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Forum: Suspension TECH 03-30-2021, 08:50 AM
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Posted By pontiacphil
Scarecrow, I'm currently running a set of America...

Scarecrow, I'm currently running a set of America Racing VN-309 Torq Thrust, 15x7 wheels, with Goodyear Radial T/A's, 225/60r15. Does this info. help?
Forum: Suspension TECH 03-29-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By pontiacphil
Disc brake kit (front brakes) for 67' GTO.

Help! I've been a member here for over 15 yrs. but never posted very often. I am an older guy, not very mechanically adept. I want/need to convert my front drum brakes, to disc brakes. My car is a...
Forum: Suspension TECH 04-04-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By pontiacphil
New Shocks & Springs Installed.

This past Sat. a friend & I installed new rear shocks & springs on my 67'. Shocks are KYB HD KG5504 gas shocks. Talked with a very knowledgeable Moog Suspension Tech. adviser that is a muscle car...
Forum: Suspension TECH 03-22-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By pontiacphil
Good Info. Bart, Thanks.

I was thinking exactly what you stated about the taller tires creating MORE rubbing problems because of the sectional width being higher up in the fender well. The Summit tech. guy didn't factor that...
Forum: Suspension TECH 03-22-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By pontiacphil
When you live in a very rural area, as I do, you...

When you live in a very rural area, as I do, you often don't have the options like big city dwellers do. There are only a handful of body shops within 50 miles of my home & none of them have a...
Forum: Suspension TECH 03-21-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By pontiacphil
Yeah, I'm Struggling Still.

Okay, I really like the looks of the Torq-Thrusts and I know the backspacing is killing me. Looking at BF Goodrich Tire Charts I see that their 225/70x15 is 6.7" wide in tread width compared to the...
Forum: Suspension TECH 03-21-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By pontiacphil
Reply back to 1967 Tempest.

I did a lot of research this past weekend about Eastwood's Fender Well Roller. Seems that people that have used it say it's best to use on a car BEFORE you paint it. If your paint is in good shape...
Forum: Suspension TECH 03-21-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By pontiacphil
TheChamp, A couple of questions.

Thanks for the info. & suggestions. My tire info. (Summit cataloge) shows that the factory sized tires I WAS running, on factory Rallye I rims, (215x70x14) were 25.9" tall & the new 225x60x15 are...
Forum: Suspension TECH 03-20-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By pontiacphil
B-man you did offer some good advice but finding...

B-man you did offer some good advice but finding a set of Torq/Thrust 15x7's with a 4.5" BS was not found in my searching, unless you got deeper pockets than I do, to order custom built wheels. I've...
Forum: Suspension TECH 03-19-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 782
Posted By pontiacphil
New Wheels & Tires. Now Have Tire Rub!

Finally bit the bullet & got new wheels & tires for my 67' GTO. Ordered them from Summit because of their price & quick service. Got 15x7 Torq-Thrust Originals (3.75" backspace). Thought I'd be...
Forum: Suspension TECH 02-05-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 43,273
Posted By pontiacphil
Backspacing on new Torq-Thrusts.

I'm still shopping for tires & wheels for my 67' GTO. I like the looks of the new American Racing Torq-Thrust Originals (TTO, 309 series) & the prices at Summit & Jegs are reasonable. The 15x7's are...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-11-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By pontiacphil
Ponchjoe, I have taken yours, and others, advice...

Ponchjoe, I have taken yours, and others, advice & purchased one of Cliff's Quadrajet rebuild books. I'm not the world's best mechanic so I've enlisted a young friend (40 yrs. old), that is a good...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-08-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By pontiacphil
Thanks!

Thanks for all the responses I received pertaining to my Quadrajet questions. I appreciate all the good advice, info., and suggestions that you provided. Now I've got to try to put all this into...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-07-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By pontiacphil
I realize Cliff's Quadrajets are superb carbs....

I realize Cliff's Quadrajets are superb carbs. but I need a quick fix at present time and one that my billfold can afford. I was hoping someone might have experience with a replacement type carb....
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-07-2010, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By pontiacphil
Question New Replacement Carb. For Quadrajet.

What carburetor (new) would be a good replacement for the factory Quadrajet. My 67' GTO is a factory 400, 360 hp, automatic. The carb. on the motor is a new replacement Quadajet from GM that I...
Forum: Suspension TECH 09-25-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By pontiacphil
Thanx b-man!

That's exactly what I needed to know. I suspected such but feel better knowing it has been confirmed.
Forum: Suspension TECH 09-25-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By pontiacphil
Question 14 Inch Rally 1 Rim Width?

My 67' GTO has factory Rally 1's (14 inch). Does this wheel have a 6 in. or 7 in. rim width?
Forum: Suspension TECH 09-19-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By pontiacphil
Question 15x7 Torq Thrust D w/3.75" Backspace.

I'm currently running factory original 14" Rally 1's on my 67' GTO convertible. It has drum brakes & my tires are Goodyear Eagle ST's, 215x70x14 BUT they were bought new in 1984, so they are 26 yrs...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-04-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By pontiacphil
This is what I think is stamped on the heads. It...

This is what I think is stamped on the heads. It was late at night, & sort of dark in my garage, so I may have misread the #'s.
GM
D N (arrow points to N)
HO 79
3 6 (maybe an 8 & not a 6) Arrow...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-01-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By pontiacphil
Can anyone provide any info. on the #12 heads? I...

Can anyone provide any info. on the #12 heads? I used the search function on this site but didn't really find any specific specs. for the Pontiac #12 head. I'm just trying to find out what motor they...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-30-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By pontiacphil
Question #12 Heads.

I gave wrong info. in my original post. The seller told me he thought the heads were 6x heads. I pulled the valve covers and the number I see stamped in the middle of each head is #12. The heads have...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-30-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By pontiacphil
GT182, excellent idea! I'm going to have a...

GT182, excellent idea! I'm going to have a machinist (primarily builds Chevy motors but knowledgable of most GM motors, not much on Mopar or Ford stuff) check things out for me this weekend. I'm...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-30-2008, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By pontiacphil
Talking I Got The Motor And A 375 Hydramatic Tranny.

Well, I'm now the proud owner of, and in possession of, the 428 motor I talked about. Just by "eye-balling" it, I think it will be necessary to do a .30 boring to clean the cylinders up. This will...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-29-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By pontiacphil
Talking Thanks Limejudge69!

I appreciate the quick response & the good info. Am I correct that when you bore a 428 by .60 over that it becomes a 455, or did I misread your thread? I looked through some parts cataloges last...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-28-2008, 07:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By pontiacphil
Question Need Info. On 428(?) Motor.

I stumbled across a motor today that I need help in identifying. Supposedly it is a 428, maybe a 1968. In the liter valley there is a #28, on front of block (passenger side) there is #0276415 & a YH...
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