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Forum: Ford-Mercury 09-19-2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 42,633
Posted By John Brown
Been a long time since I had a Ford with...

Been a long time since I had a Ford with transmission problems, but when I had shifting problems like that it was because the aluminum valve body was worn and the valves that were supposed to move...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 09-10-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 237
Posted By John Brown
Running it retarded most likely would have been...

Running it retarded most likely would have been to kill off low end power when drag racing with stock wide oval tires. That also added slightly more power at high rpm, but if neither of those are...
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 09-02-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,925
Posted By John Brown
The 10 o'clock notch sounds like it may have been...

The 10 o'clock notch sounds like it may have been to clear a bolt on bracket that supported the inner end of a clutch cross shaft. Bolt on brackets were used in about the same time frame as the bolt...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 08-30-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By John Brown
It would be a lot easier to watch if it was...

It would be a lot easier to watch if it was uploaded to youtube, at least on my computer. It is soooo sloooow loading the way it is.
Forum: Mopar 08-27-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,464
Posted By John Brown
Maybe a black light would bring out those hard to...

Maybe a black light would bring out those hard to see faded paint numbers and markings. I'm no expert on that, but I do play one on TV. :grin:
Forum: Ford-Mercury 08-25-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By John Brown
You might want to try searching some of the...

You might want to try searching some of the tractor restoration sites.
Forum: Pit Area - Racing 08-24-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 306
Posted By John Brown
The whole F.A.S.T. crew seems to be flying. Was...

The whole F.A.S.T. crew seems to be flying. Was watching when the 9.87 went down. Fabulous !!
Forum: Lounge 08-12-2018, 02:13 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 120,950
Posted By John Brown
A woman who had been married three times walked...

A woman who had been married three times walked into a bridal shop and told the sales clerk that she was looking for a wedding gown for her fourth wedding.

"Of course, madam," replied the sales...
Forum: Lounge 08-02-2018, 03:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By John Brown
I hate shipping manifold and carburetors in the...

I hate shipping manifold and carburetors in the same box. It makes for problems. I ship my carburetors in a 14 X 14 X 10 box, using custom cut one inch thick sheets of expanded plastic foam. One or...
Forum: Lounge 07-29-2018, 02:36 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 120,950
Posted By John Brown
A Boeing 777 wide-body jetliner was lumbering...

A Boeing 777 wide-body jetliner was lumbering along at 800km/hour at 33000 feet when a cocky F-17 fighter jet flashed by at Mach 2.


The F17 pilot decided to show off. On his state of the art...
Forum: Lounge 07-26-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 579
Posted By John Brown
Luddite here with a wired phone. You wanna...

Luddite here with a wired phone.

You wanna get me, call and leave a message on my old fashioned answering machine. Even if I'm home, I always screen messages.

To hell with telemarketers.
Forum: Lounge 07-21-2018, 03:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 465
Posted By John Brown
Back when I was living in Scottsdale, 107 would...

Back when I was living in Scottsdale, 107 would have been considered a cool front coming in. I always tried to get my morning walk in before 9 am.
Forum: Pontiac 07-13-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 475,782
Posted By John Brown
Nice choice. :headbang:

Nice choice. :headbang:
Forum: Technical & Restoration 06-30-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 422
Posted By John Brown
I wanna see the date on the AC spark plug box. ...

I wanna see the date on the AC spark plug box. If it's not 1970 dated, it's not real.
Forum: Lounge 06-20-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By John Brown
Face what? :dunno:

Face what?

:dunno:
Forum: Lounge 06-17-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,096
Posted By John Brown
No phone, no pool, no pets. No ads either. ...

No phone, no pool, no pets. No ads either.

:no:
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-13-2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 442
Posted By John Brown
I'm not a Buick expert but here's what Hemmings...

I'm not a Buick expert but here's what Hemmings has to say about 12 bolt Chevy axles in Buick Stage cars in 1970.

https://www.hemmings.com/magazine/1970-Buick-GS-455-Stage-1...
Forum: Preservation forum 06-12-2018, 03:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,628
Posted By John Brown
1968ss.com/bbcsuffix...

1968ss.com/bbcsuffix (http://www.1968ss.com/bbcsuffix.asp)

IS shows as 1968 427 385 horsepower full size Chevrolet.

That doesn't prove it is a COPO though.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 06-11-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,195
Posted By John Brown
Over or under the spoiler? :grin:

Over or under the spoiler?

:grin:
Forum: Technical & Restoration 06-08-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By John Brown
Paint stripper and a brush, followed by oven...

Paint stripper and a brush, followed by oven cleaner and a brush. That is if it's not terminally tarnished.
Forum: Lounge 06-06-2018, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By John Brown
He probably has a Volvo and is just lying about...

He probably has a Volvo and is just lying about the Camaro.
Forum: Lounge 06-01-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 260,610
Posted By John Brown
Evidently a 1988 model. I was looking for the...

Evidently a 1988 model. I was looking for the barf smiley until I saw what was claimed to be a 2001 version. Whoever is in charge of production oughta just let it slip away, and let it rest in peace.
Forum: Lounge 05-30-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2,857
Views: 123,675
Posted By John Brown
Will likely be on ebay before the week is out.

Will likely be on ebay before the week is out.
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 05-29-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,320
Posted By John Brown
That's why I only opened my garage doors after...

That's why I only opened my garage doors after dark, and had the lights off when I pulled anything in or out. Even worse now that everyone carries cameras in their pockets.
Forum: Day 2 stuff-modified cars 05-21-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,120
Posted By John Brown
I'd like to own the CS55-57 shifter.... and I...

I'd like to own the CS55-57 shifter.... and I don't even have a 55 to 57 car anymore.

In my case, it's sorta like an obsession I believe. :burnout:
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