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Re: Clipper 47. Leaf spring bushing replacement - is this a drive way job?
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Josef Lichtenberg
Don thank you very much, this helps. I will go in thins way. Best regards Josef

Posted on: 10/24 23:15
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Re: Rust in gas tank
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Josef Lichtenberg
on my clipper i have got the same problem. i removed the tank and filled it with 50 very sharp edged and pointed wood screws, then shook the tank extensively. removed all 50 screws. rinsed with water, then put rust converter in the tank. then rinsed again extensively with water. after drying, reinstalled and put back into use with a large petrol filter.i did not use any seal or paint. because i have no confidence that it will distribute evenly in the tank. i change the filter once a month. this has been working for 2 years now. the filters are very inexpensive and can be hidden well. everything looks original.
BR Josef

Posted on: 10/23 14:35
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Clipper 47. Leaf spring bushing replacement - is this a drive way job?
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i am going to replace my brittle old leaf spring and shakle bushings. As i have no car lift, only jack and jack stands i wonder if this is a job that can be done this way. Or if there are usually always serious complications that actually require working powerfully upright under the car? So what do you think, should i not even start this without a lift?

I am looking forward to hearing your thoughts on this matter. BR Josef

Posted on: 10/23 14:25
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Re: Clipper 47- just as a spare wheel i look for a alternative rim
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Howard thank you for your reply. My car is a 1947 super clipper 2103 with a 356 CUI engine. best regards Josef

Posted on: 10/20 5:28
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Clipper 47- just as a spare wheel i look for a alternative rim
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Josef Lichtenberg
My car has got no spare wheel. Just for emergency use i look for a easy to find rim.
Because i don't live in the US it's not easy to find original replacements, so i'm looking for something that kind of fits. Something from a widely used brand. Chevy, Ford, Plymouth etc. is there anything ? Look forward to any adwise. best regards Josef

Posted on: 10/19 13:57
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Re: New Complete Wire Harness
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Josef Lichtenberg
for my series 21 i have used YNZ. well made. fit exact. instalation manual was well made too. you can choose all options your car has got. i can not tell you bad things. BR Josef

Posted on: 10/19 13:47
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Re: 47 Clipper rear axle bearing play / clearance
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Josef Lichtenberg
thank you very much for your reply. I will try like you proposed. BR Josef

Posted on: 8/29 3:46
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Re: 47 Clipper rear axle bearing play / clearance
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Josef Lichtenberg
thank you very much for your reply. I will try like you proposed. BR Josef

Posted on: 8/29 3:45
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47 Clipper rear axle bearing play / clearance
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Josef Lichtenberg
Please could someone push me in the right direction?
After a long drive, i wanted to check everything on the car. With the rear axle raised, i checked the rear wheels on the outside of the tires to see if the wheels had play. I found that both rear wheels had play, barely noticeable, but a little. the wheel nuts are all tight. the castle nuts on both sides of the axle also. In the workshop manual is on the subject of axle bearings of the rear axle that there is a special tool with the number J-2560 to check the play of the axle. (checking gauge J-2560) This tool I do not have. There must obviously be a little play. How can I measure this without the tool? Is there a trick?
thank you very much in advance, BR Josef

Posted on: 8/28 6:00
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Re: Metering rod for Carter WDO 531 S
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Josef Lichtenberg
Hi Jim, thanks for your thoughts. These instructions for the carburetor I did not know yet, I had only one with less cut away views. This will be useful to me in any case, thank you very much, greetings Josef

Posted on: 5/23 13:03
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