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  Topic: Fuel line adapter for 3/8 steel lines
jpaull

Replies: 13
Views: 341

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Yesterday 9:04 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel line adapter for 3/8 steel lines
The mighy mite comes in a few different part numbers. If you got the 12-426, you dont even need a regulator. I love them. If you got the 12-427, you will need to adjust down the pressure with a regul ...
  Topic: Transmission grumbling
jpaull

Replies: 90
Views: 2610

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Yesterday 8:03 pm   Subject: Re: Transmission grumbling
Many times Scott has done some really nice things for people. Actually doing something rather then just talking is one of his specialties. His funny posts are just a bonus Laughing


Hey did anyone n ...
  Topic: Fuel line adapter for 3/8 steel lines
jpaull

Replies: 13
Views: 341

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Yesterday 5:16 am   Subject: Re: Fuel line adapter for 3/8 steel lines
Even with a 3/8 line its pointless with that pump. Your float seats are gonna go through hell. If your determined to use that pump(regardless of regulator or not), at least do this one thing, feel ...
  Topic: Fuel pressure regulator
jpaull

Replies: 19
Views: 531

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 6:58 am   Subject: Re: Fuel pressure regulator
Have a guage mounted?

I would first check the floats. I run idfs at 3psi with no regulator and the floats can hold that over night.
  Topic: QSC header
jpaull

Replies: 8
Views: 270

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:36 am   Subject: Re: QSC header
Your talking about the 2" stainless one they advertise?

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F261596051901

I emailed them a year ago and they only ...
  Topic: Build a 2 liter from a VW or start with a T4?
jpaull

Replies: 24
Views: 792

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:11 pm   Subject: Re: Build a 2 liter from a VW or start with a T4?
You might as well post a political debate or a "Which oil is best" thread.
  Topic: serpentine system throwing belts
jpaull

Replies: 33
Views: 1200

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:36 am   Subject: Re: serpentine system throwing belts
I always had trouble with a v belt in my off road car due to mud and heat from exhaust. Put new belt on and in no time it was squealing, so annoying. It was actually wearing the top pulleys out on the ...
  Topic: serpentine system throwing belts
jpaull

Replies: 33
Views: 1200

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:35 am   Subject: Re: serpentine system throwing belts
I had a '92 Chev pickup that I believe was first generation for GM's serpentine belt. In the 416K that I put on the truck I replaced the alternator, idler pulley, belt tensioner pully, power steering ...
  Topic: First stroker build 92X82
jpaull

Replies: 201
Views: 11544

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:20 pm   Subject: Re: First stroker build 92X82
Im glad you "No Give up" like others that have had some unfortunate stuff happen.

I dont think the rod journals were your fault either, I think crap from the mis-hap made its way to the ...
  Topic: 1915 with dual 40IDFs running way to rich
jpaull

Replies: 37
Views: 1309

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:58 pm   Subject: Re: 1915 with dual 40IDFs running way to rich
We all understand. I asked for the pictures cause I knew you would get better help after we all had a look see. Looking at parts vs words is always better.

Those AA heads are decent. I have the s ...
  Topic: 1915 with dual 40IDFs running way to rich
jpaull

Replies: 37
Views: 1309

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:00 pm   Subject: Re: 1915 with dual 40IDFs running way to rich
W8AC's are 14mm plugs, (as you mentioned before), but i see you actually have D8EA's which are 12mm NGK's and 3 heat ranges colder then stock plugs.
Get some D6EA's and no more fouling i bet
  Topic: 1915 with dual 40IDFs running way to rich
jpaull

Replies: 37
Views: 1309

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:42 am   Subject: Re: 1915 with dual 40IDFs running way to rich
many times that's from guys using spark plugs which are simply too cold, and has nothing to do with the carburetors. You'd be surprised how many people think this makes the engine run cooler, and that ...
  Topic: 1915 with dual 40IDFs running way to rich
jpaull

Replies: 37
Views: 1309

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:56 am   Subject: Re: 1915 with dual 40IDFs running way to rich
If the main problem is fouling spark plugs, why would you not post a picture of the fouled spark plugs first?
  Topic: Question about custom (turbo) exhaust collector design
jpaull

Replies: 23
Views: 670

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:34 pm   Subject: Re: Question about custom exhaust collector design
I suggest you include "Turbo" in your thread title. That way all the Turbo Junkies will get all excited and give you some input.

Such as:

Question about Turbo custom exhaust collector ...
  Topic: AutoCraft 2783cc street engine in 63 Rag
jpaull

Replies: 245
Views: 18171

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:21 am   Subject: Re: AutoCraft 2783cc street engine in 63 Rag
I used that same wrap on another engine and used the DEI Silicone spray over the wrap and it helped keep the moisture out
  Topic: Valve Cover Failure
jpaull

Replies: 20
Views: 872

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:17 pm   Subject: Re: Valve Cover Failure
The mid mounts and traction bars are great, use those too. But you really want to add something that gives the tuning forks, err I mean frame horns some support. Kafer bar, or a roll cage to frame hor ...
  Topic: serpentine system throwing belts
jpaull

Replies: 33
Views: 1200

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:30 am   Subject: Re: serpentine system throwing belts
Holy crap I just looked up the scat system, and sure enough that pulley is just riding on the bolt lol. That's nuts! At least they coulda gave it a Zirk grease fitting and some grease seals hehe.

...
  Topic: serpentine system throwing belts
jpaull

Replies: 33
Views: 1200

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:35 am   Subject: Re: serpentine system throwing belts
If the pulleys are truly inline, in wont walk. Something is off.
  Topic: Locked-Out Bosch Big Cap Distributor for CB Black Box/MegaSquirt
jpaull

Replies: 189
Views: 6597

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:32 pm   Subject: Re: Locked-Out Bosch Big Cap Distributor for CB Black Box/MegaSquirt
Its easy to Diagnose if the issue is happening, but if it starts working again then its hard to find a issue that isn't there. (When it quit Friday, it did start working later, and that's the reason f ...
  Topic: Locked-Out Bosch Big Cap Distributor for CB Black Box/MegaSquirt
jpaull

Replies: 189
Views: 6597

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 4:52 pm   Subject: Re: Locked-Out Bosch Big Cap Distributor for CB Black Box/MegaSquirt
3, 20 year old NOS points aren't as cool as I thought.

As you know, I already have that Pertronix. No offense to the traditionalist, but I detest points...mostly due to my ignorance of them. I lo ...
 
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