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    Sticky: We've got another not so bad one going, so far....

    We've got another not so bad one going, so far. Rain coming later though, up to an inch. Just what we need, more rain, NOT.
    I'm not getting too excited, haven't heard the frogs yet...……...No frogs,...
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    I know exactly what you re talking about, lol

    I know exactly what you re talking about, lol
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    Sticky: Woo-hoo! Sunny and 77 degrees...

    Woo-hoo! Sunny and 77 degrees today!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! If only it would stay this way but,,,,,,,it isn't going to. Oh well, was low 60's yesterday and sunny so we did get a well earned nice...
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    Free play is the amount the pedal will move...

    Free play is the amount the pedal will move before the clutch release bearing (a.k.a. throwout bearing) contacts the pressure plate. The pedal, torque shaft, rods and fork will move freely with no...
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    Check to be sure the linkage is adjusted...

    Check to be sure the linkage is adjusted correctly for about 1" freeplay at the top of the travel. If the pressure plate diaphragm is pushed over center, it's possible for it to get stuck that way....
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    Went on the first run of the season, which may or...

    Went on the first run of the season, which may or may not have really started yet. Time will tell............Only went a few miles but, man did it feel good! Everything seems fine except the A/C...
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    Sticky: Yesterday afternoon and evening, we got almost...

    Yesterday afternoon and evening, we got almost 2.5" of rain. Seems like half of it came down on the way home from work. Was like driving through the eye wall of a hurricane almost. Max speed of 25-30...
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    We've got some more waiting to do up here in "the...

    We've got some more waiting to do up here in "the great white north", emphasis on the "white" (both snow and salt):dispirited:
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    Never said it didn't suck:icon_mrgreen:

    Never said it didn't suck:icon_mrgreen:
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    How do they do for light? In the pic it looks...

    How do they do for light? In the pic it looks like they're nice and bright. I need some good lighting out there. The older I get, the more light I need to see, which I guess is normal.:blue:
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    That's my plan exactly. Been eyeing up the ones...

    That's my plan exactly. Been eyeing up the ones Summit has. Complete 4 ft units ready to mount. The price isn't too bad ($299 for a set of six, 2 tube fixtures).
    At work we have high output...
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    Ran across a length of weather seal while rooting...

    Ran across a length of weather seal while rooting around up in the attic today. No idea what it came from, appears to be the type that sits in a channel and it's kind of a hollow tube. The clip holes...
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    I'd have almost given anything for a hoist when...

    I'd have almost given anything for a hoist when doing mine.
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    I built the exhaust for my car using aluminized...

    I built the exhaust for my car using aluminized steel 2.5" straight tubing and mandrel u-bends. Lots of measuring, angle finding, cutting the pieces from the u-bends keeping the correct angle,...
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    Welcome! You have seen the error in your ways and...

    Welcome! You have seen the error in your ways and made up for it by buying a Mopar :)

    That car is one heck of a find. Do not be afraid to ask questions, lots of good people on here and at least...
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    Sticky: Well, it was exactly one year ago that we had a 2...

    Well, it was exactly one year ago that we had a 2 day snow storm that dropped 31" of that crap on us and,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,it started snowing about an hour ago :( "Good news" is, it's only supposed to...
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    I may have to try that. Thanks Ron! I liked it...

    I may have to try that. Thanks Ron!

    I liked it better with the "chrome" trim. have to admit. Just got lazy I suppose.

    The Liquid Chrome does nice job but you have to follow the instructions to...
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    I made the chrome on the old one. It's Eastwood...

    I made the chrome on the old one. It's Eastwood Liquid Chrome. Careful masking (very careful and tedious0, an airbrush and poof,,,,,,,,,,,all shiny. Decided to leave the new one as is. Seems I had a...
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    Put the NOS HVAC control panel I got from Ebay...

    Put the NOS HVAC control panel I got from Ebay in. Besides the nice white lettering, the new fan switch actually works correctly. My other one had to be wiggled to get high speed and, the vacuum...
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    I never did find a new valve for my car (one...

    I never did find a new valve for my car (one specifically for an Aspen) and ended up using one for a mid '90's Jeep. the diameter is the same but the thickness of the "groove" is different. Made a...
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    As you've found, the proud welds are normal....

    As you've found, the proud welds are normal. They're done that way so there's far less chance of a gasket blowing out and improve sealing.

    That was my beef with Hookers, the chintsy flanges and...
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    There was a lengthy discussion on this exact...

    There was a lengthy discussion on this exact problem over on FMJ Body Only.

    https://www.forfmjbodiesonly.com/classicmopar/threads/filling-tank-with-gas.8153/
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    Sticky: Carbon tax,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,what a crock. To...

    Carbon tax,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,what a crock. To combat the non-existent "climate change" I guess, but I digress. It actually stayed the same price for 2 days in a row so far at $2.74. Can we go for...
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    First part of your post, LOL! I've never been...

    First part of your post, LOL!

    I've never been impressed with Hooker headers, to be honest. Even today, if you read the specs, they have such a flimsy, thin flange and the tubes seem awfully thin...
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    Sticky: Today it's back up to $2.74/gal. They're all...

    Today it's back up to $2.74/gal. They're all going to wear their keyboards out typing a new price in every other day, or if they don't have an electronic sign, the numbers they stick on the sign are...
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