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Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-17-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 360
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Given no other symptoms, install a mechanical...

Given no other symptoms, install a mechanical gauge and watch for the factory gauge to do it again. If it does, what does the mechanical gauge read?
Forum: 61-63 Tempest & LeMans TECH 06-17-2021, 12:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,123
Posted By Bill Hanlon
A little better. ...

A little better.

https://forums.maxperformanceinc.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=568369&d=1623948846
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-14-2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 975
Posted By Bill Hanlon
That'll help a lot.

That'll help a lot.
Forum: Electrical Tech 06-14-2021, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Set an analog ohm meter to the highest ohms...

Set an analog ohm meter to the highest ohms scale, hold the black lead to the case and then hold the red on the condenser's lead. The reading should dip towards the zero end of the scale, them head...
Forum: 61-66 Big Pontiac TECH 06-10-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 700
Posted By Bill Hanlon
1966 Chassis Parts Book lists 4.11:1 and 4.33:1...

1966 Chassis Parts Book lists 4.11:1 and 4.33:1 gearsets for 65-66 big Pontiacs. Same book lists a 4.10:1 for the 64 rear axle.

And then there are these from the Pontiac Master Parts Catalog...
Forum: Electrical Tech 06-06-2021, 03:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 337
Posted By Bill Hanlon
You should fuse the power lead, the closer to the...

You should fuse the power lead, the closer to the battery the better.
Forum: 61-63 Tempest & LeMans TECH 06-06-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,123
Posted By Bill Hanlon
No first hand knowledge here, but I remember...

No first hand knowledge here, but I remember reading in Hot Rod back in the early sixties Mickey was running not only against 1/4 mile records (NHRA), but
international records (FIA) that included...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-02-2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,388
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Except for Ford Model A rear axles with a key to...

Except for Ford Model A rear axles with a key to attach the axle to the hub. ;)
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-19-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By Bill Hanlon
HS is Head Set FS is Full Set PT has...

HS is Head Set
FS is Full Set
PT has something to do with the composition of the gasket material
Forum: Electrical Tech 05-18-2021, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By Bill Hanlon
I should have said "The motor has 12v all the...

I should have said "The motor has 12v all the time the key is in run or acc".
Forum: Electrical Tech 05-18-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Likely, but not 100%. Could be that the switch...

Likely, but not 100%. Could be that the switch isn't grounded.

JohnTA1 posted two very helpful drawings in posts 17 and 18 of this thread.
...
Forum: Electrical Tech 05-18-2021, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 593
Posted By Bill Hanlon
The wiper switch does supply all grounds for the...

The wiper switch does supply all grounds for the motor. The motor has 12v all the time.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-04-2021, 12:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Note that the MPC calls out your 9773216 seal AND...

Note that the MPC calls out your 9773216 seal AND another, different size seal 9784286 also used on some 64-65 Tempests (and GTOs) as well as full size 66 Pontiacs. That crosses to SKF 19273. Specs...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-03-2021, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By Bill Hanlon
... and here is the page from the 1966 MPC...

... and here is the page from the 1966 MPC stating that seal # 9773216 is 1 5/8" ID and 2 21/32" OD.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-03-2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By Bill Hanlon
SKF says that their SKF 16500 seal is a match for...

SKF says that their SKF 16500 seal is a match for 9773216. Here are the specs: https://www.rockauto.com/en/moreinfo.php?pk=1842786&jsn=873
Forum: Pontiac - Street 04-25-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,073
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Why are they not spec'd at the same size? Same...

Why are they not spec'd at the same size? Same amount of current flowing in both.
Forum: 60 & Older Pontiac TECH 04-19-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 637
Posted By Bill Hanlon
I also think it is a wiper switch, but it is...

I also think it is a wiper switch, but it is missing the little washer button.
Forum: Pontiac - Race 04-18-2021, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,004
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Still has stud oiling for rocker arms!

Still has stud oiling for rocker arms!
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 04-15-2021, 02:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,053
Posted By Bill Hanlon
My GUESS (no real knowledge) is a T handle on the...

My GUESS (no real knowledge) is a T handle on the top of a Hurst shifter.
Forum: OHC-6 TECH 04-11-2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 679
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Great info, but Jeff (or whoever he got it from)...

Great info, but Jeff (or whoever he got it from) misplaced a digit. The first number in the red line should be 0.850", not 0.085"
Forum: Pontiac - Street 04-05-2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 832
Posted By Bill Hanlon
... and 72. I had one.

... and 72. I had one.
Forum: Electrical Tech 03-17-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 452
Posted By Bill Hanlon
Shouldn't be the dimmer, as both sides are fed...

Shouldn't be the dimmer, as both sides are fed from the same contact.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-14-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,462
Posted By Bill Hanlon
[QUOTE=pfilean;6233501]I thought that in road...

[QUOTE=pfilean;6233501]I thought that in road work the "percent grade" was a way of using the tangent of the slope angle as a way stating how steep it is. That would make a 45 degree angle a 100...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-14-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,462
Posted By Bill Hanlon
I agree 45 PERCENT is massive, but the 45 DEGREES...

I agree 45 PERCENT is massive, but the 45 DEGREES quoted from the first post is almost twice as steep.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-13-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,462
Posted By Bill Hanlon
45 DEGREES? Are you sure it is not a 45 PERCENT...

45 DEGREES? Are you sure it is not a 45 PERCENT GRADE? That would be a little under 25 degrees. Still real steep.
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