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Forum: projects & restorations 06-24-2020, 04:59 PM
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Posted By matt b
That's cool! Stock seatbelts in those cars are...

That's cool! Stock seatbelts in those cars are nice but modern belts are just better if you're not hung up on period correct, etc....

How bad was the ticket from CHP ?
Forum: projects & restorations 10-09-2019, 10:45 AM
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Posted By matt b
If you ever want to mimick the Volvo 123GT tach...

If you ever want to mimick the Volvo 123GT tach without spending $300-$450, look at Smiths tachs on Ebay. They were on many British cars and can be scored cheap.

I love that last pic, makes me...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-25-2019, 07:33 PM
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Posted By matt b
Congrats, it really came out great. You...

Congrats, it really came out great. You definitely did that car justice with the mods and work done on it.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-18-2019, 10:48 AM
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Posted By matt b
Nice work, great progress. Look up "Quick...

Nice work, great progress.

Look up "Quick Glo Chrome Cleaner" for your bumpers, you'd be amazed by the shine you would get from using the stuff. They would probably match the shine of your mirrors.
Forum: projects & restorations 09-16-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 88,208
Posted By matt b
Congrats! It's a big milestone and I'm glad...

Congrats! It's a big milestone and I'm glad you're using the VCOA meet as a deadline to have a show worthy car.

Keep the updates coming!
Forum: projects & restorations 07-31-2019, 03:56 PM
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Posted By matt b
One of the best sets of carbs to run on those...

One of the best sets of carbs to run on those engines! Why cable vs traditional linkage ? Looks or performance ?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 88,208
Posted By matt b
If you wrap your exhaust, I think you'll be just...

If you wrap your exhaust, I think you'll be just fine.

If you decide to plug the holes in your firewall to avoid water or draft getting into the cabin, Harbor Freight sells a box of rubber...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-06-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 88,208
Posted By matt b
Looks clean, I agree that the factory routes were...

Looks clean, I agree that the factory routes were a little odd. And with changes related to different model years, it can get messy.

You may want to shield the line on the passenger side, the...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 88,208
Posted By matt b
Yeah, it's super messy. It stinks and probably...

Yeah, it's super messy. It stinks and probably costs you brain cells as you apply it.

They sell a kit, where you etch the metal after cleaning it, then apply the POR15. That's what I did. I...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 88,208
Posted By matt b
My first Amazon was done in POR15, the stuff is...

My first Amazon was done in POR15, the stuff is amazing. I only owned the car for a few years but POR15 + Dynamat was amazing. It was quiet, especially when it comes to rocks being kicked up onto the...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-25-2018, 11:24 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 88,208
Posted By matt b
Digging the handle. If you want to clean it up...

Digging the handle. If you want to clean it up without re-chroming it, try this stuff: Quick Glo...
Forum: projects & restorations 09-23-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 88,208
Posted By matt b
I had a Moto Lita on my last Amazon. Let me know...

I had a Moto Lita on my last Amazon. Let me know if the info isn't on TB and I'll post it up. Wooden wheels look great in these cars.


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Forum: projects & restorations 09-10-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 88,208
Posted By matt b
I think have bought and sold 5 Amazons since you...

I think have bought and sold 5 Amazons since you bought yours but what you have done with yours continues to inspire me. Glad you're making progress on it again, it will be amazing I'm sure.

I...
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