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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...
  8. Thread: full interior

    by Histoy56
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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.
  11. Thread: hello

    by Histoy56
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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.
  16. Thread: Hello

    by Histoy56
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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
  19. Our '56 has an aftermarket steering column that...

    Our '56 has an aftermarket steering column that uses a center push button for the horn. Our car has an original looking (smaller diameter) steering wheel that uses the factory type horn assembly, so...
  20. Thread: Hey redmanf1

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    Nice ride! I like all the mods. That's a cool...

    Nice ride! I like all the mods. That's a cool grille. It reminds me of the old Desoto ones used for customizing in the past. Could you post a front view of your ride so we can see it better?
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    '60 - '62 Corvette hubcaps.

    '60 - '62 Corvette hubcaps.
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    I've found what I need.

    I've found what I need.
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    Dash turn signal indicator bulb

    Our '56 has an aftermarket dash cluster with tiny LED bulbs for turn indicators. They are located in the upper corners of the bezel. I have no idea who produced the bezel. I think one bulb may be...
  24. Thread: Hi to all

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    Welcome to the group!

    Welcome to the group!
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    Liquid dish soap works too.

    Liquid dish soap works too.
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