[T3] Houston, we have ignition!

Brian Fye bfye at canyonville.net
Thu Jul 28 16:03:50 PDT 2011


On 7/28/11, Bobsnotch at aol.com <Bobsnotch at aol.com> wrote:
> Yes, that's right, the T-34 lives. : ) Got it fired up earlier today, for
> the first time in the 15 months that I have owned it (or since 1968 for the
> original owner). Even the carbs were close (a used set I had laying
> around), as  I didn't buy any kits (yet) to go thru the originals. The
> distributor
> (a ZV/JCU  4 R 3) was giving me difficulties last night (no spark), and I
> found it was the  cause today. I just swapped in an SVDA that I have at the
> ready (for road trips  in the 65 Notch), and it lit right off. And to make
> Russ happy up there, NO OIL  leaks. : ) This thing runs really good too, and
> the trans works both forward and  reverse.
> I still have a bunch of stuff to do (some minor wiring, and other stuff),
> but at least the car will now move on it's own. : ) It stops great too,
> between  the wide 5 disc conversion, and Jim rebuilding a master cylinder
> for
> him, and me  replacing ALL of the steel lines and hoses. Jim supplied the
> fronts, and they  are perfectly sized, Thanks again Jim.
> That's the first step. A couple more, and I'll be ready to take it to the
> 2012 T-3 Invasion. : )
> Bob 65 Notch  S with sunroof and IRS (Krusty)
> 71 Notch (Krunchy)
> 64 T-34 Ghia  (Wolfie)
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Brian Fye
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