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9 days ago
keitho64
Joseph I had an air cooled 911 with a 2.7 and webers for over 15 years. I do not consider myself a guru but here are my thoughts. My 2.7 had E cams, 10.1:1 CR, redline was 7,300. This is how I had my webers set: 34mm venturies 57 Idle jets 150 Main 180 Air Corrector F3 Emulsion Tubes The car will idle at 900 and is very steady. The transition from idle to main is very smooth and t
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9 days ago
keitho64
I am all set, thank you everyone!
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11 days ago
keitho64
Good evening all, I am looking for a pair of 65 or newer primary carbs with the power enrichment circuit. As long as they are rebuildable, I am good with rebuilding them myself. If any of you have a pair for sale please let me know. I am in the south west side of Chicago but will pay for flat rate shipping if that works. Thank you, Keith
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19 days ago
keitho64
Here is a link to how I resolved the same issue. I installed an old Chrysler ballast resistor. I did this a long time ago and has worked like a charm. Are you using the stock distributor and coil?
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10 months ago
keitho64
Bob, No problem, they are yours. I'll send you a PM. Keith
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10 months ago
keitho64
I have 2 front drums from a 1962 700 I parted out. They look like there is still plenty of material on them, no ridges. I am sure it would help to turn them a little to be safe. They have been in my basement for the past 15 years or so. Free to a good home but I won't ship them due to the cost. I am in the south west Chicago suburbs. I am willing to meet someone in a reasonable dis
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1 year ago
keitho64
Good evening. I am looking for a reasonably priced, center mount intake for a Holley 390 square bore carb. I am in the Chicago area and will pay shipping. If you have something to sell let me know. It does not need to be perfect. Thanks Keith WTB
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1 year ago
keitho64
Well it has been a while since I updated this thread. I picked up a few different size plugs from Quadrejet Parts but in the end none of the fit right. I tried making a mold out of wood, melted lead from fishing weights and poured them into the mold. It worked OK but not great. Maybe if I made the mold out of steel it would have worked better. In the end I tapped the 4 small passages with
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1 year ago
keitho64
I ordered some various sizes today from Quadrajet Parts. Once they are in I will share my findings with all of you. Fingers crossed this will work. I should have everything next week. Thanks!
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1 year ago
keitho64
Thanks for sharing!! I have been thinking about EFI on my 64. You are definitely helping me make a decision.
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1 year ago
keitho64
I checked Quadrajet parts that was referenced. They do have the right sizes and I am ordering them. I stopped at a few parts stores and hardware stores today. I thought I may dons something locally. I found set screws that I could use if I tapped the openings. Do any of you think this would work?
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1 year ago
keitho64
My main reason for EFI is how well it can continually adjust to all conditions. Wide band O2 sensors combined with TPS, MAP and other inputs make for an infinitely tunable system. It may be my older age causing me to get tired of tinkering with carbs each year. I’ve had my car 30 years and figure it may be time for modern approach to fuel delivery. I really appreciate what Kevin Nash,
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1 year ago
keitho64
I created a new thread on the welch plug question to keep from confusing this too much.
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1 year ago
keitho64
I had posted this on a different thresd but I feel it makes more sense to start a new one. If you want some of the background about why I am doing this, check here. I took the advice of the experts and pulled off two carbs to see what I could find. This time I took out all the welch plugs. What I found were passages with a lot of gunk in them. After a lot of soaking, working with mechanics
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1 year ago
keitho64
I took the advice of the experts and pulled off two carbs to see what I could find. This time I took out all the welch plugs. What I found were passages with a lot of gunk in them. After a lot of soaking, working with mechanics wire and an assortment of small round wire brushes, I was able to clean out all the passages. I also found on one carb the vent tube was plugged and I could not ge
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1 year ago
keitho64
Thank you all for the advice, I sincerely appreciate it. I was able to download the installation manual and all the other information from Ted Browns site. I am reading all of it in detail. He seems to have every question I can think of addressed in his instructions. I am going to reach out to Ray Sedman soon and get more information on his kit. I will clarify a bit on my rationale for
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1 year ago
keitho64
I have decided to replace my 4 Rochesters with EFI. I have been running 4 primaries, while it runs fine, I feel like I spend more time addressing issues with the carbs that make driveability frustrating. This is a street car and I am looking for improved idle, part throttle acceleration and cruising. The engine is a 110 with the 4x1 Otto manifold. It has Seth’s distributor, David Kost
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2 years ago
keitho64
Thank you Mel!! That is very encouraging. If I do not find a manual coupe I will expand the search to include auto's!
