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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...
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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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    That would look great in your Nomad, CN! :)

    That would look great in your Nomad, CN! :)
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    I totally agree with you re the LOKAR crap! ...

    I totally agree with you re the LOKAR crap! They are worse than useless as a PLUG would be better....
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    Great use of your spare tire well and VERY nice...

    Great use of your spare tire well and VERY nice work, as usual, Brian! :)
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    Find some Cadillac fins/quarters and make yourself an El Morroco clone! :)
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    If you implement a PCV, you shouldn't need (part...

    If you implement a PCV, you shouldn't need (part deleted) road draft tube (which is just the old way of venting the engine). You can plug the hole at the back...

    Correction: As Rick stated in a...
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    Yes, it does look good! and 'good' takes time! that's a great project; a cheap project that results in your shop having $2000 of MORE TOOLS.. :)
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    The '55 color was just called 'Coral', and yes...

    The '55 color was just called 'Coral', and yes usually was seen in two tone with shadow gray, but I do recall seeing a solid single color coral '55 convertible once upon a time.

    'Canyon Coral'...
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    It's been many years since I checked the base...

    It's been many years since I checked the base price numbers, but I'm fairly certain the '55-57 Nomads were MORE expensive than Corvettes IF you add the optional V8 to the Nomad; Corvettes were base...
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