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by enio45
Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:28 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Tall Acorn Nuts for inside plug motor
Replies: 22
Views: 4251

Re: Tall Acorn Nuts for inside plug motor

Kelly, can you post a pic of what you have available? The key to the taller nuts is the nut height itself....the dome or cap seems to be the same, but the height of the nut is noticeably taller. Whey they reduced the size over the years is a mystery to me, but from what i can see from the ones i hav...
by enio45
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Tach Driver
Replies: 9
Views: 2143

Re: Tach Driver

For correctness, my cotter pin when installed is spread in the middle to create a triangle look against the freeze plug/end plug.

Was your originally like that?

Mine was never apart and had the cotter pin installed that way and was black oxided as well.
by enio45
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Tach Driver
Replies: 9
Views: 2143

Re: Tach Driver

ok yes looks exactly like mine - but i had no evidence of solder on the end caps as you described.....i did not think about this leaking. Mine, like yours has a grease fitting for the housing, so i assumed not much oil gets back there, thus did not seal mine. I reinstalled the caps and add the cotte...
by enio45
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:36 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Tach Driver
Replies: 9
Views: 2143

Re: Tach Driver

John what end cap are you talking about.....i just restored the one on my ellena and have some pics if you need.
by enio45
Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Tall Acorn Nuts for inside plug motor
Replies: 22
Views: 4251

Re: Tall Acorn Nuts for inside plug motor

john, im not home at this time - do you know - is it 8MM by 1.0??
by enio45
Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Tall Acorn Nuts for inside plug motor
Replies: 22
Views: 4251

Re: Tall Acorn Nuts for inside plug motor

Thank you andrew!!
by enio45
Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:38 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Tall Acorn Nuts for inside plug motor
Replies: 22
Views: 4251

Re: Tall Acorn Nuts for inside plug motor

will do!
by enio45
Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Tall Acorn Nuts for inside plug motor
Replies: 22
Views: 4251

Re: Tall Acorn Nuts for inside plug motor

John,

NADA......emailed with newco and he said he never made the 14mm tall acorn nuts.....

might have to make a call to some resto shops to see if i can encourage them to scrounge up small quantities....

any suggestions....?
by enio45
Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Tall Acorn Nuts for inside plug motor
Replies: 22
Views: 4251

Re: Tall Acorn Nuts for inside plug motor

OK, let me check into this....
by enio45
Mon Nov 27, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Tall Acorn Nuts for inside plug motor
Replies: 22
Views: 4251

Tall Acorn Nuts for inside plug motor

Cross post from F-chat

Looking for ANY acorn nuts - 14MM tall for my inside plug engine

Need 1 or 40 - any quantity is appreciated

Would appreciate anyone looking thru their stash of old stuff to find a few.

Ill get them cleaned and replaced.....

Appreciate the help
by enio45
Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Tom-Update on electric fuel pump upgrade?
Replies: 16
Views: 4884

Re: Tom-Update on electric fuel pump upgrade?

got it - ill call Bill at GT Car Parts monday and get the necessary parts for a rebuild.
by enio45
Sat Nov 11, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Tom-Update on electric fuel pump upgrade?
Replies: 16
Views: 4884

Re: Tom-Update on electric fuel pump upgrade?

yes for sure - where do you order your rebuild kits from for the Electric Pumps?
by enio45
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Tom-Update on electric fuel pump upgrade?
Replies: 16
Views: 4884

Re: Tom-Update on electric fuel pump upgrade?

yes, electric fispa pump.....

got my arms around the mechanics one - but electric one i have not done anything with it yet....

it looks new, but then again, it was in a crate since 1974!
by enio45
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Tom-Update on electric fuel pump upgrade?
Replies: 16
Views: 4884

Re: Tom-Update on electric fuel pump upgrade?

Related to the original pump, what is the way to bench test it and what should i be measuring etc to do this.

I have an orig pump for my 58 Ellena and wanted to certain it is working efficiently before i install the pump and pump lines.

Appreciate the info
by enio45
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Exhaust Finish
Replies: 3
Views: 1117

Re: Exhaust Finish

That is a good question......have to see what that temp could be.... i know that u have to bake the powder coat at 400 i thought....maybe 600 so what would the temps be for the exhaust recently we did the exh for a 56 boano and used CeraCoat Ceramic coating - i don't know if they make a wrinkle fini...