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Sodium valves on exhaust only.
Old air cooled tech.
Lots of industrial engines use them ( 4.3 vortecs, etc)
Conduct and dissipate heat very well...
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] For an hour or 20 miles I would say your ok.
It will sit to deep in the pulley
But for an emergency or temp situation try it
HRP.... have you done anything eyet?
As has been stated a caliper sticking or grabbing be it, seized caliper, collapsed flex hose, bad pads etc...
So what was fucked?
Am I missing something?
I’m definitely not the sharpest knife.
Purple crayons are the tastiest.
Where’s my tin foil chewing gum?
Always make me wonder how stiff like this survived.
After the modle year was done.
This was junk, worthless.
Yet it survived all these years in...
Number one cylinder is the rear cylinder.
There is a bolt on top of the head you can remove and install a stiff wire or piston stop to find TDC....
So what are you saying YOU were the issue? Get it out fast and skip some steps?
Or trying to be funny? You are quite entertaining, to...
Had it a lot lately in heavy equipment running the 4.3
That the cheap starters and starter bolts cause the starter to flex under load and wear...
You can buy plastic punches
Light tap and what @Pist-n-Broke said,
Light massage with jewlers file or a polish with some jewlers rouge compound...
My coat and an empty beer :)
Buick, Cadillac and I think Lincoln had the golf club door.
Other high end manufacturers did as well.
I would focus on that to find the answer....
Here in the GTA ( Greater Toronto Area) tap water is relatively soft and ok for use in batteries ( coming from battery companies)...
Gotta show a “ working” pic or vid when you get it to that point
There are lots of guys building the aluminum/ wood slat style that came on vw bugs and early rabbits
Try u-boob and see how it’s done
Sounds like it’s rich
Intake or turbo pipes oily indicating it’s eating oil?
Vacuum / boost readings ?
Leak down / compression test?
Stop sitting around and GO MAN !
I know this is your baby, but we will survive
Travel trailer and car pics......... sounds like fun.
Wow works of art
Should have been clear in my first post.
YES I have seen factory oem driveshaft with no weights on them
You can try rephasing the driveshaft (...
Is this a custom shaft or one that’s used out of an oem application?
I would first look at collapsed engine, tranny, body mounts
Had the complete front cross member rebuilt all new out of my 50 fleet line stolen out of my driveway !
My work van broken into 2-3 times, no...
Up here they past a law a few years ago where the engine has to have any emission compliant parts on it that where sold with the engine.
[ATTACH] Dodge or Webber
That line could describe most of us on this site :D
Great looking drill press , hows the speeds wired up?
What the I.D difference ?
As long as it’s close like 14mm metric to 9/16 you should be ok.
Get a lawyer, or make friends with the mob or bikers.
As has been stated this was not a machinist ( every machinist I know is a bloody spotless...
Are the wheels and hubs flat?
Hub centric or lug centric wheels?
Correct lug nuts for the wheels?
What are you torquing the wheels to?
Is that flat bar going across from door to door?
Flat bar does not have a lot of rididity (sp) to it when under stress from the sides as the...
Let’s all get along, or move along and don’t get this thread locked.
Super cool find.
Take some more pics, we can all speculate...
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