Archive for posts in 2010

How to rebuild a Rochester Quadrajet carburetor. For now, this is just a dump of all the remaining pictures I have of the rebuild process (unfortunately a few got corrupted on my failing hard drive). In time I will write the …

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Tagged: Body, Engine

With only a few things to work out with the engine now, it’s time to get the body ready for all the work it desperately needs. Haven’t yet decided whether I’m going to yank the engine to make painting the bulkhead(firewall) …

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Saturday 25th

Everything (…almost) I bought as mentioned here has been bolted on and set up… looks a bit newer and showier than the humdrum look it was sporting a little while back.

 

Installed: New starter motor, new radiator, new alternator, new …

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Tuesday 21st
Tagged: Parts

Received a big delivery of parts from Summit yesterday. Amongst the parts are… an aluminium Edelbrock Performer intake manifold (gaskets not included, by the way), an Optima 800CCA battery, a Pertronix FlameThrower II ignition coil and spark plug leads (universal, not …

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Video in post… Had to make a section of pipe to go between the extension pipes out of the X-pipe and the headers. The pipes, centre to centre, were narrower than the headers, and hang lower to the ground. The rest …

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Wednesday 18th
Tagged: Body, Engine

Finally… an update! Only, a year in waiting… The engine has been fully rebuilt, and is back in the car. Video below!

 

 

The electronics were lashed up to prove the engine. The current coil and points will be replaced …

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