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Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-24-2021, 05:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,706
Posted By mchell
What carb were you using? Spacer on an...

What carb were you using?

Spacer on an RPM?….I can BARELY get the hood closed with an RPM and a paper thin gasket….lol
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-18-2021, 07:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,350
Posted By mchell
I’ve had it happen on occasion…. We tend to be a...

I’ve had it happen on occasion…. We tend to be a little light on the torque when seating the plugs in fear of stripping. Plus, some plugs just don’t seem to go in really nice almost feel tight. ...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-18-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,350
Posted By mchell
Sounds like the gasket on the plug is not sealing...

Sounds like the gasket on the plug is not sealing if you’re getting a little oil in the hole…..provided it’s not coming from a leaky valve cover gasket etc..
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-13-2021, 06:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,181
Posted By mchell
Stretching here but you said it was running a tad...

Stretching here but you said it was running a tad rough after all your changes. Got a couple plug wires crossed or one cylinder not getting fire? You’d be surprised how well a Pontiac will still...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 07-02-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,910
Posted By mchell
No need for either if garage kept……. Not sure how...

No need for either if garage kept……. Not sure how old you are but if you’re car is garage kept I’m pretty sure you won’t live long enough to see rust forming… lol

If you own a rare museum piece...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-30-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,910
Posted By mchell
Will do….. they do a “Street Heat” night which I...

Will do….. they do a “Street Heat” night which I enjoy. Lot of street cars, but sadly mostly new generation. Still like to test the old goat up against some new stuff. Good fun and enjoy watching...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-30-2021, 03:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,910
Posted By mchell
I see that….ever get out to BMP?

I see that….ever get out to BMP?
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-30-2021, 01:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,910
Posted By mchell
I live In Florida and keep my GTO in the garage...

I live In Florida and keep my GTO in the garage that is not climate controlled. I have not noticed an escalation of rust formation.

Old Cars can and will rust if left outside, but that is true in...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-18-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,226
Posted By mchell
I used a SCAT forged rotating assembly purchased...

I used a SCAT forged rotating assembly purchased from Clegg….Unbalanced……no issues with it
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-03-2021, 07:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,843
Posted By mchell
^^^Yep....tried some led jobbers. Never liked...

^^^Yep....tried some led jobbers. Never liked the way the car looked at night,....

Put a relay kit in and run halogens.....plenty bright and the car looks “right” at night.....
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-22-2021, 12:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,261
Posted By mchell
Yep...I’ve recently discovered the timing retard...

Yep...I’ve recently discovered the timing retard with the HEI. Never really noticed before as I would set total and not rev it much higher after I was satisfied it wasn’t advancing anymore. ...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-18-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 867
Posted By mchell
With the combo you’re running, I would be...

With the combo you’re running, I would be sticking with what you have......HR setups can cost A LOT of $$ with marginal gains , especially on a mild build. If you don’t care and simply want to try...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-16-2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,229
Posted By mchell
^^^^^^^ Same experience with me.....went...

^^^^^^^

Same experience with me.....went back to an electric

If your carter is working....keep it

Note that some mention they are using them with sumped tanks.... I would guess this may...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 05-15-2021, 02:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,644
Posted By mchell
Cool! Love the last pic.....window down with...

Cool!

Love the last pic.....window down with arm hanging out and no helmet.... those were the days!
Forum: Pontiac - Street 04-15-2021, 11:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,101
Posted By mchell
Wo.....that’s a lot of power from that...

Wo.....that’s a lot of power from that combo!....with BFSC numbers that look like something from a perfectly tuned race engine?

The engine wanting to drop off that early is a bit odd, but...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 04-14-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 761
Posted By mchell
I also run a hybrid setup........ no issues so...

I also run a hybrid setup........ no issues so far and I hope to have long term success that others have had.

That being said, it is not for everyone. Like Cliff mentions, if you want to run a...
Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 04-12-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,191
Posted By mchell
Nice car!......well done!

Nice car!......well done!
Forum: Pontiac - Street 04-01-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,503
Posted By mchell
... on an abody, it’s hard to beat a 275/60/15 on...

... on an abody, it’s hard to beat a 275/60/15 on the rear and a 225/70/15 on the front. Fills the wheel wells without the “joe dirt” look....

I’ve run just about every tire made. The 275/60/15...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-14-2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,279
Posted By mchell
Well.....I’m in your area....say hey if you...

Well.....I’m in your area....say hey if you happen to stumble across a gold 71.......always nice to see some old Pontiac’s out cruising!
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-12-2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,279
Posted By mchell
Swear I’ve seen that car around......you get it...

Swear I’ve seen that car around......you get it out to the Englewood show?

As others have mentioned, throw some fresh plugs in and drive it...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-07-2021, 01:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,920
Posted By mchell
^^^Exactly what I’ve found.......

^^^Exactly what I’ve found.......
Forum: Pontiac - Street 03-04-2021, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,697
Posted By mchell
Not sure what the peak hp is for a stock intake...

Not sure what the peak hp is for a stock intake if any, but I tried running a stock intake modded in every way possible using a qjet and 1” spacer. At the end of the day there was no point...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 02-21-2021, 01:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,422
Posted By mchell
Nice build!.... I would be pretty darn happy with...

Nice build!.... I would be pretty darn happy with that. We all hope for higher!

Personally, on a chassis or engine Dyno , I’ve NEVER had a Pontiac engine make what I thought it would make...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 02-11-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,137
Posted By mchell
Interesting !

Interesting !
Forum: Pontiac - Street 02-11-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,137
Posted By mchell
Heads, cam, stall? The next step is to run...

Heads, cam, stall?

The next step is to run it again with a good tire under it.....you may not need any other improvement at the moment.

Just Guessing, but at your current power level with...
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