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  2. Ask the www and ye shall find... says this about the Victometer: "Tachometer, Victometer Centrifugal, Type B, US Navy 1920s This is a WWI or Post WWI-vintage aircraft tachometer used by the US Navy, Type B Victometer made by the Jos W Jones Co. Can be seen on the Spirit of St.Louis instrument panel, see photo. This is a centrifugal tachometer: as the rotation of the engine shaft rotates a cable attached to the case, weights rotate around an internal axis. The weights move outwardly due to centrifugal force, which pull a brace attached to the spring-loaded pointer. As the brace is pulled by the centrifugal force of the weights, the pointer is rotated clockwise, thus indicating RPMs. Very cool. "
  3. Hi - Could you post a picture of the back of your gauge assembly so i could have a "clear shot" of the speedometer hookup. I'm trying to figure out why mine doesn't work. The odometer works, but the speedometer doesn't and I figure that I'm somehow not getting the speedometer cable connected correctly. Thanks.
  4. Unplug the switch first.
  5. The part number number for the 33 PD ammeter assembly is 610395. Good luck!
  6. Totally agree with Gabriel and Jan. The ROA website is a wealth of information at your fingertips that you won't find anywhere else in one place. You can see that from the responses you already have on just the cornering lights! Knowing what you are looking for and what was available BEFORE you purchase will be repaid over and over again. Otherwise you end up jumping into the first one that "looks nice in that colour". just my two bobs worth.
  7. Got a little bit ahead of myself yesterday, but I took to refurbishing the 401 distributor. It was outright about $100 for cap, rotor, points, condenser and vac can. The guy at the counter tried to sell me cheap unipoints, but I'd rather them be separate so I don't have to junk the whole pile if one or the other goes bad. Also the cap was "NOS" from probably 20 years ago, still made in the good ol' USA. The road draft tube had to come off for the vac can to sit right in the original slot, so I plugged it with a rubber pipe plug (the screw in kind). The machinist I'm going to told me it was probably best to run the PCV system to alleviate any crankcase vapors, so I don't need the road draft tube anymore. I have to go back to the yard with the 401s to get the correct valley cover so it looks nice, they only want $14 for it. Also wanted to mention that the weights and springs out of the 56 distributor translater over to the 401 distributor no problem, so now I have a late model distributor that has been recurved to a stock distributor. I didn't measure the advance cam that the springs attach to, but it looks pretty close to the original one from the 56. Obviously no performance boost, but price wise I would do it again. $15 for a vacuum advance vs $90? Also for some reason around here they stopped selling the distributor rotor for the 56 distributor, unless you put in $25 for special order. Caps are still here, but also pretty pricey. Setting the dwell was also really nice, too. No more bumping the starter or trying to gap it properly. Also playing with the alternator bracket and thinking about ways to mount the vacuum pump. I think I've got it down, bolt on to outer hole, then make a T or L bracket to go off the other two holes on the pump. On the T or L, I'm going to get LH and RH heim joints with some all thread welded to a nut so I can set the adjustment up top. The alternator adjustment arm also needs some fixing, since it's been opened up a little towards the end. A few blows with the hammer should fix that up. I also went out today to the classic yard to pick up some things. I've been trying to get this timing cover off a 57 for three weeks now and finally got a puller to remove the harmonic balancer. I ran out of time today because I never wake up early enough, but next week it comes home with me for $50. The water pump mounting flange is still flat and true, as I expect for a cast iron timing cover. I really wanted to go with the TA Performance $300 timing cover, but this is now a budget build since there's only 2 months left before I leave for Washington State. If I do end up getting the TA Performance aluminum cover, NAPA still sells the 401/425 water pump, which has the same pulley snout as the 56, but is 5 vanes instead of 3. And for $50, which may be worth it if they're still making them new vs my stock 56 pump.
