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  1. Thread: Checking in

    by Belair-o
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    Chevynut, Welcome back on the forum. I have...

    Chevynut, Welcome back on the forum. I have appreciated your posts thru the years and have appreciated the help you provided. The colors on your Nomad are excellent!
    I understand your desire to...
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    Welcome! Nice cars - you are quickly building...

    Welcome! Nice cars - you are quickly building out your stable of Tri-Five cars - just one more to go, a '55! But then, there are pickups yet to be bought!
    How do you get the doors open on the 56...
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    Bump
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    Very nice, Timo; color (and car) looks fantastic!...

    Very nice, Timo; color (and car) looks fantastic! Good job, and thanks for the videos you posted along the way!
  5. Thread: new guy

    by Belair-o
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    Your car does show up in your thread and looks...

    Your car does show up in your thread and looks great! Thanks for joining and sharing the pic!
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    Hi Troy, An automotive paint store turned me...

    Hi Troy,
    An automotive paint store turned me onto Prep-All quite a while back - I have been most pleased with it. Maybe less toxic than brake cleaner? Available as an aerosol, and as a wipe on....
  7. Hi Rick, Wasn't planning on blocking the port. ...

    Hi Rick,
    Wasn't planning on blocking the port. I was figuring to see if the valve was stuck - if so, see if it will free up. I guess if it isn't stuck, the next hypothesis is that the valve is...
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    Nice! That body is smooooth!

    Nice! That body is smooooth!
  9. Okay, I guess from internet searching, I remove...

    Okay, I guess from internet searching, I remove the high-pressure line, try and capture the PS fluid that will leak out, remove the fitting the high-pressure line connects to on the PS pump, stick...
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    Gorgeous car - great stance, too!

    Gorgeous car - great stance, too!
  11. Hi Rick, Thanks for the reply. Is that something...

    Hi Rick,
    Thanks for the reply. Is that something I can fix, or is replacement the best way to eliminate the problem?
    Thanks, Doug
  12. 55 RD, I am not sure, but, the PS pump (and...

    55 RD,
    I am not sure, but, the PS pump (and alternator, AC compressor, water pump) all came as one complete GM part system. The PS system had good assist when I first put in my replacement 500...
  13. Power steering; low assist early after startup

    Hi TriFivers,
    I have an issue with the CPP power steering system in my 57. Upon starting the car, assist seems to now be initially nonexistent. After running for a while, I do get assist, but not...
  14. Thread: 55 Chevy

    by Belair-o
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    Welcome! Do you have a 55, or a 56, or both?

    Welcome! Do you have a 55, or a 56, or both?
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    Very nice! Looks like it would be a great pay...

    Very nice! Looks like it would be a great pay and play car - ready to go right now - no years spent R&R'ing.
    Regards, Doug
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    Sticky: But it self identifies as one... ;)

    But it self identifies as one... ;)
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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
  24. 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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