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I have read somewhere the reason for the change was to some government "experts" decided park brakes needed to be separate from the main breaking...
AR drums were not available when I rebuilt the brakes, so I used A drums, I recall the fronts are the same A or AR,
the rears I used A drums and...
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] For some reason the clings instructions said the pedal shaft had to be installed before the clutch shaft.
I did it the other way...
AR brakes operate off the clamshell and have a 3 piece cross shaft as you can see below (stolen pics) there are no separate park brake shoes in...
I reused the original AR clamshell, as it only has 4 bolt mounting and the V8 has 6 I had to re drill the box to suit.
Uni rebuild pics, simple once you have done one.
Pics tell the story
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Not sure how I managed to have multiple copies of pictures?
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Well as I said it was a while ago, however as an apprentice electrician I worked for an Australian car parts manufacturer REPCO in the maintenance...
How did you cut the acme threads?
And, the nut ?
Well as I said it was a while ago, however as an apprentice electrician I worked for an...
I recall the hardest part was cutting the square (acme?) threads.
Seeing as there have been some vices shown.
Her is one I built some 25 years ago, only because one of my work mates who was a welder said I could...
Thank,s great coverage, forgot it was on, but you have pics of all the good bits.
saved my legs
Owner did not want to sell, his son was going to do something with it.
As far as I know nothing has happened with it yet.
I may still be a...
I would like to stay with closed drive and the mech brakes as I have a flathead teds kit installed and it works great. I emailed Macs in NZ a...
I have an eye on a V8 3 speed for my banger, it is apparently early, will I be happy? as I will be in for about $1500 to make it happen,...
Dont forget to take some pictures of the engine assembly, are you inserting the mains as well? and who is your engine shop?
I am using one at the moment, I filed the slots to increase the advance (well I think that what I did it was a while ago).
I also tried a...
I saw this picture in Aussie street rodder, have you got it in the car yet?
Did you have to shorten the torque tube?
Did it clear the cross...
Not much information on these but apparently F100 T18, would they make a good conversion to my mild banger?
Right hand drive Banger headers and mainifold, nickel plated on the bench.
Also just bought one of these 4000 RPM tachometers for AUS $85, seems like a good deal.
if you search "Tachometer 85mm (4000RPM) SUPPLY WORD-WIDE,...
Finished my 97 manifold, nickel plated it, took it for a spin seems to run fine with this set up.
Air cleaner is just touching the bonnet (hood...
Thanks Colin, Had to renovate the house to pay for my sins (Purchase of a 46 ford coupe)
Linkage arrangement so far below, I think it will work....
I haven't posted in a while. Had trouble with the A, took months to find the problem, turns out the ballast resistor I was using to supply the 6v...
If you do a search for cool kemps posts, you will see his method of using RHS.
If you have a lathe and some time it can be done by grinding a lathe tool to the size you want the key way to be, set the tool at exactly centre...
This may or may not help with wiring, attached is a scan of my redrawn and hopefully clearer wiring diagram.
Thanks very much Dan, very helpful.
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