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    http://www.thezstore.com/page/TZS/PROD/23-4166 or...

    http://www.thezstore.com/page/TZS/PROD/23-4166 or http://www.zcarsource.com/upper-strut-spacer-rear-70-78-new_8_54060_48618.html

    There used to be a diagram in the blackdragon catalog, but I can't...
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    You are correct, carb cleaner is flamable. My...

    You are correct, carb cleaner is flamable. My bad. However, spraying it into the carb of a running car in my experience usually results in a stumble. It isn't flamability, but rather liquidity...
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    I think that if your strut mounts aren't falling...

    I think that if your strut mounts aren't falling apart, then you don't need to replace them. I lived on a small island when I redid my suspension, so I ordered pretty much everything I thought I...
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    Starter fluid or ether would make the idle go up,...

    Starter fluid or ether would make the idle go up, but carb cleaner isn't combustible. As for throttle shaft leakage at highway speeds, you are probably right. The unmetered air getting past the...
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    Starter fluid or ether would make the idle go up,...

    Starter fluid or ether would make the idle go up, but carb cleaner isn't combustible. As for throttle shaft leakage at highway speeds, you are probably right. The unmetered air getting past the...
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    Ok, I swapped over my other set of SUs. Car...

    Ok, I swapped over my other set of SUs. Car fired right up, idled too high...oops, forgot the return springs. Put them on, and it idles just fine. Sprayed a little carb cleaner around the throttle...
  7. Thanks P and J.

    Thanks P and J.
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    I would caution everyone to use Teflon(PTFE)...

    I would caution everyone to use Teflon(PTFE) rings, and not plain rubber. Just imagine a ring deteriorating in gas fumes and heat to the point that it breaks and gets sucked into the intake. Where...
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    That's awesome. Might have to try it. Wonder if...

    That's awesome. Might have to try it. Wonder if my grandpa's old shopsmith can be used to turn that.
  10. Thanks again Leon. Your explanation about the...

    Thanks again Leon. Your explanation about the timing makes sense, and fits with articles I've read.

    My heater hoses are a few years old, and I think I put them on right. I don't think they...
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    Blue, were you happy with this fix? Did it last?...

    Blue, were you happy with this fix? Did it last?

    Matt
  12. Thanks Leon. I did change the water pump and...

    Thanks Leon. I did change the water pump and thermostat when I did the fans and radiator, which was somehow dented by the PO on the bottom right and had a slight leak around the hose neck. As for...
  13. Running Hot: Correct Diagnosis and Treatment Plan?

    Hi all,

    As some of you may remember, last summer I improved my AC cooling by installing MSA's dual electric radiator fans and aluminum shroud. The side effect was that it made my car run hotter...
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    I'm really happy with my Bridgestone Potenza Pole...

    I'm really happy with my Bridgestone Potenza Pole Positions. 195x60x14. Quiet ride with good handling for a decent price.
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    I think I paid about 12OO labor for a very, very...

    I think I paid about 12OO labor for a very, very nice job. They put in those bad dog pans. Good as new.
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    Sorry to bring up an old thread, but I have lost...

    Sorry to bring up an old thread, but I have lost one of these large bolts. I cannot find them online or in any local hardware stores. The size is M22 x 1.50 x 30. Does anyone have one, or know...
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    I had a red B210 briefly while in college. It...

    I had a red B210 briefly while in college. It was a fun little car. Sold it and got a 77 Celica liftback, which got ran over by a trash truck while it was parked near a dumpster.

    I'll miss out...
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    510 2dr for sale

    http://kansascity.craigslist.org/cto/2908810795.html

    Are these things really worth this much? A grand for a clapped out, barn yard find?
    52103
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    Thanks John. I think I can cut the poly bump...

    Thanks John. I think I can cut the poly bump stops that I have. Will give it a shot tomorrow.
  20. Thread: Door troubles

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    Those door panels are getting old and crumbly. A...

    Those door panels are getting old and crumbly. A suggestion is to make yourself a tool out of a wide blade putty knife. Cut a v-notch about an inch deep into the middle of the blade. Slip the...
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    Rear Strut Spacers?

    About three years ago, I replaced my springs and struts. After nearly three years, first one side and then the other developed a random thunk associated with going over bumps. I read up enough to...
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    I had another thing causing a clunk that seemed...

    I had another thing causing a clunk that seemed to be coming from the rear end whenever I released the clutch. A loose nut on the backside of the T/C rod. Because it clunks against the frame, and...
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    It's either Noise/Vibration/Harshness, or New Van...

    It's either Noise/Vibration/Harshness, or New Van Halen. Depending on how well Roth can still sing, those might be the same things. Yes, he rejoined the band for another tour.
  24. Thread: amco parts

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    Seems like you could make one out of a bathroom...

    Seems like you could make one out of a bathroom towel bar.
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    I got a chance to drive the car during some good...

    I got a chance to drive the car during some good weather last week. I am happy to report that it is much smoother with rubber bushings on the back of the T/C rods. All the twitchiness I was...
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