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Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-21-2022, 11:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,486
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
Documentation showed Pontiac stopped placing the...

Documentation showed Pontiac stopped placing the 744 cam in RAIII engines in 1969 because of starting issues in cold weather. Pete McCarthy reports the 744 cam was used through engine number 709185....
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-20-2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
I decided to rebuild the original disc brake mc...

I decided to rebuild the original disc brake mc on my 69 GTO several years ago. At that time, you could still buy the Delco rebuild kit. I honed out the mc and the bore looked great. Installed the...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-06-2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
I rebuilt my MC years ago when you could still...

I rebuilt my MC years ago when you could still purchase the rebuild kit from GM. Honed the bore and it looked great. I followed the service manual and bench bled the unit without any issues. I used...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-04-2022, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
I have an original car with the hideaways, and I...

I have an original car with the hideaways, and I believe that grommet you're referring to is white plastic. Try placing an electrical rubber grommet in that hole. I've seen several large sizes and...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 08-29-2022, 12:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 728
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
Back in HS auto shop our instructor did this very...

Back in HS auto shop our instructor did this very thing. He said water would steam clean the inside of the engine and tried it on a carboned-up engine. He said the exhaust spit out black bits of...
Forum: 69-71 Judges only TECH 08-28-2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
I've never had the yellow color issue happen with...

I've never had the yellow color issue happen with 69 Judge strips and now they are over 30 years old. What I have had happen though is the blue color shade can be different even when the part...
Forum: 69-71 Judges only TECH 08-27-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
Hey Rich, hope to see you at the club car show...

Hey Rich, hope to see you at the club car show next month. We have to talk about this car. I don't recall seeing it anywhere but would love to talk to the current owner. The story he told you...
Forum: THE LOBBY 08-19-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,896
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
I'm not going to get into an argument with you...

I'm not going to get into an argument with you about eBay's scruples which I feel are suspect. You're sugar-coating eBay's problems where Cliff is telling us like it is. Further, your years in eBay...
Forum: THE LOBBY 08-19-2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,896
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
Cliffs complaints about eBay are pretty...

Cliffs complaints about eBay are pretty universal. I know a lot of sellers and they echo Cliffs words! I've sold a few things myself over the years but would never have an eBay store. Years ago, I...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 08-17-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
Now this brings back memories. In the early 70's...

Now this brings back memories. In the early 70's while in mechanics school, we rebuilt a 65 389 GTO engine with an AFB carb. We cammed the engine with a then called 3/4 race hydraulic bump stick and...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 08-11-2022, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
My 69 is just like this one. 175 flasher, for the...

My 69 is just like this one. 175 flasher, for the hazard. I believe this is my original one too...
Forum: 69-71 Judges only TECH 08-02-2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,159
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
Hey Pete, I've been able to get NOS stripes to...

Hey Pete, I've been able to get NOS stripes to stick fine recently but it takes some work. I prefer them to the repros. The repros are fine and look great but the color is still a bit off from the...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 07-17-2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,667
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
Years ago, when Kryta was on here and pissing...

Years ago, when Kryta was on here and pissing people off, he claimed that Inline supplied tubing to The Right Stuff, another brake and tube supplier. That could be but many of us didn't want to do...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 07-15-2022, 12:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,667
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
I have not seen anything I ordered from Ames with...

I have not seen anything I ordered from Ames with an Inline Tube label. If I had, I would have been very disappointed. Posted on eBay right now, Inline lists a ram air pull cable as NOS OEM. Read...
Forum: 69-71 Judges only TECH 07-13-2022, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,519
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
Many fakes running around today. Seems there are...

Many fakes running around today. Seems there are more Judges today than ever produced. People are finding these cars in salvage yards and removing the data plates then placing them on a GTO,...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 07-13-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
I rebuilt my original years ago and never had an...

I rebuilt my original years ago and never had an issue. I do know that the Chinese knockoffs are not very good and that may be part of your problem. Someone here I'm sure will be able to comment on...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 07-08-2022, 11:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,667
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
Agreed. John Kryta and Inline Tube I would never...

Agreed. John Kryta and Inline Tube I would never deal with. They produce stuff claiming originality, NOS, etc. that is not correct. This decal is just one of many errors you will find with Inline...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-24-2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,895
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
Most of the people that run on a track are trying...

Most of the people that run on a track are trying to win races. Why would an owner want a "turd" then?? That makes little sense!!
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-24-2022, 01:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,895
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
I get a great education from your posts Cliff....

I get a great education from your posts Cliff. Since you have been working in this field for years and have seen so much, you are the person to listen too. My experiences with camshafts don't go much...
Forum: 69-71 Judges only TECH 06-18-2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,839
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
Thumbs up Great story Rich like all those yarns you spin...

Great story Rich like all those yarns you spin from the old days in Mauston!!!
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-08-2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
I thought Cliff was still working on carbs? Give...

I thought Cliff was still working on carbs? Give him a call or email him to check for sure. Cliff is the best and probably could make a good guess as to the problem you are having.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-06-2022, 01:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,617
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
This is exactly my point. Half backed ignorant...

This is exactly my point. Half backed ignorant suggestions to lost souls that don't know any better. The internet is full of them so beware!!!
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-06-2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,617
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
I have many reference books in my library on...

I have many reference books in my library on Pontiacs written by authors I do trust. I see your point there. However, the internet has opened the door to "supposed" experts that can ruin a job and/or...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-05-2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
This same thing happened to me years ago with my...

This same thing happened to me years ago with my 69 GTO. I had snow packed on the windshield which jammed and stopped the wipers. The linkage got slight bent. The wipers would park but won't shut...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-05-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,617
Posted By Ram Air IV Jack
You have a good point here and there is some...

You have a good point here and there is some logic in what you say. However, Cliff has been an expert with these Qjets for years and his data is solid and recent. One thing about the net, the BS...
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