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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...
  4. Thread: Hi to all

    by Histoy56
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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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    My engine is running great and my brakes work...

    My engine is running great and my brakes work well now, so does anyone have an idea about how to correct my warm up issue? I would prefer not to run the hot water through the heater all summer.
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    Page 3 of the manual supplied with the engine...

    Page 3 of the manual supplied with the engine states, "The 350/290 HP engine uses an aggressive flat tappet camshaft to achieve the level of performance for its intended usage". It has an 8.5 : 1...
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    The engine runs great, but the cam creates a...

    The engine runs great, but the cam creates a manifold vacuum that's too low for the power brakes to work properly. I installed a hydro boost system to fix that problem.
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    Thanks for your reply. This is GM's base 350...

    Thanks for your reply. This is GM's base 350 engine with cast iron heads, and there is no mention of Vortec heads in the description.
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    Unusual warm up condition

    Last year I purchased a '56 BelAir with a new 350 crate engine (290hp)with a chrome Edelbrock EPS intake. It has a Griffin high capacity aluminum radiator and the original 4 blade fan. Last year...
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    I always run my radials at 35 psi.

    I always run my radials at 35 psi.
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    Thanks Troy. That's the first place I searched,...

    Thanks Troy. That's the first place I searched, and I was going to buy it. However, I found that it's for the standard size battery, which I'm told is 7" wide. Mine is 7.5" wide, so I've searched...
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    That is an awesome engine compartment! Thanks...

    That is an awesome engine compartment! Thanks for sharing it. My '56 battery is located in the same position as yours, however the hold down bolts are on the sides instead of the ends. It also...
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    Size of battery hold down?

    My '56 has a battery mounting bracket in the front next to the radiator instead of on the firewall. it has side battery hold down bolts instead of the ones on the ends next to the terminals. My...
  15. Congrats! You have a beautiful car.

    Congrats! You have a beautiful car.
  16. Thread: Greetings -

    by Histoy56
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    Welcome to the group. You have a nice looking...

    Welcome to the group. You have a nice looking wagon.
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    If you order from Moser, be sure to let them know...

    If you order from Moser, be sure to let them know if you have an open or posi differential. The posi axles are around 1/4" shorter. I recently bought a pair from them for our '56. One was fine,...
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    I think the alternator probably needs a sleeve in...

    I think the alternator probably needs a sleeve in the mounting hole, like mentioned above.
  19. Thread: heater hose

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    Yes, it does

    Yes, it does
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    Our '56 is routed backwards too.

    Our '56 is routed backwards too.
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    Aren't sealed bearings lubricated during the...

    Aren't sealed bearings lubricated during the build so no further lube is required?
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    Your bearing should have a seal on one side that...

    Your bearing should have a seal on one side that has a spring around it to put tension on the sealing surface. That should face the differential when it's installed. The retaining ring should also...
  23. Please do it.

    Please do it.
  24. That looks like a nice setup to me. I like the...

    That looks like a nice setup to me. I like the way the fan and shroud attach to the frame of the radiator. That looks like a 16" diameter fan. Do you know the cfm rating of the fan?
  25. Thread: New Engine

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    Nice looking installation.

    Nice looking installation.
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