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Engine & Transmission > misfire under load at 4600 rpm or so (5 replies - 3666 views)

Turned out to be fuel delivery after all, but the pump is fine. Just a lot of crud getting sucked into the lines and the ...   02-16-2011 10:45 pm

Engine & Transmission > misfire under load at 4600 rpm or so (5 replies - 3666 views)

I have been driving the car more lately, and have noticed that up around 4600 rpm under load in 3rd gear, I just lose power. ...   01-26-2011 04:34 pm

Accessories > steering wheel question (16 replies - 18369 views)

The wheels are generic in a sense that they are made to fit any car. The hub is the part that has the splines to ...   08-04-2009 10:18 pm

Body & interior stuff > rear deck snaps for tonneau (0 replies - 1884 views)

My new tonneau cover seems to have two more snaps in the rear than my car does. I am sure this is the result of ...   05-04-2009 05:43 am

Electrical & Instruments > Alternator voltage seems high (3 replies - 3484 views)

Okay, I think I got the rebuilt alternator in properly, by just torquing down the nut on the pulley until I couldn't get it any ...   05-03-2009 07:40 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Help! - Alternator installation (1 reply - 2680 views)

I got my new alternator, and it seems that the rattling on the old one was the result of the fan spinning freely, since the ...   05-03-2009 06:26 pm

Accessories > steering wheel question (16 replies - 18369 views)

I am going through the same thing. It's not a Nardi, but Little British Car Co. has Moto-Lita wheels and a JH hub. ...   05-02-2009 07:32 pm

Electrical & Instruments > My alternator is rattling (5 replies - 5993 views)

Well, I tried very hard to get it rebuilt locally, since it would have been faster, but several places have closed, and the one that ...   05-02-2009 04:04 am

Electrical & Instruments > My alternator is rattling (5 replies - 5993 views)

My 74 is back on the road after almost 20 years. Since I bought it non-running, I had never heard it before a few days ...   05-01-2009 02:48 am

Engine & Transmission > Cam removal (2 replies - 2507 views)

Thanks. Worked like a champ. I couldn't get the cover to rotate, but a couple of taps on the front of the camshaft pushed the ...   04-22-2009 05:26 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam removal (2 replies - 2507 views)

I am in the process of stripping down a spare engine that I picked up, and I want to actually remove the cams. I have ...   04-21-2009 07:48 pm

Body & interior stuff > instrument pod bezel (1 reply - 3040 views)

A few years ago, I bought the new style clear plastic from Delta, and I am just getting around to installng it, but I can't ...   05-31-2008 04:05 am

Engine & Transmission > offline help needed in SD (6 replies - 4819 views)

I initially tried installing them dry, but that didn't work. I have also tried adjusting them wet by lossening the bolts to the point where ...   06-04-2007 10:59 pm

Engine & Transmission > Breather w/K&Ns (8 replies - 5707 views)

Steve - Yes, I'm sure it was your car. It was a real standout at that show, and I remember that we talked and you ...   06-04-2007 10:54 pm

Engine & Transmission > Breather w/K&Ns (8 replies - 5707 views)

I saw a car here in San Diego a couple of years ago that had a small round K&N filter at the end of a ...   06-04-2007 03:35 pm

Engine & Transmission > Breather w/K&Ns (8 replies - 5707 views)

Thanks Mark. Where did you get the brass reducer? I think that is the bit I need. ...   06-04-2007 05:52 am

Engine & Transmission > offline help needed in SD (6 replies - 4819 views)

I have followed the instructions, used the orange gaskets, replaced everything with fresh hardware, cleaned with a tap, etc. etc. etc. and these d**m thing ...   06-04-2007 02:26 am

Engine & Transmission > Breather w/K&Ns (8 replies - 5707 views)

Has anyone found a good way to deal with this, and do you have pictures. I have no problem drilling the outside plate and using ...   06-04-2007 12:50 am

Wheels > refinishing lug nuts (1 reply - 4821 views)

I am about to send my wheels out to be blasted and powder coated with a clear powder coat. Has anyone tried to have the ...   03-26-2007 10:30 pm

Engine & Transmission > cam cover gaskets (4 replies - 5909 views)

Okay. I took everyone's advice and bought new everything. The bolts, the washers, the tap, and the orange gaskets. The exhaust side still leaks from ...   06-08-2006 02:17 am

