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It got to be too much of a hassle, sourcing some parts such as drill guide bushings, and making others. Also, even with a very detailed 2-page instruction sheet, most people didn't have the common sense to use the kit. I finally just gave up.
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Thanks Jerry/Hotrod-Lincoln & Lugnutz - regarding making and showing us Jerry's beautiful tool-set and the excellent photos/installation instructions.

I'd readily buy a set to impress my friends (and, to impress future stovebolters who are working on real "stovebolt six" engines).


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'Bolter
fred c You don't have to use a sledge hammer on your HB,a 3lb. hammer with an oaken 2x2 should do it. Have a helper keep the crank pried forward as you drive it on,or wedge a block of wood back at your pressure plate. I use the 2x2 so it doesn't bruise-up your balancer. As a youth I did bruise some of those,sitting on no. 1 cylinder using a large hammer !!

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46 Chevy 1/2 Ton 1929 Model A Phaeton
Thanks for all the info. I have been out of town for a couple of days and I'll be gone again unit the middle of next week. When I get back I'm going to give it a try.

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'Bolter
[img]https://www.stovebolt.com/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.php/ubb/download/Number/36561/filename/Drilling Crankshaft 002.jpg[/img]Great advice. Wish I had known about those jigs when I did mine. Photo of my "frankenjig" attached:

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'Bolter
just very confused Nothing wrong with having the HB secured it's just work. Most of them have stayed on just press fit since 37.

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Ed Pruss Learned to watch the depth of the hole ,don't want to drill into oil passage in the crank.

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fredc not as tough as you think

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