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« Reply #8360 on: October 20, 2019, 05:21:19 AM »
Did he buy it used? :lol:




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« Reply #8361 on: October 20, 2019, 08:45:47 AM »
Did he buy it used? :lol:

Low miles, Sat in a barn.

Only had two prior horses, still on the original harness.
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« Reply #8362 on: October 20, 2019, 09:11:25 AM »
He said (and looked like) he bought it new, LOL. I have a somewhat related story to comment about the harness and horse. Quite a few years ago a buggy came onto our jobsite without a driver (he was at the dentist across the street and the horse came loose from the hitching post). The horse stepped over the curb onto a side walk ok, but when the buggy hit, it spooked the horse, the buggy flipped on its side and he took off. He hit the silt fence, the kind with chain link, and tripped. Horse landing on the ground on one side, buggy caught up in the fence on the other side. Plumber was a horse person was concerned the horse broke its leg, or if it didn't stand up quickly it would lay there and die. Harness was all caught up and the only way we could free the horse was to cut it off. By the time the Amish guy showed up, we had the buggy and the horse up. He gave us no thanks and was quite upset that we cut the harness. In this case the harness was worth more to him than the horse. Oh and the buggy sideswiped the electricians pickup and tore it up as well. It made for quite an exciting morning!!!
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« Reply #8363 on: October 20, 2019, 09:39:46 AM »
Did he or do they have insurance? No need to answer...




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« Reply #8364 on: October 20, 2019, 04:00:59 PM »
On a well-needed vacation; mrs. want to swim with Hawaiian Green turtles so we are in Maui.

Last night we went to the local dragstrip and watched for a few hours - lotta rails for such a small population!  This morning at 3am hear about 2 seconds of skidding and a muted crash just outside our building.  Thought about throwing on some clothes and helping if needed but thought no.  Turned out to be the hat trick of stupid:  Mustang, alcohol and high speed




https://mauinow.com/2019/10/20/maui-man-arrested-for-negligent-homicide-excessive-speed-dui-following-fatal-kihei-crash/

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« Reply #8365 on: October 20, 2019, 05:43:30 PM »
Well that didn't end well.

Hope you are enjoying Hawaii! Been thinking about a trip there. Have kids 10&12 so night life is not important.
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« Reply #8366 on: October 21, 2019, 01:27:03 PM »
Woops! how not to park. We went there for our honeymoon 30+ years ago. Wife got strept throat and was miserable for about half the time. That and he she hates long plane rides so I doubt I will get back there.
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« Reply #8367 on: October 21, 2019, 01:28:36 PM »
Yes Jack, the Amish guy did have insurance that covered all of the damages. Silly thing was the electrician had a hot rodded mazda pickup. Custom paint, and all. This was the only day he brought it in to show us guys on the job site.
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« Reply #8368 on: October 21, 2019, 01:50:21 PM »
It's funny, I've actually sold a lot of parts to guys in Hawaii. They always pay for the shipping too which is crazy, but no other way I suppose.

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« Reply #8369 on: October 21, 2019, 03:19:28 PM »
No other way indeed - they love their Amazon Prime, at least the 2 duffers I was chatting with at the track implied.

10 and 12?  perfect for snorkeling if they are strong swimmers and it wears them out fast.  Lots to look at at the state parks.
 Kihei is nice for family stuff, easy to get around and park.

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« Reply #8370 on: October 21, 2019, 06:19:40 PM »
Today I had one of the two new tires for the front of my truck mounted & balanced. I won't let anyone touch my truck unless absolutely necessary because the "techs" here are generally stupid or on drugs or alcohol. Many are both stupid and on something, so I don't want anyone even changing a wheel as I've seen the things they screw up and had to fix them on customer cars. Anyway, I bring one wheel to a Tire Kingdom as I've installed the spare tire on the truck so no one has to touch the truck. I specifically state "I DO NOT WANT DYNAMIC BALANCE, JUST STATIC BALANCE THE WHEEL AND PUT THE WEIGHTS ON THE INSIDE LIP. I DO NOT WANT ANY WEIGHTS ON THE FRONT OF THE WHEEL." This pic  is what I found when I got home. Do'h I shoulda checked at the shop because I do know the techs in shops here are really bad. Saw the front of the wheel at the shop with no weights and thought they did it correctly. Rest of the saga below the pic.

