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thank you for the advice.
a question; 1986 Caprice with automatic transmission; I have to tow it 8 mls/ 12 km.
Can I flat tow it at low speed without dismantling the...
Nice sound indeed !
The project is reactivated and running.
Configuration is now : LG 4 305 ci (‘86), 700-R4, Holley, manual choke, 600 cfm
Rear axle reduction is...
as I just found out, the "returning current" ( to 15) indeed activates the relais, giving the same loop ...
I also can connect the distr. to 75,...
Thank you for this appreciated response.
I'll try it.
Good day all,
The B 32 project is still going strong and residing happy in the garage; the engine turned over and not that bad. Just one little...
... those pictures were taken on saturday
I was there on sunday, pouring rain all day long :cool:
thanks for sharing them, just awesome,
I'm not discarding the choke, Jim, not at all;
I'm still trying to understand and save the carb!
I removed a vacuum thing,
and since the world never stops turning ..
the carb nr is 17058204
which learns it was built in ' 78
as always a matter of taking and giving ...
the pressure - dixit the box - is around 5 psi, and since the pump has only to push the petrol and...
considering the tips and tricks, I opened it and closed it sucesfully,
with the right result.
The choke doesn't work - maybe because some...
thàt is input ! :)
thanks for the usefull advice,
the leak is here,
float level indeed seems to be too high;
And the vacuum advance on...
there's no computer involved;
here some shots from different angles,
the leak is on top at the front, and also a little lower than "on top";...
my project-engine is working less or more properly,
but I have a kind of fast creeping leak on top of the carb,
so properly might be the wrong...
hmm ... obviously I dindn't meet him, but surely his cousin ...:)
back on ...
drums grow , or better: diminish to an elipse-form, meaning the...
two wires; one 60 mm² to the battery,
S to the starter.
.. with a very small heart because the engine hasn't run since 1997;
I used the search function, and found a thread with several diagrams, with coils and resistors, solenoids and regulators: I have none of them; I...
It's a Remy-Delco distributor which looked fairly new when I bought the engine,
2/ when I measure from S to the housing, it seems like S is...
who can help me with the where-abouts :-) ?
the engine is a LG 4, 1986 ( caprice )
the big pole (top) is connected to the battery, +
R gets a +...
The design is neat and brilliant, and the shaping is more than outstanding !
the deuce is slowly coming out of the pipeline
the car is black; hardly chrome only headlamps and tail lights
The Chatillon graveyard update
it's growing worse, more moss than car ...
this thread is really a treasure
when using a foreign language, always be carefull with abbrevations of words like, for instance, association;
it could cause a negative...
To be honest, I don't know you at all;
you're so far away from here,
we never met and there's a big chance we never will ...
since you are a...
thàt is a Thai Tranny :)
Thanks for the usefull answers
I've read all I could, but I still have a couple of questions.
The engine is a standard 305 + 700-R4 ( ex Caprice , 1986 ) in a light...
I like the engineering and the build ;
Like I start with a lot of dry maple and spruce to build a guitar or a violin, I start with a lot of...
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