Member Page: Brian T
Member ID: Teterman2005Status: Free Member
San antonio, TX, USA
Member Since: 2016-10-19
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Posted on: Sunday October 22, 2017
Fouled a plug, replaced plugs and suddenly car is running like it has a new ignition system! No more stumbles at any rev, pulls strong, starts easily, nice! Really running well, not seeing the need for carb/ignition work at all.... Needs: -engine mounts, eventually -alternator, electric fan, upgraded headlights/relays -LED taillights -third brake light (license plate style?) -REFURBISH PLATES!!! -change oil / trans / diff fluids -treat/shine paint -carpet kit in original gray loo...
Posted on: Sunday March 26, 2017
Topped up oil to fill line today (26 Mar), need to track consumption. Topped up dash pots for carbs w/5-20 SAE Car starts easily w/choke and no gas pedal (per shop manual don't use gas pedal! Didn't know that....) Probably needs new engine/trans mounts, engine bounces around a decent bit when starting, but settles quickly into a nice idle when warmed up Car loves to rev, but seems to have picked up the slightest stumble under load at 2-3k revs which isn't there at idle or when revvin...
Posted on: Saturday March 18, 2017
- hand riveter kit from harbor freight to put Commission tag back on car - paints for license plate resto - alternator, BPNW has dynator for $200 - dummy control box from English site (use original cover to keep right look) - halogens & headlight really kit from moss - new push button solenoid from BPNW - heat shield for dynator? Rimmer bros - new headlight switch? See if old knob can be used - high torque starter? $200 - 4a bottle kit for radiator - new horns - LED taillight kit?...
Posted on: Thursday March 16, 2017
Got the steering rack back in car, awesome! Replaced boots, re-oiled and installed with solid aluminum mounts. Somehow got the alignment right out of the gate, steering wheel is even straight, no issues. Will need column bushings at some point, but not now..... Cleaned front suspension quite a bit, but still needs more scrubbing to see all the components. NEEDS headlight upgrade, alternator, relays, LED taillights.
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