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    [Engine] I did this job on mine several weeks ago. Was...

    I did this job on mine several weeks ago. Was more painful than it needed to be just for the one bolt to remove! You can try to leave it in 1st and use a breaker bar but you'll probably put excess...
  2. Thread: Radio ideas

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    [General] Not sure if your radio still works or not but I...

    Not sure if your radio still works or not but I ended up getting this for mine. I wanted to keep everything stock so this at least gives you Bluetooth function without having wires all over the...
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    [General] Ya I just removed the bolt holding the pivot fork...

    Ya I just removed the bolt holding the pivot fork down and it was able to be rotated up 90 degrees while still connected to the cable. Just left it there out of the way so I was able to slide the...
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    [General] 49734 Tonight I swapped in all new bushings for...

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    Tonight I swapped in all new bushings for the transmission shifter linkage. Found a nice rat's nest just below the shifter boot (minus the rat), poor rat probably died 20 yrs ago!
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    [General] 49711 Decided to remove the tank cover and...

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    Decided to remove the tank cover and clean it up and paint over it with POR-15. Guess this is what happens after having a brake fluid leak many, many years ago by some previous owner...
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    [Frame & Body] I hated that job, ended up being so much more...

    I hated that job, ended up being so much more frustrating than it needed to be.

    Did you confirm that the motor was working before installing it? Like by just plugging it in and holding it outside...
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    [General] 49590 Did someone say St. Patrick's Day Parade?...

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    Did someone say St. Patrick's Day Parade? This was from last week in San Diego. Lots of fun!
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    [General] 4930449305 Had a bend in my T panel at the rear...

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    Had a bend in my T panel at the rear edge which bugged me so I removed it and hammered it straight with some large rubber mallets. Couldn't tell if it was always there since directly...
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    [Electrical] Ok just to update this topic I replaced the...

    Ok just to update this topic I replaced the otterstat today (lost about a cup of coolant trying to be quick) and cleaned up the wiring harness a bit with a wire brush. Zip tied the thing too. Got the...
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    [Electrical] Is that voltmeter reading at the battery...

    Is that voltmeter reading at the battery terminals? I had my alternator die one day and those were about the same readings I got at the battery too. No warning, just out for a drive and my "new"...
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    [Electrical] Thanks for the reply. That sounds like a lot of...

    Thanks for the reply. That sounds like a lot of work haha so I just ordered a new otterstat switch since they are pretty cheap. Doubt mine was ever replaced before. If that doesn't solve the problem...
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    [Electrical] So quick update. I jumped the a/c switch the...

    So quick update. I jumped the a/c switch the other day and the fans came on independently just as advertised by this Joe Cool box (even filmed it to prove they were both spinning). Figured it was...
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    [Electrical] Thanks for all the good info everyone. I hope it...

    Thanks for all the good info everyone. I hope it works since I bought it off someone on this site! Unfortunately my A/C is out of R12 so doesn't work at the moment (actually got quoted $5K by a local...
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    [Electrical] Joe Cool Install

    Hey everyone, so I just recently picked up a used Joe Cool unit and plugged it in however I couldn't find any directions online. I only found some old picture of an installed one via google showing...
  15. [Wanted] Check your local fabric store for headliner. The...

    Check your local fabric store for headliner. The ones here in San Diego carry a nice actual fabric labeled as automotive headliner which looks great! Then follow the directions on this site to...
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    Changed the oil in mine yesterday, used some...

    Changed the oil in mine yesterday, used some painter's tape and put some newspaper along the frame and down into my collection pan. Not a single drop was lost!
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    [General] After two impact wrenches, a bit of heat from a...

    After two impact wrenches, a bit of heat from a propane torch, and some bad language mixed in, was finally able to get the crankshaft nut off and replaced my leaking front main seal.

    While I was...
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    [Engine] May I ask how much the labor bill came out to for...

    May I ask how much the labor bill came out to for the main crankshaft seal? I'm currently trying to tackle mine and was curious if it was worth the trouble. I really need an impact wrench!
  19. [General] Ya, if they pop up again on craigslist maybe I'll...

    Ya, if they pop up again on craigslist maybe I'll go for a drive and check them out. Weird because I usually search on San Diego's CL every so often just to see what's around and have never seen...
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    I was the opposite. I tried signing up about two...

    I was the opposite. I tried signing up about two weeks ago and submitted the information and then the website just stopped so I never saw anything about payment. But I ended up getting a sweet...
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    [General] Rubbed that "Black Again" stuff over everything...

    Rubbed that "Black Again" stuff over everything today and I'm surprised how well it came out! Went over it again after this picture to cover up the spots I missed.
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    [General] I drove mine to work today to celebrate. Happy...

    I drove mine to work today to celebrate. Happy Birthday!
  23. I'd agree with the "Gen X & Gen Y/millennials not...

    I'd agree with the "Gen X & Gen Y/millennials not being as car-centric and not caring about the hobby" statement as being false. Being born in the same year as my newly purchased DeLorean is pretty...
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    Sticky: Now that I finally passed Smog here in San Diego...

    Now that I finally passed Smog here in San Diego and got a license plate, I can post to this site! Only took me almost 2 months! Excited to join the community, this site has been great for...
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