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    The screw has always been there. It is often missing. Item 2 in the procedure. Yours Vern
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    Carlos, those measurements suggest a lift of .375", which is right in the ballpark of correct. So I suspect something about how you are...
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    If it's original, the contact points on the solenoid are likely well burned up by now. Arcing, not corrosion, is the death of most high...
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    I'd be very suspicious of a head with proud seats, that is not correct. But I can see in the photo that's not the situation. BTW, both...
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    Vern Klukas replied to the thread Mk1 grill.
    The service newsletters say the plastic badge was introduced in April of 1968 on the Automatic cars, and then standardized to the SC &...
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    Vern Klukas replied to the thread Clutch bolt washers.
    It appears both bolts should be the same length, 3" on early cars, 2 7/8" on later cars maybe becasue they added a spring washer. Yours...
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    Vern Klukas replied to the thread Mk1 grill.
    I'd say 67/68 for the badge changeover. I associate the change with the cross flow rad, I've never seen a crossflow car with an early...
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    Vern Klukas replied to the thread Mk1 grill.
    To complicate things, there are two Series 1 badges, the metal rimmed version and the all plastic. The metal rim version used two bar...
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    I was vague, wasn't I? I meant the two lower screws that screw into the plastic clips. Yours Vern
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    The six on the top are indeed 10-32 UNF. The only tricky part is the head is meant to be a truss style (low profile) with a Posidriv...
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    Wadhams have them I think. Yours Vern
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    Vern Klukas replied to the thread Brake fluid loss.
    Those are the symptoms of a bad P6 master. Yours Vern
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    Vern Klukas replied to the thread Valve clearance.
    The two shim setup seems to have a much wider adjustment range than the single shim sets. Two shim runs from .336 to .435, the single...
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    Vern Klukas replied to the thread Lowriders?.
    Curious how you would shorten the forward link? Yours Vern
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    Vern Klukas replied to the thread Lowriders?.
    Just shortening the springs works, but at the front end the suspension geometry is less than ideal. Resetting the geometry would require...
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