All automotive including antique and collectible. However if the car has been modified I can only answer in general terms and maybe get you pointed in the right direction.
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More than I care to remember. Basically Franklin Technical Institute in Boston, Northeastern University, Fitchburg State Teachers College, Tufts University, and a lot of factory schools along the way.
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It almost sounds like heat soak percolation. That is when the float levels are set a bit on the high side and when you shut down the warm engine the fuel boils and overflows into the intake manifold flooding
The heaters in these cars used the plug on the cylinder head for the inlet line for the heater and a special fitting was inserted into lower hose for the outlet for the heater. Mac's Antique Auto lists
First I apologize for the time delay getting back to you but the flue bug took a bite out of me and at my age I do not bounce back too quickly. Now a couple of questions and then we can get down to brass
I am not sure that I have ever seen in print a specification for this. But the number that I have used over the years would be the same for the rod bearings for this engine, or .001 to .0015". The rockers
back in the day heaters were an option. The heaters were for the most part a dealer installed option. The wipers are vacuum operated and there should be a control valve in the vacuum line. Some of the