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Happy Thanksgiving, Pinto Peeps!!!  If you are with friends, cherish the moment.  If you are traveling, please do so safely.   :)
 

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Yesterday at 08:29:09 AM
Will It be One Hump or Two? The Bird gets the last Word :o Enjoy the Eve of many Thanks, and loosen the Belt... ;)
 

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November 21, 2017, 09:32:04 AM
Toe Dippin Tuesday, The day needs warm dry feet to get your motivation in Gear. Galoshes could be needed.. :D
 

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November 15, 2017, 09:04:12 AM
Don't know what the problem is; it's working fine for me. ???

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I give up

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anyway.... shop

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Half what I typed gone ?

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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: May 26, 2017, 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.....

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Re: New car !
« Reply #376 on: June 07, 2017, 11:11:17 PM »
Looking good,it's a piece of cake once you get into it hey.

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Re: New car !
« Reply #377 on: August 16, 2017, 05:39:35 AM »
I'd still sell the car or just the engine. Let someone else finish it......going to be posting it up soon, but thought I'd mention it here first. Get in touch if interested.

B2 engine alone 15k

Whole thing 25k
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