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06-18-2019, 02:54 PM
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Posted By jvmcc

I'm still dealing with my misbehaving Holley...

I'm still dealing with my misbehaving Holley 1904. My '53 215 isn't running well. I thought that I had found a vacuum leak which would explain why I need to keep the choke part way pulled out, just...
06-15-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By jvmcc

I suspect vacuum leaks, too. I did get a new idle...

I suspect vacuum leaks, too. I did get a new idle adjustment screw and ran the truck long enough to find that it still makes no difference whether it's screwed all the way in or all the way...
06-10-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By jvmcc

I'm at a loss as to what to do here. I know that...

I'm at a loss as to what to do here. I know that the throttle body on my 1904 Holley is not original to the truck. The whole carb is a rebuild that I probably bought 40 years ago... It has the spark...
06-10-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By jvmcc

1904 carburetors

My truck ("53 F100 w/ 215) has not been running well. It won't drive without the choke out a bit. I tried to tune it and noticed that the idle mixture screw did nothing; it ran the same whether it...
06-04-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 603
Posted By jvmcc

I've wondered about those holes myself on my '53....

I've wondered about those holes myself on my '53. I don't see any references to them in the shop manual.
06-04-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By jvmcc

So it looks like my carburetor isn't the original...

So it looks like my carburetor isn't the original that came with the truck...I'm assuming that this spark arrestor doesn't have much of an impact while I'm using it with a standard transmission. It's...
06-03-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 812
Posted By jvmcc

I built my own wiring harnesses for my '53 from...

I built my own wiring harnesses for my '53 from material I got from RI Wiring. They were great to work with and had all the connectors and cloth covered wire with all the factory colors. The...
06-03-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By jvmcc

1904 carburetors

I'm curious about Holley 1904 carburetors. I found a reconditioned one on Ebay. It looks like almost any other 1904, but the seller says it's for an automatic transmission. Outwardly, it doesn't look...
06-03-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By jvmcc

You guys are a great help. Many thanks. My part...

You guys are a great help. Many thanks. My part (1 GA 9447) is looking its age.It's supposed to be made of steel / asbestos, but it looks like the asbestos part of it has sort of fallen out over the...
06-03-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By jvmcc

You guys are a great help. Many thanks. My part...

You guys are a great help. Many thanks. My part (1 GA 9447) is looking its age.It's supposed to be made of steel / asbestos, but it looks like the asbestos part of it has sort of fallen out over the...
06-02-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By jvmcc

Update: I found that gasket on Ebay by doing a...

Update: I found that gasket on Ebay by doing a search for it by part number. Yea for me. $20 w/ shipping.
Does anyone know the part number for that thick gasket block used between a 1904 carburetor...
06-02-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 431
Posted By jvmcc

215 six gaskets

I'm doing some exhaust manifold work on my 1953 215 six-cylinder. I bought an exhaust gasket set from Mac's. What I was sent does not have the correct gasket that goes between the intake and exhaust...
06-01-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By jvmcc

6 volt flasher

Right after I rewired my 53 (6-volt, positive ground) my factory turn signals worked great. They flashed at a reasonable clip. Then, even though I made no additional changes to any wiring or lamping,...
05-28-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By jvmcc

The whole inspection thing in Vermont is totally...

The whole inspection thing in Vermont is totally screwed up. It seems like the current inspections standards were successfully lobbied for and put it place by the National Auto Dealer Association...
05-27-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,007
Posted By jvmcc

license plate lights

Here in Vermont, I cannot get my truck inspected if the rear bumper is on because it obscures the license plate. The license plate right now hangs from the driver side tail light bracket and is...
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