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Today 06:44 PM
John long I thought of an old bumper clamp tow bar but it does not have a pivot built into it so I ruled that out. It definitely clamps to something on both ends. Also has a grease fitting so it can swivel.

Maybe used to bend straight axles for allignment?

John
Today 06:33 PM
Rodnit Some of us 50 somethings don't know either.....
Today 12:44 PM
harposrepair
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Originally Posted by Dragonoake View Post
OK, speaking of Mid-50's Chevy 150's....
A lot of the '57 Black Widow cars started out with FI, but were found to run better with carbs
Why?
I was always told they had a lot of problems with the fuel injection system working properly and required a lot of maintenance back then.
Today 07:36 AM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by vettedreams2001 View Post
Coil spring compressor?
Nope not a coil spring compressor.
Here's a hint.
The part this gadget is used on still exists on today's cars and trucks. The parts the same but its different.

BB
Today 12:39 AM
496CHEVY3100 A bolt would probably work better since it has threads to help keep it in place,,I normally use a phillips screwdriver ,
Yesterday 10:24 PM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Chinese finger torture test /
Today one of my co-workers, a young feller, he learned something very valuable. It was when you remove the power window motor out of an old style window regulator, always put a bolt thru the hole to keep the spring from whipping it back and almost cutting your finger off! He left tonight in some pain with an ice pack on his hand.

Brian
Yesterday 10:12 PM
vettedreams2001 Coil spring compressor?
Yesterday 09:09 PM
ericnova72
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Originally Posted by John long View Post
You guys are giving me an infuriority complex. I am an old fart and don't have a clue.

John
Same here, 47 and not a clue??!!
Yesterday 03:16 PM
Joe G
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Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
Here's one that a couple of you Old Guys will recognize quickly. Give some of the Kids time to ponder this for a day or so. I have a feeling it will be a mystery to a lot of 40 year olds and younger. If you know what it is jump in with a hardy "I Know!!" for today.

BB
I just turned 40 and...I Know!

Yesterday 02:33 PM
John long You guys are giving me an infuriority complex. I am an old fart and don't have a clue.

John
Yesterday 02:05 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Chinese finger torture test /
Very close.

BB
Yesterday 11:30 AM
496CHEVY3100 Chinese finger torture test /
Yesterday 09:03 AM
Dave57210 Here's my hearty "I know" - haven't seen one of those in a while.....
Yesterday 08:31 AM
boothboy Here's one that a couple of you Old Guys will recognize quickly. Give some of the Kids time to ponder this for a day or so. I have a feeling it will be a mystery to a lot of 40 year olds and younger. If you know what it is jump in with a hardy "I Know!!" for today.

BB
08-18-2014 05:56 PM
Dragonoake
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A pretty nifty reason. The faster they went the more underhood pressure build up. The more air pressure the more confused the Fuel Injection got. The more confused they got the more improper the fuel disbursement. The more improper the fuel disbursement the slower the car.
Opening up the inner fender panels helped but a carb system worked better.
:
Give that man a see-gar!!
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