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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: January 31, 2019 11:53AM

Received my order from Clark's with U-pipes and EM exhaust heat shields. Time to get back to work on the car, instead of the yard.

Al Lane
Ellabell, GA 31308

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1966 Monza More Door 110 hp, PG
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ hp PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: rnch ()
Date: January 31, 2019 02:05PM

Lane66m Wrote:
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> Received my order from Clark's with U-pipes and EM
> exhaust heat shields. Time to get back to work on
> the car, instead of the yard.



Priorities....priorities...


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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: January 31, 2019 04:20PM

But we got the ditches filled we dug for the RV electrical cable and the satellite dish cable. Also got more dirt on our west drive to fill in ruts and mud holes. Even trimmed a dogwood and moved 3 Gardenia bushes. All done today with the help of Donna. God, she is a blessing to this old man.

Al Lane
Ellabell, GA 31308

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1966 Monza More Door 110 hp, PG
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ hp PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: February 01, 2019 04:13PM

Exhaust systems installed. I had to use one of the Harley heat shields to put on the U-pipe as it was within 3" of the LH shock (2 fingers). RH side had 5" of clearance (1 hand width +).

Instrument panel installed. Installed ignition switch, radio and ash tray mount. Holding off lighter until I can add a fuse to the wire. Other clean up under the dash was done.

Had one small leak fro the transmission pan. Tightened up offending bolt and bolts on each side of the leak.

The installation of the fuse box remains. We are making a new back cover from plastic as the cardboard one had broken up. Looks like power on checks will be Sunday.

LH exhaust heat shield will be worked on as time permits. Goal is to get car back to the house in next few days. I can always put it on here at home. The car will also have its brakes and wheel bearings gone through after it gets back home.

Al Lane
Ellabell, GA 31308

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1966 Monza More Door 110 hp, PG
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ hp PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: February 02, 2019 06:39AM

I have commitments today so no time to work on the car. I do have some to to clean up a piece of rear trim I have for the car. I also need to clean headlight bezels still.

Al Lane
Ellabell, GA 31308

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1966 Monza More Door 110 hp, PG
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ hp PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: February 03, 2019 05:53PM

Installed panels in front corners of trunk.

We got the new shield cut for the back of the fuse box today and installed it and the fuse box.

Did a test to see if there was a parasitic power drain on the car before hooking up both battery cables. With only positive cable hooked up to battery (circuit breaker engaged) and test light hooked to positive cable and negative cable, test light did not illuminate. Test was passed successfully.

Disengaged circuit breaker and removed test light. Connected negative and engaged circuit breaker. High beam headlights (all four) came on. No other exterior lights came on. Disengaged breaker to kill lights and think out troubleshooting. Since headlight switch was replaced, decided to remove it and the connector from it. Still lit up lights with breaker engaged. Disconnected dimmer switch connector and lights remained on. Removed horn relay connector and lights remained on. Decided that the firewall connector had to be faulty. Took it off and found it dirty. Used a small acid brush to clean all the debris (dust) out of the connector. Reconnected and lights no longer were lit up. Will clean connector more thoroughly tomorrow.

Turned on the ignition switch to park the wipers. Installed wiper arms and blades.

Attempted to start the engine and got clicks from the starter. Will investigate more tomorrow. Might be swapped wires. This starter was just cleaned and reassembled with a new drive and new solenoid. I didn't test before installation, but had no reason to believe that it would not function properly.

Anyway more progress today. Looks like the 1st drive with the Mouse House 110 Engine will be tomorrow on a 70 degree sunny day.

Al Lane
Ellabell, GA 31308

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1966 Monza More Door 110 hp, PG
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ hp PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: RexJohnson ()
Date: February 04, 2019 10:32AM

The test light needs to be between the negative cable and the negative battery post to complete the circuit. One way to test this test is to turn something on and see if the light comes on.

RJ tools
Salem,Oregon

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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: joelsplace ()
Date: February 04, 2019 11:51AM

Rex is correct. It will never light the way you have it connected in the picture.

Joel
Northlake, TX
5 Ultravans, Lost count at 100 Corvairs...

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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: February 04, 2019 02:41PM

I misunderstood Rick's instructions. Here is another photo of test light connected up right. Still a good test.

