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<x-flowed>The time finally came today. To drive the Sqbk under it's own power! First time in ten years that I have been able to say that, Yehaaa!
It took quite a bit of persuading to get the engine back in the car, but it finally went. It took a bit of priming to get the dry fuel lines to fill enough to keep the engine running. I did this with a remote starter and a hot lead from the battery to terminal 15 on the coil. This way I could be at the engine when it started to keep an eye on things and add drops of fuel directly to the carbs.
Once I got it running and at idle, I went and found the key and lo and behold, the red and green lights came on! That surprised me, so I started it up and drove it out of the garage and onto the driveway.
I know I managed to get a few greasy hand prints onto the exhaust manifold, so it'll be smoking for awhile, but at least it's under it's own power.
Just in time, as the family is coming back tomorrow. This was my goal for the week, to get it running enough drive under it's own power.
Of course I killed it the first time I went to shift. I've been driving autos so long that I forgot to use the clutch!
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