Well the day has finally gotten here the Merc will fire on it own and stay running! Had a chance to drop through the gears and to my delight the transmission works wonderfully. The brakes are still a little tough, so I need to bleed them again. We have the wiring to finish up andContinue reading “The Merc Is Up & Running.”
Finally got my power steering hoses done. I found a local guy that did them for around $160.00 dollars, but I did re-use my ends. Hopefully I will get the radiator back soon and we can button up everything.
I have the cylinder heads done now. I went with a set of 292 heads off of a 57 Y- Block. I also went with a 57 4-Barrel manifold. Since the 256 has such low compression I decided to mill a little of the cylinder heads to raise the compression. I ended up installing newContinue reading “The cylinder heads”