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Forum: Performance Modifications Today, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By pitts64
I've had excellent results with the Champion...

I've had excellent results with the Champion radiator..

That cam should be just right. So many time I see guys over cam engines for street motors. I am guilty myself, I ruined more good running...
Forum: Heating & Air Conditioning Systems Today, 05:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 218
Posted By pitts64
Your water hose can be anywhere from 75 to 130...

Your water hose can be anywhere from 75 to 130 psi. That amount of pressure can open up a brass core.. Just give it a little at a time, don't open the valve up to full..

On my 69 I got tired of...
Forum: Heating & Air Conditioning Systems Yesterday, 05:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 218
Posted By pitts64
There is a water shut off valve that shuts hot...

There is a water shut off valve that shuts hot water off to the heater core when the ac is on max. Check that valve out and make sure its open by feeling the hoses, both should be hot..
You really...
Forum: For New Forum Members Only Yesterday, 04:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 145
Posted By pitts64
Welcome from Pittsburgh..

Welcome from Pittsburgh..
Forum: Engine Topics Yesterday, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 73
Posted By pitts64
Check the booster.. Check the needle and...

Check the booster..

Check the needle and seat, make sure its clean..
Forum: For New Forum Members Only 12-06-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 184
Posted By pitts64
Welcome from Pittsburgh.. If it has a...

Welcome from Pittsburgh..

If it has a straight axle, you might be better off trading it to somebody who wants to build a gasser..
Forum: Heating & Air Conditioning Systems 12-05-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 482
Posted By pitts64
It should heat better without all that debris in...

It should heat better without all that debris in there. I would grease all the little door hinges and springs also..

When ever removing hoses from the heater core, I get my razor knife and slit...
Forum: Site Topics 12-04-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By pitts64
Happy Birthday, thank you for your help..

Happy Birthday, thank you for your help..
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-04-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By pitts64
Yes check the grounds. They run on a constant hot...

Yes check the grounds. They run on a constant hot and the ground is switched..
Forum: Engine Topics 12-04-2019, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By pitts64
You want as much space between the top of the...

You want as much space between the top of the carb (air horn) to the top of the air cleaner as possible.. The recommended space for the Quadrajet is 3"..

They checked all the air cleaners out...
Forum: Engine Topics 12-03-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 204
Posted By pitts64
I like the Autometer Traditional Chrome tach...

I like the Autometer Traditional Chrome tach #2499 with there chrome cup.. You can mount them on the column or the dash.. They are very easy to read while racing but a shift light is much better, I...
Forum: Engine Topics 12-02-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By pitts64
I agree with you 100% Gary.. I don't know why I...

I agree with you 100% Gary.. I don't know why I posted that, sorry if I came across negative..

Personally, I really love seeing the three pots under the hood.. There's just something so cool about...
Forum: General BS Topics 12-01-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By pitts64
Why do people have to act like *****holes.. Just...

Why do people have to act like *****holes.. Just make your apologies and fix the issue..
Forum: Engine Topics 12-01-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By pitts64
I see no reason to remove the Quadrajet...

I see no reason to remove the Quadrajet carburation system. The ones I had never gave me any trouble unless something got past the filter and got clogged in the needle and seat.. Usually a piece of...
Forum: Engine Topics 11-30-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By pitts64
With the standard rear end, both back wheels...

With the standard rear end, both back wheels propel the car, its just when one starts spinning all the power goes to the spinning wheel... If you can keep the wheels from spinning, the standard rear...
Forum: Engine Topics 11-29-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 640
Posted By pitts64
I'm very much interested in this too. Nothing...

I'm very much interested in this too. Nothing like opening the hood and seeing those three little pots under there. It has a nice nostalgic look.. I'd like to run Stromberg's but I don't think they...
Forum: ElCaminoCentral.com Site Issues & Website Help 11-29-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 127
Posted By pitts64
I was having issues too but its all good now..

I was having issues too but its all good now..
Forum: Interior Restoration 11-29-2019, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By pitts64
Just like watching a record playing your favorite...

Just like watching a record playing your favorite music, there's just something cool about having that 8 track playing with its little lights on while driving...

There is a guy at the car cruise...
Forum: Brake Systems 11-29-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By pitts64
Yep I would replace both hoses and cyls.. Spray...

Yep I would replace both hoses and cyls.. Spray the tubing down with Liquid Wrench or something like it a few days before installing..
Forum: For New Forum Members Only 11-28-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By pitts64
Len is right! Always look at colors outside. I...

Len is right! Always look at colors outside. I had my wheels painted what I though was a dark grey silver 1970s GM color, turns out it had green in it.. Yuk.. He re-painted them Argent silver and I...
Forum: Body Restoration 11-28-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,270
Posted By pitts64
On my 69 I am just going to add another plastic...

On my 69 I am just going to add another plastic storage box. Both to these boxes will take up most of the space.. After experiencing two battery explosions, I prefer to have my battery under the hood...
Forum: Interior Restoration 11-27-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By pitts64
Wow is that a nice score.. I never saw those...

Wow is that a nice score.. I never saw those before..
Forum: Site Topics 11-27-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 151
Posted By pitts64
Yes Ryan. Here in Pittsburgh, we like to play...

Yes Ryan. Here in Pittsburgh, we like to play football (Turkey bowl) while drinking beer.. Then after words we have a big dinner usually Polish/Italian food..

Happy Thanksgiving!!
Forum: Brake Systems 11-26-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,015
Posted By pitts64
I never would of thought Texas was like that with...

I never would of thought Texas was like that with all the gear heads that live there.. Pittsburgh still has a lot of it industrial shops..
Forum: Interior Restoration 11-26-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By pitts64
Wow two of my favorites!.. If you get a Q tip and...

Wow two of my favorites!.. If you get a Q tip and put some 90% alcohol on it and wipe the heads and rollers down. The tapes might sound better.. The more you play 8 tracks the better they sound.
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