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Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-15-2021, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By Carousel72TRed
Smile Turbo 400 Factory Stall Speed

Thank You Steve P.,
I believe that should I decide to change the torque converter in my 69 GTO which has a stock 3.23 10 bolt rear end it will be one that has a 2000-2200 rpm stall speed which is...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-15-2021, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By Carousel72TRed
OEM Turbo 400 Torque Converter Stall Speed

Thank You 68gtoMN,

If I decide in the future to change the torque converter in my 69 GTO it seems a torque converter with a stall speed of 2000-2400 rpm would be the right choice. I am still...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-14-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 134
Posted By Carousel72TRed
TH 400 Transmission Stock Stall/Lockup Speed

Does anybody know what the torque converter stall/lockup speed was on a stock TH 400 transmission? I've been told varying stall stall speeds from 1200-1800 rpm . My car came with factory AC so I...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-14-2021, 01:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 868
Posted By Carousel72TRed
Best source for purchasing TH 400 Reply Page 1 of 2 1 2 >

78w72,

Thank you for replying. A few (more than a few) I used to be able to get it to downshift manually to low but I had to hold the console shift lever down for it to stay there in low. After...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-14-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 233
Posted By Carousel72TRed
68 GTO Fan Shroud Top Cover Install Modification for 69 GTO

Thank You North and 68gtoMN,

I checked the windshield washer jets on my GTO and it has the one screw and tab that clearly sticks out and my non ram air 69 hood has the 2 screws which would make...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-14-2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 868
Posted By Carousel72TRed
TH 400 Transmission Problems

Just to verify: My GTO when in Drive shifts through all 3 gears starting from a standstill but when I manually shift down to Low from Drive or 2nd it will NOT shift into Low which indicates a linkage...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-12-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 868
Posted By Carousel72TRed
Best source for purchasing TH 400

I can tell you I've had my GTO for 42 years (bought it from shipmate when I was in the Navy for $750) and the only thing I ever did to the transmission was put a B&M shift improver kit in it and...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-12-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 233
Posted By Carousel72TRed
Smile Thank You 68gtoMN, I found the side date...

Thank You 68gtoMN,

I found the side date stamping on my original non Ram Air hood and then I looked for it on my Ram Air hood and it's not visible because probably the paint on the side lip is too...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-12-2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 868
Posted By Carousel72TRed
TH 400 Transmission Problems

My 69 GTO will not shift into low manually but when it's in drive it goes through all the gears. As far as your car not shifting into low it could be your shift cable is stretched and you may be able...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-12-2021, 09:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 233
Posted By Carousel72TRed
68 GTO Fan Shroud Top Cover Install Modification for 69 GTO Reply

68gtoMN,
I took a closer look and took a pick and the C is probably a 0 which would read 1016 which would put the production date of the hood October 16 which makes the most sense to me.

Carousel...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-12-2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 259
Posted By Carousel72TRed
AC/Heater Duct Inlet Gasket

Thank you Dataway,
Did you put the weatherstrip in between the gap between the defroster plenum and the AC Heater Duct outlet or did you put it around them?

Carousel72TRed
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-11-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 259
Posted By Carousel72TRed
AC/Heater Duct Inlet Gasket

Thank You Dataway. Looks like I'm going to Home Depot and get a roll of 1" expandable foam. I also have the wiring harness that hooks up to the positive post on the alternator that bypasses the...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-11-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 233
Posted By Carousel72TRed
Thank you very much 68gtoMN. You have been a...

Thank you very much 68gtoMN. You have been a wealth of information and help to me in determining production origins and date coding. I just took a picture of the hood date code and from what I can...
Forum: THE LOBBY 10-11-2021, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By Carousel72TRed
Yes I agree with you I replaced my heater core...

Yes I agree with you I replaced my heater core and I have the AC/Heater Box which was extremely tough to get out. Hopefully when you did replace your heater core you left the end fasteners off of the...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-10-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 74
Posted By Carousel72TRed
Holley Carb with Ram Air Air Cleaner

I have a Holley 750 carb vacuum secondaries on my GTO with an aftermarket 17" air cleaner. I have a ram air air cleaner and when I put the ram air air cleaner and filter on it the idle on the car...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-10-2021, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 259
Posted By Carousel72TRed
AC/Heater Duct Inlet Gasket

Yes that seal set you ordered and I ordered from Ames is a disgrace. I am looking for a replacement foam seal for the upper and lower door area you are talking about. Also my ram air lower lower pan...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-08-2021, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 233
Posted By Carousel72TRed
68 GTO Fan Shroud Top Cover Install Mod for 69 GTO

Thank you very much 68gtoMN. I can tell you the split on the fan shroud is from somebody leaning on the fan shroud hump. I have sent a picture to you of the divot on the underside of the hood and if...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-08-2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 233
Posted By Carousel72TRed
68 GTO Fan Shroud Top Cover Install Modification for 69 GTO

Has anybody who has a 69 GTO modified the fan shroud cutting off the top portion and installed a 68 GTO fan shroud top cover? I am sick and tired of looking at the split in my fan shroud because...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-07-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Carousel72TRed
I believe they are called rear quarter window...

I believe they are called rear quarter window chrome sash channels and you can order them from Ame's performance or OPGI.

Carousel72TRed
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-07-2021, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 259
Posted By Carousel72TRed
AC Heater Duct Inlet Gasket

I have the exact same issue with my car. So far the only solution that I'm going to use for now is to put weatherstrip wide enough to fill the gap around the area between the duct and AC Heater Box...
Forum: 61-77 GTO, Tempest & LeMans Parts For SALE 10-07-2021, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,302
Posted By Carousel72TRed
69 GTO Defroster Duct

You can try Gary's GTO Goodies (gtogoodies.com) if he is still in business. I bought a new or NOS defroster duct for my 69 GTO (came with AC) in 2008. The phone number I have is 307-472-0574. Also...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-04-2021, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By Carousel72TRed
Thank you johnta1, Can you tell me is an I...

Thank you johnta1,
Can you tell me is an I letter used in engine block date identification. I have heard that they may not have used I's because it looks too much like a 1.

Carousel72TRed
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-04-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By Carousel72TRed
Red face 68 Engine Block Production Date Code Location and Reading Reply

Thank You 68 gtoMN & OG68

I am having a hard time reading the casting date on the block. If you read it from back to front left to right it looks like it reads J287 which would mean the block was...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-30-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By Carousel72TRed
Reading it from back to front.

Reading it from back to front.
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-30-2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By Carousel72TRed
Smile Yes the casting # is 9790071 and the partial vin...

Yes the casting # is 9790071 and the partial vin is 28E110783 (Linden NJ) but it is the production date code that I believe is located in the distributor pad area and it looks like it reads H287...
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