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    Hey BamaNomad , We all have a brain fart once in...

    Hey BamaNomad , We all have a brain fart once in a while :>)
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    I installed an 8.5" with posi from a '72 Nova and...

    I installed an 8.5" with posi from a '72 Nova and had a shop install 3.42 Eaton posi axle ratio because I installed a 200 4R Bow Ties OD Level 2. Wish I had gone with 3.73 for country roads. The Ford...
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    Classic Industries sells 57 4dr hdtp rear quarter...

    Classic Industries sells 57 4dr hdtp rear quarter panels.
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    My 57 Chev sta wgn has manual frt disc brakes,...

    My 57 Chev sta wgn has manual frt disc brakes, rear drums and dual master cyl with side mounted proportioning valve. The car stops as it should. I think Rick brought up an excellent point regarding ...
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    Locking 56 tail light uses key

    This 56 driver side tail light is on eBay classifieds. Bit pricey @ $365 = $25 ship? Like the idea though.1115411155
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    timo, I love the wheel Ridler 650 blk/polished....

    timo, I love the wheel Ridler 650 blk/polished. That design has been around awhile so I'd say it is time-tested. Ridler's website has a wheel visualizer so it allows you to see it on a trifive Chevy....
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    Sounds like you need to install an adjustable...

    Sounds like you need to install an adjustable proportioning valve to set the rear brake pressure. I remember installing one on my 55 Chevy after installing a Dana 60 rearend back in the...
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    Welcome to the forum. As you can tell I am...

    Welcome to the forum. As you can tell I am partial to 57 4-dr wagons too.
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    When the conversion to tapered roller bearings is almost done, "The spindle nut needs to be tightened to about 15-18 ft lbs of torque. Notice that this is a lot less than the original ball-type...
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    Does your engine have original-style front engine...

    Does your engine have original-style front engine mounts or aftermarket side mounts? Also, are the rams horns both center dump? The previous owner of my 57 installed a driver's side engine mount and...
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    Dave, Thanks for the recommendation. I like the...

    Dave, Thanks for the recommendation. I like the description of them and the reviews. I will give them a try.
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    Sid. Did you work for a GM parts department. I...

    Sid. Did you work for a GM parts department. I ask because when I was a GMC/Chevrolet Commercial Truck Fleet Manager I got a lot of die cast trucks from General Motors. The idea was to so you would...
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    Slim, Nice box. Looks like GM was also promoting...

    Slim, Nice box. Looks like GM was also promoting the mid 90's Lumina.
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    11039If you are mechanically inclined, and cannot...

    11039If you are mechanically inclined, and cannot find a shop to install a/c, do it yourself. I had never installed a/c in a car before installing a/c in my 68 Camaro which was a non-a/c car. Had to...
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    11036These are rubber Auburn open-wheel...

    11036These are rubber Auburn open-wheel speedsters 1940's. Metal was scarce and used for the WW2 war effort.
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    11029Harry, Good information. I thought about the...

    11029Harry, Good information. I thought about the exhaust diameter measurement I posted. The measurement was 2" diameter for the tail pipes. Today measured the header pipe diameter in front of the...
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    Thanks for the replies. Printed a list from ...

    Thanks for the replies. Printed a list from Wilcoxcorvette.com of all the rams horn exhaust manifolds casting numbers from 1963 to 1972. Went on eBay and CL to get an idea of what they all look...
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    The Pleasanton Goodguys Show posted this on their...

    The Pleasanton Goodguys Show posted this on their website regarding Chinese Flu protocol.11004 11005

    Must go to bottom of screen and click on pdf file, after clicking on above attachment text.
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    Need exhaust manifolds

    The 57 wagon exhaust is creating a tapping noise. Inspected the headers and the ox2 sensor wire is charred near the header tube. Also before the collector the header tubes have long flat spots from...
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    After replacing the trunk weather strip on my...

    After replacing the trunk weather strip on my 1973 Challenger, the trunk lid sat 1/4" higher. So rolled the Challenger out of the garage on a hot sunny day and placed 25 pound weights from my...
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    Back in the 80's I installed a Dana 60 Ford truck...

    Back in the 80's I installed a Dana 60 Ford truck rear end in a '55 Chevy station wagon. The rear end was ~ 4" wider than the 55 Chevy rear end. I radius'd the rear quarter panels and slightly flared...
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    Congratulations! Out of the ordinary to see a 35...

    Congratulations! Out of the ordinary to see a 35 Ford two-door sedan that is not over restored.
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    We'll see. This morning, Goodguys website stated...

    We'll see. This morning, Goodguys website stated all protocols will be in effect with hand washing stations throughout the fairgrounds. Couple minutes ago heard the Gov's list of business's that will...
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    Goodguys Pleasanton August 2020 IS A GO!

    Goodguys Pleasanton, Ca August 21-23, 2020, Alameda Fairgrounds is going to happen. Over 3500 cars and trucks (1987 and older) are expected.

    My son and I will probably participate with the '57...
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    Like the extension you made for the cherry picker. The "C" clamp was a good idea to avoid a mishap on the way up. How was it on the way down? On my next to do list.
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