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Everything posted by _shel_ny

  1. Radio wiring

    D24 calls for a 14 amp inline fuse. I would expect the P15 to be the same, so a 10 amp fuse would not cause any wiring issues.
  2. Oil in Exhaust Manifold

    The valves are located right under the spark plug holes. I would be surprised if some MMO did not come out
  3. What to do with old parts aka MoPart

    A little WD, and some never-dull you could have put those parts back in service
  4. price differences wheel brake cilinder

    re-sleeving is a good idea no matter how much the vehicle is driven. If driven little it seems like a high per mile cost, but vehicles driven less, and/or sit for long periods will benefit from re-sleeving by not having the failure associated with pitting cylinders. Loss of your brakes due to failed cylinders just once at the wrong time will reveal the shortsightedness of thinking a re-sleeve is not practical.
  5. price differences wheel brake cilinder

    Theory is the quality. Problem is even the one you may think was not made in China may now actually come from there. Raybestos vs. Dorman
  6. where is this heading

    Then there are those people that leave "product reviews" like this, so some need all the help they can get: FloorMats So far so good. Waiting for product
  7. where is this heading

    Wife recently purchase a "take out" pizza from a national chain that now offers "replacement insurance" for a pizza damaged after leaving the store. The instructions for properly carrying the pizza are on the reverse side of the box I suppose that is so you do not drop a second one.
  8. Black Friday Alert

    So, do you think that I should tell my u-pull yard that they should/have to do a "price match" with yours I actually went to the u-pull yesterday. 1st Saturday of each month is "bucket day". $30 + tax for whatever "you can carry out" in a 5 gallon pail. There is a height limit of 36" (their counter height), and must fit in the bucket. Early on when they started this (prior to modifying the policy) one of the yard guys told me that someone carried out an import trans-axle in/on a bucket. I also saw a couple of guys headed out with 3-4 buckets with all the stainless trim that they could carry from the vehicles in the "classic car" section. One bucket day somebody got an engine into a wheelbarrow, and stuck a bucket near the oil pan. That did not pass muster, but it was a good try.
  9. Need help identifying an engine part

    Spring was a PO thing. When reinstalled it got the proper rod, and clips
  10. Need help identifying an engine part

    Be sure to select the correct choke if you purchase one. 2 different styles depending upon mounting location.
  11. Need help identifying an engine part

    If you are speaking of my clean up, it is actually 2 different vehicles (clue being choke arm direction, and mounting location with respect to the carb) Top pic my Meadowbrook. Lower pics my D-24
  12. Thermostat Question

    Not a fix, but a piece of cardboard covering part of the front of the radiator will get you some heat for your drive to work
  13. Need help identifying an engine part

    Be careful removing the nuts that hold the choke in place. It is very easy to twist the stud off. I cut/split mine so that I would not need to drill out broken studs. You can test the choke solenoid by running a power wire directly from the battery to the screw with the wire attached. You should hear it click , and see it move the arm with the rod attached each time you touch power to the screw. Be sure the car is in neutral, as the wire currently attached to the choke will apply power to the starter. May cause some movement. Best to unhook it at the starter end to eliminate that. You may need a new gasket under the choke. The bi-metallic bar should be isolated from the manifold for proper choke operation.
  14. '48 D-24 Generator

    Were it mine, I would connect the ground side of a jump pack to the body of the generator. Choose a terminal to connect the positive 6V. If the generator is in working order it will spin when you connect to the armature. When you determine which is the armature, and have it spinning well you can quickly move the + 6 v to the other terminal to test the field. Should be like applying the brakes if the field is good.
  15. Diff drain plug. Odd size.

    A short piece of 5/16" square stock worked fine for mine. Remove once. Install once. No special tool purchase/fabrication needed. Of course any excuse to buy a new tool is a good reason to get one.
  16. Additional Fuel Filter

    At one time I used a screw in filter at the fuel pump. The flex line from the frame fitting to the pump was modified to use the filter.
  17. Tie Rod Ends

    You are correct. My error. Senior moment
  18. Tie Rod Ends

    edited--- OP wanted tie rod end #
  19. Head Removal

    And get a good grip when you lift. About 35 pounds.

    Either you add oil there, or try to get it in the dip stick tube
  21. p15 wiper switch linkage

    U may not have the plastic insulators.
  22. rings/smoke

    if this indicates a 60 over piston it is yours for the cost of shipping. Have more than one. rings missing from some.