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pintosopher

February 16, 2018, 10:08:51 AM
If there's Fruit in your Friday, It must be the Golden Fleeced special ;)
 

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February 15, 2018, 07:19:29 AM
Don't just hold your Horses, Be kind to them and the reins will be loose and the gallop will be swift ;)
 

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February 15, 2018, 01:44:50 AM

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pintosopher

February 14, 2018, 01:53:43 PM
Tick Tock, Your heart is on the clock. Your wages they will dock! ;D Ain't Love grand? ::)
 

pintosopher

February 14, 2018, 05:47:55 AM
Henley Hump Day is here, Get down to the Heart of the Matter. Fix the Ride, and roam free! ;)
 

cutelitlputtputt

February 14, 2018, 02:17:41 AM
     Excellent when U R    feeling blue  :-\
   Albiet a wee bit risque
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pintosopher

February 13, 2018, 05:20:01 AM
With tires like that, it'll climb any ridge, It could be hauling anything, Even the Family Partridge ;D
 

pintosopher

February 13, 2018, 05:15:09 AM
Look carefully as you wait for the Bus, It could be a dent in your wallet ,Gus
 

cutelitlputtputt

February 13, 2018, 02:46:15 AM

Feeling a bit blue :'(
Feeling down and beat :-\

Hear that familiar Honk
Take a look down the street

It is the SPECIAL BUS!!
Where there is
always an available seat
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February 13, 2018, 02:44:00 AM
 

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February 13, 2018, 02:43:31 AM
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cutelitlputtputt

February 13, 2018, 02:42:00 AM
Wheel on the Bus go Round and Round

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Offline qq2ofus

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WHAT AM I MISSING
« on: April 14, 2017, 05:25:31 PM »
I am attempting to install a 302 into a 1977 cruiser, I have had the engine in and out 4 times today it refuses to go back far enough thru the tunnel to even put a bolt into frame mounts and the oil pan sits on the sway which tells me "not enough rear travel" am I supposed to remove the brace bars on the rear of the crossmember, My tranny is a 1977 MII BW 4 Speed, and the engine is rebuilt from a MII 

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Re: WHAT AM I MISSING
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2017, 06:01:02 AM »
I only work on 72s, but reading stuff on this forum over the years, seems to me the sway bar cannot be used with a V8 swap ?
Also, if trying to use the OEM frame mounts, they are in the wrong location.

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Re: WHAT AM I MISSING
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2017, 08:42:59 AM »
As I remember there is some sort of smog fittings on the back side of one or both heads and must be removed. Know I had to on a v-8 rx-7 I built.
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Re: WHAT AM I MISSING
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2017, 10:11:26 AM »
THANKS GUYS, I found it, I dropped the sway bar (pinto), and have to switch left to right mounts for more rear travel to drill frame mount holes, actually a person could do themselves better by having 2 left engine mounts, because it makes things closer to pinto factory the holes would be offset 3/4" instead of 1 5/16.........  I aqppreciate your answers though

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