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Forum: Heating & Air Conditioning Systems Yesterday, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By 87ls5.3
Yes JJ, the 4 wire plug that usually has the red...

Yes JJ, the 4 wire plug that usually has the red wires melted to it! Usually caused by corrosion at the connector.

Joe
Forum: Heating & Air Conditioning Systems Yesterday, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 53
Posted By 87ls5.3
High speed blower relay. Joe

High speed blower relay.

Joe
Forum: Heating & Air Conditioning Systems Yesterday, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 149
Posted By 87ls5.3
x2 Mike and Jim. If you remove the vacuum line...

x2 Mike and Jim. If you remove the vacuum line from the heater valve, the hoses when at operating temp will be hot enough that it will be quite uncomfortable to keep your hand on for very long. If...
Forum: For New Forum Members Only 12-05-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 169
Posted By 87ls5.3
Welcome Ted. The 70 has always been one of my...

Welcome Ted. The 70 has always been one of my favorites and wish I still had the one I owned years ago. I will add that these guys here are a great group and more helpful than any google search! I'll...
Forum: Site Topics 11-23-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By 87ls5.3
Don't get me wrong, you are right to have...

Don't get me wrong, you are right to have insurance over the standard liability and "normal" policies. My car has been on the same policy as my other rides while I've been sorting it out. Now it's...
Forum: Site Topics 11-22-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 952
Posted By 87ls5.3
Wayne, I never want to step on toes but...

Wayne, I never want to step on toes but scootertrash was hit by a SF insured. SF never want's to pay up unless they're held to the fire. Trust me on that one. Scooter had to use his own insurance and...
Forum: Announcements 11-21-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,192
Posted By 87ls5.3
Mine showed up on the porch today! Joe

Mine showed up on the porch today!

Joe
Forum: Tips & Tricks 11-20-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,160
Posted By 87ls5.3
Mine had the same problem when I bought it a...

Mine had the same problem when I bought it a little over three years ago. I got to the point that every time I started my ElCo, I would pop the hood and pour a bit of gas down the carb (It actually...
Forum: For New Forum Members Only 11-17-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By 87ls5.3
OK Vinny, JJ had first call but wanted to make...

OK Vinny, JJ had first call but wanted to make sure someone else didn't want it more! He even bumped this to give it a better chance. PM me you address and I'll get it out this week sometime.

Joe
Forum: Announcements 11-17-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By 87ls5.3
Awesome job Ken! That really was something to see...

Awesome job Ken! That really was something to see that many 1st gen ElCaminos at the same time. I've only seen a few, one at a time! That really was one of the best car gatherings I've ever been to!...
Forum: For New Forum Members Only 11-16-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 76
Posted By 87ls5.3
Finally got progress on the heat and A/C today!

Deciphering GM manuals and ALLDATA this week was quite interesting to say the least! I think I have my heater and A/C going in the right direction! Hopefully, I'll be cruising with heat tomorrow and...
Forum: Interior Restoration 11-16-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By 87ls5.3
Dakota Digital was the best $800 I've spent yet!...

Dakota Digital was the best $800 I've spent yet! I was set back by the price at first but after the ease of setting it up and having everything working like a new car, I was happy about my...
Forum: Engine Topics 11-15-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By 87ls5.3
Um, yea, brake cleaner on intake for vacuum leak...

Um, yea, brake cleaner on intake for vacuum leak test.

I use a piece of heater hose to my ear (about 3 feet) and the other end pokes around the engine bay to pin-point the source of the noise....
Forum: Transmission & Drive line 11-11-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By 87ls5.3
Yea, GM was goofy back then. The 4l60 is a 700r4...

Yea, GM was goofy back then. The 4l60 is a 700r4 just re-named for some reason. I mean what would have been so wrong with 700r4e? Maybe it just seemed too long that way, but would have helped in the...
Forum: Engine Topics 11-10-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By 87ls5.3
Dependability, can't go wrong with a new crate...

Dependability, can't go wrong with a new crate motor with warranty! While your at it, have the trans front pump seal, rear seal and a new filter and pan gasket replaced and you should be good to go...
Forum: Engine Topics 11-09-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By 87ls5.3
X2 Dave. Without actually being there sounds like...

X2 Dave. Without actually being there sounds like loose muffler baffle.

Joe
Forum: Engine Topics 11-09-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By 87ls5.3
A 350 is an easy drop in if everything else is...

A 350 is an easy drop in if everything else is working good. An LS with a carb is probably the next step up with the price going up accordingly. The trans can stay either way, but a spacer is...
Forum: For New Forum Members Only 11-09-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By 87ls5.3
OK JJ! Never know! But at least I know trashing...

OK JJ! Never know! But at least I know trashing it might be a waste of needed parts!

Joe
Forum: For New Forum Members Only 11-09-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By 87ls5.3
Sorry JJ, that's long gone! Joe

Sorry JJ, that's long gone!

Joe
Forum: For New Forum Members Only 11-09-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 332
Posted By 87ls5.3
87 ecm

OK, was cleaning out the garage today and ran across my original ECM. Personally it's junk to me. Does anyone want or need one? If anyone is interested let me know. My car ran perfectly other than...
Forum: For New Forum Members Only 11-09-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By 87ls5.3
Hi James, from what you described I picked up...

Hi James, from what you described I picked up almost the same thing about 3 years ago. Been adding ever since. We are here and as a group have way more knowledge than I ever expected. Keep us posted...
Forum: Engine Topics 11-07-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By 87ls5.3
JJ, I hear ya, but the original post says 305....

JJ, I hear ya, but the original post says 305. Has anyone ever put Hyper-glass pistons in a 305? And you're right about knock sensors being better than our own sensors. I'm thinking this motor has a...
Forum: Engine Topics 11-06-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By 87ls5.3
Butt in seat test and breaks the tires loose with...

Butt in seat test and breaks the tires loose with ease at lower speeds is where I quit worrying about the timing. I bought a timing light in the early 80's and since the mid 80's I'm not sure where...
Forum: Body Restoration 11-04-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,023
Posted By 87ls5.3
Yea, I replaced a bunch of floor pan sections...

Yea, I replaced a bunch of floor pan sections under warranty! That was the reason I went with the marine battery box. My battery could have leaked out but was still contained in a box made of the...
Forum: Body Restoration 11-04-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,023
Posted By 87ls5.3
Don't have any pics but I did that to my 72 back...

Don't have any pics but I did that to my 72 back in the day. Used a side post battery and marine battery box. They come with a hold down strap and brackets to bolt to the floor. Ran the cables...
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