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Re: New car !
« Reply #360 on: November 15, 2016, 06:51:33 AM »
Just distilled water in it right now.
Since winter temps are finally on the way, I'll fire it up again & drain when cold.
Afraid of the heat going out when I'm away , then.....

More news.... when I sent my engine to CA for that (piss-poor) re-build, I "allowed" the guy to talk me out of my block. He said it was/is a date match to some 70 cars (Mustangs). (1970 May 12)
He replaced it with a newer one. What he didn't tell me was it isn't as nice / pristine.

Yesterday I spotted an add for 3 B2 blocks...... and one is my old one !
Don't know how, but I'm going to try & get it back !

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Re: New car !
« Reply #361 on: November 16, 2016, 01:15:14 PM »
Turned down the block. Too much money.


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Re: New car !
« Reply #362 on: November 17, 2016, 06:41:12 AM »
Hmmm, no workie??..
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Re: New car !
« Reply #363 on: November 17, 2016, 07:11:45 AM »
Don't know what went wrong. Not working for me as well......

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Re: New car !
« Reply #364 on: November 19, 2016, 10:08:56 AM »
Working now....

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Re: New car !
« Reply #365 on: December 30, 2016, 07:45:43 AM »
Xmas break....

Fully installed the Wilwood brake kit. Not sure if I'll leave it on , for a number of reasons. I'll try & post info later on them.

Pulled the back 2 header tubes off of each side. Head scratching about how to re-build them..... or scrap the whole set & have new ones made.

2016 being a bad earning year, other parts have not been ordered. Yet.

Need new valve springs & rockers, then the engine will be done & good to 9k RPM without any issues.
This will also bump the HP (with other changes I've done) to about 550 + HP.


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Re: New car !
« Reply #366 on: February 17, 2017, 09:56:03 AM »
Car is for sale. Will separate the engine if you want just the car / engine.

Body , thinking 8k ?
Engine 15k

PM your number to talk ?

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Re: New car !
« Reply #367 on: March 30, 2017, 08:15:31 AM »
Money must be tight for everyone.....n ot one question.

Going to order up some mandrel bends & fix the rear header tubes & get this thing on the road.

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Re: New car !
« Reply #368 on: April 22, 2017, 06:28:33 AM »
J tubes came in yesterday.
Should be starting changes today..... ?

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Re: New car !
« Reply #369 on: May 08, 2017, 07:04:13 PM »
Got one of 4 tubes done.
Lots of head scratching to do this !

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Re: New car !
« Reply #370 on: May 11, 2017, 06:52:15 AM »
Mods to left side will be done today.
Then remove & weld the seams - just tacked together now (cannot weld in place - no room).

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Re: New car !
« Reply #371 on: May 11, 2017, 04:02:12 PM »
Before - was no room for the upper control arm & strut arm to move upwards.





After _ I have to tighten the strut arm & this will give even more room, for the strut arm to move up. I think it's all good now. Tight space for 2" tubes. They are just tacked together & needs welding up. They are off the car now. Also re-coating.....





Start the right side tomorrow......

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Re: New car !
« Reply #372 on: May 16, 2017, 08:20:26 AM »
#8 pipe on the right done...... one left !

Going well..... except slow. Only working on them a couple hours a day.
Having an acreage means lots of outside work......

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Re: New car !
« Reply #373 on: May 20, 2017, 11:54:28 AM »
Got the right side done but cannot post pictures. P bucket not working the last couple days. Will post if it is ever fixed.....

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Re: New car !
« Reply #374 on: May 22, 2017, 05:46:47 PM »
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Re: New car !
« Reply #375 on: Yesterday at 03:47:28 PM »
I fully welded up all the seams & they are ready for re-coating.
Just have to get back to work for some disposable cash.....