The Jalopy Journal
When you take it to 600 before paint,,,
Any imperfections shows up before it gets expensive and you have to live with them.
Single stage solid...
Right now we have a different starter, flex plate, converter and transmission.
This starter isn’t broken,
This FP isn’t bent
And that’s why some of this don’t make any kind of sense.
The tab bent the other ways
Up towards the snout
The itty bitty micro switch in any MC handle bar control will last for 20 years of daily riding.
Are you kidding me??
I’ll try and remember if I got a pull the transmission out again. It’s a two piece
There is and they will not interchange. Ya can’t innocently mix them up like you can a 400 flex plate. Since there is no limits on human ingenuity...
Someone before me clearly got something messed up. Maybe more than once.
I’ve got a nice video of the chaos but I’ve not decided it needs to go...
I think of the pressure switches as a consumable and needed schedule maintenance interval.
the problem is when they go out you don’t have brake...
Unknown car getting a lot of work done , one issue was a bad starter. Kinda worked with hammer tap.
Get new starter
No, it was a regular BIG body starter
OEM rebuild. The freaking thing has a “rebuilt in China” sticker on it.
Here are 2 168 tooth flex plates
I believe the dark one is OEM
The gold one is new
Crank side up [ATTACH]
^^the center is on the table the...
Not to hijack here but I’m in another boat similar but opposite
I’ve got a project here, 62 Dodge Dart. Had 318 poly with push button trans....
It’s so simple
But each build can have its own variables
What are you working on with pics
The gold standard term that must be adhered to is...
Yep, install them because you like to change them?
What's even better is when they are in a F U spot
Make it easy like changing the oil
Wtf dude ,,
You broke my phone
The good zip ties ,,,, :p:D
Sorry for your loss
Saying good bye to friends sucks.
There’s more eloquent words to use.
RIP and prayers for all those grieving
Joints that kinda flex or need adjustability get a ball flange socket.
I see A Lot of bolted flange solid weld break.
Moose groin sack ?
Painting ain’t easy
Dealing with budgets at the end when it’s all the stupid little stuff that needs finished.
It’s easy to see value in welded metal or lights...
There’s a lot of things to learn.
This one tip took me years to get.
30lbs force on the dolly, 3-4 ounces on the hammer taps.
Right, low lube makes wear
Wear makes THE noise
ADDING LUBE DOES NOT REVERSE WEAR.
Your loose valve train isn’t anything like a Rhoads lifter at all. They are a simple set it and forget it mechanical variable valve timing device....
One of my favorite repeats
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