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by fp55scca
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: 75 spider build
Replies: 83
Views: 2113

Re: 75 spider build

--Randy, is that Cavis-tubing on the air-horn and on the fuel separator in the trunk, or some other brand? Thanks.
--You are making remarkable headway.
by fp55scca
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: Money does not equal intelligence
Replies: 6
Views: 44

Re: Money does not equal intelligence

--Phantom Works is just a few miles from me, and I don't care for the owner, "Dan". Dan is a bit condescending, and I think their prices are out-the-top. --Tuned into the show (some years ago) to see a former Navy friend of mine present his circa '64 Dodge Dart to Dan for some refurbishment and upgr...
by fp55scca
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Racers Forum
Topic: Race Report - Waterford Hills, MI 9/10 June 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 58

Re: Race Report - Waterford Hills, MI 9/10 June 2018

--Hey Ted, fantastic! Great to see you back on the track, and with an excellent performance! --I finally sprung for some new rains last year. A Hoosier radial, and I'm very pleased with them. It's a 215/530-13, compound S80. I think you'll like them, unless you're running 15's ?. I don't know if it'...
by fp55scca
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Banjo bolt retainer..
Replies: 6
Views: 127

Re: Banjo bolt retainer..

.............I'd love to hear the tuning specs for your motor to get your spider up to 150 mph! --------------------------------------------------- --I concur with Carl that the retainers are not necessary, as long as the banjo-bolt is properly secured. --Carl, please note that Dave posted "150 kph...
by fp55scca
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Fel-Pro heavy duty head gasket thickness
Replies: 4
Views: 158

Re: Fel-Pro heavy duty head gasket thickness

--Tony, uncompressed Felpro 21201B is about .062"
by fp55scca
Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Tappets, Cams and Valves
Replies: 6
Views: 235

Re: Tappets, Cams and Valves

......yes, I took them out when taking the engine apart to replace gaskets and then got them mixed up before I put them back in. ......I was able to find a local guy that said it sounded fine but I will take your advice and check the valve clearances as you mentioned. ------------------------------...
by fp55scca
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: License plate light retaining nut size?
Replies: 15
Views: 507

Re: License plate light retaining nut size?

--Let me build on Randy's post by giving a few examples. Hardware could be hex-head, machine screw or stud. Wrench size, Fiat bolt/stud diameter, and thread pitch : 8mm hex = 5 x .8mm : late spider license plate lights, chrome thumb screws that hold the wooden dash, wing nuts that hold the early ven...
by fp55scca
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: F/I/A/T B/S
Topic: 75 spider build
Replies: 83
Views: 2113

Re: 75 spider build

...... The 40 idf's I have had for 20 years, the cams I am trying from a vendor. I have alquatti billet ones. But I wanted to see how theirs work / last. even the 9.8-1 pistons came with a car I bought. ......This will be a street car. I may only drive it once every few weeks or more often dependin...
by fp55scca
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: early spider bumper mounting
Replies: 2
Views: 101

Re: early spider bumper mounting

--Randy, the original bumpers were mounted like this: Front: https://autoricambi.us/collections/exterior-trim/products/rear-bumper-bracket-1966-72 Rear: https://autoricambi.us/collections/exterior-trim/products/front-right-bumper-bracket-1966-72 --For the later cars ('75-85), a bracket set has been ...
by fp55scca
Mon Jun 04, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Early Cams
Replies: 7
Views: 222

Re: Early Cams

--Randy, just curious, are the cam lifts still original on these respective cams (11.35/10.60); or have they been recut?