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Forum: THE LOBBY 02-17-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,107
Posted By pont3
RIP Rush, you were a great person. You even...

RIP Rush, you were a great person. You even owned a '71 Lemans as your first car. As an avid fan I will deeply miss your shows.
Forum: THE LOBBY 10-13-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,133
Posted By pont3
I have to say that I've never experienced this...

I have to say that I've never experienced this problem, and I have three cars that I drive regularly, and I've never had a problem filling them. Certain pumps are configured differently, but it...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-03-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 402
Posted By pont3
Yes, that is the result of using the wrong intake...

Yes, that is the result of using the wrong intake gasket. The last set of fel-pro gaskets I ordered included four intake gaskets, and I, too chose the wrong one initially. The gasket set includes a...
Forum: THE LOBBY 09-03-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,942
Posted By pont3
I love this show simply because these guys just...

I love this show simply because these guys just like to have fun. They take junk from a junkyard, get it running, and immediately set out on a road trip. Yes, they have back up to keep them from...
Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 08-22-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By pont3
My opinion is to forego the spoiler, especially...

My opinion is to forego the spoiler, especially the whale tale. Personally, I can't stand them. If you drive your car often enough, you'll get PLENTY of attention with or without a spoiler. But,...
Forum: THE LOBBY 08-19-2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,305
Posted By pont3
As the current original owner of a 2004 and a...

As the current original owner of a 2004 and a 2006 GTO, I don't see how these cars are some of the worst. My '04 has 92k miles and retains ALL original parts except tires, brake pads, thermostat,...
Forum: THE LOBBY 08-11-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,511
Posted By pont3
Has anybody seen this fuel set-up for Pontiac?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/288757792205005/
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-28-2020, 11:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,876
Posted By pont3
Well, after I replaced the valve cover gaskets I...

Well, after I replaced the valve cover gaskets I had the engine running and was looking closely for leaks. That's when I noticed the exhaust leak between the the pipe and manifold. So I jacked up...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-28-2020, 11:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,876
Posted By pont3
That is an excellent idea!

That is an excellent idea!
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-27-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,876
Posted By pont3
Okay, here's what happened today. I removed the...

Okay, here's what happened today. I removed the valve covers and the oil deflectors and backed off the rockers. Made NO difference. So I re-torqued them to 20 lbs ft and put the valve covers back...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-27-2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,876
Posted By pont3
Thank you so much for that contribution as the...

Thank you so much for that contribution as the manual is vague with vehicles equipped with chevy engines and you really have to be careful which procedures apply to a Pontiac engine. I was pretty...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-26-2020, 11:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,876
Posted By pont3
The machine shop that refurbished my heads is the...

The machine shop that refurbished my heads is the same shop (and guy} who built my engine back in the nineties. That's been a while but I was confident that he knew what he was doing. For now, I'm...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-26-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,876
Posted By pont3
This is what I was thinking but I re-read the...

This is what I was thinking but I re-read the manual and it didn't mention putting the base circle. The way I understood it was that was applicable to adjustable valve trains. In the past, I always...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-26-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,876
Posted By pont3
Okay, thanks for the responses. I did not remove...

Okay, thanks for the responses. I did not remove any of the lifters as they were all quiet and seemed fine before I tore the engine down. I did visually verify that all the lifters were up to the...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-26-2020, 12:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,876
Posted By pont3
Stumped

Okay, here it goes. I started out replacing the leaking valve cover gaskets on my '72 Lemans sport 400. That lead to a leaky exhaust flange. I tried to tighten the flange bolts and they broke off,...
Forum: THE LOBBY 07-25-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,998
Posted By pont3
My point is, different strokes for different...

My point is, different strokes for different folks! I just don't see how one could refer to another as to how one spend ONE'S money. Most people who acquire enough money to splurge on silly things...
Forum: THE LOBBY 07-25-2020, 12:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,998
Posted By pont3
Why do you have to call the guy " an idiot and a...

Why do you have to call the guy " an idiot and a fool"? He obviously likes the style of the car and wants it to drive like a modern car. It's HIS car! Like me, he is probably not into these cars...
Forum: THE LOBBY 07-22-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 778
Posted By pont3
Thought this craigslist ad was funny

https://stlouis.craigslist.org/pts/d/farmington-1966-pontiac-parts/7162678554.html
Forum: 61-77 GTO, Tempest & LeMans Parts For SALE 07-22-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 408
Posted By pont3
Where are you located? Could you text a pic to...

Where are you located? Could you text a pic to 3144866024? Thanks.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-15-2020, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 776
Posted By pont3
Just curious, wouldn't the hold down clamp and...

Just curious, wouldn't the hold down clamp and bolt provide sufficient grounding of the distributor to the engine?


And to the OP, I would check the carbon contact in the distributor cap, (the...
Forum: THE LOBBY 06-10-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,167
Posted By pont3
I'm in that minority with you.

I'm in that minority with you.
Forum: THE LOBBY 06-07-2020, 12:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,167
Posted By pont3
Yeah, those Kindig door handles are cool, but I...

Yeah, those Kindig door handles are cool, but I prefer the factory handles and mirrors. And those big assed rear tires look too cartoonish to me. That stance just doesn't work for me. But to each...
Forum: THE LOBBY 06-06-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,459
Posted By pont3
Imagine that!

Imagine that!
Forum: THE LOBBY 06-06-2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,167
Posted By pont3
I've watched that probably six times over the...

I've watched that probably six times over the last three years and I still think they should have gone with an LS engine. The BS about the frame being bent is just nonsense. They knew they were...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-24-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 452
Posted By pont3
Question about hard throttle pedal

Sometimes when driving my '72 GTO, it seems the gas pedal gets harder to press and the response is just not there. It's like you have to press the pedal further to get response and once I do, it...
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