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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-25-2022, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By 283SD
Could also be oil soaked.

Could also be oil soaked.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By 283SD
I checked on the spare one that I have. It uses...

I checked on the spare one that I have. It uses an O-ring, 30mm id x 3.5 X section. Any parts store should have one, I have a stack of them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-22-2022, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By 283SD
I made a giant caliper to measure the toe in/out,...

I made a giant caliper to measure the toe in/out, it is good to .005"
Forum: performance & modifications 06-16-2022, 01:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,076
Posted By 283SD
V8 it. My V8 wagon makes 350+HP. Been driving it...

V8 it. My V8 wagon makes 350+HP. Been driving it for 34 years now.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-15-2022, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By 283SD
Only the stock ones.

Only the stock ones.
Forum: performance & modifications 06-03-2022, 09:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,715
Posted By 283SD
Wheel fans.

Wheel fans.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 06-01-2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 997
Posted By 283SD
Does not look very good to me.

Does not look very good to me.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-31-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By 283SD
Is the banjo fitting hitting the body of the...

Is the banjo fitting hitting the body of the turbo before it is tight?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-30-2022, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,519
Posted By 283SD
I'm building a lifted 245, got 15" wheels...

I'm building a lifted 245, got 15" wheels [aluminum] from VP auto parts. My wife who suggested the lift, after seeing one that was lifted, was impressed with the wheels that we got from VP.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-29-2022, 12:38 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,985
Posted By 283SD
I've been running Mobil 1 in all our cars, yard...

I've been running Mobil 1 in all our cars, yard equipment, etc. I use the VR-1 for engine break-in.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-28-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 763
Posted By 283SD
The last time I needed some I got them through my...

The last time I needed some I got them through my local NAPA store. I have a friend that has a HUGE warehouse full of NOS parts. I got NOS steering rack boots for my '78 wagon from him early this...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-25-2022, 02:34 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 141,187
Posted By 283SD
Update on our '87 wagon, installed the 3" kit...

Update on our '87 wagon, installed the 3" kit from BDW, very well made. Removed the back seat bottom and back, built a framework up to the back of the front seats to extend the floor with a hinged...
Forum: performance & modifications 05-23-2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 950
Posted By 283SD
For what model car? You will hit the tunnel in a...

For what model car? You will hit the tunnel in a 240 with a one-piece drive shaft.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-21-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
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: 4,994
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: 1,140
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: 718
Posted By 283SD
Steering shaft U joints?

Steering shaft U joints?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-08-2022, 06:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,590
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: 5,590
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: 894
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: 1,080
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: 1,336
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: 2,564
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: 1,195
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: 922
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: 1,023
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: 1,475
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: 922
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: 7,174
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: 1,144
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: 1,248
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: 1,226
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: 1,226
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: 1,098
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: 1,098
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: 1,330
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: 4,282
Posted By 283SD
Over kill

Over the top kill
Forum: performance & modifications 01-04-2022, 07:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,282
Posted By 283SD
Over Kill.

Over Kill.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-02-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,845
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: 2,463
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: 2,090
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: 2,090
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: 2,022
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: 2,022
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: 1,539
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: 2,466
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: 2,271
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: 10,581
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: 10,581
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: 2,271
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...
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