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Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 11-16-2006, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By davsmitty
I supose...

I supose...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 11-16-2006, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,174
Posted By davsmitty
hahaa! she said we're nice!!!!!? just didnt...

hahaa! she said we're nice!!!!!? just didnt give us enough time.
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 11-16-2006, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,363
Posted By davsmitty
has he checked the flywheel? it could need to be...

has he checked the flywheel? it could need to be faced or replaced.
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 11-14-2006, 02:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,006
Posted By davsmitty
anyone know where I can get a stock long block...

anyone know where I can get a stock long block 350 for not too much? Or do ya'll think I'd be alright with a short block and reuse the heads I have now? Would the lack of oil be a problem for the...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 11-14-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,332
Posted By davsmitty
good, stereo->i can help with that at least. ...

good, stereo->i can help with that at least. What you want to do is wire the batt's in parrallel, so run a large wire from your main battery posistive to your second batt positive terminal (use at...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 11-13-2006, 09:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,397
Posted By davsmitty
it almost sounds like the high-speed idle isnt...

it almost sounds like the high-speed idle isnt kicking down at all. I had a similar problem with my truck (when it was running :cussing: ) but that was because the new carburetor wasnt set properly....
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 11-07-2006, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,283
Posted By davsmitty
wow, thats scarry, the brakes going out...

wow, thats scarry, the brakes going out *shudder*. Have someone help you check the brake master cylinder and the brake differential (or whatever its called) basically fill the brake fluid and look...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 11-07-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,195
Posted By davsmitty
is the bell housing loose from the engine, and do...

is the bell housing loose from the engine, and do you have enough slack with the rest of the lines to the trans? If so, make sure you're drive shaft is free of the differential and press the clutch...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 11-06-2006, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,006
Posted By davsmitty
We're pretty sure the cam has worn down. When we...

We're pretty sure the cam has worn down. When we check for TDC with our thumbs, it bows off twice for each revelution, once at TDC and once at 180* out. This tells us that the cam isnt openingthe...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 11-06-2006, 12:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,006
Posted By davsmitty
Question So we checked and rechecked everything. Rotated...

So we checked and rechecked everything. Rotated the cam 180* and it started and ran OK, then we shut it off and it hasnt started since. Out of curiosity, we pulled the valve cover and saw, to our...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 10-27-2006, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,006
Posted By davsmitty
yes, as Ive already said, the entire distributor...

yes, as Ive already said, the entire distributor assembly is brand new. Timing chain and gears=replaced, distributor and all electronics=replaced and checked, rotor and distributor cap,...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 10-26-2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,006
Posted By davsmitty
coil-in-cap HEI, it has a hot plug labeled 'bat'...

coil-in-cap HEI, it has a hot plug labeled 'bat' and a 3wire plug that comes from the distributor to the cap, and a plug from the distributor that seems to go to the comp. All are connected just...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 10-25-2006, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,254
Posted By davsmitty
you should deffinately have someone who knows...

you should deffinately have someone who knows what to look for inspect you brakes. how have you drove the car in the last year? brakes usually last longer than one year unless they're over-worked. ...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 10-24-2006, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,006
Posted By davsmitty
We checked for TDC with a blow-off so the valves...

We checked for TDC with a blow-off so the valves should be closed. We checked the coil and it seemed like an intermitent open so we replaced it and the cap. Found the computer module, the fuse...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 10-24-2006, 03:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,006
Posted By davsmitty
Yeah, we tested compression and all 8 are at...

Yeah, we tested compression and all 8 are at 180psi. We made sure to install the timing gears correctly and didnt move the cam. Yes, we tried adjusting the distributer a little at a time while...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 10-23-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,006
Posted By davsmitty
Timing problem=STUMPED

Ive got a headache for all you mechanics. My 86 GMC 1500 305 w/ a Q-Jet is doing some very strange things. It was driving fine until I turned it off, then it never started again. We checked...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 10-18-2006, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,675
Posted By davsmitty
try calling your dealer. but your car is so old...

try calling your dealer. but your car is so old that I doubt if they kept the codes for the radio.
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 10-17-2006, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,520
Posted By davsmitty
is it likely that Ill skrew something up if I do...

is it likely that Ill skrew something up if I do this? I have NO experience with carbs (internaly), also, what does plugging the bowls do?
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 10-17-2006, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,520
Posted By davsmitty
ahh, sorry but im having a dumnass moment and I...

ahh, sorry but im having a dumnass moment and I have almost no experience with the carb. I dont know what your first sentence means, sorry. I just tried to start it and same thing, but I couldnt...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 10-17-2006, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,520
Posted By davsmitty
speaking of 55gal drums, my engine has been...

speaking of 55gal drums, my engine has been acting like its flooding lately on cold starts. sbc305 Rochester Q-jet, the carb is still pretty new. It only does this when the engine hasnt been...
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 10-17-2006, 01:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,520
Posted By davsmitty
have you ever acually LOOKEDunder the hood? That...

have you ever acually LOOKEDunder the hood? That can usually answer most "how, where, why" questions if you already know the questions to ask. BTW, I would personally love to see a civic being fed...
Forum: General Chat 10-03-2006, 06:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By davsmitty
I think ya'll misunderstood me, I was refering to...

I think ya'll misunderstood me, I was refering to fleet applications, something that would last many, many miles between services and get great effeicentcy. Not for a performance swap, IMO we need...
Forum: General Chat 10-02-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By davsmitty
Lightbulb Small diesel's

My dad and I have been throwing ideas around and we keep thinking that GM or Ford need to build a small 4cylinder diesel for half-ton pickups and vans. He thinks a 3-5L I4 in these vehicles would...
Forum: General Chat 10-01-2006, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,241
Posted By davsmitty
this is probably the wrong forum to ask that,...

this is probably the wrong forum to ask that, deffinately the wrong area at any rate. try asking the place you bought the wheel from, or contact Logitech and ask.
Forum: Repairs & Maintenance 10-01-2006, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By davsmitty
try flushing the coolant system, if you dont know...

try flushing the coolant system, if you dont know how or whatever, just take it to a garage or oil change and have them do it. it should cost about 50$ Im not real sure whats going on, the hose is...
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