Member Page: Peter Rock
Member ID: rockmidgetStatus: Free Member
Wausau, WI, USA
Member Since: 2013-10-18
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Last Login: 2018-01-23 10:55
Forum Activity: 2018-01-23 11:05
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Member Journal – Midget With A Deadline.
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Posted on: Tuesday September 29, 2015
Update to this vehicle, the clutch replacement went well. Front brake rebuild, clean gas tank, and all is working fine. Daily driver in nice weather.
Posted on: Wednesday April 9, 2014
Pulling the engine was the only option left, it was obvious the disengage lever was at the extreme limit of travel. Everything went well. After disassemble, you could see the bent lever. The push rod had been lengthened to achieve this damage.
Posted on: Wednesday January 15, 2014
Midget in warm work space. Moved from the storage shed, where it is now -20F. 1/12/14 overhauled master clutch cylinder. Good pedal pressure now, but still no clutch. Pretty obvious, based on travel of clutch cylinder, that there is no bearing left to work with. Someone(PO) had made an 'extendable' push rod on the cylinder to buy some more time. So, Max put the manual in the book holder, and we started with removing the hood, the first step in pulling the engine. I worked on disconnecting th...
Posted on: Friday October 18, 2013
I've had bugeye parts lying around for 40 years, since 1973 when I dragged a '59 body home from a cow pasture. I worked on it a little in the '90's, then again 5 years ago. Now with my son turning 16 in June of '14, I decided to purchase something that was nearly complete, possibly ready to go. We bought this 1973 (build date is June of 73) Midget. It runs pretty good. Will not move due to clutch. We are changing cylinder parts, bleeding, etc. May need new throw out bearing.
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