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  Topic: Spark Plugs burning ok?
teamasr

Replies: 19
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2016 6:21 pm   Subject: Re: Spark Plugs burning ok?
make sure the plugs match the heads.

Also, do not under ANY circumstances, use never-seize. I see some on your plug threads, that is not good in my experience.

How can I check if they match the ...
  Topic: Spark Plugs burning ok?
teamasr

Replies: 19
Views: 1587

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2016 4:07 pm   Subject: Re: Spark Plugs burning ok?
The old plugs is what came in the motor from Chico Performance. They seem to clear the piston, but you can see several of the threads appearing to be sticking out into the head with the darker build ...
  Topic: Spark Plugs burning ok?
teamasr

Replies: 19
Views: 1587

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2016 3:22 pm   Subject: Re: Spark Plugs burning ok?
The owner of my local Napa suggested the B6HS as the old plug seem to be sticking several threads into the cylinder. Thoughts?

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  Topic: Spark Plugs burning ok?
teamasr

Replies: 19
Views: 1587

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2016 11:02 am   Subject: Re: Spark Plugs burning ok?
Gotcha both...thanks.

Should I do any leaning or fattening on either side giving the difference in color, or just put plugs in and try again before I touch anything else?
  Topic: Spark Plugs burning ok?
teamasr

Replies: 19
Views: 1587

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:01 am   Subject: Re: Spark Plugs burning ok?
Jfats why do you think a colder plug? NGK B5ES are in there now.

Black carbon around base of plug look good?
  Topic: Spark Plugs burning ok?
teamasr

Replies: 19
Views: 1587

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2016 10:05 pm   Subject: Spark Plugs burning ok?
What do you guys think of this burn on the plugs? 2017 on dual webers.

Two richer ones are from right side, two leaner ones are on left side. Thinking right side should be leaned out a bit.

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  Topic: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration
teamasr

Replies: 132
Views: 23495

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 2:32 pm   Subject: Re: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration
For those who asked for the paint code, I will get it this week from the painter. Stopped by today, but he was out.

Here is who painted it.

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r66/teamasr/1963%2 ...
  Topic: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration
teamasr

Replies: 132
Views: 23495

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 2:29 pm   Subject: Re: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration
Of all things, the motor was extremely troublesome with leaking fuel from carbs, then leaking oil from lifter tubes, to other fuel problems. Had to send the whole motor back to CPR for him to redo it ...
  Topic: Fuel Pressure Drop?
teamasr

Replies: 13
Views: 1309

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2016 9:22 pm   Subject: Re: Fuel Pressure Drop?
Split 1, did you find a solution to the problem? My motor seems to be doing the same exact thing. Running duel webers, holley regulator, liquid filled gauge and electric pump. After a minute of idl ...
  Topic: Carb/fuel tuning Bay Area?
teamasr

Replies: 14
Views: 840

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2016 6:42 pm   Subject: Re: Carb/fuel tuning Bay Area - Solved - but Low Pressure
Solved the carb problem, now a different issue.

Carbs 3 and 4 had no response to accelerator using snail sync. Took the idle jets out, cleaned them and reinstalled. That solved the problem. Idle ...
  Topic: Carb/fuel tuning Bay Area?
teamasr

Replies: 14
Views: 840

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:29 am   Subject: Re: Carb/fuel tuning Bay Area?
I am also running webers.

I have new Holley FPR and will install this week to see if I can get a better read on pressure. Given the rain this week, I'll coordinate a time to meet the following wee ...
  Topic: Carb/fuel tuning Bay Area?
teamasr

Replies: 14
Views: 840

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:29 am   Subject: Re: Carb/fuel tuning Bay Area?
I am also running webers.

I have new Holley FPR and will install this week to see if I can get a better read on pressure. Given the rain this week, I'll coordinate a time to meet the following wee ...
  Topic: Carb/fuel tuning Bay Area?
teamasr

Replies: 14
Views: 840

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Jan 02, 2016 8:28 am   Subject: Re: Carb/fuel tuning Bay Area?
That would be great, I'm in Dublin.
  Topic: Carb/fuel tuning Bay Area?
teamasr

Replies: 14
Views: 840

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2016 11:14 pm   Subject: Carb/fuel tuning Bay Area?
Anyone local in Nor Calif who has a snail sync tool to help tune carbs?

My pressure is low, using a carter electric pump, showing around 1psi. No change when turning the adjustment bolt on the H ...
  Topic: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration
teamasr

Replies: 132
Views: 23495

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:48 pm   Subject: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration
Now just waiting for the motor to come back from CPR before I can finish off the back end.
  Topic: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration
teamasr

Replies: 132
Views: 23495

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:47 pm   Subject: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration
Front bumper and mirrors are also mounted.

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r66/teamasr/1963%20bus/20151104_190549.jpghttp://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r66/teamasr/1963%20bus/20151104_190715.jpg ...
  Topic: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration
teamasr

Replies: 132
Views: 23495

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:42 pm   Subject: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration
Time for some trim work.

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r66/teamasr/1963%20bus/20150921_174450.jpghttp://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r66/teamasr/1963%20bus/20150921_190954.jpghttp://i141.photob ...
  Topic: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration
teamasr

Replies: 132
Views: 23495

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:01 am   Subject: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration
Using the 3 point belts from the Bay Window in the front.
  Topic: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration
teamasr

Replies: 132
Views: 23495

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2015 10:00 am   Subject: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration
Some more updates.

Had to take the motor out and send back for rebuild. Carbs were leaking fuel 4 minutes after shut off. The motor also sprung a couple of oil leaks which could have been due to ...
  Topic: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration
teamasr

Replies: 132
Views: 23495

PostForum: Split Bus   Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2015 9:07 pm   Subject: Rebirth of 23 window walk-thru Restoration
That's what I thought which is why I asked about the heat, but the description of the part says that it mounts to the exhaust flange.

http://carcraftstore.com/billetfullflowhosebracketsclaw.aspx
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