Archive for posts in September 2010
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 manifold, new carb, new rocker covers and air cleaner, new ignition coil and new spark plug leads.


Removed: Smog pump. No real reason for me to keep it other than preserving the original

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 yet cut to size), a TuffStuff 70A alternator and a Summit ProTorque high-torque mini starter.


Some nice chrome dress up bits, a Moroso air cleaner and tall valve covers, plus oil breathers and

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 was fairly straight forward to install. The car was orignally a single exhaust, so there were not the provisions to hang dual pipes. But, this just required a few holes to be drilled and