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  1. Eddie.w
    07-19-2015 08:09 PM - permalink
    Eddie.w
    Lars, my Qjet inlet threads are stripped...completely gone. I was looking online and there are several products that either vreate new threads or use o-rings to seal the inlet. Do these "quick-fixes" work? What do you recommend? Thanks in advance. I can send pictures if needed.
  2. jimmy328
    06-12-2015 03:58 PM - permalink
    jimmy328
    Hello Lars,

    I came across a thread that stated you have reliable instructions on setting timing; initial and more importantly, total. Is it possible you could email them to me?

    I rebuilt my 400 (67 GTO) which is currently on a run stand and runs pretty good but much too hot. I shut it down when it hits 220. I have a quality aluminum radiator from Ames, a 7 blade fan with new clutch, shroud, upgraded to an 11 bolt timing cover with a Flow Kooler pump (divider plate is perfect) and this engine still gets too hot. I’m using the MSD Ready-To-Run distributor (part 8528) and I don’t completely understand how to set “total timing”. Also, I was lucky enough to acquire an authentic Quadrajet ($750) from Cliff Ruggles. He said he tuned the carb for my engine before it was shipped, so I don’t think it’s running too lean.

    Thank you
    Jim Barrett
    jimmi328@yahoo.com
  3. 1968gto421
    02-21-2015 11:06 AM - permalink
    1968gto421
    Lars,
    Wow, judging from the msg's here, you are the go-to guy for tech! Mine is a little simpler, I hope. A member here wanted to convert his '67 four piston caliper to a '69 or later. You suggested having his four piston calipers re-sleeved in stainless for rebuilding, having one of the 'Vette sources doing the sleeving. Would you email the name and contact info of the guy you use for caliper re-sleeving? I have a '68 GTO with the four piston which is showing it's age. Thanks in advance for your help! Email is: Holley4778@aol.com
  4. Eddie.w
    09-07-2013 05:01 PM - permalink
    Eddie.w
    lars - please send me the following articles. Thanks!

    How to Install your Distributor (Rev. H)
    HEI Ignition System Primer
    How to Rebuild your Front End (C2 & C3) (Rev. B)
    How to Set Your Ignition Timing (Rev. M)
    Q-Jet Problems I Have Seen (Rev. J)
    Q-Jet “Hot Slot” Base Gasket Info (Rev E)
    How to Tune a Q-Jet (Rev. BH)
    Problems I’ve seen with Commercially Rebuilt Q-Jets (Rev. E)
    Vacuum Advance Control Units Facts and Specs (Rev. U)
    Engine Vacuum Explained (Rev. C)

    ejwhiteman@gmail.com

    Eddie Whiteman
  5. OHGTOGEORGE
    06-13-2013 09:37 AM - permalink
    OHGTOGEORGE
    Hello Lars,
    I would appreciate the 2 articles on vacuum : Vacuum advance and vacuum explained.
    ohgtogeorge@gmail.com
    Thanks much
    George
  6. gjones
    06-04-2013 01:03 AM - permalink
    gjones
    Hello Lars, I would like to obtain some of your tech articles pertaining to "how to set timing and vacuum advance specs", and "HEI ignition systems". I am running a Mallory coil with Mallory Unilite ignition. I am having issues with my 455, and need to go back to square #1. Thank you for your time and wisdom. Email is gjones120319@comcast.net
  7. timmyg
    05-01-2013 03:21 PM - permalink
    timmyg
    Lars
    If you recall I started a thread awhile back in regards to whether to use Points or HEI Ignition in the 65 GTO I am restoring. At that time you offered to set up my distributor for me on your machine. I was considering having this done and wanted to know how much it would cost.
    Thank You
    Timmy Gardiner Sr.
    Maryland
  8. Pontibeast
    03-28-2013 10:49 PM - permalink
    Pontibeast
    Hello Lars, thank you for posting the great tech article info. I have always had trouble finding TDC on my 71 Lemans and I have a new distributor to install. Would you please send me the articles How to find top dead center and How to install a distributor? I am hoping to get some tips on the distributor instal from you. I have only done it once and it was with help from a Haynes manual. Thanks, John . My email is pontibeast@gmail.com
  9. jmt455
    12-29-2012 03:12 PM - permalink
    jmt455
    Hello Lars,
    I would like to receive the following tech articles:

    Vacuum Advance Control Units Facts and Specs (Rev. U)
    Q-Jet Problems I Have Seen (Rev. J)
    Q-Jet “Hot Slot” Base Gasket Info (Rev E)
    How to Tune a Q-Jet (Rev. BH)
    Problems I’ve seen with Commercially Rebuilt Q-Jets (Rev. E)

    Thank you very much for making these available!
    Please email the articles to: j.tonietto@gmail.com

    Thanks!
    Joe T.
    (jmt455)
  10. dlloyd
    12-28-2012 08:18 AM - permalink
    dlloyd
    Hi Lars

    I have read some of your post and very much enjoy reading your post.
    I would like to get some of your tech articles.
    -How to adjust hydraulic lifters
    -Engine vacuum explained
    -Handy paint mixing formulas for restorers
    -How to rebuild your front end
    I would greatly appreciate these articles.
    Thank you for passing on your vast knolwedge (spelling).

    Dave

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