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Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-12-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By Larry Jones
rolling the plastic

Thank you Ian. Larry
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-12-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By Larry Jones
retracting the top

should the plastic window for the top be unzipped or not when retracting the top down into the holding area or trunk. Larry
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-10-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By Larry Jones
tonneau cover

How easy is it to put the tonneau cover on the back when the top is up already. Thanks Larry
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-07-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,201
Posted By Larry Jones
flipper erect now

Thank you to Dave and Joe I habe been recycling it once every week now it perfect now. Larry
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-04-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,201
Posted By Larry Jones
flipper

Thank you Dave. Could I have possibly one of the gears teeth went out or would that not apply here since the flipper still works. Larry
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-03-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,201
Posted By Larry Jones
erect switch

Thank you John and Dave. Att Dave Can you explain to me by cycling up and down several times what will that accomplish. Larry
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-02-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,201
Posted By Larry Jones
flipper lid not erect

Opened up the lid no problem. But shouldn't the lid be straight up. Jittle saggage about 1 inch. Whats my problem. Our there adjustments that can be tighten. Larry
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-29-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 846
Posted By Larry Jones
vacuum

thank you John. Larry
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-29-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 846
Posted By Larry Jones
Diaphram on the Distributor

After my mechanic rebuilt the 4100 carb he indicated I have a faulty diaphragm on the distributor. The car has the electronic ignition install into the distributor. The car starts up now everytime...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-29-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Larry Jones
carb rebuilt

I had several issues with the engine racing. So I had the choke rebuilt. A new secondary diaphragm gasket installed. Plus there is a small plastic rod that is on the passenger side of the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-28-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By Larry Jones
tag on the carb

thank you fellows for your reply. One hundred bucks can go for better uses . Larry
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-28-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By Larry Jones
little metal tag at bottom of carb

What does this small metal tag denote about my autolite 4100
Thanks Larry
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-27-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By Larry Jones
Found the problem with the racing engine

I just want to thank John and yankin. This is regarding John. Remenber that my car was racinf and you said to check the secondary diaphragm. Well the mechanic is rebuilding the autolite4100 for me....
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-27-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,324
Posted By Larry Jones
whats involve in moving the motor mounts

When my wife cousin dropped the rebuilt short block in a couple of years ago it was pointed out to me that the engine was right up against the passenger side petcock to drain antifreeze out if need...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-22-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 816
Posted By Larry Jones
dave

our you on vacation.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-18-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Larry Jones
changing the diaphram

Is changing out the diaphragm be any problem . It looks like in the illustration inmy manual just four screws and a spring or is there more to that. Would nappa have a replacement for that. What...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-18-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Larry Jones
the bores

Let me see if I understand what we were through John.I indicated that the car started out ok. After about 15 minutes of driving the engine started to race. So that was caused by the secondaries not...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-18-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Larry Jones
explain the bores

I didn't quit understand the bores. Can you give me a physical description of the bores. New territory for me John.
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-18-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Larry Jones
moving secondary lever

I did what you said. Moving the secondary lever did closed all the way. But the plates looked alittle gooped up. Would you advise alittle gumout on the top plates I would have to get my small finger...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-18-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Larry Jones
throttle plate

going away today But did start the engine earlier this morning idled smoothly. Will get to it later today. Larry Thanks John
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-18-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Larry Jones
got my manual out

hi John.

it looks to me there our 4 screws holdind the cover plate along with a return spring and then the secondary operating diaphragm. If I shot some gumout through the...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-18-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Larry Jones
checking the carb

By removing the air cleaner would I be able to physically observe those plates sticking. The diaphragm is that part deeper into the carberator which Iwouldnt be able to observe. PLus would some carb...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-17-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Larry Jones
engine racing plus bogs down

Went out for a ride early this afternoon and the engine was idling smoothly. Took it out tonight drove about 4 miles as coming home the engine started to race plus when I wanted to use the passing...
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-06-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,970
Posted By Larry Jones
Found the problem

Thank You for taking the time to review my thread Mr. Zimmerman. Larry
Forum: 1961 To 1963 Bulletbirds, Rocketbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-06-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,970
Posted By Larry Jones
high voltage in the battery

Hello CA58tbird,
Thank. you for taking a interest in my problem I don't have a dash voltmeter. What I do have is a analog meter that reads 12.6 on the battery without starting the car. It turned out...
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