"Thank you for accepting my membership. I have owned my 64 for three years now had been running and started replacing the water pump, which lead to many other issues. I currently have the timing cover off and have decided i need to change the timing…"
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Thank you for accepting my membership. I have owned my 64 for three years now had been running and started replacing the water pump, which lead to many other issues. I currently have the timing cover off and have decided i need to change the timing chain and related gears. Using the 63-64 page to do my research i figured it was time to join and reignite the fire for getting it back on the road.
I will be having shoulder surgery on April 17th, and will be limited to packing up small parts only for a little while.I am going to try and see how it goes with getting my son to help out, but that…Continue
Posted this to Facebook and thought I would share here...IS HE DEAD!? ... thought this was a funny looking picture captured from my corner Nest Cam. My wife Cheryl had come out to see if I wanted…Continue
I removed both 7 nipple vacuum valves and called my buddy who owns a machine shop. Tomorrow we'll re-surface the valve faces and then I'll reinstall them. HOWEVER, the one that comes out easily and comes apart with no rivet is on the Power module side. It installs on one side with a small bolt, and on the other it is held on by a clip, WHICH IS MISSING ON MY CAR. I am going to assume it is the same clip that is used on the Control Module side. Anybody got one? Happy…
So, I've put my 7 vacuum valve from the control head side to the test, and it failed. I looked at the instructions for re-conditioning it and unless I am missing something, the instructions are missing something (about how to take off the clip that provides the tension that holds the two pieces together).
In any case, I can't do this particular repair so I am looking for a new valve (not likely), or a good re-conditioned one, or someone who has done this before and would do mine for…