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Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 12-08-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
Thanks Dave! I got distracted from the shock...

Thanks Dave! I got distracted from the shock issue, but on a sidenote, the threads are definetely not long enough.... should I have to press the bottom bushings all the way through past the top of...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 11-24-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
Ok, sorry for the delay. Engine made it back in...

Ok, sorry for the delay. Engine made it back in after cleanup, replacements and repaint. While it was out I cleaned up and painted to engine compartment as well. 180 degrees out upon initial...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-09-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
Can I just use 60 grit, rough sand it for the...

Can I just use 60 grit, rough sand it for the time being, light coat in SE primer and leave it be until I come back to do the body and paint?
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-09-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
You guys are tremendously helpful. Thank you so...

You guys are tremendously helpful. Thank you so much! The pulley only had surface rust that I was able to remove and then coated with engine enamel. Looks much better!

Quick question. What are your...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-08-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
Here is where we are at. Replaced the timing...

Here is where we are at. Replaced the timing chain (slightly loose, but not as bad as expected), removed and flushed the radiator and water jackets. Also purchased a 30 gallon compressor with ratchet...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-06-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
OK.. picking up the timing chain set this...

OK.. picking up the timing chain set this afternoon and going to get started. First, need beer :) While I am that far in, I am going to do the water pump, seems logical...? Mileage is showing 88k on...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-05-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
Thanks Dave. So here is the update... First, I...

Thanks Dave. So here is the update...

First, I reevaluated the noise to ensure I can provide a better description. It sounds more metallic than the sound coming from the exhaust manifold. Like a...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-04-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
The pan and pickup were not too bad. A little bit...

The pan and pickup were not too bad. A little bit of sludge, but I ran some gunk engine flush for 5 minutes before I dropped the pan, so I think that is to be expected. How far out do I need to get...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 09-03-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
UPDATE: Soo.. I was able to close the gap on the...

UPDATE: Soo.. I was able to close the gap on the exhaust to manifold coupling. It appears that the PO didnt have a heat riser and decided to weld a piece of metal into the exhaust tube to make up the...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-31-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
Fair enough guys. I don't want to come off as...

Fair enough guys. I don't want to come off as unappreciative, I am certainly not! Just want you to know I will try hard always, and screw up often... Haha. Your help is appreciated. I hope to do most...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-31-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
Dave, a couple comments on your rant if you don't...

Dave, a couple comments on your rant if you don't mind...

First off, your responses intimidate me a little as someone just getting started out. I have a mechanical mind, but not one that has been...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-31-2013, 12:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
Would the heat riser cause the metal on metal...

Would the heat riser cause the metal on metal sound at start as well as acceleration? I just ordered the part from macs but want to make sure I am getting all the bases covered
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-30-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
Yeah my heat riser appears to be missing. So the...

Yeah my heat riser appears to be missing. So the leak is severe, and hence the many washers to try and bridge the gap and pull the exhaust pipe into the manifold... Lol. I guess we will see how this...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-30-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
Awesome. Making progress! Today's lesson for me...

Awesome. Making progress! Today's lesson for me on google was flywheel vs flex plate. I definetly have a flex plate/automatic. I will give the car a "shakedown" tonight to ensure I am not missing...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-30-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
Any ideas on how to check the flexplate/starter...

Any ideas on how to check the flexplate/starter disengagement? what about motor mounts? Sorry, I am new to this, so much to learn!
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-30-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
Fair enough Dave! It appears to be localized in...

Fair enough Dave! It appears to be localized in the front center of the car and is louder from the bottom. It sounds like metal on metal, I was thinking possibly a loose/wobbly starter motor. Maybe a...
Forum: 1964 To 1966 Flairbirds - General Technical Discussion 08-30-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,333
Posted By Justinryanh
Clicking on start and acceleration

Long time lurker, first time joiner/poster. I recently purchased a 66 hardtop that I am looking to restore. So far I have it running and driving pretty well. I have a loud metallic clicking on start...
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