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belvedere666

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belvedere666 last won the day on October 12 2017

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About belvedere666

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

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    Male
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    fullerton
  • Interests
    Tattooing. Painting. Hanging out with my wife and kids.
  • My Project Cars
    1950 Plymouth Special Deluxe.

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    Artist. Step dad.
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    Tattoo artist

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    Fullerton
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    Tattooing

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  1. belvedere666

    What was my original engine?

    It wouldn’t just drop in, bolt up, and do the job. Don, up there ^ put a 25” block in a 23” car. i suppose you can put the smaller one in the bigger car with a little work, but you may have to reverse it to get the 25” back in later.
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    What was my original engine?

    Chrysler and DeSoto Both came with a 25 inch block. Dodge and Plymouth cars came with a 23 inch block. What car do you have?
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    52 Dodge Fluid Drive or gyro magic vs. Standard three speed

    Guy had it listed as a hydromatic... it’s from a 52 dodge, Coronet I think. maybe it’s a fluid drive. I’ll edit the post.
  4. Thoughts, opinions, advice pros and cons? I came across a Fluid drive transmission for, what I think is a great deal. Right now I have a standard three speed transmission in my 1950 Plymouth. I have heard people say in the past that the Fluid Drive transmissions were a little bit problematic. I assume that some of the people in this group have them in their cars. What are your thoughts? Benefits?
  5. I’ve been liking for some way to do this on my ‘50. so far, I’ve only come up with cutting the steering shaft and having it machined to a “double D”, fitting it into a steering universal Steering U joint and using a donor cut out of a ‘60s car that has an adapter available. http://www.classicperform.com/NewProducts/2017/BLACK-SET-SCREW-STYLE-STEERING-U-JOINT.htm
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    1949 Plymouth Super Deluxe 4dr Sedan Parts

    there's a long flat bar that leads from the bottom of the dash up at an angle behind the gauges and bolts through the top of the firewall.
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    1952 Plymouth Suburban

    could be wrong, but i think that hood badge is '51. wouldn't be surprised if it was a 51 that was re-registered at some point as the wrong year. 51/52 are pretty much identical except for small detail trim. sometimes people will register them under the "year first sold" date instead of the actual model year. just throwing that out there.
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    Steering Box Conversion

    The steering shaft would be so I can use an aftermarket steering wheel. i found the exact listings you did before I asked. I think Bernbaum has the kit cheaper Than that in the website, or a similar price. I don’t mind rebuilding it or replacing the seal. i posted another issue I was having a while back with my steering wheel being from an earlier car and not quite fitting up against the steering shaft tube. There’s about an inch gap. So if there’s a swap with the box and the shaft, I figured it would solve two problems at once.
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    Steering Box Conversion

    Is there a steering box conversion/swap or steering column/steering box combo that works for a P20? Mine seems to be leaking. i could just get a rebuild kit, but if i could find one with a steering shaft that would fit a Grant adapter for an aftermarket steering wheel that would be an extra bonus score.
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    P15-D24 stickers

    Ah. I didn’t notice it was three! That is a good deal!
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    P15-D24 stickers

    Why is the Hat+sticker more together than individually ?????
  12. belvedere666

    Shock absorbers

    My rear springs were de-arched and in good shape, and my car is sitting on new Aerostar springs up front. im not worried about the springs i was wondering about the reason these keep coming up as an option for my car when i search for shocks. i figured if they keep coming up, then people probably use them. if anyone has used them, what results have they seen? “shock mounts breaking” and “ass high profile” are the results Commented so far. ive gone ahead and just purchased the Monroe 5752 and 31000.
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    Shock absorbers

    I’ve seen these come up as options for my car all over the Internet. I know well enough to not fully trust the internet. Haha. i was really just interested in seeing if they would improve the ride. I assume they were a stiffer shock because of the spring assist.... but if there was a shorter one, in theory, would it keep a lowered car a little more stable? I’m using Aerostar springs with a relocated spring pocket/control arm.
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    Shock absorbers

    Anyone use this style shocks? up front? Rear? results?
  15. belvedere666

    found source for bolt in dual master cylinder

    Thanks for all the info, Don. UPS should be dropping off my kit at anytime today. My car is AP 20. And, if I’m not mistaken, my clutch pedal does not attach to my master. I hope that I have less trouble than you did, and hopefully they have worked out the kinks. This whole kit, with the disc brake conversion, and the master set up, cost me a pretty penny. I hope it is a smooth install. I am happy to hear that in the end, your system works fine. That puts me at ease a little.
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