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Forum: Exhaust TECH 07-27-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 385
Posted By taktikian
header dents

I agree-it does not look the way I would want it to look. Does anybody know if Hooker does the same thing. Thanks,Paul
Forum: Suspension TECH 07-27-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By taktikian
Scarebird, Looks great. Could you be a little...

Scarebird, Looks great. Could you be a little more specific such as what backspace and what tire size? Thanks,Paul
Forum: Suspension TECH 07-27-2021, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 802
Posted By taktikian
I know this is a dated conversation but if your...

I know this is a dated conversation but if your Rally 2's are Wheel Vintiques that is the first place I would look. Mine wobble badly on balance machine with the lug centric adapter. Just a thought.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 06-13-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,189
Posted By taktikian
coil?

So am I correct in assuming the coil was the culprit? If so, is there is there a good points coil than members can recommend that mounts in the factory fashion?
Forum: 69-71 Judges only TECH 06-03-2021, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By taktikian
fuel starvation issue resolved

Scott, Dropped tank again. Removed the O'Reilly sock I replaced the original 51 year old sock with and then installed a RobbMc prefilter. All the rpm's I need is back. When I tried to blow thru...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 05-26-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,086
Posted By taktikian
Spacers

I also added the front spacers. I put 28" tires on the rear and the car was no longer level. I did not want to gamble on ride height with new springs. The spacers did the trick and best of all the...
Forum: 69-71 Judges only TECH 05-26-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By taktikian
fuel starvation

Going to drop tank again this weekend and remove the Autotechnic O'reilly sock. Read on a Corvette side that some 70's were having the sock sucked into the pickup tube. A GM service bulletin was...
Forum: 69-71 Judges only TECH 05-23-2021, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By taktikian
No Scott, I did not put in a new sender. The...

No Scott, I did not put in a new sender. The original looked good,however it seems as though I will be dropping tank again so will look more closely. I did replace the original sock with the O...
Forum: 69-71 Judges only TECH 05-22-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By taktikian
Replacement fuel tanks fuel starvation issues

This is probably going to sound like a stupid question-but anyway here goes. I replaced original fuel tank with a Spectra. With the original fuel tank I never had a fuel starvation issue under hard...
Forum: Ames Customer Satisfaction Forum 05-21-2021, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,493
Posted By taktikian
Revision on long bolt

I stand corrected. The factory long bolt WILL work. Apparently was using a long bolt from another application. Sorry Ames you were right, Paul
Forum: Ames Customer Satisfaction Forum 05-09-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,493
Posted By taktikian
Motor Mounts

Just wanted to let members know the 'Torq Loc' mounts now being offered by Ames is a very stout piece. Just received mine for the 400 and they are much beefier in all aspects when compared to auto...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 04-04-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,721
Posted By taktikian
Electrics for fuel pump

I actually am in almost the exact circumstance. My 464 round port falls on its face after about 5500 , then recovers after a moment or two. Need the electric info because I am converting to Tanks...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 04-03-2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,721
Posted By taktikian
62 what did you use for switched 12volt ? I...

62 what did you use for switched 12volt ? I assume the tach lead could be from the coil. Am I correct?
Forum: Pontiac - Street 04-03-2021, 05:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,721
Posted By taktikian
Thanks much. What about getting a keyed source...

Thanks much. What about getting a keyed source from the oil pressure switch? Is this do-able or advisable. Thanks,Paul
Forum: Pontiac - Street 04-02-2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,721
Posted By taktikian
Question Tanks electrical connections

I realize this is a dated conversation but I am considering making my first major deviation from bone stock on my 70 GTO and I need all the help I can get. I am on my third new Carter fuel pump in...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 04-02-2021, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By taktikian
Fuel tank on 70 GTO

On my 70 I had a vent nipple on passenger side with a hose that went straight up cradled by a circular mount that said hose went thru. The other vent is on the drivers side of the filler neck. On...
Forum: Electrical Tech 03-08-2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By taktikian
Thanks much. Will take a closer look this...

Thanks much. Will take a closer look this weekend now that I have an idea as to it's whereabouts, Thanks much, Paul
Forum: Electrical Tech 03-07-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By taktikian
High beam indicator light

Can somebody please tell me where the high beam indicator light is supposed to be on a 1970GTO? It has been so ;long it has not worked that I do not recall. Does it work off the foil circuit or...
Forum: Electrical Tech 03-07-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By taktikian
Would also like to add Jim did a terrific...

Would also like to add Jim did a terrific restoration on my 8-track player. Nothing like cruising in Florida listening to the original Woodstock. Thanks again Regards Paul
Forum: 69-71 Judges only TECH 01-25-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,452
Posted By taktikian
Ram AirIV Judge at Mecum

I was there and saw the car. It was white with a red interior. Normally I find that an appealing combination but it just did not work on this car. The people that stated there was something odd...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 01-25-2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,885
Posted By taktikian
If the manifolds really would cost 50 h.p. I...

If the manifolds really would cost 50 h.p. I would have to reconsider. That is alot of power to leave on the table.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 01-24-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,885
Posted By taktikian
Thats kind of like how I felt. I selected a cam...

Thats kind of like how I felt. I selected a cam with a 112 lsa anticipating using the RA manifolds and 2 1/2 header pipe. If it does not produce the power anticipated headers are always an option ....
Forum: Pontiac - Street 01-24-2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,885
Posted By taktikian
Yes Steve, All that has been done to my 614...

Yes Steve, All that has been done to my 614 heads is a multi angle valve job as described in the old H-O books, port matching and cc'd at 70. Butler supplied the 27cc dished pistons to achieve 9.9...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 01-22-2021, 07:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,885
Posted By taktikian
I should be able to supply some numbers pretty...

I should be able to supply some numbers pretty soon. My 40 over 455 with original RA IV heads, manifolds etc. should be ready to dyno hopefully in a few weeks. With 9.9 calculated compression it...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 01-22-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,885
Posted By taktikian
The 421 SD/455SD

While cruising thru the various Pontiac dyno results on YouTube I came across something which I thought to be interesting. When the 421SD was built and dyno'd by Butler it cranked out 488...
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