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07-05-2014, 09:23 PM
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Views: 5,619
Posted By gearhead1011

The lighter the car the less air pressure you...

The lighter the car the less air pressure you will need. My car weighs 2400 with driver and I run 6 lbs. in my 16 X 32 M/Ts. If you start with 10 drop 1/2 lb. at a time until the 60 starts to fall...
Forum: Engine Tech
02-18-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,448
Posted By gearhead1011

I think he's mistaken. A vehicle with electronic...

I think he's mistaken. A vehicle with electronic fuel injection will adjust the fuel according to how much air is entering the engine so it makes no difference with fuel economy if the filter is more...
02-15-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,465
Posted By gearhead1011

According to the M/T specs the 33x15x15 ET slick...

According to the M/T specs the 33x15x15 ET slick has a section width of 18.1" and a tread width of 14.8". The only street tire I could find on the M/T website that's listed as a 18.5 is a 31x18.5x15....
12-26-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By gearhead1011

Looks like one ad is for cash sale and the other...

Looks like one ad is for cash sale and the other is for trade. There's some thinking out there that I don't follow that trade value is higher then cash price.
Forum: Help
11-02-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By gearhead1011

X2 on the grounds and don't count on the chassis...

X2 on the grounds and don't count on the chassis for a ground. Run a wire from the battery to the MSD and one from the battery to the heads. You also should have a dedicated wire from the positive...
10-26-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,854
Posted By gearhead1011

Rays Crack Repair 3710 Campbellsville Rd. ...

Rays Crack Repair
3710 Campbellsville Rd.
Hodgenville KY 42748
502-645-7444

This guy does some pretty amazing work. He used to be local to me and is still only about 40 miles from me now. If...
Forum: Transmission
09-08-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,823
Posted By gearhead1011

Make sure there is nothing preventing the piston...

Make sure there is nothing preventing the piston in the master from fully retracting. Just a small amount of pressure on the pushrod can cause problems. If the pedal stop or push rod is adjustable...
Forum: Transmission
09-08-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,823
Posted By gearhead1011

I believe the bearing should retract on it's own....

I believe the bearing should retract on it's own. If you have to open the bleeder to get it back it sounds like a restriction or a problem with the master cylinder. The master cylinder must be fully...
Forum: Transmission
09-07-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,823
Posted By gearhead1011

You will need some clearance between the PP...

You will need some clearance between the PP levers and the TO bearing because the levers will move some at RPM due to the counter weight effect. I think somewhere around .250". The thickness of your...
Forum: In The Pits
08-14-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By gearhead1011

I think that's a bit inaccurate. Bob covered his...

I think that's a bit inaccurate. Bob covered his intake, there was no "black box". If by father and son you're implying Bob and one of his boys I don't think that ever happened. I think it was Rusty...
Forum: Engine Tech
07-16-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,156
Posted By gearhead1011

It is possible that you got a defective...

It is possible that you got a defective alternator but the charge circuit and indicator are controlled by the PCM. The alternator still has a regulator built into it on that model. You really need a...
Forum: Engine Tech
07-08-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,997
Posted By gearhead1011

Automotive engines last a lot longer than they...

Automotive engines last a lot longer than they used to. With overdrive transmissions reducing the number of revolutions an engine will turn in it's lifetime and the improved efficiency of fuel...
Forum: Engine Tech
07-05-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,997
Posted By gearhead1011

I have been installing Jasper engines for at...

I have been installing Jasper engines for at least 20 years and personally feel like it is the best remanufactured engine out there. I used to build the engines for most of the stuff that came...
06-02-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 902
Posted By gearhead1011

Pictures would probably help. Do the ball joints...

Pictures would probably help. Do the ball joints screw into the a-arms? If they do it most likely uses a Chrysler ball joint. The majority of aftermarket a-arms do.
04-29-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 920
Posted By gearhead1011

Re: pat Bennett of PBRACECARS is a thief and scammer

Have you tried filing a complaint with your credit card company? They should be able to charge the transaction back and issue credit to you. One of the things I like about using a credit card is the...
01-15-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 37,745
Posted By gearhead1011

I don't post on this stuff much and I certainly...

I don't post on this stuff much and I certainly don't have a dog in this fight but there are a couple things I will chime in on. I don't doubt that mrmopar662 thinks he didn't get what he paid for...
11-27-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,441
Posted By gearhead1011

It really depends on the code that it's setting...

It really depends on the code that it's setting as to how to correct it. If it's a lean or rich fuel control code then there is probably something wrong with the fuel control. If it's a slow response...
Forum: The Vent
09-23-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 505
Posted By gearhead1011

If it's on the internet it has to be true LOL! ...

If it's on the internet it has to be true LOL!
1. It's an old out dated story (January 2011)
2. Obama had nothing to do with it
3. It was inadvertent and quickly rescinded.

This stuff is so...
Forum: Engine Tech
06-12-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 533
Posted By gearhead1011

If you want to know what the offset is from the...

If you want to know what the offset is from the center of the case I think it's right at 2 inches.
05-27-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 706
Posted By gearhead1011

It might just be the clutches chattering and a...

It might just be the clutches chattering and a little friction modifier should fix that. It's possible there is damage to the spiders so it wouldn't be a bad idea to pull the cover and have a look....
Forum: Transmission
05-26-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By gearhead1011

Depending on what set up you have there is...

Depending on what set up you have there is probably nothing wrong with it. The pressure plate probably uses a light base pressure and has counter-weighted levers that increase pressure as the RPM...
05-23-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,285
Posted By gearhead1011

I have their front end on my car and the quality...

I have their front end on my car and the quality is second to none IMO. The fit was great and only needed the final trimming for length and light sanding to get it ready for paint. It was ready when...
04-17-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By gearhead1011

Click on the "friend" you want to remove. On the...

Click on the "friend" you want to remove. On the "features" box on that page click on "remove from friends list". Then click on the delete friend button.
04-10-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,427
Posted By gearhead1011

Willard Kinzer is my new hero. I want to be like...

Willard Kinzer is my new hero. I want to be like him when I'm 83.
http://www.dragzine.com/news/still-stock-style-suspension-83-year-old-kinzer-runs-6-59-239-mph/
03-27-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 660
Posted By gearhead1011

I noticed the link to the original expired ad no...

I noticed the link to the original expired ad no longer worked. I guess he deleted it. Fortunately I saved it as a screen shot. I have hi-res pics of the jacked up valve job if anyone wants to see...
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