Al Lane
Ellabell, GA 31308

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1966 Monza More Door 110 hp, PG
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ hp PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: February 04, 2019 06:29PM

We got the start issue worked out. It was NOT swapped wires. It was the starter with a new solenoid & drive causing the issue. I put the original starter on that came with the car and it started right up. We did not want to judge it bad at first, so several electrical checks were done. The checks identified an ignition switch that has strange resistance readings when none should be present and a neutral safety switch with 140 ohms resistance. I had a NOS ignition switch on the engine test stand so I stole it for the car. The safety switch is still in position until I determine a good ohm reading for the switch, but I believe 140 ohms is way to high. I have a couple old PG shifters laying in a bin, so I will get those out and check out the switches on them.

Transmission was in drive (low?) in all selections. Suspected it was my shifter cable connection technique. Drained transmission (2 quarts) and took pan off. I saw cable was not in the position I had last saw it. Suspect it moved out when I was twisting cable along length to get housing tab aligned for bolt up. Reconnected properly and bolted tab. Cycled shifter lever and Donna verified cable lever in transmission moved with cable. Pan reinstalled. Will service it in the morning and recheck operation.

Car was washed today to get rid of all the hanger dust. Looks pretty good now. Needs a good polishing.

Al Lane
Ellabell, GA 31308

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1966 Monza More Door 110 hp, PG
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ hp PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: joelsplace ()
Date: February 04, 2019 06:36PM

Switch should be close to 0 ohms.

Joel
Northlake, TX
5 Ultravans, Lost count at 100 Corvairs...

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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: February 04, 2019 06:57PM

That is what I thought. I figure over 2 ohms was a switch soon to be replaced or cleaned.

Al Lane
Ellabell, GA 31308

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1966 Monza More Door 110 hp, PG
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ hp PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: February 05, 2019 08:42AM

All issues resolved. Mouse House 110 engine out on maiden drive to evaluate engine and power pack.

Al Lane
Ellabell, GA 31308

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1966 Monza More Door 110 hp, PG
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ hp PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: rnch ()
Date: February 05, 2019 10:08AM

Lane66m Wrote:
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> All issues resolved. Mouse House 110 engine out
> on maiden drive to evaluate engine and power pack.










YESSSSSSSSS !



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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: February 05, 2019 10:25AM

35 miles in. Shifts great. Speeds held at 25 up to 72. Varied in town driving speeds mainly. Lots of power to pull away when needed.

Al Lane
Ellabell, GA 31308

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1966 Monza More Door 110 hp, PG
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ hp PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: February 05, 2019 11:38AM

Back at the hanger after 40 miles. Power pack performed great. Filled up tank with gas.

Made an appt with Goodyear to check out front suspension and steering. I have very pronounced shake in the wheel at 73 mph. I know this steering box needs replacement so that is one item. Need professional opinion on other worn parts.

Al Lane
Ellabell, GA 31308

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1966 Monza More Door 110 hp, PG
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ hp PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: toms73novass ()
Date: February 05, 2019 03:38PM

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-Tom


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65' Monza MY Build Thread
73' NovaSS 454 Big block
86' BMW 325es
98' Dodge 2500 12v Cummins Diesel with 1200 lb torque!
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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: joelsplace ()
Date: February 05, 2019 03:41PM

I've got your next project ready for you. It needs some fresh gas and a tune up. Ran when parked.

Joel
Northlake, TX
5 Ultravans, Lost count at 100 Corvairs...

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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: Lane66m ()
Date: February 05, 2019 04:26PM

Nope. No more cars. Finish up the suspension, steering, brakes and axle bearingson this one, then back to Greenbrier and Camaro to get them finished.

We now have a Classic Cr to drive, even though it needs some more mechanical work.

70 miles now on the engine and running good.

New glitch is dome/courtesy lights won't go out when doors closed. We just finished installing light switch, so I bet I moved a wire to ground somehow.

Headlights are working but only see the first 8 feet in front, so time to adjust them. Buckets, mounts and cups were all repainted and new hardware installed, so I surmise, I didn't put the where they were last set. No biggie, time to park in front of garage door with Malibu and get basic low/high settings marked with tape. Then park Monza in same place and adjust lights to match.

Al Lane
Ellabell, GA 31308

1966 Monza Coupe, 110 hp, 4 Spd
1966 Monza More Door 110 hp, PG
1968 Camaro SS Coupe 350 CI 295+ hp PG
1964 Greenbrier Deluxe, 6 dr, 80 hp car engine, PG
1947 Farmall A tractor 15 hp


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Re: New home for Revived Mouse House 110 Engine
Posted by: MattNall ()
Date: February 05, 2019 06:04PM

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