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    Help! Same problem for years

    I had the exact thing happening on my 72 big block. Tried everything like you did. At the time I was running a Mallory dual point distributor with mechanical advance. Awesome distributor BTW. I...
  2. Thread: High temp 454

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    High temp 454

    Quite a while back I posted a question about my 72 454 with A/C overheating sitting at stop lights or stuck in traffic especially if it was a warm day. I ran into a 68-72 NCRS judge here in my home...
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    Thanks eveyone!!

    I spent the last few days and cleaned all fluid from the differential and inspected it carefully. I didn't see any major cracks but the diff was painted 16 years ago so it may hide a hairline crack....
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    Differential fill plug

    72 differential fill plug seems to be leaking. It takes a 5/8 open end wrench on plug but no room to swing wrench ( because of spare tire bucket and half shaft). Is there a tool out there that I can...
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    Rear window date code location

    Where exactly should the NCRS correct placement of the date code for the removable rear window be located on an October 71 production of a 72 coupe? Thanks.
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    WTB 70-73 tail light housings

    Wanted in excellent condition 2 rear tail light housings marked "GUIDE 19 SAE STDB 68-AR71 and 2 housings marked GUIDE 19 SAE STDB 68. Both housings have no fibre optic holes. Thanks.
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    Early 72...T3 headlights or powerbeam?

    Did an early 72 ( October 71 production) come originally with the T3 headlight bulbs ( triangle with vertical lines ) I think the GM #4001. Or did they come with the GM powerbeam bulbs. I think that...
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    Thanks everyone you guys are great!!!!! All the...

    Thanks everyone you guys are great!!!!! All the info I needed, Perfect!!!
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    What alternator?

    Trying to find out what year a 1100597 61amp alternator is from? Anyone know? The date code is not readable. Thanks.
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    Not exactly sure about the 427 heads part but you...

    Not exactly sure about the 427 heads part but you can get original style dated braided plug wires at Paragon for $130.00. The thing about the original plug wires is they have the exact angle at the...
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    If you are using the large tube hooker/ hedman...

    If you are using the large tube hooker/ hedman headers use the NGK YR-5 spark plug with the original style braided plug wires. You will never cook another wire again.
  12. Thread: Factory Alarm

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    When I first got my 72 the alarm didn't work....

    When I first got my 72 the alarm didn't work. After alot searching and testing with a meter I found the wires from the drivers door switch to the relay had slightly heated together and shorted. These...
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    WTB...72 owners manual 1st edtion

    I have an original 72 second edition manual but need the 72 first edition manual ( believe it was a Sept. 71 printing) as my car was a late 71 production car.
  14. Ebay has a set on auction right now,$300. Ya,...

    Ebay has a set on auction right now,$300. Ya, steep but they are getting rare.
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    WTB-rear window glass for 71 coupe

    Looking for factory tinted removable rear window glass date coded anywhere from Aug to Oct. 71. Must be in good to excellent condition, metal frame not needed.
  16. Thread: T bar removal

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    My 72 had the chrome/stainless steel top piece...

    My 72 had the chrome/stainless steel top piece that had 4 screws at the front nearest the windshield but a friend gave a t-bar from a 69 that had no screw holes and was just nicely buffed so I...
  17. Thread: Winter storage

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    O.K. I know it gets cold here in Canada and I've...

    O.K. I know it gets cold here in Canada and I've been told I go way over board but.......... I jack up the car,put it on jack stands, remove the tires and store them on a stand. I also remove each...
  18. Thread: Glass T tops

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    Help! I'd really like to see the pics of those tops...

    I'd really like to see the pics of those tops because I have a set that have been in my garage for 20 years. I never use them as I have always used the stock t-tops for shows and cruise nights. The...
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    Yes, when I did the u joints about 4 years ago I...

    Yes, when I did the u joints about 4 years ago I did the fluid change and only now am I having this noise. I didn't put the GM special additive in until the noise appeared and it doesn't seem to...
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    72 differential noise?

    72, 454, automatic trans., stock rear gear. I noticed a slight grinding/clunking noise coming from the rear. The noise only happens when I turn left at idle speed anything faster there is no noise. I...
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    replacing igniton switch 72 tilt/tele

    Anyone have any experience with replacing the ignition switch on a 72 coupe with tilt/ telescopic? I have the 72 shop manual but only have replaced switches on non-tilt steering columns.
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    correct center caps for a 72?

    I have 2 sets of center caps.One cap has 3925805 GW 552504 ( HB in a hexagon) and Canada stamped around the center with 2 79 near the center. The other has 2504 directly in the center with K.D. below...
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    Having trouble with pics to CAC. Send me an...

    Having trouble with pics to CAC. Send me an e-mail address that can take about 130k for each pic. Thanks, Peter. You can e-mail direct to bbls5@hotmail.com if you like.
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    I have an extra Q-jet solenoid bracket part...

    I have an extra Q-jet solenoid bracket part #42682 e-mail me for pics. Also have a bracket for a Holley no part# on it but can send pic. Thanks.
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    We will be going to Fort Meyers about 1 to 1.5...

    We will be going to Fort Meyers about 1 to 1.5 hours from Ft. Lauderdale. We don't have alot of vette shops here in Ontario and the ones I usually get parts from flatten my wallet....... so any good...
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