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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 234,833
Posted By AndrewNance
Waiting on the post where you’ve put it on wire...

Waiting on the post where you’ve put it on wire wheels :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2021, 09:58 AM
Replies: 700
Views: 354,398
Posted By AndrewNance
Probably the best choice for that part of the...

Probably the best choice for that part of the state. Thereís hardly a straight enough road to let a turbo LS do itís thing.
Forum: performance & modifications 05-02-2021, 05:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,012
Posted By AndrewNance
The width of the wheel isnít going to matter much...

The width of the wheel isnít going to matter much if youíre still considering a 195 tire. Just get the wheels you want. The steering wonít be unbearable with a 205. That steering wheel is way too...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 05-02-2021, 12:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,688
Posted By AndrewNance
There’s a place that makes custom shades. They...

There’s a place that makes custom shades. They send you a template and you cut it to fit your windshield and mail it back to them. I’ll have to ask Kyle what it was called.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-30-2021, 04:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,012
Posted By AndrewNance
A 205 at factory offset would likely rub the sway...

A 205 at factory offset would likely rub the sway bar near full lock. Outside clearance should be a non-issue.

Steering will be noticeably heavier at low speeds but nothing to be concerned about.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-28-2021, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,781
Posted By AndrewNance
Donít his clutches ship direct from the...

Donít his clutches ship direct from the manufacturer?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,716
Posted By AndrewNance
Even if your floats are set correctly the SUs...

Even if your floats are set correctly the SUs probably aren’t going to like that extra fuel pressure. Do you have a mechanical pump you can throw on there and see if that helps? I had a similar issue...
Forum: performance & modifications 04-21-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,917
Posted By AndrewNance
Sort of unrelated but what’s the reason for...

Sort of unrelated but what’s the reason for choosing an M410 over an M41?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-21-2021, 07:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,716
Posted By AndrewNance
Make sure the distributor isn’t installed 180*...

Make sure the distributor isn’t installed 180* off. You can check by moving your plug wires around on the distributor. Move 1 to 3, 2 to 4, etc.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-11-2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 700
Views: 354,398
Posted By AndrewNance
This car got crushed...

This car got crushed...
Forum: events 04-08-2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,675
Posted By AndrewNance
It’s up to y’all (and not like $23 will add much...

It’s up to y’all (and not like $23 will add much to the cost of the trip anyway) but I have literally never seen or heard of anyone getting busted for fishing without a license.
Forum: projects & restorations 04-03-2021, 02:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,164
Posted By AndrewNance
Man this looks like a pretty nice car! I vote for...

Man this looks like a pretty nice car! I vote for whitewalls or something a little more classic.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 04-03-2021, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,562
Posted By AndrewNance
Dude just have your SUs rebuilt instead of...

Dude just have your SUs rebuilt instead of swapping to that miserable Weber, unless you fully commit to the DCOEs.
Forum: performance & modifications 03-09-2021, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,355
Posted By AndrewNance
Just be careful with cheap replacement studs for...

Just be careful with cheap replacement studs for those things and definitely stay away from stainless. Just make your life easy and spend the extra dollars on OE studs, or some other good quality...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-03-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,091
Posted By AndrewNance
Had both alternators tested. Shop said they...

Had both alternators tested. Shop said they operate correctly and show no signs of faulty diodes. I swapped the known-working Denso off my 122 and get the same draining issue. Put it back on the 122...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-02-2021, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,174
Posted By AndrewNance
None of the cars I've had with SUs ever...

None of the cars I've had with SUs ever hot-started as well as they start when they're cold. Floor it, crank a few seconds, and then give it a rev to clear out. If there's a way to fix that I'd like...
Forum: performance & modifications 03-02-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By AndrewNance
I don't think 225/40/17 exists other than...

