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    When you mount the carburetor on top of the head,...

    When you mount the carburetor on top of the head, things like that are apt to happen.
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    Aw, come on, it can't be that easy. Show us some...

    Aw, come on, it can't be that easy. Show us some pics.
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    That is pretty.

    That is pretty.
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    Yep, I remember in Oklahoma when you could look...

    Yep, I remember in Oklahoma when you could look at a license plate and tell where the driver was from but no more. Great story!
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    I don't know, some of the others probably know...

    I don't know, some of the others probably know but I think some fuel pumps were used to supply vacuum.
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    Looks like one cylinder got a little water in it...

    Looks like one cylinder got a little water in it but other than that I think you got material to work with.
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    That is beautiful. Great color and I like that...

    That is beautiful. Great color and I like that tag on the front.
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    Well, I thought the cover looked pretty good but...

    Well, I thought the cover looked pretty good but that is a thin gasket so just a little bulge could make it leak for sure. I did seal the pipe threads on the drain plug but I know it is not leaking...
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    I thought mine was perfect then noticed a very...

    I thought mine was perfect then noticed a very slow leak at the bottom of the front differential. Don't know if it's around the bolt or the gasket. All cleaned up with new gasket and sealer and...
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    I've gotten pretty good at eyeball toe in...

    I've gotten pretty good at eyeball toe in adjustments. I get it pretty close then get it out on the blacktop and turn the steering wheel straight, then do the fine adjustment and it's good to go.
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    Think of it as a journey.

    Think of it as a journey.
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    Mine had an aftermarket add on that uses a Ford...

    Mine had an aftermarket add on that uses a Ford screw on filter. Is yours a screw on or a cannister type?
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    That is pretty fancy.

    That is pretty fancy.
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    Mine had a bug screen screwed on the front. ...

    Mine had a bug screen screwed on the front. Perhaps something like that at one time.
  15. The double clutching is mainly done to keep from...

    The double clutching is mainly done to keep from grinding gears I assume where the synchronizers are worn, but some of the really old trucks may not have had them at all. I tore a tranny apart on a...
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    Well, I would just look up alternator or...

    Well, I would just look up alternator or generator on a search and you will get a picture. A generator will be longer and generally painted whereas an alternator will be maybe 8 inches deep and...
  17. My dad showed me how to "double clutch" which was...

    My dad showed me how to "double clutch" which was handy on the old 53 Ford PU that had three on the column and the old wheat trucks. I found it worked on the Jeep too before I tore it up into...
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    Looks good!

    Looks good!
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    Some good work there.

    Some good work there.
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    It pisses me off when people tell you they will...

    It pisses me off when people tell you they will fix something or as you said, tell you in is unfixable when they could just say they don't want to mess with it or take it to someone else.
  21. Would that have been used as an ambulance maybe?

    Would that have been used as an ambulance maybe?
  22. Have you looked on the firewall under the hood...

    Have you looked on the firewall under the hood for a serial plate?
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    I'm not above cutting them off with a torch, but...

    I'm not above cutting them off with a torch, but you need to be pretty handy with it.
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    That's why I like to save large flat cardboard...

    That's why I like to save large flat cardboard boxes. They make perfect oil drip catchers.
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    So you are thinking belt slippage is the reason...

    So you are thinking belt slippage is the reason for it not lifting? I have been working on a 57 but it has been converted to an alternator and does not have the hydraulic pump.
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