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Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-09-2013, 06:52 PM
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Posted By jopizz
I would only use the lowest grit necessary to...

I would only use the lowest grit necessary to remove the rust. 60 grit will leave a lot of service scratches that will have to be removed before final painting. It's really up to you how much sanding...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-09-2013, 05:31 PM
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Posted By jopizz
Any bare metal should definitely be coated with...

Any bare metal should definitely be coated with self etching Primer. However you need to completely remove the surface rust or it will come right back through the primer.

John
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-08-2013, 11:34 AM
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Posted By jopizz
Justin, Congrats on all the work you've...

Justin,

Congrats on all the work you've accomplished so far. It's not unusual to have carbon fouled plugs if the car is just idling and not being driven. After you rebuilt the carburetor did you...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-06-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By jopizz
Justin, I can try and answer a few of your...

Justin,

I can try and answer a few of your questions. I'll let Dave explain how to advance the timing.

You will need a puller to get the balancer off. Most auto stores will lend you one.

I've...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-03-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By jopizz
As far as the new exhaust leak you are hearing...

As far as the new exhaust leak you are hearing it's fairly common on these cars to have a leak between the manifold and head. The problem is trying to get the bolts out without breaking them. It's...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-31-2013, 01:45 AM
Replies: 37
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Posted By jopizz
Justin, Please don't get intimidated by the...

Justin,

Please don't get intimidated by the responses you may get. Everyone is here to help. It's just that everyone has their own level of expertise and Dave is at the highest level. It may sound...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-30-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,363
Posted By jopizz
What you are describing is called a heat riser...

What you are describing is called a heat riser valve. They are notorious for leaking when they get worn. They can also get worn to the point of making a noise when you accelerate similar to what you...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-30-2013, 12:54 PM
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Posted By jopizz
My initial guess would be something related to...

My initial guess would be something related to the starter or flywheel as you mentioned. Possibly the starter gear is not disengaging all the way. Luckily those starters are much easier to come by...
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