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Re: .... or Worse?

Thanks to everyone for the tips.  I should have mentioned, I have soaked the cylinders in Marvel Mystery Oil and/or lots of PB Blaster.  Have done that
GB Baker
4:51 PM
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48942

Re: Starter or Worse?

On an engine that has been sitting that long, anything could be stuck or seized. I had one this week that the AIR pump was seized and the engine refused to
Michel Aubé
3:40 PM
#48942
 
48941

Re: Starter or Worse?

As we all know - the worst thing we can do to our old cars is let them sit year after year and not just because of the old fuel issues. The oil in the engines
Marc Miesch
3:22 PM
#48941
 
48940

.... or Worse?

Garrett, You must have a bottomless stash of hopium ;~)) After 20+ years of sitting, there's more than a world of hurt that could be done to the engine with
ybshore
12:47 PM
#48940
 
48939

Re: Starter or Worse?

Sounds like the engine is stuck. Remove all of the spark plugs and squirt some Marvel Mystery oil into all of the cylinders. Let it sit a couple of days and
john sadowski
12:31 PM
#48939
 
48938

Starter or Worse?

I'm trying to get my '60 to at least turn over.  Car has been sitting for a good 20+ years.  When I turn the key I get a wack or clunk sound (once) then a
GB Baker
11:59 AM
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48937

Re: 1960 Brake Shoe Size?

Hi,Thanks for the idea, didn't thing of that, I'll give it a try.   Garrett  From: "retromobilia retromobilia@... [Imperial-Club]"
GB Baker
11:52 AM
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48936

Re: 1960 Brake Shoe Size?

Thanks! From: "ybshore@... [Imperial-Club]" To: Imperial-Club@yahoogroups.com Sent: Friday, July 31, 2015 2:19 PM Subject:
GB Baker
11:50 AM
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48935

Re: 1959 Chrome Car

G'day Dave and everyone else reading this, Thanks for your kind comments. I guess in the end I think when we restore a car, in effect we are maintaining a link
Carl Kelsen Arlette Pat
1:12 AM
#48935
 
48934

66 imperial

http://barnfinds.com/rare-cruiser-1966-chrysler-imperial-convertible/ just seen this Gary,NZ
gary
12:53 AM
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48933

Re: 1959 Chrome Car

I can’t imagine them looking good on a Tucker. On that 59 below, I like the way they look. John From: mailto:Imperial-Club@yahoogroups.com Sent: Friday, July
john sadowski
10:19 PM
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48932

Re: 1959 Chrome Car

Well spoken Carl, my sentiments exactly. I always hear "It's your car so you can do whatever the heck you want with it" talk, but i cringe even more at that
David G
10:08 PM
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48931

Re: Carter AFB Accelerator Pump Plunger Source

Thanks, I tried that already. It has a bad pucker in it. It looks like it kind of folded back and stayed that way for a long time. From:
Dan
9:49 PM
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48930

Fuel Pump Replaced: Easy Job: Used "grease trick": done

After the overwhelming majority of posts suggested (actually insisted) that the pump be replaced, I did so. While I was dreading it, I just did it. Luckily,
norman silverman
Jul 31
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48929

Re: 1960 Brake Shoe Size?

There is a clutch repair shop here in Nashville that reshoed my 63 imperial, 61dodge, and my John Deere lawn tractor. Look for a local clutch shop. Sent from
reaney4@...
Jul 31
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