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  1. Has anyone added a 'Tachometer Filter'? I have a HEI ignition and the Tachometer does not seem to be reading correctly and is jumping. If you have, has it worked and what brand did you use?
  2. i have a bag of them but since my last offering to you on another item and you don't know how to write a check and then never replied back, I'll pass.
  3. I am in the final leg of my 78, body off restoration. I have all of the interior pieces including the floor carpet and the trunk carpet. I even have some of the cardboard backers. I also have all the old nuts and bolts as I replaced everything but those are going to metal scrapper. I can't guarantee that all the pieces are there as some disintegrated and some got ripped uninstalling. But I used them as the templates for my new interior. If anybody wants them, they can have them but they either have to pick up in the Chicago area or pay shipping. Otherwise I will discard them OR I will be in South Bend for the October show/swap, but really don't want to keep them that long
  4. there is an article in the latest issue of the Avanti magazine about sunroof repair
  5. This is for a GM compressor.. look like what you need?
  6. I might have one let check.
  7. Thanks for sharing. I think I know what my problem was. Since I am doing the interior myself, I did not leave enough material on the inside of the post for the rubber to sit down on and it was trying to push the rubber back off. I had glued the vinyl on the door side of the post and pulled it tight around the window flange. I am removing the material and will now glue it on BOTH side of the flange. Or maybe only glue it on the inside. Anybody have any comments about NOT wrapping it around the flange.
  8. I tried to install a windshield this weekend on a 78. I followed all the advice given in previous posts. End result I cracked the windshield! I had the rubber on the glass with 3M bedding compound. I had the stainless installed and taped down. I marked the center on the gun-sight both on glass and body. I marked the top center of the glass and frame. I had the rope installed and 3 other helpers. I added 3M bedding to the window frame. Everything was going good. glass was centered, rope was pulling out and rubber was sitting onto the inside flange. The problem was the rubber, on the sides (A Pillar) was rotating and pulling off the glass. As we used plastic putty knives and pushed and tried to roll the rubber back I guess we pushed a little too hard. POP. Any ideas why it would not sit over the flange? Sorry, no pictures as after it cracked I, i pulled all back out. ( I think there may have been a few bad words). Could the it have been the vinyl wrapped around pillar was too thick? Dan Booth had mentioned to add fiberglass fillers to the A-Pillars but I didn't understand what he meant. I am trying to find a windshield (in the Chicago area to avoid shipping) to try it again. I don't know if I can find a auto window installer in the area that would know how to do it any better. Anybody have any suggestions as to what I did wrong? things to change before attempting again?
  9. I also used the H7137 brake kit for all hardware and springs
  10. Thanks Brad. I am embarrassed that I had to ask! After posting I found the old rubber and yes, it slid in the extrusion. After I compared the profile of it and the new piece, I saw my error. what is more frustrating is that I ordered a rubber kit for a 78, from one of the major vendors and I got this piece. I’ll check out the other options you listed More cost and more time lost.! thanks for responding Brad
  11. i have the same channel but the rubber piece I received in my 'Rubber Kit' will not fit into the channel. per the pictures it would appear that it sits on top of the channel. There are 6 holes in both the channel and the rubber but only 5 of them line up! If I am correct then there is a hollow space between the metal channel and the Rubber? unfortunately this is one area a forgot to take a lot of pictures when disassembling! It's been a few years since I disassembled it. I am assuming that when installing on the body the order is: Butyl Rubber caulk, Rain Gutter, Metal Channel, Rubber?? There was a note I put on one of the channel that said 1/4 foam. I figured this was between the rain gutter and the metal channel? Is the metal channel then exposed to the outside of body above the Door? should this painted the same color as the body or would black like rubber be acceptable? Do I need to add any chalking or gasketing between the Metal Channel and the Rubber? Any help here would be appreciated.
  12. Opps meant sent email. What do you want for it?
  13. Sent address via messenger
  14. Need a little help here. Still waiting on my car to get back from painters (2nd time) and I am buffing the trim. Seems I am missing one of these. It is the joiner between the trim on the front of the door opening to the drip rail above the door. It might be the same as the joiner on the inside console trim but I don’t have the car here to compare. Does anybody have one? Yes I know of Nostolgic and Meyers but thought I would try here 1st. Thanks
  15. I’m also using a little rubbing compound with the steel wool on the worst scratches. Then polishing compound
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