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by RICKYMOPAR
Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Head Gasket ?
Replies: 17
Views: 136

Re: Head Gasket ?

Being it is one bank and you have a dual plane manifold...I suspect your intake is loose/leaking at the head on that bank. Even if from the crankcase side,
by RICKYMOPAR
Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Rebuilds
Topic: Faulkner gets a Redo
Replies: 855
Views: 53604

Re: Faulkner gets a Redo

The windshield washer pump with the switch to activate wipers... I honestly have never seen any like it.
by RICKYMOPAR
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: '59 Auction
Topic: John Quinn's Belvedere convertible up for sale on eBay
Replies: 4
Views: 230

Re: John Quinn's Belvedere convertible up for sale on eBay

Went to breakfast with John Q. He said the new owner and friend were driving the Frau down to Houston today. Staying on continent anyway
An adventure they will enjoy, the weather was cool and threatening to rain.
by RICKYMOPAR
Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: '59 Auction
Topic: John Quinn's Belvedere convertible up for sale on eBay
Replies: 4
Views: 230

Re: John Quinn's Belvedere convertible up for sale on eBay

Frau Blucar Van nuys.jpg Wow! I can't believe John is selling 'Frau Blucar' , I went with John Q. to the Spring Fling in Van Nuys, California, and cruised with John to Malibu twice, enjoyed every minute, this vehicle performed flawlessly, being the passenger I was able to relax and enjoy all scener...
by RICKYMOPAR
Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: How To
Topic: REPLACING PLASTIC VISOR RETAINERS.
Replies: 5
Views: 156

Re: REPLACING PLASTIC VISOR RETAINERS.

Good information! Also enjoyed trying to figure what I was looking at in your photos.
by RICKYMOPAR
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Torqueflite bellhousing
Replies: 4
Views: 209

Re: Torqueflite bellhousing

If it doesn't pan out....I may have one, What engine do you have?
by RICKYMOPAR
Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: Starter Ring Gear Replacement...INFO
Replies: 1
Views: 130

Re: Starter Ring Gear Replacement...INFO

Carefully drive the ring gear off, heat it with a small torch, until really warm and flip it over and reinstall on the fly wheel or torque convertor, as it cools it shrinks back to size. Yes it's that easy
by RICKYMOPAR
Sun Dec 09, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Much Ado About Nothing
Topic: Martha!
Replies: 47
Views: 1410

Re: Martha!

Our family used one of these utilitarian vehicle to tour the western United States summer of 59 towing a 16 foot long Aljo travel trailer. several thousand problem free miles. I remember Yellowstone park and Crater lake as my favorite places to visit.
by RICKYMOPAR
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: A question about Poly 318s
Replies: 5
Views: 232

Re: A question about Poly 318s

Yes 9.25 CR but .75 less than the optional 350CID B engine.
by RICKYMOPAR
Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Tech Support
Topic: A question about Poly 318s
Replies: 5
Views: 232

Re: A question about Poly 318s

FLP is the prefix for the 1958 Fury A engine. Special Fury 318 engine included re-curved dual point distributor, mechanical camshaft and dual four-barrel WCFB carburetors.
by RICKYMOPAR
Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Rebuilds
Topic: Faulkner gets a Redo
Replies: 855
Views: 53604

Re: Faulkner gets a Redo

Just an old mechanic trick... I found that sealing the pipe thread into the pot-metal fuel filter top, I paint the brass threaded part with old fashion nail polish and assemble immediately do not over tighten, some strange reason this has worked for me every time. even with todays corn-gas.
by RICKYMOPAR
Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Rebuilds
Topic: Faulkner gets a Redo
Replies: 855
Views: 53604

Re: Faulkner gets a Redo

Dan,
I am thirsty.. I better bring extra. We have good beer, because we have great water. just not too much of it.
Post script... We also higher muzzle velocities being we have less atmosphere to interfere.
by RICKYMOPAR
Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Rebuilds
Topic: Faulkner gets a Redo
Replies: 855
Views: 53604

Re: Faulkner gets a Redo

Dan,
Just in case she gets back up... I can bring the .460 Weatherby Magnum . I have only fired her once, kills in one direction and wounds in the other.
by RICKYMOPAR
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Rebuilds
Topic: Faulkner gets a Redo
Replies: 855
Views: 53604

Re: Faulkner gets a Redo

Do it...but just ground the coil wire, do not leave it out.
valve cover bolts are torqued to 50 inch pounds.
by RICKYMOPAR
Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Rebuilds
Topic: Faulkner gets a Redo
Replies: 855
Views: 53604

Re: Faulkner gets a Redo

Okay, The bracket you thought was for heater hose is, and also uses a sheet metal strap to secure the hose to it. And for the sending unit...I like using ,375" key-stock and finish using the dull end of a .250" punch utilizing all the tightening tabs if I can't find my sending unit tool...Usually ou...

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