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    Thanks, she gets a bunch of attention even with...

    Thanks, she gets a bunch of attention even with 40 year old paint and primer patches. I'm only weeks away from paint and chomping at the bit to get the new silver laid down. Dropping off the truck...
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    $23,900??? are friggin you kidding me, tou could...

    $23,900??? are friggin you kidding me, tou could have a really sexy set of triplets sitting next to yours for that kind of money. YIKS!!
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    I personally haven't tried to fit these on a Z,...

    I personally haven't tried to fit these on a Z, I'm not a fan of DRIVING a lowered Z on the street, and it would look like a 4X4 with flairs at the stock ride height. I have seen them installed on a...
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    Just looking at the resiviors and caps, it looks...

    Just looking at the resiviors and caps, it looks later than 73, the length looks rite, but the booster itself is much larger in diameter.
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    Finished the install

    So I got the fuel pressure gauge installed this week to complete the three gauge set.
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    I love the placement and ease of read while driving. I also love the way you can actually watch the...
  6. Start by plugging the vac port on the front...

    Start by plugging the vac port on the front manifold behind the isolator. Next hook the crank case vent to the PCV (balance tube center). put the air cleaner back on the car, these carbs need a...
  7. Just a sidebar for expiditing the diagnosis of...

    Just a sidebar for expiditing the diagnosis of overheating/ intermittant electronic module failures. Keep a can or two of "Canned Air" with you when on the test drive, when the car dies try a restart...
  8. I would direct you to the Locktite PTFE thread...

    I would direct you to the Locktite PTFE thread sealent (paste) It's wonderful stuff. It was we used on all the fuel and fluid fittings requiring sealent on flight hardware back when I worked in an...
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    I would think you would have to do a risk/ reward...

    I would think you would have to do a risk/ reward analysis beforehand on this one. If she is anything like mine there could be quite a bit of pain involved. LOL
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    Dude, I know all about Calie's political...

    Dude, I know all about Calie's political situation, being the political junkie that I am. I live in the fee state, just outside of Bodymore Murderland, a suburb of Washington D.C. Politically we are...
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    I hate you Cali guys, the quality of the cars you...

    I hate you Cali guys, the quality of the cars you can get your hands on make me sick.
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    Bruce, I THINK (I say I said I think) it's...

    Bruce, I THINK (I say I said I think) it's because the power comes in on the R/W then splits into two circuits (left and right headlight or hi and low beam, I can't remember which) goes thru the fuse...
  13. Poll: The question here is what will bring the most...

    The question here is what will bring the most money at resale on a restore. If the car is being redone to a close to stock condition, then original paint is the most desirable. It may not bring the...
  14. Poll: I'm of the thinking that if you are reparing a...

    I'm of the thinking that if you are reparing a problem, the step approach is the way to go. currently I'm working on my 91 Toyota pickup which has a blown head gasket and an oil leak on the front of...
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    Can you shoot us a pic of the underside?

    Can you shoot us a pic of the underside?
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    Just from the pics, I see a bunch of rubber stuff...

    Just from the pics, I see a bunch of rubber stuff like hoses seals and boots that are rough. My first addition to your list of things to do will be this, and I highly advise you give it high priority...
  17. Could be worth their while to restore that very...

    Could be worth their while to restore that very cool truck, check this one out, http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1986-Toyota-Tacoma-sr5-/290781244127?forcev4exp=true
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    Gotta love those "Custom door panels" it's not...

    Gotta love those "Custom door panels" it's not even a decent parts car.
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    I know I'll be watching, could be a good excuse...

    I know I'll be watching, could be a good excuse to take a road trip down south. Do you have any skin in the game here or has the insurance company already squared with you.
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    Im not familiar with the EFI system on the L...

    Im not familiar with the EFI system on the L motors, but a faulty crank case venting system could also make the car smoke at high R's, and could cause a fuel delivery problem as well.
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    That was something I would never have thought of,...

    That was something I would never have thought of, it never would have crossed my mind that an air slug in the tubing would have an affect on the reading at such low pressures. That said, I bid a...
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    I've seen a bunch of L28 power trains for sale,...

    I've seen a bunch of L28 power trains for sale, CHEAP. By the time you advertise and deal with all the details of the deal it usually ends up a wash or even costing you money. If your wiring and...
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    Sorry, I fat fingered the key board, that would...

    Sorry, I fat fingered the key board, that would be 24 psi at idle, warm. At cold start it reads 35 psi at idle.

    I have also noticed that it takes a second or two to see any pressure at the gauge...
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    Thanks for the complements. Did quite a bit of...

    Thanks for the complements.

    Did quite a bit of driving this weekend, I now realize just how bad the original oil pressure gauge is. I left all the electrical gauges and sending units in place, the...
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    Good eye E. The reason I would have opened the...

    Good eye E. The reason I would have opened the switch for an inspectios was the corrosion on the metal parts in the pick.
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