EDIT: I should have mentioned because many of you guys aren't tire techs who should know, but static balancing is done with just one set of weight to offset the imbalance while dynamic balancing also does side to side so there's often weights placed on the inside and outside of the wheel. Road force balancing is another thing that can also be done which takes into consideration hard sections of rubber, belts etc.. With static balancing there shouldn't be weights opposite of each other as seen in my wheel. Static balancing can be done with an old fashioned bubble balance like we did when I was a kid.



This is a 2000 F-350 dually I bought in '06. When I first got I looked at the spare which looked original and thought "well it's never been used, so although it's getting old it's just a spare for emergencies." and proceeded to drive the truck back and forth to FL from CT with a 24' enclosed while moving. Confident that I had a spare in case of any problem and a AAA card in my pocket I wouldn't think anything of driving through NYC down the Jersey pike through DC and what not, usually at night to avoid heavy traffic with such a big truck/trailer combo.  Drive to drag strips, road courses, and land speed races all over the East coast, all while towing the enclosed with the bird in it.

Because of my tire problem this week I needed to use the spare. So I got out the special handle to lower the spare and to my surprise there was an anti theft socket required that fits into the tire winch way up under the bed in the back of the truck. Of course I didn't get the socket when I bought the truck so I had to disassemble the back of the truck to remove the anti theft device. So for you guys who've bought used trucks with spares mounted like this look way up in the tube for the spare tire handle with a good flashlight and make sure you don't have one of these anti theft things or you have the special socket.  I'm lucky I never needed the spare out on the road! Spares 20 years old now so gonna swap it. Of course "While I'm doing this..... " always slows me down so I cleaned & painted the exhaust while I had the bumper and stuff out of the way.





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« Reply #8371 on: October 21, 2019, 08:50:43 PM »
Oh wow. That's a good public service announcement.  Never would have thought of that. What a pain having to tear apart your truck just to get the spare off. Good thing you weren't stranded....
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« Reply #8372 on: October 21, 2019, 09:08:23 PM »
Had to do something similar with my daughters car except she got a flat and did not have the tool to remove the wheel. I wasted a perfectly good socket removing the wheel.




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« Reply #8373 on: October 22, 2019, 07:16:07 AM »
Good Advice, my son and I were just talking about that spare tire setup the other day. Its something that should be maintained on a regular basis, especially in the north east or if the truck is run through mud (construction sites). I had a flat on the NE extension of the PA turnpike and had a hard time getting the tire to come down, the mechanism was all corroded up. On the older trucks its about like a scavenger hunt finding all of the parts too. Some are under the hood, others are under the seat.
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« Reply #8374 on: October 22, 2019, 07:50:25 AM »
Yep sad to say but you pretty much don't need wheel locks these days. Now crooks just steal the whole Truck !!  My engine builders wife went in store 5 to 10 min. Came out and her 1987 Silverado was gone!  Never to be seen again! 

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« Reply #8375 on: October 22, 2019, 08:10:17 AM »
I just read an article in Old Cars magazine, a guy stopped by Walmart for a quick item, the theft of his 1978 corvette was caught on security camera. Took 19 seconds!
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« Reply #8376 on: October 22, 2019, 08:37:00 AM »
Yup. That is why I want to put a hood locking mechanism and a engine disable system in. Be it a switch or something.
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« Reply #8377 on: October 22, 2019, 09:25:05 AM »
Good idea. I think I have pretty good insurance, but who wants to have to go through that nonsense. I dont really think about twice when I leave my car parked, I just figure people may look at it but not touch, guess I being too naïve.
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82 Firebird - Sold
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« Reply #8378 on: October 22, 2019, 10:31:12 AM »
If you google it the video/news broadcast is out there. Happened in Sterling Heights, MI
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« Reply #8379 on: October 22, 2019, 10:37:29 AM »
Man, I wish our 19 year old trucks were that clean! I wouldn't even be able to get the bumper off without breaking several bolts. Although, I'd have no reason to because the spare would've rotted off 10 years ago.  :lol:
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« Reply #8380 on: October 22, 2019, 02:34:57 PM »
Had to do something similar with my daughters car except she got a flat and did not have the tool to remove the wheel. I wasted a perfectly good socket removing the wheel.

