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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 625
Posted By 283SD
I'm in the Mid Hudson Valley NY. I have done many...

I'm in the Mid Hudson Valley NY. I have done many R&P gear changes. What gears and what rear are you going to change to.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,896
Posted By 283SD
Did that on the V8 Wagon years ago. Used-4 teflon...

Did that on the V8 Wagon years ago. Used-4 teflon hose for the pressure side, -6 hose for the return side, also added an oil cooler on the return side.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-14-2022, 08:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By 283SD
I,m up to 13 deer so far, most were in Dutchess...

I,m up to 13 deer so far, most were in Dutchess County NY, 2 were with my MGB, 1 was with my MGB/GT, 2 of my Dodge's, 66 Chevy Bel Air twice, got one with my trailer,etc, almost hit one in the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-12-2022, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 676
Posted By 283SD
Steering shaft U joints?

Steering shaft U joints?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2022, 06:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,336
Posted By 283SD
If you spot/plug weld you will still have a gap...

If you spot/plug weld you will still have a gap that moisture/water can get into and blow out in as little as 6 months.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-07-2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,336
Posted By 283SD
When you use a flange tool to step the panel you...

When you use a flange tool to step the panel you end up welding an edge to a flat panel. They expand and contract at different rates, you get more warpage and it is harder to straighten after. When...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2022, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By 283SD
Heater motor, wind shield wiper motor, turn...

Heater motor, wind shield wiper motor, turn signal flasher, all bulbs, etc will be needed to converted to 12Volts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,004
Posted By 283SD
A lot of Britt cars use a door gasket like the...

A lot of Britt cars use a door gasket like the one two posts above. MGB's Austin Healey TR-6. I would check out one's for an MGB. Moss Motors is a source.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2022, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,223
Posted By 283SD
Get an old school bottle opener the one with the...

Get an old school bottle opener the one with the tab, use a piece of strip steel or a paint stick on the face of the trim to keep from denting the face of the trim, work little by little.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-19-2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,287
Posted By 283SD
I take it the car is standard trans? If you flat...

I take it the car is standard trans? If you flat tow it.Automatic's don't like to be flat towed for very long.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-13-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,105
Posted By 283SD
Bad contacts at the switches, try moving them,...

Bad contacts at the switches, try moving them, wiggle them, I've had it happen. You can take them out and clean the contacts.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By 283SD
Spray the out side with soapy water, use...

Spray the out side with soapy water, use compressed air on the inside and see where you get bubbles.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2022, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 968
Posted By 283SD
So,?. How many pounds of sound material are you...

So,?. How many pounds of sound material are you going to add,and make your car weigh more, and not add the HP to get it back to stock weight H/P ?. I'm all for taking weight out, f=== the sound ,I...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2022, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,351
Posted By 283SD
Been there done that. When some one over torques...

Been there done that. When some one over torques the gland nut ,it will NOT come out. Yes you can remove the starter bolts and take it out as one piece.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-30-2022, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By 283SD
In order to get the scratches out you have to...

In order to get the scratches out you have to take enough glass off to get to the bottom of the scratch. It can be done, but it might distort the glass surface.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-28-2022, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,070
Posted By 283SD
I have the 1" rear bar on the V8 wagon, IPD made...

I have the 1" rear bar on the V8 wagon, IPD made it special with two humps for my dual exhaust, this was back in '89. It was most notable in the handling of the car. When I put Koni sport adjust...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2022, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,068
Posted By 283SD
Years ago I did a crude hose clamp with washers...

Years ago I did a crude hose clamp with washers as weights balance. It was on a '69 Dodge Polara, when we had the car on the lift you could see that it wasn't straight, played around a little and it...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-18-2022, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By 283SD
Valve/guide are badly worn?

Valve/guide are badly worn?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2022, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By 283SD
Seal remove

I have used screw drivers, and pry bars many times, the seal in the picture is rubber O/D they pop right out. I do have a seal puller works most of the time. The ones that are a problem are the steel...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-10-2022, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,141
Posted By 283SD
If you don't have a seal puller, some times a...

If you don't have a seal puller, some times a small pry bar or a stout screw driver will pry it out. You are lucky it's not a tail shaft seal on a Muncie.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2022, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By 283SD
If the jets are centered proper the piston should...

If the jets are centered proper the piston should drop with a clunk, when you lift them and release. I have encountered off center jets and miss aligned throttle plates.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-07-2022, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,045
Posted By 283SD
I back off the idle screw, with the shaft and...

I back off the idle screw, with the shaft and plate in with screws loose, hold plate closed, tighten screws. I then check the plate to the bore by holding it up to bright light to see any gaps around...
Forum: performance & modifications 01-07-2022, 12:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,311
Posted By 283SD
I have a SBC in my wagon, I made a fitting to...

I have a SBC in my wagon, I made a fitting to adapt the Volvo temp sender to the SBC. It was a pipe plug that I drilled and tapped to the Volvo sender thread.
Forum: performance & modifications 01-05-2022, 01:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,069
Posted By 283SD
Over kill

Over the top kill
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,069
Posted By 283SD
Over Kill.

Over Kill.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,654
Posted By 283SD
Card board, cut to fit, that's all I've ever...

Card board, cut to fit, that's all I've ever used. I hauled 5 engine blocks to the machine shop once, no damage to the carpet.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-29-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,247
Posted By 283SD
Altered VIN plates will get your car taken away...

