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Old 05-21-2017, 09:18 AM   #1
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Hi guys, I went up to Rineback N. Y. car show a couple weeks ago and while there I found a guy selling wolf whistles, he had 2 of them.he swore they worked and they were from the 50's. so I took a chance , I figured it would be a little different. AH ha buyer be where. I took the trouble to install it on the intake manifold but it doesn't work. all I get is a slight wooosh noise??it doesn't seem like theres much to it, it has a small lever on the back you pull it and its supposed to blow maybe there are parts missing?? I don't know . does anyone have any experience with these and can maybe lend a hand ?? THANKS THE HOOCH
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Old 05-21-2017, 09:34 AM   #2
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If you look down the throat of the trumpet there should be a whistle device in there that looks like this:

Yours may be plugged or corroded. Some penetrating oil and a little prodding with a piece of MIG wire should help.

It can also rattle loose and unscrew. It may just need to be tightened/ re-seated.

It may also be missing completely or broken internally. You can get this part new from speedway motors for $10.

If the whistle threads are free and easy to turn use some sealer to keep it from backing out.
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Is your whistle body metal or plastic? They both work the same way and as Mike said, make sure the round brass "whistler" piece is in there and will spin freely. I have a metal one-got from Snyder's and it works fine. I also have a red plastic one I bought on eBay and it works even better than the metal one. Can you post a picture of the one you have? Smitty
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Old 05-21-2017, 10:28 AM   #4
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I had one on my 55 Chevy years ago. I had to lube the spinner about every 3 weeks to keep it working.
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Old 05-21-2017, 06:27 PM   #5
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I had one on my 55 Chevy years ago. I had to lube the spinner about every 3 weeks to keep it working.
Tom, don't fergit to oyl yer OOGAH, every 3 months, ur it'll git SICK!
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Old 07-03-2017, 08:15 PM   #6
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You should only use a wolf whistle briefly ..it is a real good way to burn or warp your valves...it makes the air/fuel mixture real lean...any idea why I know this ???
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Old 07-03-2017, 08:19 PM   #7
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If you are going to be using it a lot, open the GVA some.
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Old 07-03-2017, 09:25 PM   #8
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I sprayed mine years ago with WD40. It quit.
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Old 07-03-2017, 09:29 PM   #9
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You old 'farts' are wasting your time with the ubiquitous "Wolf Whistle".

For those of us who still have fairly good sight, any young chick who deserves a wolf's whistle, in all likelihood would not even know what it was, or what it meant.

It is kind of like passing a sweet young college woman and saying "Huba Huba". She would not have a clue that you were giving her a positive approval of her good looks and attractive figure.

Gentlemen, I have met the enemy . . . . . and he is us !
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Old 07-03-2017, 11:15 PM   #10
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You old 'farts' are wasting your time with the ubiquitous "Wolf Whistle".

For those of us who still have fairly good sight, any young chick who deserves a wolf's whistle, in all likelihood would not even know what it was, or what it meant.

It is kind of like passing a sweet young college woman and saying "Huba Huba". She would not have a clue that you were giving her a positive approval of her good looks and attractive figure.

Gentlemen, I have met the enemy . . . . . and he is us !
Sadly, you are probably right.

Give me back the good old days.
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Old 07-04-2017, 08:58 AM   #11
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Sadly, you are probably right.

Give me back the good old days.
I couldn't agree with you more Tom. If you can remember, Sarah had a WW when I bought her. I soon took it off and gave it away and for the mother-of-all male chauvinist pigs, dirty old man to get rid of a WW is not common but...being dragged into court by some babe that feels offended by your innocent comment, even though she wasn't the good looking babe you had whistled at is a today common happening. It's more safe today to have a wolf whistle app on a smart phone and use it that way to say hello and make a comment unless you use it at some elderly old folks home to give the Blue Rinse Brigade a rush!!!
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You old 'farts' are wasting your time with the ubiquitous "Wolf Whistle".

For those of us who still have fairly good sight, any young chick who deserves a wolf's whistle, in all likelihood would not even know what it was, or what it meant.

It is kind of like passing a sweet young college woman and saying "Huba Huba". She would not have a clue that you were giving her a positive approval of her good looks and attractive figure.

Gentlemen, I have met the enemy . . . . . and he is us !


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Old 07-04-2017, 03:10 PM   #13
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I have a wolf whistle on the tudor, and the old ladies love it in a parade, and I can make it sound like Curley the Stooge, so the younger people like that.
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