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  1. I've had good luck using liquid dish soap for...

    I've had good luck using liquid dish soap for lubricating rubber parts when assembling.
  2. Thread: johns56

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    Welcome from Iowa.

    Welcome from Iowa.
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    Yup, you're correct about these reprints.

    Yup, you're correct about these reprints.
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    '56 Chevy Sales literature

    I bought a book from this site which is a reprint of a Chevy Sales book. It describes in detail all the info on the '56 models and I think that you will be impressed by its contents. The site has...
  5. Thread: Howdy!

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    Welcome. I'm looking forward to hearing about...

    Welcome. I'm looking forward to hearing about your car.
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    I drove big block Mopar cars for years, and I...

    I drove big block Mopar cars for years, and I found that Autolite plugs worked the best for me. That's the brand I plan to buy for my '56, when I need new ones.
  7. Thread: Dual Quads

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    Dual Quads

    Have any of you guys seen dual quads on a '56 265 engine before. This one was in Des Moine at the Good Guys show last weekend. It looks original, but I didn't see it as an option in my '56 spec...
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    I removed the front motor mount on the...

    I removed the front motor mount on the passenger's side. I loosened the 2 side mount bolts and loosened the exhaust flange bolts. Then I jacked up the transmission and installed a 1/4" shim to...
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    Thank you Rick_L

    Thank you Rick_L
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    OK. Thanks for pointing that out.

    OK. Thanks for pointing that out.
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    OK Rick L. I'll show my ignorance here. I have...

    OK Rick L. I'll show my ignorance here. I have my car sitting on 4 wooden blocks so it is level like when I'm driving it. I put my angle gauge on the drive shaft and the transmission is 2 degrees...
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    I couldn't get a good reading on the carb without...

    I couldn't get a good reading on the carb without removing it, so I put my angle gauge on each of the valve covers. They each are pointing 6 degrees upward at the front.
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    Lowering the front of the engine

    The 350 crate engine in the '56 I bought doesn't sit level. It sits high in the front so that the 17" fan I'm using is very close to touching the bottom of the radiator with a sizable gap at the...
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    Looking for a new radiator

    My '56 has a Griffin radiator that is 4 or 5 years old. I bought the car from an estate sale in another state. The car has 2,500 miles on it, and yesterday the radiator started leaking around the...
  15. Thread: full interior

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    Ciadella Interiors in Arizona.

    Ciadella Interiors in Arizona.
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    Welcome to the site from a Tri Five lover up in...

    Welcome to the site from a Tri Five lover up in Iowa.
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    The 16-241 is the stock calibration metering rod...

    The 16-241 is the stock calibration metering rod used in the Edelbrock #1406 carb. The size is (075X047) The orange spring is the stock one for this carb.
  18. Thread: hello

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    Welcome from Iowa.

    Welcome from Iowa.
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    Welcome from Iowa. You have a great looking ride.

    Welcome from Iowa. You have a great looking ride.
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    Welcome from Davenport Iowa.

    Welcome from Davenport Iowa.
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    Welcome from Davenport Iowa

    Welcome from Davenport Iowa
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    Congrats on accomplishing your goal.

    Congrats on accomplishing your goal.
  23. Thread: Hello

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    Welcome. You have a nice looking PU. Best...

    Welcome. You have a nice looking PU. Best wishes for success with your projects.
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    Another place that I've used is H&H Classic Parts...

    Another place that I've used is H&H Classic Parts for Chevrolets in Bentonville Arkansas. (479) 787-5575
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    I get most of my parts from Sam's Chevy Parts in...

    I get most of my parts from Sam's Chevy Parts in Moline, Il. They specialize in 55-57 parts. (309) 797-5757
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