Just joined? Please introduce yourself.
Classic Edge Designs, LLC Prime Custom Cars, LLC MadMooks

Search:

Type: Posts; User: chevynut

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.17 seconds.

  1. Replies
    308
    Views
    67,952

    The fuse is in the current path, so no matter...

    The fuse is in the current path, so no matter where it is in that path, it should blow if the rated current is exceeded. There is no "coming back through the relay" since the current only flows in...
  2. Replies
    308
    Views
    67,952

    Congrats Paul for finding the short. I'd be...

    Congrats Paul for finding the short. I'd be looking at why the fuse didn't blow with a direct short like that.. :eek:



    Exactly why I kept working on mine until it was done. Even leaving...
  3. Replies
    310
    Views
    29,966

    I personally think that would be more trouble...

    I personally think that would be more trouble than it's worth. Seems like it would be hard to do except for straight pieces, and they're the easiest to control while buffing. I think it's more...
  4. Replies
    310
    Views
    29,966

    Nicely straightened and polished stainless looks...

    Nicely straightened and polished stainless looks way better than anything that came out of the factory. Just like the poor gaps and fit and finish on most of these cars as they left the factory. ...
  5. Replies
    310
    Views
    29,966

    yeah I haven’t done those yet. Being curved AND...

    yeah I haven’t done those yet. Being curved AND concave makes them a lot harder to do.
  6. Replies
    310
    Views
    29,966

    By "glass", do you mean windshield? No I haven't...

    By "glass", do you mean windshield? No I haven't worked on them yet because they're the last pieces I'll need. Larry wants to install the leather padded dash before I install the windshield. ...
  7. Replies
    310
    Views
    29,966

    Added a couple more small pieces of stainless to...

    Added a couple more small pieces of stainless to my list so now I have 52 pieces to polish. I did pretty good today and straightened and sanded 9 more pieces....I'm getting better at removing dents....
  8. Replies
    310
    Views
    29,966

    I just realized it's going to take me three weeks...

    I just realized it's going to take me three weeks to a month of work to polish all these parts. :eek: I actually had one of the doglegs catch on the wheel and it scared the crap out of me and I...
  9. Replies
    310
    Views
    29,966

    Still plugging away at straightening and...

    Still plugging away at straightening and polishing stainless trim. I bought a new buffer from Eastwood and got a great deal on it with the stand and free shipping. I also got a small hammer and...
  10. Replies
    308
    Views
    67,952

    Let's take a step back.....yesterday you said...

    Let's take a step back.....yesterday you said "When the lights went out last time, i felt the relay and it was warm. It never "clicked" when it went off...but definately wasn't transfering the...
  11. Replies
    6
    Views
    155

    My understanding is that the Power Pack engine...

    My understanding is that the Power Pack engine was a 283 with different heads and 4-barrel carb, plus dual exhaust. The heads had a triangle on them.
  12. Replies
    308
    Views
    67,952

    I'd pop the relay open and see if it's burned or...

    I'd pop the relay open and see if it's burned or the contacts are stuck. You might also want to check for a short to ground on the headlight wires with the bulbs unplugged.



    Perhaps. But if...
  13. Replies
    6
    Views
    145

    The hydroboost has an accumulator that stores...

    The hydroboost has an accumulator that stores pressure to allow for a few applications of the brake pedal with assist. I've never had my PS pump belt fail on any car I've ever owned, not to say it...
  14. Replies
    308
    Views
    67,952

    Paul, the typical H4 headlights only draw around...

    Paul, the typical H4 headlights only draw around 60 watts each on high beam so that's only 5 amps times 2, or 10 amps total. The relay current capacity isn't the problem. I'd check to see if there's...
  15. Replies
    4
    Views
    153

    Welcome to the site. I'd be looking at other...

    Welcome to the site. I'd be looking at other components besides the HB since you've changed it twice. What exactly do you mean by "locking up"? What type of brakes are you using front and rear and...
  16. Replies
    6
    Views
    145

    I can't comment on the factory PS pump and setup...

    I can't comment on the factory PS pump and setup as to compatibility with the HB but if the pump will work the hoses should be a minor issue. The HB has metric thread holes so you'll need some...
  17. Replies
    12
    Views
    447

    Exactly. I don't even know why I'm doing these...

    Exactly. I don't even know why I'm doing these floors to tell the truth. It's the last thing I'm going to commit to doing on this car. I might add a gas tank support if he wants one on the frame,...
  18. Replies
    3
    Views
    96

    Welcome to the site.

    Welcome to the site.
  19. Replies
    12
    Views
    447

    One more thing....I plan to use GS floors. I...

    One more thing....I plan to use GS floors. I noticed that a fully welded trunk and main floor are around $2500 with free shipping. The main floor separately is around $900 and the tunk floor...
  20. Replies
    12
    Views
    447

    Hey Nick, Steve wants to replace the entire floor...

    Hey Nick, Steve wants to replace the entire floor including the trunk floor. Did you use separate trunk and main floors, or one that had them already welded together? I see a 1-piece floor from...
  21. Replies
    20
    Views
    604

    Thanks Paul. :cool: The limiter for tire width...

    Thanks Paul. :cool: The limiter for tire width is the distance between the dogbones and the fenderwell lip on these C4 chassis. The only way to increase that is to move the dogbones inboard, which...
  22. Replies
    20
    Views
    604

    I used CAD to lay it all out and calculated the...

    I used CAD to lay it all out and calculated the change in camber in 2" of travel for an early C4. late C4, and my narrowed late C4 I'm not going to re-post my results until the peanut gallery posts...
  23. Replies
    20
    Views
    604

    My point exactly. I'm still waiting for either...

    My point exactly. I'm still waiting for either of these guys to post their detailed analysis of what happens to a C4 rear when you narrow it. I'm guessing I might be waiting for a long time. :D
  24. Replies
    20
    Views
    604

    Narrowing a C4 IRS allows you to run a wider tire...

    Narrowing a C4 IRS allows you to run a wider tire under the car with a deeper (less positive offset) wheel and it makes changing the tires easier. It's that simple, and there are minimal if any...
  25. Replies
    20
    Views
    604

    Like clockwork, every time narrowing a C4 IRS is...

    Like clockwork, every time narrowing a C4 IRS is mentioned on any thread RD has to jump in with his incessant "I don't see how/why blah, blah..." BS. I've explained all of this extensively, at least...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4