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  1. odat

    Franklin Gas gauge

    I use POR gas tank sealer kit. Eastwood sells it. If the tank is very rusted fill it with dawn dish soap and smooth rocks. I have a big tumbler that I set it in but if you do not have that luxury find a big cement mixer and strap it to the inside. roll it for about 15 min or 1/2 hr. then use the kit. They look like new after this procedure.
  2. I will take two as they come from the foundry. I may know someone that can do the machining!!!!!!!!!
  3. Do not Kasenite drill rod. It will chip and crack as the heat involved in applying the Kasenite wil harden the substructure of the rod. you need an 8620 or 4140 to case harden. you can also use CRS but not have the rod straight. If you torch harden tool steel you HAVE to draw it back at around 600 to 900 degs to reach a stable hardness. Sorry just the toolmaker coming out!!!
  4. odat

    What is it??

    That was Stardex!!! but the dam spell check got it. I had to force it it write this. So helpful it hurts!!!!
  5. odat

    What is it??

    I plan on having the stardust installed but not hooked up. I want it to be ready to go but do not like the function of it. I also shut off the stop at idle on my modern cars. But I do want this car to be as it came out of the Factory.
  6. odat

    What is it??

    Thank you. I will keep it on the car!
  7. odat

    What is it??

    This is the switch on the intake of the 32. I have a few intakes with this switch. What does it do???? it has a ew sets of point inside but does not move with vac or presure.
  8. odat

    masco heater

    Thank everyone for looking!!!! I found one with the open and close Tee still working.
  9. odat

    masco heater

    I have a very nice masco manifold for the downdraft engines. I know it fits a 29 and may go back a few years. I need a 32 Masco manifold. does anyone want to swap???
  10. Did this car sell and if so who got it?
  11. Sunny Great to have you still working with your Franklin. I was afraid we lost you. you won't find a simpiler car to keep running.
  12. Not yet but now have the printed sheets on paper to size. now I need to find someone that can print the wrap. I could also print on transfer and paint the dials and apply. Just finished painting the dash. very long process and frustrating as it took many times to get it right. I would guess 30 to 40 hrs total.
  13. Here is an AIR Cooled midget for you
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