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    Both AC-3109 and AC-3275 clearly show sister...

    Both AC-3109 and AC-3275 clearly show sister hooks and give instructions on locking them so they don't come open.
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    Speedo/Tach/Gauges: The way I see the wiring instructions, those two...

    The way I see the wiring instructions, those two wires should be at the tach end of the cable, not at the engine. You may want to reverse the cable. I have a Stewart-Warner instruction page that says...
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    Electrical: Put your curser on the bulletin and click to make...

    Put your curser on the bulletin and click to make it enlarge. About three clicks and it will be readable and you can copy.
  4. Fuel System: Studebaker gas gauges don't respond instantly....

    Studebaker gas gauges don't respond instantly. Give it a full minute to see if there is any needle movement.
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    Speedo/Tach/Gauges: https://www.studebakerparts.com/studebakerparts/st...

    https://www.studebakerparts.com/studebakerparts/store/s/agora.cgi?page=1956tachwire.html
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    There are two different styles of reinforcing...

    There are two different styles of reinforcing washer. One type is round, the other is rectangle. They are both crowned and they install from under the car with the contour matching the floor. See...
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    Electrical: Here is a test for the three-wire motors. It...

    Here is a test for the three-wire motors. It doesn't mention the yellow wire. That is the park wire and should have power all the time.
    Switch terminals to wires are: A-green. F-black. P-yellow.
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    Clutch/Torque Converter: I believe a recount will show 151 teeth on the...

    I believe a recount will show 151 teeth on the second converter. It is for a 12v six cylinder car. The FS model converter is for 1961-64 models and was painted purple and white originally.
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    Fuel System: Part numbers on 1961 jets are: Primary 120-159....

    Part numbers on 1961 jets are: Primary 120-159. Secondary 120-196. Then use this chart to find size in thousandths.
    https://www.carburetor-parts.com/Carter-Jet-Conversion-Chart_ep_753.html

    With...
  10. I think about 1957 was the last year for left...

    I think about 1957 was the last year for left hand thread lug nuts. Could be an older drum on the car. Look for a stamped 'L' in the end of the stud.
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    Tom, I think you can still get a free...

    Tom,
    I think you can still get a free Photobucket account. They are asking you to sign in to the 'new' Photobucket. I just did that a couple days ago and now all my pics are back!
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    Fuel System: If the '49 didn't have overdrive, there would be...

    If the '49 didn't have overdrive, there would be no bracket mounted on the firewall. The holes you see might be where the bracket was mounted, or they could be where the clips holding the firewall...
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    Fuel System: So is this a truck?

    So is this a truck?
  14. Engine: The way I'm interpreting that list in the TW...

    The way I'm interpreting that list in the TW article is that a head that still has cast number 1544289 was cast in 1957 (late) or '58 for the 1958 model year. If you can find the date code it should...
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    After enlarging the second pic it appears to say ...

    After enlarging the second pic it appears to say 60V W1. Photos need to be closer and sharper. Maybe get one of the serial number tag too.
  16. Engine: [QUOTE FWIW, today we disassembled a 185" with a...

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    FWIW, today we disassembled a 185" with a 536180 head casting number which is not supported in the data sheet.
    jack vines[/QUOTE]

    Not sure what you mean Jack. I see it in the data sheet.
  17. Engine: Thanks for giving me the incentive I needed to...

    Thanks for giving me the incentive I needed to clean off the work bench Jack! I will try to measure a head this week sometime. Can't find the little piece of Plexiglas I had. It was just right for V8...
  18. Engine: Here's what the late, great, Earle Haley said in...

    Here's what the late, great, Earle Haley said in 1985 about a cross-reference of casting numbers to part numbers:
    "I asked the same question around Studebaker back in 1953 when I was handling...
  19. Engine: February 2017 Turning Wheels.

    February 2017 Turning Wheels.
  20. Clutch/Torque Converter: Sometimes you can find good photos in other parts...

    Sometimes you can find good photos in other parts of the shop manuals. A look in Clutch section and Lubrication section will show photos of the springs all in the upper hole. It does look like the...
  21. Engine: An older Sealed Power Engine Parts catalog shows...

    An older Sealed Power Engine Parts catalog shows compression height for 1939-'58 Champion at 1 19/32" (1.5938). For 1959-'64 it shows 1 25/32" (1.7812). Here are two photos supplied by our forum...
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    Brakes: Test for power out of the switch with voltmeter...

    Test for power out of the switch with voltmeter or test light when brake pedal is pushed. If you have power then, suspect the turn signal switch.
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    I'd love to see a pic or two.

    I'd love to see a pic or two.
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    Fuel System: An arrow on the choke cover should be aligned...

    An arrow on the choke cover should be aligned with the boss at the top (red arrow). The arrow must be covered under the lock tab at top left.

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  25. How certain are you about that letter 'B'? A 1941...

    How certain are you about that letter 'B'? A 1941 Champion serial number would Have a 'G' prefix. The numbers do fit within 1941 Los Angeles production. Beginning serial number G811201. Look for the...
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