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Forum: THE LOBBY 12-07-2022, 04:59 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 5,011
Posted By Elarson
Doing some math to compare ICE vs. EV. Fill...

Doing some math to compare ICE vs. EV.

Fill your car with 20 gallons of gas in ~5 mins
=2.3 million BTU's in the fuel.
Assume a 40% efficient engine so you get 920,000 BTU of useable...
Forum: THE LOBBY 12-07-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Elarson
In our area, the problem is that a letter carrier...

In our area, the problem is that a letter carrier got robbed and the criminals took a master key for the post office drop boxes. Now that key copies are undoubtedly circulating within the scumbag...
Forum: Pontiac - Race 12-04-2022, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By Elarson
We've been going for something like 30 years and...

We've been going for something like 30 years and only missed the one that got cancelled.

I suspect that the $40 membership has 2 reasons. Getting more cash flow is certainly one of them. 30,000...
Forum: National Events 12-01-2022, 07:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,280
Posted By Elarson
Herb's son, Matt, is running the company now. ...

Herb's son, Matt, is running the company now. They were selling parts thru National Parts Depot but are transitioning to selling direct. His contact info attached.

Eric
Forum: Pontiac - Race 11-30-2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 926
Posted By Elarson
Think of it this way. The original (continuous)...

Think of it this way. The original (continuous) cast iron can push and pull in reaction to the flexing that comes from operation. Since a sleeve is disconnected but pressed in, it can push but not...
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-22-2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,975
Posted By Elarson
In one of the small towns close to me, there is a...

In one of the small towns close to me, there is a Buick/Cadillac/GMC dealer right next door to a Chevy dealer. Trucks look like the big seller at both places. If they combined the truck brands, how...
Forum: 67-81 Firebird & TA Parts WANTED 11-21-2022, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Elarson
Bump

Bump
Forum: Pontiac - Race 11-18-2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,581
Posted By Elarson
Here's a recording of the internet experts ...

Here's a recording of the internet experts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpAvcGcEc0k

Eric
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-18-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,975
Posted By Elarson
Back in the day when my Dad wanted a new car and...

Back in the day when my Dad wanted a new car and decided on looking at Buick, I went with him and was impressed at how well they positioned themselves for their target market.......older people,...
Forum: Pontiac - Race 11-17-2022, 12:06 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,581
Posted By Elarson
I come here to share info and learn. When the...

I come here to share info and learn. When the bickering starts, I'm out.

Eric
Forum: Pontiac - Race 11-11-2022, 10:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Elarson
Glad you solved it. Must be something about #3...

Glad you solved it. Must be something about #3 that takes more voltage to fire than the others.

Eric
Forum: Pontiac - Race 11-11-2022, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Elarson
Logically, it HAS to be a part that is only used...

Logically, it HAS to be a part that is only used by #3 cylinder.

Spark plug - you already verified that it works
Plug wire - ohm check and visual inspection isn't a 100% guarantee
Distributor...
Forum: Pontiac - Race 10-30-2022, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 641
Posted By Elarson
Probably useful to consider what the tires are...

Probably useful to consider what the tires are telling you before changing suspension settings.

Hard, very smooth surface....might need a softer compound.
Slight almost imperceptible...
Forum: THE LOBBY 10-29-2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,301
Posted By Elarson
The major engine manufacturer that we do a lot of...

The major engine manufacturer that we do a lot of work for. has one that they use for a flying test bed. 3 standard engines and one test engine (at port inboard location) so if they have any reason...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-21-2022, 05:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 547
Posted By Elarson
Excellent advice. Chains don't stretch....they...

Excellent advice. Chains don't stretch....they get loose by wearing at the hundreds of little contact points.

Eric
Forum: 67-81 Firebird & TA Parts WANTED 10-14-2022, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By Elarson
OK, let me know if things open up in the future. ...

OK, let me know if things open up in the future. I don't have them advertised so they'll probably still be laying there a year from now.

Eric
Forum: THE LOBBY 10-13-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,899
Posted By Elarson
"Gary" with zero posts sounds like a bot that is...

"Gary" with zero posts sounds like a bot that is searching the internet for mentions of Trulicity?? My thread was about the car, not the meds. ��

Eric
Forum: 67-81 Firebird & TA Parts WANTED 10-12-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By Elarson
Pics attached. The bottom driveshaft is...

Pics attached.

The bottom driveshaft is about 48.5" long c/c, 2.75" tube dia, 1.51" OD slip yoke (Turbo 350?), rear u-joint is 1.140" dia caps by about 3-5/8" across. (note: I haven't figured out...
Forum: 67-81 Firebird & TA Parts WANTED 10-12-2022, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By Elarson
SE Dayton area. ~3 hours from Toledo. I still...

SE Dayton area. ~3 hours from Toledo.
I still owe you some dimensions.

Eric
Forum: Pontiac - Street 10-11-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,490
Posted By Elarson
My first thought is brown. Doesn't clash with...

My first thought is brown. Doesn't clash with gold and would tone down the overall harshness of gold on gold.

Not exactly the same but I used to know a guy with a brown '79 T/A that had a tan...
Forum: 67-81 Firebird & TA Parts WANTED 10-09-2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By Elarson
I have a couple of unused driveshafts. One is...

I have a couple of unused driveshafts. One is out of a '78 T/A with T-10 and Ford 9" rear. The other is out of a '75 with T-350 and Ford 9". I'll go measure them this afternoon. If either one...
Forum: Pontiac - Race 10-07-2022, 11:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By Elarson
Accurate observation. Eric

Accurate observation.

Eric
Forum: THE LOBBY 10-06-2022, 01:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,472
Posted By Elarson
Yup that's it. All I ever found in the hardware...

Yup that's it. All I ever found in the hardware section was several old men sitting around telling each other stories to avoid going home.

Eric
Forum: THE LOBBY 10-06-2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,472
Posted By Elarson
Decades ago, we had several speed shops to pick...

Decades ago, we had several speed shops to pick from. They almost never had in stock what I needed. The usual answer was it had to be paid for in advance and then wait 10 days. Sometimes it wasn't...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-30-2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,366
Posted By Elarson
I'll jump in here with some more comments. I'm...

I'll jump in here with some more comments. I'm building a road race engine and am using the Canton "T" pan with Hedman headers.
The engine that came in the car had a CVR starter; which is the...
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