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09-08-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: My 89 Formula

Gorgeous man! Rims go very well
07-29-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: No spark condition leads to melted firewall c100 bulkhead connector. Replacement?

I wanted to update this. After a few weeks of being out of town i finally got back on the f-body this weekend. Ok so i replaced all spark plugs, found TDC by bump start/finger method. Noticed i was...
Forum: Exhaust
07-14-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By Ghettobird52

What Catalytic Converter are you using?

Hey all just curious as to what cat everyone is using now adays. I need a new one for cali smog coming up for me. Kind of hesitant to go with another magnaflow as my last one blew out in less than a...
07-09-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: No spark condition leads to melted firewall c100 bulkhead connector. Replacement?

I dont have a spark tester checking for spark with timing light, which i guess is prob not the best tool. No changes to tuning

I went to check for spark today to verify with timing light and had ...
07-09-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: No spark condition leads to melted firewall c100 bulkhead connector. Replacement?

first attempt at start since the new ICM? Yes first start. No spark issue before car broke down. It was starting up and running daily for months.

Im changing plugs now. They are all fouled up and...
07-08-2018, 10:14 PM
07-08-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: No spark condition leads to melted firewall c100 bulkhead connector. Replacement?

Yeah just bought new plugs going to change them out. Would fuel fowled plugs cause no start issue? backfiring?

EDIT: Also with the method of finding TDC i used how would one know your on the...
07-08-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: No spark condition leads to melted firewall c100 bulkhead connector. Replacement?

Ok so i had someone bump the starter while i felt for compression on #1 with the spark plug out. Felt it, stopped there. Pulled off the cap of my dizzy and noticed the rotor was facing 180*...
07-08-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: No spark condition leads to melted firewall c100 bulkhead connector. Replacement?

That should get me close enough in the ballpark for it to start and run? Then set timing with light correct?
07-07-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: No spark condition leads to melted firewall c100 bulkhead connector. Replacement?

I wanted to update this thread. so after completely ripping my interior apart and finding zero breaks in my tach wire i was stumped. I finally realize that you are supposed to test the tach lead WITH...
06-18-2018, 10:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: No spark condition leads to melted firewall c100 bulkhead connector. Replacement?

So i put everything back together and now im reading intermittently voltage on the tach terminal? I'll see 2.6v then it'll drop to 200 mV then stay there and then i'll see .7v n itll drop back to...
06-17-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: No spark condition leads to melted firewall c100 bulkhead connector. Replacement?

Excuse me i meant over 10 volts. I didnt jump any power to anything or change any wiring all i did was splice around that bulkhead to see if it would change anything.

Im just following the...
06-16-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 529
Posted By Ghettobird52

No spark condition leads to melted firewall c100 bulkhead connector. Replacement?

So the other day my car dies out on me mid traffic at a red light. I push my car to the side of road and start diagnosing. Instantly read fuel pressure and all is correct, check for spark and...
03-05-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,247
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Founders strut tower mounts

Mine didnt come with decals either, but i preferred them that way. Although the finish was similar to what shows in the first pic. Honestly at first i was a little upset they looked all disfigured...
Forum: Exhaust
03-04-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Dyno Don header gaskets

:nod: :burnout: :burnout:
Forum: Cooling
02-25-2018, 12:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,033
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Overheating and can't find why

its funny because i used to always hear my radiator releasing coolant into the overflow whenever i would park/shutoff the car. Ever since i replaced my radiator cap with a 16psi Stant cap i havent...
Forum: Exhaust
02-25-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Dyno Don header gaskets

all i have to say is if you CAN find remflex gaskets, or the ones you posted about will work, GO WITH THEM. They have been the BEST header gaskets i have ever used in the past 9 years.
Forum: TBI
01-10-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,770
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Guess who's coming back to the TBI fold....

Awesome! Seems like the TBI forum has been slowly getting more active past 6months or so.
Forum: Exhaust
12-28-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: CA Smog Legal headers?

Hooker headers will work for you setup. The only reason the 5.0 is not listed is because of the stock exhaust size. Once you slap the headers with the ypipe and a new cat/catback it will be perfecto....
11-25-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,538
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Fair warning about AC Delco Ignition Control Module D1943A

EDIT: Please disregard first post, the icm was not the problem the pickup coil connector on the jegs dizzy was the problem. Go to start my car this morning and nothing. No injector pulse or spark but...
11-24-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,538
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Fair warning about AC Delco Ignition Control Module D1943A

I bought this at the local bestbuy, pulled my icm off cleaned the back cleaned the dizzy plate and applied a even layer across the back of the icm and planted it back down. It states its good for...
11-24-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,538
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Fair warning about AC Delco Ignition Control Module D1943A

Ok thanks for advice guys im buying some computer thermal paste today
11-24-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,538
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Fair warning about AC Delco Ignition Control Module D1943A

It’s very possible it did overheat because of that pack of puss that came with it is what I applied to it. Yet it was the same stuff, or so it seemed, that I used 7 years ago on the icm that is still...
11-23-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,538
Posted By Ghettobird52

Fair warning about AC Delco Ignition Control Module D1943A

Hey all so i replaced my distributor about 3 months ago with a jegs billet. The reviews stated the icm that comes with it is garbage buy a delco when you install it and call it a day. Well i bought...
Forum: Brakes
11-05-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: What Pads/shoes are you using?

