Thursday, December 24, 2009

1993 Harley Davidson Heritage Softail Custom Maintenance

Changed oil and filter and air filter. Front tire showing age. Need check tire air pressure. I Need a good Harley mechanic on the sf peninsula. Something to keep the battery charged install gas keeper stabil i think I Will move it to storage garage4 the winter.
01/12/2010 charged battery tried to start would not idle i think it needs a tune up
01/24/2010 Oh well figured out that the gas was low so i switched it to reserve and it started right up. Also installed new spark plugs. Needs new battery i think. I talked to another Harley Davidson owner and he say's he installs a new battery every 2 years.
Bought new battery paid 127.00 at Peninsula Harley Davidson 650-568-0800. Also got a super smart battery tender paid 44.00. The pig tails were connected and now i can charge the battery without having to remove the seat. Now my 1993 Heritage Softail Custom starts right up.

1969 Chevrolet Chevelle 427 Big Block Maintenance And Restoration

Recent work trying to adjust manual choke. 01/12/2010 fixed choke, vacuum then sent transmission vacuum to back of GM Rochester carburetor. Just installed an optima yellow top D34 battery this should be a better battery for playing the radio longer. now working on the amp in the trunk. I liked the transmission vacuum better off the front of carb it shifted harder
01/28/2010 mileage 30435.4
Changed oil using a Fram Tough Guard 6X engine protection oil filter part # TG30. Drained Royal purple break in motor oil and then used Royal Purple High preformance 10W-40 synthetic motor oil.

97 Dodge Ram Van Maintenance

Added antifreeze did oil change and replaced transmission speed shift control
test drove shifts well transmission oil needs changing and new tires.
01/24/2010 current mileage at oil change is 76,476 miles

1968 Pontiac GTO Muscle Car Maintenance And Restoration

Had this Pontiac GTO around 5 years i have done many improvements. These are sum of the recent maintenance items new Holley carburetor float, Need new voltmeter, tail light parts fixed alarm with new fuse charged the battery.
installed new holly street avenger 4 barrel carburetor with electric choke. Can now smoke the tires without popping the clutch. Awesome tork with the new carb riser installed
oil 5W30 changed at Firestone complete auto care at 2180 s El Camino real in San Mateo CA 94403 only 19.95 what a deal. Milage 24,218 PH25 oil filter
installed new Napa Tru-Flow Water pump and then fixed turn signal wires removed corrosion

65 Ford Mustang Maintenance And Restoration

Where do I begin I have had this car for around 5 years and have done many improvements. My friend Dave at mustang City has really helped with advice and many of the new parts. Including the following parts new radiator, New window crank, window rollers, rear curtisey lens, let alone all the new engine restoration parts new head gaskets, water temp thermostat gauge, gas pump, timing chain, spark plugs, oil and filter, fan shroud, exhaust gaskets, with exhaust doughnuts Test drove heater and defroster work well with that new heater core. window rolls up and down perfect. Now to register it Also have a brake booster to install next i tell u how that installation goes
01/12/2010 replaced ford mustang air cleaner with original stock item. Primer painted the trunk and then Vanessa waxed the car.
01/24/2010 installed new spark plug wires.

68 Chevrolet Panel Truck Restoration

Well not a muscle car but it is one of favorite vehicle. Gr8 truck does it all. Tows the Bayliner no problem. today i did a small weatherstrip installation job. This truck has double back doors sweet for tailgating. cleaned the door of dirt then glued in the right hand rear door weatherstrip. Closed the door while it dries. Also installed a new master cylinder. First i bled the master adjusted the pedal and bled the brakes. One problem i could not get was the passenger bleeder screw loose. Then i lubed the front end put in new seat covers but they don't fit as well as expected. still can't figure how to fix the gas gauge. when i installed the new gas tank it was working then.

started to change to new spark plugs. Finished 4 with correct gap and anti seize.
01/24/2010 New issue truck runs only idle's with choke on.
fixed idle issue increased idle speed. Changed oil with Valvoline max life synthetic blend motor oil and used a Fram PH5 3X extra guard oil filter milage at change was 19349.3