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Day 50 – Wrapped Exhaust Pipes

I wanted to come back and wrap those exhaust pipes so they would look more uniform. Plus, they were old and nasty looking. So, I ordered some exhaust wrap off of eBay. The wrap came in and I put it…
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Day 50 – Cut My Finger Pretty Bad

Rolled the buggy forward so I could clean up underneath. Used a rake to form a pile. Grabbed my trashbag, then reached into the pile to scoop up what I could with my hand. In doing that, I cut the…
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Day 50 – Rear Brakes

Today, I want to wrap up the rear brakes. Laid out all my parts on my bench. Installed the wheel cylinders. Then used a pair of vice grips to remove the brake shoe adjusters. They were in there pretty good!…
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Day 49 – Got the Engine Started!

The ignition that I ordered on eBay came in so I hooked that up to my aluminum buggy console. Next, I ran the throttle cable and hooked that up (somewhat temporarily) to the carb. Let’s see if this thing will…
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Day 49 – Exhaust Pipe Repair (final)

Continuing from where I dropped off yesterday, I took the exhaust pipe outside and placed it on my workbench. After carefully looking over the repair, you couldn’t imagine my delight to know that it worked just fine. Hardened up just…
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Day 48 – Gotta Fix the Exhaust Pipe Cracks

So, these old pipes I was telling you about before, the pipe on the driverside has two bad cracks on it. I had my buddy try to braze them closed, didn’t work. I tried welding them closed, didn’t work…only ate…
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Day 47 – Will It Start?

No, apparently not today. I must have something hooked up wrong. Tried several minutes but, couldn’t figure it out. Guess, I’ll move on to taking out the rear wheel brake cylinders. I have to get the rear brakes done next….
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Day 46 – Bowden Tube and Bracket

These just came in the mail, so I’ll have to put them on today as well. I also ran the power line from the battery to the starter, and from the starter to the coil. Long day…I’m bushed. Share This:

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