<VV> Arcing wires in the dark
Dan & Synde
dsjkling at sbcglobal.net
Tue Aug 5 22:12:19 EDT 2008
I believe all the newer Dale Mfg harmonic balancers have a spring which is
molded into the rubber to ground the hub to the outer ring so this should no
longer be an issue on those..
1961 Greenbrier Deluxe, 4spd, 3.89 On the Road Again, yeehaw :)
1963 Spyder, restored 4spd Saginaw
1967 Ultravan #299 Newest of the herd!! Almost killed me already!!
A few pictures of the Greenbrier, UltraVan, engine and tranny tear down with
more to come!
>Before I went to the Olympics I noticed the harmonic balancer on my
>engine was suspect. The marks hadn't slipped yet but I said "it will
>certainly fail the first day there"
>I found a rebuilt one in my stash and installed it to be safe. After I
>started the engine I noticed arcing/sparks jumping from the balancer to
>the timing housing.
>PS. Will solder a small copper wire between both parts of dampener in all
my vairs... just in case.
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