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Reply by jffr

I will have a chance in a couple of months to do a side by side comparison of the C8 and my Pantera. I know one of the Inde Motorsports...

Reply by rrs1

Not easy, but not that hard. I drain the radiator, then start the car, remove the tank cap, wait for the thermostat to open...Oh crap it...

Reply by panteradoug

Mid engine cars have their advantages and disadvantages. It may in fact turn out to be ironic that something like the C8 will make...
panteradoug

Reply by joe1974l6656

You could look around on the Pantera sites and find these, thank you to the people who posted these originally. Here is what I have. I...
joe1974l6656

Reply by thrillrider

Good Luck with the restoration....I would like to follow your progress. I've owned # 1791 for 3 months now
thrillrider

Reply by dipascale

H i sig, I think the distributor screw is too close to the firewall, to remedy the problem it is necessary to turn the distributor few...
dipascale

Reply by sig

Thanks very much for all the interesting comments My car has the MSD 8477 installed which is equipped with vacuum advance and it is...

Reply by jfb05177

Nothing to report nor new photo's to share. the biggest activity (as far as I know) has been the transfer of funds to cover man-hours...
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Reply by mikebux

Yes I cant use this but this I believe is colorized copy of the late models. It seems depicting a colors in the loom, I just need early ...
mikebux

Reply by husker

Interesting it has an Optima battery in it. And of course the wire colors on this diagram are only good for the 2nd Tuesday of the month.
husker

Reply by bosswrench

Hmm... I've run into late model 351- W distributors that are somewhat taller than 351- C s for no known reason. With most Ford V8...
bosswrench

Reply by lf-tp2511

As Jack mentioned it is hard to get a clear idea of what is happening from your single photograph. Jack’s information is pertinent in...
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Reply by otis

Not sure if it fits under a flat engine cover or not, but an MSD 8577 ready to run distributor uses a small cap and usually fits without...

Reply by bosswrench

Nothing wrong. That expensive distributor likely never did fit properly, and due to factory build tolerances, some Panteras have more...
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Reply by joe1974l6656

Yes I still have the ring I need just one center, I guess it is off to a vendor. just hoping one of you guys had one laying around.
joe1974l6656

Reply by bosswrench

No- there's a step cast into the wheel opening, but those spring-wire clips aren't the most robust of holders. I personally use several...
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Reply by lf-tp2511

Very nice idea, Mark. 👍👍 Too late for 2511, but thanks for sharing this for other owners choosing this location to mount their Halon...
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Reply by larryw

I've used the rubber and the cork, the latter for the last six or seven years . No leaks. The 'cork' is really just evenly shredded cork...
larryw

Reply by larryw

I’m interested. If I sent you an outline of the ex ports on my C302b heads could you see if they’re a reasonable match?
larryw

Reply by Andrew Brown

After rebuilding the Pantera engine to get more HP, which included the subject headers, matching heads and intake, the vehicle was...

Reply by jfb05177

help educate me. I would think a big factor in getting a valve cover to seal would be the proper bolting torque and tightening sequence.
jfb05177

Reply by panttera

I recently installed these with success............ https://www.summitracing.com/p...r/overview/make/ford
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Reply by sharkey

A classified ad is not an Adult Education class. You need to know what you are buying to begin with or stay out of the way. WOW that's...
sharkey

Reply by 74Alfa

I posted nothing adversarial. Just a request for information. The fact that you make assumptions about someone based on a single posting...

Reply by joules

You made your point Doug, I deleted my posts on the subject. The classifieds forum often opens into discussion. Pretty sure I can look...
joules

Reply by davidnunn

You mean " if " Pirelli decides to re-release the 285/50-15 P7. Don't hold your breath !!!
davidnunn

Reply by panteradoug

Valve cover gaskets are just a general pain to begin with. Don't use them at all. Use silicone instead. It's a much better solution. It...
panteradoug

Reply by cengles

Dear Stephen, They contend that the combination of aluminum valve covers and cast iron heads dictates a cork valve cover gasket for...

Reply by panttera

For many years I had to wiggle it, jiggle it, turn it over and whisper magic incantations to it while trying to insert the ignition key.
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Reply by 74Alfa

I've read nothing "adversarial" here and was simply trying to better understand what was offered. If it can't hold up to educated...

Reply by tberg

Also, a Galpin employee told me that Galpin is doing a Pantera restoration in their shop right now. It should be interesting to see once...
tberg

Reply by tberg

Attended the Galpin Motors Car Show today, checking in at 5am as they suggested. The turnout was huge for both cars and spectators. In...
tberg

Reply by joe1974l6656

do you have one wheel center I lost one this week? just the center no clip, don't know how that happened.
joe1974l6656

Reply by davidnunn

Actually, the 1980’s 15 x 10’s that were sold by Campagnolo and Hall Pantera have “Technomagnesio” cast into them. Technomagnesio is a...
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Reply by panteradoug

I understand but enamel is an sob to touch up. It just doesn't like it. It does not feather edge well and leaves fisheyes all over the...
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Reply by warrenvictor

Excellent points Doug. I truly appreciate these great comments This is what I am looking to touch up. It had been badly touched up years...

Reply by panteradoug

The color won't be a better match but the finish is different because it is a different system. I'm not sure that acrylic enamel is...
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