Altered VIN plates will get your car taken away from you in most states...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-27-2021, 01:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,037
Posted By 283SD
I went under the axle with my pipes. Had IPD make...

I went under the axle with my pipes. Had IPD make me a custom rear bar[1989] for the dual pipes, they make them all that way now, you can thank me now for the design.BTW with the Powerglide, when I...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-26-2021, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,037
Posted By 283SD
I have dual 2@1/4 pipes on my V8 Wagon. Mufflers...

I have dual 2@1/4 pipes on my V8 Wagon. Mufflers are at the very back, just behind the bumper. They fit well, the pipe around the starter is tight, otherwise they fit with good room all around. 2.5"...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2021, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,946
Posted By 283SD
The 350 added about 70-90lbs. After I first built...

The 350 added about 70-90lbs. After I first built it I put S/S headers on, aluminum water pump, aluminum intake. Maybe lost 20lbs. The weight was never as issue. As far as the Dana 30, never an...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-24-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,946
Posted By 283SD
I put a Chevy 350 in my wagon back in Dec '88, I...

I put a Chevy 350 in my wagon back in Dec '88, I used a powerglide trans, had one at the time. The powerglide fit with no tunnel mods, as for other trans you might need to mod the tunnel.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-18-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,450
Posted By 283SD
I have the HD relay harness in the V8 wagon, got...

I have the HD relay harness in the V8 wagon, got it from IPD years ago.I would recommend using a system like that.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,341
Posted By 283SD
I have Koni sport adjustable on all four corners....

I have Koni sport adjustable on all four corners. Had one fail they gave me a new one.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-06-2021, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,147
Posted By 283SD
Farrell Stainless Steel Pistons. The # I have for...

Farrell Stainless Steel Pistons. The # I have for them is 1 631 454 1977, haven't used them in a while.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,165
Posted By 283SD
P/S been driving my V8 2 door wagon now for 33...

P/S been driving my V8 2 door wagon now for 33 years. I am going to build a lifted '87 wagon / camper soon, hope to take it out west for camping in the south west.
Forum: projects & restorations 12-04-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 10,165
Posted By 283SD
I like the bus in the background, what is it,...

I like the bus in the background, what is it, year, make model?. I had an I H Model B 170, Thomas bodied school bus,32' long. Restored into a fully self contained camper back in '86/'87. My parent's...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2021, 02:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,147
Posted By 283SD
Using compressed air is dangerous, if they are...

Using compressed air is dangerous, if they are that stuck, I had a friend that almost lost a finger when the piston popped using compressed air. I use a grease gun with a hard line to the caliper to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,528
Posted By 283SD
I have another rack will change it as soon as I...

I have another rack will change it as soon as I fix my '90/245. Years ago I adjusted it worked fine until the other day, I think something failed in the rack Judging from the fact that when you start...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-02-2021, 02:21 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 127,176
Posted By 283SD
I plan on lifting my '87 245 DL, make it into a...

I plan on lifting my '87 245 DL, make it into a camper, take it to Big Bend NP. Go on the Old Ore Road to the Ernst Tinaja,, hot springs, Old Maverick Road, etc. My wife and I have been there 7 times...
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2021, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,625
Posted By 283SD
+ castor, the wheels will self straighten , but...

+ castor, the wheels will self straighten , but more force to turn, better road feel,-castor they trail behind the center line, once you turn they will keep turning. + castor, the outer wheel rises,...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-30-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,816
Posted By 283SD
Sold my wife's 90/245,650K miles, trans worked...

Sold my wife's 90/245,650K miles, trans worked perfect.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-28-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,528
Posted By 283SD
Steering Rack Fail

Took the V8 car out Wednesday all it wanted to do was turn left. T/day,etc will look at it on Monday, I do have a spare rack.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-24-2021, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By 283SD
I got a O/D tester from a trans shop years ago...

I got a O/D tester from a trans shop years ago that closed, never used it. I ended up selling it to a guy that rebuilt trans and O/D units. I have rebuilt many O/D units, but they were out of the car.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-23-2021, 08:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,636
Posted By 283SD
BTW Paul Newman's car # was his age, changed...

BTW Paul Newman's car # was his age, changed every year. I saw him at LRP IN '74,I have some great photos of him over the years. Last time I saw him was at Road Atlanta his # was 80
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-21-2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,643
Posted By 283SD
I have two 12" pusher fans on my V8 wagon. Took...

I have two 12" pusher fans on my V8 wagon. Took off the shrouds and made custom mounts, never had a problem with over heating since I built the car 33 years ago.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,179
Posted By 283SD
I saw one put in a 1800 years ago at the VSA meet...

I saw one put in a 1800 years ago at the VSA meet in Saratoga, nice job!
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,872
Posted By 283SD
Burns Stainless, Ca, used them many times.

Burns Stainless, Ca, used them many times.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,872
Posted By 283SD
What alloy s/s are we talking about? {cheap-409...

What alloy s/s are we talking about? {cheap-409 or expensive 304-316 or321?]. I made my exhaust for the V8 Wagon in'91 out of 304 s/s, other than a little dirt it still looks good,340K miles later.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,030
Posted By 283SD
Up date. See post above,. the block huger headers...

Up date. See post above,. the block huger headers that I used on my car... the outer pipes are inboard of the center pipes, they get closer to the block, no issues with the left side, but the right...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-08-2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,565
Posted By 283SD
You could use a fuel pressure gauge [0-15lbs]...

You could use a fuel pressure gauge [0-15lbs] tied into any where in the system.
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