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About Alfre

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  1. Alfre

    Avanti R2, 1963, refresh

    Good job putting the tractor back together , can you use your two post lift to position the wheel? Al
  2. Alfre

    Stuck clutch disc

    Warm up engine lock brakes and yank shift into high gear with engine idling do not use a lower gear, should stall engine if clutch does not release. Al
  3. Alfre

    Avanti R2, 1963, refresh

    congratulation on the morris and getting the axle out of the tractor. We just returned from the vcca happy days tour too mayberry NC driving the corvair , had a great time and covered 1999.9 miles round trip. Al
  4. Alfre

    gardner automobile

    I have a 23 24 28 gardner what would you like to know Al
  5. Alfre

    Avanti R2, 1963, refresh

    Looks like kubota uses black rtv for gaskets ,same as newer John Deeres if you get good at this type of repair I've got a full size Deere you can work on. Al
  6. Alfre

    New guy, old car

    track down 6v battery
  7. Alfre

    Avanti R2, 1963, refresh

    So spring is in the air down south, here in central NY snow is still about 8 inches deep and temp may get to 40 today. I have started the corvair ,gardner and 29 chevy the 53 is in storage about 3 miles away but haven't driven any yet. the snow mobil still works good at this time. Al
  8. does the motor have two large capacitors mounted on top? if it does you have a start switch inside that needs cleaning or replacing. Could have just one capacitor Al
  9. More apt to be pitted start switch.
  10. Alfre

    Leather belts for side mount tires

    If you have any amish in your area they have some one making belts. Al
  11. Alfre

    Heirloom Tools

    You are correct it is a valve seat reservicer, it has adapters that hold the valve by the slot or dimple in the valve head and rotate as you stated using grinding compound.
  12. Alfre

    What are these? Graham Paige Tags

    I agree with tool room tag. Al
  13. Alfre

    Kingpin retainer pin

    It drives out buy hitting the nut end. Al
  14. Alfre

    1935 Cadillac Charging Issue

    You are running on only battery power. The amp meter can not react that quickly to show points opening and closing with the engine running . Al
  15. Alfre

    Avanti R2, 1963, refresh

    As one who converted VW beetles into total electric in the 70s I think you made an excellent choice . Al