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  1. Crackin
    03-23-2014 09:17 PM
    Hello Jeremy
    I am at the primer stage of my project. Can you give me some advice on slick sand? I have everything stripped and cleaned up, and repairs done. Do I have to skim coat it with some thing or can I just slick sand? Any help would be appreciated.
    Mark Welch
  2. longtime
    12-21-2012 06:58 PM
    Hi, I will take the spare tire holder bolt if it is still available. John
  3. vettezobsezzed
    08-29-2012 04:30 PM
    just joined, saw your thead, awesome. im up in the cold lake area, just bought a 79, not sure when ill be able to start a resto, but hey, someday.
  4. esierra
    04-03-2012 06:40 PM
    Was wondering what size Mickie Thompson you have there. Ive been having problems finding 50 series tires big enough for my 10 inch front 12 inch rear wheels, any input would be appreciated, Thanks Evilio
  5. C2C3PO
    01-14-2012 07:42 PM
    Hello Jeremy !
    I read your "how-to" article on rebuilding a differential and found it to be incredibly well done. !
    I am up in Edmonton and want to have someone tear my diff apart and go through it properly to R&R it. Unfortunately I am anal retentive and do not have the time to do it properly so I will not do it half-assed ! That leaves me with the option of sending it to someone who can/would do a proper and thorough job of it.
    I have a 72 big block and recently rebuilt my engine after years of dragging the project along simply because I wanted to do it right. After dyno'ing it recently it puts out just shy of 600 ft/lbs of torque. The diff I have in the car is a 3.36 but I recall hearing a whine back when the car was running. I wish I had done a better job of diagnosing it back then but didn't as I had more pressing issues to contend with at the time. Now I am about to drop the engine back in and am second guessing myself as I don't want to go to all the trouble only to have another problem develop with the rear end. As well Ii have noticed some leakage at the pinion seal so I am talking myself into rebuilding the diff.
    So, long story short, do you know of anyone in relative proximity here out west that you would recommend sending a diff to for a proper tear down and rebuild? I know of Dyer and Ramadei but I have a feeling that shipping alone would be way too expensive to warrant that.
    Comments,opinions, recommendations?

    Thank you, sincerely !!!!

  6. CA-Legal-Vette
    09-07-2010 09:30 AM
    Sorry about that Jeremy. Space cleared.
  7. mds3013
    02-24-2010 07:30 PM
    Hi Jeremy. How are you doing? Is see much progress on car. I have not heard if you got the parts from the red '77 I took to Mike's. I am going to be starting on mine soon. Let me know if I can help you out. Later man, mike...
  8. AutopiaDR
    02-01-2010 10:32 AM
    Hello Jeremy. As usual the project is coming along great. I wanted to know if you could give me a list with the products you are using by brand and type of product. The idea is to know what product you used for what. At the moment im working on the bird cage and i wanted to know what and which products you are using for primer, anti rust, paint remover for fiberglass and any other product you have used in the process and on what you used said product. Thanks for the help.

    PS i tried posting pics of my project directly to the thread and it wont let me unless i have them set up on a server.
  9. jaycall88
    12-27-2008 03:05 AM
    Hey i noticed in ur picture u have ur car broken down to the frame, i was wondering how difficult is it to pull the shell from the frame ? because i am planning on restoring the frame first then building my way back to the body

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  • About stinger12
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    Jeremy Smith
    Calgary Alberta
    Autobody Technician
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    1976 Corvette
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