I need help - engine

Won't run? Engine, cooling system, fuel pump, carb, clutch, tranny, brakes, etc. The old messages from the NPCA 'Engine & Mechanical' category are here.

Postby Redpatrol7760 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:38 pm

I agree. I should have stayed with my gut and not ventured down that avenue. The idea of a Chevy engine made me uneasy. I think it’s cool but not for me. I’ll rebuild the P engine. I’ll continue my research. For now I’ll sit in the driver seat and dream of driving haha


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Postby RiverPatrol » Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:31 pm

Redpatrol7760 wrote:For now I’ll sit in the driver seat and dream of driving haha


Yup. You've had a taste of how cool they are to drive now. You've got incentive to get back there.
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Postby Peter60 » Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:08 am

I'm stunned that you could drive it with all that sludge in the engine. And as for the fuel filter :o

Maybe pick up a second hand engine and get it running first. Its easier to swap engines rather that rebuild - well it is for me anyway.

That way you will prove its drivable and you can the sort out the other issues (brakes, diffs etc etc). You can also have a bit of fun. Then rebuild the engine.
Not sure if I will get there.
Not sure if I will get back.
But I usually do!!!
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