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  1. Here is that setup. The compressor is mounted in...

    Here is that setup. The compressor is mounted in place of the alternator, then the alternator is mounted to the top of the compressor.

    111983


    Here is the machine drawing to make the brackets...
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    You can use a standard Caplug type SC (sleeve...

    You can use a standard Caplug type SC (sleeve cap) size 1-3/8. They are flexible so you can push them over the threads and they will stay put.
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    Not sure about the black O-ring, but acrylic has...

    Not sure about the black O-ring, but acrylic has very good compatibility with mineral oil.
    https://www.eplastics.com/blog/chemical-resistance-acrylic-plexiglass

    Polycarbonate, on the other hand...
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    By the way, the 2.7L intake is much sharper than...

    By the way, the 2.7L intake is much sharper than the exhaust. Scratches are not good, but are there pits at the peak?

    Cams can be reground, however, there is a high rate of regrind failure,...
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    USA model, 2.7L automatique

    USA model, 2.7L automatique
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    FWIW those are 2.7L cams. 3.0L, IE, and Merak...

    FWIW those are 2.7L cams. 3.0L, IE, and Merak cams are different....
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    I haven't found anything showing the recommended...

    I haven't found anything showing the recommended service interval for the band adjustment. The bands need to be adjusted because of the relatively short stroke of the servos that engage and...
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    Don't forget that the BW35 has manually adjusted...

    Don't forget that the BW35 has manually adjusted bands and you must adjust them at regular intervals!
  9. There is one sure way to tell, use a combustion...

    There is one sure way to tell, use a combustion leak detector like this:

    https://tinyurl.com/yddjl9pt
  10. White smoke = coolant in the cylinders. Head...

    White smoke = coolant in the cylinders. Head gasket possibly?
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    RIP Daffy Duck

    For those who have not heard, it is with great sadness I announce that Wally Escherick (a/k/a Daffy Duck) passed away suddenly after suffering a heart attack on Friday. He was way to young to go. ...
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    I should have mentioned that. Roger's legacy,...

    I should have mentioned that. Roger's legacy, however, lives on. :)
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    Quite a bit of the information here will be...

    Quite a bit of the information here will be useful when reassembling an 11B engine.

    Rogers rebuilding a DS19 engine thread: DS19 engine reconditioning
  14. Folks in the US who dried DOT5 back in the 80's...

    Folks in the US who dried DOT5 back in the 80's had all sorts of problems, from plugged hydraulic filters (DOT5 is a solvent for the accumulated rubber bits throughout the system) to problems with...
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    Here it is: http://tinyurl.com/hd233kd

    Here it is: http://tinyurl.com/hd233kd
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    There is an alternative to removing the head to...

    There is an alternative to removing the head to check if it still has sodium valves. Move the engine to the valve timing position. Slack the tensioner and take off the exhaust cam (this can be done...
  17. Rubber O-rings are a marvelous invention, because...

    Rubber O-rings are a marvelous invention, because the pressure itself is what forms the seal. The idea is you want just enough squeeze on the piston to form an initial seal. The internal pressure...
  18. For what it's worth, I have had pretty good luck...

    For what it's worth, I have had pretty good luck replacing the rear teflon/square ring combination on sedans with a simple 35 x 4.5mm O-ring. The rear suspension pressures are pretty low, so the...
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    Yes, the Buick 225 and 231 V6 engines were...

    Yes, the Buick 225 and 231 V6 engines were odd-fire 90 degree engines, so there are electronic ignition kits (and OEM electronic distributors) made for the Buick V6 can be adapted to the C114. That...
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    On second thought, that dizzy must be a clone. I...

    On second thought, that dizzy must be a clone. I only made one system with vacuum advance and that one is not it.
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    I just noticed the Delco distributor cap, so it...

    I just noticed the Delco distributor cap, so it must be one of my electronic ignition systems (or a clone thereof). At least a new cap and rotor won't set you back $600.00
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    Chain does not have split rollers, so it is not a...

    Chain does not have split rollers, so it is not a Gen II or Iwis chain. Can you make out any markings on the chain side plates? Did you tension the chain to 14 ft-lbs while you had the covers off?...
  23. Sedan rear suspension pistons are 35mm in...

    Sedan rear suspension pistons are 35mm in diameter. Break suspension pistons are 40mm in diameter, so the seal shield from a sedan will not fit your cylinder. The complete cylinders themselves will...
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    Well............ With an SM it is somewhat of a...

    Well............ With an SM it is somewhat of a crap shoot. Were the sodium-filled exhaust valves ever replaced? If not, consider pulling off the heads and have them replaced with solid stem...
  25. RHD driver's side or LHD driver's side? On the...

    RHD driver's side or LHD driver's side? On the right side there is a rubber elbow, which looks something like a tobacco pipe with one large tube at one end and two smaller tubes at the other end. ...
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