler1
idle drifts down at traffic lights

I have a 69 ford 302 running a mild street cam and using 1969 351W heads on it . I am using a Pertronixs ignitor 2 distributor and one of those Summit 4010 knock off carbs they sell. Engine temp...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-17-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 379
Posted By hooler1
Hi Mike, Could be any of those...

Hi Mike,

Could be any of those things. But I am going to ask you a couple of diagnostic, and maybe silly questions. Please bear with me.

1. Did you convert from 6 volt positive...
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