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glen
07-03-2007, 10:11 PM
Oh yes, The Daytona Blues,nah not a new Blues band, but what
I have been going through. Just after getting the Daytona home,
I started to notice some fading brake issues, until last week, they
went South as I stayed North. Still don't know how I made it? to
my mechanic, but I did. Had a number of issues and things for
him to check: smelling gas every once in awhile; was it only water,
with a slight bouquet of old radiator fluid, then a the temp and gas
gauges doing their own things. Well the story grows longer, the
brakes were truly almost without fluid they were seeping at the
connections as I was pumping and 1 line was completely dry, but
to add insult to injury, while on a test drive to determine another
issue, 1 of the lines completely burst. Ok, now the brakes are fixed!
But remember the gas smell? Gas was leaking from the fuel pump,
most likely due to age....got a brand new fuel pump up from “Stude-
bakerParts” in Phoenix. Got it installed ran for 20 minutes and then
out on a test drive....dies....pour gas in the tank some down the
throat still will not start longer other than what is in the carb...
towed back…most tests….small part on the fuel pump is busted,
but Chuck Collins will make good on His pump…bad news is now the
shop is closed for a 1 ½ week for vacation….but some more good
news, is that she will be in next months “Rodder” magazine, that is
done for the Prescott area….just like “Charlene” was…in the right
place at the right time for pictures. I do need a new Temp gauge
and a new gas sending unit as well...

Which brings me to this….I was going to take her over to Payson on
July the 14th to meet the rest of the Grand Canyon Chpt at a meet
that they are having and take a tour of Ken Micheal’s place in Payson.
Will still go, but it will be in our “lightly armored rural command scout
Car, by F*#d…….Oh yeah…: I have the Daytona Blues!!![8D]

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1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ

BobPalma
07-03-2007, 10:54 PM
:) Well, "Cool Beans" on the exposure in Rodder Magazine, Glen. :D A silver lining on a cloudy day, to be sure. [8D] BP

BobPalma
07-03-2007, 10:54 PM
:) Well, "Cool Beans" on the exposure in Rodder Magazine, Glen. :D A silver lining on a cloudy day, to be sure. [8D] BP

Roscomacaw
07-03-2007, 11:03 PM
Glen,

TWO bolts hold that fuel pump on. That and two line connections. With a half inch wrench and a half inch socket on a 3/8th's ratchet, I'd have that pump swapped in 10 minutes or less.:)

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle
http://images.andale.com/f2/115/106/906179/2006/12/7/truckonhill3.jpg

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

Roscomacaw
07-03-2007, 11:03 PM
Glen,

TWO bolts hold that fuel pump on. That and two line connections. With a half inch wrench and a half inch socket on a 3/8th's ratchet, I'd have that pump swapped in 10 minutes or less.:)

Miscreant adrift in
the BerStuda Triangle
http://images.andale.com/f2/115/106/906179/2006/12/7/truckonhill3.jpg

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe

JDP
07-03-2007, 11:10 PM
I always knew one of my old cars would take a dump, but two in one night is just silly.

JDP/Maryland
64 Daytona HT/R2 clone
63 GT R2
63 Lark 2 door
62 Gt Hawk
62 Lark 2 door
60 Lark HT-60Hawk
59 3E truck
58 Starlight
52 & 53 Starliner
51 Commander

JDP
07-03-2007, 11:10 PM
I always knew one of my old cars would take a dump, but two in one night is just silly.

JDP/Maryland
64 Daytona HT/R2 clone
63 GT R2
63 Lark 2 door
62 Gt Hawk
62 Lark 2 door
60 Lark HT-60Hawk
59 3E truck
58 Starlight
52 & 53 Starliner
51 Commander

glen
07-03-2007, 11:12 PM
Getting the pump on and off wasn't the issue as much as
was getting a better newer one from Chuck, up from Phoenix
today, 2 hours away and the shop closing at 3pm for 1.5 weeks..
so we bit the proverbal bullet, after they found the probem
with the broken pump part at 12.30p...just wasn't meant to be

http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g204/glen_05/Daytonalurkinintheshortgrass.jpg
1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ

glen
07-03-2007, 11:12 PM
Getting the pump on and off wasn't the issue as much as
was getting a better newer one from Chuck, up from Phoenix
today, 2 hours away and the shop closing at 3pm for 1.5 weeks..
so we bit the proverbal bullet, after they found the probem
with the broken pump part at 12.30p...just wasn't meant to be

http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g204/glen_05/Daytonalurkinintheshortgrass.jpg
1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ

glen
07-03-2007, 11:25 PM
Must have been the Full Moon that just past....it still had
enough pull to cause all of this chaos!

PS: the "stuff" in the differential looked like original "stuff"
if you want to call it that....pretty bad looking "gunk"

http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g204/glen_05/Daytonalurkinintheshortgrass.jpg
1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ

glen
07-03-2007, 11:25 PM
Must have been the Full Moon that just past....it still had
enough pull to cause all of this chaos!

