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Jeff Balazs

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Jeff Balazs last won the day on March 27

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About Jeff Balazs

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    Guru, have been a long time contributor
  • Birthday 02/26/1955

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  • My Project Cars
    52 B3C daily driver


  • Location
    Coto de Caza, Ca.
  • Interests
    Fishing & vintage Brit Bikes

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  1. Jeff Balazs

    Misses at higher RPM

    I carry a spare module just in case.
  2. Jeff Balazs

    Misses at higher RPM

    Point taken. 😀 There are a lot of these sorts of components that are subject to lack of QC. I chose to get rid of the lot. As a side note the cap and rotor stay nice and clean after the Pertronix upgrade. Pretty much a win-win as far as I am concerned. Jeff
  3. Jeff Balazs

    Misses at higher RPM

    Early on I had issues with replacement point sets. Not spring related........ but quality of the contacts themselves. Saw a far amount of material transfer on 3 different sets I tried. I found this unacceptable and put in a Pertronix module with a matched coil. I drive my truck every day and it never fails to run well with this set up. Jeff
  4. Jeff Balazs

    38 RC pickup, carb issue

    Amen!!!! MMO works and works well. I put about 4 oz. every other tank full on my daily driver 52 B-3-C.
  5. Jeff Balazs

    Intake/exhaust manifold removel

    If it were mine I would try soaking the gasket joint with a penetrating solution. Kerosene even. Then put a couple nuts back on loose to keep it from falling and start tapping with a rubber mallet or dead blow hammer. Hope this helps, Jeff
  6. Jeff Balazs

    Water pump. Maybe

    So true. I still can't get over how much crud I got out of my trucks cooling system. And it sat for at least 20 years. Jeff
  7. Jeff Balazs

    Water pump. Maybe

    Could have a blockage somewhere or a bad thermostat?
  8. Jeff Balazs

    I'm Not Jacking Around!

    I bought a surplus HumVee scissor jack and carry it in my truck. Super HD!
  9. Jeff Balazs

    Ignition Key & Door Key

    Would that be Keysmet? 😀
  10. Jeff Balazs

    Todd Build Thread

    and it will drive him nuts! 🤤
  11. Jeff Balazs

    Gas tank & synchromesh

    One addition to what Merle said is that even the later B series 4 speeds only had syncros in 3rd and 4th gears.
  12. Jeff Balazs

    Opinion. 49 pilot house

    Could be? Maybe a different rear axle was swapped in?
  13. Jeff Balazs

    Opinion. 49 pilot house

    It seems to me that it would be a one ton based on the photos. I doubt very much those rear wheels would fit on a 3/4 ton axle.
  14. Jeff Balazs

    Rod Bolts

  15. Jeff Balazs

    Rod Bolts

    Ah come on. A few beatings never hurt anyone.

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