'65 New Yorker bringing it back to life thread-

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    mopar440 Well-Known Member

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    Btw how does your steering ragjoint look? Mine was torn, in the mix of using the land rover one right now
     
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    She drove to her new home...barely, ha!!!

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  3. Sir Patrick

    Sir Patrick Active Member

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    She barely fits....

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    Yeah mine won't fit in the garage, I'm hiding in a parking garage now but I'll need to just get a car cover
     
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    Can you out put it on coasters and park it sideways? Your garage is WAYY bigger than mine, lucky!
     
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    Good idea, thx.
     
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    Quit yer bitchin'!!! You've got waaaay more room than me!! Lmfao! :D

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    Polara_500 Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Lol.. so true!
     
  10. Sir Patrick

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    Replaced the carb, runs like a top. Improved
    Breaks also, with the adequate vaccuum.

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    Still having issues with the brakes though...

    Would the lines, too close to the exhaust manifold, getting hot- cause an issue? They work great for a while...then you gotta use both feet to stop...
     
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    Probably not. How's the booster? Is it original? Sounds like you're loosing power and reverting to non-power...which the pedal is not setup for.

    Mopars all suffer from brake fade for some reason, but a quick pump brings it right back. That doesn't sound like the issue though
     
  14. cbarge

    cbarge World Famous Barge in a Budget FCBO Gold Member

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    As in a very hard pedal?? like no power assist?? May need booster rebuilt or replaced??
     
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    Brakes adjusted tight? Also, were the shoes "glazed" over? Can't remember if you did new shoes/drums. If I do new shoes, I usually break the glaze on the drum with sandpaper
     
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    Brakes work perfect, then after things get hot, dont...pedals not hard. New shoes- drums weren't glazed. New self adjusters. The only thing not replaced was the booster.

    Everything after the booster is brand new- master cylinder, lines, all hardware, shoes. Drums were good, so didn't replace those either.

    Brakes worked great before replacing everything also...

    Maybe its an adjustment issue...or the booster needs rebuilt.
     
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    The buyer of the car will be signing up here soon. Cool kid excited to build his first classic. He reads this thread, and will likely start a new one here for this car.

    My father in law gave me first shot at his 20 year restoration with an offer I couldn't turn down, can't keep both- so sold the new yorker. I thought the brakes were good, but on his way home, he said he had a hard time stopping again...feel bad for the kid...

    Here's the new yorkers replacement-

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  18. mopar440

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    Damn.. .I'd say the kid got a good car from what I see!
     
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