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  1. FMX Weird Transmission Problem

    Transmission - Rearend
    I have a 1969 Ranchero with an FMX transmission in it. It was working fine and then the next day I come out and the gears are reversed. Park is still park. Reverse and neutral are drive. Drive is now reverse. I already adjusted the linkage to be correct and still the same issue. Thinking it...
  2. 4L60 wil not shift down gears, down hill

    Transmission - Rearend
    Hi all, greetings from Tasmania, Au. I have a 4L60 box - V6 GM combo fitted to Toyota Hilux, not long bought. The problem I have is when going down hill at any speed and take my foot off the trottle it does not change down gears, neither it will change manually. As a result, the car free wheel...
  3. 700R4 Problematic Transmission

    Transmission - Rearend
    I have a 700r4 in a 1987 full size Blazer with factory 5.7l. I have owned this truck since 2000 and am on my third 700r4. The current 700r4 was installed about 20000 miles ago. It was purchased from Advance Auto Parts, built by Accurate Transmissions as their Bulletproof model with upgraded...
  4. Need some advice on ebay problem

    Hotrodders' Lounge
    Hi, A few days ago i bid on a set of cylinder heads on ebay, i managed to be the highest bidder when the auction ended and i contacted the seller to get a shipping quote (no big deal since i won the heads pretty cheap), the problem is that he replies "sorry, no deal on the heads", basically he...
  5. Speed Pro CS-1014R Camshaft Timing Issue

    I recently had a machine shop in OKC rebuild my 350 small block for my 1936 Chevy streetrod. They chose Speed Pro CS-1014R Camshaft for this application. Engine rebuild was non-eventful as well as re-installation. The engine parts additional info is this: GM Factory HEI ignition Hydraulic...
  6. Problems starting fresh engine up for first time

    ok so today i was trying to fire up the motor for the first time been stressing hard for a couple hours NOW ok so every time i crank it its back firing no matter how i turn the distributor retard or advance it back fires and carb goes in flames the motor is a sbc 350 turned 383 the thing is...
  7. Engine main bearing mistake?

    Hotrodding Basics
    Im just test fitting my main bearings to do clearance measurements on my chevy 350. When i noticed that my rear most bearing (the one with the end play built in) the oil hole does not line up with the hole in the bearing. It does have 85% of the hole showing but not 100% of it.. it is in...