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  1. Thread: Garage A/C

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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...
  10. Thread: 1980 hood

    by Rattle Trap
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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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    My usual experience is that I will have a $10...

    My usual experience is that I will have a $10 part in my hand and find a way to drop it on something $200 breaking both of them. I don't even want to think how many times I've had that stupid...
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    Great Progress!

    Great Progress!
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    Wow, that's not a bad price for nos considering...

    Wow, that's not a bad price for nos considering others I've seen.
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    And on another note, the wife had a tire down to...

    And on another note, the wife had a tire down to 30 psi after work today. She noticed and checked, and called before driving home. Gotta LOVE that woman! So that got parked over in the big garage...
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    Today I sweated the heat in the garage moving...

    Today I sweated the heat in the garage moving things around to reach the back wall and get the air conditioner out and called it quits. We still don't have anything but a couple big old 30K(? maybe...
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    Sticky: Massive winds ripping thru Michigan right now. My...

    Massive winds ripping thru Michigan right now. My buddy in Detroit says their news called out 150K without power around Grand Rapids. Have a friend and fellow member near there who's doing fine...
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    Sticky: You guys getting some Cruise time in? Wife and I...

    You guys getting some Cruise time in? Wife and I took a drive up the coast yesterday. Rolled over 63K just before pulling back into the driveway.
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    Sticky: No kidding! Last weekend the wife brings me what...

    No kidding! Last weekend the wife brings me what I hope was the final washing of long John's til well into the fall. Then all last week 80's-90's, but one morning it's47 before dawn and another it's...
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    That looks AMAZING! I think the only way you...

    That looks AMAZING!
    I think the only way you could improve on that nose would be to add rub strips and nerfs! :wohoo:
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    For Sale Thanks for posting. Took me a minute to figure...

    Thanks for posting. Took me a minute to figure out which hyperlink was the actual W25 79/80 wheels. Do you have a full set or only the pair in the photo?
  23. I see by your location that it would add expense...

    I see by your location that it would add expense to you for me to ship one from Ohio. If you're on Facebook check with David Bernier in SC.
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    I look at the level of incompetence displayed by...

    I look at the level of incompetence displayed by the Big3 and can't help thinking they were intentionally sabotaging the domestic small diesel market.
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    And it fit right up without all the usual...

    And it fit right up without all the usual headaches of trying to center one? Seems the centers are always too short and the side flares have to be drawn in ridiculously tight and on a bind to mate...
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