The clutch linkage on the early's is pretty primative and prone to wear. As has been mentioned when you crawl under and inspect, you're likely to...
That "overload thing" is to prevent your front driveshaft from hitting the bell housing when the springs compress.
Outstanding work John!(y) Kinda makes me miss my old '51 pickup.:(
Thank you for posting this information, Ken. This is the kind of stuff that helps make this place a goldmine for those who are digging for help...
A friend used vinegar saturated paper towels laid on the steel to remove the scale from a trailer frame he built. He said it worked.
That's exactly what I was thinking, but Grant beat me to it!
That's one of the reasons I'm using it on my project.
Where is the wiring diagram?
I had to relocate mine to allow for my power steering gear.
I drilled the rivet and carefully used a thin cutoff wheel to cut the weld. Was able to relocate/reuse the bracket.
That's the kind of stuff I end up doing too. I've ended up with a few smoldering jigs, but I got the weld done! :bananatool:
There must be some kind of science to allowing for warpage, but I'm thinking it's more "educated guesswork". I was shocked to see how much things...
You will want to be able to get at it to drain condensation from the tank on a regular basis. If you don't, you will rot the tank out.
Happy to hear you got it going easily. I like the looks of your rig (y)
Looks like a bracket you'd bolt on and hook a return spring to.
I know what you mean about "distractions" aka "life"...
I went this route to stay away from my frame mounted Master cylinder, and leave the front dump exhaust as is. I kept my stock column from the...
I think the pickle jar is more traditional, they're still glass. My peanut butter jars are plastic. :p
Just a side note, I made mine adjustable with a grade 8 bolt and a Heim joint.
Nice work! I see your bumper could use some love too, I was able to massage out most of the kinks in mine using a hydraulic press and a few select...
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