The Jalopy Journal
Of course its night and day. But I daily drive a 400 hp Hemi in off topic vehicle
Its got nice grunt not super revving but nice and torky...gotta...
Okay this is for you "Mopar Gurus" .
Okay recently installed a 1986 LA 318 904 combo into my 55 Fargo truck.
This was mated to Mopar 8 1/4 diff...
64 early this morning and 68 now, 72 inside the hotrod barn. Sry westerly flow from Alberta. Today 77 and much drier
It feels so pleasant like...
10 degrees ATDC at idle is not good.
Most of these are to be near TDC at idle, or at 2 to 4 BTDC at 550 RPM.
Or do you mean your way to advanced...
PM Hitek on here.
He can help you out with this.
Stromberg arent bad, but the Carter BB is a good carb too.
Something is wrong with your carb....
Get a carter BB sized for your engine.
35 mph. Try 55 to 60 for 50 miles.
Get another carb, even a Langdon progressive 2bbl would be better.
Your air to fuel ratio is way out
Running far to rich.
Carter BB ? But what kinda shape is it in?
Advance your timing to highest vacuum and back...
Okay so took my "beater" put on highway for quick first drive with 318 swap.
Made video on my road prior too getting on highway.
Ah we got a reprieve? 75 with 88% humidity so like 88.
Cloudy and dome t/storms comin through.
Although its humid, with lower temps it feels much...
At 5 pm my daughter and I went to A&W for supper, it was 93 in town...
Uh Edmonton Alberta dont you mean -45...lol
I hear yah on temps near freezing but damp, its way worse than 0 on a sunny dry day and no wind
Where our serious heat might be 4 to 6 weeks it ain't like months long.
So we get a taste but not real long duration. Sometimes August is hotter...
Its 91 here as I write humidex 100.
Cooled off in above ground pool.
House is cool with central A.C..
Shop is now warm.
I do a bunch in morning...
Oh I hear yah on winter versus summer temps.
It can be down right brutal here in winter, even a bit colder than Fargo ND and much colder than...
Ole Blue, yup 1 of our Beers. All kinds here now including most American brands.
Michigan is good and humid, lake effect
Hey all folks living in the hottest most humid parts.
This could be northern people too.
Okay so In near Winnipeg Canada, directly north of Dallas...
It appears some transmission require a neutral safety and reverse light on shifter.
My Chrysler 904 both switches built into trans.
Okay so installed my vintage Mr Gasket ratchet shifter, basically roughed in. It works great after a bunch of tweaking.
I need a cover and boot or...
Okay back to the shifter 4 my truck.
I got lucky, local guy, racer trans builder etc.
He had the parts for my Mr Gasket ratchet shifter, handle,...
Enjoyed your post, yes you are the "real deal" hotrodder ftom Wayback.
Could we get you to post some pics?
79 and still playing with old cars, how...
Here's a more detailed look at my Heap...
Nothing like "old car" memories Jer
So very true.
I did go for a short drive.
While not a race truck power difference from flathead 6 is night and day.
First start on 318 swap.
Cuz thats all that matters. What you people who dont have old cars dont like Primer paint jobs...lol
Nothing like a well engineered, goes like stink beater....
Im with yah on this front.
Yah Im "fixin" to drive it like it is, zat okay with yall...
And most importantly your alive to share your story.
Love Stude Trucks
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