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i have a 57 fiat comp coupe thats run Bville and Maxton,parked in my trailer for the last 15 years,for sale,no engine.
quick change and BW super...
Paint some bright stripes on the crate and take a pic,just in case it gets lost.
I always removed the distributer to replace the points,thats the easy way..
I have one of those units,its a narrow thing.
Maybe for a dragster?
I would sell it..
run it,it will get better,all it needs is some heat and some time.
Plus,FYI,take a look at your valve cover gasket,you see the extra bolt holes that are down on the bottom?
i like to put those holes to...
Ages ago i welded the clutch plate on a fluid drive to the torque converter and made it work just like a standard flywheel.
cheap and easy.
leave the cam stock,most grinders will change the lobe centers and thats not good for that merc. engine.
Leave the lobe centers as is.
rent the car trailer local and return it to the next town over.
Thats what i have had to do.
most of these cars were kept inside until he died,then the son put them out by the road and sold the building.
There are more nicer cars in the...
The old man that owned those cars passed away a few years ago,he has more that are in better condition too.
The son that owns the car lot next...
Insulate under the slab,for sure,put the heat pipes in now,just in case you get a boiler later (if you can't get it right now.)
this is completely off topic,but since you guys have all kinds of weird old engines i thought you may know of a Waukesha ICK parts stash.
turn the fan around.
nice car Guy...
The International 345 engine used an extended nose like that,it had a 2 bolt flange mount.
the Mercruiser engines had one like it too.
I would be...
Where i had head gasket problems was where the lifter area and the water jacket dividing wall is,the wall is very narrow and i would get water in...
I have a 4 shooter Rons fuel injection setup,for sale cheap.
I have a new (10 years old) superT10 that i ran in my speedracer.
I had Tex racing build it,they were a builder for NASCAR.
It has 2-3 runs down...
The converters will be different for sure.
Take the belt off of the alternator and try it.
i had a manifold like that once,mine was a Moon and took weber carbs.
I got a lot of money for it too,about 30 years ago.
drill a small hole in the carrier at the blind end of the broken bolt and use your air gun to blow it out,by blowing in the small hole you drilled.
Change the pulley to a machined pulley,not the stamped tin one you have.
The tin pulley gets hot when the belt slips and spreads,the angles change...
The trannys thisalator may be stuck?
i have some drop tanks in SW Ga for sale.
And,i have a Maxton record holding comp coupe,57 fiat for sale too.
No engine,but it has a new super...
I have several 500 and 472s for sale,i even have a stick shift flywheel.
all located in SW Ga.
i have been twice in the last 5 years,driving a very expensive motorhome,towing a jeep.
No damage,just drive slower than the speed limit and you...
it looks pretty good,and if you need him Jamie Frankland still does some work on thise old rears.
Hes at Frankland Welding,in Balm Fl.
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