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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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« 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

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

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« 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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« 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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« 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 »
Started an account with IMGUR.... test.

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« 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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Re: New car !
« Reply #378 on: December 19, 2017, 06:11:48 AM »
Been a while since I posted on this.
Had a few asking about the car......

Going to put the OEM disk brakes back on - do not want to buy new wheels.
Needs front alignment, then fenders etc installed.

Engine needs new , stronger , valve springs. Going to order them when I can.

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« Reply #379 on: December 19, 2017, 07:24:52 AM »
It will also need anti flip over backwards devices  ;D

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« Reply #380 on: December 19, 2017, 09:28:42 AM »
It will also need anti flip over backwards devices  ;D
LOL , Perhaps a 300 lb bronze grill  ;D
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« Reply #381 on: December 19, 2017, 01:00:03 PM »
Fliping over backwards should not be a problem with 1/2 of the engine ahead of the front axle. That is unless your driving it backwards to take advantage of the better aeronautics going backwards.
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« Reply #382 on: March 22, 2018, 07:55:25 AM »
About a week ago I sent the modified Headers in for re-coating (ceramic).

I the next few days I'll order the new valve springs & rockers.......

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« Reply #383 on: March 23, 2018, 06:16:37 AM »
Call last night.... Headers are done.
They will be picked up today from Edmonton & I'll pick them up this aft in town.

This is the set I re-built the back two tubes on each side.
Three of the front tubes had to be "adjusted" with a hammer.
Only other option was to build a complete new set from scratch.....wh ich I nearly did. I have a different design in my head I was going to use. Even bought a new set of flanges to start with.....

Now to order the mufflers & mandrel bends to finish the exhaust. It will be reduced to three inch & kept that size to the ends.

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« Reply #384 on: April 05, 2018, 01:43:29 PM »
Ready to install, after a few other mods.
Sorry for the dented pipes. Original header builder didn't make them right & the only other option was to make a complete new set.
Have to pick up a set of stainless bolts for the slip joints.






I have a list of parts to buy to finish the exhaust to dump in front of the rear tires.....

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« Reply #385 on: April 24, 2018, 07:15:19 AM »
Headers re-installed.
Picked up a pair of Flo Pro Max mufflers # 11239
https://www.flopro.com/max.html

3" in/out, off set. Will be 3" to the ends.

Picked up some 3 1/2" pipe to make the reducers.

Couple days to finish & send for ceramic coating.

Gunna be loud  ;D

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« Reply #386 on: April 29, 2018, 05:31:30 AM »
Headers have been bolted back on & exhaust made, which have been sent for coating. Should be back on Wed.

Picked up a barrel of VP C-111 fuel & will drain old fuel & fill with new fuel today.

Cleaning / painting the OEM rotors & calipers & re-installing.
Wilwood set up isn't what I want (will be selling this set).

Tuesday booked the car into a glass shop to install a new windshield.

Wed aft booked a front alignment.

Then re-install fenders etc & book a safety inspection.... ...

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« Reply #387 on: May 04, 2018, 06:33:22 AM »
Mufflers still not done. They keep messing up the coating.

Alignment done......got to run the car in town with open headers  ;D

Windshield was pushed back to today.

Work starts again so car has to wait. Again  :(

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« Reply #388 on: May 24, 2018, 08:07:50 PM »
I'm behind on up-dates.....for now the exhaust is done.







Car is dirty all over. Didn't get a chance to wash yet......

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« Reply #389 on: May 25, 2018, 05:48:13 PM »
I'm behind on up-dates.....for now the exhaust is done.







Car is dirty all over. Didn't get a chance to wash yet......
 OMG!  Now I do know what  tubing wood truly is! ;D



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