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Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 08-17-2017, 02:28 AM
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Posted By Marks02bonneville
Your Happy Birthday notice was what reminded that...

Your Happy Birthday notice was what reminded that I had been away from here so long, so thank you for the well wishes.
I also wanted to add that the Pontiac 4 cylinder project is moving right...
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 08-16-2017, 04:17 PM
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Views: 58,294
Posted By Marks02bonneville
This is a shot of the completed engine...

This is a shot of the completed engine compartment so far depending on future needs.
http://i601.photobucket.com/albums/tt97/marks73turbota/IM002290_zpscss6qidv.jpg
This is my electronic boost...
Forum: Pontiac 07-06-2016, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By Marks02bonneville
Boy. That big ol' Bonnie trim is hard to come by...

Boy. That big ol' Bonnie trim is hard to come by but not impossible. There are several all Pontiac boards that have many sources/people selling parted out trim and parts etc. Try Performance Years...
Forum: Pontiac 04-27-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By Marks02bonneville
Everything I talk about here will still entail...

Everything I talk about here will still entail the same starter adaptations as previously discussed in case you follow any of the next considerations.
I wanted to add that, if you are using this...
Forum: Pontiac 04-27-2016, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By Marks02bonneville
Please jump to the next post because I screwed up...

Please jump to the next post because I screwed up and will explain there.


Thanks Art for alerting me to rnelsons situation. I'm a big lover of the '59 -'64 full size Pontiac platform. The GP's...
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 03-22-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,294
Posted By Marks02bonneville
I had a problem of pre-oiling the engine with...

I had a problem of pre-oiling the engine with being back in the firewall. Not impossible but a pain. Bigger problem was, if I pre-oiled it from the normal distributor location, I would have to do it...
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 03-15-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,294
Posted By Marks02bonneville
Just a quick update. Something I wanted to do all...

Just a quick update. Something I wanted to do all along since I decided to use a connecting rod for my column drop. I wanted to use the open pin end for a shift light.
...
Forum: Pontiac 02-16-2016, 01:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,806
Posted By Marks02bonneville
Correct. The true wide body US Pontiac frame uses...

Correct. The true wide body US Pontiac frame uses a perimeter frame, so there is no X down the middle, and the perimeter frame uses a long, one piece driveshaft. So you definitely have the Chevy...
Forum: Pontiac 02-14-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,806
Posted By Marks02bonneville
Ha, William, I too have internet issues, but it's...

Ha, William, I too have internet issues, but it's not always the computer. LOL!

Mark
Forum: Pontiac 02-13-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,806
Posted By Marks02bonneville
In my reply I mentioned telling a USA car apart...

In my reply I mentioned telling a USA car apart from a Canadian/Aussie car. With the narrower Chevy frame the tires are tucked further under the body. That pic is a perfect example of what I meant....
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 02-11-2016, 05:35 PM
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Views: 58,294
Posted By Marks02bonneville
My son felt so guilty when he went to pick it up...

My son felt so guilty when he went to pick it up that he paid him $100. This guy is a genius machinist. He's the person that cut my custom distributor shaft into the hex shaped shaft I needed to fit...
Forum: Pontiac 02-10-2016, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,806
Posted By Marks02bonneville
Welcome section25. I was alerted to you thread...

Welcome section25. I was alerted to you thread about the '63. I'm very partial to them having owned one in '72, a '64 Catalina 2 dr sedan in '69, and I'm building a radical '63 Catalina right now....
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 02-10-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,294
Posted By Marks02bonneville
Thanks for your support. I keeps me going in...

Thanks for your support. I keeps me going in spite of myself. Why, you ask, do I make that comment???? Because old poop for brains (me) has done another running change, again!!! Who, ME??? LOL!
I...
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 01-05-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,294
Posted By Marks02bonneville
I got an automatic notice that you guys actually...

I got an automatic notice that you guys actually might miss me. Or that the site misses me. Either way it's nice to be missed , LOL. As long as I'm here I'll update some things.
The near finished...
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 08-27-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,294
Posted By Marks02bonneville
I've been slacking off because of the heat. I...

I've been slacking off because of the heat. I have been pecking a way at things a little at a time. I'll catch you up on that stuff.
I tried working with the original dash but it turned out to be...
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 02-01-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,294
Posted By Marks02bonneville
Regal Guy, thank you for mentioning the oil...

Regal Guy, thank you for mentioning the oil cooling. I will be running a remote oil filter system and planned to add a big cooler in line. I was playing around a little the other day and had...
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 12-09-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,294
Posted By Marks02bonneville
For me impossible. For a machinist not too bad....

For me impossible. For a machinist not too bad. It's mostly in set up. The shaft has to be properly positioned so the same cut is made on each step, to insure the flats of the hex are all equal...
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 12-07-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,294
Posted By Marks02bonneville
Pics of the chute mount and the added frame...

Pics of the chute mount and the added frame supports.

https://www.gmforum.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=13107&dateline=1418002030
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Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 09-02-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,294
Posted By Marks02bonneville
Spent the morning taking off the clutch bell...

Spent the morning taking off the clutch bell housing, pressure plate and clutch leaving the flywheel on and mounting the engine stand rear plate. Removed the front cover, drilled, tapped, and...
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 09-01-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,294
Posted By Marks02bonneville
Well fellow gear heads, it's been a long HOT...

Well fellow gear heads, it's been a long HOT summer, but, the time has come.

"THE QUEST FOR FIRE" has started.

Got up early and out in the garage while it was still only 80 degrees. Pulled the...
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 08-07-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,294
Posted By Marks02bonneville
In April I trailered the Catalina to a full city...

In April I trailered the Catalina to a full city cruise. I was interviewed by Roddin' and Racin' magazine, a local paper/magazine that covers our part of the state. My interview starts at the 5:49...
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 06-07-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,294
Posted By Marks02bonneville
The boost retard is easy. The system just takes...

The boost retard is easy. The system just takes the setting you choose, 1 degree retard per pound of boost (or .5 pound, or 1.2 pound, depending on how much it allows you to retard per pound). When...
Forum: Your Ride: GM Pictures & Videos 04-22-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 58,294
Posted By Marks02bonneville
Art, I'm sorry I forgot to answer your second...

Art, I'm sorry I forgot to answer your second question on what's next. If I should be lucky enough to move on to a "next project", I want to go in an opposite direction. Small bodied small motor...
Forum: Buick 03-12-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,291
Posted By Marks02bonneville
Welcome to the forum Kevin. Glad you joined in....

Welcome to the forum Kevin. Glad you joined in. The '61, '62, and '63 Buick Special was Buicks/GMs entry into the compact car market. Chevy started with the Corvair in '60. Pontiac, Buick, and Olds...
Forum: Introductions for new members 02-18-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,198
Posted By Marks02bonneville
Bill welcome to the GM Forum. You're a man after...

Bill welcome to the GM Forum. You're a man after my own heart. Pontiacs and Gassers. Lots of great people here on the forum. Your cars are amazing. That '69 Pontiac is clean and smooth. Your work is...
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