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Forum: 66-67 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 02-28-2024, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By gto4ben
Your picture reminds me of when I had my '67...

Your picture reminds me of when I had my '67 Tempest Custom one barrel four door three on the tree. So many memories.
Forum: OHC-6 TECH 02-24-2024, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 101
Posted By gto4ben
The attached two page pdf identifies all the...

The attached two page pdf identifies all the prefixes and suffixes. I don't remember where I got it 3 years ago. I'm glad you didn't ask about all the variations of the green stripes!
Forum: 66-67 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 02-16-2024, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By gto4ben
I have one long and one short stud on my original...

I have one long and one short stud on my original trunk emblem.

Replacement NOS number is 8701433 Some of those on sale on eBay may not include the nuts so you'll have to check.
Forum: 66-67 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 02-12-2024, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 407
Posted By gto4ben
Per the 67 Assemble Manual, One screw, [3],...

Per the 67 Assemble Manual, One screw, [3], (9780719) has a lock washer. The others, [2], (1366017) are with plated washer. Torque to 30-45 lb.-in.
Forum: Test & Tune 01-24-2024, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By gto4ben
I was experimenting if the link function can...

I was experimenting if the link function can attach a photo in a private message since private messaging does not appear to allow an attachment.
Forum: Members Helping Members 12-23-2023, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By gto4ben
I feel sorry for the GTO owner. It's a big loss....

I feel sorry for the GTO owner. It's a big loss. Link (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Krn9_PH792c)
Forum: Suspension TECH 12-12-2023, 12:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,364
Posted By gto4ben
I also made a tool to disassemble power booster...

I also made a tool to disassemble power booster halves. After relieving the staking, I bolted a used master cylinder to the booster and secured it in my hydraulic press. I then bolted a square...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-04-2023, 10:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By gto4ben
I've rebuilt many of my water pumps for my 67...

I've rebuilt many of my water pumps for my 67 LeMans and 67 GTO. Pontiac used to sell rebuild kits that had a new shaft, seal, etc packaged in a nice case but those are long gone. I made my own kit....
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-20-2023, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,216
Posted By gto4ben
I finally found a sleeve that is equivalent to...

I finally found a sleeve that is equivalent to the National or Timken 88186. I had to order it online from AutoZone. I see that FinditParts (https://www.finditparts.com/products/481019/timken-88186)...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-15-2023, 03:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 800
Posted By gto4ben
CWC -Campbell Wyant and Cannon Foundry

CWC -Campbell Wyant and Cannon Foundry
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-12-2023, 05:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,216
Posted By gto4ben
Is there a National 88186 Harmonic Balancer...

Is there a National 88186 Harmonic Balancer Sleeve that has a flange so the included tool pulls the sleeve instead of the usual push. It is made of stainless steel. I was going to order it but it...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-09-2023, 01:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,288
Posted By gto4ben
I use a self leveling laser level to measure ride...

I use a self leveling laser level to measure ride height at the spec points.
Forum: 66-67 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-24-2023, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By gto4ben
The top one looks like it goes in the channel...

The top one looks like it goes in the channel behind the wing window. The lower felt looks similar to the rear channel version. The original front snaps in while the original rear was cemented.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-20-2023, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By gto4ben
The adjustment instructions are in the Pontiac...

The adjustment instructions are in the Pontiac Chassis Service manual. 64,65,66, & 67 manuals all target ~1050 RPM [(1030 to 1080RPM) after the Throttle Return Check (dashpot) vacuum hose is...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-20-2023, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,427
Posted By gto4ben
I see that Ames reproduces the '65 4 barrel fuel...

I see that Ames reproduces the '65 4 barrel fuel line (N129A) in steel. It may require the inline fuel filter.

Many moons ago before it was reproduced, I made my own out of steel following the...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-19-2023, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,427
Posted By gto4ben
I also could not find the source for Goatracer1's...

I also could not find the source for Goatracer1's instructions. When I checked the '65, '66, & 67 Pontiac Chassis shop manuals, the instructions differed although I suspect you get to the same...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-17-2023, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By gto4ben
Ah yes. The 5579822 1st type filter for early...

Ah yes. The 5579822 1st type filter for early TH400. Just make sure the pan is also 1st type with the dimple and recess to space the pickup away from the stock pan.
Forum: 67-79 Big Pontiac TECH 09-13-2023, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By gto4ben
https://nospartsfromthepast.com/delco-car-truck-sh...

https://nospartsfromthepast.com/delco-car-truck-shock-absorbers-for-sale/
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-13-2023, 12:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By gto4ben
I've used JV restorations for restoring ten of my...

I've used JV restorations for restoring ten of my original speakers. The last time I used his services was in may of 2020. The cone cover matched very well and the sound was great. My cones are...
Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-10-2023, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By gto4ben
I tried a #8-18 and that went in no problem.

I tried a #8-18 and that went in no problem.
Forum: 66-67 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 08-31-2023, 03:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By gto4ben
Here are my Julian to Calendar date conversions,...

Here are my Julian to Calendar date conversions, including 428HO4SPD's. The dates make sense for pumps used in '66 and '67. I wonder what the digit before the letter code stands for (Shift?),
Forum: 66-67 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 08-31-2023, 01:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 499
Posted By gto4ben
The 7800307 "U" code pump was used on V8s. I...

The 7800307 "U" code pump was used on V8s. I don't recall a stamp on the pump like I've seen with "XB" codes on alternators but they may have been washed off many years ago, I'll have to look at my...
Forum: THE LOBBY 08-06-2023, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By gto4ben
Great idea! Once you've settled on a design and...

Great idea! Once you've settled on a design and have a parts list, I'd like to duplicate it with my Viking helmet too! I hope it's not too front heavy since my helmet barely stays up as it is.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-27-2023, 03:57 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,107
Posted By gto4ben
It sounds like your pinion may be developing a...

It sounds like your pinion may be developing a radial crack causing a tooth to be misaligned. Tone changes in load is a tell tale sign. The crack starts on the bearing side and cannot be seen unless...
Forum: 66-67 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 07-26-2023, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,580
Posted By gto4ben
The 67 GTO Assembly Manual points the underhood...

The 67 GTO Assembly Manual points the underhood lamp assembly to use an existing hole and an existing dimple. I can see the cloth tape residue on my 67 LeMans under the lamp. Not sure why the switch...
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