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Bill Hanlon

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  • My Avanti
    1983 RQB 3752

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  1. I had a mustang with this issue, it ended up being the torque converter. See attached article http://www.agcoauto.com/content/news/p2_articleid/203
  2. Yes. First I removed as much of the old binding material by slipping sand paper between and I used my Oscillating saw with the below fitting where separation was the largest. Wipe down with mineral spirits. Apply the epoxy. Then clamp being careful that you are aligning the inner and outer hood. I let the product cure for over 24 hours. I did one side at a time. rockwell
  3. I used a 3m panel bond product to correct the separation of the inner and outer skin of the hood. My issue was along the front outer edge and about 50% up the passenger side. So far it is holding up after one season. https://www.amazon.com/3M-Adhesive-Manual-Applicator-Sticker/dp/B00KSF9TCW/ref=asc_df_B00KSF9TCW/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312198394684&hvpos=1o3&hvnetw=g&hvrand=16426298871750729568&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=m&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9011523&hvtargid=pla-569426468864&psc=1
  4. I performed this project in the spring of this year. You do the project from the exterior. When bringing up the one side the other started separating. I did it one side at a time and it is now in and does not leak. To prepare the metal edged and get the old epoxy out I used a oscillating saw with a rasp tool bit https://www.lowes.com/pd/ROCKWELL-Sonicrafter-Carbide-Oscillating-Tool-Rasp/50188775 I built a jig out of thin ply wood and glued an old towel to to the bottom to protect the paint and to spread the compression load from the clamps. See the attached photo.
  5. I have them on my 1983 and they look great. I receive positive comments about them The below picture is the best that I have access to at this time.
  6. The round vent is for air intake to the blower fans.
  7. I jack on the front crossmember at the steering pivot point. And place the jack stands rear of the front wheels near the start of the x frame. This allows access to all of the lube points. I do not know if this is the ideal position but it works for me. I look forward to hearing other suggestions/recommendations.
  8. I have the trouble shoot and install brochure that came with the 1983. It contains a lot of detail on the proper set up. (30 pages Dana Corporation 1980) PM me your address and I will copy and mail it to you. My scanner only does one page at a time otherwise I would post it. I have this same project on my “nice to do list” but I have a lot of “must do” in front of it. Bill Hanlon
  9. Thank you guys! Dave was able to help me with this obscure part. It is almost “crowd sourcing”. Bill
  10. Bottom is cracked PO repair is leaking. Any help appreciated. Bill
  11. My 1983 has an extendable front on the seat part and is different from the 1980 as pictured.
  12. If you find a suitable Windshield Washer reservoir replacement let us know. It is not high on my must due list but it is on my nice to do list. I have been chasing issues and solutions for 5+ years and finding great satisfaction in the chase and solving each issue as they come up. In my case time and $$ are the limiting factors not the list of problems to address.
  13. I would like the vent cables. Send me details to get you the funds Bill Hanlon
  14. Looks like power lock rams.
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