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cobraboy
cobraboy
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Last Activity: 31-07-2020, 05:15 PM
Joined: 05-01-2009
Location: Suffolk
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  • cobraboy
    replied to Help needed to identify my engine
    On a small block Ford look at the area of the top of the block behind the intake. If that area has an oval well in it you have a 289 - 4.7 litre. If that area is flat you have a 302 - 5 litre. No spanners or screwdrivers required

    Not sure what a 351 has back there.
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    Last edited by cobraboy; 31-07-2020, 05:14 PM.

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  • cobraboy
    replied to 65 steering box
    You cannot align a car with sloppy steering.
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  • cobraboy
    replied to 65 steering box
    In that case are you sure it is the box and not a joint or bush in the rest of the system ?
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  • cobraboy
    replied to 65 steering box
    You did a good job !
    One important aspect when adjusting a long column on the car as well as disconnecting at the Pitman arm is to make sure the inner column is not rubbing on the outer column. This is done by removing the steering wheel, then the cone at the top of the column, then shimming and...
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  • cobraboy
    replied to 65 steering box
    There is more to it than tightening the screw on top, in fact if you get it wrong you can ruin the box. Read all of this first to see the correct procedure.
    http://www.stangerssite.com/adjustment.html

    I did a box rebuild, it is documented on here. The car drove exceptionally well...
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