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    CN... again you're passing along very good...

    CN... again you're passing along very good information using your talent and style... making the receiver feel good by being made smarter by you~ *applause* .... :(
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    I totally agree RD... probably 50-60 mph...

    I totally agree RD... probably 50-60 mph 'overshoot'! A 160 mph speedo in a trifive (and most cars) serves only as a detriment to reading what the speed actually is (way less than 120, much less...
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    I knew there were multiple reasons for NOT taking...

    I knew there were multiple reasons for NOT taking a car into a 'brush type' carwash!~ wow...
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    IMO, a big difference in the shifting...

    IMO, a big difference in the shifting characteristics of a Tremec vs a Muncie is the lubricant used. Put Automatic Transmission Fluid in your Muncie and it will shift easier too...
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    RD: CN just has no appreciation for older...

    RD: CN just has no appreciation for older cars/technology. SOme of us do (you and I for sure); I have 2 cars with Muncie 4-speeds (M20 in both); a '69 Z28/RS and '69 350/350 Corvette convertible. ...
  6. Sounds like a get it low, wide tires, heavy...

    Sounds like a get it low, wide tires, heavy suspension AUTOCROSS car... :) Would be interesting to see a big heavy (or so everyone thinks) 55 Sedan beating sports cars on an autocross / slalom...
  7. RD? Are you building a street car or a...

    RD? Are you building a street car or a racer/round tracker? :)
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    Thanks for your comments fellas! My main issues...

    Thanks for your comments fellas! My main issues are this:

    1) bare aluminum gets dirty looking and collects grease/crud fairly quickly. I'm not skilled or patience enough to polish, so I want...
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    Welcome to the group! Tell us more about your...

    Welcome to the group! Tell us more about your car and what you've done to it.. drivetrain, etc?
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    I think I've come around to that thinking; after...

    I think I've come around to that thinking; after many years doing original restorations/preservations, I really like the semi-gloss black underhood, but given the way this car is being built and how...
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    The VA glovebox replacement is essentially...

    The VA glovebox replacement is essentially worthless; all it is is a shield to hide the mess the VA system creates under the dash an is worthless as far as 'holding' anything (like important...
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    Thanks for the input. I think ALL of you fellas...

    Thanks for the input. I think ALL of you fellas are correct, so I'm now leaning towards RED for the support pieces, and silver on the radiator tanks/brackets (bare aluminum seems to collect dirt and...
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    But you really can't see much of the airducts...

    But you really can't see much of the airducts once the fenders are installed..... ?
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    The evening before I left for the Smokey Mountain...

    The evening before I left for the Smokey Mountain Classic Chevy Roundup, I received the new AutoRad radiator I'd ordered a few weeks prior (for the '57 Nomad I'm working on). Since I was preparing to...
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    Once he gets all that stuff wired, he'll have to...

    Once he gets all that stuff wired, he'll have to wait for a future higher output Alternator to make it all work... :) J/K...
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    No, they don't appear to have a phosphate...

    No, they don't appear to have a phosphate coating, and they aren't bad about 'flash rusting' immediately (even in humid Alabama). I do not think the two products (Metal Rescue and Evaporust) are...
  17. Thread: Rust remover

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    Metal Rescue is a good product, but generally...

    Metal Rescue is a good product, but generally only available at large car shows (I bought a couple gallons at Carlisle many years ago). More recently I have been purchasing 'EvapoRust', which is...
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    Take a photo of the pad if you can?

    Take a photo of the pad if you can?
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    At that particular point in time you were... :)

    At that particular point in time you were... :)
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    There's no 'DTW' suffix shown in Ed's Lime...

    There's no 'DTW' suffix shown in Ed's Lime book.... Ae you sure you read it correctly?
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    uhoh... :) ... I don't think those pix are the...

    uhoh... :) ... I don't think those pix are the 'latest update'....? ;)
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    When I purchased my 56 Nomad, the prior owner had...

    When I purchased my 56 Nomad, the prior owner had installed a Lokar trans dipstick. The *std* length only allows it to reach the lower portion of the firewall, directly under the battery! My first...
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    Is your battery located in the original position,...

    Is your battery located in the original position, Tobasco?? If so, have you tried to USE that Trans filler/dipstick??
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    Here is a scan of the page Rick referenced (Sec 1...

    Here is a scan of the page Rick referenced (Sec 1 sheet 13).. showing the ventilator duct over the headlight... If you don't have a passenger car Assembly Manual for 1957, you can download it off...
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    Well, I have to admit my comment was due to my...

    Well, I have to admit my comment was due to my use of a trans dipstick in my TCI350 (56 Nomad). I think for the engine oil, it would be lots better (assuming you can actually SEE the oil on the...
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