'65 Monza project in the dry central valley CA

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Re: '65 Monza project in the dry central valley CA

Unread post by toytron » Sat Sep 10, 2016 7:50 pm

Looking good!

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Re: '65 Monza project in the dry central valley CA

Unread post by viewmaster » Mon Sep 12, 2016 7:51 pm

toytron wrote:Looking good!

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Thanks...

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Re: '65 Monza project in the dry central valley CA

Unread post by viewmaster » Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:40 am

Weather drying things out a bit, and DST giving more time in the afternoon, so I am back at it!! Fabbed, and tacked in a galvanized panel, under the right side windshield drain hole, behind dash. (dash removed) This area was rusted through, and i thought galvanized to help with longevity. Gotta get this project sone this year.

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Re: '65 Monza project in the dry central valley CA

Unread post by viewmaster » Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:41 am

Picture went sideways...hmmmm
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Re: '65 Monza project in the dry central valley CA

Unread post by Gregory_Miller » Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:16 pm

viewmaster wrote:
Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:41 am
Picture went sideways...hmmmm
Taken with an IPhone? They are notorious for sideways pictures.

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Re: '65 Monza project in the dry central valley CA

Unread post by viewmaster » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:48 am

Gregory_Miller wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:16 pm
viewmaster wrote:
Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:41 am
Picture went sideways...hmmmm
Taken with an IPhone? They are notorious for sideways pictures.

No...android, and in my gallery, the pic is right side up. Oh well...maybe Admin can adjust. Y'all get the picture tho. ;-)

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Re: '65 Monza project in the dry central valley CA

Unread post by viewmaster » Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:33 am

Been gathering more parts for the chassis, and working on the engine build. Upon closer inspection, the built 140 heads i was planning on using (out of a buggy), took a beating, from something floating around the intake manifold, on the right side. #5 took the worst of it, but 3 and 1 were kindof marked up as well. I did some peening of the chambers, to lay things flat, and get rid of thin ridges in the quench landing...but i think ill have to do some welding on them, and slate them for rebuild later. I looked more thoroughly in the stash, and found a nice pair of 140's, that are disassembled, and will send them out to be refreshed. Bought some new 140 vlaves a little while back, and the other hardware is in good shape.

More pics soon...Stay tuned

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Re: '65 Monza project in the dry central valley CA

Unread post by SteveH » Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:54 am

Woo Hoo! If I may make a suggestion, do not hammer directly on the metal, but use a "stake" of some variety to direct the force. It is MUCH easier to assure a correct strike that way. Just my .02
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Re: '65 Monza project in the dry central valley CA

Unread post by viewmaster » Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:01 am

SteveH wrote:
Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:54 am
Woo Hoo! If I may make a suggestion, do not hammer directly on the metal, but use a "stake" of some variety to direct the force. It is MUCH easier to assure a correct strike that way. Just my .02
Good advice Steve!! Yes, i used a very small hammer for the force, and i had a hardened piece of 1/4" rod i used for a "stake". Ill post some pics soon. (sorry now, that i didnt take pictures of how they looked before) I didnt look like typical "pinging" marks, more like a small nut that was dropped in the intake. Maybe a carberettor securement nut...who knows.

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Re: '65 Monza project in the dry central valley CA

Unread post by SteveH » Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:44 am

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'65 Monza project in the dry central valley CA

Unread post by rfw66 » Mon May 22, 2017 7:54 am

You have a unique project
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