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Boy that truck looks good.  I see you have an eye for detail and like to do the work yourself.  Can't wait to see it finished.

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Looks great. Just for reference there is are 2 different wiper knobs for the 521. The one thats in the pic and the same font with 3 dots on it which I think might the more rare one.

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Rebuilt the clutch slave and bled the clutch hydraulic system today. Small progress, but some progress.

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Zed this truck is a Beauty!

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The photos from today don't tell the story (https://www.flickr.com/photos/53116286@N07/28199284953/in/album-72157627613948205/). Picked up the truck for the engine shop. They started the engine after a 22 year slumber, fixed an oil leak, fuel leak, and repositioned the distributor timing adjuster. I am told she idles well after setting the valve leashes and timing.

Now I have to complete the fuel one connection and add fuel to the tank.

A great stride in the project.

Keith

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Big congratulations, Keith. Move under it's own power yet? The floor-shift transmission in the 320 is a joy to drive, even with the non-synchro 1st gear. I've no problem with that as the 61 FIAT is also non-synchro 1st. 

 

Steve

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Truck is a master piece.  Zed are you needing tail light lenses?

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Charlie69,

I do have tail light lenses. I left them off the truck when I transported the truck to the engine shop, I did not want to have them damaged or lost.

Thanks,

Keith

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Just installed driver side splash guard. Located new brass fasteners and stainless steel washers.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/53116286@N07/29715791314/in/album-72157627613948205/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/53116286@N07/30229622552/in/album-72157627613948205/

 

Hopefully, the passenger side will take less than the 4 hours it took to position the driver side.

Keith

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'Another brick in the wall'. Kudos to you on such a true restoration, not just a refurb such as I'm doing. When you get it pretty much done I's love to come take a peek at the little pickup again. 

 

I've taken a little vacation on work on the 320 lately; literally and figuratively. We made a trip to the northwest moving a grand-daughter to a new job in August and the northeast for a little cruise in September. I've been erecting a greenhouse over the past month for the patio plants that can't stay out over winter. I've another good month to go on that project and then will be back doing more on 'Mighty Mouse'. I have been driving the heck out of him and enjoying immensely.

 

Steve

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You keep making it better.  Nice work!

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