Barabbas

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Barabbas last won the day on August 16 2013

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About Barabbas

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

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    Fort Wayne, IN
  • My Project Cars
    Doris--Nile Green 52 Cranbrook

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  • Biography
    1st car was a P22 then 60 Valiant, 70 Cuda and now am back in the MOPAR fold with my 52 Cranbrook
  • Occupation
    Retired--Mechanical Engr--AC Motors

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    Port Townsend WA
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    Guitars, Cars, Playing with my Labrador "Hero", movies
  1. When I retired 10 years ago, I moved to the Olympic Peninsula of Washington to escape the wide temperature swings of the midwest. Well, after living in an area where the temparature only varied between 20F to 80F, I found that I really missed the 4 seasons so I moved back to the midwest. I like winter as much as the other seasons, I like the challenge and I like the quiet. When it gets cold I just follow my Dog's lead
  2. Harold, They are Wheel Vintique Hot Rod Rallye wheels--tires are diamond back 205/75-R15
  3. I agree so, I went with Mellow Yellow
  4. When I first got my '52, it had single exhaust and an Offy dual intake with twin Carters. I took it to Muncie Dragway and ran 20.06 at 68mph
  5. Agreed---I had the same single set screw set up and quickly learned that your concerns are valid. I went to three set screws which improved the situation greatly but did not solve the problem 100%. I finally went to 3 set screws and some loctite thread adhesive which has now worked for a couple thousand miles
  6. Good to have you back on the Road
  7. Me too--their rebuild kit has a pin with clips on it to keep it from working out
  8. Mine 230 is .030 over, I'm sure it was bored just to clean it up--runs fine, uses very little oil but HP probably not noticable
  9. Great lookin' car---and you don't have to get new license plates
  10. It was fun hanging out and scrapping knuckles with you Don. I love the sound of your 265
  11. So is that the cork out of a White Wine bottle? Red Wine just wouldn't be appropriate.. BTW I agree, Necessity is a Mother
  12. they are not spirol springs but stainless steel looking leaf springs--they are the same basic shape as the copper connector that goes from the pivot point to the coil connection
  13. they are 15x5--I also looked at their Smoothies (keep the brake dust off of the whitewalls) but they only came in a 15x5.5" and I'm not sure if they would clear the calipers without hitting the fender in tight turns
  14. I have the ECI conversion. The Wheels Vintique Hot Rod Rallye wheels work perfectly.
  15. Yep, did exactly this "dumb" thing and it idled and ran fine--until about 45mph and then lost all power