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02-03-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By domenic tallarita

Jim, Yes, the cam on that engine is in the...

Jim,
Yes, the cam on that engine is in the upper block. The warming up of the engine and cooling down caused the condensation to rise and settle on the cam. Oils used in aircraft are mineral which...
01-19-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 371
Posted By domenic tallarita

#6 Dom

#6

Dom
12-31-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 860
Posted By domenic tallarita

Measure the outside diameter and you will be able...

Measure the outside diameter and you will be able to know. It should be close to 5 3/4", unless it's a 365 HP, then 6 3/8. If they are 4 1/8 - 4 1/4 they are passenger car. Hard to tell in pics but...
12-27-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By domenic tallarita

I have seen so many water pumps go bad when they...

I have seen so many water pumps go bad when they were left dry after they were in use. I also put them in a 5 gallon bucket.

dom
12-16-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,967
Posted By domenic tallarita

Rich, From what is showing it has the metal...

Rich,
From what is showing it has the metal tags that were on the 63 case and the pulley looks like it could be correct. The back plate would help determine more and the model # on the metal tags...
10-21-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 7,489
Posted By domenic tallarita

I haven't done a Munci for about 10 years but did...

I haven't done a Munci for about 10 years but did many. There are guys here that are doing them and are experts.
All I want to say is that there is a lot of room for error as reverse starts out on...
10-19-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 720
Posted By domenic tallarita

Mr FuFU, It won't hurt the compressor. Never...

Mr FuFU,
It won't hurt the compressor. Never found one that was converted to 134 with bad case O-rings. All the ceramic seals I buy have a black O-ring that contacts the shaft. I now change them to...
09-15-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,340
Posted By domenic tallarita

Duke, This is exactly what a friend of mine...

Duke,
This is exactly what a friend of mine that owns a engine shop said. The use of lead in the break in will impregnate it in the metal. Where did he get this info, at a seminar when he was...
09-12-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,064
Posted By domenic tallarita

Mike, Just the opposite! California is the land...

Mike,
Just the opposite! California is the land of fruits & nuts. Can't keep them from flooding in.

Dom
09-10-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 782
Posted By domenic tallarita

I poured Rustolium red primer in my bumpers, the...

I poured Rustolium red primer in my bumpers, the poured it back in the can. It creaped under and all around. I wiped it off the edhes and used rustolium silver in a rattle can and again wiped it off...
08-21-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,377
Posted By domenic tallarita

Don't forget that the made metal clips that went...

Don't forget that the made metal clips that went on the rocker that covered the hole so you wouldn't get a eye full. By the way I adjust to the 1/4 turn also

Dom
08-17-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,414
Posted By domenic tallarita

I skipped all the way to the end and didn't reed...

I skipped all the way to the end and didn't reed all the posts. does sound like heat is the demon. I had very few coils go out when I was a daily mechanic, BUT there was one that did what you say....
08-04-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 163
Posted By domenic tallarita

Not a silly question. I noticed they were the...

Not a silly question. I noticed they were the same on both ends and we put the trans yoke on either end.

Dom
08-03-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,029
Posted By domenic tallarita

Hey, I did the same thing with a old fork lift....

Hey,
I did the same thing with a old fork lift. I put lots of oil in it to free up what I thought were stuck valves (flat head) or rings. also a bit of carb cleaner.
Started it up and ran good but...
07-26-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By domenic tallarita

Just a shot in the dark, but did the drive shaft...

Just a shot in the dark, but did the drive shaft shop remove any of the shaft ends and weld them back on? In 1971 I had a shop check my drive shaft and when I installed it it had a tight spot. I...
07-18-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,001
Posted By domenic tallarita

I would have to say that the alcohol mix caused...

I would have to say that the alcohol mix caused more problems than the lead we used to have in the gas. At least that is what I have read AND experianced. I agree they will run OK without lead but...
05-19-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,512
Posted By domenic tallarita

Thought I would show a oil that we are using that...

Thought I would show a oil that we are using that is good for both, R-12 & R-134. Less corrosion with this.
Make up your own minds, just some info.:crazy2:

Dom
05-15-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,512
Posted By domenic tallarita

here is a pic of a pulley that came apart.

here is a pic of a pulley that came apart.
05-15-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,512
Posted By domenic tallarita

The A6 is a strong compressor and the clutch was...

The A6 is a strong compressor and the clutch was not meant to be cycled.
The clutch is metal to metal and will be your problem as the pulley has a insert. The shaft is 1/2" at the clutch and when...
04-26-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,080
Posted By domenic tallarita

I was a mechanic at a dealer and all new guys...

I was a mechanic at a dealer and all new guys start out on factory jobs that don't pay much. We didn't stamp any blocks. Most didn't even paint them as they came bare with no paint.
Back then who...
03-18-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 728
Posted By domenic tallarita

Mike, Daughter and family just moved from...

Mike,
Daughter and family just moved from Temecula to Murrieta.
I have removed the foil with a heat gun, but they seem to stick.
I was given a # of one that makes repo stickers.
Jim Osborne...
03-09-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 9,050
Posted By domenic tallarita

I have a C2 CA car that had a salvege vin welded...

I have a C2 CA car that had a salvege vin welded to the frame.
Anyone could have changed that tag as it was done by the Highway Patrol with hardware store stamps.
Police here in CA are not allowed...
02-03-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By domenic tallarita

You know there's a bunch of ways to look at this....

You know there's a bunch of ways to look at this. Some responses are general and it opens a door for a quick repair.
Some, and I'll only mention a fraction, like Joe Lucia, Duke, John Z, and to many...
01-09-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By domenic tallarita

Dave, I can say there is a guide to that in...

Dave,
I can say there is a guide to that in aircraft that I also use when locating the proper bolts for my cars.
It reads at least 1 1/2 threads MUST show. For me no more than 1/8" on average. Some...
01-03-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,203
Posted By domenic tallarita

For what it's worth, there will be low voltage...

For what it's worth, there will be low voltage while cranking because of the draw the starter has on the battery. That's the reason they bypass the resistor and go directly to the coil + from the...
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