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    Wow! Where has the time gone? LOL.. These past...

    Wow! Where has the time gone? LOL.. These past few months have been hectic. The engine issues have been sorted and it's been reinstalled. Although the build was sidetracked it actually worked out for...
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    I was wondering what ever became of your project....

    I was wondering what ever became of your project. Glad to see your slowly getting back at it. It's a treat to see how people apply themselves to their projects depending on their skill set. Last...
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    I was there when it was disassembled. head...

    I was there when it was disassembled. head gaskets were perfect. They checked the mating surfaces of the head and block and they were dead on. The dynotest should put the issue to rest. If there's a...
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    So far so good if I dare say so. The freeze plug...

    So far so good if I dare say so. The freeze plug in question blew out twice under minimal pressure at the machine shop. Turns out the hole is 10 thousandths oversize. As for the coolant in the...
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    Thanks for the input John. At this point I'm just...

    Thanks for the input John. At this point I'm just hoping it isn't something that can't be corrected. I'd like to hear your best guess on this. Here's the exact course of events as it unfolded:

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    Keeping fingers crossed Andy. I wanted to share...

    Keeping fingers crossed Andy. I wanted to share this experience to help others learn by it. The Jury is out until the machine shop looks it over so it's anyone's guess as to the cause or causes.

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    Pretty low right now folks... Sadly, there's been...

    Pretty low right now folks... Sadly, there's been a major setback in the saga to build this beast. I encountered a catastrophic engine failure this past week. Long story short, I fired up Christine...
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    In case anyone's interested my car has her own...

    In case anyone's interested my car has her own facebook page now.. https://www.facebook.com/Christines-Revenge-674785692570645/

    As soon as things thaw out here from the long cold winter I'll be...
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    Carthom Upholstery has an original set and they...

    Carthom Upholstery has an original set and they can reproduce them to order. Pretty pricey in the $1000 to $2000 range from what I understand but a far superior reproduction to to Mel's from what...
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    Got a set from BigM. Mission accomplished. :)

    Got a set from BigM. Mission accomplished. :)
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    Glad you like it. :) The washer bag is a...

    Glad you like it. :) The washer bag is a reproduction I bought from Gary Goers. He also supplied the new washer bag cap. The only negative so far is the exhaust manifold coating. It failed and...
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    Thanks Guys! Glad you like it! After waiting...

    Thanks Guys! Glad you like it!

    After waiting several weeks I got the call that the Oval Air cleaners were finished and fully restored. Took my breath away when I got home and put them on. I just...
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    It LIVES! :) ...

    It LIVES! :)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=l61lpzPTzBA
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    Jiffy Jet Washer Bag Brackets

    I am in need of a set of inner fender brackets for the Jiffy Jet Washer bag. These are the brackets that suspend the bag from the inner fender (See Pic 2 large Brackets Lower Left). Also willing to...
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    For anyone who wants to upgrade to electronic...

    For anyone who wants to upgrade to electronic ignition this may help. I modified this Schematic if one would like to use a mid 1970's mopar distributor and ECU with the 1958 Plymouth factory harness....
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    Almost ready to fire... :) ...

    Almost ready to fire... :)


    https://i11.servimg.com/u/f11/17/03/54/58/dsc03811.jpg


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    I was thrilled after work today to find out that...

    I was thrilled after work today to find out that I located the Mopar #1689592 factory noise condenser that mounts at the voltage regulator! It's NORS but I've reproduced the labels so that's covered....
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    Thanks John! :) Today's progress was a lot of...

    Thanks John! :)

    Today's progress was a lot of fun! I installed the Voltage Regulator, starter solenoid, and A/C specific horns. After I got the regulator and solenoid wired I was a bit aggravated....
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    Inching ever closer day by day. I've had to...

    Inching ever closer day by day. I've had to overcome several petty issues but so far so good. To be quite honest "I spent a shitload of money on her" but oh well. I got the orange mopar ignition...
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    NOS horn ring and horn button finally installed....

    NOS horn ring and horn button finally installed. FA FA FABULOUS!


    https://i11.servimg.com/u/f11/17/03/54/58/dsc03723.jpg
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    I got a lot of work done yesterday and today. I...

    I got a lot of work done yesterday and today. I find that everything I do now is very rewarding as its all "finish" work. I reinstalled the gas tank today with an in line filter between the tank and...
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    Here's where I'm at. Getting there bit by bit. As...

    Here's where I'm at. Getting there bit by bit. As for the fan and radiator issue? I took some measurements and can make them work with some minor modifications to the fan blades and the radiator...
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    Conan! What is best in life? "To crush your...

    Conan! What is best in life?

    "To crush your enemies. See them driven before you.... And the 350 Golden Commando with Dual 4's!!!" :lol:

    Carbs are installed and hopefully it's permanent! Dual...
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    Just had to set em on the motor to get a preview!...

    Just had to set em on the motor to get a preview! :) Been waiting for this for 12+years... I'm not setting deadlines anymore and just going with the flow. It'll be started when its ready and that's...
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    Looks like a nice car to start with. Doing the...

    Looks like a nice car to start with. Doing the full bore "Christine Conversion"? Interested to know what power plant your planning on using! :)
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