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Old 02-11-2019, 07:39 AM
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Lucky, you should buy a Lotto ....

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Looks great! Good luck with the project.
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Good job Craig! And very important job at that! Keep it up!
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Old 02-11-2019, 10:00 AM
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I'm sorry to hijack this thread, but just gotta ask Brit: Where did you find those Eagle GTs?

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Old 02-11-2019, 11:20 AM
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I'm sorry to hijack this thread, but just gotta ask Brit: Where did you find those Eagle GTs?

Steve
Steve, they were on the car when I bought it a few years back. They are date coded 2008 so I'm conscious that while they look great, their days are numbered. Struggling to find a tyre to go with though..

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Steve, they were on the car when I bought it a few years back. They are date coded 2008 so I'm conscious that while they look great, their days are numbered. Struggling to find a tyre to go with though..

Stuart
I have the same tires and they were on my car when I purchased it five years ago. Not sure of the date code but I知 sure they are old. A post from a couple of years ago said there are limited runs made from time to time and $375.00 per tire was the quoted price. Nice looking tires but I値l replace them with something not so pricey.
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Old 02-11-2019, 02:02 PM
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I have the same tires and they were on my car when I purchased it five years ago. Not sure of the date code but I知 sure they are old. A post from a couple of years ago said there are limited runs made from time to time and $375.00 per tire was the quoted price. Nice looking tires but I値l replace them with something not so pricey.
Awsome!
They say so much. To me anyway.

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Old 02-11-2019, 05:15 PM
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R/R: steering rag joint, all weatherstripping, windshield, and repaired instrument lights (metal clips and the plastic sockets) Now just need a good drive day!
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Originally Posted by Mineolajoe View Post
I have the same tires and they were on my car when I purchased it five years ago. Not sure of the date code but I知 sure they are old. A post from a couple of years ago said there are limited runs made from time to time and $375.00 per tire was the quoted price. Nice looking tires but I値l replace them with something not so pricey.
The date code or D.O.T. is on the inner wall of the tyre
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Old 02-11-2019, 08:33 PM
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Originally Posted by brit vet View Post
The date code or D.O.T. is on the inner wall of the tyre
Right. The next time I have a need to jack it or remove a wheel I値l check. It痴 been stored inside since the tires were put on and they have few miles on them so they look good - no age or weather cracking. Still, no high speed runs in it痴 future.
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I fixed my intermittent electric windows problem.
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My new DeWitt's HP radiator and dual Spal fan combo arrived today.
It is perfect and going up on the shelf with everything else.
Thanks to Tom and everyone at DeWitt's for your customer service and for producing such a great product.


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Old 02-13-2019, 11:47 AM
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My new DeWitt's HP radiator and dual Spal fan combo arrived today.
It is perfect and going up on the shelf with everything else.
Thanks to Tom and everyone at DeWitt's for your customer service and for producing such a great product.

For all the great items you've bought you're going to need more storage space
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This spring I'm building a new shed on the side yard.
All the Holiday Decorations will be moved there, plus my wife and mother in laws treasures, making more shelf space and room to pull the body and start this project.
According to my "list" I still have to remodel the master bedroom/bath, complete the new front yard landscaping and refresh the linen closet.
It's going to be a busy year.
I might need to retire.
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Originally Posted by OldCarBum View Post
This spring I'm building a new shed on the side yard.
All the Holiday Decorations will be moved there, plus my wife and mother in laws treasures, making more shelf space and room to pull the body and start this project.
According to my "list" I still have to remodel the master bedroom/bath, complete the new front yard landscaping and refresh the linen closet.
It's going to be a busy year.
I might need to retire.
I know the feeling
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Between storms last weekend I hand dug the footings for my landscaping walls.
Thank you California weather.
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Old 02-15-2019, 09:57 AM
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Continued working on the restoration of my windshield frame on the '81.

Got some primer on her yesterday. On to color today.



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Old 02-15-2019, 11:26 AM
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Picked up my ARP main cap bolts and head bolts.
Man, are these things made of solid gold or what?
Pretty Much......I opted for the Stainless outer head bolts and that kicked the price of the head bolt kit to $120

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Old 02-15-2019, 01:57 PM
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Pretty Much......I opted for the Stainless outer head bolts and that kicked the price of the head bolt kit to $120

Jebby
I did realize you could mix with the stainless outer head bolts in a kit.
I'll be looking into that as well.
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Old 02-15-2019, 02:09 PM
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Originally Posted by OldCarBum View Post
I did realize you could mix with the stainless outer head bolts in a kit.
I'll be looking into that as well.
Thanks.
Not easy to find in their catalog or on Summits site....

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/a...make/chevrolet

Outer row is stainless and they torque exactly the same......
I always hated the black oxide getting rust on them after so many years......it is a great idea if you have a real detailed engine.


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Old 02-15-2019, 06:19 PM
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A buddy and I did some work on his 1970. The previous owner installed the rear wheel toe alignment shims up-side-down. While the trailing arms were out we replaced the rotten bushings. Then reassembled everything with a stainless alignment shim kit and new bolts from Zip.
Both strut rods were bent, so they got replaced with adjustable ones from Van Steel. This required a little clearancing with a dremel on the outer cast iron parts.
One of the rear brake calipers was leaking so that got replaced. Flushed all the brake lines with DOT 4 fluid.
The ebrake cable was stuck, so that got replaced.
We replaced the broken heat riser with a wide open replacement piece from Zip.
Lastly, we installed four sorta-new Bilstein shocks that came off my '73. This dramatically improved the handling!
Now he needs some decent tires and an alignment.
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Old 02-15-2019, 08:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Jebbysan View Post
Not easy to find in their catalog or on Summits site....

https://www.summitracing.com/parts/a...make/chevrolet

Outer row is stainless and they torque exactly the same......
I always hated the black oxide getting rust on them after so many years......it is a great idea if you have a real detailed engine.


Jebby
I called ARP.
They gave me the correct part number and I'll get the kit ordered.
Thanks again.
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