Just finished actually. Ive used Raybestos in the past so i just went with them again. It ended up being the front pads, so i have the shoes sitting here still but car feels great. Some reason feels...
11-04-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Need strut boot/bellows

It really doesn’t matter what you use, or if you actually use one at all. It’s just a dust cover. I’ve never seen a third “lean” like WEG is saying...


When I re did my suspension couple months...
11-04-2017, 12:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,077
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: "it" has begun....

"it" is gorgeous. I'm in love with that yellow and looks like you have two of them in it!
Forum: TBI
11-03-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 829
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Fuel pump dead? Seeking 2nd opinion

Great stuff. Good choice not hacking up your car!! Just feels better doing it right.
Forum: Electronics
11-03-2017, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Crazy issue!

WOAH lol i would be shitting bricks if i seen that happen to me. Crazy just a ground wire.
Forum: Convertibles
11-03-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 696
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Drop Top in November.. in New England!

:thumbsup:
Not a vert owner but Gorgeous car! When i pop the T-tops off i get a 'little' better sound from my exhaust too, wish i had a vert though!
Forum: TBI
11-03-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,096
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: 305 TBI gas mileage?

Man the TBI section gets barely any love. Let us enjoy the little we can! :waveman:
Forum: Body
11-02-2017, 06:12 PM
11-02-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,118
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: ALERT: Another wrecked 89 TTA !!!

:( makes me sad to see
Forum: Brakes
11-02-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Ghettobird52

What Pads/shoes are you using?

Its time to redo the rear brake shoes again! I was debating about doing the front pads also because the pads are very close to end of life.

What brand/model brake shoes are you using? (rear)
...
10-30-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Alternative shocks and struts

Also new suspension might help “dampen” those interior rattles but they will not diminish them completely.

Your gonna have to tighten everything that you can inside and use 3m foam tape (or...
10-29-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,983
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: removing ball joint and bushings from factory control arm

Tell that horrible line to the billions of starving ones across the world...


seriously if your going to be posting videos for other members (possibly newcomers) to follow along SAFETY should be...
10-29-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,193
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Help against insurance company

Curious as someone who welded "here and there" in the past, thought about buying a setup recently but this always scares me.

how did the fire happen?
10-27-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,983
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: removing ball joint and bushings from factory control arm

Wtf? That's retarded....


now a jack jack under the a arm is not "ow my balls" at all.


good luck with what ever spring compressor you try.
10-23-2017, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Rear springs shot?

Ops didnt realize that he was talking about the G-2, thanks for catching that

:doh:
10-23-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: OEM-style a-arms with ball joints

Take a look a few threads down at W.E.G thread on pushing them out yourself.... Personally I think that $75 will be well spent. Especially if you don't have all the items on hand to try it yourself.
10-23-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: OEM-style a-arms with ball joints

Unfortunately no. Also not sure what size rims you have but the steering stops are different for 245/50/16 rims so keep that in mind. I ended up pulling mine off the car, having a shop push/press the...
10-19-2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 695
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Rear springs shot?

I'm guessing it's your springs. I replaced the entire suspension (everything) in the past 6months, went (cheapily) with KYB struts/shocks and don't have any bottoming out problems what so ever. Yes...
Forum: DFI and ECM
10-16-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,774
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: EBL....love it or hate it?

Honestly after owning ebl for 5+years, just the diagnostics it provides is well worth the purchase price. Throw the tuning on top and its one hell of a ECM!~~!~!!~!
10-15-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
Posted By Ghettobird52

For Sale all springs, rear lcas & phb before they go in the trash! name your price!

Hey all so i have the stock front and rear springs, panhard bar and rear lower control arms that came off my 88 pontiac firebird formula. Not sure if they are worth anything or what so name your...
10-14-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 851
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: Engine Bay Wash On TBI?

I've heard personally and read nothing but horror stories from people after they 'pressure washed' or sprayed the engine bay and cleaned it. I've never done it and never will.

Now i have cleaned...
Forum: Body
10-14-2017, 11:44 AM
Forum: Exhaust
10-14-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 877
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: It looks like Holley/Hooker Exhaust is going out of business???

Coming from crap jegster headers, the hookers on my car for the past 4+ years have been 1000 times better.

I guess it depends what bottom your coming from.
Forum: Exhaust
10-12-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,350
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: The 'Go to' header gasket?

6months later and I LOVE these gaskets! They have held very tight with zero leaks. I would recommend them!
Forum: TBI
10-10-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,096
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: 305 TBI gas mileage?

Everyone is going to have different values, relating to your driving conditions. If i purely drove freeway, my 350 with EBL can get 28mpg cruising at 60mph. Yet if i drove at 85mph same car, it would...
10-06-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,400
Posted By Ghettobird52

Re: I'm putting a C4 front suspension into my trans am!!

:yup:
I agree. This has been one of the most interesting threads to follow, specifically because the consistent updates!! :driving: :thumbsup:
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