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Forum: Pontiac - Street Yesterday, 12:36 PM
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Look at the bottom of this page, and I would...

Look at the bottom of this page, and I would suggest the 2+ setup.

https://www.specclutch.com/cars/Pontiac/GTO/1970/Single

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Forum: Pontiac - Street Yesterday, 12:26 PM
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Posted By HWYSTR455
No, not 'sure', but they do look very much alike....

No, not 'sure', but they do look very much alike.

Just make sure you get the right spline disc for the trans you have.

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Forum: Pontiac - Street Yesterday, 10:45 AM
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Views: 258
Posted By HWYSTR455
Yes, ACT or SPEC, which as pointed out on the...

Yes, ACT or SPEC, which as pointed out on the previous thread, appear to be the same manufacturer.

https://www.specclutch.com/

https://www.advancedclutch.com/

You have to call them and tell...
Forum: Pontiac - Street Yesterday, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 428
Posted By HWYSTR455
13.72 is respectable, that's right around what...

13.72 is respectable, that's right around what Road & Track registered back in the day.

Minor tuning should bring that down some, like timing and carb tweaks. Could probably knock off a half a...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-31-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 640
Posted By HWYSTR455
Pumps that come with the reservoir already have a...

Pumps that come with the reservoir already have a flow valve in them. In that case, it's recommended to use your original valve.

If the original was rebuilt, most likely the same valve was reused...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-31-2020, 01:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 640
Posted By HWYSTR455
Uhg. Well, squeal, you can try flushing it. It...

Uhg. Well, squeal, you can try flushing it. It could be grabbing at a particular spot, might be debris in there.

Flow valves need to meet the requirements of the box in use, and if I recall...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-31-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 640
Posted By HWYSTR455
Sometimes pumps 'brownout', and/or boxes dump...

Sometimes pumps 'brownout', and/or boxes dump crap into the fluid. It's a good idea to do at least a fluid change when replacing a pump.

The additive packages in ATF keep clutches in a trans clean...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-31-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 640
Posted By HWYSTR455
You can flush the system by removing the return...

You can flush the system by removing the return line from the pump, and plug the pump side, letting the hose still connected to the box go into a recovery pan. Then turn the wheel lock to lock,...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-31-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 640
Posted By HWYSTR455
ATF or Power Steering Fluid ...

ATF or Power Steering Fluid

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5b0brwbSdZw

Is Synthetic Power Steering Fluid the Best?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77dsDi-pTzc

Whats the BEST Power...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-31-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 640
Posted By HWYSTR455
Use power steering fluid and not ATF, too. ...

Use power steering fluid and not ATF, too.


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Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-31-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 640
Posted By HWYSTR455
I've never had luck getting the pump to reservoir...

I've never had luck getting the pump to reservoir to seal, I gave up on rebuilding them. Just buy a replacement with the reservoir. If it doesn't work or leaks, return it.

It might take a few to...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-31-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 659
Posted By HWYSTR455
The block (starter pad), starter, and...

The block (starter pad), starter, and flexplate/flywheel relation is why it needs shims. Or at least checked. Not matter auto or manual, you NEED to check. Period.

If any of the parts change,...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-31-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 894
Posted By HWYSTR455
x3. The Dupli-Color 1615 Aluminum Engine Paint is...

x3. The Dupli-Color 1615 Aluminum Engine Paint is the right 'tone', not real shiny or anything, and looks great. Easy to touch up too.

I usually etch intakes, but it's tough to do the same on...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-28-2020, 04:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,888
Posted By HWYSTR455
I need to go back and see what my glass cost for...

I need to go back and see what my glass cost for the A body, I did get it all via Ames. I think when I was shopping I did see a wide range of costs, and looks like I ended up with a $200 windshield,...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-28-2020, 10:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,888
Posted By HWYSTR455
What did you pay, $450? I need one for my 'bird. ...

What did you pay, $450? I need one for my 'bird.


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Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 03-18-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By HWYSTR455
Yeah sounds like the generically boxed some and...

Yeah sounds like the generically boxed some and sent to you, sounds like you got the wrong ones. The bushings are different thicknesses depending where they go. They used to be color coded, I forget...
Forum: Electrical Tech 03-18-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 619
Posted By HWYSTR455
The American Auto Wire Classic Update harness...

The American Auto Wire Classic Update harness will do what you're trying to do, but they are about $600, for the whole car. I don't think you can order just the dash harness.
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Forum: Heating & Cooling TECH 03-12-2020, 01:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,863
Posted By HWYSTR455
Which kit is that, the truck one, like the 298? ...

Which kit is that, the truck one, like the 298?

Only Flex-a-Lite fans that I've seen work are the Black Magic ones and the full size truck ones.


You basically need about more than 3500 cfm+...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-12-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By HWYSTR455
Looks like Quick Draw makes an adapter...

Looks like Quick Draw makes an adapter bellhousing for a TR-4050 to Chevy SBC/BBC/LS, so you could use a Pontiac to Chevy adapter with this:
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Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-12-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By HWYSTR455
That's a tough call, since not sure how much room...

That's a tough call, since not sure how much room there is under there, and the GVW rating scale, but Tremec makes light and medium duty 'truck' manual transmissions.

Here's the TR-4050, which...
Forum: Heating & Cooling TECH 03-12-2020, 10:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,863
Posted By HWYSTR455
Post a pic of the rad/shroud/fan combo. .

Post a pic of the rad/shroud/fan combo.

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Forum: Heating & Cooling TECH 03-11-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,863
Posted By HWYSTR455
So one condition I had with a similar setup,...

So one condition I had with a similar setup, where a car with gear at highway speeds, say 3500-4500 RPM, at part throttle/low load, would pull the vacuum advance enough to where it would start...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-10-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,226
Posted By HWYSTR455
You can flash the ECU you have and just get the...

You can flash the ECU you have and just get the universal multiport harness & injector harness, will save you like $600. You probably already have a bypass regulator. Or should.

But you could...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-10-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,983
Posted By HWYSTR455
I use the XLerators a lot, as well as the Dynomax...

I use the XLerators a lot, as well as the Dynomax Super Turbos. The Goerlich's have a more raspy sound and do wake up when you stomp on it. The Super Turbos are more quiet than the XLerators. Either...
Forum: Heating & Cooling TECH 03-09-2020, 12:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,863
Posted By HWYSTR455
Yes, the fan shrouds do need a relief to allow...

Yes, the fan shrouds do need a relief to allow air to pass when on the highway, but another thing I've seen is where the fans and shroud are too close to the core, and the shroud is completely flat....
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