Hey George, thanks for the help. I spoke to you last week. Can’t remember if the adapter was there or not. I think when I did the rebuild we might have changed it as trying to find a new line with those threads wasn’t available so we used an adapter. I will try this. As for the thrust bearings I did what you said about seeing if the crankshaft moved in and out when I depressed the clutch (while running). It does not. We even tried from under the car to move it with a screwdriver (not running) and it won’t move. My mechanic said that if the bearing were bad the engine would run poorly? The engine seems pretty strong. I’m about ready to hang myself!!