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    Hi Richard, Thanks so much for relating your...

    Hi Richard,
    Thanks so much for relating your personal experiences. Good info on the 2-stage finish, and on the greater ease in painting consistently over multiple sessions with the single stage. I...
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    Sticky: Interesting about the use of rare earth magnets...

    Interesting about the use of rare earth magnets to mount the wiring clips. Thanks!
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    Hi Rick, Drat. Thanks for the input! Doug

    Hi Rick,
    Drat. Thanks for the input! Doug
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    Thanks guys! Buster, so would one still be able...

    Thanks guys! Buster, so would one still be able to sand & buff the satin or flat 2-stage coat?
    Maybe 55 Rescue Dog will weigh in, as well.
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    Low gloss paint

    Hi,
    My friend building the old 40's Dodge Power Wagon PU says he doesn't want shiny paint and is thinking Rat Rod style paint. I have no experience with those paints. I imagine you can't...
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    Timo, Great job of gettin' 'er done! Regards,...

    Timo,
    Great job of gettin' 'er done!
    Regards, Doug
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    Hi Richard, Very nice engineering and...

    Hi Richard,
    Very nice engineering and fabrication!
    Regards, Doug
  8. Hi Nomad, I am pretty sure the Nomad, and my 57...

    Hi Nomad,
    I am pretty sure the Nomad, and my 57 hardtop use the same connection there. As I recall when rewiring my car, the plug needs to be pushed into the firewall gromet far enough so it seats...
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    Sticky: Robert, Thanks for telling us about Trizact - I...

    Robert,
    Thanks for telling us about Trizact - I hadn't heard of those abrasive disks before. Good to know!
    Thanks, Doug
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    Hi Timo, Wow! Great progress! The car is...

    Hi Timo,
    Wow! Great progress! The car is looking really great - you have made so much progress. Thanks for your documentation!
    Regards, doug
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    Richard, Your reservoir install looks great, all...

    Richard,
    Your reservoir install looks great, all looks so clean under the hood, like it was designed from the factory. Very nice!
    Regards, Doug
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    Not sure what you mean by master cylinder cross...

    Not sure what you mean by master cylinder cross mount?
    I didn't have any problems with the installation, other than my early vintage of RainGear having the arm that connects the two wiper pivots...
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    Hi c5vettedude Ditto vote for Rain Gear....

    Hi c5vettedude
    Ditto vote for Rain Gear. Well-engineered, manufacturer provides good support for any issues and questions.
    Regards, Doug
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    Richard, That is purty! I do think I would opt...

    Richard,
    That is purty! I do think I would opt for more indicator marks and labels on the speedo, but that is just me.
    Regards, Doug
  15. Good info - Thanks!

    Good info - Thanks!
  16. Hi dmday, if it was me, I would want to see oil...

    Hi dmday,
    if it was me, I would want to see oil at all the rockers before starting. I used a priming rod from Summit, like this one:
    https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sum-901015
    I was happy with...
  17. Hi Bama, Thanks for posting the link to the tech...

    Hi Bama,
    Thanks for posting the link to the tech article! I didn't even know Speedway had a tech section - I will have to do some cruising that site.
    Thanks, Doug
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    Hi L.P., Welcome to the site! Where abouts in...

    Hi L.P.,
    Welcome to the site! Where abouts in Colorado do you live? I live in Franktown.
    Regards, Doug
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    Thanks for all the suggestions and related...

    Thanks for all the suggestions and related experiences. I will look at getting Autolites to replace the Champions. I was disturbed with the loose ceramic around the positive electrode on two out of...
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    Hi Mark, Thanks for relating your reasoning, and...

    Hi Mark,
    Thanks for relating your reasoning, and for the (sorry to say it) funny story about your friends Javelin.
    Thanks, Doug
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    Hi Mark, Thanks for the insight. You found...

    Hi Mark,
    Thanks for the insight. You found Champions didn't work so well for you (fouled, or...)?
    Thanks, Doug
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    Spark Plug Recommendation?

    I have Edelbrock #60899 Performer RPM cylinder heads on the 327 in my 57. Edelbrock calls for Champion RC-12YC as a good spark plug (for street applications). Any alternative recommendations? I...
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    I agree! Buster, Excellent name you gave...

    I agree!
    Buster, Excellent name you gave Richard's shop (and posts)!
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    Hi PastorJ, Sorry, haven't dealt with Right...

    Hi PastorJ,
    Sorry, haven't dealt with Right Stuff, so can't help, but will bump your post up.
    Regards, Doug
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    Hi William, Not sure this will help, but when I...

    Hi William,
    Not sure this will help, but when I was first going to post a pic, it looked ginormous in the preview. When I finally went ahead and posted, the pic resized to a reasonable size. May...
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