When doing any work involving cutting the main power at the meter, I have always cut the clip carefully so it can be put back without notice. Then pulled meter and jumped the internal connections of the with shortened jumper cables. Done my work tested all circuits reinstalled meter. No permits...
Don't know for sure but IMO the clutch would be good. However I would use the 273 cam, solid lifters, push rods and adjustable rockers, you will save $$ on those items and will not have to sweating the cam going flat.
Your car looks great! No need for validation, although Valiants where at the bottom of the food chain back then, they sure have aged well.
No stripes, No spoilers, No scoops, No over styling, just simple nice lines in a lightweight form.
Uh, no. Is that why fuseable links links are used in your home or industry and anywhere else. There are slow blow fuses for momentary spikes and surges. A blown fuse indicates a problem how you deal with the problem is up to you. Fuseable link is nothing more than link of smaller gauge sized to...
Flip the front spring brackets to lower it about 1 inch, if they snag over time flip them back to the original location. This requires you to oval out 2 of the mounting holes. If you don't like that option either get lowering brackets or ESPO springs which in my experience do not snag.
Many do not care for there "pets" properly. You can tell this if a cat owner lets them out all night where they can get into trouble or killed, and a dog owner that lets them roam or chained to bark outside and never walks them. LAZY slobs that do not care and should not even own goldfish.
A car coming from a "rust free state" does not mean its rust free, and a car from a "rust' state does not mean its rusted. These are 50plus year old car made of steel, rust is rust. In 50 years any car will be subjected to a variety of conditions, evaluate it for what it is.
IMO any gain using a 340 driver side manifold would be offset a lot because of the wicked bend connection needed on the outlet (narrow early A vs wider chassis late A) I don't think that manifold shootout test took that into account.