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Forum: maintenance & nonperformance Yesterday, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By nel621
I think people will want to know how stripped the...

I think people will want to know how stripped the engine is currently. Is it just the block? Out of the vehicle? How nice do you want it look?
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By nel621
Top has already been made. I also want the car...

Top has already been made. I also want the car to be as close to OE as possible. It is a 79 model. :nod:
Forum: projects & restorations 03-19-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By nel621
The holes are not there because I had to weld in...

The holes are not there because I had to weld in new patch panels. The trunk emblems are held on with on with 3M and the fender emblems have a small piece of tape behind them for extra security.
Forum: projects & restorations 03-18-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By nel621
Would like your input --- no haters please

I have a project thread here https://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=279856

It is way past time that I get the vinyl top put on the car. The top has been made and just waiting for me to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-18-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By nel621
^ And gloves!

^ And gloves!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-17-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,098
Posted By nel621
Maybe it wasn't obvious for the installers, this...

Maybe it wasn't obvious for the installers, this side up. ????? The door being the hood.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-16-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,014
Posted By nel621
Make sure the in tank pump was wired correctly.

Make sure the in tank pump was wired correctly.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-15-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By nel621
Find the "Green Book" with wire diagrams for your...

Find the "Green Book" with wire diagrams for your year car and as Mr.V has said make your own.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-05-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,733
Posted By nel621
You never did say whether you had the right AMM...

You never did say whether you had the right AMM or checked to see that the pins on the connector weren't fudged from plugging and unplugging the AMM. Just a thought.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 03-04-2020, 09:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,244
Posted By nel621
Interesting that Irv's car is there now.

Interesting that Irv's car is there now.
Forum: showroom 03-03-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 934,484
Posted By nel621
The rarest sunroof option I've seen was on an ES....

The rarest sunroof option I've seen was on an ES. It was the same set up as found on 100/200 series cars. It appeared to have come from the factory that way. The headliner was the same as found on...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-28-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,244
Posted By nel621
The museum in Sweden is great. Had a chance to...

The museum in Sweden is great. Had a chance to visit a few years ago. I wonder what they will do with cars they no longer want to showcase.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By nel621
^ Exactly. Not sure what that number represents....

^ Exactly. Not sure what that number represents. Anyone know for sure???? I think all 200 series have them.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2020, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By nel621
AFAIK the only color combos available for the 81...

AFAIK the only color combos available for the 81 model year was black with black interior, black with tan interior, and the two tone models. I don't think the ice blue color was available for 81 but...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-25-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By nel621
Not sure what the numbers on those plaques are...

Not sure what the numbers on those plaques are for but they don't even correspond to the vin numbers. Also as to the auction car how can it be 30 of 30 when 912 were built in 1981?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2020, 11:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By nel621
I think it would depend on the brand. Not sure...

I think it would depend on the brand. Not sure what is available right now but I had a friend who had a dash cap on his car. The OE dash was black and so was the cap. The cap had a slight texture to...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2020, 10:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By nel621
Do this ...

Do this
http://forums.turbobricks.com/showthread.php?t=309320
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By nel621
That ebay car has terrible paint and the front...

That ebay car has terrible paint and the front seats are not completely original. Has other issues too.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-24-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 882
Posted By nel621
That car has been for before. Notice it has NY...

That car has been for before. Notice it has NY plates but now the car is located in Mass?? The cars were not numbered. I have 2 just like the auction car, 81 two tone paint and a 79 silver/black....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-20-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,177
Posted By nel621
That black wagon would do well on BAT.

That black wagon would do well on BAT.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2020, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,177
Posted By nel621
I'll sell you my 89 with 60k for that price.

I'll sell you my 89 with 60k for that price.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-18-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By nel621
If it ain"t broke ....

If it ain"t broke ....
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-17-2020, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By nel621
Grind it down weld again. Maybe higher heat for...

Grind it down weld again. Maybe higher heat for better penetration. Another weak spot is on the inside frame just above where you would pull to close the door.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2020, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By nel621
Curious. Does the other side look the same as the...

Curious. Does the other side look the same as the driver side?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-10-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By nel621
I do believe he is referring to the trim around...