PS: the "stuff" in the differential looked like original "stuff"
if you want to call it that....pretty bad looking "gunk"

http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g204/glen_05/Daytonalurkinintheshortgrass.jpg
1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ

sbca96
07-04-2007, 02:06 AM
Gooey "gunk" doesnt leak though. Be prepared to replace the seals once
you get that nice clean easy flowing lube in there.;)

Tom


quote:Originally posted by glen
PS: the "stuff" in the differential looked like original "stuff"
if you want to call it that....pretty bad looking "gunk"

'63 Avanti, zinc plated drilled & slotted 03 Mustang Cobra 13" front disc/98 GT rear brakes, 03 Cobra 17" wheels, GM alt, 97 Z28 leather seats, soon: 97 Z28 T-56 6-spd, Ported heads w/SST full flow valves, 'R3' 276 cam, Edelbrock AFB Carb, GM HEI distributor, 8.8mm plug wires

sbca96
07-04-2007, 02:06 AM
Gooey "gunk" doesnt leak though. Be prepared to replace the seals once
you get that nice clean easy flowing lube in there.;)

Tom


quote:Originally posted by glen
PS: the "stuff" in the differential looked like original "stuff"
if you want to call it that....pretty bad looking "gunk"

'63 Avanti, zinc plated drilled & slotted 03 Mustang Cobra 13" front disc/98 GT rear brakes, 03 Cobra 17" wheels, GM alt, 97 Z28 leather seats, soon: 97 Z28 T-56 6-spd, Ported heads w/SST full flow valves, 'R3' 276 cam, Edelbrock AFB Carb, GM HEI distributor, 8.8mm plug wires

lstude
07-04-2007, 05:59 AM
Sorry to hear about your problems Glen, but you still have a nice Daytona when you get all the glitches worked out.

Leonard Shepherd
http://leonardshepherd.com/

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lstude
07-04-2007, 05:59 AM
Sorry to hear about your problems Glen, but you still have a nice Daytona when you get all the glitches worked out.

Leonard Shepherd
http://leonardshepherd.com/

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Green53
07-04-2007, 02:18 PM
Darn. I was looking forward to seeing the car in Payson. You still have over a week to get it running.
Denny L

Green53
07-04-2007, 02:18 PM
Darn. I was looking forward to seeing the car in Payson. You still have over a week to get it running.
Denny L

glen
07-04-2007, 03:11 PM
Sorry Denny, the mechanic has her locked up tight in his
garage, until the 16th, when they return from vacation.
Then Chuck Collins will resend another new fuel pump, up to
Prescott....which will then also give me time in getting the
new fuel sender unit and temp gauge all taken care of.

Maybe in August!!!! :)

http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g204/glen_05/Daytonalurkinintheshortgrass.jpg
1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ

glen
07-04-2007, 03:11 PM
Sorry Denny, the mechanic has her locked up tight in his
garage, until the 16th, when they return from vacation.
Then Chuck Collins will resend another new fuel pump, up to
Prescott....which will then also give me time in getting the
new fuel sender unit and temp gauge all taken care of.

Maybe in August!!!! :)

http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g204/glen_05/Daytonalurkinintheshortgrass.jpg
1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ

52-fan
07-04-2007, 10:39 PM
Interesting to me that your new fuel pump went out so quickly. Just recently the pump that had been on my brother's Studebaker pickup for years went out so he bought and installed a new one. We filled it up on our way to a chapter meeting fifty miles away and when we pulled out on the street the engine died. The new pump had quit! He now has another pump installed and it seems to be okay, but these things make you nervous when going out of town.

1952 Champion Starlight since October,1971. 1962 Daytona
since May, 2007.Searcy,Arkansas

52-fan
07-04-2007, 10:39 PM
Interesting to me that your new fuel pump went out so quickly. Just recently the pump that had been on my brother's Studebaker pickup for years went out so he bought and installed a new one. We filled it up on our way to a chapter meeting fifty miles away and when we pulled out on the street the engine died. The new pump had quit! He now has another pump installed and it seems to be okay, but these things make you nervous when going out of town.

1952 Champion Starlight since October,1971. 1962 Daytona
since May, 2007.Searcy,Arkansas

glen
07-04-2007, 11:47 PM
The new pump was only on long enough to take it on a test
drive, after idling for 15 or 20 minutes....where it came
to a dead stop....with my mechanic thinking it was out
of gas. It wasn't as we know there is a bad sending unit,
poured some gas in the tank and in the carb...but didn't want
to restart....after towing it back to the shop and taking
it apart again, the mecanhic found the less than perfect part
on the pump. Fortunately the vendor will supply a new one
at their expense on the frieght bill. The last one I got from
him, for a '53 champion worked perfectly from day 1.


http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g204/glen_05/Daytonalurkinintheshortgrass.jpg
1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ

glen
07-04-2007, 11:47 PM
The new pump was only on long enough to take it on a test
drive, after idling for 15 or 20 minutes....where it came
to a dead stop....with my mechanic thinking it was out
of gas. It wasn't as we know there is a bad sending unit,
poured some gas in the tank and in the carb...but didn't want
to restart....after towing it back to the shop and taking
it apart again, the mecanhic found the less than perfect part
on the pump. Fortunately the vendor will supply a new one
at their expense on the frieght bill. The last one I got from
him, for a '53 champion worked perfectly from day 1.


http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g204/glen_05/Daytonalurkinintheshortgrass.jpg
1964 Daytona
glen Brose
Tumbleweed Flats, AZ

JDP
07-04-2007, 11:52 PM
I've been replacing new pumps way to often lately myself.

JDP/Maryland
64 Daytona HT/R2 clone
63 GT R2
63 Lark 2 door
62 Gt Hawk
62 Lark 2 door
60 Lark HT-60Hawk
59 3E truck
58 Starlight
52 & 53 Starliner
51 Commander

JDP
07-04-2007, 11:52 PM
I've been replacing new pumps way to often lately myself.

JDP/Maryland
64 Daytona HT/R2 clone
63 GT R2
63 Lark 2 door
62 Gt Hawk
62 Lark 2 door
60 Lark HT-60Hawk
59 3E truck
58 Starlight
52 & 53 Starliner
51 Commander