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    my car ran when i got it from the PO but there...

    my car ran when i got it from the PO but there were a ton of things messed up and huge holes in the vacuum system. everything was compensating for everything else. when i started fixing things and...
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    fyi - i had already purchased a front bumper from...

    fyi - i had already purchased a front bumper from black dragon (looks great, happy with it) and now am looking for a rear bumper. i'm interested in the sst version for the rear because i intend to...
  3. funny you should bring this up - i've been...

    funny you should bring this up - i've been thinking about the same thing on my '78... i never noticed it when i had the original exhaust, i guess because it was too dark to stand out, but now that i...
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    what he said - and don't feel bad, i only know...

    what he said - and don't feel bad, i only know about this because i did it too...
    did you check the pcv hose? it's underneath the intake manifold, right next to the exhaust manifold and more than...
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    i'm no electrical savant, but i'm pretty sure the...

    i'm no electrical savant, but i'm pretty sure the oil pressure sensor works opposite to the previous posts... unless mine is somehow wonky. unplugged would be infinite resistance, right?

    on my 78...
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    fyi - one of my center head bolts snapped when i...

    fyi - one of my center head bolts snapped when i was taking off the head - it was corroded. luckily, it broke off 1" above the deck, allowing me to (thankfully) twist it out with vice grips after...
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    yup - that's it. but i only had relays 1, 2 & 3...

    yup - that's it.
    but i only had relays 1, 2 & 3 (no a/c and i think 5 is for automatic?)
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    it looks like there's been some work in the hose...

    it looks like there's been some work in the hose dept... i'd check the FSM for proper vacuum routing. it looks a little off to me - for one thing, i see a vacuum line going to the top of the throttle...
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    Unfortunately I can't provide a photo because I...

    Unfortunately I can't provide a photo because I removed that bracket from the engine bay entirely and relocated all the relays inside the cabin, on an aluminum bar mounted to the back of the firewall...
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    interesting... any of those z's in running...

    interesting... any of those z's in running condition or good restoration projects?
    are they stored under cover or rusting away out in a field?

    map says he's less than 500 miles from me...
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    nice!

    nice!
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    sounds to me like it was backfiring - restricted...

    sounds to me like it was backfiring - restricted exhaust does richen up the mixture and if the offending muffler has significantly less flow, coupled with perhaps already poorly tuned carbs and...
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    i had a huge amount of play in my steering due to...

    i had a huge amount of play in my steering due to the steering rack bushings being old/soft - they let the rack move both laterally and vertically when the wheel was turned. you can see it by looking...
  14. Thread: It hit the wall

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    heard an old racer say one time: "understeer -...

    heard an old racer say one time: "understeer - that's when the front end rubs the wall... oversteer - that's when the back end rubs the wall..."

    always sux to hear of anyone damaging a cool car...
  15. Thread: Stony'S drag Z

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    nice!!

    nice!!
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    cool project - looks like you are fearlessly...

    cool project - looks like you are fearlessly diving into it!

    while you have things pulled apart, you may want to consider the following:


    lotta sludge up in the head - remove your oil spray...
  17. +1 on the link to vintageconnections.com (source...

    +1 on the link to vintageconnections.com (source jim lists above for connectors) - great stuff at a reasonable price. while i haven't replaced a fuse block, i bought a "professional kit" from them,...
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    love it!

    love it!
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    funny... i was a major fan of that show as a kid...

    funny... i was a major fan of that show as a kid - a member of the Col. Steve Austin fan club, had a patch on my jacket, membership came with a signed 8x10 of both Steve and Oscar Goldman. guess it...
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    congrats on the purchase - and on the guts to do...

    congrats on the purchase - and on the guts to do it yourself. it will certainly be rewarding to have built it from scratch.
    +1 on siteunseen's recommendation, a great read and super clear. another...
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    when i re-upholstered my seats, i sprung another...

    when i re-upholstered my seats, i sprung another $50 for a pair of seat heaters. those two buttons are the "low-off-high" rocker switches for tush-toasters.
    very nice in the chilly weather!

    if...
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    yikes! i wonder if it was a casualty to ethanol?...

    yikes! i wonder if it was a casualty to ethanol? in the motorcycle world we've been dealing with all kinds of material and adhesive failures due to adverse reactions with ethanol. fuel lines turning...
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    aw shucks. funny thing is, my original plan...

    aw shucks.

    funny thing is, my original plan was to buy a spare engine, rebuild it over time in my garage on a stand, then do a weekend swap.
    at this point though, i've done everything but the...
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    with the new chain guides, tensioner, chain &...

    with the new chain guides, tensioner, chain & sprockets in place there is no slack - not horribly tight, just firm. i was able to lift the cam sprocket into place with no drama, then i adjusted the...
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    lots of nice work here, cool to see each persons...

    lots of nice work here, cool to see each persons recipe for the perfect wheel!

    i picked up a 240 wheel to put on my 280 and sanded it down with 100, then moved down gradually to 600 and finished...
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