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I'm not usually a fan of cutting up the dash for...

I'm not usually a fan of cutting up the dash for gauge installs but this actually looks pretty good. Nice work on the install.
05-29-2019, 12:50 AM
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ya quit looking in the auto pages and start...

ya quit looking in the auto pages and start thinking industrial what do you heavy equipment or transit companies do, they certainly do not run to napa to get brakes ,they have them relined.
We...
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Posted By matthewq4b

Bosch gauges are good quality and reasonably...

Bosch gauges are good quality and reasonably priced.
05-28-2019, 04:30 PM
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Posted By matthewq4b

Any local brake and clutch shop should be able to...

Any local brake and clutch shop should be able to reline it.
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Posted By matthewq4b

For the clerances, you need you should be using...

For the clerances, you need you should be using green plastigauge not red.
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Posted By matthewq4b

Unless you are going to do a piston an head swap...

Unless you are going to do a piston an head swap there won't be many gains to be had.
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Posted By matthewq4b

Electrical needs to be done a methodical method...

Electrical needs to be done a methodical method properly diagnose issues.

Steps


Make sure you have voltage at the battery. Test between positive and negative terminals.
Pull on the...
05-16-2019, 04:22 PM
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Posted By matthewq4b

The do not cad plate anything any more outside of...

The do not cad plate anything any more outside of aerospace. The gold coloured stuff is done with Zinc dichromate.
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Posted By matthewq4b

In this instance, you would be better off going...

In this instance, you would be better off going to a 351W. The $7500 budget will allow you to swap the engine and install a built AOD. You will easily be able to replicate or exceed the current HP...
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Posted By matthewq4b

Depends on the carb. Hence needing to know if it...

Depends on the carb. Hence needing to know if it is an H.O or not.
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Posted By matthewq4b

The sector shaft has flat on the splines that...

The sector shaft has flat on the splines that line up with the split in the rag joint.so the joint can be tightened See below.

Ford steering wheels have a double spline on the shaft and in...
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Posted By matthewq4b

Appears to be a 73-79 dent bench seat.

Appears to be a 73-79 dent bench seat.
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Posted By matthewq4b

This is not uncommon to have the steering wheel...

This is not uncommon to have the steering wheel cocked off centre with a steering box change. But 90 sort of says that something is not right. I would suspect the rag joint.
All the splined...
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In the days of Gross HP ratings, the engines were...

In the days of Gross HP ratings, the engines were tested with no accessories exhausts or air cleaners.
Net readings had the air cleaners, exhaust and accessories installed, this impacted HP...
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Ding Ding Ding we have a winner. Engines...

Ding Ding Ding we have a winner.

Engines did run hotter as they upped the cooling system pressures and they moved to the 192F stats. Back in the '50s, they were using 160 stats for the most...
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