john hess

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  1. Possible... Listening to video makes me think external issue... Not necesarily internal... Hesitation of starter engaging is key... perhaps someone else who hears your video can help diagnose... Good sound quality there... Anyone listening out there ??.... I'd wait for another response before you begin taking things apart.... Might be something simple we are overlooking...
  2. Sounds like you got starter problems... Is starter mounted straight ? Maybe starter gear shaft bent... Listen under hood to pinpoint noise....sounds smooth running but clicking seems to be something else in there.... Keep us posted of your findings... John
  3. Looks good.... Guess i should take your lead !! Have same pieces laying idle for a year so far... Need cleaned and painted too... Finally nice weather has arrived in PA.... 70s this weekend.. pic of my doors with zinc primer..... John
  4. Mine are in the same condition... I can only think it is from condensation inside the car that runs down and collects on the headliner at the clips... John
  5. It has been over 1 year since my 53 4 door went to the painter... My patience has been tested many times over these past few months.... However... Today I was pleasantly reassured that the end is near..!!... Color has arrived !!!... Its only a sample of things to come.....but,... The end is near !!!...... Yay !!!!... Hopefully soon I can give updates as the reassembly begins... Not much to see but for me, a big deal.... Check out the bottom left corner... Paint code 5307..... This card spray out was a good match for my attempt at painting the fire wall many months ago.... A nice uplift in these trying times... Hope you all are well... Stay safe.. thanks for looking.... John
  6. All good there, Mark. No matter what order pics are.. thats my next project if i ever get car back from painter !! I vaccumed my liner first.. got rid of all fuzzies that you were breathing.. wish i had it... Since we are both at same point on interior work we could swap ideas.. John
  7. April 6 was 1 year since we moved it to the paint shop... I guess most painters have suffered from to much exposure to fumes over the years... SLOW... But the price was right... Heres all I have for now, as of two weeks ago.... 2 coats filler primer... Blocked between each.. minimum filler on this car as I spent many hours (months) tapping out any imperfections... Not perfect, but not bad for my first one... Painter says wet sanding next and then color..... Sorry for no updates, but nothing to report.. stay safe..... John
  8. I am going with the book pressure of 29 After 1 year l see no wear on my 5 new 7.10x 15s at all !!!!!!.... might be cause they are still not on the car.... Painter has the car over a year now and not finished yet. Not happy... Wish i could be of more help.... Wishing all a safe day... Hopefully this lockdown will soon be over......
  9. Looks great there Phil.. good job ! John
  10. Hi Phil... Heres the best I can do on short notice, as I am conducting corona research..... The piece in question looks something like this.. you may have to adjust side notches to match wire thickness. Also the edge is flared to match the piece you have to prevent chafing on wires.. hope this helps.. John
  11. Its curved to match the top piece. Keeps the wires in line.. ill get ya a picture with some dimentions later today... John.
  12. Check the vacuum line to the distributor also... Make sure vac advance is functioning on dist.
  13. Old parts are more valuable than gold.. keep all old parts !!! If you really want to dispose of it, I will take it off your hands !!!!... John