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  1. PurpleBeeper replied to the thread Paint code help D72.

    So....what color is the car underneath the carpet or inside the trunk? You should be able to tell the original color if you look really...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 5:12 PM
  2. PurpleBeeper replied to the thread head milling.

    OK, so what engine are you working on? What makes you think only one cylinder head was machined? Please describe exactly what you are...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 2:36 PM
  3. PurpleBeeper replied to the thread Open vs. Divided Carb Spacer Comparison - Dual Plane - HP? Carb Tuning?.

    Thanks guys. My specific situation is a factory 6-pack (dual plane), but it has "open" nitrous spacers...so basically I'm stuck with...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 1:13 PM
  4. PurpleBeeper posted a new thread.

    Open vs. Divided Carb Spacer Comparison - Dual Plane - HP? Carb Tuning?

    I was wondering about the effect of an open vs. divided carburetor spacer on a dual plane intake manifold. In my case, I have a dual...

    Forum: Fuel and Air Systems

    Feb 16, 2019 at 9:47 AM
  5. PurpleBeeper replied to the thread FOR SALE Isky rockers arms for a Big Block.

    For what motor?

    Feb 16, 2019 at 7:50 AM
  6. PurpleBeeper replied to the thread Dodge Coronet 500 convertible 1969 trim edges.

    Hey Paco, 1. Crider is correct about those stops (hole in glass). It's a plastic piece (about 2cm long) that goes inside the hole with...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 7:49 AM
  7. PurpleBeeper replied to the thread Need information on old inline shifters.

    I remember those shifters. They are COMPLETELY BAD-ASS! It was many years ago....but I think a buddy of mine had one of those. You...

    Feb 16, 2019 at 7:16 AM
  8. PurpleBeeper replied to the thread What am I doing wrong with my brakes?.

    Good point

    Feb 15, 2019 at 5:03 PM
  9. PurpleBeeper replied to the thread Re-Sealing End Header Bolt 440 Iron Heads - Any Tricks?.

    Gotcha. The insert's inner threads go all the way through. That's why I'm not 100% sure if it's the inner or outer threads that are...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 5:01 PM
  10. PurpleBeeper replied to the thread One bad MOFO.

    I saw that. Yeah, he's got some bragging rights for sure

    Feb 15, 2019 at 4:59 PM
  11. PurpleBeeper replied to the thread Glazed cyl walls?.

    Yeah, cylinder #4 looks scuffed "north & south" and cylinder #6 looks that way too. And WOW....now, THAT's blow-by

    Feb 15, 2019 at 4:56 PM
  12. PurpleBeeper replied to the thread Power Steering Pulley Replacement.

    It's been a couple years, but if I remember correctly, the tool grips around the "almost looks like a wrench would fit on it" part of...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 9:30 AM
  13. PurpleBeeper replied to the thread Re-Sealing End Header Bolt 440 Iron Heads - Any Tricks?.

    Hey Miller, I've been thinking about if I have an insert leak (instead of a header bolt/stud leak). How could I tell if it was the...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 9:28 AM
  14. PurpleBeeper replied to the thread Power Steering Pulley Replacement.

    I think Autozone has a loan-a-tool that will press off the pulley and help you press it back onto the new pump. BE CAREFULL WITH THE...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 9:14 AM
  15. PurpleBeeper replied to the thread What am I doing wrong with my brakes?.

    You're getting a lot of different responses. I like the idea of re-bleeding and adjusting the rear brakes first. I believe you have a...

    Feb 15, 2019 at 9:03 AM
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