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Forum: In Memoriam Today, 11:39 AM
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Posted By SS427
So sorry to hear this. May he rest in peace. Too...

So sorry to hear this. May he rest in peace. Too many good people leaving us lately.
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-21-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
An assembly line correct heater hose bracket was...

An assembly line correct heater hose bracket was found in my inventory (as I did not find one with the car) and after much research and thanks to several members, I determined these were used on the...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-21-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
I thought the 70 grilles and headlights were a...

I thought the 70 grilles and headlights were a b!!ch to align and make them aesthetically pleasing. Damn these 69 grilles and headlights really suck. Not covering the time put into restoring an...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-21-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
I had a very nice pedestal tach that I had bought...

I had a very nice pedestal tach that I had bought from Dana and was pretty happy with it but thanks to Mark Bulow for pointing out that the face was somewhat abraded and the needles were faded I went...
Forum: Lounge 03-21-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,038
Posted By SS427
Wow! That is one nice trailer. Especially love...

Wow! That is one nice trailer. Especially love the storage box up front with the tire storage. One question I have is with that winch. It appears to be mounted to the lid which is a neat idea but...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-21-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
I thought I had taken several photos of my...

I thought I had taken several photos of my buckets as found and during cleanup but could not find them this morning. At any rate, the uninstalled buckets and light show how they looked in their...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-21-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
There was no front clip with the car other than...

There was no front clip with the car other than the fenders so I cannot say for sure on the grille mounting nuts. What is currently in place are aftermarket ones.

Regarding the headlight buckets...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-21-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,941
Posted By SS427
Post away. :)

Post away. :)
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-20-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
I thought I posted these already but did not find...

I thought I posted these already but did not find the mounted photo. Dwight supplied me with the plate surround (NOS real one) and knew of a gentleman who took the USA-1 plate off his car the day he...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-20-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
Thanks to Chris White for the belated birthday...

Thanks to Chris White for the belated birthday gift. MUCH appreciated.

Thanks to Dwight for your continued V.V. Cooke support. This key chain is a reproduction but Dwight has come up with some...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-20-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
Charley, you are correct on your engine and I...

Charley, you are correct on your engine and I used the same techniques when restoring Marks Z28. However, that is a small block from Flint so I cannot say they used the same process. I have honestly...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-20-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
Restored original to the car battery junction...

Restored original to the car battery junction block.
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-20-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
Thanks to Bruce H for selling me all the NOS...

Thanks to Bruce H for selling me all the NOS front trim for the car and Phil W for supplying me with a template to drill the mounting holes for the small center trim between the headlight buckets.
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Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-20-2019, 03:55 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
A couple more updates from last night. Annie...

A couple more updates from last night. Annie picked up the carpet last night so we came back to the shop and finished installing it. They were able to seam the center piece that runs over the tunnel...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-20-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
Kurt, thanks for your input. I have literally...

Kurt, thanks for your input. I have literally studies this for hundreds of hours over the last 30 plus years and disagree. I have heard the same thing though oddly enough I have never seen a photo of...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-19-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
Scott, thanks for looking for the small details...

Scott, thanks for looking for the small details as those are things I want to make sure I have correct. However, with regards to these fittings, I have original photos that Chris White had provided...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-18-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
The last little bit of fun I tackled were the two...

The last little bit of fun I tackled were the two grille brackets that are riveted under the header panel. GM must have used a special tool to hand crimp these as there is no way to get a normal tool...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-18-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
Last night was front door hardware install....

Last night was front door hardware install. Fairly straightforward as all the hardware had been restored already and ready to install other than the window guides which I restored with new nylon...
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-18-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
Got the booster dialed in with the assembly line...

Got the booster dialed in with the assembly line grommet, check valve, hose and clamps. The placard is a reproduction and nearly identical.

Fuel line was a whole other story. After going thru...
Forum: Olds 03-18-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,891
Posted By SS427
This is gonna be fun to watch. Ryan has his work...

This is gonna be fun to watch. Ryan has his work cut out for him but he is definitely the man for the job. :)
Forum: Yenko Chevrolet 03-18-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 51,923
Posted By SS427
I am sure you have heard the old saying, you can...

I am sure you have heard the old saying, you can sleep when you are dead. Well there ya go. Seeing how I am only a few short years from retirement I figure I will put my time in now and after...
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - Wanted 03-18-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By SS427
One has been located. Thanks to all.

One has been located. Thanks to all.
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - Wanted 03-17-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By SS427
69 Chevelle small parts wanted

I am down to nuts and bolts and am listing what parts I have left to locate. If you have anything available please let me know.

4 each NOS rubber door bumpers (2 per door). These are the oval...
Forum: Parts/Memorabilia - Wanted 03-17-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By SS427
NOS temp sender

Looking for an NOS or mint used AC 248MX temp sender. I believe the one pictured is correct for the 69 big block no gauge cars and found it amongst all the parts that came with it. If not please...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 03-17-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By SS427
69 Chevelle throttle return spring

Could someone kindly supply me with a couple of photos and dimensions on a correct assembly line throttle return spring for a 69 BB Holley equipped Chevelle? I have done many searches on the net and...
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