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Old April 14th, 2018, 06:43 PM
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Special bolt ID

Set the engine in my '57 today. The engine was partially disassembled when I got it so there are a few things I didn't remove that are now "puzzle pieces". Can some one tell me where this special bolt goes? What attaches to it? The intake and timing cover were already off so I think it may go somewhere in that area. I took everything else apart. Thanks in advance.
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Old April 14th, 2018, 08:34 PM
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It looks like an intake manifold bolt . But it was used in a location where a power steering , generator , or A/C bracket could fasten to it .
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I believe it is a manifold bolt, but I think its location is near the drivers side back of the carburetor for bolting the ignition wire loom assembly to the block
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Old April 15th, 2018, 01:47 PM
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There are more than one of those bolts on the intake. One goes on the front passenger side to hold the clamp for the heater hose.
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