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Old 12-02-2013, 07:05 AM   #61
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Bubba how did the rotors go in your "performance" test?
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Old 12-02-2013, 08:54 AM   #62
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Bubba how did the rotors go in your "performance" test?
Will run one this week , have two on the bench 90% completed ready to test...
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Old 12-02-2013, 06:00 PM   #63
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I have a HC that is complete. The internal ring has a little tit that positions the cap in the correct place. That tit is pretty much worn off do to poor removal and replacement technique.

Can that tit be built up with epoxy or liquid steel.

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Old 12-03-2013, 01:06 AM   #64
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I had the same issue and here is how I dealt with it:


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Old 12-03-2013, 07:17 AM   #65
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I had a browse around your various projects, Bill, very interesting stuff. I do remember some of it, but it was nice to visit again.

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Old 12-03-2013, 07:47 AM   #66
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I have the H.C. distributor that was on my 32 whan I bought it in 1970 and drove it home after sitting for quite a spell. Ran great enough to take a c\Chevy at the lights and driver looked amazed! Walt just finished my engine with a crab-- so I am watching this post with interest. Showed
WALT the H.C. and he thought it looked O.K. . Will send to Bubba when new roters are checked out even though my present one looks O.K. Kerk
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Old 12-08-2013, 12:12 AM   #67
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Will run one this week , have two on the bench 90% completed ready to test...
Hopefully those are my two. Anything new to report on the rotors?

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Old 12-08-2013, 09:01 AM   #68
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Just what is a HC dist,all this talk and I'm not familiar with them,do I need one on my 35'. What were they used on to start with ???
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Old 12-08-2013, 10:59 AM   #69
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Don: The HC is a Harman Collins dual coil distributor made by that company to replace the Ford 42-48 distributor, that uses one coil. No you do not need one for any of the Fords. It is more of a Hot Rod, high performance, part.
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Old 12-08-2013, 11:10 AM   #70
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Nice to see people like Bill in our Hobby.
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Old 12-10-2013, 03:26 PM   #71
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Sorry this took so long but i got the rotor in a customers unit this morning and took it for a spin.

The rotor fits like a glove and seems to work just fine!!! Nice product !!
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Old 12-15-2013, 12:34 AM   #72
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Hopefully those are my two. Anything new to report on the rotors?

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Well, I'm scurrying about now trying to get them done by the end of this year. This week I have some more little 'mods' to do on the mold then I can start production. Sorry for keeping you Gentlemen waiting. Might throw up some pictures of the process, some of you might be curious as to how its done.
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Old 12-15-2013, 12:55 AM   #73
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Might throw up some pictures of the process, some of you might be curious as to how its done.
I would be interested in seeing those pictures.
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Old 12-15-2013, 01:01 AM   #74
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Same here...
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Old 12-15-2013, 02:04 AM   #75
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Old 12-17-2013, 07:20 PM   #76
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This is the mold I've made. I will post more later, just felt bad giving you guys a 'teatse then not posting .

Currently modifying the top collar's height due to some people actually having to "sand" down so it doesn't rub on the inside of the cap. Also, the rivits need to be made.... the ones I used before I'm not happy with. I want to build a rotor that won't have any issues down the road ....
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Old 12-17-2013, 07:28 PM   #77
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Thanks for posting. Very impressive! We have been without rotors for so long, it's great to see this project in the works with light at the end of the tunnel.

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Old 12-17-2013, 07:43 PM   #78
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As above !!!
AWESOME!!! & thank you !!!
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Old 12-17-2013, 09:50 PM   #79
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Thanks for the update. Looking forward to the finished product.
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WAITING WITH BAITED BREATH-----------THANKS Gary
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