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Re: 352 front crankshaft seal replacement
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Thanks. I figured as long as it was on a "good" portion of the crank it would be okay.
John

Posted on: 6/28 10:09:03
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352 front crankshaft seal replacement
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When replacing the front crankshaft rope seal in the timing cover with the new "perfect circle" seal, do I fully seat the seal in the retainer or leave it flush with the retainer face?
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John

Posted on: 6/27 9:04:27
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Re: Clipper Power Brake Upgrade
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That is always something to consider. I was even thinking of trying to get a Corvette assembly from a junk yard to try for fitment. Unfortunately, the dashboard is out of my car so I can't take any measurements to see if the specs match up, so I was hoping one, or more, members might have considered this solution already. I'm also concerned that the MC size might not be enough for the 4 wheel drum brakes on a vehicle as heavy as a 55 Constellation.

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Clipper Power Brake Upgrade
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I have been perusing the Project Blogs and Forums, and couldn't find an answer or opinion on this.
Has anyone considered, or tried, using a Power Brake upgrade using the MC/Booster Combo with Swing Pedal? AS an example, something dexigned like this:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/7-DUAL-Power- ... ksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649
or
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Universal-Und ... id=p2047675.c100752.m1982
If this would work, I understand having to lose the fresh air duct on the drivers side, and the need to reinforce the firewall in that area, but it seems like this would be a feasible way to upgrade to a dual MC without having to build or modify the brake pedal.
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John

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Re: Pistons Wanted
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Thanks. I'll be waiting to hear from you!

Posted on: 2019/8/29 9:40
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Re: Pistons Wanted
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Might be interested in the oil pump, Can you contact me via email with particulars. jselph at cox dot net
Thanks,
John

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Pistons Wanted
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Need 2 +30 pistons for 55 Constellation, 352 ci engine. Hopefully someone has a couple of good, used, 30 over, pistons for a reasonable price.
Thanks,
John

Posted on: 2019/8/27 13:41
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Re: clipper
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Try putting the old rotor back in, and check to make sure that the points are properly adjusted and the condenser is not grounded out.

Posted on: 2019/6/9 5:57
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Re: Any ideas ??????????
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I still have one. Bought it when I had an old MG-A and had to sync the carbs. A bit tricky but once you get the hang of it, they work pretty good. It is nothing but a basic device to make sure you have equal air flow through the carbs.

Posted on: 2019/4/10 7:15
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Re: Free engines
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Oh well, a bit too much of a drive from New Orleans!

Posted on: 2019/4/10 7:11
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