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  1. Same with me. Only my 76 had one and I'm trying...

    Same with me. Only my 76 had one and I'm trying to remember while knowing I don't have a pic. I'm thinking it was way over on the pass side dash beyond the roll inward with about a full inch below...
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    Definitely Beyond Cool now! Thanks for letting...

    Definitely Beyond Cool now!

    Thanks for letting me drive it!

    And of course also for hosting so many of us gathered to attend the show together.
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    Man I here ya! I think I'll just take October...

    Man I here ya!

    I think I'll just take October off from all non-car related media while everybody who's already been made half crazy loses the rest of their minds over the election.
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    Red Barns is much closer than I had thought from...

    Red Barns is much closer than I had thought from last time. From here it's actually quicker getting there than to Pittsburgh's east suburbs to see family. Bonus, no ridiculous mountains. Just rolling...
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    Well it sure seems the panicky people who don't...

    Well it sure seems the panicky people who don't realize you simply can't hide forever from an adaptive mutating virus have shut down everything fun this year. But I don't want to rant about that. Or...
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    That's a bummer. Your car is trying to take a...

    That's a bummer. Your car is trying to take a dump in the stall next to the DJ. Can you just toss your old chuck in for a while?
  7. Thread: Garage A/C

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    That's what I'm thinking here. It's starting and...

    That's what I'm thinking here. It's starting and then the run capacitor part is just shutting the whole thing off again as soon as the load builds. Not necessarily an overload, but just typical...
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    Lol! Are you sure the new capacitor isn't under...

    Lol! Are you sure the new capacitor isn't under performing and kicking the whole thing out after a minute? I wouldn't trust Mexican made any further than Chinese.
  9. Thread: Garage A/C

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    Well that sucks. Now I'm disappointed. Here I've...

    Well that sucks. Now I'm disappointed. Here I've been following along thinking you guys with your fancy screwdrivers could fix just about Anything! ;)
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    A lot of issues with getting anything these days....

    A lot of issues with getting anything these days. Bunch of political bs. Starving us of necessary goods from blasting media to treated lumber and even capacitors. But i order stuff like that last...
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    Brett, here's some more details on that with pix...

    Brett, here's some more details on that with pix I can't send by message to help you.

    When you're done you'll have an actual opening of 27-1/4" with your mounting locations 7/8" outboard on each...
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    If you have a 26, use it. A 360 will especially...

    If you have a 26, use it. A 360 will especially like it!
    To make a factory 22 fit a 26" and look correct you need a T square, 3/8 drill bit or spot weld cutter from HF, a cut off wheel, wide jaw...
  13. Still plenty of others out there at reasonable...

    Still plenty of others out there at reasonable prices if you're looking to revisit that old flame!
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    I wish I had continued to repair my old AC unit....

    I wish I had continued to repair my old AC unit. The stuff they make today is designed to only last a few years then be more expensive to repair than it's worth.
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    I just had the opportunity to disassemble a 76...

    I just had the opportunity to disassemble a 76 for the first time in seemingly forever. So few of those left today, and I could tell they'd tried really hard to maintain this one. So much was...
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    I had a question about hood spring mounting and...

    I had a question about hood spring mounting and can't put pix in messages. So I'll put this here.

    Washer on panel (back) side as a 1/16" spacer has 21/32" ID and I have them at 1-1/4 & 1-5/16" OD....
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    I've always had a greater appreciation for nice...

    I've always had a greater appreciation for nice patina tractors. As long as they aren't too rough. Going to repaint the grille white since somebody shot it red right over the white that's coming back...
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    I cleaned the moss and lichens off this morning....

    I cleaned the moss and lichens off this morning. Figured out the carb is pretty simple. And the old man who had it didn't realize a self energizing GM alternator doesn't charge until you rev the...
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    Picked up this 57 or 58 IH 350 Utility yesterday....

    Picked up this 57 or 58 IH 350 Utility yesterday. Ran and operated great at the seller's place although it isn't charging despite having the GM single wire alternator 12V conversion. As soon as I...
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    Are you looking for AC or non AC dash parts? I...

    Are you looking for AC or non AC dash parts? I would have AC in those colors in exc cond. I possibly have a non AC upper bezel, would have to get eyes on the actual parts to be sure. Same on pass...
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    Just the pedal assembly or with the cable to...

    Just the pedal assembly or with the cable to carb? I've got a couple either way.
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    I've been noticing that our vehicles are getting...

    I've been noticing that our vehicles are getting better gas mileage lately on today's gas than they have on summer blend in previous years. Not just tenths but whole numbers. 2-3mpg. I think with the...
  23. Thread: 1980 hood

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    I have 3 1980 F-body hoods left. $200 each. Also...

    I have 3 1980 F-body hoods left. $200 each. Also have those lower dash panels. Driver side $30 without a pass side remote mirror grommet in choice of colors other than black. $40 with grommet. Black...
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    Supposedly once they've been compressed, they're...

    Supposedly once they've been compressed, they're done. That never stopped me from chaining up to a telephone pole and goosing it a few times to hit the sweet spot again tho.
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    Looks Great! Just me, but I like AC, and...

    Looks Great!

    Just me, but I like AC, and Cruise.

    Welcome to the F-body and Slant Six communities.
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