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Decoding/Numbers / Re: 5 numbered Rochester carburetors
« on: March 21, 2018, 01:35:10 PM »
Thanks for the replies!!   I'll check further on the 2 carbs I have.
Ted

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Decoding/Numbers / 5 numbered Rochester carburetors
« on: March 01, 2018, 02:07:07 PM »
Have  29202  +  29251  Rochester 1969  carburetors ..  Notice the "70" is missing from the units.    Anyone explain what engines / car models
these units are from, and why the 5 numerics instead of the common "70" numbered carbs. The Julian dates are;   098 9   and  114 9  respectively?
Thanks!
Ted   

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Is a   29202   carb  good with a date code of  098 9 . . ?? 
Ted

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Originality / Re: 7/16 ths L88 pushrods were
« on: February 28, 2018, 08:40:00 PM »
Good afternoon!!
These BBC rockers have an    L    on one end.   Read somewhere that these rockers are a bit longer than the   H    rockers.
Just can't see anywhere that they were in fact used with the L88  7/16ths H.P. push rods.
 
Thanks!
Ted

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Originality / Re: 7/16 ths L88 pushrods were
« on: February 27, 2018, 11:02:31 PM »
Thanks bcmiller..
BBC rockers stamped with an "L" also??         These " L "  rocker arms were designated as Long slot ..  Just hoping they were used with  my  7/16ths pushrods.
Ted

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Originality / 7/16 ths L88 pushrods were
« on: February 09, 2018, 07:56:06 PM »
used with what rocker arms?  Were they  "L" coded ??
Thanks!
Ted

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Originality / Re: Camaro driveshaft identification and . . .
« on: November 17, 2016, 06:11:11 PM »
Good afternoon bcmiller.  Here is what went on with my driveshaft. I measured it coming in at U-joint to U-joint centers at 48.5 inches.  Sold it to a p[erson who was looking for 1970 - 1981 shaft.  He calls me up after a week and says it is not right for his '79 Camaro for whatever reason.  The older U-joint with the spring retaining clips were on shafts prior to 1975 and the newer U-joints with a heated plastic installation process were from GM from '76 and up.  I had sold him the spring retaining clip U-joint shaft.
Now, a question; what is the length of a  a 69 shaft versus a shaft from 1970 - 1981 measured center of U-joint to center of U-joint? 
Is a '69 shaft 49"   and a 70 - 81 shaft 48.5"  ??
Thanks!
Ted

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Originality / Re: 1963 Corvette 327 c.i. Water Pump that needs . . .
« on: November 06, 2016, 05:04:23 PM »
3782609 and GM3 are on the front of the pump.  S3 in raised letter / number is on the rear.
Hope that did not mix anyone up with my miscue.!
Ted

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General Discussion / Re: John Z needs our prayers
« on: November 06, 2016, 05:00:15 PM »
Hope you get home soon, safe and back to health.  O'er the many years you've been bombarded with me moot questions.
Get well John!!
Ted

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Originality / 1963 Corvette 327 c.i. Water Pump that needs . . .
« on: November 06, 2016, 03:20:58 PM »
a wee bit of cleaning.  Is it okay to sandblast the pump without destroying its originality?   
'63 Vette water pump p/n 3782609 with raised code GM 3 on the reverse of the water pump.  The beastie is valuable and therefore stands the question.

Thanks in advance Gentlemen!!
Ted
 

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Originality / Camaro driveshaft identification and . . .
« on: November 06, 2016, 03:09:33 PM »
How do I go about identifying a First Gennie Camaro or Firebird driveshaft?  Are there codes somewhere on the shaft?  Is the driveshaft length different to Second Generation Camaros?  Any differences between  P'Glide / T350 / T400 or standard trans shafts?
The stripes are there but unfortunately, have long been painted over and have lost their lustre.

When did GM stop using the spring-loaded 'hard on the ole eyes' retaining clips on their U-joints?  Seems like a load of questions, and, you are right, but,
this is  the correct no-nonsense place!!

Thanks Gentlemen!!
T

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Originality / Re: CARTER CARB 7029202 DH
« on: July 27, 2016, 11:24:20 PM »
The 2 carbs I have are Rochesters -   29202 and 29251   >  NOT Carter carbs..
Ted

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Originality / Re: CARTER CARB 7029202 DH
« on: July 27, 2016, 03:52:45 PM »
Yup, I'll take a couple of pics of the 29202 DH unit.  It might take a bit of time but I'll do it.
Also have a 29251 RJ xxxx which is minus the "70" .. To me it looks like something happened between say March 69 and May 69 in which carbs were
made w/o the attending "70" numerics?? 
Seems odd I have 2 of these carbs with the usual "70" missing.
Again, give me some time and I get some pics of the both beasties.
Ted

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Originality / Re: CARTER CARB 7029202 DH
« on: July 27, 2016, 11:07:23 AM »
What is the difference between  units 7029202 DH  and  29202 DH other than the obvious "70"?   I have a 29202 DH  098 9  with an encircled number on the rear of the main body reading 7037931 ..
Thanks in advance.
Ted

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Decoding/Numbers / Re: 2 bbl '69 313 intake
« on: May 16, 2016, 08:41:55 PM »
Thanks guys for the 313 Cdn Intake responses!!
I appreciate it.
Ted.

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