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Projects Glass '32 5 Window

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Splitbudaba, Feb 6, 2017.

  1. Nicholas Coe
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    That's what was done to both shifters on my Model A and '32. Smokes the chrome a bit but does the trick!

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  2. Splitbudaba
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    A9A401B8-5B72-40B1-9A37-A81B28095516.jpeg AEB7C850-5F8C-47BC-872D-E32B5E4A6728.jpeg Got some more done. Figured out the parking brake cable install today. Had to modify the Ford e-brake spring to compensate for the Lokar cable! Now comes the routing into the cabin and finally to the handle. There’s not much distance between the cable on the backing plate and the handle mount! I need to know how tight a radius I can curve the cable housing?
     
  3. Splitbudaba
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    Finished up the rear brakes and installed the aft quick change gears. Love the machine work and simplicity of the quick change. Need to figure out a breather system next. Added some lube, but decided to wait in case I bore and tap the aft case for said breather. Time to route and connect the e brake cables!
     
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  4. Splitbudaba
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    Got the OK from the boss to get some parts!! I have a 58’ Chevy truck bell housing stater mounts to bell and a Super T10 trans. Trying to pick a clutch/flywheel combo. First question what’s a good weight flywheel for my little coupe, probably won’t weigh in at 2500lbs, and a quick change? Next what’s a good clutch for street? I am interested in a 10.5”, diaphragm style unit, and will use a hydraulic throw out bearing. My T10 has a 3.42 first, not the strongest but should work in a light weight coupe. Any advice? Wow, 3 days and no opinions? WTF
     
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  5. Splitbudaba
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    BA521501-EAED-4B54-A89C-5843F84E0E52.jpeg C7D49D18-2420-4849-9187-5DA3063EE763.jpeg Got creative with the fill port on my QC. Used brass tubing, breather goes on top, but you can remove that and use it as a fill port. Once filled you can remove the side plug, and let it drain to the proper level. Close it up and away you go! Only issue is it takes awhile to fill without another vent. I will install a vent on an axle tube on the bell flange near the top. Two vents shouldn’t hurt?
     
  6. Splitbudaba
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    B125CFD0-B615-44B0-A3FE-989C335D04D4.jpeg Fabricated an e-brake bracket, and wood stand off brackets. The wood will be glassed in and studs installed for the cable clamps.
     
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  7. Splitbudaba
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    A8D794CF-43AD-461E-A1AD-3E88118150C5.jpeg 90661A9F-FFED-4B81-B85E-8827E402C7D9.jpeg 649E0764-2771-4913-8EC6-AB2E13A6812F.jpeg Been awhile, House finished, C of O in hand, insurance updated, outside finished, and got our money back from the POA. Started on the hood, installed welt on firewall, no problem. Switched to radiator cover, not so good. Seems they didn’t run the welt channel far enough. Lucky I have a bead roller just that size. I will take the cover off and make the adjustments.
     
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  8. big duece
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    I like the way the headers fit, were they out of the box fit?
     
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  9. Splitbudaba
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    Yep, I got them from Speedway, nice thick flange too!
     
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  10. Good to see an update on this one.
     
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  11. big duece
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    I skimmed through their site, couldn't fine one that looked exactly like yours. Do the collectors come out parallel to the ground?
     
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  12. Splitbudaba
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    B1DC8BFB-DE76-4B68-A5BD-057A23F64E6B.jpeg D8193B73-027D-4044-81F5-073403775938.jpeg 930C32 or 930C32H are the Speedway part numbers. First number is a raw metal set and the second set is coated. Fit and finish are great. They are 1.5 “ tubes and a 2.5” collector, not the best for performance but ok for a 300 horse street rod. The scale size installed makes them look bigger, in a 57 Chevy they would look small! Oh yeah, you can’t run the old Chevy metal canister filter housing, I tried!! Steering clearance is ample too!
     
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  13. big duece
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    Thanks for the pics! I have Vette 2.5 manifolds mocked up now with side motor mounts. Really tight around the vega box.
     
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  14. Splitbudaba
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    If you need more detailed pics of that area I provide all you need!
     
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  15. Splitbudaba
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    C6F16B16-9008-4759-8FCD-C5FD28EAA8AD.jpeg CBD2B5FD-DE71-4878-AE21-3C0026D028C0.jpeg Got a lot accomplished today, figured out body issues, got radiator cover figured out, cut hammer welt area, when happy needs welding. Mounted radiator 1/2 “ higher, found error body contour in front of door. Now body lines are much better. Redid forward floorboard from one piece to two pieces. Picked up 2” more legroom, that’s a good thing, I am 6’3”.
     
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  16. Splitbudaba
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    04CD7D22-8759-4CE8-970F-E20862B26840.jpeg A11FD64D-44FA-4BBB-A2EC-F7DCBE85AAFE.jpeg CF2381C4-5E8E-45C1-8530-864170F1B9E9.jpeg 66AF0419-BF1D-438F-A097-49AA54293755.jpeg Got a few more brackets from UPAC installed. Really stiffens up the body! Next the throttle and dash with gauges!
     
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