Been liquidating a massive tool collection for a buddy of mine. Here's a set of wheel lock removal sockets. They're 1/2" drive, Made in USA, and can be yours for only $75.00 + shipping. Hammer the correct size one on and insert impact or ratchet and you can take the other three locks off the car!



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« Reply #8381 on: October 23, 2019, 12:34:53 PM »
It was such a nice fall day today, I decided to take the ol' gal out for a spin.  This picture was taken from my security system when I left the house...

https://photos.app.goo.gl/J7WotJYigN52nPeU8



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« Reply #8382 on: October 23, 2019, 01:31:11 PM »
Nice security cameras. I need to get a set that I can access from my phone.  Those have great definition.
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« Reply #8383 on: October 23, 2019, 02:40:00 PM »
Nice looking car, and it did look like a nice day for a drive. What kind of cameras do you have? I would like to get a set and update the dinosaur system I have.
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85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
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« Reply #8384 on: October 23, 2019, 03:02:55 PM »
FWIW, Lorex makes some nice wired systems. If you want to go a little cheaper and easier install, Blink makes decent cameras for the price and what you get. They’re all wireless. I have 5 around my house and I’m happy with them for what they are.
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« Reply #8385 on: October 23, 2019, 04:19:23 PM »
Nice looking car, and it did look like a nice day for a drive. What kind of cameras do you have? I would like to get a set and update the dinosaur system I have.

The system I have is made by EZVIZ.  It has 8 cameras(wired) and records continuously and keeps it stored on its DVR for about 9 days.  You can also add mics to the cameras and you can set up alerts on any of the cameras that pick up any motion like the front door when your parts are delivered.  I had mine professionally installed since it's a wired system.  The system has software that allows you to view your cameras on your phone and on your PC.  I have no complaints on the system and EZVIZ makes a lot of different cameras.  Thanks for the compliment on my car too!

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« Reply #8386 on: October 25, 2019, 01:39:52 PM »
Today I realized that it has been some time since I posted anything on here.  Wife took on a new job in a different department at work so she stays later now (we work at the same place) and by the time we get home, cook dinner and take the critters out, I'm pretty much done.  I hope to get the GTA out for a few more drives this year.  Took it to a cruise night about an hour and a half away from the house a few weeks ago and really enjoyed it.  Its nice to have it legal and to have the personal historic plates and get questions about it when we stop.  Only hiccup it had on the trip was it died at a couple intersections............most likely a fuel filter.  The Mrs even enjoyed having the windows down and just cruising.
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« Reply #8387 on: October 26, 2019, 06:42:35 AM »
We know you dont go far Bill, lol. Nice to be able to take the car out and enjoy it. My wife is NOT a car person, however I think she is starting to warm up a bit. We started to go to a cruise night (actually afternoon) this past summer that is held at a crab house. She gets to pick crabs, I get to exercise the T/A. Since we started that she now will go with me when I take it out just because.
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79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
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85 T/A - Sold
85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
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« Reply #8388 on: October 26, 2019, 06:43:37 AM »
I have a lorex system that is wired, but its a dinosaur by todays standards. I would like to upgrade to wireless and something that I can see with my phone.
Finished!
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79 TATA 4sp-Next Project?
79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
86 Grand Prix - Sold
85 T/A - Sold
85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
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'39-BSA Gold Star
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'52-Ariel Red Hunter
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« Reply #8389 on: October 27, 2019, 08:58:55 AM »
So, I ordered new fasteners for my front end project, adjusting screws, springs, nose arrow etc. Most of the stuff came from Ames (which is all good quality). I ordered the long plastic nut thingys from NPD. I don't ever remember ordering anything from them before and figured I would give them a shot. Ames stuff came in a few days. 8 days later I am still waiting on the NPD shipment. My tracking through ups says the package is in shipment? I did contact npd and their response was copied to me from one department to another, 'it must be lost, someone should contact the shipper'. Not sure what this meant but I hope they resolve something soon. Those darn things were almost $80!!!! AND its holding up my progress. On the lighter side my wife was sitting on the couch last night and ordered a blanket off of amazon around 8 pm. The package was on my front porch when I got up at 830 this morning.
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79 TATA 4sp-Next Project?
79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
86 Grand Prix - Sold
85 T/A - Sold
85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
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'39-BSA Gold Star
'49-Triumph 350
'52-Ariel Red Hunter
'66-BSA Lightning
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« Reply #8390 on: October 27, 2019, 12:24:32 PM »
I know! My location must be close to one of their warehouses. I have experienced the same thing with Amazon. Too bad about NPD. I order quite a bit from them and have never had a problem.  Their Michigan warehouse is about an hour from me so large panels I go pick up. The $300 Free shipping is nice too.
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« Reply #8391 on: October 27, 2019, 05:04:42 PM »
I am overhauling my 71 LeMans; new paint and a bunch of other stuff.  Today I was gutting the doors and removing them.  Much easier than the Trans Am - especially to adjust.  Window rides on a central shaft and a single arm lifts and lowers.

