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Rusty, this is a fabricated intake.
It's based on a 59 aluminum one barrel intake with the 4 barrel plenum welded on it.
With the push to race in September I put it on the shelf.
That will be phase 2.
A man has to know his limitations.
Engine going together now.
Head is on and torqued.
Smith Bros is making me one push-rod to check my math.
If correct I will order the set.
Rusty, I think people pick up the peanut head and don't think about the rocker shaft.
I had to get one for my Lancer build cause I just had the...
Lou Madsen and I were out there that year to give moral support to Bob Dally, the guy with the 66 Barracuda.
He threw a connecting rod out the...
The guy I spoke to said he was "the manager".
Counter guy was ready to give me a new one till the blue shirt got involved.
One of my slicks went flat sitting on jack stands.
Took the tube out and the valve stem has become un-bonded from the tube.
I took it back to...
Do you have a part number?
I have a couple of odd NOS sources.
Never know what might show up.
Clearance on Intake is close.
For now just going to a thicker head gasket.
Ordered 1 custom push-rod from Smith's Brothers to check fit on...
Did you contact Charlie in Florida?
Not a plane, but I worked on the prototype for this Blackhawk Firehawk.[ATTACH]
This will be auctioned in a few months as part of a huge Mopar hoard from Texas.
Very unique Lancer Station Wagon.
1961 Dodge Lance Chopped Wagon...
I would ask myself, do I want a Mexican spring or a Chinese spring?
Not much progress, too many distractions.Checking valve clearance and pushrod fit.[ATTACH]
Maybe it was a 3 and he swapped to a 4 speed.
I rode in a 69 Swinger back in the 70's. 4 Speed car with vinyl mat flooring.
Loved that car and the floor treatment.
I spoke with Tom Kocanda and he said he sold the Arrow to a guy in Paducah KY and he never heard from him again.
I purchased them from Cox Bros a few years ago.
I have a another set of Goodman Rockers that will go on the next motor.
Working on the head today.
Had a small victory removing the pipe nipple on the bottom of the head.
It had to be removed to clear the engine plate....
Your 60 fills from the passenger side, a 63 fills from the drivers side.
I know on a wagon the fuel travels forward in enters the tank from the...
One more post tonight.
This is Tom Kocanda, he was the first one to run my Colt.
He sold the Colt in 80 or so to Bob Cope.
Then he bought this...
Slow progress, story of my life.
Got more front end on today.
Worked on the engine plate with the mounts on both sides.
Made sure I can get it out...
Thanks Craig! You are going to build a slant aren't you!!!!!!!!
More front suspension pictures.
New bolts, rod end bearings, bushings, spacers etc.
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Cool another slant six race car! Thanks Craig!
Spun the engine with the starter today.
The trick, I think to the bellhousing deal is a starter without a nose support.
The Tilton Starter is like...
Thanks, that is what I thought.
I had cut the trunk floor out of my 67 Barracuda years ago and could not remember.
What got me thinking was I saw...
Thank you Rusty.