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03-04-2019, 05:00 PM
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Posted By domenic tallarita

I would say to drive it if it was legal. NEVER...

I would say to drive it if it was legal. NEVER found driving a vin tag exciting!!

Dom
03-04-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By domenic tallarita

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this is the one I removed from my 67 and was allowed to put a repo...
03-04-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 34
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Posted By domenic tallarita

This should be another thread but seems that lots...

This should be another thread but seems that lots of shipping info is on this one. What about damage!! How many get packages that look like they were used as a foot ball? I received compressors...
02-28-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,360
Posted By domenic tallarita

I re-read my post and it was not to insult any...

I re-read my post and it was not to insult any one that posted what works for them. My high compression engines only perform with high octane. I moved the timing and tried our wonderfull CALIF 91 and...
Forum: C3 General
02-28-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 485
Posted By domenic tallarita

Looks like the oil on the exhaust pipe is coming...

Looks like the oil on the exhaust pipe is coming from a forward leak.

Dom
02-27-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,360
Posted By domenic tallarita

Most people, if ALL never used high octane...

Most people, if ALL never used high octane fule!!! They profess the lower octane to feed their needs and not use the rated HP the car was to have.

SORRY,you will loos a race if you would ever do...
02-27-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,936
Posted By domenic tallarita

This is good news, and there is a break in period...

This is good news, and there is a break in period for the WX stripping. I use SIL GLYDE. It's a WX lube that lets the WX find it's place. If not, in time it will crack from distortion.

Dom
02-27-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,360
Posted By domenic tallarita

Interesting, I got my but kicked by the octane...

Interesting, I got my but kicked by the octane experts when I talked about burn rate. This makes me feel better that it is addressed. Wish I had help back then. The worst I was called in a post was a...
02-27-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,973
Posted By domenic tallarita

My 67 coupe gap is held together and in place...

My 67 coupe gap is held together and in place with a few screws that can't be seen. NOW I might have done that as I am a gap guy, they have to be perfect.

Dom
02-19-2019, 06:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,936
Posted By domenic tallarita

I had the door problem back in the early 70's and...

I had the door problem back in the early 70's and when I did my frame off 67 coupe, I pre stressed the door to close all the way at the top. Did that with the door shims. Then I used 1/8 paint sticks...
02-14-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 36,032
Posted By domenic tallarita

Bad story, I had a shop neighbor that did...

Bad story,
I had a shop neighbor that did testing as a expert witness. They came over to look at the collection of fan blades I had. They were testing because of a death that happened when a fan...
02-13-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,013
Posted By domenic tallarita

What would bother you more is to live in CA! 91...

What would bother you more is to live in CA! 91 is best and hardware stores cant sell anything than you can wipe your eyes with or drink!

Dom
02-13-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,013
Posted By domenic tallarita

One reason they didn't want it used in cars was...

One reason they didn't want it used in cars was there was NO road tax on it and it was cheaper 47 years ago when I first started using it. Works great in cars when mixed with pump. The plus is that...
02-12-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 36,032
Posted By domenic tallarita

That's exactly what we did at the strip, loosen...

That's exactly what we did at the strip, loosen the belt for a 13 sec period . No temp problems. I also lost a blade on a trip and removed the fan. Cooled good above about 30 mph without a fan. Was...
02-12-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,013
Posted By domenic tallarita

Funny, when we talk about fake, it's OK to have a...

Funny, when we talk about fake, it's OK to have a engine stamped 427/435 engine with lower compression and the HP unknown. But what you can see on the outside all has to look original. If it's a 435...
Forum: C3 General
02-11-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By domenic tallarita

Very good point but the shifting rods attached to...

Very good point but the shifting rods attached to the trans go to the shifter.

Dom
Forum: C3 General
02-09-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By domenic tallarita

Forgot to say how I knew it was at the flywheel...

Forgot to say how I knew it was at the flywheel or clutch. I ran the engine up to around 4K while the car was not moving and the shifter vibrated.

Dom
02-09-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By domenic tallarita

Phil, I am almost sure all passenger side...

Phil,
I am almost sure all passenger side mounted A6 compressors use the amount I posted. But I would not expect the remaining 5 oz to make it to the evap @ 3 oz! the drier may end up with most of...
02-09-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By domenic tallarita

When I worked at Chevy they sent a few of us to...

When I worked at Chevy they sent a few of us to the new TH350 trans school. Then the TH400 came out behind the BB cars and in trucks. When asked if we had to go to TH400 school, the service manager...
02-09-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 929
Posted By domenic tallarita

I would rebuild it after testing block and heads...

I would rebuild it after testing block and heads for cracks. Matching blocks are rare, and the knock from overhearing can sound like a rod.
I was driving my fresh 365/327 when it started to knock. I...
02-08-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By domenic tallarita

the standard system is comp=6oz, cond=1oz,...

the standard system is comp=6oz, cond=1oz, drier=1oz, evap=3 oz, which equals 11 total. Now that's out of the C2 books. Don't add to inlet as the oil will/can cause damage as it tries to compress....
02-05-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,638
Posted By domenic tallarita

I seem to remember replacing front springs that...

I seem to remember replacing front springs that had a special channel in the lower spring seat that the coil end fit into. If the spring was not turned during installation and missed the coil seat,...
02-04-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 936
Posted By domenic tallarita

Keep in mind that the ring & pinion can whine...

Keep in mind that the ring & pinion can whine either under power or can whine only without power, So your whine may be a under power whine and when you push in the clutch there is no power on the...
02-03-2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,128
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...
02-03-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 660
Posted By domenic tallarita

I can give you a place to find some. Aircraft...

I can give you a place to find some. Aircraft Spruce. They can be found on the net and have a good selection.

Dom
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