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Heck yeah... QJet to Dynaflow


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I finished my 66 manifold to 63 engine project. Oh, there's no way to make the dynaflow kickdown work...

Checkitout....

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OK So I don't have a 63 carb anymore, due to complete destruction.

I also can't paint a wall, cuz my trans linkage was made from a long john roller.

I have no idea what I did, but the front of the car shakes when I stomp on it. I can't wait to test drive it. <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/laugh.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" /> <img src="http://forums.aaca.org/images/graemlins/cool.gif" alt="" />

Mike

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I got them at the Buick Nationals two years ago. They are allegedly NOS, but I think you can get reproduction ones Hecho en Mexico.

Let me run down what I do remember about the rebuild:

I bent the dash pot bracket 90 degrees then tapped it to accept the newly threaded 1 1/2 inch carb shaft from the 63 carb. I welded two sections of carb linkage at 180 degrees so I had the trans linkage at the 5 o'clock position and the carb linkage at 11 o'clock.

I used a 1/16 inch stainless picture hanger wire to link the factory 66 trans lever to the Mikey-fabricated Dynaflow linkage. I probably wouldn't have tried to do this if it was hyper critical...i.e. carb stuck open rear ending everybody in sight. Also, the paint on the linkage covered my ill welding technique. It's solid, just gnarly.

Seriously, I think the mileage gains I have heard about with the Qjet and the ultra power fom the ridiculously large secondaries is going to make cruising season a ball. The car might not be for sale anymore... but?

Mike

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Mike, I'll email you the technique and what to "sniff" for . . . plus the idle speed/mixture info too.

Prior to Salado, Scott's going to have us over to his place in MWells for a "tune up" day. I understand he has a Sun Machine with the "mixture tester" . . .

Enjoy!

NTX5467

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