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  • Steve Wood: That was a shock! RIP
    January 03 2023, 02:22:11 PM
  • Just a Six?: Wow RIP
    January 03 2023, 06:23:23 PM
  • Steve Wood: I always love it when I finish up a nice wiring job fixing stuff from ten years ago and realize that that small gauge green wire was not for the volt meter but is actually the tach signal feed and it goes to the negative side of the coil and not to the plus side.  F***
    January 08 2023, 12:04:08 AM
  • motorhead: I love returning to wiring jobs I did a decade earlier to realize how much of a hack I was. I have repeated this 2 or 3 times since getting into this hobby. It's hard on the ego.
    January 09 2023, 01:46:58 PM
  • Steve Wood: I have zero artistic abilities and my work usually reflects it.  My first mistake is to use 30% too much wire, "just in case".  My son is a tad ocd so I draw him a picture/diagram of what he needs to do and his results always look better than mine.  In my current case, I wired for a mopar distributor with a GM HEI module.  Then I switched to a Mt after probably 4 hours of running, so I went to a straight MSD unit and hooked the GM HEI  back up, but I decided to clean the wiring up.  I could not find another Camaro style terminal block on the shelf so I am waiting on a single post block and some 8 ga connectors in order to finish it.  It's hot wired off the battery as the factory wiring had a two volt drop before it got to the ignition.  Never started as quickly as it originally did with the original HEI set up.
    January 09 2023, 05:24:03 PM
  • Steve Wood: Meant to say, I switched to a msd rtr when I went to the stroker and it fried after about 4 hours of running so I am going back to an HEI module and a plain MSD distributor.
    January 09 2023, 05:25:46 PM
  • Just a Six?: Steve I have the same wiring issues & since I redid all the gauges etc to a panel on the back of the glove box so I've now created a soft ball sized bundle of oversized, extra long Red & Black wire.
    January 10 2023, 06:41:03 PM
  • Steve Wood: David, our cars were not really made to add additional stuff to and there are not a lot of accessible spots to add a terminal block
    January 10 2023, 07:30:40 PM
  • motorhead: Instawhore update! [link]
    January 10 2023, 08:03:43 PM
  • Steve Wood: Looks nice. A few more pipes and you will have a modern Stanley Steamer!
    January 13 2023, 10:56:40 AM
  • motorhead: lol
    January 14 2023, 09:58:34 PM
  • motorhead: The Cleveland (Stanley) Steamer: [link]
    January 16 2023, 02:27:58 PM
  • nocooler: Damn Mike that’s a lot of plumbing dude!
    January 21 2023, 10:37:18 PM
  • motorhead: I pity the guy who has to finish welding it...
    January 22 2023, 10:58:04 PM
  • Steve Wood: Need to start a Gofundme
    January 23 2023, 10:55:44 AM
  • motorhead: Pricing the welding rod and tungsten would confirm that fact.
    January 23 2023, 11:41:48 AM
  • Steve Wood: I'm sure
    January 24 2023, 07:35:14 PM
  • reality: boosted [link]
    January 29 2023, 08:23:54 AM
  • Steve Wood: LOL!  Good one!
    January 29 2023, 02:40:51 PM
  • nocooler: You staying warm Steve!
    February 01 2023, 10:18:41 AM
  • Steve Wood: Yep. It's not too bad as long as you stay off the road.
    February 01 2023, 04:21:50 PM
  • nocooler: Our furnace quit yesterday. Turns out it froze up - condensation in both the intake/exhaust. First time I've had that problem!
    February 02 2023, 09:24:39 AM
  • motorhead: That is a huge issue out here. They literally post a checklist on all furnaces to check the inlets/outlets for freeze over if the is operational issues. It is about -45*C today so I need to check them.
    February 02 2023, 09:42:35 AM
  • nocooler: I felt pretty stupid for not checking them - but I will from now on
    February 02 2023, 11:58:57 AM
  • nocooler: Some interesting Gen V V8 info from Brian Tooley Racing - [link]
    February 03 2023, 12:57:22 PM
  • nocooler: and more [link]
    February 03 2023, 12:57:54 PM
  • reality: I do like the sound of a stage 4 BTR cam. [link]
    February 03 2023, 05:34:19 PM
  • nocooler: Damn mount Washington-108f yesterday! I guess I’ll stop complaining about walking in -10f
    February 04 2023, 04:56:07 PM
  • Steve Wood: I'm staying in Texas
    February 05 2023, 12:15:27 AM
  • reality: also recorded an actual temperature of minus 47 (minus 44 C), tying an observatory record set in 1934 and a wind gust of 127 mph (204 kmh).
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