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Forum: Pontiac - Street Today, 10:55 PM
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Posted By Tom Vaught
^^^^ SAME Tom V.

^^^^
SAME

Tom V.
Forum: Pontiac - Street Yesterday, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 765
Posted By Tom Vaught
About 1965, I believe. A pre-production 65 Vent...

About 1965, I believe. A pre-production 65 Vent system was installed on my 64 GTO BRASS HAT convertible vs the stock vented cap after the wife complained the car was stinking up the garage.

Tom V.
Forum: Tri-Power Tech Yesterday, 07:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 16,464
Posted By Tom Vaught
Two comments on the Post by DaleW66GTO, Nicest...

Two comments on the Post by DaleW66GTO, Nicest BG/Holley Tri-Power set-up I have ever seen, a real showpiece.

The Belt Drive for the Water Pump is very nice too. How many ribs is the belt??
Who...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH Yesterday, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,233
Posted By Tom Vaught
About 20 years ago I had Tom Lee in California...

About 20 years ago I had Tom Lee in California build me one of his steering boxes.
Very, very nice P/s Box and well worth the money he charged at the time.

https://leepowersteering.com/

Phone:...
Forum: THE LOBBY 12-07-2022, 10:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 517
Posted By Tom Vaught
Very Happy for you DATAWAY! Tom V.

Very Happy for you DATAWAY!
Tom V.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-07-2022, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 765
Posted By Tom Vaught
If your fuel lines are not new, I have seen where...

If your fuel lines are not new, I have seen where the additional vacuum from the fuel pump actually "masked" the fact that the gas line connections had some porosity, (air
getting onto the fuel...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-07-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 765
Posted By Tom Vaught
A small hole in the gas cap will help if the car...

A small hole in the gas cap will help if the car is just sitting around in the garage or storage.

I made this post some years ago about gas tank venting Post # 67 in the thread.
...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-07-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 765
Posted By Tom Vaught
For a fuel system to flow fuel a couple of things...

For a fuel system to flow fuel a couple of things need to happen:

1) Atmospheric Pressure and a flow path to a lower pressure area or a different altitude for the fuel source.

Example. Some of...
Forum: THE LOBBY 12-07-2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 563
Posted By Tom Vaught
Never had an opportunity to meet him but enjoyed...

Never had an opportunity to meet him but enjoyed his posts on the PY Board.
RIP RICK. He was too young to pass.

Tom V.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-07-2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 765
Posted By Tom Vaught
That basically says that you have a vacuum leak...

That basically says that you have a vacuum leak from the engine/canister
that is letting too much air into the intake for a proper engine restart.
(Much too lean). With no vent you had a over rich...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-07-2022, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 453
Posted By Tom Vaught
Your #4781 carb was a 850 cfm 2 corner idle...

Your #4781 carb was a 850 cfm 2 corner idle carburetor (not 4 corner idle), and I believe that after we got the air bleeds
and jetting right the dyno people, said "This carb is perfect don't touch...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 12-06-2022, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By Tom Vaught
Agree. Fantastic work for many years. Tom V.

Agree. Fantastic work for many years.

Tom V.
Forum: THE LOBBY 12-06-2022, 08:18 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,011
Posted By Tom Vaught
TRUTH THERE IN POST BY 428goat and the time line...

TRUTH THERE IN POST BY 428goat and the time line is about right.
"Electric transportation is in its infancy."

Done with this thread.

Tom V.
Forum: THE LOBBY 12-06-2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Tom Vaught
We have had a bunch of Mail Envelope theft in the...

We have had a bunch of Mail Envelope theft in the Detroit suburbs and surrounding communities. Some 50 miles away.
Authorities busted 10 "employees" who are now headed for prison.
Not sure who...
Forum: THE LOBBY 12-06-2022, 07:40 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,011
Posted By Tom Vaught
Agree, I have posted historical info about Keith...

Agree, I have posted historical info about Keith Seymore and his 43+ years in GM Engineering. I have posted in the past about the majority of the electric vehicles being many years in the future. I...
Forum: THE LOBBY 12-06-2022, 01:22 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,011
Posted By Tom Vaught
Very True there, GT182. Funny thing was when...

Very True there, GT182.
Funny thing was when he did his search for TV he got a guy who worked in the same department, the same room, and for the same boss at Ford.

That being said, Tom V is a...
Forum: THE LOBBY 12-06-2022, 12:49 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,011
Posted By Tom Vaught
Tim Vaughn (a Guy who I worked with in Ford...

Tim Vaughn (a Guy who I worked with in Ford Advanced Engineering) has a name that is very close to mine.
But you screwed up again on the research for the post. You would never make it in Advanced...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-05-2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Tom Vaught
Not aware that the 1 piece seal was around from...

Not aware that the 1 piece seal was around from BOP that long (17 years).

Tom V.
Forum: THE LOBBY 12-05-2022, 09:19 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,011
Posted By Tom Vaught
Love those videos, everyone gets an OPINION and...

Love those videos, everyone gets an OPINION and not a single member of the board
has worked in Ford Engineering.

On the GM side, Keith Seymore has done his time with GM Engineering, 43 years I...
Forum: THE LOBBY 12-05-2022, 07:24 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,011
Posted By Tom Vaught
A Holley friend has a Maverick on order and he is...

A Holley friend has a Maverick on order and he is looking forward to driving the vehicle. Course he has a 18 vehicle barn (5 years old) filled with Corvettes, 56 & 57 Chevy Nomads, a couple of Cobra...
Forum: Pontiac - Boost 12-05-2022, 07:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 569
Posted By Tom Vaught
Reminds me of John Welters single Turbonetics...

Reminds me of John Welters single Turbonetics LARGE Turbo (many years ago) that ran 6.82 on the east coast at a Pontiac Event.

For a while, he was the baddest of the bad then Travis and Rodney...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-05-2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 453
Posted By Tom Vaught
3310-01 should have been a duplicate of the Chevy...

3310-01 should have been a duplicate of the Chevy 396/427 Corvette carb.
A very good carb and non drilled throttle plates are easier to acquire.

A bit confused with topic talking about a vicgto...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-05-2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 453
Posted By Tom Vaught
1) You remove the carb, carefully dump out the...

1) You remove the carb, carefully dump out the gas in the bowls (turn it upside down and let it drain), work the primary and secondary throttle levers a few times to get rid of the
gas in that...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-04-2022, 11:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 453
Posted By Tom Vaught
All 950 HP carbs and 1000 HP carbs were rated...

All 950 HP carbs and 1000 HP carbs were rated (for advertising purposes to compete against Barry Grant's claimed air flow numbers.

If you test a 950 HP carb at the same 20.4" water test pressure...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-04-2022, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 453
Posted By Tom Vaught
Most times, with the help of someone who knows...

Most times, with the help of someone who knows carburetors like Shaker455, you can send them the base plate and the 1-11/16" diameter blades (with no holes can be swapped into the baseplate. Also...
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