One of the last things I had to do on my 24, was hook up the Rocky Mountain brakes. I neglected to weld the tab to the brake pedal before I installed the body when it would have been easy. I had to unhook the brake and reverse bands. To hook them back up, I used a snap-on tool #A1710, meant to remove radiator hoses. The point of the tool goes in the middle of the band ear to pry and hold the band in place. There is enough room between the pedal shaft and the bend in the tool to easily install the washer and nut.
The other product is a cheap ($8.00) magnetic LED light from Harbor Freight. The magnet is strong enough to hang on the bottom edge of the 24 dash and it really lights up the work area. One of the best trouble lights I have run into.
I also bought one of those lights from HF. The first one I grabbed was stuck onto the side of a tool box as a demonstration. When I started to pull it off the tool box, the magnet stayed with the tool box & the light came off in my hand....
Maybe the magnet is strong enough to n agnetize the dash .... and ignition switch' so the key Doesn't try and help elwith the job!
Dennis, with the angle of the dash and the more "modern" key it's less likely it will end up in the transmission than on the earlier cars. I had it so stuffed with rags I could have tossed the key in there myself and it wouldn't have gotten "lost".