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Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-10-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,374
Posted By #1965GTO
Comp???

I haven' had good luck with Comp stuff. Skip them and go for the good stuff straight from Lunati. Very helpful and quality throughout. Not a lot of difference in price either.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 04-17-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,026
Posted By #1965GTO
We probably need more information. Are there...

We probably need more information. Are there fusible links in the wiring harness?
You had to lose main ignition power. The first place I would look is at the switch. I had one go out years ago and...
Forum: THE LOBBY 03-13-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,138
Posted By #1965GTO
Our GN

In 86 I bought an 86 GN from a GM executive. It had just a few 1000 miles on it. They had a 16 old son that took it out and got nabbed doing 90. So we got a pretty good deal. That car had an open...
Forum: THE LOBBY 03-13-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 978
Posted By #1965GTO
Used to drive one.

In the early 70s I went back to work at the Texaco gas station I had worked at during high school. I was an electrical apprentice and needed the extra money. So a few evenings a week and weekends I...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-13-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 8,641
Posted By #1965GTO
Oil Pressure??

Well if you find the answer I'd like to know. Your expectation of oil pressure that high is unfounded. More than one very qualified machinist and mechanic have told me anything above 40 PSI oil...
Forum: THE LOBBY 03-13-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,875
Posted By #1965GTO
We Come Together

RIP Enjoy the beach, Very Sorry Brother!!
Forum: Pontiac - Street 01-09-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,215
Posted By #1965GTO
slim oil filters

I have used the NAPA Gold #1522s and now using the AC PF61. Same narrow size. Good deals to be had on the ACs at Rockauto.
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-14-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By #1965GTO
Well fellas I guess I may rent and engine lift...

Well fellas I guess I may rent and engine lift and engine stand this winter and try to do this again. I'm thinking I'll deglaze the cylinders and try Cleveite rings this time and a new set of bears...
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-14-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 825
Posted By #1965GTO
Drip drip rear main

#1 I hate oil leaks. During the rebuild of the engine for the GTO I installed a main seal from BOP. This bottom end is a 68 400. I cleaned and prepared as per the instructions. I used the gray high...
Forum: THE LOBBY 10-10-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,460
Posted By #1965GTO
Cars for morons

The auto makers have been steadily adding automatic things to vehicles over the years to try to attract one more sale for years. Auto this and auto that. Personally I wish I had my old tri-5 Chevys....
Forum: THE LOBBY 10-10-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,460
Posted By #1965GTO
The auto makers have been adding more stuff...

The auto makers have been adding more stuff almost yearly for idiot drivers. First they sold us a bill of goods on front wheel drive, a big BS to that one. Auto 4 wheel drive or AWD again, I never...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 08-29-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 2,884
Posted By #1965GTO
Looks like the case to ear surface was pretty...

Looks like the case to ear surface was pretty thin.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-12-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,940
Posted By #1965GTO
These Accel distributors and others come with a...

These Accel distributors and others come with a selection of advance springs for you choosing, Mallory makes an even better one that is a mechanical type of adjustment that is probably as better...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-12-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,940
Posted By #1965GTO
The initial is 12 and 34 all in by 2200 with 10...

The initial is 12 and 34 all in by 2200 with 10 more on timed port vacuum. I use the Accel blue print HEI with built in super coil and MSD 8mm wires.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-11-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,940
Posted By #1965GTO
My Pontiac MPG

My set up is fairly similar to yours. My 65 has a 68 400, .030 0ver with flat tops with 2 valve reliefs. I am using 6X-8 heads and a Voodoo cam. The 200-4R in ours has a lock converter with a B&M...
Forum: THE LOBBY 06-06-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,672
Posted By #1965GTO
Back in 86 we had a new Buick GN. Can't count the...

Back in 86 we had a new Buick GN. Can't count the times guys said nice Monte Carlo. I'd just nod my head and say yeah we like it.
Forum: THE LOBBY 06-06-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,672
Posted By #1965GTO
I've had a couple of guys tell me about the GTOs...

I've had a couple of guys tell me about the GTOs they had as youngsters back in their day, which was much later than mine. What a fun and great car they are and loved the 4 doors and to bad mine was...
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 05-31-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,105
Posted By #1965GTO
I guess if you don't mind the smell of gas inside...

I guess if you don't mind the smell of gas inside your car, and remember those drips turn into a fine mist that will eventually burn your car down. Do it right you won't try Teflon or so sealant on a...
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 05-31-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,105
Posted By #1965GTO
Thanks there Warrior. The link that I received on...

Thanks there Warrior. The link that I received on line didn't show the general topic of tri power. Maybe you can contact the administrator and fix that....
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 05-30-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,105
Posted By #1965GTO
I have to assume that you are running a dual feed...

I have to assume that you are running a dual feed Holly. Check the end of the dual feed line to make sure it not cracked. Of course there is a gasket between the float bowl and adaptor. If there is a...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 04-24-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,709
Posted By #1965GTO
Wow I can tell this group is a young crowd. You...

Wow I can tell this group is a young crowd. You guys probably don't remember the old Kendal motor oils. The hand with two fingers, no not a peace sign. Two fingers represented 2000. The words on the...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 04-04-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 469
Posted By #1965GTO
tail lights

All good adjust from experienced guys. Start with the simplest stuff first. Check the ground at the socket. You may have file it clean and tweet the ground connector on the socket to make a better...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-14-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,709
Posted By #1965GTO
Our car, 65 cloned GTO, has a 68 400 and has RAM...

Our car, 65 cloned GTO, has a 68 400 and has RAM Air exhaust with 2 1/2" pipe. To gain a little clearance from the exhaust I use the NAPA #1522 Gold or old reliable PF61E from AC. Either one seems...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-07-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,705
Posted By #1965GTO
I have the same problem. It's the gas that...

I have the same problem. It's the gas that evaporates so quickly due to our friends at the EPA.. More alcohol the faster it goes. I put an electric pump back at the tank with a manual switch an in a...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-07-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,929
Posted By #1965GTO
Summit has lots of options. There some stock...

Summit has lots of options. There some stock looking starters for $140 but have after market windings and solenoids. Accel used to make a real good one that their yellow powder coated case with...
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