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    Hi Markm, Yes, it had sat a while in the first...

    Hi Markm,
    Yes, it had sat a while in the first instance, with the convertor draining, and I assume more converter draining at the second instance.
    Regards, Doug
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    FWIW, In case it helps someone down the road, or...

    FWIW, In case it helps someone down the road, or if I forget (with my oldtimer's disease) and want to know the answer next time I do the task:

    I had asked how much trany fluid should I expect to...
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    Hi Scorp, My, my, you have been busy! As I look...

    Hi Scorp,
    My, my, you have been busy! As I look at your pics, I can almost hear the motor, just about ready to start revving (ala BTO's Roll on Down the Highway)!
    Regards, Doug
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    Stinkin' commies!

    Stinkin' commies!
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    Interesting about the trany configuration...

    Interesting about the trany configuration variations. I had no idea from cruising the net that there were any variances.
    Regards, Doug
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    Hi Rick, That is pretty weird that they cobbled...

    Hi Rick,
    That is pretty weird that they cobbled on the TH400 tailshaft. Thanks for your help.
    Regards, Doug
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    TH350 vs. TH400?

    Hi, I was prepping to install the speedo bullet housing in the tailshaft of my automatic transmission, and all of a sudden, I am confused about what transmission is in the car. The length of my...
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    Really great to see all that you are able to...

    Really great to see all that you are able to accomplish - your fabrication abilities are amazing!
    Thanks for your continued posts! Doug
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    Hi Brian, You have a bit of an archeological...

    Hi Brian,
    You have a bit of an archeological project there - un-earthing the evolution of body filler technology - from lead to plastic! How did you handle removing the lead?
    Regards, Doug
  10. Thanks for the reply; since I don't have a lift,...

    Thanks for the reply; since I don't have a lift, and lowering helped you in the past, I will prolly drop the front end down.
    Thanks! Doug
  11. Swapping out the speedo bullet from a TH350

    Howdy,
    After my startup of my 57 at the very end of last year (after many long years in the air), I have been doing some leak fixing. The biggest leak I still have comes from the speedo cable...
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    Robert, I totally agree with that comment. ...

    Robert,
    I totally agree with that comment. Really appreciate your skills, innovation, results, and your willingness to share that with us!

    You even got me looking at big old trucks, and for a...
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    Hi Brian, Appreciate you posting your work! ...

    Hi Brian,
    Appreciate you posting your work! Nice to see what can be done. Provides a nice example of what can be done & incentive to try things one isn't familiar with! Also nice that you didn't...
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    Sticky: Hi Robert, Yep, that does make sense now!...

    Hi Robert,
    Yep, that does make sense now!
    Thanks, Doug
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    Hi Bama, Drat, well I didn't do too good in the...

    Hi Bama,
    Drat, well I didn't do too good in the shop. I couldn't get my eyes (or hands) on the back of the dash to measure. I did some eyeballing the front of the vent with a tape, and am thinking...
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    Hi Bama, I'm pretty sure the attached was my...

    Hi Bama,
    I'm pretty sure the attached was my guide (shows 3-7/8"):

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    When I am out in the shop later, I will make sure, and post back. Regards, Doug
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    Hi WagonCrazy, I have good results from the...

    Hi WagonCrazy,
    I have good results from the Specialty Power Windows made-for kit for my 57 2dr hardtop. I did both the front windows, and the rear quarters (I left vent windows as hand crank). The...
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    I understand the trepidations! My dash was in...

    I understand the trepidations! My dash was in the pre-paint stage when I drilled mine out and I had the worries. Slow and easy was the way, keeping from going too deep too fast, and having the hole...
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    Hi Bama, Ha:D! Yep, has a name, selling his...

    Hi Bama,
    Ha:D! Yep, has a name, selling his current shop.
    I have not had any business dealings with him, just a brief phone conversation, so I don't know that he would want to be 'unmasked' on...
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    Thanks guys! I am pleased with how the install...

    Thanks guys!
    I am pleased with how the install turned out in the end. For quite a while, I kept trying the same stuff over and over, hoping for a different outcome (definition of insanity). The...
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    Thanks to Chevynut for putting me in contact with...

    Thanks to Chevynut for putting me in contact with his interior guy. To recap, I was pretty happy with how my headliner install looked, except for the rear corners. Try as I might, I couldn't get...
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    Sticky: Thanks for sharing all your work and all the...

    Thanks for sharing all your work and all the tips! The trim dent fixture was an interesting concept - did you think, in the end, that it was a significant jump up over using small hammers and...
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    It is a Spot Nails stapler...

    It is a Spot Nails stapler (https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B00SJ3Q9AK/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1). I have been using Spot Nails staples also. For the windlace, I used...
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    Upholstery stapler

    I thought the following might be of value to others doing upholstery work on their cars.
    I have been working on installing the headliner on my 57. I found that my air stapler was blowing the staple...
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    Hi Chevynut, I am interested, and would like to...

    Hi Chevynut,
    I am interested, and would like to pursue your offer of his contact info.
    Thanks, Doug
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