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Forum: General Chit-Chat Yesterday, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By babywag
Only couple "legal" 100 Octane blends...

Only couple "legal" 100 Octane blends in CA...seriously doubt leaded is legal for sale @pump?
And as stated and now shown stupid expensive.

E85 is cheap!! Many guys go that route now in CA.
Forum: General Chit-Chat Yesterday, 10:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 245
Posted By babywag
Varies by brand, and locality. Here it is stupid...

Varies by brand, and locality. Here it is stupid expensive but in an area where gas isn't taxed as badly it probably isn't too bad.

I don't really see the reasoning in mixing fuels in an attempt to...
Forum: Fuel Injection 08-10-2020, 09:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 841
Posted By babywag
meh Bosch is global like most everyone else....

meh Bosch is global like most everyone else. Regulator could easily be chinese??
My favorite is when the parts box states "assembled" in US hahaha
I would look close for any goo/crud when you replace...
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 08-09-2020, 06:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 25
Posted By babywag
Metal heater core setup.

Make an offer!
Complete with blower motor.
Needs refurb.
Shipping from 92056 on your dime and won't be cheap due to size.
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 08-09-2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 31
Posted By babywag
block dust shields/plates 3

Make an offer, all likely from later engines.
May have lower 727 tranny shield pieces somewhere as well.
This is plate that mounts behind flywheel/flexplate on block.
Forum: For Sale: Parts and Pieces (To keep our rigs running) 08-09-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 29
Posted By babywag
passenger front fender rear/lower patch panel

Plenty of material to patch a rusty NT or WT fender.
Can post pic if needed.
Can cut to size desired.
Make an offer...clean SoCal fender prior to accident munching.
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 08-09-2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 29
Posted By babywag
CL-OC socal buick 350 th400

Don't see these often...maybe some parts for someone looking?

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/pts/d/newport-beach-complete-buick-jeep-350/7166112594.html
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-09-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 138
Posted By babywag
I can try and get pic or two? Possibly pulley...

I can try and get pic or two?
Possibly pulley issue but you should have had the same issue before replacement, if it was a pulley problem???
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-09-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 138
Posted By babywag
Well new or not something is not right. With the...

Well new or not something is not right.
With the pulley flush there should be gap between pulley & lower bracket.
Should NOT have to shim it or need to have the pulley not seated for a flippin new...
Forum: Fuel Injection 08-09-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 841
Posted By babywag
regulator should never exceed the set...

regulator should never exceed the set point.
quick google search nets similar failures with fitech systems.
very odd that it was struggling to maintain pressure and now opposite.

any decent parts...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-09-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 138
Posted By babywag
gotta be wrong pump with that overlap. or...

gotta be wrong pump with that overlap.
or incorrect shaft installed when reman'd
Forum: Fuel Injection 08-07-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 841
Posted By babywag
coolio...progress. get a walbro reliable and not...

coolio...progress. get a walbro reliable and not super expensive.
if you mount them wrapped in rubber with pads on bracket where it bolts to frame noise is minimal.

or get another in tank style and...
Forum: Fuel Injection 08-07-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 841
Posted By babywag
Definitely no GM TBI parts used on your...

Definitely no GM TBI parts used on your system.
Quick Google search comes up with this...

https://www.rockauto.com/en/parts/bosch,0280160557,fuel+injection+pressure+regulator,6124

I would verify...
Forum: Fuel Injection 08-06-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 841
Posted By babywag
quick test... unplug/cap vacuum hose to...

quick test...
unplug/cap vacuum hose to regulator.
with no vacuum signal it should maintain it's set pressure 43.5 or 58

fire up and idle for quick check and if pressure ok take it for a short...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-06-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By babywag
lucky! around here that's all there is and...

lucky!
around here that's all there is and they're a royal PITA
Forum: Build Threads 08-06-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 75,811
Posted By babywag
Maybe a jack in the box setup or can of snakes...

Maybe a jack in the box setup or can of snakes deal for the "curious" passenger
:lol:
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-06-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By babywag
Do the pump nozzles there have the anti-fume...

Do the pump nozzles there have the anti-fume boots on them?
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-03-2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By babywag
ebay them... i have sold a ton of parts online...

ebay them...
i have sold a ton of parts online over the years.
by far highest prices i have received was using ebay.

recent...
Forum: Build Threads 08-03-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 44,541
Posted By babywag
sorry... forgot to warn ya about urethane...

sorry...
forgot to warn ya about urethane joys.
gotta eat your wheaties to apply it and MESSY don't even come close to describing the stuff.
ah good times don't miss having to do windshields!!
Forum: Street & Performance 08-03-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By babywag
The last guy I knew that had one hated it. Very...

The last guy I knew that had one hated it.
Very poor mpg even normal driving.
He traded it for a 470 and was happier.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 07-31-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 161
Posted By babywag
Check to see that circuit is working...

Check to see that circuit is working properly...as in no resistance dropping voltage etc.

EDIT: I used an old ac blower for my DIY heater and it puts out an insane amount of...
Forum: Fuel Injection 07-29-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 841
Posted By babywag
pumps don't create pressure...the regulator...

pumps don't create pressure...the regulator does.
pressure shouldn't be any higher off pump in a standard return style system.
if you block return then yeah pressure will max out or if the regulator...
Forum: Fuel Injection 07-29-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 841
Posted By babywag
If it has a 43.5psi regulator I would not be...

If it has a 43.5psi regulator I would not be concerned with 37psi @idle.
My caprice behaves the same way and according to manual that is normal spec for idle.
It should increase with throttle or when...
Forum: Fuel Injection 07-28-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 841
Posted By babywag
One thing about fuel is it doesn't last long...

One thing about fuel is it doesn't last long these days.
a near empty tank will also absorb a boatload of water...
Any long term storage the tank should be full and treat gas.

If easy suck tank dry,...
Forum: Fuel Injection 07-27-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 841
Posted By babywag
I am NO fitech expert! Pumps create fuel flow...

I am NO fitech expert!

Pumps create fuel flow NOT pressure. PWM drops voltage to reduce the load and HEAT on a fuel pump. It should NOT drastically alter pressure.

The regulator sets the pressure...
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