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  1. Gary S replied to the thread God - I hate Florida.

    I've never been to Florida so I can't comment on that, but I do hate flat tires. They always delay my plans for the day. Luckily, they...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 6:50 PM
  2. Gary S replied to the thread LED Conversion - Side Marker Issues.

    The side markers operate with both wires switchable between +12 and ground. The +12 and the ground both are supplied by the flasher...

    Jun 25, 2019 at 4:35 PM
  3. Gary S replied to the thread Belts for my 1973 Z28.

    Your local auto parts stores can tell you what belts you need..................and they have them in stock to sell to you.

    Jun 25, 2019 at 3:34 PM
  4. Gary S replied to the thread VIN and Trim Tag Confusion.

    The link posted above sends me to a car with the VIN 1Q87T3N171600 and a cowl tag build date of 05C. Those numbers line up with each...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 9:04 PM
  5. Gary S replied to the thread Lost power to key on.

    If your lights, gauges, wipers, etc work, look at the ignition switch for the failure. If none of those things work, look at the fusable...

    Jun 24, 2019 at 8:54 PM
  6. Gary S replied to the thread Won’t Stay Running.

    Do you have a pressure regulator on the electric pump? Carbs won't accept high pressure in the fuel system. I'm guessing you would be...

    Jun 23, 2019 at 7:23 PM
  7. Gary S replied to the thread 81 thermostat housing sensors.

    Have you checked your local auto parts stores? Just tell them what you want and they likely have them.

    Jun 23, 2019 at 6:07 PM
  8. Gary S replied to the thread Separate middle parking brake cable from rear?.

    What year car? On my '70, the assembly manual shows a bolt and nut holding them together. I've never had mine apart so I don't know for...

    Jun 23, 2019 at 4:33 PM
  9. Gary S replied to the thread Won’t Stay Running.

    Is your idle speed correct? If not, try to figure out what changed that affects the idle. Assuming you have an auto tranny, idle speed...

    Jun 23, 2019 at 11:52 AM
  10. Gary S replied to the thread Computer problem.

    You can easily test the hardware by downloading a live CD image with Linux on it. Then, boot it from the CD and if it runs, the hardware...

    Jun 23, 2019 at 10:43 AM
  11. Gary S replied to the thread Anyone have torque curve for a stock sbc 400?.

    The only information I can find is that Chevy rated the stock low compression 400 small block at 325 ft/lb at 2000 rpms. That number is...

    Jun 21, 2019 at 6:37 PM
  12. Gary S replied to the thread Trim tag is confusing.

    I don't think that anybody knows for sure what those extra stamped numbers are on the trim tags. They were added after the tag was on...

    Jun 21, 2019 at 10:32 AM
  13. Gary S replied to the thread 1979 Camaro rear differential.

    They are the same. 80-W90 was used originally before synthetics were easily available. Today, most synthetics call their oil 75-W90...

    Jun 20, 2019 at 5:12 PM
  14. Gary S replied to the thread 1979 Camaro rear differential.

    Not a posi. Now, if you count the teeth on the ring and on the pinion, you can figure out your ratio. Or, simply turn the ring gear and...

    Jun 20, 2019 at 2:49 PM
  15. Gary S replied to the thread Best replacement Heater Core brand?.

    Go to your local auto parts store and pick up whatever brand they sell. Then, if it doesn't fit, you take it right back. If you do that,...

    Jun 20, 2019 at 11:32 AM


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