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1964 Fan Shroud Question

#1 Post by Greg Spreeman » Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:42 pm

What is this thing on the right of my fan shroud? Would it have been original?
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Re: 1964 Fan Shroud Question

#2 Post by Mike Wilson » Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:46 pm

It's a block off plate for the "snorkle" for a European engine shroud.

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Re: 1964 Fan Shroud Question

#3 Post by Greg Spreeman » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:09 pm

Should I have one on my car? It was originally shipped to Georgia.
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Re: 1964 Fan Shroud Question

#4 Post by John Brooks » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:15 pm

Do you have the big heater exchanger boxes and a blocked duct on the left side by the cab heater horn?
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Re: 1964 Fan Shroud Question

#5 Post by Greg Spreeman » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:19 pm

Too late to check the heater exchangers but, both horns are blocked with caps.
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Re: 1964 Fan Shroud Question

#6 Post by John Brooks » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:26 pm

Greg

The horns #11 are to heat the carbs, Controled by the thermostat #15 through the rods and valves #21. They blow warm air on the carbs to make cold operations smoother after start up.

Yours were probably blocked by some previous owner. In the winter they actually work pretty well if adjusted properly.
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Re: 1964 Fan Shroud Question

#7 Post by jim nelson » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:29 pm

John Brooks wrote:Greg

The horns #11 are to heat the carbs, Controled by the thermostat #15 through the rods and valves #21. They blow warm air on the carbs to make cold operations smoother after start up.

Yours were probably blocked by some previous owner. In the winter they actually work pretty well if adjusted properly.

He has a Euro heater shroud that's been modified to close off the snorkel. No thermostat on the Euro's.

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Re: 1964 Fan Shroud Question

#8 Post by Greg Spreeman » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:41 pm

That's wild. Would my Georgia car might have shipped with a Euro shroud setup orginally?
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Re: 1964 Fan Shroud Question

#9 Post by Mike Wilson » Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:31 pm

Do you have the Kardex or C.O.A. for your car to determine if the engine is original to the car?

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Re: 1964 Fan Shroud Question

#10 Post by Ron LaDow » Sat Mar 17, 2018 11:13 pm

This was sent to me some time back to help ID Euro heater systems; it's a Euro-spec S-90 or and SC judging by the manifolds:
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Oh, and there's a big black hose that goes from here to there when you're done:
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Re: 1964 Fan Shroud Question

#11 Post by Dick Weiss » Sat Mar 17, 2018 11:41 pm

Also, An original Euro heat equipped engine would have a serial # starting w/611001 thru 611200,706001-707200, 807001-807400,
730001-731102, 731103-733027, 820523-821701, 733028-733197, and finally 821702-821855.

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Re: 1964 Fan Shroud Question

#12 Post by Ron LaDow » Sat Mar 17, 2018 11:55 pm

Greg,
Dick's data will tell you if you have a Euro-spec engine that's missing parts or a US-spec engine that ended up with some random tin.
But I can tell you that your original image has a vent hose and hose clamp that are correct.
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Re: 1964 Fan Shroud Question

#13 Post by Vic Skirmants » Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:34 am

Ron LaDow wrote:Greg,

But I can tell you that your original image has a vent hose and hose clamp that are correct.
And a generator pulley that was tightened by using the wrong screwdriver in the slot to hold it.

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Re: 1964 Fan Shroud Question

#14 Post by Wes Bender » Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:45 am

Vic Skirmants wrote:
Ron LaDow wrote:Greg,

But I can tell you that your original image has a vent hose and hose clamp that are correct.
And a generator pulley that was tightened by using the wrong screwdriver in the slot to hold it.
And, if I had to guess, a nut that was way over-torqued......
Some days it just isn’t worth the hassle of chewing through the restraints......

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Re: 1964 Fan Shroud Question

#15 Post by Greg Spreeman » Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:17 am

731 511 looks to be my engine number. So, from the looks of it my car was shipped to a dealer in Georgia with a Euri heater. Now, brighten my day by telling me my car is a SC!
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