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About 58prostreet

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    Senior Member, have way too much spare time on my hands
  • Birthday 07/22/1946

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    Virginia Beach, Va.
  • My Project Cars
    1952 Wayfarer and 1958 Ford custom 300 pro street

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    semi retired
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  • Location
    Virginia Beach,Va. 52 D41
  • Interests
    woodworking, fixing up the wayfarer

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  1. Yes, those are clips I got from chevs of the 40"s.
  2. I got some clips from Chevs of the 40"s. I used them to replace some missing original clips and they worked fine. Go to wheels, then hub caps. I used small bolt and lock nut, but could probably weld also. e
  3. Put a dab of silicone on the rivets.
  4. I just bought a new core off e bay from seller aimsautoparts. It is a Spectra brand. I looked on e bay for the orientation of the of the inlet and outlet tubes. I found one with straight out tubes that had no bends and looked like I could make work. I then went on Spectra web sight and put in part number. It gave me dimesions for core, but not including tanks. I sent email to spectra asking for dimensions including tanks. They answered in matter of minutes. I got the core in couple of days and made a couple of small spacers to compensate for being a little short and narrow and it fit fine. Haven,t put in car yet, but see no reason won,t work. It was a bit of a PITA, but seems like nothing is easy anymore. Cost $36.07 incl. tax and free shipping. Good luck
  5. Check Langdon Stovebolt. I got my dual intake, carbs. and a T5 mustang transmission from him. Worked great. Just sold the motor and trans so I can replace with 360 and A518. I've got a '52 Wayfare sedan also. The 6 ran great. It just didn't have the power I wanted.
  6. I am computer illiterate, but if you check me out on the member list and scroll to June 28, 2014 I had my grandson post some pictures of my '52 Wayfarer. I made the grill from 6 sets of VW bumper guards. Had to cut all but the center one, but was no big deal. Bob
  7. Try patchboy.com. #17-501-OV. Brass oval stem, 1 1/2 in. for .625 hole. I have these in my '52 Dodge stock rims. Running Diamondback 215/15 radials for 5 or 6 years, and no problems. Bob
  8. I do same as Dodgeb4ya on my 52 dodge stock rims.. I use the oval valve stems and have no problem with leaks.Make sure bead on rim is clean. Bob
  9. I have a '52 dodge and the track has four 5/16th and two 5/8th balls in each track. I found them at Norfolk bearing, so I would think pretty muc h any bearing shop should have them. Not sure if # and sizes are same for '47 Plymouth. Bob
  10. Are you keeping the stock brake pedal or are you going to swing pedal? I'm getting ready to do a 360/ A518 swap in my "52 Wayfarer and I think I will keep the stock brake pedal. Will follow your post. Thanks Bob
  11. I got oval stems for my 52 Dodge from Patchboy, but I don't see them now. I did find some at Tire Supply Network, part #H-501OV. May want to call them and confirm they will fit. Their phone is 1-855-550-2626. Good luck Bob
  12. First read Gregs post about doing anything above my neck, I thought "I'm the same way". Then I realized he was talking about the height of what he was working on and not remembering why he was doing it.
  13. 58prostreet


    look at patchboy.com. check brass truck stems. I used the plastic beads for balancing with WWW radials and have same experience as Joe Lee.
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