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New belts

Old 05-05-2019, 08:03 PM
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Today I installed new belts on my car. Whew!!! What a job, however at the end of the day other than a sore back and some skinned knuckles all is well. Belts are all in the right grooves and properly tensioned at about 3/8" play in the middle of the belt. The air pump, the 'T' at the rear of the throttle assembly, and air rails are gone as well. A new idler pulley and 'plug caps' both from England are installed and looking good. A much cleaner look IMO.
I still have a little tidying up on the motor to do and then I'll be tackling my instrument cluster. Hopefully the fix for that turns out to be quick and easy.

She's not quite ready for the road but that day is not too far away now!!!!
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Old 05-06-2019, 03:02 AM
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Well done.

Blood letting is in the workshop manual, under misc events.

Sore back, HAHA, beer my boy, ots of beer, dont feel a thing.

The instruments will NOT let blood, but other things will test your vocabulary.

Good luck.

Well done again, AND, after a few hours running, retension those belts, just because.
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