Body & interior stuff > Interior door handle screw (1 reply - 3641 views)

Anyone know the size? I apparently lost the passenger side screw, and the driver's door is already put together with the armrest. The armrest was ...   06-07-2006 05:17 pm

Engine & Transmission > cam cover gaskets (7 replies - 7639 views)

I just want these things to seal once and for all so that I can drive my car. I realize that it is inelegant and ...   05-31-2006 12:29 am

Cooling > right side coolant leak (10 replies - 11607 views)

Just to close this one out. After convincing myself that it was the head gasket and having all the parts overnighted to me so that ...   05-30-2006 11:58 pm

Body & interior stuff > door jamb trim (4 replies - 4858 views)

Okay, last one for tonight. What goes over the area with the two large holes at the top of this trim piece?   ...   05-26-2006 05:22 am

Body & interior stuff > Door rubber (1 reply - 3426 views)

I started installing the door rubber, but it did not fit well over the bottom portion of the opening. Was I supposed to cut the ...   05-26-2006 05:07 am

Body & interior stuff > Door trim (2 replies - 3784 views)

Ahh, the perils of trying to put together what you took apart in 2000. Anyone know where these go? I thought I figured it out, but ...   05-25-2006 05:20 pm

Cooling > right side coolant leak (10 replies - 11607 views)

The leak is actually pretty bad. Since the Delta gasket only has the silicone on one side, which side do you recommend I put up? ...   05-25-2006 04:50 am

Cooling > right side coolant leak (10 replies - 11607 views)

Thanks for the help. I have narrowed it down, and it looks like the head gasket. Aside from pulling off the cam towers and retorqueing ...   05-25-2006 04:32 am

Cooling > right side coolant leak (10 replies - 11607 views)

Okay, I have taken another look, and there do not seem to be any freeze plugs in the block, at least on the side of ...   05-24-2006 12:47 am

Cooling > right side coolant leak (10 replies - 11607 views)

I take it the freeze plug is the big threaded thing roughly between the starter and the distributor? Where do I get an allen wrench ...   05-20-2006 01:57 am

Cooling > right side coolant leak (10 replies - 11607 views)

I have a coolant leak that appears to be coming from somewhere around the starter or dipstick. I have looked at all the likely suspects ...   05-19-2006 11:35 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Side Marker Lights (7 replies - 8320 views)

Do you need the whole thing, or just the rubber? I called Delta thinking I needed a whole assembly, and they saved me a lot ...   10-06-2005 06:15 pm

Carburetors > DHLA 40 vs. 45 (26 replies - 34649 views)

I have noticed that 40s seem a lot cheaper than 45s. On other cars with Webers (similar design) I actually found that it was better ...   09-15-2005 04:13 pm

Engine & Transmission > Cam belt tension/ tensioner (12 replies - 10410 views)

Would the tension affect where on the pulley the belt is running? Mine is centered on the cam pulleys, but running toward the back of ...   08-04-2005 06:34 pm

Miscellaneous > It runs - 1st time in 15 years (6 replies - 5946 views)

Well, I just wanted to thank everyone on this board who has helped me over the past few years. I have been restoring my 74 ...   08-03-2005 05:43 am

Ignition > Timing and ignition - maybe (23 replies - 13414 views)

Thank you all for your help. I finally understood what you were trying to explain, and the engine fires. ...   08-02-2005 11:55 pm

Ignition > Timing and ignition - maybe (23 replies - 13414 views)

Okay, this is starting to penetrate, I think. If I understand this, what you are all saying is that there are actually two points in ...   08-02-2005 06:38 pm

Ignition > Timing and ignition - maybe (23 replies - 13414 views)

Okay, clearly rotating the crank is a bad idea, but I am still puzzled. When I attach an inuductive timing light to #1 wire, it ...   08-02-2005 06:03 pm

Ignition > Timing and ignition - maybe (23 replies - 13414 views)

Thank you Dave and Mark for the suggestions. After checking everything that you mentioned, and some other tinkering, I am starting to think that maybe ...   08-02-2005 04:09 pm

Ignition > Timing and ignition - maybe (23 replies - 13414 views)

Talk about one step forward, two steps back. I solved the starter problem and the engine cranks, but does not fire. Since the gear on ...   08-01-2005 10:55 pm


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