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    We have those on the Camaro & Monza and I have a...

    We have those on the Camaro & Monza and I have a set that I bought for this car but they can be a royal pain to get setup correctly. I was hoping to keep the stockers but it might not work out so I...
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    They are beefed up in that area but I have to...

    They are beefed up in that area but I have to have it removable which means it just going to be a bracket sitting on a pin basically - in turn I need the hinges to move easily. Good to know there's...
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    That's interesting, I wonder if there are...

    That's interesting, I wonder if there are different hinges according to model? This a 210 sedan.

    My sons have trailers with the side doors and they can be a help but if the bottom of the car door...
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    Door Hinge Question

    I have a question about the door hinges on the '55s. Mine are of course minus the doors at this point but they seem to be in good shape as far as not being sloppy. They have some kind of catch in...
  5. Modified tools - yes and homemade ones sometimes!...

    Modified tools - yes and homemade ones sometimes!

    We went through this last year with my oldest grandson. Wanted a pickup, found a decent 2000 F-150 - basic truck. Dents and dings, few things...
  6. I actually agree with you on that statement, the...

    I actually agree with you on that statement, the only problem I see is the tool set that you need to get some of this done. My Dad gave me a nice Craftsman set when I was 12 years old for Christmas...
  7. 2009 Lincoln MKS or How Much do I Hate this CAR

    First off, I would have to admit that this car has been a money-maker for me so there is that factor to consider here.

    But the engineering ideas on this car and it's sister the Ford Edge are right...
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    So, I've finally made a decision about the front...

    So, I've finally made a decision about the front end on this deal and it'll probably be one that I end up regretting but hey, nothing ventured - nothing gained - right? Please tell me that's...
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    Isn't that the truth?

    Isn't that the truth?
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    Old Car Manual Project

    Admin: if this is already here please remove my post but I did not see it or looked in the wrong place.

    Also - this is not strictly 55-57 stuff.

    Old Car Manual Project
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    Had an interesting but kind of laid back week....

    Had an interesting but kind of laid back week. Messed up and didn't get very much done on the '55 however I did manage to get the outer rocker panel and the replacement panel tacked in place. I...
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    Ha! That's okay I have entire weeks where I don't...

    Ha! That's okay I have entire weeks where I don't get around to anything. I do have a goal though, I really want to make the first test and tunes with this car and those begin around here in March....
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    Made a good stab at the driver's side rocker...

    Made a good stab at the driver's side rocker panel. I didn't get it tacked in place yet, I thought about it and figure I had better bring up a door and make sure things fit and look good before going...
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    The wife is always buying new throw pillows so I...

    The wife is always buying new throw pillows so I have a constant supply of old ones. I keep one in the trailer and a couple of them in the garage.
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    My Dad could sell the proverbial snow to an...

    My Dad could sell the proverbial snow to an Eskimo and he knew how to do a lot of stuff around the house but it wasn't exactly precision work - it was close is good enough work.

    My parents gave me...
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    @ busterwivell...

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    busterwivell

    Thank you sir but I look at it more as simple economics - I don't have a lot of money. My Dad always said I had champagne taste and a beer budget!
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    Pardon the My Dust

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    I have that trans pulled completely apart now and most of it in the soak tank for the night so I thought I would shift gears back and do some more metal work on the '55 tomorrow. The...
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    I used to race the TH400s years ago but it really...

    I used to race the TH400s years ago but it really all started with the 3rd Gen Camaro. I didn't have a TH400 at the time and with this car being built more along the lines of a super stocker, we...
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    Well, just another half-raining day around here -...

    Well, just another half-raining day around here - got a couple of storms out there and we're getting a little bit of the moisture off of them. I was planning on working on the driver side rocker...
  20. Thread: Speedo lube

    by chasracer
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    Ha - yep I hear you! I think he's talking...

    Ha - yep I hear you!

    I think he's talking about lubing the actual speedometer head, the gears in it that clock the miles driven - not the speedometer cable itself.
  21. Thread: Just A Tip

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    Just A Tip

    The wife is leaving to take a long weekend Friday and visit one of her old friends. Per usual she always ask me to check out whatever vehicle she is driving before she leaves - no idea of why she ask...
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    :lol::lol::lol:!!! On another note -...

    :lol::lol::lol:!!!


    On another note - Location: Germany?

    Is that now or circa 1933, because that's what I have going on in my head.
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    For more info: ...

    For more info:

    https://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2016/05/57-58-chevy-accessory-flame-out-vacuum.html
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    Wow - it's interesting how all of these cars seem...

    Wow - it's interesting how all of these cars seem to rust about the same. I feel like I'm looking at pictures of mine a few weeks back.
  25. Thread: Speedo lube

    by chasracer
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    It would be a lot easier than trying to do in the...

    It would be a lot easier than trying to do in the car. You have that tiny freeze plug and felt to remove to get lube into it - getting the plug out isn't bad but it doesn't just pop out for you.
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