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05-06-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 526
Posted By Plasticman

Having bought the cheaper globe type LED bulbs...

Having bought the cheaper globe type LED bulbs previously, I can safely say they were a waste of time and money.

I then went with the LED assemblies for the tail and front park/turn lights, and...
05-05-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By Plasticman

Completely normal....Only should have zero play...

Completely normal....Only should have zero play at the high point of the gears (way it was designed and manufactured).

Plasticman
05-05-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By Plasticman

Nope, they were not. John

Nope, they were not.

John
05-05-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 957
Posted By Plasticman

I am wondering if the shocks were bottoming out...

I am wondering if the shocks were bottoming out (and bending the shock mount) when you had the other (lower?) springs in there.

I still have the originals, with stiffer shocks, and have not had...
05-05-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,256
Posted By Plasticman

What is "SP"? If External, are you...

What is "SP"?


If External, are you using the correct offset balanced balancer?

I see that you say you are using "correct" externally balanced flywheel, but where did the engine come from,...
05-01-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,466
Posted By Plasticman

Thanks to the 2 "DZ's"! Plasticman

Thanks to the 2 "DZ's"!

Plasticman
05-01-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By Plasticman

Thanks for the video...but spent more time...

Thanks for the video...but spent more time looking at your avatar....

My very wise step-grandfather put me on a factory assembly line when I was 16 (during summer vacation)....I learned real quick...
04-30-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 535
Posted By Plasticman

Gleaned from the internet: Normal practice...

Gleaned from the internet:

Normal practice is to replace the filter/dryer anytime the AC system is opened up to the atmosphere. The filter/dryer has a desiccant material that absorbs moisture. And...
04-26-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,109
Posted By Plasticman

My design can be adjusted to suit.....Simple...

My design can be adjusted to suit.....Simple single screwdriver adjustment on one pot (one pot, one timer that covers both left and right - which eliminates any differential from side to side). But...
04-26-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,109
Posted By Plasticman

Bill, Yes George (Black Magic) ran it...

Bill,

Yes George (Black Magic) ran it through a converter, and it works great!

Thanks to Black Magic!

John (plasticman)
04-26-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,109
Posted By Plasticman

I have a LOUD clacker circuit for my turn signal...

I have a LOUD clacker circuit for my turn signal flasher (due to hearing loss, and loud exhaust).

Video has been repaired, thanks to Black Magic!

Plasticman
04-26-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,109
Posted By Plasticman

You are correct (but only one 555 required and no...

You are correct (but only one 555 required and no relays - I tried relays but are too slow). Note that it does require LEDs (incandescent bulbs "turn on" speed is too slow).

See below circuit:
...
04-26-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,109
Posted By Plasticman

I have a short clip showing my 2 light version of...

I have a short clip showing my 2 light version of sequential lights, but can't find a way to post it.....

Have it in both mpg and mp4 formats.

Plasticman
04-25-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By Plasticman

Florida Corvette (Go Gators).... ...

Florida Corvette (Go Gators)....

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04-23-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By Plasticman

My experience does not agree..........LEDs...

My experience does not agree..........LEDs (unless poorly design / manufactured) last much longer. And the industry agrees, but poor products do get out there....

Did you buy them off Fleabay?
...
04-22-2018, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 561
Posted By Plasticman

I had one go out and spotted a poor solder joint...

I had one go out and spotted a poor solder joint on the PCB, a few years after purchase.

Reflowed the solder, and it has been fine ever since.

Hope yours is as easy to fix.

I don't...
04-21-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 757
Posted By Plasticman

These are the ones that I made for Bill and...

These are the ones that I made for Bill and myself......Too many dimensions, but you can mix and match as needed. "O" ring should work just as well.
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04-19-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 492
Posted By Plasticman

I have had the NAPA LW42 breaker plate ground...

I have had the NAPA LW42 breaker plate ground wires (I ordered 10) on order for over a month now, and no luck.

Plasticman
04-19-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By Plasticman

Your local NAPA should have (or be able to get)...

Your local NAPA should have (or be able to get) the rebuild kit....

Use your ST-12 Service Manual for instructions..(also available online, if you don't have one)....
04-19-2018, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Plasticman

Dave, I remember I flipped it over (it had...

Dave,

I remember I flipped it over (it had taken a "set", and was stiffer in the opposite direction). But also think I added some thin steel shim stock (think beer can thin) under it at the 2...
04-18-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Plasticman

No separate turn signal cancellation switch... ...

No separate turn signal cancellation switch...

Turn signal switch is simply not returning to center, if one or the other brake light is not staying on, and when stalk is held in the exact center,...
04-18-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 506
Posted By Plasticman

Wiggle the turn signal stalk, and hit the brakes....

Wiggle the turn signal stalk, and hit the brakes.

See if the stalk is not returning to "center".

Common issue with the C1 turn signal switch.

If that is your issue, then we can go from...
04-18-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,000
Posted By Plasticman

:iagree: The mechanical pump should work just...

:iagree: The mechanical pump should work just fine....No advantage to the electrical, unless you are converting to EFI and need the higher pressure.

Plasticman
04-16-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 800
Posted By Plasticman

Years ago, in my 93 GMC Typhoon, I had the same...

Years ago, in my 93 GMC Typhoon, I had the same situation a "few" times. Each time the ABS kicked in, lost braking for what seemed like minutes (probably just milliseconds, but definitely longer...
04-14-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By Plasticman

What engine and how do you drive it? If it is a...

What engine and how do you drive it? If it is a lower HP engine, that has good "bottom" end torque, then the 3.36 would be a good all around rear.

If a higher HP engine, the torque band will...
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