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Forum: THE LOBBY 10-20-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 116
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Posted By Dick Boneske
Last met Jim Wangers in Milwaukee at a car show...

Last met Jim Wangers in Milwaukee at a car show about 2016. He was very gracious and intersting to talk with.
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-18-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By Dick Boneske
There is a driverís side & passenger side. I have...

There is a driverís side & passenger side. I have a driverís side I canship.
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 10-15-2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 275
Posted By Dick Boneske
I have one from a '64. If you can't find one, PM...

I have one from a '64. If you can't find one, PM me.
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 10-04-2021, 01:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,979
Posted By Dick Boneske
I did not receive your PM. you can text to...

I did not receive your PM. you can text to 920-450-1040 or email to bocoogto@charter.net
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 10-02-2021, 12:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,979
Posted By Dick Boneske
At cuise, the power valve would be closed. When...

At cuise, the power valve would be closed. When vacuum drops under acceleration, the spring/rod pushes the valve open, effectively richening the fuel/air mixture. The four holes in the power valve...
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 09-28-2021, 04:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,979
Posted By Dick Boneske
The size of the idle bypass restrictors are...

The size of the idle bypass restrictors are critical if an aftermarket cam is installed. The stock Tri-Power center carbs have them at .043" or .046". I've found that with a cam similar to the RAIV...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-24-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 645
Posted By Dick Boneske
Normally the stock vacuum advance provides more...

Normally the stock vacuum advance provides more than 10 degrees. Iíve found that 12-15 degrees initial , with about 22 degrees centrifugal advance works well. That gives you 34-37 degrees total...
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 09-22-2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,979
Posted By Dick Boneske
Is there gas in the float bowl? You can tell by...

Is there gas in the float bowl? You can tell by opterating the throttle to see if gas squirts from the accelerator pump holes.
Forum: 61-66 Big Pontiac TECH 09-22-2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Dick Boneske
Hereís progress on the Tri-Power. Itís...

Hereís progress on the Tri-Power.

Itís going to go on a Ď64 Grand Prix. The block is a Ď64 421code 45B, which is the 421 HO, factory rated at 370 Hp. Heads are Ď64 421 HO/Ď64 GTO casting...
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 09-21-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,979
Posted By Dick Boneske
1/4-28. Due to the angle of the hole and...

1/4-28. Due to the angle of the hole and interference with the edge of the fuel bowl.

Do not discard that float bowl! It can be fixed.

Remember, jets have no effect on idle.
Forum: 61-66 Big Pontiac TECH 09-21-2021, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Dick Boneske
Here is what it looks like.

Here is what it looks like.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-21-2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By Dick Boneske
I've just been using a large screwdriver for the...

I've just been using a large screwdriver for the power valve on Rochester 2G carbs. The spring loaded plunger simply depresses to the bottom of the screwdriver slot. Have I missed something?
Forum: 61-66 Big Pontiac TECH 09-21-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Dick Boneske
'64 Grand Prix Tri-Power Waterneck

I have a few odd watenecks that I believe are for '64 Big Pontiacs. The casting number is 9776545.

The shape is nearly identical to the '66 GTO and big Pontiac waternecks, but with a different...
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 09-20-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,979
Posted By Dick Boneske
Spring in the kit will be fine. I use both...

Spring in the kit will be fine. I use both lengths interchangeably.
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 09-19-2021, 12:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,979
Posted By Dick Boneske
Need to know what vacuum reading you have. It...

Need to know what vacuum reading you have. It needs to be sufficient to pull the power valve rod off the power valve at idle.

For your application. You need to open the idle bypass restrictors to...
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 09-15-2021, 10:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,979
Posted By Dick Boneske
As Kenth pointed out, the venturi cluster needs...

As Kenth pointed out, the venturi cluster needs to be tweaked to work with the mods you've made to your engine. Adjusting the idle screws is the last step in the process of setting up for decent...
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 09-14-2021, 09:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,979
Posted By Dick Boneske
With the cam you have, mods have to be made to...

With the cam you have, mods have to be made to the venturi cluster and power valve spring. Until this is done, idle will be too rich.

I have no idea what hole size a Holley #74 jet has, but with...
Forum: Midwest 09-12-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Dick Boneske
Here are a few of the cars at our show.

Here are a few of the cars at our show.
Forum: Midwest 09-12-2021, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Dick Boneske
Our show on 9-11 went very well! We had 120...

Our show on 9-11 went very well! We had 120 Pontiacs entered, gave trophies to the top 20 vote-getters. We had five drag race cars on display, including our own club member's Glory Days '65 GTO, Rich...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-08-2021, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,109
Posted By Dick Boneske
Pretty damned good job!

Pretty damned good job!
Forum: The Body Shop TECH 09-07-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 775
Posted By Dick Boneske
You need to do the fronts first. The rears can be...

You need to do the fronts first. The rears can be adjusted to suit the fronts. Be prepared to exercise your patience. It all can be done, but sometimes you need to walk away from it and get a fresh...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-07-2021, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By Dick Boneske
The best product I've found is Eastwood Underhood...

The best product I've found is Eastwood Underhood Black. It matches the factory satin black very closely and applies nicely.

If you don't want to order from Eastwood, a cheaper alternative is...
Forum: Midwest 09-05-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Dick Boneske
Badger State Chapter POCI Annual Show Sept. 11 in Omro, WI

Our annual Pontiac/Oakland/CMC show will be held at Scott Park in Omro this next Saturday. Scott Park is on the banks of the Fox River, which is a really nice setting for a car show. There are many...
Forum: THE LOBBY 09-04-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,691
Posted By Dick Boneske
RIP, Jerry.

RIP, Jerry.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-03-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By Dick Boneske
Thanks for the help. We will proceed with...

Thanks for the help. We will proceed with caution.

The rear main seal is a BOP assy. To change that involves removing the rod caps, taking the crank out, etc. Debating on whether to take a...
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