I don't think 225/40/17 exists other than dedicated autox tires. 235/40 isn't very tall and would be my choice. My advice is that if you're going to have to run spacers anyway, you may as well get...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-11-2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 807
Views: 329,636
Posted By AndrewNance
I’ve been busy with work and cleaning out my...

I’ve been busy with work and cleaning out my wife’s old house so we can get ready to sell it. Plus I’ve been trying to find that stupid battery draw in my 142 which is driving me crazy. I dropped off...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-06-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,091
Posted By AndrewNance
Distribution block is powered straight off the...

Distribution block is powered straight off the battery. If anything I just want to get them both tested so I can return the reman and repair my original.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,091
Posted By AndrewNance
I think I know of a local shop that can do that....

I think I know of a local shop that can do that. I don’t know why I didn’t try swapping the one off my 122 since I know it works as it should.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-05-2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,091
Posted By AndrewNance
I mean it definitely points to having a bad diode...

I mean it definitely points to having a bad diode in my alternator. It just seems unlikely that I had a bad one, replaced the rectifier with a new one with a bad diode, and then installed a reman...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,091
Posted By AndrewNance
Disconnecting the exciter wire doesn’t eliminate...

Disconnecting the exciter wire doesn’t eliminate the draw, only disconnecting the battery cable does.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2021, 11:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,091
Posted By AndrewNance
Removed and cleaned up the distribution block. No...

Removed and cleaned up the distribution block. No change but it was pretty funky. I disconnected both cables from the starter and bolted them together, essentially bypassing the starter and that made...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-03-2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,091
Posted By AndrewNance
The last battery may have not been fully charged...

The last battery may have not been fully charged when I left it to sit overnight but the following day there wasn’t enough charge to do anything at all. Not even a dash light. I’ll inspect the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,091
Posted By AndrewNance
I thought about this but I was thrown off by the...

I thought about this but I was thrown off by the alternator. Any way to test this without just trying another starter?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,091
Posted By AndrewNance
I just went back out to check and make sure I...

I just went back out to check and make sure I didn't miss anything last time. With the new alternator on the car, the draw DOES stop when I disconnect it. But that's two different alternators I've...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,091
Posted By AndrewNance
So I had convinced myself that was the issue...

So I had convinced myself that was the issue because I had a Denso 80A on it before and disconnecting it did stop the drain. I ordered a new rectifier for it and put some new brushes in it at the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-02-2021, 06:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,091
Posted By AndrewNance
140 weird battery drain

Alright, I'm stumped on trying to find a mysterious battery drain in my '71. Car has been back on the road for over a year and this just sort of started randomly a few weeks ago. I'm getting a draw...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-25-2021, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,751
Posted By AndrewNance
Whatever fed the factory one I guess. When I...

Whatever fed the factory one I guess. When I swapped to the Denso I just used the original exciter wire in the harness and it worked fine until recently (I assume it would trace back to the cluster...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-24-2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,751
Posted By AndrewNance
Have you ever come across a faulty Denso that...

Have you ever come across a faulty Denso that drains your battery? Recently I’ve been trying to track down the source of my battery draw in my 142 and narrowed it down to the alternator. I replaced...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2021, 10:49 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 123,040
Posted By AndrewNance
I can probably find some money for that!

I can probably find some money for that!
Forum: projects & restorations 01-05-2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 123,040
Posted By AndrewNance
Go ahead and make two of those fuel rails :-P

Go ahead and make two of those fuel rails :-P
Forum: projects & restorations 12-11-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 651,204
Posted By AndrewNance
Iíll take a look when I get home today. The...

Iíll take a look when I get home today. The sandwich plate definitely added some length but I also have a 2.5Ē downpipe and no external wastegate. The only thing I had to work around was cooling...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-10-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 651,204
Posted By AndrewNance
Not sure how it would work with yours but I ended...

Not sure how it would work with yours but I ended up using a 940 factory oil filter arm with a Setrab sandwich plate/thermostat. Packaging wasnít bad and I assume it would be easier for you with the...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-03-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,502
Posted By AndrewNance
Just skip the rubber and go Superpro poly. I've...

