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  1. 69matadored
    09-04-2018 03:33 PM - permalink
    69matadored
    BearGFR, I was looking at your car pics on Ultimate GTO, I also have a 69 with Parchment interior. Which supplier did you use for the front seats ? were you happy with the quality and fit ?

    thanks Steve, 69matadored
  2. soberjoe
    05-03-2018 12:19 PM - permalink
    soberjoe
    Hey man, I have received a quote from a Toronto-area shop to rebuild my '69 400, going with a 468 stroker.

    If I was to send you the quote here in a pm would you be willing to offer feedback?

    I am very new to this game, and would really appreciate an experienced eye giving their point of view.


    Let me know.

    Joe
  3. vikeman
    04-28-2018 02:25 PM - permalink
    vikeman
    Rear quarter window hardware
    I am looking for a company that sells the hardware that goes on the single hole of my brand new rear quarter window. I broke both trying to take the old ones off the old glass. The hardware is what attaches the window to the regulator. A clip holds it in place and I have both clips for the two windows. This is for my 1967 Tempest 2 door post. Any help would be appreciated.i have looked all over the internet with no luck. Thanks in advance!
  4. Thor7352
    03-24-2018 09:18 AM - permalink
    Thor7352
    Hey Bear,

    I just started a new thread and mentioned your engine build thread. I'm stuck on a Romac Balancer issue and a search showed that you had to do some clearancing for Romac balancer on an engine build you did. How much clearance did you need.

    Here is my post https://www.gtoforum.com/f170/harmoni...69/#post850081

    Regards,
    Thor
  5. gtoearl
    02-17-2018 01:15 PM - permalink
    gtoearl
    Good morning sir. Iíve got a leak, exhaust leak on my tripower intake manifold gasket. Not sure what happened but itís blown out the gasket on the passenger side crossover exhaust port. Makes a hell of a racket and is bothersome. Anyway Iím going to change the gasket here in a day or two. My question is what gasket do you recommend. Iíve been leaning towards the Fel-Pro 1233 gasket with the crossover block off plates. I do want block off the plates . I have some stainless steel sheet metal that I was going to fabricate some block off plates that match the ones that come in the 1233 gasket kit, so they would last longer before blowing out. Some of the blogs Iíve read had indicated that these gaskets are not for stock D port heads. Not sure what they mean by that. I have number 16 heads, 1968, with the 2.11 intake valves. Like I said one blog said the port size on this gasket is too large for stock heads. Any recommendation will be appreciated. Thank you.
  6. dan woodland
    09-26-2017 10:34 AM - permalink
    dan woodland
    Hey Bear, I tried posting this in the News area (looking to tell everyone on the site). It's a fix for Chrome users so they can see photos blocked by Photo Bucket 3rd party hosting blockade BS. It tried and it works.

    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/d...fegnfnflicjjgj

    Thanks,

    Dan
  7. high output
    01-25-2017 02:51 PM - permalink
    high output
    Hey Bear, I am wondering if you could run some simulations for me so I can pick out a cam for my 455 upgrade project.
  8. vera_jr
    07-01-2016 05:30 PM - permalink
    vera_jr
    Do you know if the purple wire on the ignition switch should be "hot" when the key is in the Start position, or is it only the yellow wire that should be hot???
    I'm having a starting issue.
  9. Thurber73
    04-06-2016 02:09 PM - permalink
    Thurber73
    Hi Bear,
    I have a 1968 LeMans with a 350 converted from 2 barrel to a 4 barrel otherwise completely stock. Currently 2.56 gears eventually to be changed to nothing lower than 3.55. I am replacing my tired st300 trans with a rebuilt th350 with slight shift kit. My question is would I do alright with a basic lower stall torque converter from say Summit or Monster Trans that are undoubtedly built for chevy's? I am not looking to beat on the car beyond the very rare stomp on it and go situation.


    Thanks for any help you can give me

    Jon
  10. komodo
    01-11-2016 11:24 AM - permalink
    komodo
    Hi Bear,

    Do you have a recommendation for a Pontiac tuner here in Dallas? I live in Grapevine and am having issues with my engine (400 with Ram Air III top end & Qjet) getting really hot. It's idles Ok once you get it started and struggles to start back up after warm. We're pretty sure it's a combination of timing and Qjet tuning. Tuning a Qjet and timing is out of my expertise; if you of it you know anyone who can do this would be very helpful. Thanks for your time. - Wayne 817-319-0798

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    Springtown, TX
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    1969 GTO Hardtop
    My rear wheel dyno results;
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06-15-2019
09:04 PM - dd68gto quoted BearGFR in post Rebuilding Motor
Cory, get yourself a long pi...
06-10-2019
12:01 AM - BearGFR quoted Osubucks999 in post 69 Ram Air system explanation
Thanks Bear Iíll do some digg...
06-09-2019
09:24 PM - jayvee53 quoted BearGFR in post 68 gto rear parcel shelf removale
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03-16-2019
07:26 PM - RMTZ67 quoted BearGFR in post Cracked my 400 open for new cam. This is what i found.
Sure! Engine vacuum provides...
08:50 AM - BearGFR quoted RMTZ67 in post Cracked my 400 open for new cam. This is what i found.
So I finally got my 4 wheel...
03-05-2019
06:00 PM - BearGFR quoted 1968gto421 in post Opinions wanted on rear main seal(s)
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09:20 AM - BearGFR quoted bigD in post Engine code?
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12-11-2018
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12-08-2018
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06:29 PM - BearGFR quoted ALKYGTO in post Series 2, 69' A-Body 12 bolt options and thoughts
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11-30-2018
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11-29-2018
12:12 PM - BearGFR quoted Cosmic Charlie in post 400 Block ID ?
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11-28-2018
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11-24-2018
08:55 PM - Zap69GTO quoted BearGFR in post 1969 Ram Air IV intake manifold assembly
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