<VV> Alternator mounting bolts
aircooled6 at prodigy.net
Fri Nov 4 15:07:06 EDT 2016
"call it a fried milk sandwich"
Can you make that sandwich by cooking it in a turkey roaster and stirring gently with a hockey stick, while pulling it across the garage floor with a drag link?
Everett WilsonNorth Richland Hills TXDown to one - 64 Greenbrier 110/PG
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Sent: Friday, November 4, 2016 12:16 PM
Subject: <VV> Alternator mounting bolts
I had one of those unique bolt clearance problems on one of my cars.
Putting a socket on the bolt head was an actual interference fit. Had to
drive the socket onto the head. Decided this was BS and switched to a 1/2
drive for the beef. Used the drive extension along with a mechanics pry
bar, and taught the turkey roaster extension and cooler door, a lesson in
Speaking of Delcotron Generators, that's a lot of extra characters to write
just to say alternator. I think saying "turkey roaster" is preferable to
saying "cylinder head cooling air flow controller". Shroud? Found a few
dead mice in there but never any dead people. We all know there is no such
a component as a hockey stick in a Corvair. There is a device that sorta
looks like one if you squint your eyes. A lot of people call them castor
control rods or brake reaction rods. Is that more correct than "diagonal
strut"? My favorite of all is the incorrectly called "drag link". How that
name got attached to the "relay rod" I haven't a clue. Dumb assed GM parts
engineers called it a drag link. Clarks picked it up for their catalog.
You can go back in automotive history as far as they have pictures with
names on them and a drag link is a drag link. FCs are the only Corvairs
that have one. But if you want to call it a fried milk sandwich, then call
it a fried milk sandwich. Just make sure we both know what you are talking
about before you do that.
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