"Thanks Mike, I appreciate that! I'm in the Dallas area and have had some sour luck with mechanics so far. A buddy of mine is going to be helping me out for a bit over January but if you have a local guy you recommend for general work I'd…"
Hey guys I have the eldelbrock 750 electric choke carb on my 64 429. On cold start it shoots lots of black soot out the tailpipe painting my garage floor. I've tried leaning out the mixture screws clockwise. I've read somewhere else it could be the choke not working properly... Kinda lost. anybody have any ideas on this? It's a newer carb and a rebuilt motor. Also, it did this before the rebuild
"Lucas, your fav auto parts store should have most of the engine and suspension parts you need. The FRAM rear main seal is not the correct seal. Best gasket has the correct rear main seal.
The upper A arm bushing came in 2 sizes. Measure the outside…"
"Thanks everyone for your answers and suggestions.
I have the Original 1963 Shop Manual - it came with the car. I looked through the help topics above and already found some answers! So this should be a good starting point.
I also took a picture of…"
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"Stay completely away from stainless on any engine bolt since stainless cannot be hardened. It does have great corrosion resistance, but compared with regular steel it is only slightly stronger than an un-hardened (grade 2) bolt, but much…"
"When you take the manifold and water pump off, you can see what bolts poke into the water jackets. I use blue RTV on those bolts I would not use stainless bolts going into aluminum. Just use new grade 8 bolts."
"With my engine rebuild 2012 I believe I used the medium Loctite (Click Here) on all bolt threads on the water pump and through water pump into the block. I didn't use much sealant on gaskets other than just to tack it in place. You…"
I"m in the process of painting my car. I went to the paint store and I gave them the paint code but they said they could not locate and there system does not go that far back is there is there alternate means of buying paint beside the company that's listed on site suppliers they were not much help
Well I finally made the jump and had some work done on my interior. Thought I would share a pic of the cover my upholsterer punt on my dash. It was cracked in several places with the ugly foam showing. Seemed like every time I touched it, I put a new crack in it. I think it turned out well for a driver. Anyway- no…
Hey guys I have the eldelbrock 750 electric choke carb on my 64 429. On cold start it shoots lots of black soot out the tailpipe painting my garage floor. I've tried leaning out the mixture screws…Continue