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Forum: Builds! 10-17-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,734
Posted By Bamamav
No, they were designed to run at max TORQUE all...

No, they were designed to run at max TORQUE all day. You can see from your chart how torque falls off after 1800 RPM. The couple of hundred RPM on top only help in creating more speed, torque is...
Forum: Builds! 10-17-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,734
Posted By Bamamav
At 2500 RPM that Detroit will be screaming, and...

At 2500 RPM that Detroit will be screaming, and pistons will want to swap holes. Around 2150 should be the max it ever turns, they don't like high RPM's even though they can be turned up to do them....
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-17-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By Bamamav
I saw a set of the valve covers listed on eBay...

I saw a set of the valve covers listed on eBay the other day and thought how cool! Then I saw the price and about passed out! I'd love to have something like that for my car just because they're...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-17-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 69,752
Posted By Bamamav
IR Pops was looking for a panel around that model...

IR Pops was looking for a panel around that model at one time, maybe he'll see it.
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-16-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 69,752
Posted By Bamamav
That was probably a panel that was modified for a...

That was probably a panel that was modified for a customer like the railroad by a truck body maker. Could have even been a Govt vehicle built to spec. Either way, I'd say it's pretty rare.
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 10-16-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By Bamamav
After a week corresponding with the eBay seller,...

After a week corresponding with the eBay seller, who must be in Hong Kong instead of KY like the eBay location says, it looks like they are sending me another distributor to replace that one. So...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-16-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By Bamamav
You want the rear drums to be smaller than the...

You want the rear drums to be smaller than the front, the front does 75% or so of the braking. I have 12" fronts and 10" rears. I didn't think about the shoes being so hard they were fading, sounds...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-14-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By Bamamav
There are a lot of 80's and 90's stuff being...

There are a lot of 80's and 90's stuff being driven here. Work cars, folks that can't afford anything newer, kids first cars, etc. Just not a lot of them sitting in yards like there were a few...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-14-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 404
Posted By Bamamav
I didn't know there was a place in Muscle Shoals...

I didn't know there was a place in Muscle Shoals that built converters.
I'm staying stock with it, unless there are some mods to make it last longer. I think mine is a 85 model best I remember, I...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-14-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By Bamamav
That 2000 should be a E4od, electronic version.

That 2000 should be a E4od, electronic version.
Forum: Builds! 10-14-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 778
Views: 47,981
Posted By Bamamav
Looks good! Also looks like you still have a lot...

Looks good! Also looks like you still have a lot of sheet metal welding to do!
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-14-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By Bamamav
A hard pedal means no air in the system, that's...

A hard pedal means no air in the system, that's good. But, I think you have a mismatched system, I'd bet the rear cylinders are a lot bigger than what was on the stock rear end and the smaller...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 10-14-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 422
Posted By Bamamav
Need a little more info: Did you bench bleed...

Need a little more info:

Did you bench bleed the master before you put it on?

How is the pedal after a few stops, hard or mushy, going to the floor?

You say it will lock the brakes, front,...
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-14-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Bamamav
Fine with me! Doesn't hurt to get a new...

Fine with me! Doesn't hurt to get a new perspective on it. And getting the Grand daughter in on it is cool! [cl I'm sure she will have some fresh ideas!
I'm looking forward to seeing the next UDS...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-14-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 404
Posted By Bamamav
Thanks for the info. I have never built an...

Thanks for the info. I have never built an automatic trans before, so I'm not real comfortable with trying. I know there are some specialized tools involved, some you can make yourself. If it was...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-14-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By Bamamav
Parts car prices

I don't know how many of you have been looking for a parts car lately, but boy, was I surprised. Been looking on Craigslist and Facebook marketplace for a late 80's -early 90's Ford with the 302 and...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-14-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 404
Posted By Bamamav
It's an AOD Odie. I'm in no hurry.

It's an AOD Odie. I'm in no hurry.
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-14-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Bamamav
Bump...

Bump...
Forum: Builds! 10-13-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 423
Posted By Bamamav
I was wondering why you hadn't updated the Bronc....

I was wondering why you hadn't updated the Bronc. Sounds like no love lost between you and the owner....
Forum: The "BS" Lounge 10-13-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By Bamamav
Do y'all want a calendar this year? Poll

What say ye? Do y'all want a Undead Sleds calendar again this year? Throwing this out there, getting time to do one if we want one. Since we didn't have any pic contests this year, I'm thinking...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-13-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 404
Posted By Bamamav
Yeah, the pilot light is on Torchie.:D Just got...

Yeah, the pilot light is on Torchie.:D Just got to get some $$$ to burn and stoke that fire up.[ddd[ddd[ddd




I ain't going nowhere E man. I've still got lots of little things to do along...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 10-12-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By Bamamav
Yeah, it's funny, dang thing runs great! I'm...

Yeah, it's funny, dang thing runs great! I'm scared not for long though, something would wear out quick like that. I've got to replace some freeze plugs while it's out, so I'm thinking about...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-12-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 404
Posted By Bamamav
Yeah, it sux, but it is what it is. Not really...

Yeah, it sux, but it is what it is. Not really depressed over it, more discouraged. I let the engine and trans sit too long before trying to use them. I could probably spend $500 and pick up a used...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-12-2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 404
Posted By Bamamav
I'm done for a while....

Tried the transmission again today. After making sure it was full, still no drive. And while sitting there playing with it, lost reverse as well.:( It's toast.

Engine is leaking water behind...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 10-12-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By Bamamav
Drive gear is the cam. Didn't do this afaik with...

Drive gear is the cam. Didn't do this afaik with the points dist or the previous Duraspark.
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