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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 03:33 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Got a little work to do on the trunk/fender gap...

Got a little work to do on the trunk/fender gap on that side, or is that just the way the picture makes it look?
Forum: performance & modifications 12-15-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 776
Posted By M.H. Yount
Cut the tube ends off the Volvo housing and weld...

Cut the tube ends off the Volvo housing and weld them to the Ford tubes --- keep all of your existing Volvo brake/ebrake set up. There's a Timken bearing that will work with a Moser axle and the...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-12-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Have you tried a bit of left foot braking...

Have you tried a bit of left foot braking mid-corner to see if you can apply a bit of braking resistance to tire that wants to spin?
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 119,957
Posted By M.H. Yount
Hey, give us old guys a break.

Hey, give us old guys a break.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By M.H. Yount
It's in year, oh about 40, for anything with an...

It's in year, oh about 40, for anything with an easily sealable reservoir cap --- it only works every time. Have also put a bit of plastic over the reservoir and then attached cap to seal it off. ...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-05-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By M.H. Yount
Simply top up the reservoir on the master...

Simply top up the reservoir on the master cylinder, and put a piece of tape over the vent hole in the cap. Nary a drop will leave the open line on the other end.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 559
Views: 153,728
Posted By M.H. Yount
I adjusted this on mine -- was as simple as...

I adjusted this on mine -- was as simple as adding a small resistor to the wire coming from the sender. Ya'll probably already know that, but just in case. Wish I could remember what resistance I...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-01-2018, 09:58 PM
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Views: 119,957
Posted By M.H. Yount
Well, that's why they bolted them in rather than...

Well, that's why they bolted them in rather than welding....
Forum: performance & modifications 11-29-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By M.H. Yount
Clutch slip in the traditional sense usually...

Clutch slip in the traditional sense usually shows up in high load/high gear situations. Uphill in a higher gear - ease onto the gas pedal and see if it slips or not. If not, then the pressure...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-29-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,659
Posted By M.H. Yount
Hmm.....for some reason your image links won't...

Hmm.....for some reason your image links won't produce a picture on my screen. I cut/pasted them into the browser, but that doesn't work either.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 86,031
Posted By M.H. Yount
Or even spraying it. (Chuckle)

Or even spraying it. (Chuckle)
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2018, 08:42 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
10 days -- he may have died again....

10 days -- he may have died again....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-27-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 86,031
Posted By M.H. Yount
I don't think the copper will see temps or...

I don't think the copper will see temps or pressures where work hardening is an issue. Cu/Ni (cunifer) is also an option - and polishes up just about as nicely as copper, although not as 'pretty' a...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,369
Posted By M.H. Yount
I fabbed my own cables/etc on the battery...

I fabbed my own cables/etc on the battery relocate. Howe Racing in MI did the rad for me - custom.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By M.H. Yount
That torque spec sounds like it might be for the...

That torque spec sounds like it might be for the gland nut.....maybe....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-25-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,369
Posted By M.H. Yount
FWIW - I have a smaller/more compact windshield...

FWIW - I have a smaller/more compact windshield washer unit from Jegs and the stock coolant reservoir all mounted on the driver's side -- room there because the battery was relocated to the passenger...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-25-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 433
Posted By M.H. Yount
Having done more than a few of those over the...

Having done more than a few of those over the years (Monroe, Kontrolle/Tokico, Bilstein, Koni, etc.), just get them as snug as you can without your Allen letting go. I never had a fancy torque...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,303
Posted By M.H. Yount
I wouldn’t assume everything (brackets,...

I wouldn’t assume everything (brackets, centerline, etc) is in the right place. Hanging it is the only way to be certain.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,303
Posted By M.H. Yount
I’d guess whoever set it up offset the center of...

I’d guess whoever set it up offset the center of the housing to allow for the pinion center being offset the other way. I’d bolt the section back in and hang the rearend in the car to see what you...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,303
Posted By M.H. Yount
I think the ad was stacking up the 944 (2.5L...

I think the ad was stacking up the 944 (2.5L naturally aspirated) to the brick wagon. The 951's were 14 second cars (maybe high 13's on a cold day!) but the naturally aspirated cars in 2.5L form...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 69,155
Posted By M.H. Yount
Yup - I just figured removing the ITB's didn't...

Yup - I just figured removing the ITB's didn't look too difficult if it came to that. I did a plug change on my Cayman S. Rear tires off; fenderwell panels out of the way. Heat shields...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 69,155
Posted By M.H. Yount
And with today’s systems it’ll likely never need...

And with today’s systems it’ll likely never need a plug change anyway.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-24-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,303
Posted By M.H. Yount
From back in the day - seemed weirdly relevant. ...

From back in the day - seemed weirdly relevant. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=O4GN9_0w6eM
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,303
Posted By M.H. Yount
FWIW - I've owned a few Porsches (air and liquid...

FWIW - I've owned a few Porsches (air and liquid cooled) --- I wouldn't consider their mid-80's efi set up as state of the art.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 69,155
Posted By M.H. Yount
Listen to the exhaust link -- no one will 'sleep'...

