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12-25-2017, 09:49 PM
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Posted By Hypoid

Wow, nice work! I don't check in too often,...

Wow, nice work!

I don't check in too often, but I keep coming back...
Replies: 17
Views: 692
Posted By Hypoid

A new occupation in a different industry, and a...

A new occupation in a different industry, and a lot of new tools!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By Hypoid

11-26-16, boy do I feel bad! I don't stop...

11-26-16, boy do I feel bad!

I don't stop cranking until the gauge stops going up. If that is what you did to get the numbers you posted, you are at 10% between cylinders.

I'd drive it like I...
Replies: 34
Views: 1,767
Posted By Hypoid

When I bought my first FE, premium gas was a...

When I bought my first FE, premium gas was a whopping $1.25/gallon. You could buy a replacement starter or alternator for $20.
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Views: 2,499
Posted By Hypoid

Or check with your local rebuilders. You might...

Or check with your local rebuilders. You might (still) be able to get reconditioned heads with exchange.
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Views: 14,154
Posted By Hypoid

Gee, I wonder if Ryan still has that truck...

Gee, I wonder if Ryan still has that truck...
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By Hypoid

Agreed! 8-9-10

Agreed! 8-9-10
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Views: 412
Posted By Hypoid

A properly sized 4V will give you better economy...

A properly sized 4V will give you better economy and performance... If you can keep your brains out of your foot. :)
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Views: 412
Posted By Hypoid

My '74 had that light, it was somewhere in the...

My '74 had that light, it was somewhere in the instrument cluster. It was disabled by the time I got it. Sadly, I had the cluster out of the dash to replace some lights and the plastic shell crumbled...
Replies: 15
Views: 4,350
Posted By Hypoid

Need more pictures: Top of a piston with carbon...

Need more pictures:
Top of a piston with carbon removed.
Second counterweight from the front has a number on it.
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By Hypoid

All other things being the same, yes, that is...

All other things being the same, yes, that is possible. If no improvement, remember to do a dry, and then a wet test.
11-24-2016, 08:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,625
Posted By Hypoid

Eleven years ago today, I was surrounded by...

Eleven years ago today, I was surrounded by friends and loved ones, discussing a road trip to help my Mrs' step-parents, who needed mechanical help while her step-mom was in the hospital.

Two days...
10-30-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By Hypoid

The higher you go, the thinner the air gets, the...

The higher you go, the thinner the air gets, the richer your A/F ratio gets. I would not retune the carb for a two day stay, but I would advance the timing a few degrees.

There is plenty here to...
10-26-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 808
Posted By Hypoid

The West side, heading East seems steeper, but...

The West side, heading East seems steeper, but neither approach is what I would call fun.

Are you comfortable with tuning your engine on the fly?
09-04-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,253
Posted By Hypoid

HEY!!!!! Back at ya. :)

HEY!!!!! Back at ya. :)
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