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02-18-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By cal401

The turkey baster is ideal for this since you...

The turkey baster is ideal for this since you don't have to fiddle around trying to connect a hose to some other reservoir; 5/16" gas line slips right over the tip. I use and in-line gas filter, so...
02-17-2008, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By cal401

Steel357, You might try gravity feed to see...

Steel357,

You might try gravity feed to see if the engine will start. I used a turkey baster and some gas line. Hold the turkey baster (or whatever) a couple of feet up in the air. If it starts...
02-08-2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By cal401

Both of my trucks have the stock 1960 block. Is...

Both of my trucks have the stock 1960 block. Is it just the shaft of the distributor that is different? Would it be possible, in theory at least, to modify the shaft of the distributor to work in a...
02-07-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By cal401

Thanks Lou! I found this one at Pertronix:...

Thanks Lou!

I found this one at Pertronix: Pertronix #91266 (http://www.shopatron.com/product/part_number=91266/591.0)
They indicate it works on pre-1965 Ford 6-cyl engines with 12V electrical...
02-07-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By cal401

Does anyone make an electronic igniton module...

Does anyone make an electronic igniton module that will work with the stock 223 distributor or, better yet, a more modern electronic ignition distributor?

Cal
09-08-2007, 04:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,544
Posted By cal401

Hi Mike, Here are a couple more thoughts: ...

Hi Mike,

Here are a couple more thoughts:

The depressions left from the original stamping may be so shallow that you just can't see them with the naked eye. One way to reveal them is to...
09-05-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,544
Posted By cal401

Keep us posted. Cal

Keep us posted.

Cal
09-04-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,544
Posted By cal401

Mike, The x-ray machines they use for weld...

Mike,

The x-ray machines they use for weld inspection are portable. I have no idea what it costs to have a tech come out and take an x-ray.

Cal
09-02-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,544
Posted By cal401

Mike, I know it's possible to bring back...

Mike,

I know it's possible to bring back serial numbers that have been deliberately filed off of things with the right lighting and other techniques. You might talk to one of the crime scene guys...
09-01-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By cal401

scottjo, Looks like you are already on to...

scottjo,

Looks like you are already on to this, but the easiest way to get the CG location is to get the weights on the axles with the vehicle resting normally, then incline it as much as possible...
08-20-2007, 01:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,544
Posted By cal401

Mike, I *think* the VIN is the same as 1960...

Mike,

I *think* the VIN is the same as 1960 model year. Here's a reference:

http://mercurypickup.com/1960vin.htm

If so, you should have a total of 12 characters. The last 5 are the serial...
08-19-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By cal401

The company I used to work for bought most of...

The company I used to work for bought most of their fasteners from Fastenal. They built large (2 meter) telescopes. No problems with quality or service. I don't think you can buy oneseys and...
08-19-2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By cal401

I checked my 1960 shop manual. I says that a...

I checked my 1960 shop manual. I says that a resistance wire was used in 60. The stock resistance wire was apparently pink in color. It also says you should see a 6.6 volt drop from the ignition...
08-19-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,544
Posted By cal401

I had a computer melt-down myself and have been...

I had a computer melt-down myself and have been off line.

The frame VIN numbers I have seen are about 6" long and 1/4" tall. There's an asterisk of either end of the number on my '60 pickup.
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07-09-2007, 04:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 825
Posted By cal401

Not very well in my opinion, you be the judge: ...

Not very well in my opinion, you be the judge:

http://s163.photobucket.com/albums/t310/cal10ee/misc/FTE/IMG_0699.jpg

The interesting thing is that the fender lines up with the grill pretty...
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