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by PappaD
Wed 31 May 2017, 22:31
Forum: Post your ride
Topic: 74 Chev C10
Replies: 5
Views: 1650

74 Chev C10

Building this Chevy C10 to be my daily driver. I had only 2 "new" cars in my life. When I restore a car I restore to use it everyday. I have been on so many succesful road trips in SA...think there are very little roads left untravelled. This C10 will go down Gamka'skloof quite often, fishing at Gau...
by PappaD
Wed 31 May 2017, 22:08
Forum: Indroduce yourself/Welcome to new members
Topic: Hi I'm new
Replies: 8
Views: 2944

Re: Hi I'm new

Thanx, yes when I saw somebody advertising the 1960 valiant about 13 years ago, I thought they must be mistaken. I never knew we had any '60 valiants in SA untill I got this one ๐Ÿ˜ƒ.
I sold her to a friend a few years back and have been trying for some time to buy her back, without success ๐Ÿ˜
by PappaD
Wed 31 May 2017, 21:44
Forum: Technical
Topic: 38 weber tochev 4.1
Replies: 6
Views: 1241

Re: 38 weber tochev 4.1

Thanx Ters, I did introduce myself just now. I do not have my computer with me so I am posting from my phone and battle to find all the buttons to upload some pics. I will keep on trying ๐Ÿ˜‰
by PappaD
Wed 31 May 2017, 21:36
Forum: Technical
Topic: 38 weber tochev 4.1
Replies: 6
Views: 1241

Re: 38 weber tochev 4.1

Thanx Johann66 I did and learned alot. I did however got the engine to stall when fully closing the airscrews. I fitted an extra adaptor so to speak with a "W" shaped plate that hangs from it in the manifold to help with the air/fuel distribution. Now this had an small 3mm hole for an extra vacuum p...
by PappaD
Wed 31 May 2017, 21:02
Forum: Indroduce yourself/Welcome to new members
Topic: Hi I'm new
Replies: 8
Views: 2944

Hi I'm new

Hi my name is Daniel. I live in Ladismith (little karoo) and sometimes in Pta for a month or two. I have been building and restoring old cars since age 16 (now 50). I've build many, from austin, vw splitties to chevy's, Holdens and Valiants. Some of my favourites I,ve build: 1960 Valiant, 1965 V200 ...
by PappaD
Wed 31 May 2017, 11:27
Forum: Technical
Topic: 38 weber tochev 4.1
Replies: 6
Views: 1241

38 weber tochev 4.1

Hi guys, I have just fitted a 38 weber carb to my Chev C10 4.1 engine using an adaptor on the standard intake. The engine idle fine but has got a bad flatspot(backfires through the carb) when accelerating. It gets better when I advance the timing. Currently on 12 degrees before but the flatspot is s...