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Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-19-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Trying to ID a FoMoCo camshaft

Back in the mid '70's, I had a '63 Ranchero with a 260,289 heads, aluminum high rise manifold and a 600cfm Holley with a c-4. I had a Sig Erson hi-flow 1 cam in it. it had a little lump to it, but...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-19-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Trying to ID a FoMoCo camshaft

Kultulz, I think the cam he is trying to ID is out of his 260 v8
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 11:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 683
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Whizzernick's Wicked Lift?

Yes, they are 2 separate lifts. I used them when I worked for the local GM dealer back in the mid '70's. wish I had one.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-18-2020, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: #94 carb flow detail.

I would also like to see it.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Where has billben/flathead gone

JM, same here, that site grew out of the old "Classic cars" site. I have made and lost contact with a lot of people from that site
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-17-2020, 03:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 730
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Where has billben/flathead gone

Bill Bentleys site and the Techno site were related. all the info on the techno site came from members contributions from Bill's site. when Bill Passed away and Carl took over I inquired if there...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-15-2020, 02:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: 460 eng pwr steering pump removal?

Scicala, I had a 68 continental (2dr.) that had the 462 mel eng. with a crank driven p/s pump. the windshield wipers were also hydraulic driven , what a pain in the a-- .
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-13-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 379
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Y-block trips.

Yes when you close the choke plate it richens the fuel mixture. Scicala has good advice. It is very hard to trouble shoot this type of problem from afar. It still seems to me that there is an...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-13-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 379
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Y-block trips.

Try 56 jets, or start with a set of 54's
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-11-2020, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: boring a "94" "8BA"carb base to " EGC " 1 1/16

Thanks for all the information you all have given, and all the offers on carbs, all is appreciated. probably will not try to bore it. I will keep looking locally for awhile, before I look out of...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-10-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Boring out an 8BA carb base to EGC 1 1/16 size

Scicala, Thanks for the offer, but I am not wanting to use the carb's with the auto choke, and am sure I can come up with a carb locally, it just may take a while, and I am in no hurry right now. I...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-10-2020, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Boring out an 8BA carb base to EGC 1 1/16 size

rotorwrench, I was going to use the ECG carb as a center carb on a tri-power set-up on a Y-Block. I do have the use of a mill to try and bore the cast iron piece. thanks for your comments. ...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: boring a "94" "8BA"carb base to " EGC " 1 1/16

Sorry about my saying the bore size is 1 1/16, I know that is the venture size, not bore size. sorry about any confusion. I will continue looking around for some parts carbs. locally, and if I can...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-10-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Boring out an 8BA carb base to EGC 1 1/16 size

Sorry about my saying the bore size is 1 1/16, I know that is the venture size, not bore size. sorry about any confusion. I will continue looking around for some parts carbs. locally, and if I can...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-10-2020, 12:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By Alaska Jim
Boring out an 8BA carb base to EGC 1 1/16 size

I am looking into the feasibility of boring/ honing the throttle plate ( the cast iron throttle body with the butterflies ) on a Holley "94" "8BA" carb to the "EGC" 1 1/16 bore size. Has anyone done...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 01-10-2020, 12:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By Alaska Jim
boring a "94" "8BA"carb base to " EGC " 1 1/16

I am looking into the feasibility of boring/ honing the throttle plate ( the cast iron throttle body with the butterflies ) on a Holley "94" "8BA" carb to the "EGC" 1 1/16 bore size. Has anyone...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 01-03-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,467
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Replace any tire over 6 years old.

In my opinion, tires were made better when they were made in the USA. I have pneumatic tires on the wheel jacks on my boat, and snowmachine trailer. I had those tires on there for years before one...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-21-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 875
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Obsolete & Classic Auto Parts, Inc Experience

Unfortunately, This seems to be getting to be the normal way of doing business with a lot of vendors these days.. I personally think Bob Drake is the worst for it, and Speedway is not much better. ...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-18-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,410
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Parts For Sale Again

There are people up here in Alaska That are dying to be able to buy those parts, but the shipping kills the deal. finding them local is almost, if not impossible.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-11-2019, 02:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: White wall care

I have tried about everything on my diamond back classics , over the last 10 years, and they still look like new. out in the sun they are a brilliant white. I have used simple green, Castrol...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 12-09-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,010
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: Radiator neck pliers?

Ralph, I have a set of tail-pipe expanders like duce lover showed a link to. they come in several sizes. I have used them on radiators before, and they work fairly well, but you have to watch that...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-06-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: offy intake manifolds

I have an aftermarket mechanical temp gauge, so no problem for me there. The eng was a fresh rebuild when I bought the car. my brother and I would never had made the mistake of mis-matching the...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-06-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: offy intake manifolds

yep, definitely a leak, don't know how it ran so good.
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-06-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: offy intake manifolds

dmsfrr, Thank you for that information, and thanks for the photo of the gaskets. I do not have a set of both here to compare, so this helps me visualize things a lot better. I have the car in...
Forum: Late V8 (1954+) 12-05-2019, 10:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By Alaska Jim
Re: offy intake manifolds

Thanks Kultulz , I have read that before. I guess I will start looking for a different manifold. can anyone tell me if the ECZ-C head is considered a small or large port head. I have heard that...
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