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Dan Helferich

Member Since 14 Mar 2006
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In Topic: Paint technique to avoud spray?

19 November 2014 - 10:26 AM

Back when I first came back to the hobby in the late '80's there was a guy named Brian Widdows who did some amazing brush paint jobs. But, he's the only one and I have no idea what his technique was. 

In Topic: Help regarding super stock drag car details

03 November 2014 - 06:17 AM


I PM'd you a scan of the 1968 NHRA Super Stock rules from the Rulebook.

In Topic: What "Classic" AMT Kits Had Interchangeable Engines?

18 October 2014 - 02:10 AM

If you look closely at the instruction sheet for that Mopar wedge you will see a cut in the engine where the distributor goes. The placement in the picture is misleading but when I built this kit in the '60's I built it correct and the 2 built engines I've picked up in parts lots both have the distributor in the correct spot.

In Topic: What "Classic" AMT Kits Had Interchangeable Engines?

16 October 2014 - 03:23 PM

I'm building a '32 Roadster with the Pontiac from the '36 Ford. I shortened the tranny a little to make it fit. Bob is right about the firewall needing modification. I've also put the '32 Roadster Hemi in a Phaeton and that was more of a drop in swap.

In Topic: Ford 427 SOHC Hemi ?

12 September 2014 - 04:43 AM

I remember the first article I read about the SOHC 427 in 1964. The engine was in a '64 Galaxie and the article began something like this, " This engine will propel the car to Michigan's liberal 70 MPH speed limit, in first gear."