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    car would idle ok at the far advance pickup may...

    car would idle ok at the far advance pickup may be sluggish.If the timing were set to spec it may not run and would have no power .I did not check the other threads what if the balancer spun on the...
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    Not sure about the 40 degrees but if you had a...

    Not sure about the 40 degrees but if you had a large cam With high lift and duration with low compression pistons you would have to bump the timing way up to make up for the low static...
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    Help! I am wondering if you are having a security...

    I am wondering if you are having a security issue? you could also do a fuel drop test on the injectors to make sure none are clogged from sitting just my 2 cents Steve
  4. I will try to unbury it it is a calais body style...

    I will try to unbury it it is a calais body style and is a red autumn firemist color it has similar lettering as the above corvette looks to me that it may have been made by the same company Steve
  5. I have a 1985 olds pace car go cart never been...

    I have a 1985 olds pace car go cart never been run would love to find more about it and who would be interested in it but no luck either Steve
  6. Happy bday cac :thumb

    Happy bday cac :thumb
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    you could leave the sending unit and have a new...

    you could leave the sending unit and have a new access welded in for a high pressure pump you would also have to run new fuel line probably a larger feed and a return if you do not have one...
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    if you belong to ncrs there are several post on...

    if you belong to ncrs there are several post on the correct way to adjust the valve on these cars it is a little different than other cars because of the design of the ramps for the lifters.I do...
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    if you do not care about original second hand...

    if you do not care about original second hand sweep there are quartz retro kit and they are not that hard to install they use a lot of the clocks original parts and you install these guts I have done...
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    check and make sure you have b+ and ground at the...

    check and make sure you have b+ and ground at the sender if you do ,you need a pump did you install a pressure gage and see if anything is going on you need to start with the basics Steve
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    good items to have if you have one or do work on...

    good items to have if you have one or do work on them can't be done right without them. probably out of production not a high demand item anymore Steve
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    basicly you could advance until you start to hear...

    basicly you could advance until you start to hear engine knock under load then back it down a couple of degrees until the ping goes away. The only down side to the a high inital advance is it may be...
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    Question: it may just be loose in the head or the ceramic ...

    it may just be loose in the head or the ceramic is coming loose in the hex base needs to be checked for sure Steve
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    Question: Well I guess you learn something every day...

    Well I guess you learn something every day ;shrugI would have thought that they would get some fatigue over the years .You are probably right about the sway bar addition , I liked the way it felt...
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    Question: how can you explain torsion bars that start to...

    how can you explain torsion bars that start to sag with age? :confused Steve
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    Question: my guess is that it my loose a little but if it...

    my guess is that it my loose a little but if it isn't broken it will still work fine it is a sort of torsion bar and they are used as springs in many vehicles.The lose would be minimal in my book and...
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    Question: I put one in my 69 I liked the difference myself...

    I put one in my 69 I liked the difference myself I put a big block one in It may have been overkill but have a small block sway bar if I happen to change my mind Steve
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    how many miles on the vette ? check the springs...

    how many miles on the vette ? check the springs for cracking to make sure the are not failing and drooping have seen this quite a bit on c5 vettes Steve
  19. what c4c5 stated battery crapping out or bad...

    what c4c5 stated battery crapping out or bad connections Steve
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    I believe you are looking for approx 20 with a/c off any lower and you may nave a vaccum leak ,wrong pcv, or throttle misadjusted. be sure to clean the throttle body of deposits before settingthen...
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    what color is the puddle did you recently have...

    what color is the puddle did you recently have the oil changed I would check the drain plug and oil filter for tightness before getting all henny penny:W about it rear main seals are not all that...
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    Question: If the old cat is a bead type which would be flat...

    If the old cat is a bead type which would be flat instead of round you may find an increase in power the bead type were quite restrictive as for the new ones I really think you would be wasting your...
  23. News: I ask my self the same question :confused what...

    I ask my self the same question :confused what happened to the dawin theory even bailing the financial world :chuckle . I just do not know this country is on the slide in my book :ohnoes. where...
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    A lot of times there is no warning .Is the check...

    A lot of times there is no warning .Is the check engine light on? check and make sure the water pump is not seeping . if you have a scan tool check for codes and how the low resolution signal is....
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    if you sucked water into the air cleaner and...

    if you sucked water into the air cleaner and intake you very well could have bent a rod .you can not compress water and something has to give Steve
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