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  1. Here is a Midlife tracker map. Keep an eye out for him along his journey.
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  2. Head gaskets are not hard to swap. I can do a pair in the car in under 3 hours. Valve adjustment is a little time consuming.
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  3. A boat is a "hole in the water where you throw money". Sell the boat!!
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  4. I vote keep the boat. (I'd say sell your house, wife, kids, pets instead but I don't know you well enough for that)
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  5. Just wondering if your breaker plate ( or vacuum advance is sticking ). i.e you set timing for what is believed to be 16 BTDC, drive it, breaker plate or advance arm changes, timing drops to 10 BTDC. Seems odd that timing would change like that after driving. My 71 had the opposite thing happening. I would set initial timing to 10 BTDC, drive it, recheck timing ( vac hoses disconnected and plugged ) and it would be 17 BTDC. I would mistakenly reset to 10 which would now be almost TDC so totally wrong. After checking a few other things, turned out to be a sticking arm in my vacuum a
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  6. For whatever reason, I could never get a spring into the lower hose so had to leave it out. Here is a related article but cant say how valid it is: Original equipment molded radiator hoses often were equipped with a coil inside them. Some refer to this coil as a spring, but it isn't really a spring. Actually just a piece of thin metal rod that has been twisted, it was designed to facilitate the installation of coolant on the assembly line, and nothing more. When the cooling system of a car is completely drained, or in the case of a brand new car under construction, never had c
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  7. Lower rad hose "spring" is available from NPD # 8A-286-1A for about 6 bucks. You NEED one in there.
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  8. IF it ain't one thing, it's another. It never seems to stop. That sucks man! One step forward a three back. Something isn't right for sure. I really hope you don't end up pulling the motor for a rebuild. Follow the advice of Don C .
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  9. TheDude, What is your budget? I have the 1994-2004 Cobra 13″ Front Brakes on your Classic Ford kit installed on my 1973 Coupe. I bought it s few years ago. Works very well. The price for the kit then, was reasonable. Wow, not cheap these days!
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