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  1. For not worth the trouble and lacks boost it sure...

    For not worth the trouble and lacks boost it sure is working great in my BBC ‘57. Brakes are super great. Just because one’s exposure to cheap units sucks does not mean they all do. Understand one...
  2. I would suggest to seek a smaller diameter and...

    I would suggest to seek a smaller diameter and shorter profile power brake booster. Also one that can be mounted flush against the firewall with out a bracket. Yes it will take a lot more work but...
  3. You are on the right track installing additional...

    You are on the right track installing additional grounds. I have at least three between the frame and body with 6 wire. Also I have 1/0 cable between the battery and the engine. Along with the same...
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    I don’t understand, what is in the way? The...

    I don’t understand, what is in the way? The ramps are wide apart and nothing in between them. Anything can be removed/ installed: transmission, clutch, starter, brakes, brake lines, drive shaft,...
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    I use the tray and have it lined with close...

    I use the tray and have it lined with close fitting 2x4’s for a flat surface level with the ramps so a regular small floor jack can lift the car as it sets on the 2x4’s. I also have smaller jack...
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    To make the photo even funnier it needs duct tape...

    To make the photo even funnier it needs duct tape wrapped around the wood 2x6 and the top of the ladder. Oh yeah some empty beer cans all over the floor.
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    But even if the full ceiling heigh is not...

    But even if the full ceiling heigh is not available a 4 post lift could provide “seated position” access to everything. As for foot print, even the smallest of garage should accommodate the 4 post...
  8. Thread: Quick Jack

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    I had drive on ramps and requires guidance to go...

    I had drive on ramps and requires guidance to go up. Not so good neither. Got rid of them.

    I have a 4 post lift, for over 4 years now. Love it. No more lay on the cold floor or bending knees. Do...
  9. Thread: Quick Jack

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    Mickey Mouse contraption and a poor excuse for a...

    Mickey Mouse contraption and a poor excuse for a lift. It’s still no better than jack stands for access as another pointed out. Plus the damn thing is in the way. It’s only a few inches off the floor...
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    If it’s anything like the photo in #2 posting it...

    If it’s anything like the photo in #2 posting it sure looks like a Mickey Mouse contraption. I wouldn’t put any of my cars up on that. I would expect a few cuss words because the lift contraption is...
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    But then the wipers would not work. I took a...

    But then the wipers would not work. I took a different approach, because the distributor cap was so tight (having a BBC) I reversed the motor and all it’s workings and mounted it under the dash. Yes...
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    I’m assuming you want to remove them for cleaning...

    I’m assuming you want to remove them for cleaning and polishing. Also with out access to the back side?

    So any type of clip is NG.

    A friction fit with the pins in the holes will wear at the...
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    That guy is better than good more like fantastic....

    That guy is better than good more like fantastic.

    He must be a tool maker or model maker to perform like that. Nice to see craftsman like that in action.
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    Yes, stainless is the forever material. If only...

    Yes, stainless is the forever material. If only the whole car could be made out of stainless............... wheels, frame, body, bumpers, braces, brackets, and all the trim.

    Rust, scratches and...
  15. It would seem to be a big mess with the master...

    It would seem to be a big mess with the master cylinder under the dash if any brake work/fluid change is the future. Just does not seem to be a logical/practical location. The ford bronco years ago...
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    Reproduction parts are just that, not engineered...

    Reproduction parts are just that, not engineered and tested and debugged as original manufactured equipment was done. But there are some parts out there that are well made fit and function as the...
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    The 55 Chevy in post 303 sure would look a lot...

    The 55 Chevy in post 303 sure would look a lot better with chrome and polished stainless. Might just as well not have trim and bumpers if not. After all it’s intended to accentuate the classic ‘55...
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    If the power steering pump fan belt breaks or...

    If the power steering pump fan belt breaks or comes off do you lose your brakes?
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    This is exactly what I was inquiring about but...

    This is exactly what I was inquiring about but c-nut discounts that. You (55 Rescue Dog) seems to understand my concern. “More directions” as in arc travel not linear straight line. The smaller the...
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    I’m assuming the dog bone are the 4 bar links?...

    I’m assuming the dog bone are the 4 bar links? Would big rod ends and adjustable tube be better suited for dial in the suspension?

    It would seem motion in more directions is necessary with a...
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    It doesn’t look like any 59 vette chassis that I...

    It doesn’t look like any 59 vette chassis that I ever seen. Looks like a lot more frame than the 59 ever had. Looks like some body fitting issues in the rear trunk area. Will the corvette body fit?
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    Lower is ok with a wheel/tire size that fits the...

    Lower is ok with a wheel/tire size that fits the vintage car with a look that donít make it look as if they were shoved in there without the over all vintage design and look of the car violated....
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    Posts #5 and #9 talk about wheels/tires in wheel...

    Posts #5 and #9 talk about wheels/tires in wheel openings.
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    I don’t care for it when the tires and wheels are...

    I don’t care for it when the tires and wheels are not centered in the fender opening. It makes it look like the springs are broke or went south. Not a look that is appealing on the vintage rides, but...
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    You might want to consider power brakes as they...

    You might want to consider power brakes as they greatly aid the drums. I added power to the drum brakes in my disc delete brake 65 corvette.

    I mounted power booster flush on the firewall to keep...
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