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  1. Sounds like one for one all original replacement...

    Sounds like one for one all original replacement right? Steering box w/column shaft goes all together. Separate column tube too.

    The entire box/column (wheel removed) needs to come out. A bit of...
  2. That is the way Iíve always done it. Once it is...

    That is the way Iíve always done it. Once it is all set up i would have no need for one mounted in the car. The OP states itís something to watch. Entertainment is the only reason I could see one...
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    I did exactly that. I took the cardboard box...

    I did exactly that. I took the cardboard box apart and flattened it out to use as a pattern. Scribed it out on 1/32” thick stainless steel. Formed it up and welded the corners. The back is cut out to...
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    In stock position (bell housing flange in same...

    In stock position (bell housing flange in same location) and short water pump with radiator in 6 cylinder position the pin in the water pump nose clears the electric fan by about 3/8”. I was fine...
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    Maguire’s has a non silicone spray in the...

    Maguire’s has a non silicone spray in the professional bottle tan color bottle too. I don’t see any difference from the red bottle. But if you ever need paint work the silicone might be tuff to get...
  6. Maybe a front sway bar to control body roll a bit...

    Maybe a front sway bar to control body roll a bit in the turns. The aftermarket prices for a bolt in version scare me away. Being the car is done cutting and welding wouldn’t be a path I’d take. If...
  7. My 57 has a ‘92 Buick r&p with power steering...

    My 57 has a ‘92 Buick r&p with power steering unit from a 70’s Camaro. Install is custom fabricated mounting on the ‘57 Chevy frame. Steering column is a cut off original (removal of steering box)...
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    Next time forget the x pipe and go for the tried...

    Next time forget the x pipe and go for the tried and true dual exhaust. Much higher chance of it actually fitting the car. In all honesty I canít see an x pipe design as rigid as it is fitting and...
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    From the two posts you have on this exhaust it...

    From the two posts you have on this exhaust it sounds almost like they sent the wrong kit. I know not all headers will exit with the same spacing between them. In fact I’ve had some that exit at...
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    That must be why on most of the TV shows that...

    That must be why on most of the TV shows that they fab their own exhaust.

    Wow $750 is not cheap neither. Must be all stainless steel.
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    Well this is the list of parts bell housing is...

    Well this is the list of parts bell housing is 621 for 67 corvette, the clutch fork is 532751 64-67 corvette from Corvette Central, rod is 3872960, stud in block 3752863, stud from Corvette Central...
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    No It does not have both. The rear tranny hanging...

    No It does not have both. The rear tranny hanging mounts and linkage mount are not there. Definitely shows sign if you look close they were cut off. The automatic taken out was not the original 57...
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    My 57 nomad was originally an automatic...

    My 57 nomad was originally an automatic transmission. The original frame had the ball mount welded to the frame for standard shift Z arm for the clutch. I donít know if they are all like this or not....
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    On those exhaust dumps, do they leak at all when...

    On those exhaust dumps, do they leak at all when closed? I ask knowing exhaust can find the smallest cracks to leak out of when ya don’t want it to.
  15. Thread: My 55 Bel Air

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    Tell us how you like the injection vs the carb....

    Tell us how you like the injection vs the carb. What do you like or not like about carb/injection performance?

    Any issues or special requirements for install?
  16. Thread: My 55 Bel Air

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    Sharp looking 55. Nice road clearance for less...

    Sharp looking 55. Nice road clearance for less than good roads and driveway entrances.

    You must have made changes since the Holley to fuel injection in the photo. Or is that not a carburetor?
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    I think I recall there is a sheet metal thickness...

    I think I recall there is a sheet metal thickness range they are go for. But not a good memory to say for sure. But I thought I’d mention them as they could be handy for somebody that can’t get to...
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    Just a small thing I saw on the “garage squad”...

    Just a small thing I saw on the “garage squad” show was a pop rivet type nut that holds similar to a rivet that a screw/bolt threads in. May help not needing hands on both sides of the firewall....
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    Your descending comments donít deserve my...

    Your descending comments donít deserve my attention. I donít have to put up with your (nut case) nonsense.
  20. Now that sounds like what a true hot rodder would...

    Now that sounds like what a true hot rodder would do. Keep us posted.
  21. Wow, that overseas tag looks so unprofessional....

    Wow, that overseas tag looks so unprofessional. The GM tag looks like it was made in a factory. The overseas tag looks like it was “pounded out” on a garage work bench.

    thank you for sharing.
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    The upper hinge has a much better profile that...

    The upper hinge has a much better profile that fits the depression in the door jamb. But the exposed wires is not pleasing. Suggestion is to fabricate a channel to weld to and grind smooth that...
  23. Thread: Cribbing

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    A heavy duty cherry picker will lift the whole...

    A heavy duty cherry picker will lift the whole body no problem. I used it plenty of times before I got the 4 post lift. Just fab your self a method to suspend the straps or chain which ever you have...
  24. Thread: Cribbing

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    I lifted the body under my 4 post lift with...

    I lifted the body under my 4 post lift with straps. Measured the frame as lifted and faded up with scrap tubing (all different sizes) to support the body at most of the same mounting points. Bolted...
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    Suggest a hollow closed “D” section. Used a...

    Suggest a hollow closed “D” section. Used a double side adhesive on the flat side. Found it online (rubber seals) but didn’t save the site as an 8 or ten foot length. It was cheap.
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