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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 07-05-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 782
Posted By reddog565
Re: Y-block distributor wrench ?

Any dist. Wrench bent 90. I believe it's
9/16.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 06-18-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By reddog565
Re: 289 engine rear main seal leak

I've tried them all, there is no magic fix in a bottle!
The only way to stop an oil leak is to install new seal.
Drive your car as much as you can and enjoy it.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 03-20-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 681
Posted By reddog565
Wishing everyone well!

Hi guys! We've all been around a long time, we've been through many ordeals.I'm just saying I hope everyone stays safe and survives this. as I know we will. I don't know if this is going to offend...
Forum: Late V8 03-07-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 257
Posted By reddog565
Selling my 51 Ford F100 rat rod!

Time to take a break from hot rods!
Selling 51 Ford F100 rat rod. Professional
Build, top quality components. Chopped
Channeled.Rebuilt Y block. 3- dueces.
New turbo 350. Lokar high shifter....
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-12-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By reddog565
Re: Y-block trips.

Initial timing is 12 degrees. Total timing is 38 degrees
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 02-12-2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By reddog565
Re: Y-block trips.

Hi guys! Latest update on trying to find a vacuum leak. I made a smoke machine. This is what I came up with. I taped the center carburetor off, So no smoke would escape. I connected the smoke machine...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-20-2020, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By reddog565
Re: thermostat

I have a " stock rebuilt, with trips".
It has an electric fan. So, I run a
160 degree thermostat..
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-14-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By reddog565
Re: Y-block trips.

When I changed jet's to #54. It didn't
Help. All it did was make the plugs
Turn black. Any thoughts on a home
Made smoke machine? I don't know
Of anybody around here that messes
With old cars...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-14-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By reddog565
Re: Y-block trips.

Love your chopped top!! The center carb.
ECG.(good one). Both outers- model # 59
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-13-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By reddog565
Re: Y-block trips.

Nice fuel squirt! When I posted this
Last time, the "issue of sucking air"
On outboard carbs was brought up.
So, that's when I sent them to Vero
Beach. They were reworked to make
Sure throttle...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-13-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By reddog565
Re: Y-block trips.

Great input guys! It's progressive linkage.
And the"problem" is only upon initial accelerate ion.
I "inherited" this "issue", when I purchased car.
It's annoying, because I have to constantly...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-13-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By reddog565
Re: Y-block trips.

Tried #54 in the ctr. Pulled plugs, they
Were black. Way to rich.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-13-2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By reddog565
Re: Y-block trips.

Forgot to mention jet size. Ctr#52.
Outers# 50. As for ctr. Carb.I Rebuilt it.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-13-2020, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,033
Posted By reddog565
Y-block trips.

Hi guys! I know I posted this before, but I'm back to having some issues with my trip set up.the issue I've been having all along is I have to run with the choke about halfway closed. My center carb...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-24-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,038
Posted By reddog565
Re: Parts For Sale Again

Just my two cents? I like most of you other guys on here I'm a senior. But, I've learned you have to keep up with modern technology. I realize most guys aren't comfortable with cell phones. But...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-12-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,038
Posted By reddog565
Re: Parts For Sale Again

It's very difficult to sell on this site, trust me I know it took me a long time to sell my carburetors. And I sold them to another site.I guess it all gets down to, if someone really needs that part...
Forum: Late V8 12-11-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,498
Posted By reddog565
Re: 5-ford-holley "94"-2100 rebuilt!

Sold, please delete!!
Forum: Late V8 11-29-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,498
Posted By reddog565
Re: 5-ford-holley "94"-2100 rebuilt!

414237Finally sold the last carburetor!
So! This is all I have left, 4- sets of
#51 jets with mixture screws! And
4- extra length throttle shafts, for
Multiple carb set up! Dueces, trips,
Quads,...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-23-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,761
Posted By reddog565
Re: y-block blow by..

Another great reply! My draft tube is
Located front side. ( Blocked off) .
The pcv is located in the block.
I put a 4" pipe to raise it up, so it
Doesn't get oil contamination.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-20-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,761
Posted By reddog565
Re: y-block blow by..

Thanks everyone!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-20-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,761
Posted By reddog565
Re: y-block blow by..

Great answer! Any solutions for this issue?
the way I see it all that water laying in the exhaust is definitely going to eat away mufflers and tailpipes for sure...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-20-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,761
Posted By reddog565
Re: y-block blow by..

Hey guys the final verdict is in on the blow by! Turns out I had a bad PCV valve! I installed a #2260 (very rare from early Corvettes).no more blowing smoke and it has good suction in the oil filler...
Forum: Late V8 11-19-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,498
Posted By reddog565
Re: 5-ford-holley "94"-2100 rebuilt!

Btt... Very difficult selling!!
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-17-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,761
Posted By reddog565
Re: y-block blow by..

A lot of good input guys! As I recall my valley pan only had the front baffle in it. I remember that cuz I had a difficult time getting it into the block.I don't recall there being any type of baffle...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 11-17-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,761
Posted By reddog565
Re: y-block blow by..

I live east of city, Monroeville...
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