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    Help! Thanks, guys. Hope to have car on lift next few...

    Thanks, guys.
    Hope to have car on lift next few days and will examine brakes, as I think it is a clip for a brake line.
    Thank you
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    Help! Can You Identify?

    Found this on my driveway.
    Did it come from '64 Coupe?
    If so, what is it?

    Thank you
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  3. Thread: Hard Shifting

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    Help! Thanks, Tom. Heading to shop Tuesday. Battling...

    Thanks, Tom.
    Heading to shop Tuesday.
    Battling torn up knee so unable to work on.
    Will update
  4. Thread: Hard Shifting

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    Help! Hard Shifting

    '64 has 502 miles since frame off restoration.
    Engine, rear, transmission re-built.
    New clutch.

    Hard shifting, especially into reverse.
    Must depress pedal to floor.
    Clutch seems to not fully...
  5. Thread: Power To Clock

    by Jack64
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    Help! LLC5, Don't recall anything being present to...

    LLC5,
    Don't recall anything being present to insulate when I removed clock a couple months ago.
    Perhaps that's why it didn't work last time it was on the road 43 years ago!!

    Off to Corvette show...
  6. Thread: Power To Clock

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    Help! LLC5, You are correct. The terminal attached...

    LLC5,
    You are correct. The terminal attached with the nut is in contact with the case.

    A) Must we isolate the nut as well as the terminal?
    B) Best way to isolate...rubber washer?

    Regards
  7. Thread: Power To Clock

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    Help! Brake Lights Yes, with the switch separated, the...

    Brake Lights
    Yes, with the switch separated, the brake lights went out.
    Good indication, am guessing, the switch is the problem.
    Will hook up switch and adjust tomorrow. May correct.

    26227Clock...
  8. Thread: Power To Clock

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    Help! LLC5, Have unsuccessfully spent several hours...

    LLC5,
    Have unsuccessfully spent several hours trying to remove brake light switch. Between my artificial hip, my torn meniscus, and my large hands, it did not go well.

    Want to reconnect switch to...
  9. Thread: Power To Clock

    by Jack64
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    Help! LLC5, unable work on switch other than observe...

    LLC5, unable work on switch other than observe plunger.
    Dealing with torn meniscus in knee. Will try at it again and report back
    Rgds
  10. Thread: Power To Clock

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    Help! Continuing saga: Brake Lights remain on....

    Continuing saga:
    Brake Lights remain on.
    Checked brake switch, operating fine. Plunger moves easily
    Might it be defective?.

    Otherwise I do have all other lights, parking/directional,...
  11. Thread: Power To Clock

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    Help! OK, an update: 1) All fuses have been replaced...

    OK, an update:
    1) All fuses have been replaced
    2) The power tap was attached to the cold side.
    It would appear this tap operates the directional lights, which were restored after tap installed.
    ...
  12. Thread: Power To Clock

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    Help! LLC5, I believe the power tap was attached to...

    LLC5,
    I believe the power tap was attached to the right side of the 3 amp fuse.
    Would this be the fused side?

    All fuses replaced. Awaiting arrival of power tap.
    Rgds
  13. Thread: Power To Clock

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    Help! LLC5, Front signals do NOT come on, just rear...

    LLC5,
    Front signals do NOT come on, just rear brake lights.
    Do not have 4 way flashers
    Currently away from car. Will unplug stoplight switch tomorrow and update.

    Have new puller and fuse taps...
  14. Thread: Power To Clock

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    Help! Well, making some progress, and regressing as...

    Well, making some progress, and regressing as well.

    Replaced all fuses except top 10 amp. (My puller broke)
    Now have interior lights, however, the brake lights will NOT go off.
    There was a...
  15. Thread: Power To Clock

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    Help! We searched every bubble pack at NAPA, no 12 volt...

    We searched every bubble pack at NAPA, no 12 volt fuses. Plenty of 32/125/250 volt packs.

    Ok then, based upon your recommendation I will purchase the higher voltage fuses. I plan to change them...
  16. Thread: Power To Clock

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    Help! Just back from NAPA (horrible Cape Cod traffic)....

    Just back from NAPA (horrible Cape Cod traffic).
    Unable to find fuses rated at 12 volts.
    Amp = fine, but all fuses are rated at either 32v or 250 v.
    Question
    Are these fuses with higher voltage...
  17. Thread: Power To Clock

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    Help! LLC5 Thanks for the tip. Although all fuses...

    LLC5
    Thanks for the tip.
    Although all fuses looked good on inspection, when I tested with a multi meter I found 2 bad fuses!

    One had a jumper and a wire attached. When I removed the fuse/jumper...
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    Help! Will do and get back

    Will do and get back
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    Help! Power To Clock

    I removed my clock to clean and oil.
    Note: NO oil should ever be put on gears.
    Apply oil to pivot points only!

    Have no power to clock.
    Have checked fuses/ok
    Installed new ground/to...
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    Question: Thanks again, LLC5 I positioned the armature in...

    Thanks again, LLC5
    I positioned the armature in the loop of the metal spring, and voila!
    Idle down to normal (900 rpm)
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    Question: Just realized the loop on the choke bi metal...

    Just realized the loop on the choke bi metal spring must accept the armature. Will adjust and advise if Idle corrected
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    Question: Fast Idle Stuck On

    Thanks to LLC5 got engine timed and off we went to a Corvette show Sunday. We received rave reviews.

    On the way home, the fast Idle Stuck On.

    1) Checked fast Idle screw. It is tight- has not...
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    Help! LLC5, Just to update, found the time to address...

    LLC5,
    Just to update, found the time to address the timing issue.
    Was able to find TDC and thereafter adjust timing to 10BTDC as called for.
    Test Drive, car drives like it's young again!

    Last...
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    Help! LLC5, Many thanks your assistance. Will try...

    LLC5,
    Many thanks your assistance.
    Will try adjustment this weekend.

    Good to know there are talented people like yourself out there, willing to help us backyard mechanics , especially those who...
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    Help! Crank to the right? (Clockwise) I have 1/2"...

    Crank to the right? (Clockwise)
    I have 1/2" socket with breaker bar

    Again, thanks your interest and assistance
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