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    Transmission: Hi Jack, I was happy with the 3.73 stock gears.

    Hi Jack, I was happy with the 3.73 stock gears.
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    Transmission: I have built two adapters for the small 2.8 litre...

    I have built two adapters for the small 2.8 litre GM 700 transmission that I put behind my ohv six and now my 59 flathead and the rear end ratio was more critical to performance.
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    Body: Hi Jim-thanks very much for the picture. ...

    Hi Jim-thanks very much for the picture.
    Regards Mark
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    Body: Hi Diesel Jim photographs would be fantastic. I...

    Hi Diesel Jim photographs would be fantastic. I am not sure what you meant by PM your add. Does this mean private message?
    Regards,
    Mark
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    Body: 2 door wagon sill plate install

    Hi and good day. Would someone kindly photograph their 59 wagon showing where the door sill plates attach? Do they attach more to the outside of the sill or the inside?
    The body shop welded over...
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    Engine: Indexing Oil Pump with Distributor

    My 59 flathead had to go to the machine shop after a meltdown ie: engine rebuilt 20 years ago and then the car was put into storage and never started but was turned over regularly. When we started it...
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    Engine: Remote Oil Filter 1959 Flathead

    My engine has the spin on Fram remote oil filter mounted on the driver side and attached with two head bolts. It has a line from the passenger side cam gallery and the return line drains into the oil...
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    Body: Hi the side window glass is not installed with...

    Hi the side window glass is not installed with rope. You are correct the manual is your best friend and my shop is warm. No I can't drive the car to Washington but thanks for that suggestion. I...
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    Body: Original glass but new rubber.

    Original glass but new rubber.
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    Body: 59 Lark Wagon glass

    Does anyone have experience in installing the fixed side glass in the 59 wagon. I have the manual but the glass is so tight I can't get it to slide into place. Of course you can't grind anything off...
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    Engine: Hello Altair I am also from BC. On my engine...

    Hello Altair I am also from BC. On my engine there are no fittings on the oil pump, it is plumbed just as I wrote above. Do I understand your reply that some of your flathead engines are fed to the...
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    Engine: Gary, Skip and others commenting on this...

    Gary, Skip and others commenting on this particular topic. My 59 Lark flathead also has a steel line from an oil gallery on the passenger side to the optional filter mounted on the driver side and...
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    Electrical: No mods are required to operate these LED bulbs....

    No mods are required to operate these LED bulbs. I guess that is a bit of a misnomer since it is not a bulb but a series of L.E.D. (light emitting diode)
    The company (SuperbrightLeds.com) also has...
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    Electrical: Also use the high intensity LED cluster bulbs...

    Also use the high intensity LED cluster bulbs which really smarten up the light output. https://encrypted-tbn3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQJiBnJrM8ZA71VZCe6_X2BYwblrl-XBRods59ALjMzGkgLVRXEQpZ-K_c...
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    Interior: Okay guys thanks for your help. I have taken a...

    Okay guys thanks for your help. I have taken a picture of the correctly installed brackets-thanks to everyone who helped me.
    Regards,
    Mark78401
    PS: In case you are wondering what the handle is I...
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    Interior: Okay guys-I had the brackets reversed so this has...

    Okay guys-I had the brackets reversed so this has been corrected and I am going into the garage to look at the clips and see if I can find the original holes in the seat back. I will keep you posted...
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    Interior: Thanks James and to "S" for the information. So I...

    Thanks James and to "S" for the information. So I could have the seat rests on the fenderwell backwards?
    The brackets that I pictured are attached to the bottom of the seat! Don't they then snag....
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    Interior: 78224782257822678227 Okay fellows I have added...

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    Okay fellows I have added some pictures of what I am trying to explain. The first and third pictures are the brackets. The second picture is what the seat rests on and the...
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    Interior: Lark wagon rear seat

    Should have the 59 wagon on the road by the overdrive this year in the Northwest. About time had the car for 20 years but as you all know I did manage to restore a 49 2r during that period. The back...
  20. Thread: Dash Install

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    Interior: No it doesn't Rich, that shows above the dash not...

    No it doesn't Rich, that shows above the dash not below it I need to see the hanging brake pedal mechanism and the brackets that hold the dash up, because I have the 59 wagon with later hanging brake...
  21. Thread: Dash Install

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    Interior: Okay guys thanks for being so observant. Yes I...

    Okay guys thanks for being so observant. Yes I have hanging pedals, before I bought the car I guess however I have owned the car for 20 years and I may have changed them too. So back to the original...
  22. Thread: Dash Install

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    Interior: Dash Install

    1959 Lark wagon. I have installed the bottom half of the dash and I cannot find in any of my manuals how the brake pedal bracket attaches to the dash. There is a stepped bracket that goes through the...
  23. Thread: Orange Anti-Freeze

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    Cool/Heat: Orange Anti-Freeze

    Tomorrow is the big day-starting my rebuilt flathead six for my 1959 wagon. I would like your advise on utilizing orange anti-freeze which is recommended for GM cars.
    Should I be using good old...
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    Body: 1959 Lark window pieces

    Thanks for the suggestion Doofus-I ordered them from Steven Allen and they are on the way.
    Regards,
    007
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    Body: 1959 Lark Wagon rear side glass channel

    On the 1959 Lark wagon there is a chrome channel that clips to the stationary glass of the rear side window, and it has an attached channel to hold a seal that keeps the weather out.
    If you refer...
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