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07-13-2016 07:00 PM Holy smokes
Did a little road test of the welded/chained motor mount. WOOFDA
I'm going to go out on a limb, bet my ET picks up a tenth from 13.87. Hope those 57 chev axels hold up.Hope for dry weather this friday night and we'll C.
No pics, this forum doesn't like my computer.

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07-08-2016 02:13 AM did it again
can't figure this computer out.
the motor mount needs a bunch of weld, whenever the rain stops. no need to pull the motor.


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07-08-2016 02:09 AM could have been worse
Finally got the engine jacked up out of the way. The motor mount wasn't even welded on the top or out side of frame. I don't have to pull the motor, can probably have this welded up in a half hours time. Now I need dry weather so as to drag welder out of the garage. Looks like rain for 3-4 days.


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07-01-2016 05:01 PM What a revolting development that was.
So test n tune the other night, blew a rad. hose. Looked like the fan flexed and hit a new radiator braket, then sliced the hose. I taped up the hose and limped 25 miles home. But Oh no not that simple. Driverside welds, mount to frame, ripped off. Found it this morning, was starting to remove bits and dodads. Said hell with it. Took it for a grama style cruise to Fife. One bit of good news, got cought in the third hot weather traffic jam, the new Merlin radiator works as advertized. 2 rows of 1 1/4" tubes. So now the wounded warrior is about to go up on blocks, good thing I have all the stuff I need to fix it. No waiting on parts. Now I'm waiting on ambition, hope to make test n tune next fri and a nastailga race two days later. For sure Good guys the end of the month.


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06-25-2016 10:45 AM Bad plug in
The regulator in the 100amp alternator went out because of the cheepo
two wire plug at the unit, it was arching.
Off to buy a new voltage gauge, Dolphin gauges look cool. The gauges are crap.

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