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 on: Today at 03:16:39 PM 
Started by Limey57 - Last post by Limey57
Edit: they have started printing the new money, don't know when it will go into circulation but I'm expecting the will devalue the $$ even more in the near future. Happy Shopping for you.

Yeah, noticed the dollar dropping a lot over the last few weeks, while it's useful for me buying a few bits & pieces I hope it picks up for you guys soon, there's nothing worse than economic gloom.....

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 on: Today at 03:02:00 PM 
Started by Limey57 - Last post by hiball3985
I got my core from Macs, it was a nice piece. Don't forget the order the gasket at the same time  :003:

Edit: they have started printing the new money, don't know when it will go into circulation but I'm expecting the will devalue the $$ even more in the near future. Happy Shopping for you.

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 on: Today at 02:40:16 PM 
Started by Limey57 - Last post by Limey57
Thanks Jim, I've ordered the right valve and asked Mac's for a shipping quote for a new core then I can weigh up the cost of shipping one in or getting my old one re-cored locally.  At the minute I'm taking advantage of the pound being strong against the dollar and buying all the bits & pieces I'd forgotten about, I ought to get a Christmas card from Macs this year!!!!

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 on: Today at 02:32:52 PM 
Started by Limey57 - Last post by hiball3985
Gary, replacing that old core is probably a good idea especially if you plan on driving it a cold climate. Many years ago I had a core blow and it filled the car with steam that fogged the windows so bad I almost crashed..
There is a valve with a vacuum control, one without vacuum that is only cable operated and one with no control valve and just uses a valve that is inline with the heater hose or just has a shut off valve on the intake manifold. The vacuum one is the most popular that I have seen, I use the one that is just cable controlled..

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 on: Today at 01:54:45 PM 
Started by Limey57 - Last post by Limey57
Jim, I think a new core could be on the cards, this one has had repeated doses of lime scale remover which is slowly clearing it out but past experience has been that cleaning out the crud can find lots of pinholes!

All the valves on EBay look the same, any idea what the differences are?

Thanks

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 on: Today at 12:29:07 PM 
Started by kens65fb - Last post by BBoswell
Here's an old hot rodders trick. Because the right look with big and little tire combinations on a hot rod is so important the speedo in never correct. To correct this we take the cars to a speedometer shop and let them do all the math and build us a small inline gear box. Not too expensive and allows you to have the exact look you want.

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 on: Today at 11:22:07 AM 
Started by Limey57 - Last post by hiball3985
Gary, I've see them on Ebay also, just keep in mind there are three different types. Also there is a rubber type gasket that goes between the valve and core, I think I got one from Mac's. New heater cores are available and I think they are worth buying, I did. The old ones are prone to leaking at any time.....

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 on: Today at 09:58:44 AM 
Started by MeanGene - Last post by MeanGene
Haven't looked at if of course for compatibility, but it makes you wonder if you could just adapt the Mustang ball joint to the 57 lower arm? Seems easier if it would fit without much work- or a similar joint with the same taper

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 on: Today at 08:46:05 AM 
Started by Limey57 - Last post by Limey57
Scratch that, good-ole EBay to the rescue again!!!!  Just need to try and unblock the heater matrix now, 50-odd years of water sitting in it hasn't done it any favours......

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 on: Today at 08:00:36 AM 
Started by Limey57 - Last post by Limey57
I'm restoring all of the heater metal work ready to fit and noticed a few problems with the heater valve that is bolted to the bottom of the heater matrix.  As can be seen from the photos the outlet has rotted away and the insides are seized solid, the part that sits against the heater matrix body is also thin.  I could always bypass it and run without a heater but seeing as I'm restoring everything else it knida feels wrong to leave something out!  Does anyone sell reconditioned heater valves or at least a repair kit (if they can be repaired?).  Anyone ever resurrected one or recommend something to soak it in to free it off?

Thanks




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