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Electrical & Instruments > Fuse block missing wire on 2nd fuse (5 replies - 1397 views)

Thanks...that is good information to know. I am back on the road (for now). The next problem is the blower motor. I will wait ...   12-19-2020 08:35 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Fuse block missing wire on 2nd fuse (5 replies - 1397 views)

Thanks for that Bruce...Looking closer i see the metal from the no 1 blade connecting to the no 2. The bottom blade of no 2 has ...   12-19-2020 07:00 pm

Electrical & Instruments > Fuse block missing wire on 2nd fuse (5 replies - 1397 views)

Turn indicators were dropping out with the gauge cluster...traced the problem to a bad connection at the fuse block. Removed the fuse block and found that ...   12-19-2020 05:51 pm

Engine & Transmission > Getrag 5 speed sometimes grinds when shifting into first at full stop (1 reply - 631 views)

74 JH with Getrag 5 speed. Sometimes, when at a full stop, engage clutch and shift into first I get a slight grind before finding first. ...   12-03-2020 01:13 pm

Engine & Transmission > Strange rattle sound when idling (11 replies - 2110 views)

I had a similar noise. Turned out to be the dust cover for the bell housing. Missing some bolts securing it to ...   12-03-2020 01:07 pm

Carburetors > Warm Start Trouble (14 replies - 2257 views)

It is igniter 2...with the resistor i have 3 ohms. Never had it die at idle. it was only starting the moment i let ...   11-23-2020 06:19 pm

Carburetors > Warm Start Trouble (14 replies - 2257 views)

The ignition system seems to be set up correctly...it is a pertronix elec. I need to check the ignition wires. ...   11-19-2020 06:15 pm

Carburetors > Warm Start Trouble (14 replies - 2257 views)

Vapor lock is my thinking...The fuel line isn't insulated. The steel line from the tank and coming up from under the car is not ...   11-18-2020 05:08 pm

Carburetors > Warm Start Trouble (14 replies - 2257 views)

The choke disc surfaces were a bit pitted. I bought a set of carbs with a cleaner choke surface, maybe I will try that next. What ...   11-18-2020 02:29 pm

Carburetors > Warm Start Trouble (14 replies - 2257 views)

That was an issue that I rectified. The carbs have been rebuilt and seem to be operating properly...new fuel pump and pressure regulator. usually if i ...   11-18-2020 12:21 pm

Carburetors > Warm Start Trouble (14 replies - 2257 views)

Back again. Still trying to understand this car. Car starts easily when cold with choke. Runs great. Very difficult to start when the ...   11-17-2020 09:12 pm

Body & interior stuff > Steering bushing (2 replies - 878 views)

I got it figured out. bushing goes in on the engine side. Did find some remnants of a perished rubber isolater/grommet that goes between ...   10-06-2020 09:13 pm

Body & interior stuff > Steering bushing (2 replies - 878 views)

Found what was left of probably the original steering bushing on the floor under the car. Took a bit to figure out what it ...   10-06-2020 02:30 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

Carb removed...much faster this time. Torqued the float bowl valve a wee bit...no more leak. Result...finally. Thanks all for your help. Will be back ...   09-01-2020 12:10 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

Fuel pressure regulator installed and set to 2.5 psi. Took longer...but still leaked. The saga continues.... Will take carbs down again this week and check ...   08-30-2020 03:16 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

Put everything back together. Fuel still leaks out rear carb fuel bowl vent. Engine not running..key on run. Takes a minute or two for ...   08-28-2020 05:44 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

Got the fuel pump replaced and the anti siphon line set up. Have rebuilt the leaking carb. Seals looked relatively new, so on the plus ...   08-25-2020 08:46 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

Thank you redracer, your explanation makes allot of sense. Not sure if a generic fuel line check valve will do the same thing. I will try ...   08-15-2020 04:53 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

The little .22 bullet thing is long gone I think. Trying to figure out the proper hose routing for the tank is mind bending. The ...   08-15-2020 02:34 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

