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Forum: Technical & Restoration 02-17-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By njsteve
Hey Rick, thanks for chiming in with the part...

Hey Rick, thanks for chiming in with the part numbers you need. Hopefully someone here knows someone or has the parts themselves to help you out.

Steve
Forum: Technical & Restoration 02-14-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By njsteve
Alternator and Starter restoration?

A buddy of mine is restoring his GTO Judge for the 2019 MCACN and is looking for an expert restorer for his alternator and starter. (Also needs some correct dated coded housings etc). He already had...
Forum: Lounge 02-04-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 944
Posted By njsteve
That was the place!

That was the place!
Forum: Lounge 02-03-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 944
Posted By njsteve
Back in the 1979 I had my 69 Z11 Pace Car. I was...

Back in the 1979 I had my 69 Z11 Pace Car. I was running an Edelbrock 3x2bbl intake on it with three Rochester 2GVs (IIRC). The damn thing never ran right but looked really cool.

I was up on Cape...
Forum: Technical & Restoration 02-01-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,697
Posted By njsteve
I would buy many gallons of the evaporust and...

I would buy many gallons of the evaporust and find a plactic bin just big enough for the block. Line the bin with heavy plastic sheeting to reduce the amount of volume you need to fill with the...
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 01-27-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By njsteve
Is there a difference in paint thickness of...

Is there a difference in paint thickness of different colors? Does it take more yellow paint to get color coverage on a car than if it was black paint?
Forum: Lounge 01-22-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By njsteve
It's an analog laser pointer. ;-)

It's an analog laser pointer. ;-)
Forum: Lounge 01-21-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,148
Posted By njsteve
What was the story on the Corvette/Camaro fender...

What was the story on the Corvette/Camaro fender bender?
Forum: Lounge 01-13-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,146
Posted By njsteve
So your do-it-yourself barn kit even comes with a...

So your do-it-yourself barn kit even comes with a factory supplied pair of barn cats? Wow, they sure think of everything these days.
Forum: Ford-Mercury 01-13-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 50,486
Posted By njsteve
It actually is better sound quality than any AM...

It actually is better sound quality than any AM radio channel. It is essentially playing the car speakers as a set of earphones off your cell phone. You could even set up one of the satellite radio...
Forum: Ford-Mercury 01-12-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 50,486
Posted By njsteve
All access is from the underside on this car. And...

All access is from the underside on this car. And of course Ford decided to have the lead also plug in from the top of the radio, not the bottom. Jeez!
Forum: Ford-Mercury 01-12-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 50,486
Posted By njsteve
I installed the Redi-Rad I got for the car in...

I installed the Redi-Rad I got for the car in December. Pretty interesting contraption. It allows you to play your music on the AM radio via your cellphone. It adds an input lead that goes in the...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 01-12-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By njsteve
It's was originally a 383 car JS23N1B365398

It's was originally a 383 car JS23N1B365398
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 01-04-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By njsteve
Definitely not original paint with that glossy...

Definitely not original paint with that glossy blue underside.
Forum: Ford-Mercury 12-31-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,197
Posted By njsteve
The silver tag is the engine ID tag that bolts...

The silver tag is the engine ID tag that bolts onto the coil bracket. Here's the one on Grampa's Lincoln
Forum: Ford-Mercury 12-30-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 50,486
Posted By njsteve
Here's those later aluminum turbine rims on a...

Here's those later aluminum turbine rims on a 1971 Lincoln Mark III. 15x6.5 inch, 4.5 by 5 in bolt pattern. They came on a lot of Ford and Mercury products in the 4.5" bolt pattern during the 1980's....
Forum: Ford-Mercury 12-30-2018, 10:31 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 50,486
Posted By njsteve
Got everything buttoned up today. Yesterday I...

Got everything buttoned up today. Yesterday I reinstalled the upper and lower control arms, washed out and re-greased the wheel bearings, and after remembering to borrow the coil spring compressor...
Forum: Lounge 12-30-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By njsteve
How about wrapping it in plastic and then just...

How about wrapping it in plastic and then just placing it in your enclosed trailer on some pillows and then filling the entire trailer, floor to ceiling, with two-part urethane foam? You may have to...
Forum: Ebay & other seen ads section 12-28-2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By njsteve
Yeah, even the St. Christopher statue on the...

Yeah, even the St. Christopher statue on the console is shaking his fist!
Forum: Ford-Mercury 12-27-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 50,486
Posted By njsteve
Got the last bushing installed on the upper...

Got the last bushing installed on the upper control arm and everything is painted semigloss black. I have been soaking the spindles and coil springs in used engine oil after degreasing them....
Forum: Supercar/Musclecar Discussion 12-27-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,795
Posted By njsteve
I noticed the actor/narrator speaking at 18:50...

I noticed the actor/narrator speaking at 18:50 reading the grievance procedure. He was in John Carpenter's "THE THING."

I think his name is Dave Clennon
Forum: Ford-Mercury 12-24-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 50,486
Posted By njsteve
It's just crazy. It means that when it was...

It's just crazy. It means that when it was installed, the "mechanic" never even put the lower bushing and washer on it. Otherwise that lower bushing and washer would have been permanently retained in...
Forum: Ford-Mercury 12-23-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 50,486
Posted By njsteve
Everything came out without a single broken bolt!...

Everything came out without a single broken bolt! All four original riveted ball joints are nice and tight - just as tight as the brand new AC/Delco ball joints I bought three months ago. They are...
Forum: Ford-Mercury 12-23-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 50,486
Posted By njsteve
Today I tackled the front suspension. I pulled...

Today I tackled the front suspension. I pulled the upper and lower control arms out and the coil springs. Rather easy to remove everything. I did find some interesting stuff though. First, I was...
Forum: Mopar 12-22-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,921
Posted By njsteve
Does anyone reproduce the correct vinyl top with...

Does anyone reproduce the correct vinyl top with the wide seams? I remember that was the big dilemma back in the day when I was playing with these Mopars.
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