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R68GTO 10-23-2022 02:22 AM

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Here's some more pics at another local spot to catch the sunset lighting.

Xplantdad 10-24-2022 02:17 PM

Very nice!!:cool2:

olredalert 10-24-2022 03:55 PM

----Great pics of a great car!....Bill S

RPOLS3 10-26-2022 02:39 PM

Love this car.

turbo69bird 12-08-2022 04:58 AM

The car looks great! So happy to see it done.

R68GTO 12-10-2022 04:59 PM

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Well, they're never really "done" are they:dunno:
Sold off my survivor jack and restored/installed a date code correct jack for the car. Not than anyone ever sees it, but I know it's right now:grin:

169indy 12-10-2022 06:48 PM

^^ Very true words, they are never finished & Dan B & I Joke like referring to the hidden correct jack,,,,,,,"I can See it from HERE!".
Nice job

R68GTO 12-11-2022 06:06 PM

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Another post from the "you're never done" archive....I was never quite sure what my speedo setup was supposed to look like - reducer/no reducer so I just had my original to the car cable plugged right into the trans. At MCACN, I spent quite a bit of time and took quite a few photos of Doug Perry's black low mile L78. It has the same trans/rear combo as mine and was obviously original, so I went out and found a 90 degree adapter and installed it. Also removed my speedo clip and added some dumdum over the hole just like Doug's car. My adapter isn't the correct part, but at least it now looks somewhat correct. If anyone has the correct 1:.777reducer (6476735) that you're willing to part with let me know. I know they're tough to find but I might be willing to part with some cash for the right one.
Thanks Doug P. for bringing the car into the public view, it's stuff like this that keeps us hobbyists going with new things to work on!

turbo69bird 12-15-2022 07:35 PM

You know there no way you’re ever putting that car back to stock right? That car looks way too good the way it is
Curious about the gas tank was it blacked out back in the day as well?

Or does it just look that way in that last group of pictures? Answered my own question on this one w post 450 must just be a reflection of the asphalt

Kurt S 12-21-2022 02:54 PM

Are you sure it had the same trans as yours? Meaning the same part # on the trans tag?

You can't go by physical appearances. There were two different speedo drive gear sizes and hence two different part #'s for each trans model. I've seen the same trans model and axle ratio have and not have the adaptor.


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