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Old 09-12-2013, 11:43 AM   #81
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very nice any more updates?
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Old 09-13-2013, 04:55 AM   #82
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Thank you flatheadz-forever, I should have some update pics early next week. I have to say that this project has been fun, I am learning a lot about these awesome motors.
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Old 09-16-2013, 05:17 AM   #83
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Any recommendations on what type of sealant if any on the gaskets?
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Old 09-16-2013, 04:55 PM   #84
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Old 09-17-2013, 04:49 AM   #85
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Old 09-18-2013, 09:49 PM   #86
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That stuff has never let me down
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Old 09-23-2013, 10:42 AM   #87
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Some progress, sent the distributor to Bubba's Hot Rod Shop a few days ago and will be sending the water pumps out tomorrow to Skip's. Hope to drop the pistons in this week, will post pics when I do.....
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Old 10-01-2013, 04:55 AM   #88
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Finally!!! Pistons are in the block!!
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Old 10-01-2013, 06:17 AM   #89
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It looks like a nice tidy job!

Excellent work!

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Old 10-01-2013, 10:34 AM   #90
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Thanks Mart!
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Old 10-07-2013, 04:37 PM   #91
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Received my water pumps from Skips today. One of the pumps has a warped pulley, not Skips fault, when I sent them I thought that the shaft was frozen on one of them but now I realized the pulley is touching the pump body. My questoin is how can a I change out the warped pulley for a new one?
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Old 10-08-2013, 03:23 PM   #92
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Distributor update.
When this project started i hoped that lsjuniper would use the factory helmet with the build. You just cant beat the helmet when set up and ready to go.
The picture shows the before and after , we have a very mad and dead spider , we named him Henry..
I have to replace the coil and hope to have a good used one to test tomorrow. The old coil had a shorted (open) primary coil and was junk....
Anyway heres todays update......
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Old 10-09-2013, 04:56 AM   #93
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OMG!!!! I'm speechless?!?!?!?! Nice job!!!
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Old 10-09-2013, 08:15 PM   #94
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very nice looks great!
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Old 10-11-2013, 08:08 AM   #95
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The old coil had a open primary winding, dug around in the parts box and found a like new Niehoff unit. Ran on tester runs good.
Should look good with the new engine etc.......

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Old 10-11-2013, 09:21 AM   #96
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Lsjuniper, I would be be checking for cracks before spending a lot of time on it. The bad ones are between the valves and the cylinders, the center cooling openings say big truck to me. If it passes the crack test, take the cam gear off to see if the bottom end will turn over, good luck Chuck S.
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Old 10-11-2013, 09:24 AM   #97
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sorry I just read the first page!
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Old 10-11-2013, 10:32 AM   #98
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No prob Chuck.
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Old 10-12-2013, 06:14 PM   #99
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Can't wait to put that Distributor on the motor!!!
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Old 10-31-2013, 10:33 AM   #100
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Some more work done to the motor, here are some pics..

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