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- Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:25 pm
- Forum: Rebuilds
- Topic: Colorado Belvedere Convertible progressing
- Replies: 338
- Views: 54601
The vacuum advance is connected to the rear carb. John Quinn's is not connected yet... It does help with fuel economy, drivability.
At least you are paying attention to things. I know of a guy that lost a sister in law to a toilet collapse. A funny story... I wish I could tell it like he did. Something like 'She rode the toilet like it was a hobby horse' , and the flooring and plumbing gave away. He doesn't tell this story the s...
- Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:58 pm
- Forum: Tech Support
- Topic: Setting valve lash clearance.
- Replies: 0
- Views: 678
Setting mechanical valve lash on our old engines. I found an old Direct Connection Purple Shaft Mechanical instruction for setting lash insuring the cam is in the best position for setting the valve lash clearance.
- Wed Jul 19, 2017 10:41 am
- Forum: Tech Support
- Topic: no pressure on power brakes
- Replies: 2
- Views: 805
Eddie, I noticed years ago our replacement front brake cylinders came with newer cups and pistons not like the original fluted O ring around the piston. These do work but have a tendency to trap more air than the old system. I found that if I back off the brake adjustments completely, this leaves n...
Leonard, I found backing the brake adjustment off fully helps, leaving no room to trap air in the cylinders, the front cylinders are angled and tend to trap air. This trick helps a lot. Also slow pedal actuation avoids making foam or trapping air. Readjust your brakes after you are done bleeding th...
I attended a seminar featuring speaker Ross Roy, he was a great speaker. He spoke of the original and or first Chrysler and associated presented to the real automotive world. Hydraulic brakes that were actually engineered for safety, curved glass to escape during a collision limiting injury to occup...
Dick, It is when the top of the windshield bows out like the bubble. Old Chrysler term, more streamlined. Convertibles used these style into the 1960's... 1964 was the last if I remember correctly.
- Tue Apr 04, 2017 12:38 pm
- Forum: Much Ado About Nothing
- Topic: Oh, the weather outside is frightful...
- Replies: 20
- Views: 4091
Storm is over. Melting at a fast rate. The solar energy is burning through. Okay I guess it was a good idea to check the AC on the W350. Just put the skis in the back in garage.