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Today 09:12 AM
Arns85GT I'm noticing the accordian style rad hoses. Was that OEM? If so, too bad. They just aren't very efficient.
Yesterday 08:00 AM
37ford4dr excellent ideas.....I will start the cleaning process and report back
08-28-2016 07:57 PM
496CHEVY3100 Make a paste with White vinegar and baking soda.use a small brush rince with warm water,it will look like new,,also works great on corroded electrical connections
08-28-2016 03:50 PM
OldTech Get yourself a ball hone and a bucket of vinegar. After it is cleaned up rinse it with hot water followed by denatured alcohol or acetone. When it is dry paint it with some fuel proof paint on the inside or have it coated with a ceramic.
Caution: most paint is not fuel safe and fewer are safe with alcohol.
08-28-2016 03:20 PM
37ford4dr thanks

adjusted the bonnet plunger and cleaned up the shop a little bit






i wonder if just cleaning thie inside of this is going to be enough? any miracle cures for this crude? i have a new gas tank and dont really want to introduce any of this crude into it



08-27-2016 01:14 PM
BuzzLOL It's starting to look like a car again...
08-27-2016 01:02 PM
37ford4dr lets keep pushing.....radiator in and bonnet on.....







and heres the sweet spot for the lower radiator hose clamp



i had drilled the small hole into each hinge plate when i had the bonnet aligned before disassembly and it worked great, tomorrow i will fine tune the plunger rod alignment



give it a quick buff its been alone by itself for a while



the moment of truth and probably 30 feet of edges to chip




08-26-2016 09:19 AM
37ford4dr pick some more easy stuff of the low hanging fruit tree......fasten pipes to bulkhead, snap two wiring harnesses together, route safety gauge tubes







make life easy on your self and take your time sorting out the wires so they are nice and straight and then line up the striped wires so you can see both sides of the connector for easy identification in the future






i am plumbing the capillary tube up by the wiring harness it looks cleaner to me.

and lastly can some one confirm that the big fat 3/8 spade connector is for the heavy gauge solid yellow wire to "D" and that the small 1/4" spade connector is for the yellow/green wire to "F"

08-25-2016 12:02 PM
37ford4dr vacation, house projects and family events have had me preoccupied....

so today lets grab a low hanging fruit and get back in the swing of things....the horn install



we test every thing



put bullet connectors on




and done.....where the wires are exposed at the last 6 inches or so i used shrink tubing on it zip tied closed at the ends

07-21-2016 01:48 PM
37ford4dr thanks guys......all the body bolts are in, I had to use some contact cement on the lock washer and the nut for the front radiator duct panel body bolts....playing gumby at almost 59 with those front body bolts was challenging.....
07-19-2016 08:04 AM
boothboy I just want to know how you restored those two transmissions into a carpeted spare tire?

BB
07-18-2016 08:12 PM
Loose Ctrl She's come a long way.Looking real good now.
07-18-2016 04:52 PM
zuffen Something about a silk purse and sow's ear!

Outstanding job.
07-18-2016 03:20 PM
BuzzLOL
Quote:
Originally Posted by 37ford4dr View Post
some before and afters
I have to admit... it does look better in the afters... even you're looking better... LOL!
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07-18-2016 12:21 PM
37ford4dr some before and afters






























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