  8. Earl, If it;s something you've bird dogged for 50 years, it must be a special Buick, Good Luck!
  9. I try to hide em for a while, and I ALWAYS lie about how much I paid.
  10. Matches perfectly with a Navy Type "B" from the 1920s in size and most markings. I suspect a car or motorcycle usage as aircraft would have markings. Harold
  11. Please contact me at Located in Brooklyn, New York 1952 Oldsmobile Super 88 98 4BBL Carter WCFB Carburetor 2059S Remanufactured 1961 - 1967 Pontiac 389 CID 2BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 7023064 1962 Chevy 235 CID 6 Cyl 1BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 1963 Buick 215 CID A/T 2GC 2BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 7023142 1963 Buick 401 CID 4GC 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 7023143 1964 Oldsmobile 330 CID 4BBL 4GC Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 1964 Buick Wildcat Riviera 401 CID 4GC 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 1964 Buick 4GC 4BBL Rochester 300 CID w/ Water Choke 7024044 Carburetor Remanufactured 1964 - 1966 Cadillac 429 CID 4GC 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 1964 - 1966 Cadillac 429 CID 4GC 4BBL Rochester Carburetor w/ AC 7026030 1965 Oldsmobile 400 425 CID 4GC 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 1965 GMC 401 CID V6 2BBL Stromberg WWC Remanufactured Carburetor w/ Governor 23-171 1965 1966 Buick 4BBL Carter AFB Carburetor 364 401 425 CID Remanufactured 4053S 1966 - 1967 GMC 401 CID V6 2BBL Stromberg WWC Remanufactured Carburetor w/ Governor 23-228 1966 Cadillac 429 CID AFB 4BBL Carter Carburetor w/ Air Injector Reactor 4169S 1966 - 1967 CHEVY V8 327 CARTER 4 BBL Carburetor AVS Remanufactured 4028S 1967 Cadillac 400 430 CID 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 7027231 1967 Oldsmobile V8 442 Remanufactured 4BBL 4MV Rochester Carburetor 7027032 1968 - 1969 Buick 350 CID 2BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 7029140 1969 Chevy 327 350 396 400 CID 2BBL ACDelco Rochester NOS Carburetor 7029121 1970 Oldsmobile Toronado 455 CID 8 Cyl 4BBL Rochester Carburetor 7040252 1971 Pontiac 400 455 CID 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 17054907 1971 Chevy Vega 140 2.3L 2BBL 2GV ACDelco Rochester NOS Carburetor 7046630 1971 Chevy Vega 140 CID 2.3L 2BBL 2GV ACDelco Rochester NOS Carburetor 7041107 1971 Cadillac Calais DeVille El Dorado Fleetwood 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor C9095 1972 Chevy Vega 140 CID 2.3L 2BBL 2GV Rochester NOS Carburetor 7042125 1972 Cadillac 472 500 CID Rochester Quadrajet Carburetor 7042237 Remanufactured 1972 Chevy GMC 250 292 CID 1BBL Rochester Monojet Remanufactured Carburetor 7042014 1972 Pontiac V8 400 455 CID 4MV 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 1972 - 1973 Chevy Truck 250 292 CID 1BBL Rochester NOS Carburetor 17055535 1972 - 1973 Oldsmobile Omega 350 CID 4BBL Rochester Carburetor 7043255 1972 Chevrolet 307 CID Rochester 2BBL Carburetor Remanufactured 7042100 1973 Cadillac 472 500 CID 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 7043234 1973 Chevy & GMC Truck 350 CID 4MV 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 17054919 1973 - 1974 Pontiac 350 400 CID 2BBL Holley Economaster NOS Carburetor 1973 - 1974 Chevy Vega 1BBL Rochester Monojet NOS Carburetor 7043033 1973 Chevy Malibu Chavelle 307 CID 2BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 7043105 1973 - 1974 Pontiac 350 400 455 CID 4BBL Rochester Reman Carburetor 7044266 1973 - 1974 2BBL Holley 3520 NOS 140 CID 2.3L Chevy Vega Carburetor 1974 Chevy & GMC Truck 454 CID 7.4L Big Block 4MV 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 7044223 1975 Chevy & GMC Truck 350 400 CID M4MC 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 7045228 1975 - 1976 Chevy Vega Monza 1BBL ACDelco Rochester NOS Carburetor NOS 17054963 1975 - 1976 Chevy Chevette 140 CID 2BBL Holley Carburetor NOS 8295 1975 - 1976 Oldsmobile 350 455 CID 4BBL M4MC Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 7045183 1975 - 1977 Chevy Truck GM Cars 350 CID 5.7L 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 17057204 1975 - 1977 Chevy Truck GM Cars 350 CID 5.7L 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 7045228 1976 - 1978 Chevy Pontiac 1.4L 1.6L 1BBL Rochester NOS Carburetor 17055051 1976 - 1978 Chevy Chevette Pontiac 1.6L 1BBL Rochester NOS Carburetor 17057034 1977 Chevy Pontiac 2.3L 140 CID NOS 2BBL Holley Carburetor 8703 1978 - 1979 Cadillac Eldorado 425 CID 7.0L 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 17058531 1978 Pontiac 350 CID 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor M4MC 17058461 1979 Chevy GMC Truck 350 400 CID Heavy Duty 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 17059213 1979 Oldsmobile 350 403 CID 4BBL Rochester Remanufactured Carburetor 17059253
  12. Actually the mount bolt holes are FINE as they are on the very end. The broken bolt boss is where the the diff housing bolts to the tranny housing. The separate diff housing was added when the 4T60E was introduced in 1991. It allowed GM to have one tranny housing and both a standard diff housing and a HD housing (the HD diff is slightly longer). But yes, I do intend to replace the diff housing as that broken bolt boss is NOT good. No idea how it got broken as again, it would have had NOTHING to do with the removal of the transmission or it passenger side mount.
