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Forum: National Events Today, 01:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,290
Posted By Dick Boneske
Hope to see some of you there. I'm bringing two...

Hope to see some of you there. I'm bringing two '65 Tri-Powers to sell. They are restored and ready to bolt on. Each one has a spec sheet showing the jet sizes, idle circuit details, etc. After all,...
Forum: 61-66 Big Pontiac TECH 08-01-2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 127
Posted By Dick Boneske
Couldn't this be corrected by changing the...

Couldn't this be corrected by changing the rotational position of one of the wiper arms below the windshield? The operaton beyond the wiper motor is completely mechanical.
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 07-28-2022, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By Dick Boneske
“1963 and earlier Tripower end carbs (and some...

“1963 and earlier Tripower end carbs (and some early 1964) have accelerator pump levers with only one hole from factory.”

Yes, there is only one hole for the pump rod on the early end carbs., That...
Forum: THE LOBBY 07-28-2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,116
Posted By Dick Boneske
There is a really nice '97 for sale in Oshkosh,...

There is a really nice '97 for sale in Oshkosh, WI. It is a black 6 s[eed with very few miles. The body is straight and chrome rims are completely free of pitting. I think the price is around $12,500.
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 07-28-2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By Dick Boneske
Here is a '65 and '66 setup with the accelerator...

Here is a '65 and '66 setup with the accelerator pump rods configured for "normal" altitudes above sea level. In higher altitudes, the top of the pump rod should be in the hole further away from the...
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 07-21-2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 328
Posted By Dick Boneske
I have quite a few spacers, gaskets, and the...

I have quite a few spacers, gaskets, and the choke tubes to work with raised carbs. I do have a few OEM spacers from the early sixties' cars.

PM me with your needs.
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 07-14-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By Dick Boneske
If the accelerator pump cups are rubber, and...

If the accelerator pump cups are rubber, and still in the carbs, you may have a problem due to swelling of the rubber. If they are the original leather, I don't think they are the reason for the...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 07-05-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By Dick Boneske
Both my '64 GTO's had the heads on top.

Both my '64 GTO's had the heads on top.
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 06-23-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By Dick Boneske
My May, '64 GTO has the marks.

My May, '64 GTO has the marks.
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 06-20-2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 552
Posted By Dick Boneske
Most likely a float that leaks and is partially...

Most likely a float that leaks and is partially filled with gas. Not a difficult fix. PM me if you need parts.
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 06-11-2022, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Dick Boneske
A ''66 Tri-Power with a RAIV cam should, in my...

A ''66 Tri-Power with a RAIV cam should, in my opinion, have holes in the center carb throttle plates to improve the idle quality. But, if indeed your car ran well earlier on, my suggestion does...
Forum: THE LOBBY 06-09-2022, 12:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 532
Posted By Dick Boneske
Car Cover '64 GTO

We have two '64 GTO's. The covers are generic and fit very loosely. I would like to buy covers that are fitted better than these generic ones.

We need them for garage storage to keep dust off the...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 06-08-2022, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By Dick Boneske
'64 GTO Car Cover

What have you guys found to be the best car covers. I only want it to keep dust off when parked in the garage.

We have two '64 GTO's with generic covers that are at least 10 years old and showing...
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 06-06-2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 460
Posted By Dick Boneske
Throttle shaft too tight in base, throttle arm...

Throttle shaft too tight in base, throttle arm too close to cast iron base, or accelerator pump cup swollen.

The throttle shaft needs to have .003" or more clearance to the bore, or it will stick...
Forum: 61-66 Big Pontiac TECH 05-20-2022, 12:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Dick Boneske
Very little color besides cad plated levers, but...

Very little color besides cad plated levers, but some appear to have been gold cad plated. This happens with cad or yellow zinc. I have some NOS Rochester carbs which faded like this. When...
Forum: 60 & Older Pontiac TECH 05-18-2022, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By Dick Boneske
'58 Pontiac engine in GMC Pickup Truck 336 cu. in.

I'm finishing a Tri-Power for a '58 GMC pickup in Australia. The owner would like me to have the manifold painted the correct red color for this engine. I already have the manifold media blasted,...
Forum: 60 & Older Pontiac TECH 05-18-2022, 10:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By Dick Boneske
Engine Color on 1958 GMC Pickup Truck

I believe the '58 GMC trucks had a 336 cu. in. version of the Pontiac V8 in them.

I'm building a '58 Tri-Power for one of those. I have the manifold media blasted, and the owner has asked that I...
Forum: 61-66 Big Pontiac TECH 05-18-2022, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Dick Boneske
Thank you, Tom! Here it is now.

Thank you, Tom!

Here it is now.
Forum: 61-66 Big Pontiac TECH 05-18-2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Dick Boneske
Carter AFB Detail

CAn someone post a picture of a Carter AFB showing the color of the airhorn screws and linkage levers, rods? I'm restoring one for '62 Pontiac, and would like to get it right.

Will post pictures...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 04-27-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,011
Posted By Dick Boneske
Sorry, I missed the last sentence of the OP about...

Sorry, I missed the last sentence of the OP about tilt.
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 04-26-2022, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,011
Posted By Dick Boneske
This is a common problem on '64-'65 Tempests. The...

This is a common problem on '64-'65 Tempests. The plastic ears that cancel when you finish the turn become weak and fail to return the switch to center. I"ve fixed the problem temporarily with rubber...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 04-20-2022, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By Dick Boneske
Buy the kit from our host, Ames Performance, and...

Buy the kit from our host, Ames Performance, and you'll have the correct bushings. Who cares how thick they are if you're replacing them with new ones from a reputable source.?
Forum: Pontiac - Street 04-08-2022, 01:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,055
Posted By Dick Boneske
575HP

575HP
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 04-08-2022, 01:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,396
Posted By Dick Boneske
I believe a fair offer would be $50,000.

I believe a fair offer would be $50,000.
Forum: Tri-Power Tech 04-01-2022, 12:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 908
Posted By Dick Boneske
Here are some photos of the various rod & tube...

Here are some photos of the various rod & tube Tri-Power linkages. PM me for more detail. I have the '64 big Pontiac kit that has the unique center carb lever extension.
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