Just skip the rubber and go Superpro poly. I've had full poly in my 122 for years and never had an issue. Pretty sure it was just whatever IPD sold and not even superpro.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2020, 11:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,891
Posted By AndrewNance
Never mind. Turns out the short-side cable...

Never mind. Turns out the short-side cable housing from an Explorer fits a 122 pretty much perfectly. Pretty easy to make the Ford cables work once the housing is in place.
Forum: performance & modifications 12-01-2020, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,891
Posted By AndrewNance
Those of you who did this with a cable stop or by...

Those of you who did this with a cable stop or by welding an end on the cable - did you retain any kind of spring like an OE cable would have? If not, that didn’t cause any issues?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-20-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Vintage: 140 battery
Views: 8,676
Posted By AndrewNance
Group 24 fits really nicely in the factory tray...

Group 24 fits really nicely in the factory tray but has cleats on the front and back rather than on the ends. They’re pretty tall though. Might consider a couple terminal covers just for my peace of...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Vintage: 140 battery
Views: 8,676
Posted By AndrewNance
Guess I’ll have to make something :e-shrug:

Guess I’ll have to make something :e-shrug:
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 11-17-2020, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Vintage: 140 battery
Views: 8,676
Posted By AndrewNance
140 battery

Is there a modern battery that works with the factory 140 battery tray and hold-down? Duralast, Napa, etc. I donít care. Just something I can get locally. I have never had the correct battery for...
Forum: projects & restorations 11-12-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,132
Views: 651,204
Posted By AndrewNance
https://media3.giphy.com/media/XreQmk7ETCak0/200.g...

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Forum: projects & restorations 11-09-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 50,702
Posted By AndrewNance
They were the correct type, just aftermarket...

They were the correct type, just aftermarket replacements and not SU parts. We were able to rig it up to get home and then I replaced them.
Forum: projects & restorations 11-08-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 50,702
Posted By AndrewNance
I did finally get this car running good again...

I did finally get this car running good again with a "rebuilt" pair of HS6 carbs. By rebuilt I mean the ebay seller said so and then last year both jet tubes fell apart about 150 miles from home....
Forum: performance & modifications 10-09-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,825
Posted By AndrewNance
Lowered? I’d imagine any one piece driveshaft is...

Lowered? I’d imagine any one piece driveshaft is going to rub if the car is any lower than stock.
Forum: performance & modifications 10-07-2020, 11:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,360
Posted By AndrewNance
Run it under the axle?

Run it under the axle?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-28-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,360
Posted By AndrewNance
Even with a single straight-thru muffler it’s...

Even with a single straight-thru muffler it’s gonna be pretty loud. I’d agree as close to the exit as possible will be ideal. There really isn’t anywhere to put one other than the factory location...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-10-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,332
Posted By AndrewNance
Can’t you just use your m40/41 bell housing so...

Can’t you just use your m40/41 bell housing so everything works?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-04-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,879
Posted By AndrewNance
I’m running 17x8 et11 in the front with a 205/45....

I’m running 17x8 et11 in the front with a 205/45. Could definitely go with a wider tire or less offset. 17x9 fits fine in the rear with a 235/40. The problem with 16s will be tire choices. Not a lot...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-02-2020, 08:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,287
Posted By AndrewNance
Doesn’t the slave cylinder piston overextending...

Doesn’t the slave cylinder piston overextending point to a different issue? Just asking because that also happened in my 122 with a Spec stage 3 clutch, factory 122 master, and 740 slave. I just...
Forum: performance & modifications 08-23-2020, 11:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,273
Posted By AndrewNance
Deeworks T5 adapter and a bellhousing from a...

Deeworks T5 adapter and a bellhousing from a hydraulic-clutch 740 and then you can use all the factory clutch parts. All the bellhousings might be the same, you just need the hydro fork and pivot...
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