Update what ive been working on

Discussion in 'Big Block Cadillacs' started by kzhurley, Sep 5, 2019.

  1. Darius

    Darius Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2004
    Messages:
    4,227
    Likes Received:
    709
  2. kzhurley

    kzhurley Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2011
    Messages:
    375
    Likes Received:
    173
    Location:
    Ohio
    Progress. Have the 36-1 wheel and trigger mocked up and ready for powder coat tomorrow.
    Also have intake bolted down for the last time and throttle linkage mostly done.
    And also have all the plugs and pins I need to do the harness..
    Ordered the an8 fittings I needed for the bosch 044 fuel pump.
     

    Attached Files:

  3. 48Austin

    48Austin Safty First! Then pull the trigger!

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2017
    Messages:
    463
    Likes Received:
    254
    Location:
    Over here
    What vehicle(s) do you drive?:
    1964 Commercial, 1948 Austin, 58 Pan
    Jaws?
     
  4. Darius

    Darius Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2004
    Messages:
    4,227
    Likes Received:
    709
     
  5. kzhurley

    kzhurley Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2011
    Messages:
    375
    Likes Received:
    173
    Location:
    Ohio
    0207201731.jpg Trigger wheel and pickup done...
    Had to flip vr sensor over so plug wouldn't touch power steering belt.
     
    DevilDeVille likes this.
  6. 5one9

    5one9 Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2018
    Messages:
    275
    Likes Received:
    85
    Location:
    WV
    What vehicle(s) do you drive?:
    2007 Magnum SRT8, 1957 F100
    Very slick
     
  7. Darius

    Darius Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2004
    Messages:
    4,227
    Likes Received:
    709
    Assuming you are using a 6 inch cogged wheel??

    Nicely done.

    d
     
  8. kzhurley

    kzhurley Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2011
    Messages:
    375
    Likes Received:
    173
    Location:
    Ohio
    Yes I believe it is. Although I don't remember the exact diameter I made it. Lol It's 36-1 wheel.

    Almost have harness done now. Need to figure vr sensor polarity and wrap and install harness and mount ecm/fuse/relay panel somewhere still..
     

    Attached Files:

  9. kzhurley

    kzhurley Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2011
    Messages:
    375
    Likes Received:
    173
    Location:
    Ohio
    Slow going but progress... Need to quit messing with other projects lol.

    Got harness benchtested and almost ready to install. Got the coil dwell figured out so now it'll have spark all the way through 21,000 rpm lol.
    0226201813_HDR.jpg

    Need to wrap the harness and mount the ecm stuff.
     
    Darius and 5one9 like this.
  10. 48Austin

    48Austin Safty First! Then pull the trigger!

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2017
    Messages:
    463
    Likes Received:
    254
    Location:
    Over here
    What vehicle(s) do you drive?:
    1964 Commercial, 1948 Austin, 58 Pan
    21,ooo for the Big Cad? Kind of low! I can wing mine to at least 80,000. I also have big nuts holding everything together. Will send pix in a few days. Just had them installed.
     
    Darius likes this.
  11. Darius

    Darius Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2004
    Messages:
    4,227
    Likes Received:
    709
    What's the address for that vendor???? I could really use a new set!

    bro. "hopeful" d
     
  12. kzhurley

    kzhurley Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2011
    Messages:
    375
    Likes Received:
    173
    Location:
    Ohio
    0229201512_HDR.jpg 0228201845.jpg Another update...
    Wiring harness done and mostly in.. Have a few power wires to run and tidy up a few things yet.

    Did a composite tooth log to check the vr signal and it looks good. Tested all the sensor inputs and they seem good.
    Still need to plumb the fuel pressure regulator and such.
     
  13. 5one9

    5one9 Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2018
    Messages:
    275
    Likes Received:
    85
    Location:
    WV
    What vehicle(s) do you drive?:
    2007 Magnum SRT8, 1957 F100
    Man you’re getting close to fire in the hole
     
  14. kzhurley

    kzhurley Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2011
    Messages:
    375
    Likes Received:
    173
    Location:
    Ohio
    Small update....
    Starts and runs. After some snags like distributor rotor phasing,and intake gasket leaks.
    Idles butter smooth at 13.8-14.1 afr at 625 rpm and 30kpa.
    Still a few things to finish up with the efi install. Need to install a check valve in fuel line as the bosch 044 pump does not have one built in. Need to tidy up some wiring. Have a couple intake vacuum leaks to sort out. And lots of tuning..

    Once the efi sorted out, will go on to rebuilding the front suspension... It wanders like a lost dog on the highway. I've already upgraded the original brakes and the rear end and has a quick ratio steering box. But needs all new steel bushings and kingpins.
     
  15. 48Austin

    48Austin Safty First! Then pull the trigger!

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2017
    Messages:
    463
    Likes Received:
    254
    Location:
    Over here
    What vehicle(s) do you drive?:
    1964 Commercial, 1948 Austin, 58 Pan
    Such a shame to put a pretty painted intake and other stuff on a dirty filthy engine;).:( Just kidding,
     
    kzhurley likes this.
  16. kzhurley

    kzhurley Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2011
    Messages:
    375
    Likes Received:
    173
    Location:
    Ohio
    Lol. The rest will clean up mint. Car got put on hold for like 2 years
     
    Caddylackn likes this.
  17. kzhurley

    kzhurley Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2011
    Messages:
    375
    Likes Received:
    173
    Location:
    Ohio
    Well, I have no excuse now as to be working on the cad. We now have one of then stay at home orders here in ohio and don't have to go to work for a few weeks. I suppose I'll go as far as I can until it comes down to ordering parts. I'm not sure who all would still be operating



    Maybe next warm day I'll dig out the power washer and wash up the engine bay for you 48austin. Lol
     

Share This Page