Member Page: Ed M
Member ID: DadsturnStatus: Platinum Member
Cicero, NY, USA
Member Since: 2016-04-17
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Posted on: Sunday January 28, 2018
This weekend was productive. The goal for this weekend was to attempt to get the Herald test fired. I replaced the timing chain and my good friend Ralph from this forum resurrected the aborted carburetor months ago. The engine has been painted and reassembled but I was not at a point to try starting it until recently. I wanted to see if it ran ok before I started on the bodywork and mounting it to the chassis just in case the engine had to come out again for some reason. Saturday I ...
Posted on: Sunday January 21, 2018
Its been June or July of last year since I worked on the Herald. One high school graduation, one college graduation, two graduation parties, sending one off to college and work out of control has left little time for the fun stuff. With all that behind me its time to get back at it. My goal come hell or high water is to get this on the road for foreign car show on Fathers Day. Yesterday I was able to complete the brake lines. All were run except the line running from the front distributio...
Posted on: Monday March 13, 2017
Didn't have as much time as I would have liked this weekend. I managed to get the front suspension, brake calipers and steering rack installed. Still have to attach the tie rod ends to the steering arms and tighten all the bolts as I understand that it is best to do that when it is completed and sitting on the ground. Took the stub axles out of the case and split it exposing the ring and pinion assembly. Thankfully no chips or anything laying in the bottom of the case. It looks really g...
Posted on: Sunday March 5, 2017
Got some time this weekend to continue on the Herald. Made a list of the hardware needed for the front suspension reassembly and picked it up on Friday. Due to availability, it is a combination of grade 5 and grade 8. Nothing like new hardware for a practical and aesthetic reasons. Finished primer and paint on the larger leafs of the rear spring. I bought new spitfire nylon/plastic things that go between the leafs but they are a lot smaller than what was removed upon disassembly of th...
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