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Forum: Technical & Restoration 08-06-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,283
Posted By DarrenX33
Ok. So this was the root cause. Bent. Not sure...

Ok. So this was the root cause. Bent. Not sure how or when it happened. All I can say is that I returned it and he fixed it and got it back to me quick. I installed it today and drove it and all is...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-27-2018, 01:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,283
Posted By DarrenX33
Shipped it back for analysis and repair. I'm...

Shipped it back for analysis and repair. I'm interested to find out myself. In the meantime, running great with the Mallory Unilite.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-22-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,283
Posted By DarrenX33
Ok. It was the distributor. I dropped in my old...

Ok. It was the distributor. I dropped in my old Unilite and it ran great. I have a thought as to what is wrong with it but I will wait until it is looked at. Sending it back to be checked out.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-20-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,283
Posted By DarrenX33
Holy cow what a nice offer, and I very much...

Holy cow what a nice offer, and I very much appreciate that.. I do happen to have a spare distributor here with me. I am going to try and put it in. I will also consider the experiment you mentioned...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-20-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,283
Posted By DarrenX33
This is on my Corvette.

This is on my Corvette.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-19-2018, 03:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,283
Posted By DarrenX33
I do have another here, but it doesn't seem to...

I do have another here, but it doesn't seem to help.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-19-2018, 03:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,283
Posted By DarrenX33
I have the Crane ignition on standby. Didn't want...

I have the Crane ignition on standby. Didn't want to put it in but maybe I will try it. I was hoping the work Jerry did was good considering it was tested.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-19-2018, 03:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,283
Posted By DarrenX33
Problem is I have no, or very little spark on...

Problem is I have no, or very little spark on two. Not sure how those would factor in...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-19-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,283
Posted By DarrenX33
It was running equally terrible. That is why I...

It was running equally terrible. That is why I had the distributor rebuilt. The shaft and bushings were basically destroyed. I also have a box of vintage AC Delco points.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-19-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,283
Posted By DarrenX33
That is how Jerry does them, which is why I went...

That is how Jerry does them, which is why I went with him. And I share your sentiment.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-18-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,283
Posted By DarrenX33
Crappy idle, misfire on one cylinder.

Anyone one have any thoughts on this?

Plug 2 is not firing. All others look fine. I tried the following to get 2 to work..

1) plug swap 1 to 2, no change
2) new plug wire, no change
3)...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 03-11-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By DarrenX33
Once I get the distributor back in to shape I...

Once I get the distributor back in to shape I will check it.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 03-11-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By DarrenX33
Its out of my 72 base 350 vette. Nothing about...

Its out of my 72 base 350 vette. Nothing about the motor looks hot rodded, basically all original car. So if I were to guess I would say it doesn't have a high volume pump. But who knows what the...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 03-11-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By DarrenX33
I think there is something wrong with my distributor.

My car hasn't been running too good. Maybe this is why.. Pretty cool huh?


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v370/darren_costello/IMG_0134.jpg...
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 03-08-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,266
Posted By DarrenX33
Reproduction Formula 1 Super Stock Tires?

FYI, found this on Facebook. I know I've been waiting for this to happen.....


"Started a conversation with Andrew at Coker about interest in having Formula 1 Super Stock tires reproduced. Got an...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 02-24-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,876
Posted By DarrenX33
I found the thread where Larry (Pantera)...

I found the thread where Larry (Pantera) discussed the car.





https://www.yenko.net/forum/showthread.php?t=78499&highlight=blue
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 02-24-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,876
Posted By DarrenX33
Very interesting.. Good candidate.

Very interesting.. Good candidate.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 02-24-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,876
Posted By DarrenX33
I wish I could fine the old thread where Larry...

I wish I could fine the old thread where Larry Clain (I think that's how his last name was spelled) was talking about the blue one.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 02-23-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,876
Posted By DarrenX33
1969 ZL1 Vette?

I just found this pic. I took this when I went to the Muscle Car Review Magazine show in Cypress Gardens Florida in the 80's. I remember Larry from Oklahoma (us old timer site members will remember...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 11-27-2017, 12:11 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 875,743
Posted By DarrenX33
For the unfortunate short time I had known him,...

For the unfortunate short time I had known him, all I could think about is how I miss Steve. What a great human being he was.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 11-22-2017, 02:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By DarrenX33
I'm going to go with these on my Vette.. ...

I'm going to go with these on my Vette..

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/usm-u10115806140/overview/
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-10-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 19,146
Posted By DarrenX33
Thumbs up Charley, that is a fantastic purchase. Congrats...

Charley, that is a fantastic purchase. Congrats to you.
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-20-2017, 03:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By DarrenX33
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v370/darren_cost...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v370/darren_costello/1972%20Corvette/7464BC83-6502-44BD-A889-11BFBC979FDE.jpg...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-20-2017, 03:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By DarrenX33
Looking better ...

Looking better

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v370/darren_costello/1972%20Corvette/D3763C5E-7013-44A0-81C7-31CF3EAD96A2.jpg...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 07-16-2017, 01:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By DarrenX33
Cleaning flash chrome exhaust tips

Whats everyone using to clean flash chrome? These are my original exhaust tips off my Vette.
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