  14. I'm looking for a wiring diagram for the switches if some one has them it would be appreciated I'm trying to put new wiring in an never done it an trying to save money on not buying newer switches but have no clue goes
  15. I really like that Singer, I wouldn't mind finding a similar project myself.
  16. Looks in good shape with cap and sender unit. Didn't see any markings. Located Virginia at Port Royal general store.
  17. Update for today, I may do one more tonight after getting back from grocery shopping Peter G, the webmaster here for AACA, has given us wonderful tools to work with.... picture uploading for one, and multiple forums to have focus... and one other is the "ignore" button which I have never needed..... Or the standard equipment "back button", in case you don't really like what may become my most bizarre build thread ever. It will start with asking some of you who like the "full monty" no holds barred, behind the scenes thread style.... I ask you to watch the Bens Mill trailer above first, then lock yourself away from any distractions like family, pets, phones, etc, to spend just 20-ish minutes more, on the only large piece of the Ben Thresher documentary, that is available for free on the web. I ask you as only since I posted the first opening of the program on Thursday, I finally understood what Ben said in one other segment that you can't view for free.... he said , in reference to the possible thought of himself as being special.. "I learned all this from the old timers who already where here when I was young..."I am just a Johnny Come Lately" . I always misunderstood that as being humble and not wanting to seem like bragging about what he can do. I now know, he was really implying that "he is NOT the only one who can STILL do what he does",( in the old ways, with old tools), AND my notation for you here: >>"in a very cluttered messy run down mill". I will now not hide the fact that I work on things for others and myself, that are economically "upside down" or could be had as "new things" like a part, etc. If you watch the link I will post below, you will see that some people STILL want high quality but old fashioned things "repaired" (not restored), or built, and will wait for Ben to do these. I never let myself say online, that "I am Ben"... I now know "I am like Ben", still doing things the old ways with:, old unwanted tooling, and cast off materials just like was done by Bens old-timer's he spoke of. One segment not on the free video, is Ben digging out front for surplus iron/steel donated by his friends "because I thought you could use it someday"...... Just like my friends do. He is shown in his rusty early 70s truck, pulling a steel band out of the weeds with a chain, that once held a farm silo together. And later gets some of the "irons" from a long rotted away wooden horse drawn logging sled that was common back then during winter save time making a new sled, that eventually is shown in use on snow in winter by the customer. Who the heck wants to do logging/firewood that way? HE does! dammit, and Ben provided the skills to build it. I will then start by showing "one" of my old "machines" that I've never used, but am dying to try out on the very next missing small pieces for the LaSalle. Maybe tonight, or soon....and... where I got it, and it's cost... I did move a lot of "Bens clutter" to take pics of it today
  18. LOVE the Franklin! Love 'em both.
  19. '65 Riv power steering pump. I removed the high pressure fitting on it to make sure it was clear and there is an 'o' ring that fits in a groove right behind it. The book says to replace it and as mine is a bit stiff that is what I'm trying to do. Can't find one of the correct size. Went to my 'best' parts store in town and they have a larger & smaller one. Can anyone tell me the correct size for this thing? Steve
  20. A package deal with the Franklin?
  21. Go to THIS WEBSITE and enter your Tracking Number.
  22. Yesterday
  23. Thanks again for the help guys I've ordered a rebuild kit for the carb but im having a hard time finding a master cylinder any help is appreciated
  24. Not in that order i cranked it a bit with the coil disconnected put the new fuel pump on got it running confirmed it had oil to the head and did an oil change 20170526_174756.mp4
  25. Having spoken on the telephone to the owner of the Morris 10/Six and requested that he send me some more detail photographs I am still waiting, waiting and still waiting. In the meanwhile my better half has decided that I really do not need a four door saloon so he has probably been right in not bothering either himself or me. It has been decided that what I really need is a Pre-1925 English or European, Light Car (under 1500cc) Possibly a mechanically complete rolling chassis, that I can build one of my staggered seat two seater sports/racing bodies on.
  26. I'm also interested in vintage, unusual turn signal lights and mechanisms. There were dozens of different ways that were come up with to signal Here is an aftermarket light cluster I liked because of the spelling and colors. This will probably go on the center of the rear bumper of my Buick even though it sort of looks like a motorcycle set up.
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