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Quiet Board / Spring chores
« on: May 07, 2019, 06:03:14 PM »
Everything comes alive in the spring including work and projects.  The garden absorbs a large chunk of time especially with the level of rain we have been getting.  Cutting the grass twice a week here is becoming par for the course. 

I haven't settled into a good car project week yet, but I have been able to keep focused on breaking in the engine.  I hope to redo the valve adjustment this week.  It has loosened up a bite since startup, cam transition tap until the engine gets hot.   Will install the newly rebuilt RT-08 carb now that it seems the engine is running OK.

Chipping away a tiny bit at a time,  Chet...

Hopefully things are going well for everyone else.  Fingers crossed.
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Re: Quiet Board / Spring chores
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2019, 11:54:41 PM »
So far, so good!  Keep us posted on your progress.

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Re: Quiet Board / Spring chores
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2019, 04:00:01 PM »
Well, while my 30u is still down at the upholstery shop i've had a few cars come and go, however I decided to scratch build another roadster this year, started with a 1930 ford chassis and dropped a 351 Windsor in it. Popped on a steel bucket, fabbed the hood/grill and slowly working through the essentials.  Rear mounting the radiator was a challenge but I think it'll be worth it.

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Re: Quiet Board / Spring chores
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2019, 04:51:51 PM »
Wow you have been very busy.  The fabricated hood and grill look Great !!  Where exactly is the radiator.  Is it behind the motor or behind the driver?   In any case.., will it get good air flow in the rear ?  It looks like it would be fun to drive.   What other cars have come and gone?  My second question is how do you find the time ?

Impressed,  Chetů
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