The Jalopy Journal
The truck and car differentials are different, close in some ways but different.
Hope and pray that you all stay well. With my old body, staying home was the answer. Good Lord willing, I'll see you all next year.
My paint adviser says "NO".
I think a couple (maybe) of new guys with less than a hundred posts are just having a little fun.
I don't think anyone here is suggesting you put the rear end in out of square.
Let me start out by saying " I don't know much about Pontiacs. Some engines come stock with the pistons slightly above the block. If you can...
According to KOAM tv, south-west Missouri is becoming a hot spot. Ryan, you have made the right call. Kind of a " live to fight another day"...
They can but I think that most people that run them pay more attention to detail .
Lots of the trucking companies and several farmers in the area have one in their shop. Used mostly for working on large trucks. Most of them...
I'd stick with the FE in one form or another.
Was the old saying " Nitro is for racing, alcohol is for drinking and gasoline is for washing parts"?
I use mineral spirits but have considered...
I think I'd consider the 300 hp 327 cam.
What Baumi said. Check you tube.
Thanks for the update.
My first car was a '51 Mercury with 4.10 gears and OD. Loved it then and haven't changed my mind.
I thought of a lot of things but the cure sure wasn't one of them.
Thanks for reporting the fix. I'll add it to the list of things to look for.
I don't know what kind of car you want to run this setup in, but if it weighs over 1500 pounds the power glide makes it a slug. Dual 4s and a...
I think Self, Warren, and Palmer all did it.
Guilty of using both 6" and 12". Gets me close enough to use something better.
It's always looked a little spooky to me so I don't do it. To me it's the aluminum and its condition, not the bolts.
One of the Moorehouse boys said " Ive seen a lot of changes in my lifetime and I've been against almost every one of them". Kind of sums it up...
A set of shimmed and leveled saw horses will be far better than the jack stands.
Lack of zinc seems to be the major factor. Overseas lifters and cam blanks also share part of the blame.
Even back in the 50's and 60's, camshaft...
Ran AHRA in 68 and 69 and the no bumper rule was in effect for Stock. Very liberal rules made it hard for a poor boy to keep up. Any camshaft...
I've got a set of Evans heads and a three deuce set up from the '60's.
I don't have the pictures but Cotton Werksman's cars were sure a combination of old and new.
Thanks Jim. Always appreciate your work.
Find a retired machinist that likes to tinker at home and have him make you a pair. That would work in my neighbor hood. Don't know about yours....
Put on an electric fuel pump and your troubles are over.
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