The Jalopy Journal
Would this be a new cam? And if so where did you get it?
Not very desirable in stock form for performance usage, actual compression ratio usually measures out to be in the high 7's to low 8 to 1 range,...
Put it on YouTube and link the video in a post.
The hole you're pointing too is the dipstick hole, it should have a shout tube (about an inch) in it for the stick to sit in.
I would say 2.02 is cutting it a little too close. My 341 has 1.94 intake valves in it from the factory and that seems a little close.
Only when doing an oil change.
Hope that big behemoth has more than a slant six in it.
Looks pretty straight and solid except for the driver rocker and the bumper.
Clean it real good, use a good quality paper/fiber gasket and if you're still worried smear some RTV around the trouble spot.
I would highly suspect ignition parts in this case, just because they are "new" doesn't mean they are good.
While hot and running poor, pull the...
Been slow going with the '46, my other "OT" cars have been the focus of my attention lately, Also the '46 has a head gasket that isn't sealing so...
You have to ask yourself,
How rusty is this frame?
Is this something that can be tackled with an angle grinder and a wire wheel?
And far do you...
Yeah you wouldn't want to use those on a flat head Ford
You can have any color you want, so long as it's black!
Desoto heads have a single bolt hole in the ends of the heads and don't have water crossover ports in the ends of the heads.
Now you just need to...
Nice... I like the 8 lug truck rear end.
Don't give up yet.
Check your firing order (153624) and wire placement in the distributor, it looks a little off.
Pull #1 spark plug, put your...
Looks like Cadillac but the 2 piece shafts seem odd.
How much clearance do you have between the balance weight on the drum and the wheel?
Have you tried cleaning the originals? You might get lucky and they are gunked up with sludge, soaking them in kerosene and working the plunger in...
So nobody mentioned It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World yet? Plenty of realistic chase action in that one.
How about the magnets to put on fuel lines to "energize" the fuel molecules for better mileage.
Damn.. that's sexy
I guess she couldn't cry her way out of that ticket.
Maybe they didn't want confusion with the Chrysler 331 hemi.
Carter YH was the side draft carb. It was also used in marine applications on Fords and Graymarine v8's.
The '89 transmission will most likely use a lock up converter, the '69 uses a regular non lock up converter, so you can't mix and match them.
On my big block Dart I have to put the car up in the air to get at the 2 middle plugs on the passenger side as the headers block access from the...
Soon to be hemi powered, stay tuned....
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