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Forum: General BS Topics 03-07-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Skandolis
Hey!

Hey all, havent logged in or been active in some time, just wanted to stop in and say hello!
Forum: Audio 02-16-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By Skandolis
i think i have one from a 77, been a while since...

i think i have one from a 77, been a while since i got rid of the stock dash, but i will see if i can't find it tomorrow if you still need one.
Forum: Suspension & Steering 01-24-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By Skandolis
bags will definitely give a better ride and...

bags will definitely give a better ride and handling, on the other hand i use my cruck as a Truck(its not uncommon to have a ton of scrap in the back(or a load of wood). maybe im more than a little...
Forum: Suspension & Steering 01-23-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,392
Posted By Skandolis
i used an oem setup from a early 90s lumina...

i used an oem setup from a early 90s lumina minivan, bolted it in the bottom of the smugglers box, then ran a switch and gauge to the wall behind the seat. there are a lot of options, switch could...
Forum: Product Review 01-09-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,473
Posted By Skandolis
At the shop i work at we haven't used airtex in a...

At the shop i work at we haven't used airtex in a couple of years, they have about a 40 percent failure rate
in the first six months or so.(pumps are warrantied,labor is not) making for upset...
Forum: Interior Restoration 12-30-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By Skandolis
you are correct, i had it backwards. tested one...

you are correct, i had it backwards. tested one at work today to double check......Doh!


0 ohms =empty
100 ohms = full
Forum: Interior Restoration 12-29-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By Skandolis
where the wires run into the sender at the tank...

where the wires run into the sender at the tank is the best place to test from IMO. on a 79 there should be two, a ground,(running to the frame) and i believe the other (going to the gauge) is...
Forum: Interior Restoration 12-28-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,346
Posted By Skandolis
ground the sender wire, the gauge should go to...

ground the sender wire, the gauge should go to full.
Forum: Engine Topics 03-29-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,829
Posted By Skandolis
one other thing to be aware of is the pushrods...

one other thing to be aware of is the pushrods are a little longer on factory roller cams.
Forum: Engine Topics 03-27-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,829
Posted By Skandolis
the vortec springs are an issue,but the valve...

the vortec springs are an issue,but the valve guides are the limitations,they have a tendency to bottom out, having the guides cut down is inexpensive (comp cams sells a tool to cut them down)(they...
Forum: Engine Topics 03-27-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,829
Posted By Skandolis
you do have a roller block right? some post 86...

you do have a roller block right? some post 86 blocks and most post 92 blocks are roller provisioned.

you might consider the lt4 "hotcam" also, i have had very good luck with it in both 305 and...
Forum: Engine Topics 01-26-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,682
Posted By Skandolis
what size pipes are you running? larger pipes...

what size pipes are you running? larger pipes have a tendency to muffle(especially on smaller engines).
smaller diameter pipes also would help if you are trying to create a pop on decel
a 1-3/4...
Forum: Brake Systems 01-21-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,472
Posted By Skandolis
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deleted................
Forum: For New Forum Members Only 01-06-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,702
Posted By Skandolis
this can be caused by a park light bulb out or a...

this can be caused by a park light bulb out or a bad ground........
causes them to ground through the blinker side, illuminating the light on the dash GL

oh yeah, WELCOME!!! we love pics...
Forum: General BS Topics 01-03-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,003
Posted By Skandolis
interest shown :thumbup:

interest shown :thumbup:
Forum: Heating & Air Conditioning Systems 01-03-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By Skandolis
orielly's sells the flex hose by the foot. you...

orielly's sells the flex hose by the foot. you just need to know the diameter of what you need.
Forum: Interior Restoration 12-17-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,683
Posted By Skandolis
whenever i have the carpet out of anything i own,...

whenever i have the carpet out of anything i own, i load it into the truck and take it to the carwash, and degrease and "jimmigun" the whole thing, gets it really clean. (though i usually replace any...
Forum: General BS Topics 12-13-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 29,447
Posted By Skandolis
i would hate to think how many hundreds...

i would hate to think how many hundreds (thousands?) of hours went into that, looks like love it or hate it that's gonna be a work of art......
looks like even thats gonna sit a little higher than...
Forum: Body Restoration 12-12-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,683
Posted By Skandolis
Thanks guys, like the hinges idea, gonna use that...

Thanks guys, like the hinges idea, gonna use that spot, i have an old pair of portable "chain on" tow hitches that have a load leveler with a big screw running end to end, can weld a couple of...
Forum: Body Restoration 12-10-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,683
Posted By Skandolis
Question Best body lift points for a fourth gen?

hey guys, im gearing up for a frame swap on my 77 elco, i don't have access to a rotisserie or any fancy stuff like that, i do however have high ceilings and two industrial electric hoists, i plan to...
Forum: General BS Topics 12-10-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By Skandolis
bring back at least 3 of these.........

found this while i should have been working today, number 1 is an elky.......
...
Forum: Engine Topics 12-06-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By Skandolis
i would think the thing to do would be to...

i would think the thing to do would be to pressure test the cooling system, that will tell you exactly where the leak is.(if you don't want to take it to a shop, oreillys will rent the tester, just...
Forum: Engine Topics 12-04-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,542
Posted By Skandolis
are you sure it's a lifter tick and not an...

are you sure it's a lifter tick and not an exhaust leak? they sound similar sometimes.
Forum: Suspension & Steering 12-02-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By Skandolis
sounds like an awful lot of work trying to get...

sounds like an awful lot of work trying to get the geometry right, way different widths and a much heavier car................
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-02-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By Skandolis
Theres not a lot he could have done to change the...

Theres not a lot he could have done to change the rpms on a factory tach, an aftermarket tach could have gotten switched to 4 cyl on the tach itself which would make it read double.(would probably be...
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