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Yesterday, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,349
Posted By Perry 951

Looking forward to having your top installed into...

Looking forward to having your top installed into my car! I'll have to look into the cam too; sounds cool!

Oh, and none of us really say goodbye; we might disappear for a few years, but we always...
Yesterday, 03:03 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 32,762
Posted By Perry 951

This thread is awesome and yet so dangerous. I'm...

This thread is awesome and yet so dangerous. I'm about ready to start the 2nd partial restoration on my car and I see a ton of things you replaced that I should add to my list. Thanks for the tips on...
07-09-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,480
Posted By Perry 951

Before today, Richard @ Pilkington said the glass...

Before today, Richard @ Pilkington said the glass was produced and they were waiting on hardware. I emailed him today and he responded that the manufacturer does not have an ETA at this point.
06-13-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,650
Posted By Perry 951

Boy that brings back memories. Mine was...

Boy that brings back memories. Mine was electrical and not that bad until the insulation caught fire and fell onto all the rubber parts. I think the worst part of my fire was from the hood insulation...
06-13-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,704
Posted By Perry 951

Because the volume of compressed air, in a spray...

Because the volume of compressed air, in a spray can at a safe pressure, is minuscule in comparison to liquefied difluoroethane.

As someone who is ASE A7 Certified (Auto HVAC) and has a 609...
06-10-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,303
Posted By Perry 951

An OE tank 951.106.025.02 is $330 and they look...

An OE tank 951.106.025.02 is $330 and they look great when nice and white in the engine bay. Why go to the cost and unknown reliability of a 3D printed piece? Your tow charge will probably be more if...
06-04-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,070
Posted By Perry 951

That is extremely impressive!

That is extremely impressive!
05-30-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,538
Posted By Perry 951

Not sure how good it was... at least didn't turn...

Not sure how good it was... at least didn't turn out like that fella with the nice Sunbeam Tiger. :(
05-30-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,002
Posted By Perry 951

Surrreee... now you're making deals! I should...

Surrreee... now you're making deals! I should just buy the damn thing.
05-28-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,538
Posted By Perry 951

I spun at Kil-Kare raceway in 2004 in the first...

I spun at Kil-Kare raceway in 2004 in the first AX with my car after the restoration. I was less than inches from the guard rail. Many here witnessed... several of us had to change our shorts. I had...
05-24-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,480
Posted By Perry 951

Nothing new to report today. As mentioned...

Nothing new to report today. As mentioned previously, there appears to be some manufacturing issues related to hardware and Pilkington has not made any effort to follow up. I'll update when I hear...
05-16-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 855
Posted By Perry 951

Thanks for the compliment. I didn't polish it,...

Thanks for the compliment. I didn't polish it, just cleaned it (and the lift hook and several other items) with 040 steel wool and put on a high temp clear coat. It added a little lightness to the...
05-16-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 855
Posted By Perry 951

I powdercoated much of my hardware and parts 20...

I powdercoated much of my hardware and parts 20 years ago when I did my pseudo-resto. 70K miles later with a ton of washes and wrenches and it's held up very well. This time around I'll bead blast...
05-15-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,785
Posted By Perry 951

Wow... blast from the past! Happy it helped a few...

Wow... blast from the past! Happy it helped a few folks over the years.
05-09-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 957
Posted By Perry 951

Probably the best advice given in this thread! ...

Probably the best advice given in this thread!

As said above, coolant in oil is likey the oil cooler console seals/gasket. Proper repair is to fully clean the oiling system (block, cooler, lines),...
05-02-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,002
Posted By Perry 951

I'm bumping this back to the top... I'm passing...

I'm bumping this back to the top... I'm passing on this engine (and might regret it in the long run!). I have an opportunity to sleeve my block complete with pistons and rods for a ridiculously good...
05-01-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,720
Posted By Perry 951

I remember Russell on the old email lists too......

I remember Russell on the old email lists too... he was always happy to provide advise and guidance. I never met him personally but respected and appreciated all he brought to this community.
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04-29-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By Perry 951

Dibs on the steering wheel. Sent PM.

Dibs on the steering wheel. Sent PM.
04-26-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,002
Posted By Perry 951

Oh yeah.. the memories of opening it up in my...

Oh yeah.. the memories of opening it up in my apartment are coming back into frame! That was 17 years ago. I don't think we knew how many miles were on that block but it was in good shape. It has 75K...
04-24-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,002
Posted By Perry 951

Do you recall the Garrity situation when he sent...

Do you recall the Garrity situation when he sent my block back to me in a friggin' cardboard box with the #4 cylinder busted in 1/2? I made a crate for the engine when I shipped it to him.

I take...
04-23-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,002
Posted By Perry 951

Hi Scott! Yes, we do need to round up some KC...

Hi Scott! Yes, we do need to round up some KC folk for some wings and drinks or something like that. My plan is to have the car back together spring of next year. Interior is getting redone, engine...
04-22-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,002
Posted By Perry 951

Any idea on shipping cost to Kansas City, 64014?...

Any idea on shipping cost to Kansas City, 64014? I had to put a block in mine 20 years ago as part of the rebuild and it had an unknown number of miles on it at that time. I put 60K on it since....
04-09-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,480
Posted By Perry 951

I must admit, I'm underwhelmed with the customer...

I must admit, I'm underwhelmed with the customer service and response at this point. There have been a lot of shoulder shrugs as to how this is going to go, or if it actually will be.

I was...
03-29-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,480
Posted By Perry 951

Just an update as we go into April - the...

Just an update as we go into April - the manufacturer is finishing up the production run and should start to deliver to the distributor soon. As of this morning, there is not a set ETA but things are...
03-06-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,929
Posted By Perry 951

Apparently I've been out of the game for WAAY too...

Apparently I've been out of the game for WAAY too long. The steam vent kit is so 2005, now we're drilling holes in head gaskets? I'd like to know the info as well.
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