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  1. Not Mine... Sounds like a good deal https://studebaker-info.org/avantiRQBx3.html#rqb3660
  2. I gutted my Avanti interior to renovate it. If my memory is still accurate, removing the Evaporator went like this / Side console panels (underdash) where the A/C air intake is / remove front air distribution grille, switches, thermocouple, etc. / Remove radio / Remove A/C hoses from expansion valve / tie the hoses off to the right side / Remove heater-blower assembly behind glovebox / undo the obvious electrical connections then you can see enough to unbolt the large dual cage fan and evaporator. / It has to come out on the passenger side.
  3. My 70 was delivered with metallic lime green paint and an interior using avocado vinyl with black, white and yellow houndstooth seat inserts.... YahHhhhh! I bought it as a demo car and the interior only lasted a few months before I had the seats reupholstered in olive green suede.
  4. Yes and I think was for sale again late last year
  5. I was told that back pressure on the impeller is required over a certain RPM or else it will cavitate, however I've never heard of an airscrew cavitating, only a boat propeller. So, the obvious issue would be the internals. I wonder if this ancient warning applies to the newer bronze parts and higher pressure spring packs...
  6. Well, this was done back in the late 90's and I bought the column at a Carlisle Spring Swap Meet. The measurement was from notes I had taken with me. That figure stayed in my head, so it's pretty accurate. The info I had at the time, I believe mentioned a Camaro and the Panel truck, but they were both the same measurement. The difference being one had a floor shift and the other a column shift. Likely I opted for what was available and modified it for my purposes. The lower shift linkage loop had to be removed and there was no issue, either mechanically or cosmetically. The upper hous
  7. I used a tilt column from a 69 GM panel truck w/column shift in my 70 Avanti. Had to cut off the lower shift linkage loop and fabricate an under dash mounting bracket. Length was exact and the spline fit the upper steering box rag joint connector. (~29.5" long . If I remember correctly)
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