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Forum: Electrical Tech 10-08-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,413
Posted By Bill Hanlon
I thought those were called diodes.

I thought those were called diodes.
Forum: 61-66 Big Pontiac TECH 10-06-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 233
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Doesn't hurt to just let the galleries under the...

Doesn't hurt to just let the galleries under the studs stay clogged if you are replacing the rocker arms with ones that have the spurt holes.

I had ONE stud that was clogged on my '57 347 V8. I...
Forum: 61-66 Big Pontiac TECH 10-03-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,146
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Too bad the first two numbers of the license...

Too bad the first two numbers of the license plate aren't swapped.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-23-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,189
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Sounds like snake oil to me.

Sounds like snake oil to me.
Forum: Electrical Tech 09-23-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 800
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Given that all 5 do it, I'm willing to bet that...

Given that all 5 do it, I'm willing to bet that an analog meter's needle would be fairly steady to not moving at all under the same test. Reading a slight change is hard to do with a digital meter.
Forum: Non Pontiac Motors in Pontiacs 09-20-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Interesting non-Pontiac powered Firebird from Hagerty's web site

Here: https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/09/17/pontiac-pegasus-has-a-ferrari-heartbeat?utm_source=SFMC&utm_medium=email&utm_content=Daily_News_Friday_Sept_20
Forum: Electrical Tech 09-16-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,413
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Either I'm mixed up (happens a lot, especially on...

Either I'm mixed up (happens a lot, especially on Monday mornings) or you have pictures 2 and 3 reversed. Looks to me like #2 is brake vacuum.
Forum: 60 & Older Pontiac TECH 09-10-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 433
Posted By Bill Hanlon
8.0250D is the same part, but from the GMC Master...

8.0250D is the same part, but from the GMC Master Parts Book
Forum: Electrical Tech 09-09-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Yes, but it would also cause the solenoid to pull...

Yes, but it would also cause the solenoid to pull the Bendix into the flywheel. According to the original complaint, that is not happening. Bill Ryder's post is correct.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-08-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,756
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Might have worked if he had used silver (1964 or...

Might have worked if he had used silver (1964 or earlier) quarters.
Forum: Electrical Tech 09-08-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 1,413
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Those are proper values for a Blaster 2 coil.

Those are proper values for a Blaster 2 coil.
Forum: Electrical Tech 09-06-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Like Tom says, it shouldn't hurt the alternator...

Like Tom says, it shouldn't hurt the alternator at all.
Forum: Electrical Tech 09-03-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,125
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Make sure the locking nuts or set screws that...

Make sure the locking nuts or set screws that hold the tip to the soldering gun are nice and tight.
Forum: Electrical Tech 08-30-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By Bill Hanlon
I made up this 3 foot long "extension cord" for...

I made up this 3 foot long "extension cord" for cube relays. The female end is just a standard cube relay socket. Five wires running to the male end, covered with shrink wrap. The male end is five...
Forum: Electrical Tech 08-29-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Just what I need if it were about 1/10th the cost...

Just what I need if it were about 1/10th the cost and 2 feet longer.

Epoxy is setting up on my second attempt now. The liquid epoxy was too thin. I'm trying PC-7 now.
Forum: Electrical Tech 08-28-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By Bill Hanlon
That's plan B. Already have the relay torn...

That's plan B. Already have the relay torn apart, waiting to see if plan A works. Still can't believe nobody makes one.
Forum: Electrical Tech 08-28-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By Bill Hanlon
If I could see the socket that the relay plugs...

If I could see the socket that the relay plugs into, but I can't. Last night I started working on a solution using spade lugs set in potting compound (actually liquid epoxy) held in a relay cover...
Forum: Electrical Tech 08-26-2019, 10:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 692
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Need an extension cord for Bosch relays

I'm trying to troubleshoot an electrical problem around a Bosch type (cube, 5 pin, 30/85/86/87/87a, etc) relay that is buried way up in the dash. If I could get a meter on the relay pins I could...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 08-26-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,147
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Look at the fine print below the "Roadkill" logo...

Look at the fine print below the "Roadkill" logo when they come back from commercials. I'm pretty sure it says "sponsored by Dodge". Probably has something to do with the "stars" disdain with...
Forum: 61-63 Tempest & LeMans TECH 08-19-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 359
Posted By Bill Hanlon
According to the 1966 Pontiac Chassis Parts...

According to the 1966 Pontiac Chassis Parts Catalog, Pontiac only supplied oversize pistons for the '63 326 (actually 336) to +0.030" = 3.810". Not saying you couldn't find larger pistons elsewhere.
Forum: Electrical Tech 08-18-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Google is STILL your friend. ...

Google is STILL your friend.

https://www.ebay.com/p/BUSS-AGW4-Fuses-4-Amp-32v-Glass-Fuse-Bussmann-Fast-Acting/1915163447
https://www.allfuses.com/agu-4
Forum: Pontiac - Street 08-16-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 377
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Depending on how huge, try finding a hex head...

Depending on how huge, try finding a hex head bolt that will sit snugly into the plug. If you can, add a double nut locked together on the bolt and back it out with a socket.
Forum: Electrical Tech 08-15-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Google is your friend.

Google is your friend.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 08-13-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,887
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Mine is just a Speedway 91012338 HEI module, BUT...

Mine is just a Speedway 91012338 HEI module, BUT (big but)
a. being a six cylinder mine fires 25% less times at any given RPM than a V8
b. being a basically stock 228 cubic inch engine from...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 08-13-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,887
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Completely non-Pontiac answer, but does apply to...

Completely non-Pontiac answer, but does apply to remotely mounted GM HEI modules.....

I modified the distributor in my '52 GMC six cylinder engine by ..
1. Removed the points and condenser from...
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