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    I have been researching Hydroboost setups and if...

    I have been researching Hydroboost setups and if you have your pressure lines wrong or pressure where it should not be, your brakes can lock at the corners
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    Rick, CN, JT thanks. Sounds like a useful mod. ...

    Rick, CN, JT thanks. Sounds like a useful mod.

    CN, I will be in touch for the adapter plate, as soon as I figure out my parts list.
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    Hydroboost Question

    So I continue to wire and clean-up the engine bay of the 55 handyman. A lot of this is rework. I spent a lot of time on this while on a round of Chemo, and I just dont think I was designing with...
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    And the answer from Edelbrock tech was...... ...

    And the answer from Edelbrock tech was......

    No issue using the 100 micron with regular pump gas.

    So if you are looking for a smaller 100 micron for pre-pump filter, and you dont want one the...
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    Doug: I used the starter brace on my 66 Nova;...

    Doug:

    I used the starter brace on my 66 Nova; little highwinding 327.

    Didnt use a torque wrench, as Rick said just tighten it snug and if you are concerned its going to back out; a drop of...
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    Rick would you give it a try?

    Rick would you give it a try?
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    So I ended up walking things back a little as I...

    So I ended up walking things back a little as I laid out the fuel system. I am running an old school hotrod, street driven with the vintage vibe and the right mix of old and new. When I looked at...
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    I use a large paperclip unwound to set gear gap. ...

    I use a large paperclip unwound to set gear gap. I think its about 1/16th. I use ARP hardware to attach the starter. I usually bolt it up and check the gap and then start with the shims if needed. ...
  9. Just a quick comment, as I am installing a Kwik...

    Just a quick comment, as I am installing a Kwik Wire harness in my 55 and am doing the engine right now.

    There should be a wire to the hot lug on the alternator and as CN said it needs to come...
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    So CN, this is the ongoing hard start issue. I...

    So CN, this is the ongoing hard start issue. I thought, and perhaps wrongly that fuel was washing back from the carbs. I could see it held before the pump, but the lines after were dry. Fuel is...
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    I use Steele weatherstrip all the time and the...

    I use Steele weatherstrip all the time and the fit is always spot on. I havent used this seal but I would bet you will be fine with it.

    Scorp
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    Thanks Rick- So there was likely suction still...

    Thanks Rick-

    So there was likely suction still holding from the pump, which broke when I cut the line and the fuel pulled back. It was quicker than I expected.

    So do you really think the 35-40...
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    This was Interesting

    So I am working on the 55 handyman.

    I have been putting in a new wire harness but also cleaning stuff up that bugged me and was related to initial start and break in.

    Today I wanted to clean up...
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    Gentlemen, I appreciate the dialogue and...

    Gentlemen,

    I appreciate the dialogue and everyone's help.

    Scorp
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    I am pretty sure its a pressure switch to...

    I am pretty sure its a pressure switch to activate the brake lights. My 57 Tbird had one in line doing the same thing.

    Here is the text from Wilwood:

    Switch Connections: If your vehicle is...
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    Brake Switch Question - 55 Wagon

    So......

    I am wiring the 55 Wagon and I need an opinion.

    The Wilwood prop valve has its own pressure switch for the brake lights. I am thinking about eliminating the pedal switch and just...
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    Yeah, I ordered their kit for power drum brakes. ...

    Yeah, I ordered their kit for power drum brakes. Threw away the Prop valve first. First one leaked as did number two so went with a Wilwood prop valve. Then I threw away the lines as they looked...
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    In the spirit of "Dont let the perfect be the...

    In the spirit of "Dont let the perfect be the enemy of the Good",

    I got it to about 1/8" off

    Here is where it started:
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    Here it is now:
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    So I started working on straightening the frame. ...

    So I started working on straightening the frame. I have it pretty close; it looks like its off about an 1/8" now, looking at the cable retaining plate at the back.

    I drilled out the rivets...
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    Bama, want to sell your spare? I just need a...

    Bama, want to sell your spare? I just need a frame. I checked ebay and whats out there is currently complete assemblies.

    S
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    Thats what I thought. Thats also why it fought...

    Thats what I thought. Thats also why it fought me pulling it out. Because it took some effort to bend it, I was wondering if the factory had some kind of offset built in. It may be possible to...
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    Thats whats messed up. I consider him a good...

    Thats whats messed up. I consider him a good friend and I expect our friendship will change and we wont talk much; with the reason being I didnt offer lifetime free storage of his car.
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    Heter control pics

    Ordered the right levers from Danchuk- Part number 465 and they look like the illustration.

    Here are pics- It looks like there is a twist and it could be factory on purpose but I dont have a...
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    No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

    So lesson learned.

    A good friend bought a 55 Sedan. He doesnt have a garage, just a driveway. The plan was to keep in his driveway for a few months and then store in his daughters garage. So I...
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    1955 Heater Control issue

    OK, so I now realize that every system in my 55 Wagon requires replacement or refurb. Only stuff that works is what I have had my hands on.

    So todays topic is the heater and the heater control....
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