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  1. Omni

    Nationals 2022

    Columbus Ohio
  2. Omni

    Nationals 2022

    Back from the Nationals Decent turn-out as far as spectators go. The weather was perfect. Manufactures Midway had a total of two vendors (not counting T-shirt and 'Harbor Freight ' type tools). Sad to see the show dying. Overheard one of the Mopar magazine editors say that he thought it would...
  3. Omni

    Nationals 2022

    The 'Party Barge' will set sail tomorrow A.M. It will dock in the judging area all weekend.
  4. Omni

    Engine Break-in Issue

    Good Day All Further info: The block was a fresh overbore. The heads were magnafluxed. Both were resurfaced (.008). Springs and guides were CHECKED. Valve seals (unbrella) were replaced. On a couple of occasions it smoked a fair amount upon start-up. Not consistently though...
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    Engine Break-in Issue

    All Machine work was performed at the shop. Cylinders had (what I thought) was a nice cross-hatch pattern (45*). Omni
  6. Omni

    1965 Newport

    Body Code C42 vs C12 413 base engine for C42 383 base engine for C12 Omni
  7. Omni

    Nationals 2022

    That is why we rent a golf cart. Granted the show area has shrunk over the past couple of years . The judged cars are now eat of the track, instead of in the large field on the west side. The west side is now general parking (paved paradise and put up a parking lot) - sorry Joni.... Omni
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    Engine Break-in Issue

    Good Evening All The backstory: Engine rebuilt on the 'Party Barge' - 1965 Newport 383-2v. Rings were Hastings 2M683.030 Moly (iron). Initial oil was Valvoline Racing Oil (10w30). Oil/Filter replaced after about 1/2 hour run time. (various throttle positions). Refilled with Schaffers 10w30...
  9. Omni

    1965 Newport

    Good Evening The second line of the fender tag (A-Z) AB=99 Standard Engine w/PCV System (383 -2V) I see that your car was scheduled for 15 Feb. Mine was scheduled 01 Feb. Omni
  10. Omni

    Nationals 2022

    Only a couple of weeks away. Haven't seen any threads on this. Anyone going? Omni
  11. Omni

    It was twenty years ago today…

    Dan I believe that I met you on the MI 127 tour a couple of years ago. I was driving the 'green '68 Superbee. Are you participating this year? I will be in the 'Party Barge' '65 Newport. Omni
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    Looking for trans part vendor.

    Good Morning Thank you for the response. It is good to know that Chrysler still produces some replacement parts. Not sure if I can remove this seal without removing the valve body as access is limited. What I am trying to avoid is dropping the cross member as the service manual recommends...
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    Looking for trans part vendor.

    Good Day All With a 1000 mile Carlisle trip completed, it appears that I have a trans leak on the 'Party Barge' - '65 Newport. The leak appears to be in the kick down linkage area. Plans call for dropping the pan (new filter/gasket) and o-ring replacements (cable shift) . The leak is not...
  14. Omni

    Dash Removal

    Good Morning The correct service manual is the best tool you will ever own. Many items that pertain to this task are unique to the particular year you are working on. For example, the speedo cable is screwed on in '65 not clipped. The above is a good overview of what you are looking at to...
  15. Omni

    Whos going to Carlisle?

    Good Day All Just got home a couple of hours ago. We always stay Sunday night /leave Monday A.M. The 'Party Barge' logged 1050 miles since last Thursday A.M. The only issue was a plugged fuel filter which was remedied on the show field in about 20 minutes. Was able to meet many from the site...
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    Whos going to Carlisle?

    Good Afternoon All The 'Party Barge' shoves off tomorrow at 0-Dark Thirty (probably between 0430-0500). Mr. Garmin says 7 hrs (approx). Hope to be there early afternoon, (many parts to pick-up, would like to get that done on Thursday. My window sticker says G217 not sure about shade as this is...
  17. Omni

    Carlisle 2022

    Count Down is on. Shove off in 20hrs.... Omni
  18. Omni

    Carlisle 2022

    "All my bags are packed, I'm ready yo go..." apologies to Peter, Paul and Mary. I do have everything in the 'Party Barge' except the suit cases(s) and the cooler. Wife and I Leave on Thursday around 0500. ("East bound and down loaded up an truckin'". sorry Jerry). Will be staying at the...
  19. Omni

    What are you working on today??

    Went to the Annual Threshers convention in Wauseon OH. If you like steam and coal smoke and the machines that are powered by them this is your place. This is contest on how fast you can find the balance point. The winner did it in under 10 seconds. Miniatures Tractors They also had...
  20. Omni

    Carlisle 2022

    Good Morning Got the 'Official' welcome letter yesterday (#C217). Its been several years since I last attended, so I am stoked. I am budgeting about $500 for gas (approx 1000 mile round trip). I like Yeungling..... Omni
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