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BRINGING IT ALL TOGETHER.... A's, G's & E's


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    Bear
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    Location : dearborn hts michigan
    Registration date : 2010-11-23

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    Post by Bear Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:21 am

    vanny wrote:Spiffy!Nice job, Bear!
    thanks going too finish it today with silver paint
    Bear
    Bear


    Number of posts : 849
    Location : dearborn hts michigan
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    Post by Bear Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:16 pm

    last weekend I pulled off carb too rebuild it when I got van the seller told me he had someone rebuild it and do a tune up on van and he thought it had old gas in it making it pop out tail pipe I did notice right off the carb looked leaky and wet to me so I went spent 43.00 dollars at napps on carb kit,2 filters and new float. pull carb off took top off first thing I see is needle valve hanger clip laying in bottom of bowel I go through everything bolt carb back on runs bit better but still popping in tail pipe TUNE UP I REMINDE MY SELF I go through the fireing order and find # 2 & # 4 are crossed swaped them out no more popping motor runs good going too still pull intake and reseal it and drop in elc distorbtor in toBears once in a life time barn find - Page 2 Carb_g10
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    Bear
    Bear


    Number of posts : 849
    Location : dearborn hts michigan
    Registration date : 2010-11-23

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    Post by Bear Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:17 pm

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    Bear
    Bear


    Number of posts : 849
    Location : dearborn hts michigan
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    Post by Bear Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:18 pm

    all that emmisson is goingBears once in a life time barn find - Page 2 Going10
    vanny
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    Number of posts : 14776
    Location : Ashburnham, MA
    Age : 65
    Registration date : 2012-09-22

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    Post by vanny Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:42 am

    Sounds like you got that "TuneUp" all sorted out...Glad to hear it's running good for you now!


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    Bear
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    Number of posts : 849
    Location : dearborn hts michigan
    Registration date : 2010-11-23

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    Post by Bear Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:08 am

    Bears once in a life time barn find - Page 2 For_va11
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    got very lucky all emmisson tubes came out
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    Post by Bear Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:21 am

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    Bear
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    Post by Bear Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:22 am

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    vanny
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    Post by vanny Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:53 am

    So, do you just put threaded plugs to fill those holes left by removing the emissions stuff?


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    Bear
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    Number of posts : 849
    Location : dearborn hts michigan
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    Post by Bear Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:53 am

    vanny wrote:So, do you just put threaded plugs to fill those holes left by removing the emissions stuff?
    YES
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    Post by Bear Mon May 15, 2017 4:39 am

    so I re-adjusted the lifters re-timed and tweeked carb agin and fingers crossed still no oil leaks been about 10 days now van runs GREAT put around 100 miles on her in last week re-did frount brakes but I think I need new calpers and going to change felx lines too got too pull rear brakes apart yet and frount end is still tite too goes down rad straight Bears once in a life time barn find - Page 2 Plain_10
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    Location : Lake Oroville, Ca.
    Registration date : 2015-11-19

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    Post by OutofSight Mon May 15, 2017 6:50 am

    Looking good!
    vanny
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    Post by vanny Mon May 15, 2017 11:58 am

    That Barn Find is happy you came along!!! Congrats on getting it running good! Very Happy


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    Number of posts : 55
    Location : Eloy, AZ
    Registration date : 2017-04-20

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    Post by MelMalzahn Mon May 15, 2017 8:38 pm

    Nice looking van, did you find it in Michigan? Just curious I lived in Midland, Michigan all my life, the last 6 years in Arizona.
    Thanks
    Melissa

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