Maximum Torque Specialists Cadillac Forums  

Go Back   Maximum Torque Specialists Cadillac Forums > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 30
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: dlmoats
Forum: Members Rides 11-13-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,742
Posted By dlmoats
Forum: Members Rides 11-13-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,681
Posted By dlmoats
my 73 cad.conv.

my 73 cadillac
Forum: Engines 11-13-2007, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,259
Posted By dlmoats
425 parts to a 500 block

will the 425 engine parts trasnsfer to a 500 block other than pistions? What part can I use. I have new heads, timing chain, gears, water pump, rebuilt carb., starter, etc.etc.
Forum: Engines 11-07-2007, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By dlmoats
connecting rod

connecting rod.
Forum: Engines 11-06-2007, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,883
Posted By dlmoats
real mechanics.........question?

I am seriously thinking of persuing a career in auto mechanic? I have been reading a lot of forums and there are about equal feedback of positive and negative of this to be a good career. I have...
Forum: Engines 11-04-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,171
Posted By dlmoats
good

Well, after installing these heads they are great. no problems,
Forum: Engines 11-04-2007, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,050
Posted By dlmoats
carb.

I have a quad on my 425 engine, just wondering, On The Carburator>>>>what is the device that the throddle side hit once u leave off gas and it hit a little push in switch, its been sticking and not...
Forum: Engines 11-04-2007, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 937
Posted By dlmoats
piston rod check?

Is there a way to check if u have a bent piston rod.? Had the heads off and checked the pistion height, came up flush with the top of the block, psi 150ish
Forum: Engines 11-04-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,905
Posted By dlmoats
THATS IT, #@%^ ENGINE

If I have to install new piston, noway, is a 472 a good swap? I have a 73 caddy, had a 501 in when I bought it, was blown so I replaced it with a 425 unknowingly, had problem with it since day 1, Its...
Forum: Engines 11-04-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,108
Posted By dlmoats
piston rod

I blew a valve and made a gulge on the piston head, examined it VERY closely and it just a mark indent from the valve, ok tok heads off , replaced them with reman. ones. back together, timed on TDC....
Forum: Engines 10-30-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,171
Posted By dlmoats
head valves?

I have installed the heads ( 425 cadillac heads ) I bought off of ebay, The car runs but not good enough to drive. keep in mind, before the valve on the orginal head pop it ran great. So i got the...
Forum: Engines 10-23-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 14
Oil
Views: 2,704
Posted By dlmoats
GOD BLESS ALL

want to thank everyone that responded on any of my concerns on my caddy, Its great to have this common bond among friends.
Forum: Engines 10-23-2007, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Oil
Views: 2,704
Posted By dlmoats
running? well, knida

Its running , thats about it. It has no power and it sounds funny, runs good, it starts but I am sure those heads are not put together with stock size parts. The exhaust sounds different. Ill never...
Forum: Engines 10-22-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,473
Posted By dlmoats
compression test

Hello Dave, did a compression test on each cylinder and all was in teh range of 150psi
Forum: Engines 10-22-2007, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Oil
Views: 2,704
Posted By dlmoats
Make u laugh

Hello. I THOUGHT IT WAS THE FUEL PUMP, IT WAS OUT OF GAS.........
Forum: Engines 10-21-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,473
Posted By dlmoats
will do compression test this week

I will do the compression test this week. OK, let say, oct1st, the engine was running perfect, I drove it to Gettysburg pa. Th enxt day the valves blew, now y in teh heck would it run crappy other...
Forum: Engines 10-21-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,473
Posted By dlmoats
compression test

I bought a compression tester but never used one, what should be the number am I looking for?
Forum: Engines 10-21-2007, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,473
Posted By dlmoats
Is there anyway I can check this without taking...

Is there anyway I can check this without taking them back off? I have took these heads off to many times.
Forum: Engines 10-21-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,473
Posted By dlmoats
same as stock 425

The ebay heads are the same heads as the stock ones I took off.Could the heads have slight shorter valves?
Forum: Engines 10-21-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,473
Posted By dlmoats
?????????

How can I see if they are 120cc.?
Forum: Engines 10-21-2007, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,473
Posted By dlmoats
Heads resurfaced! ! ! !

I bought a set of remanufacured cylinder heads for a 77 425 cadillac engine. I had blown a valve and I had these heads I got off of ebay just in case. so instead of repairing the heads that blew a...
Forum: Engines 10-20-2007, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Oil
Views: 2,704
Posted By dlmoats
Hey TED, I did replace oil pump

Hello Mr. TED, When we talk on teh phone you said it sounds like I have no oil pressure, well I took out the distributor and used a PVC tool and spun the oil pump and no oil. well, I got the pump and...
Forum: Engines 10-18-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Oil
Views: 2,704
Posted By dlmoats
TED, u r right.

I pulled the oil pump and there wasn't even oil in teh new oil filter. I am changing the oil and making sure I have at least 6 quarts in the pan and new pump. I made one of those PVC tool, it worked...
Forum: Engines 10-17-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,452
Posted By dlmoats
It always depend where you go. I got a rear sump...

It always depend where you go. I got a rear sump pan and fill tube for 100.00 but I bought the engine there to. At a salvage yard. Heads, well, u maybe talking new 1000.00+ used, not remanu. 300.00
Forum: Engines 10-17-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,836
Posted By dlmoats
do u know if the pan was totally open or was...

do u know if the pan was totally open or was there another piece of metal across the pan with a one in that the dip stick goes through, It maybe be different on my engine, 425 but I had another piece...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 30

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:05 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.