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  1. Yep, as always Rick you are correct, and I...

    Yep, as always Rick you are correct, and I totally appreciate all you do for us!
  2. I added a Wilwood ten PSI valve right at the...

    I added a Wilwood ten PSI valve right at the outlet of the master cylinder for the rear brakes. I did try using my hand operated vacuum pump and it would not overcome the new check valve (which is...
  3. Ten PSI Rear Drum Brake Check Valve Question!

    Is it possible to bleed rear drum brakes using a hand operated vacuum pump, when there is a ten PSI check valve installed to reduce brake pedal travel?

    Thanks!
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    If you are upgrading from a stock (original)...

    If you are upgrading from a stock (original) steering box to any current upgrades, the biggest issue would be having to modify the existing steering column/ shaft, or (easier) upgrade to a new...
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    Yeah, the headers were a big problem. When I...

    Yeah, the headers were a big problem. When I built the car is 2005-2008 I converted from original non-ps to the 605, which at that time seemed like the way to go. No shims were needed at that time....
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    Yep, by far that would be the easiest part. To...

    Yep, by far that would be the easiest part. To update my post on how hard the upgrade was, I am not saying anyone should not do the upgrade, it will be worth it. It was a lot lot work, but in the end...
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    Well, finally got off the couch and swapped out...

    Well, finally got off the couch and swapped out the 605 with the 500. It was one of the most horrible jobs I've ever done. None of the issues were because of the CPP 500 box, it was just a tough...
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    I used this company based in Columbus OH. I did a...

    I used this company based in Columbus OH. I did a front disc brake conversion from another supplier and got the front and rear preformed brake lines from these guys, they were a perfect fit (in...
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    As said before, photo would be a great help.. ...

    As said before, photo would be a great help.. Cracks, many times can be "repaired" with a wicking sealant from Loctite that's called "290." It's a thin liquid that soaks into cracks and since it's...
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    I too believe the conduit would work fine and...

    I too believe the conduit would work fine and would be easy to make.
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    Needle nose pliers work rather well! But the eBay...

    Needle nose pliers work rather well! But the eBay price is not too bad. Piece of black iron pipe and and file...
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    Specialty Fasteners!

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    I know a few of them!

    I know a few of them!
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    LOL... Ben Dover... at first I was thinking who...

    LOL... Ben Dover... at first I was thinking who in the heck is that... one of my many DUH moments!
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    Governments at work, what would we do without...

    Governments at work, what would we do without them, maybe enjoy life a little more!
    One more asbestos thought, during the rebuild of my 56, the whole underside of the car was undercoated. The...
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    Thank you very much!

    Thank you very much!
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    Asbestos!

    I'm fairly sure everyone's heard about asbestos and how bad it is for your health. Back in the mid to late 70's it was outlawed, but due to businesses fighting the ban it was reintroduced in lots of...
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    That's right, good point!

    That's right, good point!
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    Thanks Markm! Are we allowed to say things like...

    Thanks Markm!
    Are we allowed to say things like that here? :p
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    605 Box to CPP 500

    After twelve years of using a 605 steering box, I plan on switching to a CPP 500 box, I have two questions.

    Are the hose ends the same at the box between these two boxes? I understand that the...
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    So true... so true...

    So true... so true...
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    Ok, at least three of us have 56's, so that makes...

    Ok, at least three of us have 56's, so that makes us more knowledgeable than everyone else, so Snicker's, Heath Bars and Meguier's Ultimate Detailing spray are 100% the best!!

    Now for the rest of...
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    I've been using the AAW ignition switch in my 56...

    I've been using the AAW ignition switch in my 56 since it hit the road in 2008, so far zero problems (knock on wood). The "acc" position is a nice feature from time to time, it's just not labled on...
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    To be honest, I don't know if there are any...

    To be honest, I don't know if there are any sellers that support this site that we should buy from, but just search 55 or 56 Chevy ignition switch on eBay and you'll see a lot of seller options.
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