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 Post Posted: Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:53 pm 
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I agree 100% i run ovals as well

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 Post Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 7:10 pm 
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Welcome back! Car is looking good!

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'78 bu, 350/310 hp, M-21. Now with a GN 3.42 rear and Detroit Tru-Trac, Xtreme rims, grey bucket seat Monte interior


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 Post Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 6:54 pm 
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Took all of the interior driver side moldings out. Some of them were SO BRITTLE from sun exposure that they were not capable of going back in.I ordered a few new pieces. And I am pretty sure I need to remove the quarter glass to get to the dew sweeps there.


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I always wanted to take the mirror off and tighten things up. No more rattle after this.
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 Post Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 6:58 pm 
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New brake lines for the new brake hardware. New braces for the rear. I have SOO MANY parts to hang.

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 Post Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:01 pm 
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looking good.


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 Post Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 6:25 pm 
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excellent,love seeing parts going on

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 Post Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 8:58 pm 
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lookin real good


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 Post Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:05 pm 
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This is a pretty hideous job. The electrical was a disaster. I must have created 5 circuits out of thin air and they were poor too. Once the crap I installed was removed I can actually see the original harness. Not much too it.

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 Post Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 2:15 pm 
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The dash cap is not an easy installation. However, if you are willing to heat it until it behaves like a fabric then anything is possible. I dont mind the distorted look. It adds to the cars personality. Chaotic...like me.

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Some trimming is required.
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I would rather have some distortion from heat then large gaps.
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 Post Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:55 pm 
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Those harbor freight clamps like to come loose on there own.

Make sure you keep checking that they are tight.

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 Post Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 8:00 pm 
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nice,you're getting there.

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 Post Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:38 pm 
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At least that deformation will be on the side only you can see :lol:

I have all my original harness inside (a/c, etc.). It's a bear up around the steering column area... I forgot all about it until I pulled/reinstalled my dash recently.

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