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  1. Thread: Hi

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    I recommend you think about it and dont act too...

    I recommend you think about it and dont act too quickly.

    I had a 61 Impala Bubble. Black exterior/Red interior/283 car. Needed floors. I had a guy that used to be a friend just not let up. You...
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    Studwelder. I use a magnaspot. Spot welds...

    Studwelder. I use a magnaspot.

    Spot welds copper nails to the sheet metal and then you pull with a slidehammer. Strip the metal. Weld the nails. Pull. Bump with hammer as needed. Just pulled...
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    You should see my box of junk repop stuff. It so...

    You should see my box of junk repop stuff. It so big its become a national tourist attraction; right after the World's largest ball of string.

    Scorp
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    Sorry. I miscounted the usage of "Tiny Brain" in...

    Sorry. I miscounted the usage of "Tiny Brain" in the thread about tires for a 55 with C4 conversion.

    I guess this thread just causes Tiny Brain-itis.

    Scorp
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    Hey CN- You have called RD "Tiny Brain" 4...

    Hey CN-

    You have called RD "Tiny Brain" 4 times in this thread. You are starting to sound like that little kid on the playground who throws insults around trying to be cool.

    You don't need...
  6. CN- Lets get real. I have watched your...

    CN-

    Lets get real.

    I have watched your Nomad build thread. I can honestly say I like much of what you have done, and dislike alot as well. Do you know what I dont like?

    Nope, because I...
  7. Sure do and real gas too w/o oil. Whats it about...

    Sure do and real gas too w/o oil. Whats it about $15/gallon? More expensive than Cam2.

    BTW, even draining that Ethanol junk and purging the carb doesnt always get the corn gum out of the mini...
  8. Cant help yourself CN can you? Id still guess...

    Cant help yourself CN can you?

    Id still guess that carbs are still ahead of EFI in terms of representation in the collector car hobby, if you counted all running hobby cars.

    BTW, NASCAR ran...
  9. Could be the crap fuel they sell now. When I...

    Could be the crap fuel they sell now.

    When I prime it; it fires up. I was hoping to just jog the mechanical pump using an electric.

    I have seen a few diagrams, but I want to keep it simple...
  10. Electric Auxilary Prime Fuel Pump in 55 Wagon

    So the 55 doesnt like to start when its been sitting. Squirt some gas in the rear carb and it fires up. Its a hassle and I am thinking about an auxilary electric fuel pump for priming, actuated off...
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    Unfortunately you are correct; I threw a lot of...

    Unfortunately you are correct; I threw a lot of their stuff in the junk bin when I was doing my 68 C10 SWB.

    Scorp
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    So I like customs. Always have. I liked Roth's...

    So I like customs. Always have. I liked Roth's and Starbird's work. They are a neat representation of what appealed to the builder. So I dont hate this Nomad-thingy. Hower, I dont want it unless it...
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    Wait until he installs the flux capacitor. ;)

    Wait until he installs the flux capacitor. ;)
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    Every British car ever built. Scorp

    Every British car ever built.

    Scorp
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    Do yourself a favor sometime and take a listen to...

    Do yourself a favor sometime and take a listen to a pair of ADS 320i speakers from around 1985-86. Yep old tech but oh so sweet. You might find some old technology for that Nomad.

    ;)
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    I know you did. Just poking at you ;) It...

    I know you did. Just poking at you ;)

    It looks good but oh my thats some wire. I can just see the service guys face at the repair shop when you tell him that you have a wiring issue in your...
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    Actually I think its a pretty good discussion. ...

    Actually I think its a pretty good discussion. And its lead to some interesting perspective. And I love popcorn.

    So I say let it roll.
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    To quote the most esteemed Dr. Ian Malcolm: ...

    To quote the most esteemed Dr. Ian Malcolm:

    "Just because you can do something, doesnt mean you should do something."
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    CN, Is that an EZ wire harness? ;) It looks...

    CN,

    Is that an EZ wire harness? ;)

    It looks exceptional. Make sure theres a schematic so you can trouble shoot.

    Scorp
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    Gotta quibble here a bit. The concepts...

    Gotta quibble here a bit.

    The concepts behind modern technology work, but the parts that are used to make it work are often subpar. An excellent example is home stereo.

    My Dad sold stereo,...
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    CN you are such a tech-snob. I am putting a...

    CN you are such a tech-snob.

    I am putting a cluster from a 29 Ford in my 55. Now thats nostagia ;)

    scorp
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    I actually like the Classic Instruments Bel-Era...

    I actually like the Classic Instruments Bel-Era III over the Dakota Digital look.

    9772

    But to your point CN, because of the tach, I just rebuilt my original cluster, will add a Sun Blue Line...
  23. So I was reading the Q&As on summit on these and...

    So I was reading the Q&As on summit on these and noticed an interesting point. When the tailgate is open, contact ceases and thus no sound. I think I want them to be able to play with gate open or...
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    Muncie vs the World

    OK-

    Here's the thread on Muncie transmissions versus the rest of the universe.

    Let me start by saying give me an M20, let me make a few mods, run it and tell me that there isnt anything sweeter...
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    All- I think we should take the Tremec versus...

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    I think we should take the Tremec versus Muncie and Hurst Shifter discussion to its own thread. This is CN's build thread and we should focus on what he is doing.

    I love the debate but I...
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