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Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-17-2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Skip Fix
Remember Quint well for the Dallas events! I know...

Remember Quint well for the Dallas events! I know he even out a 200R in one of his "driver's" way back when.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-17-2022, 12:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By NeighborsComplaint
Pretty car ... prayers sent!

Pretty car ... prayers sent!
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-17-2022, 12:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By Tom Vaught
In your second picture you are on the last hole...

In your second picture you are on the last hole on the boom slider section.

The boom will see a lot of stress with the extension being all the way extended like that.

I made an square tube...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-16-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By AG
I'll only do it with two people now, but I used...

I'll only do it with two people now, but I used to pull them like this by myself. I'd put a few heads on the back of the lift for counterweight since the engine gets quite high pulling it over the...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-16-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By NeighborsComplaint
Last time I pulled mine the rented hoist's boom...

Last time I pulled mine the rented hoist's boom was too short to pull from the front on my '71. I did exactly as above except I used a 2x2 that was all I had available.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-16-2022, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By Stuart
Make sure your hoist will go high enough before...

Make sure your hoist will go high enough before you start, so you don't get caught with the engine dangling and no where to go with it.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-16-2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By Sirrotica
No reason you can't pull it from the side, during...

No reason you can't pull it from the side, during my career as a mechanic I've had to reach through the passenger door of a few vans to extract the engines from the side. Being that you're not trying...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-16-2022, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By 78w72
you can definitely pull the motor from the side &...

you can definitely pull the motor from the side & have enough room to pull it back while on the puller. ive done it a few times on 2nd gen firebirds in a 20' wide 2 stall garage. mainly on 79-81...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-16-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 883
Posted By Half-Inch Stud
Those NOS slugs will run better on ebay.

Those NOS slugs will run better on ebay.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-16-2022, 12:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By Tom Vaught
I have done that method (several times), so I...

I have done that method (several times), so I agree totally with B-Man.

a) Tow strap on the rear axle and connected to one of the Tow Hooks on
my F-150 gets the car 1/2 way out of the garage....
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-15-2022, 10:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By tempest1964
“Trick I learned at work moving semi trucks...

“Trick I learned at work moving semi trucks around saved me on that deal: stick a long pry bar under the tire and lift up... “

Now that sounds like something Archimedes would have said:thumbup:
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-15-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,226
Posted By tom s
Have done 4 cars in my garage and on my lift with...

Have done 4 cars in my garage and on my lift with everything except for paint and body.This was the one I was most proud of.Tom
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-15-2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By mzbk2l
I think it will work, but I would tend to agree...

I think it will work, but I would tend to agree with b-man, having done that in a similar sized garage. I was worried about moving the car out onto the driveway due to the slope (actually worried I...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-15-2022, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By b-man
Ask yourself one question. Am I willing to...

Ask yourself one question.

Am I willing to risk damaging my fender ?

Personally I’d move the car so I could remove the engine from the front. I see the method you’re thinking of using as being...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-15-2022, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By Skip Fix
The lift especially if the tire is still on could...

The lift especially if the tire is still on could be an issue not sliding in enough. I have a piece of galvanized pipe that fits in the frame to use bell housing bolts to keeptrans us.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-15-2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By AG
That will work. Take the front tire off and you...

That will work. Take the front tire off and you can easily pull the motor by pushing the engine lift in the engine bay perpendicular to the fender. I've done it numerous times with my car on the...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 12-12-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,240
Posted By Dragncar
13s are a great head for a 400 and the 2802 is a...

13s are a great head for a 400 and the 2802 is a fine choice. Run it.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-13-2022, 08:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,216
Posted By Half-Inch Stud
Awe geez, don’t make the fella cry. Try that...

Awe geez, don’t make the fella cry.

Try that lighter blue on top of that dark blue, should adhere and tack-in real nice.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-12-2022, 11:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,216
Posted By GoreMaker
Been communicating with Ames. They did some tests...

Been communicating with Ames. They did some tests and acknowledge that the color of the paint they have in stock for 75 to early 77 Pontiac V8s is really dark. They're acquiring samples from a...
Forum: Interior TECH 11-12-2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By LKLusza
Quick repair for dash bezel plastic mounting "stalks"

Hi All,

As I work on my 1970 GTO, I occasionally encounter damaged threaded extrusions on plastic panels. Iím sure you all have too, at one time or another. The plastic becomes brittle with age...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-12-2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,034
Posted By hobbygto65
Maybe a broken fuel pump spring. They still work...

Maybe a broken fuel pump spring. They still work but have clearance on the lever.
Forum: THE LOBBY 11-11-2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,562
Posted By mgarblik
GM cars were so bad under the best conditions, it...

GM cars were so bad under the best conditions, it would be hard to be optimistic about that one. A real shame. The 70 TA I had was purchased in 1977. In 7 years of normal use before I bought it,...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-11-2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 623
Posted By roy381
Thanks for the responses folks much appreciated. ...

Thanks for the responses folks much appreciated.

ZeGermanHam thanks for the pictures. I'm going to give the powermaster a shot.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-09-2022, 12:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,550
Posted By JLBIII
Years ago I used kerosene to flush out a Triumph...

Years ago I used kerosene to flush out a Triumph motorcycle engine that had been sitting awhile. It also had a 6 volt system. Flush worked well and got the engine running again. It was still running...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 11-05-2022, 06:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,216
Posted By GoreMaker
I'm not trying to match my car's "original" blue,...

I'm not trying to match my car's "original" blue, though. Just wanting a blue that I find aesthetically pleasing and is at least plausible for a '77. They changed color a couple months into' 77...
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