Gary S's Recent Activity

  1. Gary S replied to the thread One more engine ID.

    The lack of more numbers stamped on the front pad says to me that your engine could be a late 70s Targetmaster engine. During that time,...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 6:52 PM
  2. Gary S replied to the thread Time Have Sure Changed.

    Oil originates in the ground. We drill and pump it for use. Maybe putting it back in the ground is the ultimate recycling. :)

    Jan 17, 2019 at 4:11 PM
  3. Gary S replied to the thread those were the days!!.

    Things were just different back then. Today, young guys out of high school driver ricers. Back then, they drove muscle cars. When I...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 12:02 PM
  4. Gary S replied to the thread Drive Shaft Universal Joints.

    The plastic injected ones are quite easy to remove. Lay the driveshaft on a block of wood on the floor. Heat it with a propane torch...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 11:43 AM
  5. Gary S replied to the thread those were the days!!.

    I got out of school in 1967 and got my first job paying around $3 an hour. With that income I bought a new Chevelle off the lot for...

    Jan 17, 2019 at 6:39 AM
  6. Gary S replied to the thread Door bushing upgrade and window regulator refresh.

    I read the article. It assumes that the owner will not maintain the car and replace the bushings when they need replacing. Only after...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 4:12 PM
  7. Gary S replied to the thread rear seat hump carpet.

    Only a very few of the first '70s off the assembly line had carpet between the seats. Once production got into full swing, the vinyl...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 11:10 AM
  8. Gary S replied to the thread this is the sweetest 2019 Buick Camaro I've ever seen.

    I never saw a "66 Camaro, but I did get to ride in my buddy's new Camaro in 1966. Does that count?

    Jan 16, 2019 at 9:43 AM
  9. Gary S replied to the thread I never heard this song before,.

    That song was recorded and popular back in the late 60s when I was just a pup. I'm a bit partial to Willie's version. [MEDIA]

    Jan 16, 2019 at 8:28 AM
  10. Gary S replied to the thread help with engine suffix.

    There were a number of Z and X coded engines sold over the parts counter as replacement engines. Yours might be one of these engines,...

    Jan 16, 2019 at 6:15 AM
  11. Gary S replied to the thread One more engine ID.

    All I can tell from the numbers is that the 3970010 block is a 4" bore block. That block can be used to build 302,327, and 350 engines....

    Jan 15, 2019 at 9:09 PM
  12. Gary S replied to the thread MLK Day?.

    My Wife made up some family calendars for a number of years. The calendar software she used automatically inserted the holidays year...

    Jan 15, 2019 at 11:09 AM
  13. Gary S replied to the thread I can not find .exe.

    Some ideas here. Beware however! Sites like this have a lot of misinformation along with the real fix for your problem....

    Jan 14, 2019 at 9:10 PM
  14. Gary S replied to the thread Drive Shaft Universal Joints.

    Look for retaining clips, both inside and outside. If they aren't there, take a propane torch to it and see if plastic bubbles out. If...

    Jan 14, 2019 at 4:43 PM
  15. Gary S replied to the thread 79 Camaro Alternator.

    Look on the alternator. It is stamped with the output amperage. It would look something like 63A. Once you have that number, you can get...

    Jan 14, 2019 at 6:27 AM