If it's the same as what Dale did for my car (I seem to recall that Dan
Walters actually did the tranny work), it would have been a Ford Racing T-5
World Class tranny used with the AMC tailshaft housing conversion.
From: TtT <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, May 20, 2013 3:03 PM
[Tigers] Dale A.# or tranny info
Please ignore the older replies below.
The. AMC 5speed tyranny conversion Dale did. I need his number or the Year and
or if it's a Ford tranny that he used so I can try to find/have one when I
pull the broken one. Tia. TtT
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>On electrical contact surfaces like
these you should use really fine
>burnishing material -- like crocus cloth.
This is what we used to use on
>high current electrical contacts back in the
60's. The idea is not to
>"sand", but to"burnish". You want to polish the
surface, not sand it. Even
>tooth paste (properly cleaned off afterward) is
a better burnishing abrasive
>than even the "best" sandpaper -- although the
abrasive papers available
>from 3M for polishing chisel and plane blades
(look up "scary sharp") would
>be OK for polishing electrical contacts.
>Good advise it to use your ignition switch to activate a heavy duty relay to
>pass the high current (40 - 60 Amps) to the load, in this case, the starter
>or its solenoid.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Jay Laifman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Sent: Saturday, May 18, 2013 9:46 AM
>Subject: [Tigers] Ignition Switch
>>I pulled apart my ignition switch. It was pretty easy. As indicated, just
>> pry out two of the points on the can that are pressed in, hold towel to
>> to stop bleeding from screwdriver slipping out of indentation point
>> the finger, put switch in vice, lightly clamping around nut,
>> indentation point.
>> Put in key, press ice pick in
hole in side to release lock barrel.
>> Pull apart.
>> The switch is
much more beefy than I expected. It has a strong spring and
of large, thick metal for contacts. I'm actually kind of surprised
>> it has any issue. But, I've cleaned it up and sanded all the contacts. I
>> basically put a piece of fine sandpaper in between each of the three
>> points and rotated the sandpaper back and forth, and rotated the
>> each of the three positions to get each one. This probably
makes no sense
>> unless you have one open in your hands. I was thinking of
>> none of
>> my attachments are small enough to fit in there.
>> I'm also cleaning and sanding the tabs out the back that the wires attach
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