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    It is an unmachined block. I may have to look...

    It is an unmachined block. I may have to look into just changing the dang tank. I like what Bama is saying about quieter / cooler running. If anyone is interested in an OE style stainless tank, I may...
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    Fellers, one thing that I forgot to mention is...

    Fellers, one thing that I forgot to mention is that it has to be an electric pump. The "penetration" or opening for a mechanical pump is blanked off - so electric is my only option. Thanks guys for...
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    Fuel Pump Question

    All,

    I have been figuring out things on my own (thanks for the wealth of info on here!), but now I am a little stumped. I am trying to figure out what fuel pump to go with (thinking Aeromotive)...
  4. All, I appreciate the fact that this site exists...

    All, I appreciate the fact that this site exists and am thankful that all of you are so willing to share your knowledge. I am also thankful that you fellers are willing to let a body figure things...
  5. Thanks Mark. I was reading some stuff earlier...

    Thanks Mark. I was reading some stuff earlier about having to change the pedal out as well. If anyone knows of a kit (I can't fabricate anything) that would work, the info is appreciated.
  6. 55 Bel Air "factory power brakes" to disc conversion

    Hi all,

    I am in the process of getting the engine bay ready for clean up and was looking at where the master cylinder was mounted (that is not an easy removal). I grabbed my new master from CPP...
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    It's out fellers! Pretty uneventful thanks to you...

    It's out fellers! Pretty uneventful thanks to you guys. And you are right Bama, that transmission is heavy as hades! The lift I bought came with one of those load leveler things and it helped a bunch...
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    Thanks Mark and Bama! I am starting "the pull"...

    Thanks Mark and Bama! I am starting "the pull" lol. Man I wish I knew what I was doing. I'm learning though and can't say thank you enough.
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    Pulling the 2 speed power glide

    Hi all, I was wondering if any of you can give me a few pointers on the best way to pull the engine and trans together. It's a 265 v8 and pwr glide. The engine looks pretty straight forward, I just...
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    Thanks teahead. Will do. I have a big ole melon...

    Thanks teahead. Will do. I have a big ole melon on top of my shoulders and it has a natural lean to it... The pics just looked kinda crooked to me hehe. I'll do better in the future. I should be...
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    So, I decided to tackle removing the original...

    So, I decided to tackle removing the original power steering and column today... I thought I had forgotten all of my cuss words... NOPE, I membered em just fine. Removing the column and gearbox was,...
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    Thanks for the pic Troy, their stuff looks...

    Thanks for the pic Troy, their stuff looks amazing. I am now waiting on a quote... hehe
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    Good luck with it brother - hope the "plan" comes...

    Good luck with it brother - hope the "plan" comes together lol.
  14. Thread: Howdy!

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    Howdy right back at you LP and thank you for your...

    Howdy right back at you LP and thank you for your service. Army vet myself 88-91 right there at Ft. Carson.
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    12697Yes Sir they sure do, I'll post a pic...

    12697Yes Sir they sure do, I'll post a pic tomorrow. I know I need to cut my grass lol. Oh, the generator doesn't go... keeping that. I separated it (whoops moment on my part) from the pwr steering...
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    The exhaust was made at a muffler shop, if...

    The exhaust was made at a muffler shop, if anything, I may cut the collectors off just in case. I listed them in the classifieds to see if anyone needed them, just come and pick them up. Everything...
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    Whole lot of work left to do. I am going to keep...

    Whole lot of work left to do. I am going to keep the 265 and 2 speed trans... I think that would be WAY to hard to replace. Thanks brother!
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    Hey folks, I know it's been a while since I...

    Hey folks, I know it's been a while since I posted anything about my car. Well, here goes lol. The engine developed a knock when warm in the bottom end - really pronounced at idle so I stopped...
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    Complete OEMish style exhaust

    Hey fellers and ladies, IF anyone is interested in a complete dual exhaust less manifolds for a 55 2dr HT, I just pulled mine out from under the car and I don't need it. It's free - just come and...
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    Wow. Thank you guys. My dad is going to mess...

    Wow. Thank you guys. My dad is going to mess himself lol. Really Bama, thank you for all of the info. I didn't know any of that - I know he doesn't either. That is so cool. Hope he doesn't want it...
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    Chikn's new ride.

    Ok guys, don't beat up on my pop's old car lol. He's had it since 04 and he's 78 years young. I'm 50 and don't really know what direction I'm going to go with it.
    Thanks for all the future input.
  22. Thanks for the info. I'll be on the hunt for the...

    Thanks for the info. I'll be on the hunt for the other stuff. Thanks again Bama!
  23. New here and need a little help... Anyone know what these numbers mean?

    Hi all. Any help on what these numbers mean would be greatly appreciated. My dad just gifted me with this car and I am trying to find out what engine is in it. He was told that it is a 265... It is...
  24. Thread: Howdy

    by Chiknskyn
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    Howdy

    Howdy folks! I just became the proud owner of my dad's 55 bel air. He just gifted it to me yesterday. I'll post pics as soon as I upload them.
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