I do believe he is referring to the trim around the door glass and the 1/4 window window glass. His door glass trim looks faded black , while the rear 1/4 glass is stainless in color.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 592
Posted By nel621
Why not just add the chin spoiler?

Why not just add the chin spoiler?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-07-2020, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,078
Posted By nel621
Don't be surprised if the new hinges don't solve...

Don't be surprised if the new hinges don't solve the problem. You may also have a bent hood.
Forum: projects & restorations 02-06-2020, 11:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,683
Posted By nel621
These wagons are coming out of the woodwork.

These wagons are coming out of the woodwork.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2020, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 986
Posted By nel621
Or a fuel leak (tank).

Or a fuel leak (tank).
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 02-04-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By nel621
If this is a 240 you can try to remove the glove...

If this is a 240 you can try to remove the glove box and then reach behind the ac vents to remove them. They will be in a clip and a bit hard to unclip. Or remove the front section that houses the...
Forum: showroom 02-02-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,785
Posted By nel621
In all 240s the trunk popper switch is located in...

In all 240s the trunk popper switch is located in the glove box.
Forum: showroom 01-31-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 934,484
Posted By nel621
^ What brand model is that?

^ What brand model is that?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2020, 11:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By nel621
I think it's Dave Samuels that sells a better...

I think it's Dave Samuels that sells a better heater "mat".
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By nel621
Worst design ever.

Worst design ever.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By nel621
You should be able to put it all back together...

You should be able to put it all back together like nothing ever happened. The right way is to use new hog rings. You can always use very sturdy cable ties to do the same thing as they will not show.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-28-2020, 02:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By nel621
http://cleanflametrap.com/seatHeater.htm

http://cleanflametrap.com/seatHeater.htm
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-23-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By nel621
You could always try the products that are used...

You could always try the products that are used for plastic headlights. If you don't get good results then a clear/red paint would be the next choice.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-22-2020, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By nel621
You can also use a very small hose, see Arts'...

You can also use a very small hose, see Arts' second pic, to suck up stuff from the vents in front of the windshield. Time consuming but it does help.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,953
Posted By nel621
Hoarders are strange people. I've watched a few...

Hoarders are strange people. I've watched a few episodes of American Pickers where they a find a guy with 50 year stash of car parts and won't sell ONE item at ANY price. Not like the guy is ever...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-19-2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 19,500
Posted By nel621
If it's too nice you won't want to drive it.

If it's too nice you won't want to drive it.
Forum: projects & restorations 01-19-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,953
Posted By nel621
Why keep the place secret? People need parts and...

Why keep the place secret? People need parts and those cars need rescuing. Otherwise that stuff is going to die where it is. You car almost did.
Forum: showroom 01-18-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,041
Posted By nel621
https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/...

https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--0sLVagrK--/c_scale,f_auto,fl_progressive,q_80,w_800/18rhpth49gbwpjpg.jpg...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-18-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 19,500
Posted By nel621
Not even close. Many, many small things to come....

Not even close. Many, many small things to come. OP car looks great!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-17-2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By nel621
Just for giggles i once split a caliper to...

Just for giggles i once split a caliper to rebuild it. No matter how much I torqued the bolts the thing leaked. Not sure where I went wrong. Beware.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-14-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By nel621
Cheap plug for RWC. OP how are your outer window...

Cheap plug for RWC. OP how are your outer window scrapers?
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,100
Posted By nel621
A friend of mine got his hands on a genuine...

A friend of mine got his hands on a genuine railroad air horn. He mounted it to the roof of his RV. That thing would wake people up in a 10 block radius. That thing was CRAZY loud and funny too!
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-12-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By nel621
You can always apply fiberglass resin to the...

You can always apply fiberglass resin to the cards. Also make sure you have the vapor barrier on the door. A shower curtain line makes a cheap alternative to the original, nice and thick.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-06-2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 957
Posted By nel621
The bracket may also be too tight to the door...

The bracket may also be too tight to the door panel.
Forum: showroom 01-02-2020, 12:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 48,973
Posted By nel621
I tried to donate a like new with the box car...

I tried to donate a like new with the box car seat to Goodwill. They said to toss it in the trash.
Forum: showroom 01-01-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 48,973
Posted By nel621
^ I wonder if those seats are compliant with the...

^ I wonder if those seats are compliant with the new regulations?
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