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    Engine: "I normally run a PC type seal on the intake and...

    "I normally run a PC type seal on the intake and an umbrella or no seal on the exhaust."

    X2. Think about it. There is no vacuum on the exhaust guide when the valve is open. Just the opposite...
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    Paint: Reduce? or Avoid? Depends on whether you are...

    Reduce? or Avoid?

    Depends on whether you are wanting to reduce the orange peel on a car that is ALREADY painted, or getting ready to paint a car and you want to lay it on smoothly to avoid...
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    Electrical: There are two different 3 wire alternators. If...

    There are two different 3 wire alternators. If the two prong plug goes straight in the BACK of the alternator, it needs an external regulator. Most likely, it plugs in from the side (right at the...
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    Drive Shaft: "If I may say, it IS best if you do your own...

    "If I may say, it IS best if you do your own measuring."

    True times 4.
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    Clutch/Torque Converter: I don't know that buying a Zip van is a...

    I don't know that buying a Zip van is a "mistake". Maybe I am one of the very few, but I find them REALLY cool, and have come close to pulling the trigger more than once.

    Seems like a very...
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    Wheels: I like a spare as well. I can normally change...

    I like a spare as well. I can normally change it before AAA can get someone there. Was always a little nervoues driving my wife's MRoadster (she has owned two of them), which has no spare. And,...
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    Engine: While I am quite familiar with 60's Chevy...

    While I am quite familiar with 60's Chevy bracketry, I don't have a clue about how the Chevy engines in Studebakers are set up.

    Pics lf what you have would help.

    On the Chevys of that ERA, the...
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    Brakes: That is one of the new Chinese knock offs. I...

    That is one of the new Chinese knock offs. I think he was looking for a USA made vintage tool.

    The one on ebay went for $46.65. Good price. Looks like it is missing the striking wrench. ...
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    Brakes: Not a good idea to post this info on a public...

    Not a good idea to post this info on a public forum. I found the auction on ebay and was tempted to put is a snipe bid for just a bit more than you were willing to pay. The snipe bids don't enter...
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    Ignition: I bought one from A team performance (for a...

    I bought one from A team performance (for a Chevy) and decided to check it out in my Sun Distributor machine before stabbing it in the car. Glad I checked it out first. Here is the review I posted...
  11. Thread: sick Hawk

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    Engine: Have you identified which cylinder is missing at...

    Have you identified which cylinder is missing at idle? That is what I would do before heading down any rabbit holes.
  12. Hideous from every angle.

    Hideous from every angle.
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    X3 on primer. Anytime I see a car for sale in...

    X3 on primer. Anytime I see a car for sale in primer, I assume the worst. Would rather see a "what you see is what you get" car any day.

    Did you get the "seems to lean out under boost" issue...
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    Fuel System: Good choice Bob. Wish I had the AEM. I have...

    Good choice Bob.

    Wish I had the AEM. I have an Innovate. Although it uses the Bosch 4.9 sensor, it still needs to be calibrated from time to time.

    Still, way better then nothing.

    If I have...
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    Fuel System: I understand you didn't do anything different,...

    I understand you didn't do anything different, but SOMETHING has changed, albeit unintentionally.

    Do you have a Mighty Mite vac pump? Reason I ask, is that it is one of the few that you can...
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    Fuel System: I drive a turbo car. It was bone stock when I...

    I drive a turbo car. It was bone stock when I put the first few miles on it. I have since modified it several ways. I have permanently installed a Wide Band O2 sensor, a fuel pressure gauge and a...
  17. Brakes: A hydroboost system would be very expensive to...

    A hydroboost system would be very expensive to retrofit to your car. I am not even sure how you would do it on a frame mounted MC. I am sure it has been done, but at what cost?
    The hydrovac would...
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    Fuel System: Excellent find Gord. First one I have seen that...

    Excellent find Gord. First one I have seen that can be used for a carb under boost. Not saying they didn't exist, but I am so used to working with turbo builds that are injected, I had no idea...
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    Clutch/Torque Converter: 1. Is the flywheel “stepped”? If so, it is...

    1. Is the flywheel “stepped”? If so, it is critical to have the correct pressure plate.
    2. “The Clutch housing, Release Lever and all is GM Type.
    The Clutch Housing mates the B/W to the GM...
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    Paint: I don't mean to be harsh... but... How much...

    I don't mean to be harsh... but...

    How much did you spend last time you ate out? I bet it was more than $12, especially if it was for you and your partner or a friend. You already know the best...
  21. Thread: Spray can primers

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    Body: I don't believe any primer has UV protection. ...

    I don't believe any primer has UV protection. That means it will degrade quickly if not top coated.
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    Fuel System: Edelbrock makes two electric fuel pumps for carb...

    Edelbrock makes two electric fuel pumps for carb engines.
    17301 is 4-7 psi.

    17303 is 2-3.5 psi.
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    Brakes: City brake and clutch in OKC (South Exchange) can...

    City brake and clutch in OKC (South Exchange) can reline them. I think they are the last outfit in OKC area that does it. Turn around is about 3 days. You will have to take them in. Works for me,...
  24. Engine: Another sucky auto correct: A man received the...

    Another sucky auto correct:

    A man received the following text from his neighbour:
    I am so sorry Bob. I've been riddled with guilt and I have to confess.
    I have been tapping your wife all the...
  25. Thread: Missing York

    by Lynn
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    Boy, am I out of the loop. I thought this was...

    Boy, am I out of the loop. I thought this was going to be a thread about a missing a/c compressor.
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