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Forum: THE LOBBY Today, 01:49 PM
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Posted By dataway
Those of us with Plain Jane Pontiacs are offended...

Those of us with Plain Jane Pontiacs are offended by those photos :)
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH Today, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By dataway
Yep those clips go into holes in the stamped...

Yep those clips go into holes in the stamped steel column support. The curved one is pretty easy to find .... I gotta admit I put the others in whatever hole seemed most convenient (same way I found...
Forum: Heating & Cooling TECH Today, 01:38 PM
Replies: 98
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Posted By dataway
Jeez, NPS Mare Island?? That was a long time ago...

Jeez, NPS Mare Island?? That was a long time ago :)
So you were freaklin Slide Rule days? I was first year of the calculator ... we showed them off like a pretty girl friend, they were not cheap...
Forum: Suspension TECH Today, 01:32 PM
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Posted By dataway
The repop arms I got a few years ago were...

The repop arms I got a few years ago were horrible. Sent them back. Ball joint angle was all wrong, metal was thinner, very little reinforcing around the ball joint. Ended up restoring my originals...
Forum: Heating & Cooling TECH Today, 07:53 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,129
Posted By dataway
As an ex-Navy Nuke ... all I have to do remember...

As an ex-Navy Nuke ... all I have to do remember the formulas for heat transfer in a fluid system. Flow rate is one of the variables ... increase flow rate you increase heat transfer. I don't think I...
Forum: Interior TECH Today, 07:08 AM
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Posted By dataway
I'm the guy that took the mirror apart, the end...

I'm the guy that took the mirror apart, the end result of the thread was that to replace just the glass on the original the most cost effective method would most likely be buying a repop and using...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH Yesterday, 01:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By dataway
Can one of the 68 guys post a pic of how the...

Can one of the 68 guys post a pic of how the vinyl top is finished off at the top of the trunk? Does it end under the trim piece, or does it extend beyond the trim and fold down into the trunk...
Forum: Heating & Cooling TECH Yesterday, 12:51 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,129
Posted By dataway
I think when you compare the difference in fans,...

I think when you compare the difference in fans, air sealing and radiators used in AC cars compared to non-AC the difference should easily make up for the added heat coming from a condenser.
When...
Forum: THE LOBBY Yesterday, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By dataway
Get on tractorByNet.com forum ... and ask there....

Get on tractorByNet.com forum ... and ask there. If they are available someone there will know.
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 05-23-2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By dataway
I am no MC expert by any means ... but have you...

I am no MC expert by any means ... but have you tried removing that bolt and see if the internals will come out?

Last resort if you are replacing all the internals anyway would be maybe drilling a...
Forum: Electrical Tech 05-23-2022, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 164
Posted By dataway
Cool bit of trivia there OG. You seem to have all...

Cool bit of trivia there OG. You seem to have all that stuff :)
Forum: Heating & Cooling TECH 05-23-2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,129
Posted By dataway
I don't think my 68 with AC ever overheated,...

I don't think my 68 with AC ever overheated, plenty of 90 degree weather, seldom saw 100+ .. but then sitting on blacktop on any sunny 90 degree day is probably going to mean 100+ degree air temps.
...
Forum: Heating & Cooling TECH 05-23-2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 394
Posted By dataway
I've got the typical box set of o-rings, kind of...

I've got the typical box set of o-rings, kind of a standard item for a well equipped shop .. but I have doubts about using them in an AC system.
Forum: THE LOBBY 05-23-2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By dataway
I raced road raced vintage motorcycles for 15...

I raced road raced vintage motorcycles for 15 years ... some of the fastest riders were in their 60's. Experience is a huge factor in motorcycle racing.
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 05-22-2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 279
Posted By dataway
I have seen MC with a retainer screw that goes...

I have seen MC with a retainer screw that goes down from the reservoir into the cylinder bore that retains internals ... don't think I've ever seen one on a GM, but they do exist on other types of MC...
Forum: Electrical Tech 05-22-2022, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 164
Posted By dataway
Yep ... I'd swap bulbs from inner to outer to see...

Yep ... I'd swap bulbs from inner to outer to see if the problem follows the bulb.

The original sockets get pretty hinkey after five decades, sometimes you can stuff a bulb in there the wrong way...
Forum: The Body Shop TECH 05-22-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By dataway
Thanks for the tip mrennie, worked nicely. ...

Thanks for the tip mrennie, worked nicely.

Although after using this very expensive little tube of stuff ... seems to me any decent, black, urethane seam sealer would do the same job for MUCH less...
Forum: Garage Sale 05-21-2022, 01:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 46
Posted By dataway
Willow Green interior Dye

I have two new cans of Classic Industries PP835 Willow Green that I would like to get rid off. Just bought it, wrong color for me. Excellent dye compared to SEM offerings. Costs $32 a can....
Forum: 61-77 GTO, Tempest & LeMans Parts WANTED 05-21-2022, 01:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 174
Posted By dataway
Yep mine is a standard AM radio. Late May...

Yep mine is a standard AM radio. Late May Arlington.

Picture below was taken in 1976. My 68 Lemans parts car (May Baltimore) also had white lettering. Both had the short prong on the back.

...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 05-20-2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,100
Posted By dataway
Seemed to look all the same after it's filtered...

Seemed to look all the same after it's filtered through that thick plastic lens. Actually the lens age and yellowing seems to control the color more than the bulb.
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 05-20-2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 421
Posted By dataway
Figures ... I wait months and when I cancel my...

Figures ... I wait months and when I cancel my order and start doing it the hard way the parts come in, checked them a few days ago and they were still out of stock.
I'll save the money for now ......
Forum: 61-77 GTO, Tempest & LeMans Parts WANTED 05-20-2022, 04:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 174
Posted By dataway
My 68 has white lettering.

My 68 has white lettering.
Forum: Interior TECH 05-19-2022, 05:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,740
Posted By dataway
As a follow up. My test piece ... an aerosol...

As a follow up. My test piece ... an aerosol paint can top painted with black lacquer .. using most any cleaner, and rubbing lightly, it can be removed with some time. Not going to happen by...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 05-19-2022, 05:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 238
Posted By dataway
Hehehe ... story of my life, day late, dollar...

Hehehe ... story of my life, day late, dollar short.
Forum: 61-77 GTO, Tempest & LeMans Parts WANTED 05-19-2022, 01:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 57
Posted By dataway
WTB 68 Lemans/GTO Vinyl Top Trim Pieces

I need the long thin vinyl top trim pieces. There are three of them, one long one across the back, one on each rear quarter.
Throw out some offers, thanks.
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