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  1. #14 thermostat housing replacement

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ID:	36336I was surprised to see that the cast metal of the thermostat housing is such poor quality. Upon close inspection I noticed chunks of the inner side walls were eroded away ( in both the housing & cover) no wonder my water jackets are packed in with crud!.
    TRF offers the housings, but on backorder.
    so after some delay the base housing arrived.( some pitting & not great quality either).
    Very easy to install as the ...
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  2. #52. Braided Stainless steel brake hoses installation.

    The old rubber hoses appeared in good shape.
    But I got a good price on the 3 stainless steel hoses from TRF, and the upgrade is suppose to enhance brake performance.
    (since I've done quite a bit to make the 3A run faster, and handle better,
    i figured I better improve her braking too.)

    while I waited for the hoses to be delivered from back order. ( about 6 weeks, I think).
    i took advantage of the time to spray the connections with PB Blaster several times. ...

    Updated 07-29-2016 at 08:18 AM by GTP1960

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  3. Ranger Quickjack BL3500 review

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    I Purchased this bendpak Ranger quickjack BL3500 about a month ago for $825.00 new.

    Bendpak shipped me an old open box unit, that had clearly been used & used hard.
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    The hand controller was cracked, the hoses already had Teflon tape wrapped & the reservoir was open and appeared contaminated.

    after a few phone calls & emails they sent me a replacement power pack & new hoses. ...

    Updated 07-16-2016 at 05:52 PM by GTP1960

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  4. #51. Upgrading seats

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    While the old seats looked fine.
    (The top cover upholstery is excellent). I noticed more and more bits of rust, old padding and horsehair, in the carpeting.
    i removed the newer coverings & discovered the problem.

    after reading some post on foam replacements thru 2tall upholstery on eBay, I contacted them & ordered a full set of ...

    Updated 07-16-2016 at 06:50 PM by GTP1960

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  5. timmers 67 Austin Healy enging work

    I have to replace push rods on my 67 Austin healy sprite , I believe I will need to pull the head, to do it. I will be replacing lifters as well. Any tips would be greatly appreciated. thanks
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