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Old 01-10-2015, 10:37 PM
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Finished installing SPAL fans. Removed headers and installed manifolds. Fit up right side exhaust. Left side tomorrow.
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Old 01-10-2015, 10:56 PM
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It was 39*F today, so I used my new hoist set-up to lower the hardtop (no soft-top) into place.....then went for an hour drive with the hardtop for the first time (weird with a top over my head....LOL).....yes---new paint is on the list this year.......

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No more sore back/spine!



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Old 01-10-2015, 11:20 PM
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Go out in the Garage and stare at it it was too cold

Tomorrow gonna be 60 plus

I'm riding riding that four wheel hoe
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Old 01-10-2015, 11:24 PM
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Made sure it was in the garage ... Haven't seen it in almost 2 months .
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Old 01-10-2015, 11:32 PM
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Originally Posted by doorgunner View Post
It was 39*F today, so I used my new hoist set-up to lower the hardtop (no soft-top) into place.....then went for an hour drive with the hardtop for the first time (weird with a top over my head....LOL).....yes---new paint is on the list this year.......












No more sore back/spine!





Finished the tear down on the Muncie 4 speed for my 68 vert. Found that the reverse gear and reverse idler are all chewed up and will have to be replaced. Cleaned all the good parts including the main case, tail housing, mid plate and side cover. Just waiting on the rebuild kit.
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Old 01-10-2015, 11:33 PM
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Drove that bad boy 128-miles...

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I purchased new vacuum actuators and hoses for the headlights and wiper door. The previous owner had taken all vacuum components out for headlights and put electric in for lights and left nothing for wipers. Also purchased correct 4sp shifter it had a hurst shifter in it which I hated ( the Stars had to align to get the thing in reverse, because it didn't have a T handle to lift to put into reverse.

What did you guys and gals do?
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Old 01-10-2015, 11:44 PM
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Nothing but missed it...still at the shop...hopefully about the end of jan it will be home to putz around with....
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Old 01-11-2015, 12:51 AM
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I got my engine bay almost done . :rock:
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Old 01-11-2015, 12:53 AM
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Old 01-11-2015, 01:15 AM
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Finished installing DEI heat shielding on the underside, picked up my Cragars from the tire shop where new Cooper tires were mounted. Opened two UPS boxes- one containing new Alpine rear speakers, the other buffing pads from AutoGeek for the new DA polisher... A good day!
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Old 01-11-2015, 10:07 AM
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got a Dewitts aluminum radiator, borgeson P/S kit and a new pump, even though I really like how the wide Oval bias ply tires look, I got 4 BF Goodrich radial T/As.
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Old 01-11-2015, 12:23 PM
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ALMOST !!!! I'm looking forward seeing it done now !!
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Old 01-13-2015, 03:04 PM
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Replaced a bad power steering pump!
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Old 01-13-2015, 03:38 PM
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got my next project delivered!!!




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Old 01-13-2015, 03:43 PM
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-34* here today. Uncover mine a bit to see if the cold cracked my block.....Nope. First year for "cold storage", indoors, but unheated. So far so good.

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Old 01-17-2015, 11:43 PM
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Pulled the body on the 68 vert and installed the body mounts. The PO didn't put them back in after he had the frame powder coated. Not a difficult job really when you have the right tools. Sure made it easier with the air ratchet for the ones in front of the rear tires. Also went through the pile of parts and discovered that my flywheel and pressure plate is from a L88. Can't wait to get this car back on the road.
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Old 01-18-2015, 01:15 AM
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We cut the brake pedal & put the new, smaller pad on. Saw it on another thread, for cars with automatics... the "big feet" issue with clearance between the gas & brake pedals. Only cut about an inch, but it made a very big difference!
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Old 01-18-2015, 01:24 AM
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I tried out the new needles/seats/jets in the aftermarket Edelbrock carb that the previous owner installed (the previous primary/secondary jets were too rich)

Even with the smaller jets it has more pep....now it wants to "bark the 295 tires" when the TH400 hits 2nd gear
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Old 01-18-2015, 02:29 AM
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Let's see...
  1. Adjusted the power steering control valve so the steering doesn't pull hard right anymore
  2. Discovered the power steering control valve is leaking somewhere
  3. Re-attached my radio antenna ground plate so the antenna doesn't flop around while driving
  4. Discovered the source of my brake fluid leak: left rear caliper piston seals are shot
  5. Discovered the park brake isn't hooked up at the left rear
  6. Identified what parts I need to get my horn button working again
  7. Inspected the #3 and #4 body mounts: they look good
  8. Discovered my rear door jamb switches are either missing or damaged
  9. Discovered (to my surprise) the factory alarm system is fairly intact, though currently inoperative
  10. Discovered my key buzzer works, but the wire's been pulled out of the harmonica connector. Gotta figure out how to reattach that.
Not bad for 3 hours of work, given I'm a bigger rookie than Doorgunner and had to go back to the manuals several times to figure out what was what.

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Old 01-18-2015, 08:23 PM
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Pulled the exhaust and removed the 2 new "cats". Welded it all back up and installed a pair of Hush turbos. The welded ones. Sounds much nicer now.
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