Search:

Type: Posts; User: er34gtt2000jp

Page 3 of 4 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds; generated 86389 minute(s) ago.

  1. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    No longer getting close, I've gotten there finally ^_^

    OK, so never trust that the "rebuilt" master vac you get from Advance Auto has all the correct parts. Especially when they don't look like the ones you took off the car ;-)

    Spent the last few days...
  2. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    Indeed it was! Over all spent about 8 hours with...

    Indeed it was! Over all spent about 8 hours with my boy this weekend working on the Z. Fun times! Even when the Z left my boy and I stranded 2 miles form the house last night. Seems I should of...
  3. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    Thanks!

    Thanks!
  4. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    She Lives and Drives!!

    My 71' moved to day under its own power tonight for the first time in over 10 years!

    Spent the day getting all the little details done, pulled the trans to reset the clutch, replace the release...
  5. Replies
    11
    Views
    924

    That looks strikingly like the pictures in the...

    That looks strikingly like the pictures in the 1970/71 Engine Service Manual. I have never seen one like that in person before though. What year car is that engine from?

    Here is a pic from another...
  6. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    It's my OCD side that lets me get a lot done, I...

    It's my OCD side that lets me get a lot done, I tend to forego other things to my own detriment at times ;-)
  7. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    Ignition Timing!

    Well I used to have a cool Pertronix ignition setup, now I have a $100.00 piece of garbage....

    Guess my MSD coil fried the Pertronix unit in short order, like in less than 10 min :-( Oh well, I...
  8. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,106

    Exactly why I did it myself, the only places that...

    Exactly why I did it myself, the only places that would touch m 71' wanted well over $1000 to replace the front clip. And most places wither laughed at me or just flat out said "we don't work on cars...
  9. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,106

    Or you can do it yourself with a little ingenuity...

    Or you can do it yourself with a little ingenuity a welder and a lot of patience ^_^

    http://www.classiczcars.com/forums/body-paint-s30/49186-rebuilding-my-71-a.html
  10. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    It lives! Good oil pressure, no leaks, smokes a...

    It lives! Good oil pressure, no leaks, smokes a tad but that could be just from the first start up and the fact that its running super rich. Need to adjust the carbs and figure out the Petronix...
  11. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    Ok so I decided to run the float as is and deal...

    Ok so I decided to run the float as is and deal with it if it caused me grief. we'll see if I regret this decision but hey, I want to get this thing on the road dammit!

    Long story short, my 71'...
  12. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    Cleaning Carbs

    So I pulled my carbs apart to clean them up again and noticed that the forward carb float ahs what appears to be some cracks in it. Any advice on if its still serviceable? See below:

    63837
    ...
  13. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    Thanks! Haven't done anything but remove the SMOG...

    Thanks! Haven't done anything but remove the SMOG equipment from the manifold so far. I will rebuild them at some point but for now I'm going to pull the domes, clean up the bodies, adjust the floats...
  14. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    More Pix! Adjusted valves, installed heater...

    More Pix!

    Adjusted valves, installed heater hose bypass thingy and valve cover. Started cleaning up the carbs, they have been siting on the shelf in my garage pretty much as pictured below for 6...
  15. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    Little more done tonight, oil pan and a few more...

    Little more done tonight, oil pan and a few more accessories on. One more good night of work like this and it might be ready to stick in car!

    63809

    63810
  16. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    Exactly. We have crates of german beer ( 0,5...

    Exactly. We have crates of german beer ( 0,5 liter ) here by the way LOL :D

    http://i42.tinypic.com/14ctwg4.jpg

    @ 2000JP: Looks good man ![/QUOTE]


    :beer:
  17. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    Another update! Got the long block pretty much...

    Another update!

    Got the long block pretty much together, still have accessories and the oil pan to install but its looking like a real engine.

    63798

    Also got the air tube fittings welded up...
  18. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    Well that was fun! Pulled all 6 slugs out and...

    Well that was fun! Pulled all 6 slugs out and changed out the rod bolts for the ARP sweet ones. Only took about 45 min to R&R all 6, not too shabby. Now I have a complete short block ^_^

    Pardon my...
  19. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    Success!

    Thanks for the reply, yeah those ARP bolts are really snug! But after talking to a friend last night and reading your post I decided to give it the ole, if it don't fit hammer it approach. Well they...
  20. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    Houston We Have a Problem!

    Well got all excited and went out to put in my new ARP rod bolts only to find they wont fit :angry:

    This thing is fighting me every step of the way!

    Looks like the head just barely doesn't...
  21. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    UPS Delivers!!!

    We have rod bolts, pretty sexy hardware too ^_^

    Let the games begin!

    63705

    And the "good" FelPro head gasket:

    63706
  22. Replies
    40
    Views
    1,771

    Well things have really slowed down on getting my...

    Well things have really slowed down on getting my 71' back on the road. But I have made a little progress and thought I would post an update. In the process of putting the short block together I...
  23. Replies
    3
    Views
    374

    Ended up picking an ARP set up, should be here...

    Ended up picking an ARP set up, should be here Friday. Oh well sometimes you just should spend the money in the right places eh!
  24. Replies
    3
    Views
    374

    I guess I should add that I'm willing to pay for...

    I guess I should add that I'm willing to pay for them, as long as it's a fair price.
  25. Replies
    3
    Views
    374

    Need a set of 8mm Rod Bolts!!

    Hey guys, I'm trying to put my engine together on a bit of a budget and made a serious bonehead move :-/

    I was using a 73' service manual and forgot that the early rods used smaller bolts..... ...
Results 51 to 75 of 98
Page 3 of 4 1 2 3 4