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by popscomet
Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: All in the Family, Comet's Ford Sisters
Topic: Pop's Cobra build.
Replies: 284
Views: 27906

Re: Pop's Cobra build.

OL POP has almost 150 miles on this souped up go cart,just running around the back paved roads ,,,,will put on a few more then park it.As we are wanting to up grade OL RUSTY,,,all rear disc brake set up came in the brown truck yesterday as well as springs and shocks,,,,,,break time is about over ......
by popscomet
Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: 60 - 63 Comets
Topic: (At age 16 and on) Cristian’s 1962 Mercury comet s-22 build thread
Replies: 43
Views: 1220

Re: (At age 16 and on) Cristian’s 1962 Mercury comet s-22 build thread

POP is proud of you,,,,,now you know !!! any other youngin would have left it alone,,,,take care and help is always just a post away......thank you for keeping us informed on your doings concerning your old comet...….pop
by popscomet
Wed Jul 01, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: 60 - 63 Comets
Topic: (At age 16 and on) Cristian’s 1962 Mercury comet s-22 build thread
Replies: 43
Views: 1220

Re: (At age 16 and on) Cristian’s 1962 Mercury comet s-22 build thread

you can time one to slow also....it'll have no power,won't accelerate,,,bad to start,,,if this happens,,time it by ear and feel..loosen the dist bump the dist advance up just a hair,,do it at small intermrnts,,,,if you go to much,it'll be hard to start,like starter kicking back,,,if so start backing...
by popscomet
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: 60 - 63 Comets
Topic: (At age 16 and on) Cristian’s 1962 Mercury comet s-22 build thread
Replies: 43
Views: 1220

Re: (At age 16 and on) Cristian’s 1962 Mercury comet s-22 build thread

Are you sure it is really overheating ??? does it smell hot..puke water...in some caes the needle may be reading high on the gauge,,,but it isn't running that hot...POP has changed the sending unit in the block and the gauge would read different..sometimes hotter sometimes cooler...I went thru 4 uni...
by popscomet
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:45 pm
Forum: All in the Family, Comet's Ford Sisters
Topic: Pop's Cobra build.
Replies: 284
Views: 27906

Re: Pop's Cobra build.

OL POP watched the speed-o roll over on a hundred miles this afternoon,,,,so far so good. runs cool. holds good oil pressure,,drives real good,,,it has a non power R/P and it steers super nice. pleased as can be so far,,,love the sound out of hose side pipes,,,,pop 8) :) :D
by popscomet
Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:03 pm
Forum: All in the Family, Comet's Ford Sisters
Topic: Pop's Cobra build.
Replies: 284
Views: 27906

Re: Pop's Cobra build.

the little 289 cobra is running just great...smooth as glass....is very quick on the trigger !! just what we were looking for,,,,OL POP has almost a hundred miles on it just tooling around the neighborhood country back roads.....won't be long til it is all put together and can take it out for the re...
by popscomet
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Small Block V-8 Performance
Topic: Best set up cooling wise for LA Traffic. Fan or no fan?
Replies: 7
Views: 214

Re: Best set up cooling wise for LA Traffic. Fan or no fan?

I agree with the above POST a 110%, always have,,,,most everyone wants to throw a bigger rad fan and shroud at the problem,,,another thing that never gets mentioned is what condition is the block in ??,,,I have torn down old blocks that the cooling system was so stopped up and clogged that makes it ...
by popscomet
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:15 am
Forum: Comet Lounge
Topic: Track Report
Replies: 1200
Views: 87204

Re: Track Report

POP will keep those in mind if I ever need to replace them,,,I bought it used many yrs ago from an AIR FORCE DINK,,IT has a 2in lift with a winch and top..it was taken care ofreally well,and OL pop has also taken care of it,,,,,the only thing I have a problem is keeping it bright shinny RED,,,it kee...
by popscomet
Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:52 am
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: My Cyclone build
Replies: 9
Views: 207

Re: My Cyclone build

POP has always said,,,I let ford build it their way,,then when it's mine,,I'll build it my way !!! and have been asked many times about the 2x4's on my 289 comet being to much,,I just tell them ...that ain't your average 289 under those 2 4's....in fact they work so well,,,,same thing is on my 289 c...
by popscomet
Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: Lavron's '64 Build Thread
Replies: 1849
Views: 153586

Re: Lavron's '64 Build Thread

I think it is a good plan,,one carb to mess with at 1st,,less head ache....be sure you have break in oil added....pop
by popscomet
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Comet Lounge
Topic: Track Report
Replies: 1200
Views: 87204

Re: Track Report

just got home ,,hasn't rained in days,,,BUT it waited til we got there and unloaded the cars ,,then it started so we were rained out,,,,,oh well,,,,the good LORD knows the best,,,so we'll grin and bare it til another day !!...pop
by popscomet
Sat Jun 20, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Comet Lounge
Topic: Track Report
Replies: 1200
Views: 87204

Re: Track Report

We are going to the dirt races tonight,,gave it up 2 or so yrs ago,but son and grd son got a wild hair to bring them out of the weeds early in the week and have got them ready,,,so there will be 4 generations out there tonight,,,POP Dwayne Cory and CHASE....we are blessed for sure...…………..gonna be a...
by popscomet
Fri Jun 19, 2020 5:35 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: Seat Belt Placement-1964 Comet 202 4 door
Replies: 3
Views: 77

Re: Seat Belt Placement-1964 Comet 202 4 door

my 64 had factory seatbelts,,,all went in a threaded nole..just like the picture shows,and mine had a bench seat,also,,,pop
by popscomet
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: My Cyclone build
Replies: 9
Views: 207

Re: My Cyclone build

I would like to know size of rear tires,,,whl tub size and what cfm are those carbs ???????....POP has a 64 comet with 40in tubs and 33x19.5 tires,,,solid lift 351 4spd,,,,,thank you POP
by popscomet
Thu Jun 18, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: 64 - 65 Comets
Topic: My Cyclone build
Replies: 9
Views: 207

Re: My Cyclone build

all this !! OL POP likes :D ………...pop