"Check you ignition specs first
incorrect timing and worn points will cause heat issue problems ( retarded timing )
you need to know the basics are right first to continue to trouble shoot any engine issues
"OH --i use crazy glue for the ---NIPPLE RINGS --OF coarse If they fall off in bed --well use your imagination --OUCH OUCH Blows the mood entirely but work better under the BAT MAN suit ( Kevin )
Some of the after market lubes that have been around…"
"First of all, I really appreciate all the members help and vast knowledge.
At the beginning of the summer season, I had troubles starting the engine, I thought it was old fuel so I added about 5 gallons of 100 octane racing fuel. …"
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"You got it with oil opinions Tony. Amsoil is free delivery to my door overnight. I now use it on my E-tec outboard. It's 10 bucks cheaper than the stuff BRP synthetic sells for. I use the Z-rod oil in all my vehicles including my 2005 dodge…"
I will add --back to using STP with the Castrol and Rislone so i do not leave something out I had good results using STP in the past and just went back to it recently
In the past i installed a race cam and used STP as the cam break in oil…"
I went back to a conventional 10w-30 Castrol GTX and a Reslone ZDDP aditive I have been spending a lot of dollars over the years on expensive syn oils to only have to change them out with less than 1000 miles as they are a year old and all i…"
"Clovis You really did pin me I was the very first person to wear Bell Bottoms - at my University in NY
Before long everyone in my crowd had a pair
We went to boutiques in the East Village of NY that were a very big thing in the 60's
"Tony do you still have that suit from the 70's in your closet? You know, the one with the bell bottoms, wide collar and flowers printed on it.
On a more serious note I now only use Amsoil products in everything. Fair pricing when your a…"
Why am i sure we are the subject of a marketing ploy hereWhen Mobile one first came out there oil change interval stated on the label was 20,000 miles for there full syn extended life oilAfter a…Continue
Well, after the tire change, car running good......... then on a pleasure cruise for abour 35 miles to my destination. 25 miles in, back end vibration came back home to roost. I was goung 55 to…Continue
My '64 Cadillac DeVille had been sitting for awhile while I was travelling this summer and when I came home it had some issues starting. After replacing the plugs and the ignition coil, it was running better than it had in a long time but the brakes were sticking. I noticed the brake pedal was traveling a little farther than usual when slowing down. Soon after I noticed a hissing noise coming from around the brake pedal. Then I lost the brakes pretty much completely. I couldn't find any…
I got the book to troubleshoot the system. INDISPENSABLE to this effort.
As I do a cursory exam, I see that the AC RECIRC SOLENOID is Cracked (the WHITE one in the engine compartment coming out of the HVAC body with two vacuum hoses on it). I tried to patch it up (cracked all around the base), but it does not look like it will hold.
PLEASE TELL ME THAT REPLACING THIS PART IS NOT AS DIFFICULT AS I THINK IT IS, But I think it is a bear to…
My 63 CDV factory A/C was trash so I replaced every part in the system and converted to R134 . I also installed a STV bypass kit which eliminated the STV all together and converted the system to a cycling system. I vacumed and charged the system with 36oz of 134. The system is cycling as it should and the pressures are right at 250 high side, cycle off at 25lbs and cycle back on at about 35lbs. It is making plenty of water on the low side hoses and evaporator drain. There is very good air…