Ok, Gauge reads 4.5 to 5 pounds fuel pressure. Didn't have sufficient fittings to run the gauge in line so tested at the end before ...   08-14-2020 08:17 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

Ok Thanks. I just discovered the anti siphon feature is missing from the fuel line. Will have to put one in. The tank stub ...   08-14-2020 06:52 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

In regard to emissions the PO also removed the charcoal canister. The 2 lines going to it are connected (line to the fuel tank then ...   08-14-2020 05:35 pm

Engine & Transmission > Help identifying cam pulleys (3 replies - 1421 views)

There is a 10, 15 and 7 mark on the inside circumference/bore of the pulley with the 7 opposite side of 10 and 15. ...   08-14-2020 04:56 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

Thanks for the Tips. These look like useful steps. Now i have to find the right size steel ball. ...   08-14-2020 01:01 pm

Engine & Transmission > Help identifying cam pulleys (3 replies - 1421 views)

Curious as to the cam pulleys on my car. If they are original or some updated variety. Every picture I have seen on the ...   08-13-2020 01:32 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

I have ordered the pressure gauge. Going to check that first. The diaphragms look good, and so do the carbs in general. I did ...   08-13-2020 12:17 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

The car did not smell of gas when running. The garage did smell strongly of gas. I will look into these Grose jets. After finding ...   08-12-2020 08:33 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

Purchased the car 3 weeks ago maybe. It ran well. Drove it 1.5 hours home...no problems. The different metering needles and the function of the ...   08-12-2020 08:04 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

The fuel pump is not an SU, but is black plastic and says "Auto Pump made in NZ"...not sure how to test the pressure, without ...   08-12-2020 07:19 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

I think it is the metering needle? if exchange air pistons, the problem follows. I don't have the tool to change just the needle. The ...   08-12-2020 05:11 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

No i'm not driving it. Which is sad because I just bought it and haven't driven it much. Been trying to sort out the ...   08-12-2020 02:29 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

Upon further troubleshooting, The piston has higher damping force to push it up compared to the other. It doesn't fully come down and seat on ...   08-11-2020 09:28 pm

Carburetors > Fuel leaking from vent (39 replies - 8588 views)

Stock Stromberg 175 cd2. The carbs appear to be in good order. was told they were recently rebuilt. The car ran well when i drove ...   08-11-2020 08:35 pm

Body & interior stuff > new owner thrying to understand Door Lock function (20 replies - 5103 views)

No worries. I'm not overly sensative and it is easy to find tone were there is none. Still can't figure out the one lock. ...   08-06-2020 01:08 pm

Body & interior stuff > new owner thrying to understand Door Lock function (20 replies - 5103 views)

I am one of those people that fix things. If it's broken, I fix it...whether its locks or brakes...I like things to work the ...   08-01-2020 10:35 pm

Body & interior stuff > new owner thrying to understand Door Lock function (20 replies - 5103 views)

That is a great tip...that I probably wouldn't have thought of. Thanks. ...   07-30-2020 01:40 pm

Body & interior stuff > new owner thrying to understand Door Lock function (20 replies - 5103 views)

Very good advice. I doubt I will ever put the top up. I assume most people leave the top down when parked (restaurants or ...   07-29-2020 01:25 pm

Body & interior stuff > new owner thrying to understand Door Lock function (20 replies - 5103 views)

I took the cylinder apart and cleaned it and lubed it. I didn't fool with the pins though. It appears to be working...if ...   07-29-2020 01:49 am

Body & interior stuff > new owner thrying to understand Door Lock function (20 replies - 5103 views)

I switched the lock cylinders...driver's door now locks and unlocks. Passenger door cylinder only turns clockwise a quarter turn which locks the door? I thought that ...   07-28-2020 08:52 pm

Body & interior stuff > new owner thrying to understand Door Lock function (20 replies - 5103 views)

My drivers side door locking cylinder only seems to be moving a 1/4 turn one way. And it doesn't seem to be locking or ...   07-28-2020 06:37 pm


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