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    Fantastic feedback here. I had never thought of...

    Fantastic feedback here. I had never thought of all of that. I have an electric stapler but havent used it (yet) for any upholstery. I wonder if it's got any adjustability to the force of stapling. ...
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    Laszlo, just make a run over to WA and pick up a...

    Laszlo, just make a run over to WA and pick up a few bottles from Sid.
  3. I didn't reinforce with anything. Just drilled...

    I didn't reinforce with anything. Just drilled thru the 16 gauge sheetmetal firewall. But it's within 1 1/2 inches of the stock inner hood hinge flange (inside of firewall) that's welded to the...
  4. Update: Once again, operator error here. :eek:...

    Update:
    Once again, operator error here. :eek:

    When I fabricated and welded in the new firewall, I only tacked it around the edges.
    Fast forward a year or so now (of actually driving the...
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    Welcome to this website! Lemans Classics...what...

    Welcome to this website! Lemans Classics...what a hoot it would be to show up with a tri5 Chevy there. Post some pics of your ride as you come along with the build, and dont be afraid to post...
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    Welcome! Nice-clean 57 ya got there. Post your...

    Welcome! Nice-clean 57 ya got there. Post your topics and questions in the different subforums, and we'll help ya here.
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    Welcome from the left coast. Thats a beautiful 55...

    Welcome from the left coast. Thats a beautiful 55 ya got there!
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    And these are the items I used: Inertia...

    And these are the items I used:

    Inertia Switch: $10 and no shipping. Ebay- https://www.ebay.com/itm/183727849647
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    There is no "3rd wire" in that harness plug, so you'll have to make one...
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    Update: All of this back and forth on "ECU...

    Update:
    All of this back and forth on "ECU grounding" that makes the light/buzzer work when tripped" has been haunting me.
    So I went back thru it and confirmed a few things:

    1. Laszlo's...
  10. I think I'll try Chevynut's method to isolate the...

    I think I'll try Chevynut's method to isolate the clutch master cylinder for evidence of "fluid blow by". This is the 2nd Tilton MC I've put into it, the first one never even made it to the point of...
  11. Clutch operational issues (theory questions)

    So I have installed a new Tilton brand clutch hydraulic mastercylinder in my Nomad restomod. Custom fabricated mount position on the firewall, pushrod and pedal attachment under the dash.

    Its...
  12. NickP has some very sound advice. Start with...

    NickP has some very sound advice. Start with your front suspension upgrades and drive it a bit. Just the swaybar alone will calm that soft cushy front end down a bit.
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    Everybody, STOP RIGHT NOW. THIS IS MY BUILD...

    Everybody, STOP RIGHT NOW. THIS IS MY BUILD THREAD. TAKE YOUR NONSENSE AND POST IT IN CHIT CHAT. Back to the Nomad build...
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    Beautiful car, and really bitchin' interior! ...

    Beautiful car, and really bitchin' interior! What are your seats out of? Lexus fronts? Rears out of ? (because I'm looking for ideas for rears in my Nomad build and i like yours)
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    Some comments on your observations: Chevynut- ...

    Some comments on your observations:

    Chevynut- Yes, I plan to check that soon. I too would like to verify that there is some resistance in that "ground" circuit (when the engine is off...does that...
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    Laszlo. So this is what Ive observed happening...

    Laszlo.
    So this is what Ive observed happening with this circuit.

    the ECM puts out 12 volts when the key is first turned on. Then the engine starts and it continues putting 12 volts out thru the...
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    i'm not an electrical engineer by any stretch. ...

    i'm not an electrical engineer by any stretch. I'm a hack and trial and error guy with sometimes burnt fingers to show for it. :-D I'm expecing the full wrath from chevynut when he looks at my...
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    Here's how I wired it... the light and buzzer...

    Here's how I wired it...
    the light and buzzer now work when the switch is activated (thereby removing power to the fuel pump relay, which results in shutting off the engine).

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    Link to...
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    Yes, I confirmed this with my fuel pump...

    Yes, I confirmed this with my fuel pump signal-from-ecm last night. I will post a links to the parts, and a schematic on how I wired this up over in the "fuel systems, ecm,..." thread later today...
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    I'm surely no electrical engineer, but i guess i...

    I'm surely no electrical engineer, but i guess i better check this more thoroughly...
    I made an assumption about the 5 volt thing from info i read long ago about certain ecm voltage triggers...
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    Got the fuel pump shutoff "inertia" switch wired...

    Got the fuel pump shutoff "inertia" switch wired in and working. However, my plan was to use the same signal voltage coming from the ECM to make the little LED light/buzzer sound off when the switch...
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    Updates: Got the fuel pump shutoff "inertia"...

    Updates:

    Got the fuel pump shutoff "inertia" switch wired in and working. However, my plan was to use the same signal voltage coming from the ECM to make the little LED light/buzzer sound off when...
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    so what kind of a milling machine would it take...

    so what kind of a milling machine would it take to cut a slot into the face of a hinge?
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    looks good Laszlo. I vote to paint the inside of...

    looks good Laszlo. I vote to paint the inside of the o and a the same as the body color. it will make the centers disappear to most observers.
    Nice... wonder if Madmooks Mike is lurking here and...
  25. looking good RD. you mentioned: I have taken...

    looking good RD.
    you mentioned:

    I have taken that strategy with my Nomad build and man...you lose alot of years when you do it this way. Time just has a way of marching on without your plans. ...
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