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    Brake cleaner and lacquer thinner dissolve paint....

    Brake cleaner and lacquer thinner dissolve paint. When you wipe down a painted surface with them you smear dissolved paint around.

    Wax and grease remover (one brand name is Prepsol) doesn't...
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    Wax and grease remover should be what you wipe...

    Wax and grease remover should be what you wipe down with.
  3. The valve screws into the back of the pump and is...

    The valve screws into the back of the pump and is the port where you connect the high pressure line.

    Blocking that port does you no good, as moving the steering wheel to full travel one...
  4. The problem is likely in your pump. Perhaps the...

    The problem is likely in your pump. Perhaps the pressure relief valve is hanging open or leaking.
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    All OEM Chevy oil filter adapters have a bypass...

    All OEM Chevy oil filter adapters have a bypass valve built in.

    You have two choices. Get an original adapter that uses the cartridge filter and can. Or get an aftermarket adapter for a spin on...
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    Only a convertible has a body mount on that frame...

    Only a convertible has a body mount on that frame bracket.
  7. Thread: Low gloss paint

    by Rick_L
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    Satin or flat clear will present the same...

    Satin or flat clear will present the same problems.
  8. It's not.

    It's not.
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    Spindles from the cars you mention won't fit a...

    Spindles from the cars you mention won't fit a trifive.
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    I've had better luck with Autolite plugs in...

    I've had better luck with Autolite plugs in recent years than any other brand. Coincidence? Maybe, but it works for me. AC plugs had a bad reputation back to the early 70s. For me, the bad reps...
  11. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Dale Jr. was a better driver than that.

    Dale Jr. was a better driver than that.
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    Both upper and lower ball joint pins point down...

    Both upper and lower ball joint pins point down on a 55-57.
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    ???? What makes you think that?

    ???? What makes you think that?
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    Some get by without one, but usually you want a...

    Some get by without one, but usually you want a disc/drum combination valve that is a clone of the 71-72 Chevelle one. That's what most of the places that sell brake conversion parts sell anyway, so...
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    The engine crankshaft/transmission output shaft...

    The engine crankshaft/transmission output shaft should be 4° down in back relative to a level main frame rail. The fan should be parallel to the radiator support when this is the case.
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    Question for you. Is the front of the engine...

    Question for you.

    Is the front of the engine too high? or is the transmission too low? Check that out. Much easier to raise the transmission if need be.
  17. Thread: Twisted?

    by Rick_L
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    You should either have pushrod guide plates or...

    You should either have pushrod guide plates or guided rocker arms. That determines the centering of the rocker arm on the valve.
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    You may need to straighten the area where the...

    You may need to straighten the area where the bushings pass through. A vice and big crescent wrench are good tools for that.
  19. Thread: Pinion Nut

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    The pinion nut's tightness or lack of it doesn't...

    The pinion nut's tightness or lack of it doesn't affect the gear mesh, especially the lash. Its only effect is on pinion bearing preload.
  20. Thread: Pinion Nut

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    What markm said. The only other thing you...

    What markm said.

    The only other thing you could do is get a new crush sleeve and set it up per the shop manual.
  21. The cowl on all 57s is the same including Nomads....

    The cowl on all 57s is the same including Nomads. And it's different from 55-56.
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    So you remove the CC with a razor blade. Then...

    So you remove the CC with a razor blade. Then you still have to deal with the base coast, then repaint using base and clear.
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    Edelbrock has a tuning guide for their carbs...

    Edelbrock has a tuning guide for their carbs showing the relationship and dimensions of the metering rods and jets. It is available online.
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    Unfortunately, if your clear coat is falling off,...

    Unfortunately, if your clear coat is falling off, it's time to start over with a complete repaint.
  25. Yes they did.

    Yes they did.
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