[ROVERNET - UK] It Runs! It Runs!
rovercar at comcast.net
Tue Sep 19 08:03:45 BST 2006
It's great that such a gem of an engine did not just rust away somewhere.
You'll definitely make it past the Pearly Gates when the time comes!
Kent Kinard wrote:
> Dear Netters,
> I must share my joy! After two years and a misbegotten 3L7
> transplant, the P4 is alive again. Fired her up today and the engine,
> originally out of one of Ted Schumachers low mileage Ohio P5 rust
> buckets, ran like a Swiss watch. (After a carb overhaul and moving all
> the plug leads one position clockwise on the distributor cap.) Timing
> it from scratch was just a matter of following the shop manual. Much
> yet to do, but finally making progress. Even the color doesn't look
> too bad today. (light grey upper, pine green lower)
> A round of Guinness on me!!! (Buy your own. Send me the label and
> the tab.)
> Kent K.
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