401 nailhead

  1. scenexsick

    1966 Electra spitting gas out the carb.... HEI Vacuum Advance tuning?

    I recently performed an HEI points conversion on my 1966 Electra, only with the help of you kind folks here, and at v8 buick! I got to the point where all is hooked up properly, but left to go south for vacation, so didnt have the chance to fully finish. I cranked it once and fired, yet ran very...
  2. scenexsick

    Need help identifying a certain mysterious wire......

    Earlier, i had some HEI conversion issues about the exact thing I am going to describe. It turned out that the ignition coil was damaged within the HEI. Now, everything is ran to spec that i know of and still have no idea what the following wire is for....... I asked prior when sorting out the...
  3. scenexsick

    Hei conversion on 1966 buick Electra HELP!

    I installed an HEI distributor the other day and had the motor at 10-12 degrees before TDC. As i went to drop the distributor in, the rotor would only come to rest either 1 notch before or after the #1 wire/plug. Is this correct due to the degree set? Any help would be great!
  4. 1962 Buick Electra 225 Convertible

    1962 Buick Electra 225 Convertible

    White over red with white top. Good shape driver.
  5. Wildcat 1966 AC radiator

    Wildcat 1966 AC radiator

    Took it out of my car as former owner had dismantled the AC compressor and cut the hoses. Marked “free” because I have no idea if it’s value (TBD). And I do not know whether it is actually in working condition (can’t test). I am selling it as-is but I am also open to trade (starter?).
  6. K

    Yet Anouther Cam thread

    Hey ya Im currently in the middle of a new project. a 49 Hudson that im putting a 401 Nailhead in. Have rebuilt the engine but I did not do the cam at the time - put the cash to porting & polishing. The better half keeps asking if it will have a cool rough idle and strongly wants a new cam...