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    Yikes!!! I guess I'll quite messing around with...

    Yikes!!! I guess I'll quite messing around with it and get it fixed. It was pretty temperamental today driving it.... almost died twice.
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    Thanks everyone for your post. The tachometer...

    Thanks everyone for your post. The tachometer problem stopped altogether - was just something weird that day and the behavior has minimized but I do agree with everyone's suggestions. I will tell...
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    Odd Behavior - Any Theories?

    Hi Folks. I've got some weird behavior going on. Tried to search but didn't find any threads. Three things are happening, which lead me to think it might be electrical but everything else is...
  4. OEM or Stainless Steel Frame Mount Bolts?

    Question - these really are for my 71 camaro but certainly applies to any frame-off restoration. It seems one can get "stainless steel" frame bolts for A LOT more money than the OEM black oxidized,...
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    The first head gasket replacement was not because...

    The first head gasket replacement was not because of overheating... it just spring a leak because of electrolysis and the factory not putting on the correct type of head gasket to buffer against...
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    Thanks guys! I'm gonna pull the plugs first...

    Thanks guys! I'm gonna pull the plugs first today and see what story they tell. The more I think about it the more I'm remembering some other things... like rough idling (although the car has been...
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    I have wired my fans to run all the time......

    I have wired my fans to run all the time... living in Tucson with summer heat around 115 degrees you have to do this so the car doesn't normally get above 180 BUT I did overheat it once about a year...
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    Thanks... that is good to know. Someone messaged...

    Thanks... that is good to know. Someone messaged me and said its unlikely to be the oil cooler because there is more pressure in the oil system than the water system... which makes sense. I have a...
  9. Question: I started a thread today with the same issue. ...

    I started a thread today with the same issue. Here is my question about the compression check - How can a compression check differentiate between a blown gasket and a head/block crack? I just...
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    How do you test the oil cooler?

    How do I test an oil cooler to see if there is some kind of breach inside it potentially causing water to get in my oil? Can these actually be tested? Do they fail and cause this to happen often? ...
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    Actually I just read this could be a failure of...

    Actually I just read this could be a failure of the oil cooler itself.... has anyone had that happen? I guess if that has happened I would have oil in my coolant too, yes? Also, just an FYI, it has...
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    Water In Oil - HELP

    Well, my worst fears are confirmed - there is definitely water in my oil. Don't you just love it when you pull the drain plug and the milky mess comes out. I put new head gaskets on the car about...
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    Believe it or not, O'Reilly Auto (the old Checker...

    Believe it or not, O'Reilly Auto (the old Checker Auto). Only one of their stores in town had it. I even had called around to see if anyone could rebuild the one I had and no one was willing! ...
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    FOUND ONE!!! Took some driving around to...

    FOUND ONE!!! Took some driving around to different parts places yesterday but I got it! Woo Hoo!!!! Thanks All!
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    No need. I don't need a picture. I know exactly...

    No need. I don't need a picture. I know exactly what the problem is (besides the varying bolt hole sizes)... its the surface where the tube bolts up. On the ones I've tried its about 1/4 inch...
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    I'm having the EXACT same problem with my 90. ...

    I'm having the EXACT same problem with my 90. How do you get this solved?
  17. Well the section that was leaking is still in the...

    Well the section that was leaking is still in the car. I know exactly where it was leaking and I actually think it was my fault. About three years ago I had to completely change the head gaskets on...
  18. ECSS, this car I purchased from Michigan.... and...

    ECSS, this car I purchased from Michigan.... and you can imagine what the undercarriage bolts look like. Trying to get that crossbar off with the rust would have been almost impossible.... didn't...
  19. What a PAIN. I did get the impossible bolt out...

    What a PAIN. I did get the impossible bolt out but then what happens is you can't get that pipe out NO MATTER WHAT YOU DO. You have to lift the motor and I absolutely was not going to do that. ...
  20. I guess I could just run a rubber heater hose...

    I guess I could just run a rubber heater hose under the car somehow instead for the short-term. I'm guessing the aluminum line was more for aesthetics and to keep things "solid" and out of the way. ...
  21. Challenge Question - Bypassing oil filter coolant line? Is that possible?

    Ok folks. First, I know this is likely an "unethical" question, so to speak, but I'm desperate to get this car running right now as all my cars are down! This is one of my daily drivers. I have a...
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    Oh no.... he helped me on so many occasions over...

    Oh no.... he helped me on so many occasions over the years. Very very sad. He will be missed!
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    Help! Did you end up replacing the top on your own? ...

    Did you end up replacing the top on your own? How hard was it?
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    Did you install this top on your own? If so how...

    Did you install this top on your own? If so how difficult was it?
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    Is this a master cylinder malfunction?

    Howdy y'all. I have a question regarding my 68. I had to replace one of my calipers (front driver's side). No problem. Did that, bled the brakes, got all the air out. But now it feels like there...
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