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by popscomet
Tue Sep 29, 2020 11:43 pm
Forum: Comet Lounge
Topic: what did you do to your comet today?
Replies: 3214
Views: 229256

Re: what did you do to your comet today?

what shifter do you have.....do you know about the hole and the pin method of adjusting likage??? pop Hurst Competition. Yep, the old 1/4" drill bit in the alignment hole. I'll check the linkage for adjustment after I drop in the bushings on the shifter arms. Drain the tranny and pull the inspectio...
by popscomet
Tue Sep 29, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: 64 Comet Build
Replies: 184
Views: 16914

Re: 64 Comet Build

Hey Pop! Nice fab work and a cool build! Keep 'em coming when ya can. Interested to see when this old boy hits the strip. :) JT POP won't post pic's...son does when he thinks about it,,,,we really don't get into pic's as others do on here,,,,but I'll mention to son to keep them coming.....and thank...
by popscomet
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Comet Lounge
Topic: what did you do to your comet today?
Replies: 3214
Views: 229256

Re: what did you do to your comet today?

what shifter do you have.....do you know about the hole and the pin method of adjusting likage??? pop
by popscomet
Tue Sep 29, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Small Six Performance
Topic: Holy Geometry.
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Re: Holy Geometry.

way back when I replaced the core ..I bought the rebuild kit,,all the foam, gaskets and such,,,,I now need to replace that heater core again,,,wonder if that stuff is still useable ??
by popscomet
Tue Sep 29, 2020 4:04 pm
Forum: Small Six Performance
Topic: Holy Geometry.
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Re: Holy Geometry.

POP's comet has never had one,,way back in the early to middle 90's when we redone it ,I took it out to replace the heater core it fell aprt and I just never bought a new one,,,one reason was I gave thought to putting a plate and mounting a new style radio in there that I had to drop door to get to ...
by popscomet
Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: 1963 Custom Sportster
Replies: 18
Views: 120

Re: 1963 Custom Sportster

JT go to 64/65 section and click on 64 comet build by FRDPWR,,thats my son,,,,several pages to look at,,,we like the patina,,we want it to appear as if it was found in a barn sitting since back in the 60's or early 70's....somewhere on here is a picture of it on a trailer hooked to my 1966 ford PU.....
by popscomet
Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Comet Lounge
Topic: what did you do to your comet today?
Replies: 3214
Views: 229256

Re: what did you do to your comet today?

the rear houseing in wife's 56 ford came from a 63 v8 comet 8in,,,,took the orignal 3.00 chunk from my 64 and used it,but it has a healthy 351 alumn headed W,,with the C4 from my comet that has a shift kit and a small stall converter,,,works like a clock...POP don't like traction bars hangin down to...
by popscomet
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Rear end locked up
Replies: 14
Views: 105

Re: Rear end locked up

9 in are the go to rear gear,they are put under everything,,,,,,,but to me for an everyday car and if you already have a 8in under it and it is a good one,,,,why spend the money ,effort and time to change it out...to be able to say I HAVE A 9in in my car is not reason enuff for POP......and as far a...
by popscomet
Tue Sep 29, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: Drivetrain
Topic: Rear end locked up
Replies: 14
Views: 105

Re: Rear end locked up

Yup 64/65 Cyclones came from the factory with 8” rear ends. Unless it was a real deal 289 Hipo. Then it got the 9” rear with tapered housing and small bearings like a 65/66 Mustang Hipo. Joe yrs ago I bought a 1965 falcon ranchero,,had a 6cyl AT,,,,but when new had a 289 3spd column shift,,,,but th...
by popscomet
Tue Sep 29, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Comet Lounge
Topic: what did you do to your comet today?
Replies: 3214
Views: 229256

POP started

OL POP started on traction devices for the rear of my red comet today,,,I built a set for a mustang some 30 odd years ago. ..worked great ,,,backed then I used 1in double strength water pipe ,,,today am useing 1in double strength square tubeing,,,,,cut to length from axle tube to frt of spring clamp...
by popscomet
Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: 1963 Custom Sportster
Replies: 18
Views: 120

Re: 1963 Custom Sportster

SASSY wrote:
Mon Sep 21, 2020 11:48 pm
Had me at solid lifter 289!!
Great lookin car,, welcome to the red Comet club,lol
Actually no such club but there could be!
Fred
we have a soild lifter 351 w in the big tired 64 comet....ole rusty !!! pop
by popscomet
Mon Sep 28, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Comet Lounge
Topic: what did you do to your comet today?
Replies: 3214
Views: 229256

Re: what did you do to your comet today?

JT,,,my comet is not a cyclone,,,it;s a cal....but it has still the orig 5bolt 289,,but I removed the AT and now it has a TL 4spd,,,with a very healthy 289 with 2x4 carbs ,,,msd ign,,,dumps an 8in 3,50 ls gear,,,tri y headers and a great camshaft...POP has had this comet and always drives it for the...
by popscomet
Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: hello everyone-been a while
Replies: 3
Views: 27

Re: hello everyone-been a while

hi comet lovers,i havent been on the comet site in a while,a year or 3 maybe.me and my 66 are doing well.i have street raced it a few times this summer,had some fun driving it daily for the past 4 or 5 years.i put some upper ball joints in it last week.they were shot.rides better now.hi Pop you sti...
by popscomet
Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Comet Lounge
Topic: what did you do to your comet today?
Replies: 3214
Views: 229256

Re: what did you do to your comet today?

Joe Travers wrote:
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:33 pm
Nah.....real Comets started in '63 1/2 when the V8 hardtops came out!

:P

JT
:D ,,,you might have something there,,,,,pop :) :)
by popscomet
Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Comet Lounge
Topic: what did you do to your comet today?
Replies: 3214
Views: 229256

Re: what did you do to your comet today?

i HATE IT ,HAVING A FAN COME APART AND DOING A BUNCH OF HURT !!!! but ain't you the one that was bad mouthing 64 comet in another post ???....the real comets started out in 64 .. you just upset the comet gods......now just fix it and keep your tongue in your cheek......................................