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2 years ago
keitho64
Budget is always a tuff one to describe. I am hoping to be close to $4,000, or under, for a decent platform upon which to build. My main issues are I am very proficient at electrical, mechanical and interior work. My skills at rust repair / metal fab / welding are very lackluster. Since this is an area I would have to farm out, the cost would quickly escalate and thus never complete.
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2 years ago
keitho64
I am looking for a late model coupe to use as the basis for a father / son project. I am not concerned with an original or all stock vehicle. It doesn’t matter if it is a 500, Monza or Corsa. It must be a manual transmission car. I want a complete car, with as minimal rust as possible. I will consider a project if all the parts are available or if the chassis is so clean that I can’t tur
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2 years ago
keitho64
Seth, Excellent idea! I used a j-pipe that is 2” diameter tube and a 4” radius. I cut both ends a bit to get the muffler where I wanted it. The part number from Summit racing is SCH-020018J-40 and is $14.99 each. I used the Jones Exhaust Full Boar Flow Deflector Performance Mufflers FB2042. It is a chambered muffler with a 2” center inlet and a 2” offset outlet. The Summit Part n
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2 years ago
keitho64
Ron, I am sure there would be a noticeable improvement. Any time you improve airflow I assume you can expect a bump in power. It may require a jet change and/or timing adjustment. I am running 4 Rochester's with 50 idle jets in all 4. I am also running Seth's distributor with timing curve of the 140. I haven't put an O2 gauge on it yet to check the mixture but it seems to be
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2 years ago
keitho64
Mike, I do not know his ID one eBay. I spoke to him over the phone. Ron, Yes I have the lower shrouds on and the heat works. I took the car for a couple hour drive the other night when it was in the low 30’s and I stayed toasty warm. I can take pictures later and post them. My main reason for going with these was to retain the heat. If any of you are in the Chicago area you are welco
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2 years ago
keitho64
David Yes I drove it and I do notice a decent improvement. It is more willing to rev and is very happy on the highway. The best explanation I can give is I would do it again. The logs were 225-250 it was three years ago when I bought them. The u-pipes, clamps, hangers, exhaust packings and Flowmasters clones from summit ran 110.00. I am very happy with the results.
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2 years ago
keitho64
MtnVairMike Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Wow, very neat. > Does he make these for LM's, 140's? > > Thanks, > > Mike Yes he has them for all. I know his personal car is a 140 running the logs and bored out carbs he modifies.
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2 years ago
keitho64
Thanks Matt, I did not know if it was OK to post. David is a great guy, full of fantastic stories. I hope to meet him face to face some day.
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2 years ago
keitho64
doug6423 Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Are the logs being made by someone currently? Yes, David Kostich. He is out of SoCal and a long time CORSA member. I'll send you his contact info via PM. I got all my suspension bushings from him and he does big bore carbs and many other performance parts.
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2 years ago
keitho64
I did these with my phone, hopefully you will get the effect. Idle Acceleration
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2 years ago
keitho64
Here is the completed passenger side I will get some videos of the car idling and post along with a driving one if anyone is interested. All in all I am very happy with the result. I have the shrouds hooked up, I am getting heat and have a decent bump in the seat-o-pants dyno. While I was at this I made a note of the big job for next winter, time to replace the push rod seals. :-(
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2 years ago
keitho64
Here is the completed Drivers side.
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