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my '32' 3 window coupe[ATTACH]
my '46' business coupe[ATTACH]
Hi all, I have an early 1954 331 hemi with the cast on bell housing.
What happened is the oil pump drive shaft seized in the block just above the...
Have you double checked the points gap. Too much of a gap will cause what you are experiencing. :)
What a GREAT post, Aussie hot rod history.:):cool::)
Looking forward to more.
I use an LPG/PROPANE gas safety switch as fitted to most forklifts, it gets its signal from the coil neg terminal. When you first turn on the...
Loosen the 3 little screws on the elec choke housing, hold throttle open and then turn the black plastic housing either way, you will see the...
My 57 Olds has a factory fitted vacuum tank fitted in the passenger side inner guard, do you have one??
Maybe it runs like shit because you "threw the OLD rings in" :eek:
just noticed in your pictures on April 11 that your front sway bar is facing up causing the dog bones to bind.
And on the pics dated May 7 sway...
Have not seen any of these yet. [ATTACH] [ATTACH]
I have them on my old ski boat.[ATTACH]
The 57 in my avtar can not fit 8 inch rear wheels 7 inch is max, as i have tried. your 55 may be different, the inside of the rear tyre runs...
Sometimes if you turn the engine over by hand it will disengage.
LSD it can do strange things to ones imagination.:eek:
An earth moving company that i worked for had one that held four rolls of paper, it was mounted behind the cab on their prime mover. Had to hook...
Thanks for all your replies, this reading is cold. I plan to take car for a run on sunday to see what it is hot.
I disconnected oil lines from...
Removed original ford canister oil filter set up on my 46 ford. I removed it because i did not like the look of it, and i change my oil every 12...
An old building not too far[ATTACH] from Ballarat in victoria.
I have a Noco Genius GB40 works a treat, has started everything from my 4 ton forklift to my ride on mower.
Some of my mates were so impressed...
Spelt is also used in Aussie language. As, i spelt that word wrong.;)
You said you plasti-gauged the rod bearings, what was the clearance on this journal. ??
you can use starter mount for a drill guide because you need to drill an oversize hole for the heli-coil.
I have done this many times on v6...
If not running correct coil or no resistor will burn out points pretty quick.
use starter mount as a guide, re drill hole larger and use a heli-coil to repair.;)
ALLWAYS use genuine GM bolts.
Must of had a few revs up when he pushed the D button. :):)
This car is a Keift, i think that is how it is spelt. Runs a 331 hemi, has a big cam, sounds awsome. Lady owner and she CAN drive it.[ATTACH]...
"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself."
Sorry for your loss.
Yep, bought the car and all the parts he had for corvairs. I did not realize how much stuff he had. It looked like he was selling bits at swap...
This car i purchased a few years ago and now lives in Victoria Australia.
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