Listen to the exhaust link -- no one will 'sleep' through this one. ;)

But, yeah, gotta have a hood.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-23-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 301
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Why would you ever cover this with a hood?

Why would you ever cover this with a hood?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 619
Views: 119,957
Posted By M.H. Yount
It's clear that a reduction of shoulder mobility...

It's clear that a reduction of shoulder mobility has had no adverse effect on your razor sharp wit. And that's a good thing.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2018, 07:21 PM
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Shoulder update Tom?

Shoulder update Tom?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2018, 07:15 PM
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Views: 69,155
Posted By M.H. Yount
From earlier in the thread..... ...

From earlier in the thread.....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5ZIomet8Yk
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,975
Posted By M.H. Yount
It's handy for finding spots that aren't...

It's handy for finding spots that aren't straight. ;) Problem is it can't distinguish between a low spot that's actually low, and a low spot that's where it should be between 2 spots that are too...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-21-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,975
Posted By M.H. Yount
Absolutely. Takes craft/skill and patience which...

Absolutely. Takes craft/skill and patience which is generally in short supply in most body shops these days. And because it takes a ton of time, often why a new/straight replacement panel is welded...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-19-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,975
Posted By M.H. Yount
Don't think a straight edge will help much --...

Don't think a straight edge will help much -- pretty sure that panel has a slight curve from top to bottom and front front to back. Perhaps some kind of profile gauge. They look 'square' - but...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-18-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 108
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Posted By M.H. Yount
Did you measure rotor flange to flange?

Did you measure rotor flange to flange?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-18-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 764
Posted By M.H. Yount
Back in '01 or so, the CAM rack in my '82 failed....

Back in '01 or so, the CAM rack in my '82 failed. No leaking -- would turn right, but you almost couldn't get it to turn left.

The last two reman racks I tried to use in mine - one from Advance...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-17-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,303
Posted By M.H. Yount
"....return line?" Return from where? All the...

"....return line?" Return from where? All the systems use back pressure regulators -- some have the regulator on/near the rail -- which means the 'return line' has to go from there all the way...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-15-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By M.H. Yount
Once I had them at the length I wanted, I...

Once I had them at the length I wanted, I installed them and then backed the nut off enought to put some locktite red thread locker on before I tightened the nut back down. Hasn't moved.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By M.H. Yount
Clean/lube - it only works every time.

Clean/lube - it only works every time.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-14-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By M.H. Yount
In my experience, in addition to the mechanism in...

In my experience, in addition to the mechanism in the jam, you may also have to pull the door panel off and lube all the bits of linkage between the handle and the latch. And while you're in there,...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,369
Posted By M.H. Yount
Another way to brace it and add some rigidity...

Another way to brace it and add some rigidity would be to place a piece of tubing sized with an ID just big enough to accept the 'long' bolt placed between the bolt holes.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,975
Posted By M.H. Yount
That works too....provided the car is also...

That works too....provided the car is also anchored to the floor.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,975
Posted By M.H. Yount
Oh, it's attached to the car --- else it can't...

Oh, it's attached to the car --- else it can't "pull" the back part back into place. Click on link up above - from post #78.

http://www.blackhawkbmt.com/Products/Mobile-Straightening-System/Dozer
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,975
Posted By M.H. Yount
That dog is a good supervisor.

That dog is a good supervisor.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-10-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 10,975
Posted By M.H. Yount
....and hair dryer works well to heat things up...

....and hair dryer works well to heat things up without worrying about paint-blistering-plastic-melting heat that heat guns are capable of.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,369
Posted By M.H. Yount
LOL - can’t even tell what I’m looking at in the...

LOL - can’t even tell what I’m looking at in the pic above - from front of car looking at firewall? Is this block cast iron or aluminum?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-07-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,369
Posted By M.H. Yount
There's nothing magical about where the heater...

There's nothing magical about where the heater hoses penetrate the firewall -- if they're in the way, move them. Easy to block off the existing holes. I did this with the swap in mine -- all 4...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-06-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,369
Posted By M.H. Yount
Did you offset the engine towards the passenger...

Did you offset the engine towards the passenger side for your mockup?
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 86,031
Posted By M.H. Yount
If the pallet scale will allow --- and the...

If the pallet scale will allow --- and the engine/tranny combo is still there --- try a version where you stand on the scale with the engine and get a weight; and then weigh just yourself. Do the...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-05-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 86,031
Posted By M.H. Yount
On one hand, I'm thinking smooth engagement. ...

On one hand, I'm thinking smooth engagement. Wondering, though, what might happen if some sort of weird resonance happened during engagement....
Forum: projects & restorations 11-04-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 86,031
Posted By M.H. Yount
As usual, really nice work -- spend a little time...

As usual, really nice work -- spend a little time up front to have it all bolt together with little drama later. If the Bimmer block is cast iron, that'll give you a bit of relief for the weight of...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-03-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 86,031
Posted By M.H. Yount
On weight redistribution - Bimmer block cast iron...

On weight redistribution - Bimmer block cast iron or aluminum?

Saw this one today at our local C&C --

http://i.imgur.com/Kxt7IQe.jpg (https://imgur.com/Kxt7IQe)
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