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  Topic: 71 LeMans with YU 455 crate engine
gilby

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PostForum: Traditional Pontiac V8 Information   Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2008 12:01 am   Subject: 71 LeMans with YU 455 crate engine
OK, I have a YU coded Pontiac engine with engine casting number 500557. What is it??? Smile
  Topic: El Cheapo Part 4
gilby

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PostForum: Tempest/Lemans/GTO: 1964 - 1981/2004 - 2006   Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2008 11:43 pm   Subject: El Cheapo Part 4
We've been very busy the last couple of weeks. Total disassembly wasn't part of the original plan, but got underway nonetheless! Followed by sand blasting and priming at Bob Rector's gasoline garage n ...
  Topic: '61-'62 Tempest / Le Mans with a 215ci V8
gilby

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PostForum: Tempest/Lemans/GTO: 1964 - 1981/2004 - 2006   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2008 9:40 pm   Subject: '61-'62 Tempest / Le Mans with a 215ci V8
duh! forgot the attachment!
  Topic: '61-'62 Tempest / Le Mans with a 215ci V8
gilby

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PostForum: Tempest/Lemans/GTO: 1964 - 1981/2004 - 2006   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2008 9:39 pm   Subject: '61-'62 Tempest / Le Mans with a 215ci V8
check out this old ad for 1962. it refers to a 190 h.p. alum v-8. I don't know if that is the same as the one you guys are talking about, but thought you'd find it interesting. I am looking at a 62 wi ...
  Topic: 71 LeMans with YU 455 crate engine
gilby

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PostForum: Traditional Pontiac V8 Information   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2008 6:25 pm   Subject: 71 LeMans with YU 455 crate engine
Thanks Bruce, I looked under the engine and lo and behold it said 400! The engine is still in the car and I haven't been able to read the casting number on the rear passenger side of the block. I am w ...
  Topic: Question on vacuum pumps - Pontiac Engine
gilby

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PostForum: Pontiac Technical News   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2008 6:13 pm   Subject: Question on vacuum pumps - Pontiac Engine
If you are seeking more vacuum for braking, check out the hydroboost at http://hydratechbraking.com/products/ it leaves the front of the engine clean looking without running more accessories.
  Topic: 69 judge diff between ram air III and IV
gilby

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PostForum: Tempest/Lemans/GTO: 1964 - 1981/2004 - 2006   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2008 2:15 pm   Subject: 69 judge diff between ram air III and IV
If your engine is original, you can check the block casting codes and compare to the list on the attached site: http://www.pontiacpower.net/engcast01.html The heads may also give a clue, only if they ...
  Topic: Headers vs. Ram Air Manifolds
gilby

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PostForum: Tempest/Lemans/GTO: 1964 - 1981/2004 - 2006   Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2007 12:19 am   Subject: Headers vs. Ram Air Manifolds
I wanted to lower the ride height on my car and find the headers are going to present a clearance problem. I have #12 RAIII heads on it and wanted your information as to the performance difference. Al ...
  Topic: El Cheapo Resto--Part 3
gilby

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PostForum: Tempest/Lemans/GTO: 1964 - 1981/2004 - 2006   Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2007 7:53 pm   Subject: El Cheapo Resto--Part 3
Well we've been busy tearing down the car further for blasting and cleaning in preparation for body and paint. We are taking this week off and will start back up after the new year. Happy holidays! Se ...
  Topic: El Cheapo Resto--Part 2
gilby

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Tempest/Lemans/GTO: 1964 - 1981/2004 - 2006   Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2007 9:47 pm   Subject: El Cheapo Resto--Part 2
I think those other photos were at a resolution greater than 1200x1600, so I changed the size and took a few more today. Here they are.

Day 7: Great day for a car show. Lot's of the roadster guys t ...
  Topic: El Cheapo Resto--Part 2
gilby

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PostForum: Tempest/Lemans/GTO: 1964 - 1981/2004 - 2006   Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2007 10:53 pm   Subject: El Cheapo Resto--Part 2
Day 2: Scrubbed the pans, took out the rear seats and seat back, cleaned up the wiring, and drove it to my buddy Tony's shop, True Line, Inc. in El Cajon, CA. We were able to throw it on the lift and ...
  Topic: El Cheapo Resto 1971 LeMans Convt.
gilby

Replies: 3
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PostForum: Tempest/Lemans/GTO: 1964 - 1981/2004 - 2006   Posted: Wed Dec 19, 2007 12:09 pm   Subject: Pics from El Cheapo Resto
Here are pics from the second day. Scott and I cleaned the interior out and scrubbed everything down, including the trunk. We removed the rear seats and trim. The seats we cleaned up and will reuse, t ...
  Topic: El Cheapo Resto 1971 LeMans Convt.
gilby

Replies: 3
Views: 5627

PostForum: Tempest/Lemans/GTO: 1964 - 1981/2004 - 2006   Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2007 7:54 pm   Subject: El Cheapo Resto 1971 LeMans Convt.
I paid $3000 for the car and $11.38 for beer so far!
  Topic: El Cheapo Resto 1971 LeMans Convt.
gilby

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PostForum: Tempest/Lemans/GTO: 1964 - 1981/2004 - 2006   Posted: Sun Dec 16, 2007 7:47 pm   Subject: El Cheapo Resto 1971 LeMans Convt.
I am the proud owner of this orig. car. I drove "Judith" to my buddy's house on Friday and we started the junking of the trunk. Wow! A lot of BS! Got the top up (no small feat!) and blasted ...
  Topic: WTB 1968 GTO
gilby

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PostForum: Tempest/Lemans/GTO: 1964 - 1981/2004 - 2006   Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2007 4:53 pm   Subject: WTB 1968 GTO
I am looking at buying a unrestored Verduro Green '68 with black vinyl top and interior from the original owner. Haven't seen it in person...yet. But looks good in photos. What would you guys think is ...
 
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