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Forum: Small Block V8 (221, 260, 289, 5.0/302, 5.8/351W) 02-23-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By hooler1
PCV connection on vac secondary carb

I have got an older Ford 302. It uses a 4bbl Holley 4160 carb with vacuum secondaries. Under the carb it has a "Lester" spacer with a PCV port. Should the spacer be installed to connect to the PCV...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-20-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,029
Posted By hooler1
Auto meter temp gauges

Those electric Auto meter temp gauges are a good choice. I found mine to be very accurate. At around $45 some people think they are expensive. But they are worth it. I am glad to see that as long as...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 02-13-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 29,813
Posted By hooler1
Hi Crystal. I did talk to the dealership they...

Hi Crystal. I did talk to the dealership they thought the warranty on this repair was 1 yr or 12000 miles. My repair was done over two years ago in Jan 2013 so either way if it's the same problem it...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-13-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By hooler1
That's great information Ken! So what you are...

That's great information Ken! So what you are saying here is if you want to calibrate this gauge for mid scale 190 degrees you just add a 50 Ohm resistor in series with the sender to the gauge?...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 02-12-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 29,813
Posted By hooler1
Hi Crystal, It's a 2009, I'm...

Hi Crystal,

It's a 2009, I'm the second owner, and it just rolled 62000 miles. I have not talked to the dealership about it yet. I have a lot of faith in my dealership. They are...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 02-11-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By hooler1
I have the same hood problems on my 56. I was...

I have the same hood problems on my 56. I was going to pull my hood off, and take off the hinges, pull the springs off, and lube the center pivots. Then a friend of mine told me to try one thing...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 02-08-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 29,813
Posted By hooler1
Well, it's been two years since I have done the...

Well, it's been two years since I have done the above, and now guess what? It looks like it is happening again! Guess I will have to take it back to the dealer and see how they handle it. The truck...
Forum: 1948 - 1956 F1, F100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-28-2015, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 653
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: 436
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: 436
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: 436
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: 436
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: 436
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: 436
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: 436
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...
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