The Jalopy Journal
THe correct term is ground not short. A short would be between 2 wires in a winding in a motor or a alt.rotor.
Its a smog deal,just take a piece of hose and run from the carb to the vac. advance.
Nos Delco voltage regulator . Delco #D 632 GM # 1119507. For 55 amp and lower output alt,with dash light. $24.00 + shipping. Dan[ATTACH]
What did you attach the bare wire to? Dan
Bakers in Milford on Sunday afternoon 600-1,000 cars
50s hood,burger and fries along with a 4 speed and 4.56 gears. It don"t get any better than that.
If you were there in the in the 50s you know what the attraction is.
The bus is cheap and fast.
Ford charging system.
disconnect the small wire from the generator and touch a grounded jumper ,if it charges its the voltage reg. If it does not charge connect the...
[[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] This car represents the typical early 50's high school parking lot custom ,with lowered body,fender skirts,nosed and...
Some body on the HAMB parts for sale had 2 sets of dropped spindles for Pontiac-Olds.
I bought my firstHRM in 1949, when it got to the point that no one on the staff new what 3/8 by 3/8 meant I Quit buying.
Coil output is dependent on coil input,points are only good for 3 amps max. Transistor power modules will carry 2-3 times the amperage of a set of...
If it has park it's a slide A way if you have to pull the lever down it's a hydro.
There were 10 different motors in the 48 race. There would have been 11 if Granatelli had not hit the wall in practice, he was running fast...
I am going to do more on the 48 race.
2 quarts of the cheapest heaviest you have.
In the 50s it was the cheapest heaviest you could find.
Complete with used tires from a Indianapolis 500 car.
I was GM tune up mechanic in the 60s-70s and in 71 the new smog laws came into affect. A lean engine makes less smog but runs like shit. Over time...
The 8 3/4 ring and pinion are plenty strong but the rest is a 120 HP piece. The core diameter of the 10 spline axle is to small to take any real...
The new carb is a Al Gore approved 71-up smog carb. It will work but it will run very lean. take the main jets out of the 69 carb and put them in...
What ever you buy make sure they are not cracked. If the old Cads were over heated they were prone to cracking the heads.
Jim, find and old Sun volt-amp tester it will have big resisters 5 to 10 inches long made to take lots of heat.
You have got to see the grin on his face when the hydro makes the 1=2 shift.
Take the gas cap off
What do you have for a fuel pump? Pull the line at the carb it should flow a good stream. What do you have for a ignition system running out of...
I just finished 4 inch bore 55 Olds with a starter change over and like everyone else I found the starter would not fit so I ground on the nose...
The first batteries where made with wood cases and over time would seep acid,when enough acid leaked out and mixed with acid from a adjoining cell...
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