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ptwothree last won the day on March 25 2013

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About ptwothree

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    Senior Member, have way too much spare time on my hands

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    Citrus Heights Ca.
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    '52 Cranny 4 dr. Rough but very original.

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    '51 Plymouth Cranbrook

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  1. ptwothree

    Thermostat Housing

    Unless this is a concours project, most housings from 60's thru 70's V8 mopars will work just fine. Under $10...chrome will be more. Works with internal bypass so it may or may not work depending on what you have.
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    I have a problem with carburation and/or fuel delivery

    Check the rubber hose that connects the fuel supply line to the pump for cracks. Could be sucking in air instead of gas. I had a similar problem years ago and a new hose solved it.
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    Front spring removal

    I just put a floor jack under the lca and took out the 4 bolts holding the uca to the frame. Then just lower the jack and the spring comes out nice and easy. Chaining it to the frame is a good move too.
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    The history and legal laws regarding rear license plate light

    Back in '67 or '68, motoring along minding my own business, a local city cop stopped me 'cuz my licence light was too BRIGHT! He also informed me that me and my car at the time, a '57 jacked up Ford hot rod with a primer grey bubble scoop, remember those, answered the description of a burglary suspect. So ....one shake down, 4 police cars and 45 minutes later, they decided I wasn't their guy. No ticket. Was sop for the cops back then. The good 'ol days........
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    Bad Reproduction Fender Stone Guards on Ebay

    No, looks like bare metal. That may or not be a problem. I figure it will be the next guy worry as I'm sure it will out live me. I keep the tank full when possible.
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    Bad Reproduction Fender Stone Guards on Ebay

    That's him. I bought one of those tanks....nice piece and fits well.
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    Cell phones and driving

    Mount the drivers seat over the front bumper.....watch the accident rates and cell phone usage go down.
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    slow vacuum wiper motors

    I used a couple of dabs of chassis grease. It originally had grease packed in it that was hardened and dried. No wipers at all. I cleaned all the old crap out of it and greased up the vac chamber on both sides of the wiper/paddle gizmo and it worked like new. I think the grease helps seal the vac chamber and lubes the seals as well.
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    Time to clean the workbench.

    Too much work to clean 'em up.....looks like mine!
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    53 Fuel Tank Fittings

    Also, since the tank fitting is not threaded all the way to the seat, you will need to reuse or find a nut with a shoulder on it like in post #4. Without this feature, there is nothing bearing against the flared line so the line can not be tightened.
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    rear window wiper??

    '48 Hudsons had 'em. Vacuum with a separate control knob.
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    Thermostat housing

    Mopar housings for V8 engines from the 70's use one that will work on the '51 and '52 models if that helps. I think they changed the housing later on in the 50's sometime to accommodate a lower hood profile....
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    Another brake adjustment option

    What is a "flangette"? Where would one obtain one? Pics?
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    Brass fitting

    Pretty sure they are both 1/8" npt. I'm doing this same thing myself using a Wix 24755 adapter and a wix 51320 or napa 1320 spin on filter with 90 degree fittings on the adapter.
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