Member ID: sighborgMember Status: Silver Member
Las Vegas, USA
Member Since: 2012-03-16
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Last Login: 2013-12-12 10:18:59
Forum Activity: 2013-12-12 17:07:49
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2 Vehicles -- Total mileage: 215,088 mi (346,151 km) -- Average age: 1987
There are 40 total entries in this Journal.
Posted on: Friday August 9, 2013
I tried to mount the new dizzy I have had siting in the garage for ABOUT 3 MONTHS! First time I have tried putting one in so it was a learning experience. I ended up finding out m battery was toast in the process as the new dizzy would not seat and wore the battery completely down. At least the battery should not give out soon now. I put the old dizzy back on and re-timed the engine. I got yellow touch-up paint and marked the timing gashes on the pulley so it was easier to see. That he...
Posted on: Friday June 28, 2013
When I hit 40-50 mph I get a shimmy in the front end sometimes. I thought my bearing repack may have been a bit loose so I removed the wheels and re-checked the gap on the nut and it seems good but when I shook the hub I noticed a little play on one side. Looks like a front-end rebuild kit for the suspension is in order so that will go on my to-do list. I still need to rebuild my hood frame and mount the new hood as well. Everything in time.
Posted on: Wednesday May 1, 2013
Changed my gasket and cleaned the sludge from the sump and discovered 2 out of 16 bolts stripped. Also found my brakes to start grinding in front...I thought they were in better shape than that...oh well time to replace rotors and pads.
Posted on: Saturday March 30, 2013
I put everything back together and found that I could not get a good amount of pressure when bleeding the clutch. I did multiple bleed operations till I thought it was good, then still had to pump the clutch to get it to engage. In then saw my bellhousing was continuing it's drip, drip, drip of clutch fluid. Looks like my slave was not salvageable so I have ordered a new slave and am awaiting it's arrival before I drive Wiggles. I do not want to mess the new clutch up with fluid so I will be...
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