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  1. Coming up on a month, but I should have it in the...

    Coming up on a month, but I should have it in the next day or two.

    Like I said in my previous replies, I had more time to get into trouble in other areas. I've kind of dug into the battery tray...
  2. Well, they must be good as they have that...

    Well, they must be good as they have that unobtainium look and feel. Been on back order since the 16th...back to more grinding sanding and painting I guess....

    Ken
    66 Grand Prix
  3. Answered my own question...

    Good reviews on the Summit Racing site. Also from the Flow Kooler site:

    https://www.flowkoolerwaterpumps.com/cooling_faq.html

    Currently on backorder...

    Oh well, gives me more time to get...
  4. Ames Performance Flow Kooler Water Pump Experience?

    I've been going through my entire cooling system. I purchased a new Murray water pump from O'Reilly Auto Parts. I'm not happy with it as the pump impeller vanes are shorter than what I took out and...
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    I finally got around to putting some Stewart...

    I finally got around to putting some Stewart Warner Temp and Oil gauges in this past weekend. These are mechanical type.

    A 20 mile cruise mixed highway and back-road during an 85 F day yielded a...
  6. Agree. Very Nice! I had a 48 Ford when I was...

    Agree. Very Nice!

    I had a 48 Ford when I was going to college. It's amazing how similar certain features look for a given model year.

    Ken
    66 Grand Prix
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    What's up with 240F?

    I note after highway jaunts at legal speeds of greater than 5 miles, when I get off the highway the car will ping for a few miles.

    The 66 GP 389 / 4 BBL /Dual Exhaust does have an aftermarket...
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    Detroit Iron Factory Manual CD Review

    I purchased a copy of the Detroit Iron Information Systems Factory OEM Shop Manual CD for my 66 Pontiac Grand Prix from Ames Performance Engineering.

    I'm happy to report these are relatively high...
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    Hi Jeff, I used a metal can filter from NAPA...

    Hi Jeff,

    I used a metal can filter from NAPA that flows something like 6-8 GPM using 3/8" inlet and outlet.

    Interesting point about a return line. I note Ames performance lists return lines for...
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    In way of an update. Replaced all the rubber...

    In way of an update. Replaced all the rubber lines this past weekend. Cut in a fuel filter and had to fabricate a temporary bracket. Searched for pictures of the original OEM solution as the factory...
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    Fuel Pump Replacement Hints?

    As part of a planned preventative maintenance I'm replacing all of the rubber hoses and the mechanical fuel pump in my 66 Pontiac GP w 389 (no AC).

    I note it has he original factory 12 point...
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    Hi Vince, Thank you for the response. Took the...

    Hi Vince,

    Thank you for the response. Took the simple approach and went through all the clamps. Sure enough they all needed a good snugging up. After a week in the unheated garage, although I...
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    Nagging Mini Anti-Freeze Leaks

    What's with these old cars? I have all new hoses and clamps, cleaned all the connections. I also used a general purpose sealer on the connections, but if my 66 Grand Prix sits idle for a few weeks...
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