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  1. Don't know about a glass source off hand. I've...

    Don't know about a glass source off hand.
    I've seen tempered glass just crumble for no reason, more than once. On my Aspen, the back glass did that about 25 years ago. Car parked in my locked...
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    Checked the HVAC this morning and the controls I...

    Checked the HVAC this morning and the controls I put in last evening are good. However, in changing it, I created a leak farther down,,,,,,,,,,,DOH! The vacuum source tube came partially out of the...
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    Parts book shows a couple different trans mounts....

    Parts book shows a couple different trans mounts. "W/O HD crossmember 318, W/HD crossmember 318, E56-E57 360 E58 360" but it makes no mention of transmission type. My guess is, the only thing...
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    I can vaguely remember driving one of those '78...

    I can vaguely remember driving one of those '78 Diesel Dodge's at work back in the mid '80's. Not surprising they didn't sell many. It wasn't exactly user friendly. Can't recall the exact procedure...
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    Yes, there is only one x-member for both auto and...

    Yes, there is only one x-member for both auto and stick. My car used to be a 4 speed O/D but became an auto about 30 years ago and I used the original cross member.
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    On the HVAC controls and annoying hiss, it wasn't...

    On the HVAC controls and annoying hiss, it wasn't just a hose leaking. Swapped the push buttons with a spare that I think is good. I have 2 spares but the other one has the same problem, leaks on...
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    Took the car to work on Thursday and found a...

    Took the car to work on Thursday and found a whistle from the HVAC control when in MAX AC and OFF. The recirc door still moves but that hiss is annoying as all heck. It's an NOS control assy I put...
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    We're supposed to get rain the entire holiday...

    We're supposed to get rain the entire holiday weekend, not constant but at some point so not sure if the car will come out or not. Looked like it was going to rain all day today, and it started...
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    We had 2 straight days of nonstop rain (Sunday...

    We had 2 straight days of nonstop rain (Sunday and Monday) but things are looking up. Hope to get the car out this week at some point,
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    I can't say for sure on a SB but, on my 500" BB...

    I can't say for sure on a SB but, on my 500" BB the tone is lower now than it was before, even not counting the main thing they did which was reduce the higher tones big time. I would think the same...
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    Update: Took the car out for a drive this...

    Update: Took the car out for a drive this evening, window down, heater cranked. Wish it wasn't so friggin' cold out.............Anyways, the resonators were worth the money and the aches and pains...
  12. I've only ever done one conversion. It was on a...

    I've only ever done one conversion. It was on a Mustang at work, using a vehicle specific kit to eliminate the trouble prone cable and adjusting quadrant those cars had. Nice thing about hydraulic...
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    Got the Vibrant bottle style resonators installed...

    Got the Vibrant bottle style resonators installed this afternoon. Laying under the car, cutting the pipe with the recip saw wasn't fun. Apparently I'm not 25 years old anymore. :disturbed:
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    Sticky: Guess it was fun while it lasted. Regular is back...

    Guess it was fun while it lasted. Regular is back up to $1.54 and premium is up to $2.19 now.
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    Funnily enough, I worked with 3 of the other guys...

    Funnily enough, I worked with 3 of the other guys where I work now at the Ford dealership I worked at from '86 until it closed down in '07. There used to be 4 from the old dealership, but one guy...
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    My A/F gauge USED to do that. I noticed the...

    My A/F gauge USED to do that. I noticed the change from day to day as well, even morning to afternoon when I drive the Aspen to work.
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    Refering to the resonator deal from another...

    Refering to the resonator deal from another thread. Isn't much but I got the car up on stands and the location for the resonators marked on the pipes. Plan on getting a new metal cutting blade for...
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    Sticky: Yeah, social distance this! LOL The Aspen...

    Yeah, social distance this! LOL

    The Aspen got whipped out Saturday morning to go down to work and do an alignment. It's only been out 3 times so far this year but already racked up 40 miles....
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    There's only 6 people total at the shop, one up...

    There's only 6 people total at the shop, one up front, 5 in the actual shop. One co-owner is service manager, parts manager, answers the phones, takes care of parts and shop supplies stock, plows the...
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    That's where I truly feel lucky with where I...

    That's where I truly feel lucky with where I work, along with many other reasons than this one. We all have a key and can go to the shop anytime we want, day or night. When I leave, it's like "OK,...
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    Took the 'F' down to work to do the alignment...

    Took the 'F' down to work to do the alignment earlier this morning, after putting the upper arm shims in last winter. Put the heads on, got it all set up, did the caster swing, etc., looked at the...
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    The resonators I ordered were waiting by the door...

    The resonators I ordered were waiting by the door when I got home from work this evening. Oooooooh, shiny!:biggrin:

    If they get put on the car this weekend, we'll see. It's been so friggin' busy...
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    It'll come someday, blue. Seems to come along...

    It'll come someday, blue. Seems to come along about the same time EVERYTHING starts to hurt CONSTANTLY and you start dozing off at 7 or 8 pm. Sigh...............:(
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    Yep, "if it's too loud, you're too old". When I...

    Yep, "if it's too loud, you're too old". When I was young, I laughed at that saying. Now, I find that it's kind of true. After I switched from Super Dynomax reverse flow mufflers to Dynomax...
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    I've only ever had that happen (throwing the car...

    I've only ever had that happen (throwing the car sideways) in winter on the snow and/or ice and, it's usually not on purpose, lol. Fortunately, never been in the ditch though!

    When they get here,...
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