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by Jimmyr
Fri Aug 20, 2004 10:15 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Zen and the Art of Lockwashers
Replies: 8
Views: 2966

As a rule of thumb, wave washers were used where the nut or bolt tightens agains an alloy (alu) part, and a split lock was used against steel parts. There are some exceptions, such as the suspension assemblies where a castle nut and cotter key is used or a nylok nut is used. Nyloks are not used on h...
by Jimmyr
Fri Aug 20, 2004 3:36 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Electric Fuel Pump Packed It In?
Replies: 6
Views: 2625

Ever wonder what the steel hammer is for in the tool kits, possibly to gently tap the base of the electric fuel pump to get it started in an emergency! Actually most of the problems come from two sources, first is the junk the are now adding to our gas that hardens the diaphram and causes it not to ...
by Jimmyr
Fri Aug 20, 2004 12:17 pm
Forum: Vintage Ferraris
Topic: Wrinkle Finish: Valve Covers
Replies: 5
Views: 2556

For those who do not have access to a powder coating shop in their city, the ability to diy is still applicable. Heat is the main item to a good wrinkle finish, as is a clean surface. If the old wrinkle is not too bad, possibly just an over spray is all that is needed. Many of the better wrinkle spr...