[tcb] Re: What size engine for the '59?

That's what I have.  It rocks!

James Dwan wrote:
> So big nut tranny with a single port 1600 or 1641 with new redux boxes?
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> --- On *Wed, 9/9/09, w.wood /<evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx>/* wrote:
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>     From: w.wood <evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx>
>     Subject: [tcb] Re: What size engine for the '59?
>     To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>     Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2009, 10:28 AM
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>     I disagree.  I'll take disc brakes any day, especially in Dallas
>     traffic.
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>     On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 10:54 AM, sammie smith
>     <bugcollections@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>     </mc/compose?to=bugcollections@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
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>         You're not gonna fast enough to need discs.  The drums on the
>         early bus are great for the speed of a stock bus.
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>         --- On *Wed, 9/9/09, James Dwan /<james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx
>         </mc/compose?to=james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx>>/* wrote:
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>             From: James Dwan <james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx
>             </mc/compose?to=james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx>>
>             Subject: [tcb] Re: What size engine for the '59?
>             To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx </mc/compose?to=tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>             Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2009, 9:09 AM
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>             Paul, did you upgrade your Bus from stock or was it done
>             by the PO? Do you get points taken off at shows for not
>             being stock? This Bus is so close to being all original
>             I'd hate to change anything I don't have to but saftey is
>             more important - that's why I am going with discs for the
>             front
>
>             --- On *Tue, 9/8/09, singlecabboy
>             /<sealingwaxred@xxxxxxxxx
>             </mc/compose?to=sealingwaxred@xxxxxxxxx>>/* wrote:
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>                 From: singlecabboy <sealingwaxred@xxxxxxxxx
>                 </mc/compose?to=sealingwaxred@xxxxxxxxx>>
>                 Subject: [tcb] Re: What size engine for the '59?
>                 To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx </mc/compose?to=tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>                 Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2009, 9:24 PM
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>                 James ,I run a 1641 in my single cab,dual kadrons,110
>                 engle cam .I don't believe in high compression street
>                 engines , and no reduction gears , 3600 is about what
>                 I run all day long.70,75,even 80mph is not a
>                 problem,but not recommended.It,s duel port. Sammie
>                 says stock lol, Sammie I had to ans were for you.
>                 Paul Smith
>
>                   2009 Zone Tour 1999-2009 ,10 years of Trucking
>                  
>                 H.B.B
>                 T.C.B
>                 Transporters at the Point 6  October 9,10,and 11,
>                 2009"Love all,trust a few,Do wrong to none"
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>                 --- On Tue, 9/8/09, James Dwan
>                 <james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx
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> <http://us.mc537.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx>>
>                 wrote:
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>                 > From: James Dwan <james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx
>                 
> <http://us.mc537.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=james_dwan_2000@xxxxxxxxx>>
>                 > Subject: [tcb] What size engine for the '59?
>                 > To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>                 
> <http://us.mc537.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>                 > Date: Tuesday, September 8, 2009, 7:46 PM
>                 > I just
>                 > got off the phone with Ronnie in AZ. I ordered my
>                 belly pans
>                 > and bumpers and we discussed the kind of engine I'd be
>                 > putting in the Bus. I told him I'd like to stay as close
>                 > to stock as possible. I plan on using the split case
>                 tranny
>                 > and was thinking of rebuilding the engine that came
>                 with it
>                 > (not original).
>                 > He said that a 36 horse with counter weighted crank and
>                 > increased compression ratio could be a nice runner.
>                 3600 RPM
>                 > all day long.
>                 > The one in there now is a single port but that's all I
>                 > know about it. Even though I have a "Slow Moving
>                 > Vehicle" magnetic sticker for the back, the thought of
>                 > only going 50mph scares me.
>                 > Thoughts?
>                 > Thanks!
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