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    04-17-2019, 08:03 AM
    boat737 replied to a thread Heater Mods in Roadster
    I've not heard of any problems with that mounting, BUT... I just had to do something better. Here is what I did. ...
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    04-16-2019, 05:16 PM
    boat737 replied to a thread Vintage Air Heater Cap in Roadster
    On mine, it is wired through the accessory circuit of the ignition switch, not the fan motor switch. So the temp selector works independent of the...
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    04-16-2019, 11:30 AM
    Either I fixed the chirping, or it fixed itself. Pretty sure it was the surpentine belt. I checked all the fasteners on all the pulley's, but they...
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    04-10-2019, 07:10 PM
    boat737 replied to a thread Vintage Air Heater Cap in Roadster
    I'm curious, my heater blower/motor is open on both ends. Is your's not?
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    04-09-2019, 11:34 AM
    boat737 replied to a thread Polishing the Breeze... in Roadster
    Hi Boyd. Here in So. Calif, birth place of the hot rods, there are lots of places. You may have a harder time locating a shop in the east. I...
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    04-05-2019, 06:19 PM
    boat737 replied to a thread Fan Wiring Question in Roadster
    Don't know what the older version wires were, but I have the blue and green you mention. The blue is from the relay to the fan motor. The green is...
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    04-04-2019, 09:28 PM
    boat737 replied to a thread Fuel cap orientation in Roadster
    Then, is it daylight savings at fill up? In Hawaii there is no daylight savings. Sorry, just had to...
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    04-04-2019, 07:45 PM
    boat737 replied to a thread Fuel cap orientation in Roadster
    I have no idea if this is what OG Cobra orientation was, but I did hinge forward, latch aft. Just looks better that way. To me. And after all,...
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    04-01-2019, 05:46 PM
    I also have a header flange to head port mismatch. On the advice of Bob (above), I did just the Copper RTV and NO gasket. I have 800 miles since...
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    03-31-2019, 07:46 AM
    boat737 replied to a thread Hallibrand Valve Stems in Roadster
    Here's a thread of mine from a couple of years ago. The FFR supplied stems just didn't quite fit. ...
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    03-30-2019, 04:45 PM
    boat737 replied to a thread Leaking Valve covers in Roadster
    I've had a leaky/seeping DS valve cover since new, about 750 miles now. 50 miles ago, I put in a Moroso gasket, and after 3 heat cycles, looks like...
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    03-30-2019, 01:13 PM
    I THINK I got that on Amazon. I went through a few different iterations. Some are plastic, some metal/pewter, etc. I was toying with putting one...
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    03-28-2019, 03:53 PM
    It's been a few years now, so I don't remember the model/series. I did get the knobs and bezels for the heater (fan and temp) and headlight as well....
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    03-28-2019, 03:47 PM
    Yeah... I've got a couple. Nice heavy duty switch. Nice feel to them. Aint cheap though. Looks like my bezels are different. Maybe they have...
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    03-28-2019, 08:31 AM
    boat737 replied to a thread Hood Latches in Roadster
    I too am more of a traditionalist. In addition, I use the latches only to hold the hood closed, not lock it. I have never used the locks.
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    03-25-2019, 10:13 AM
    For me, I hear it while driving a slower speed (< 25mph), and it's there in gear under load, coasting with the clutch in, and after coasting (or...
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    03-23-2019, 11:29 PM
    Yup, trying to get a minor oil seepage cured too. It first showed up as a drop or two from the bottom of the bell housing. Took me a couple weeks...
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    03-23-2019, 07:21 PM
    I've been hearing the same thing on mine. Showed up with about 700 miles on the car. Same symptoms as yours. I was thinking it was the serpentine...
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Bought a partially completed MK4 project
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So. Bay (So. Calif.)

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If Brute Force doesn't work, you're not using enough of it.
Basic Stuff: MK4 Complete Kit #8439, Wilwood's, 17" Halibrands. Extra Stuff: Stainless brake and fuel lines, Breeze cooling, Battery mount, SS Roll Bar. Old Fart Stuff: Heater, Seat Heaters, Footbox Fresh Air, Stereo, Keyless ignition, Power Steering, Hyd Clutch.
Young & Dumb Stuff: 427w Dart, TKO600, 3 link Moser M9/Ford 9", 3.5:1, Eaton TruTrac Posi. Graduation Thread

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