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  1. I know some do not like the automatic but as a...

    I know some do not like the automatic but as a rare piece we rebuilt it and left it in the car. Works fine. Same final drive as a 4 speed so it is not bad.

    I redid the AC and converted to a...
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    I will update when the weather gets better again....

    I will update when the weather gets better again. 5 F yesterday for a high, snow again. This winter will never end. R.
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    What gets me is the fact that changing the diff...

    What gets me is the fact that changing the diff to another used one virtually fixed it. Maybe the front bearing in the diff was bad enough that it could not take a load.
  4. Nice find. I have 8/70 #9070 and it is also an...

    Nice find. I have 8/70 #9070 and it is also an auto. Pix will help with everything. Is the plan to keep, sell, restore? Welcome. The folks here have all the answers, I used a ton of them in my...
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    I drove it Friday and before I do anything else I...

    I drove it Friday and before I do anything else I am going to have the tires balanced. I had a steering wheel vibration too. Working down the list. I have a series one shaft so I do not need two...
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    Everything new, motor mounts tranny mount all...

    Everything new, motor mounts tranny mount all new. I basically saved the tub and if it was available new I bought it, if not I rebuilt it. New torque converter, new mounts new bushings new, new,...
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    Zed Head, everything has been rebuilt or...

    Zed Head, everything has been rebuilt or replaced. I took it all the way to the tub, new wheel bearings, new half shaft U joints, new prop shaft U joints, everything. I am not sure what more info...
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    I will pull consider pulling the shafts and drive...

    I will pull consider pulling the shafts and drive shaft and see what they balance out like. When I say pro, I mean guys who do nothing but drive shaft stuff all day long. I have sent them a ton of...
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    All the bushings are new, the half-shafts have...

    All the bushings are new, the half-shafts have been rebuilt as well as the driveshaft, both done professionally and balanced. The old diff feels a little looser than the new one. Both are over...
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    I have the rubber mass behind the differential,...

    I have the rubber mass behind the differential, sorry forgot to mention that, it hangs on the end of the diff at the mustache bar. Thanks Richard.
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    Diff issue, vibration, several questions

    Finally have had 9070 (2400 automatic) on the road for about a year. Enjoying it more and more as I work some of the bugs out.

    The worst bug is a vibration. On applied throttle is horrendous,...
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    I have most of the BD stuff. The doors are too...

    I have most of the BD stuff. The doors are too thick, been on a while and you still have to slam the doors. I have a Motorsport driver door and will put it on, much softer. BD service sucks, and...
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    Any of the small compact units can be made to...

    Any of the small compact units can be made to fit. Making them work right is a different deal. I used a compact unit that has heat and air. Modified the controls to work with the dash controls and...
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    This place still never ceases to amaze me. Put...

    This place still never ceases to amaze me. Put the correct words in and the answers come through.

    Dash was dim, bypassed the rheostat and only about half my bulbs work. Search for the correct...
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    With that truck get whatever you want. Richard

    With that truck get whatever you want. Richard
  16. I took all the connections off and it was 1.5...

    I took all the connections off and it was 1.5 ohms. Pulled the dual point and put the petronix in an extra single point I had from a parts car and it all works now. Starts faster, I have not set...
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    I have a Pace Explorer and have not spent any...

    I have a Pace Explorer and have not spent any money on a Hotel in a long time. It is heavy so you need a lot of truck to pull it. It is a toy box, car in the back convenience in the front is it 26...
  18. A couple of questions: I have a dual point...

    A couple of questions:

    I have a dual point automatic car and of course nothing lines up. I have another dizzy (single point) so I am going to hunt it down and see if the petronix fits it better. ...
  19. Moving and cleaning garage have a couple of parts for cheap.

    All the parts were intended for a series one. Like it says I am moving and would prefer to sell rather than move.

    Best way to contact me is email, richard@northracecars.com

    I have a...
  20. Just did this and had all the original bolts in...

    Just did this and had all the original bolts in the original locations. Long bolts in the B pillar the shorter ones in the tunnel and base of the door. HTH, Richard.
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    I have said it before and I will say it again. ...

    I have said it before and I will say it again. This forum is amazing. Without it my car (#009070)would not run, would not stop would not have lights, yada yada yada. I have 4 different 70/71...
  22. Box of parts and check on the way, Richard.

    Box of parts and check on the way, Richard.
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    I am with the group, what a waste of time energy...

    I am with the group, what a waste of time energy and two pretty rust free cars. Made me throw up a little in my mouth, and that was the red car. The white one is too many speed racer cartoons but...
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    Nutz I have one I will need to find it. It is...

    Nutz I have one I will need to find it. It is green but who cares.

    Email me, richard AT northracecars.com HTH, Richard.
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    Depending on the coating some will not take...

    Depending on the coating some will not take direct header or manifold heat. For example you can can not silver coat a catalytic converter they get too hot. Your manifold should be fine black or...
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