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Forum: Basic Tech Questions 12-23-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,563
Posted By Ruper
Re: Rebuilt 345 & 727 issues

Could the distributor be a tooth or two out?
Forum: Fabrication 12-12-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,007
Posted By Ruper
Overhead Console Anyone got one

Hey I am looking to add off road lights and bars to the Scout II. Also possibly a cb.
Has anyone installed or fabricated an overhead console to hold such things? If so did you fab it or find...
Forum: Electrical Tech 12-12-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 687
Posted By Ruper
El Cheapo Brighter Headlights

I found a relay setup on amazon for $20 that allowed me to easily rewire some relays into the headlights.
Sending 12v straight to the head lights helps a bit, better than 12 v coming thru the 16-18...
Forum: Electrical Tech 12-12-2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By Ruper
Re: 4 X 4 Indicator Light

Located the switch on the transfer case, it has two wires coming out, so as long as they are connected somewhere I guess I'm good.

Right now the dash is out while I repaint and go thru some...
Forum: Electrical Tech 12-02-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,408
Posted By Ruper
4 X 4 Indicator Light

I had no idea until looking at a wiring diagram that there was a 4 x 4 indicaotr light. So the other night when I decided to paint the dash board, metal piece I saw that there was actually a spot on...
Forum: Reader's Ride's 12-01-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,049
Posted By Ruper
Camp Rattle can paint job

Well been trying to figure out what color to paint my Scout II im planning to use for a hunting truck.

So started painting the dash with rustoleum camp colors. I plan to paint the whole truck...
Forum: Electrical Tech 11-30-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By Ruper
Scout II wiper Relays???

Has anyone tried to install bosch relays on the wiper motors yet? Seems like it would work like the headlights to me, and maybe speed them babies up a bit.

I ask cause I am in the process of...
Forum: Carb Tech 11-13-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,033
Posted By Ruper
Re: Best 4 Barrel for 345 slight cam

Ok more good news. Had an old 2 barel Holley with what I am retty such is the same fuel bowl. Soaking it now, but I am sure it should work.
I'll strap it on after breakfast, and see how things go.
Forum: Carb Tech 11-12-2016, 12:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,033
Posted By Ruper
Re: Best 4 Barrel for 345 slight cam

Just to close te lop earlier.
When running, warmed up I could open choke and it idlled fine, but cut off when in gear.
With choke open, revving caused it to run rough like it had moved timing.
...
Forum: Carb Tech 11-12-2016, 12:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,033
Posted By Ruper
Re: Best 4 Barrel for 345 slight cam

Sorry I was in my deer stand bored.

Came home and found that two of the acellerator pump screws were stripped. Did a littlejerry rigging to tighten them temperarily and it ran great.

Idles...
Forum: Carb Tech 11-12-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,033
Posted By Ruper
Re: Best 4 Barrel for 345 slight cam

Wel got it all put back together and installed last night. It acts the same other than I did not have to screw the idle needles out past 1 1/2 turns.
When the choke is opened it seems to run like...
Forum: Gas Engine Tech 11-02-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 779
Posted By Ruper
Anyone see this?? New 345-392 HEMI's

Article talking about new mopar 345/392 engines.

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Forum: Carb Tech 10-29-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,033
Posted By Ruper
Re: Best 4 Barrel for 345 slight cam

Well tore it apart and started soaking the carb. Looks like the secondary metering plate and the primary metering plate were changed our. So I went ahead and ordered the correct parts for the carb...
Forum: Carb Tech 10-28-2016, 05:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,033
Posted By Ruper
Re: Best 4 Barrel for 345 slight cam

Yeah I figured that out, but it was the only one I had not tested, so I did it anyway.
The bad gas throry sounds logical to me, something plugging up the idle circuit maybe. Going to pull it and...
Forum: Carb Tech 10-27-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,033
Posted By Ruper
Re: Best 4 Barrel for 345 slight cam

Ok so tonight I fiddled around a little and checked some things out. Removed the vac line on the egr valve and things started getting interesting. First I was able to open the choke lever up fully...
Forum: Carb Tech 10-27-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,033
Posted By Ruper
Re: Best 4 Barrel for 345 slight cam

Oh I forgot to ask a pretty dumb question. It is my understanding or maybe misunderstanding that the difference between a square bore and a spread bore manifold is not that the square bore has a big...
Forum: Carb Tech 10-27-2016, 10:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,033
Posted By Ruper
Re: Best 4 Barrel for 345 slight cam

Well the Holley rebuild kit came in last night, so tonight, since they ain't playing baseball I plan on step 1, clearing a clean spot in my shed for the rebuild. That pretty much means taking a...
Forum: Parts for sale 10-24-2016, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By Ruper
Re: Rebuilt 1976 304 for Sale and Misc. Parts

Squraebore or spreadbore manifold. Have a 345 with spreadbore looking for squarebore. In virginia.
Forum: Carb Tech 10-24-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,033
Posted By Ruper
Re: Best 4 Barrel for 345 slight cam

Disregard my last about cutting the manifold.

Not going to try to do the impossible, not even thinking about it now after reading some threads here. So don't waste your time telling me not to do...
Forum: Carb Tech 10-24-2016, 07:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,033
Posted By Ruper
Re: Best 4 Barrel for 345 slight cam

Agreed.

I'll fine a good schematic, make sure I match parts numbers based on the list of components provided, and pull it off this weekend. Obviously I will not compare the gaskets to what is...
Forum: Carb Tech 10-23-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,033
Posted By Ruper
Re: Best 4 Barrel for 345 slight cam

Ok took one of the most suspect vac lines off and replaced. No change doubt it was leaking. Sprayed carb cleaner on all vac lines no change in idle.
Sprayed carb cleaner in each primary and in...
Forum: Carb Tech 10-22-2016, 06:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,033
Posted By Ruper
Re: Best 4 Barrel for 345 slight cam

Ok just got back in town from a shooting match so I am going to check some things out tomorrow. Ordered the rebuild kit mentioned above from Holley and found a list of specific part numbers for each...
Forum: Carb Tech 10-21-2016, 04:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,033
Posted By Ruper
Re: Best 4 Barrel for 345 slight cam

Yes pretty sure I inspected the gaskets to replace like to like. I will do the car
b cleaner shot and report back. Won't b until Sunday going out of town today.
What will this tell us. If...
Forum: Carb Tech 10-20-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,033
Posted By Ruper
Re: Best 4 Barrel for 345 slight cam

Sorry for the double post, I didn't realize it had paged over.
Forum: Carb Tech 10-20-2016, 05:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,033
Posted By Ruper
Re: Best 4 Barrel for 345 slight cam

Yes spreadbore with square bore adapter.

Carb was rebuilt as it was given to me from a guy who used it on a race car.
Had been sitting a while. Carb was changed out because of raw gas smell...
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