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Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH Yesterday, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 64
Posted By Scarebird
What I found on the Eldo calipers was I made a...

What I found on the Eldo calipers was I made a tool with that would bolt in place of the arm yet clear the stop so the caliper could be unwound.

Not GM's best design.
Forum: 66-67 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-26-2022, 08:21 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 77,398
Posted By Scarebird
That would be a bit of fun - hopefully we do not...

That would be a bit of fun - hopefully we do not get any uninvited passengers...
Forum: LS Talk 09-26-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,085
Posted By Scarebird
Interesting video - looks like the only...

Interesting video - looks like the only difference was the mounting hub and maybe internal impeller size.

As far as I can tell there is not a better overall fit than the Ranger stuff - same size...
Forum: 66-67 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-26-2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 77,398
Posted By Scarebird
It will be a good day when this Goat barks back...

It will be a good day when this Goat barks back to life.

Good to meet you last month.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-25-2022, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By Scarebird
2002 is fuel injection - huge difference

2002 is fuel injection - huge difference
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-25-2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By Scarebird
I had a 462 with 200-4R and 3.23's - you won't...

I had a 462 with 200-4R and 3.23's - you won't like it.

On the freeway it is too low in the powerband. Switched to 3.55's and everything improved, including mileage.

Fuel injected motors can...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-24-2022, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By Scarebird
The factory linkage works well - when it is new. ...

The factory linkage works well - when it is new. Redrilling the pedal sounds like a good idea.
Forum: LS Talk 09-24-2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,085
Posted By Scarebird
nope, I missed it. IIRC only the 3/4 ton and up...

nope, I missed it. IIRC only the 3/4 ton and up get them...
Forum: LS Talk 09-24-2022, 12:18 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,085
Posted By Scarebird
In my 1971 LeMans L84 conversion, the norm is to...

In my 1971 LeMans L84 conversion, the norm is to run an aluminum radiator with a pair of electric cooling fans. Bollocks.

I find the old school thermostatic clutch fan dead reliable and very...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-23-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 104,840
Posted By Scarebird
One of the reasons was ventilation of the...

One of the reasons was ventilation of the rockers:

pressurised air from the cowl would flow thru the rockers and out,
supposedly drying them out and stopping rust.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-22-2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 136,537
Posted By Scarebird
Top of A pillar - easy to wire there too.

Top of A pillar - easy to wire there too.
Forum: Performance Parts For Sale/Wanted 09-22-2022, 12:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By Scarebird
must be the Mike show here...

must be the Mike show here...
Forum: 61-77 GTO, Tempest & LeMans Parts For SALE 09-21-2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Scarebird
available

available
Forum: LS Talk 09-18-2022, 07:26 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,085
Posted By Scarebird
Dropped the engine in hopefully for the final...

Dropped the engine in hopefully for the final time. Exhaust manifolds do not allow the use of mechanical linkage so hydraulic throwout it is.

Not really a difficult thing to do, just have to...
Forum: THE LOBBY 09-16-2022, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9,435
Views: 1,250,855
Posted By Scarebird
^^^ $50k? lol.

^^^ $50k? lol.
Forum: THE LOBBY 09-15-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9,435
Views: 1,250,855
Posted By Scarebird
For 40 large that is an appalling lack of detail...

For 40 large that is an appalling lack of detail and pix.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-12-2022, 11:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 915
Posted By Scarebird
I had those exact tires on my 442 - back in the...

I had those exact tires on my 442 - back in the early 90's.

They did fine, were an off-brand sold by Les Schwab.

That said, I have run the Generals and Vogue here - both work quite nice:
...
Forum: Performance Parts For Sale/Wanted 09-11-2022, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,871
Posted By Scarebird
still available

still available
Forum: 61-77 GTO, Tempest & LeMans Parts For SALE 09-11-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By Scarebird
Blue pix;

Blue pix;
Forum: 61-77 GTO, Tempest & LeMans Parts For SALE 09-11-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 110
Posted By Scarebird
1968-72 automatic consoles

2 driver quality consoles, both can be recovered nicely.


Blue come with forward mount and plate drilled for 60's vacuum gauge - $85 plus shipping


Black a little rougher but intact front...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-10-2022, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 694
Posted By Scarebird
Schurkey: I had to kick myself as I did not...

Schurkey: I had to kick myself as I did not recognize kitchen cutting boards are made/cast out of UHMW!

They make excellent sway bar bushings too.
Forum: Performance Parts For Sale/Wanted 09-09-2022, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By Scarebird
Those are nice wheels. I ran across a set at a...

Those are nice wheels. I ran across a set at a swap meet and about fell on my ass when the price was revealed.
Forum: THE LOBBY 09-09-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By Scarebird
Sorry for the delay. I am Vogue 235-55R17's ...

Sorry for the delay. I am Vogue 235-55R17's

Very happy with them - made in Chicago since 1914.

https://www.discounttire.com/buy-tires/vogue-signature-v/p/29744
Forum: THE LOBBY 09-09-2022, 07:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 852
Posted By Scarebird
No, wheel hop is almost nil - but I do not do...

No, wheel hop is almost nil - but I do not do stuff that encourages it often either. Weight is about a 1/4 of steel.
Forum: 60 & Older Pontiac TECH 09-08-2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 177
Posted By Scarebird
Those should be 5 on 5 bolt pattern. ...

Those should be 5 on 5 bolt pattern.

https://forums.maxperformanceinc.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=598057&stc=1&d=1662649524
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