Make me wonder what the hell GM was thinking with their 70-81 F door hardware and adjustment procedure...

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« Reply #8392 on: October 28, 2019, 02:12:10 PM »
I am overhauling my 71 LeMans; new paint and a bunch of other stuff.  Today I was gutting the doors and removing them.  Much easier than the Trans Am - especially to adjust.  Window rides on a central shaft and a single arm lifts and lowers.

Make me wonder what the hell GM was thinking with their 70-81 F door hardware and adjustment procedure...


Door glass on a 2nd gen is the job I dread the most. I always remove glass when painting, but I always hate myself for taking it out if I'm dealing with a T/A.
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« Reply #8393 on: October 28, 2019, 03:38:05 PM »
I know what you mean about the glass. I was set on leaving it in on my current project but ended up taking it out of the pass side ( tracks were froze up somehow), so I figure I may as well take out the dr. side as well. It will be better in the long run as it gives me a chance to clean all of the inside stuff up.

As far as NPD, I got shipping info a new tracking number, I am thinking they have sent me a new shipment. Hopefully this one gets here.  It would be nice to be close enough for a pickup. I am about an hour or so away from Performance Years and that was helpful until they sold out to Ames.
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77 T/A - I will Call this one DONE!
79 TATA 4sp-Next Project?
79 TATA - Lost to Fire!
86 Grand Prix - Sold
85 T/A - Sold
85 Fiero - Sold
82 Firebird - Sold
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« Reply #8394 on: October 28, 2019, 08:30:57 PM »
You guys....

The driver side glass on my door is non existent.  I shut the door one day and it busted into a million little bits.......

Darn hinge pins.
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« Reply #8395 on: October 30, 2019, 10:57:32 PM »
You guys....

The driver side glass on my door is non existent.  I shut the door one day and it busted into a million little bits.......

Darn hinge pins.

Did that happen to the 2nd gen or your 4th gen?
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« Reply #8396 on: October 31, 2019, 04:41:27 AM »
If it was the second gen it was probably a combination of having to slam the door, window alignment and the fuzzies worn away from the guides. The windows really move around when those fuzzy guides are gone. On my car the glass would hit the blow out clips on the T Tops if you tried to close the window while driving.
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« Reply #8397 on: October 31, 2019, 08:29:17 AM »
Yep sad to say but you pretty much don't need wheel locks these days. Now crooks just steal the whole Truck !!  My engine builders wife went in store 5 to 10 min. Came out and her 1987 Silverado was gone!  Never to be seen again!

Back in '06 my '84 Suburban with  the 24' enclosed trailer attached with my '66 Mustang in it was stolen from a Publix supermarket parking lot off I-20 in Atlanta. It was late afternoon in full daylight and the store security cameras caught the episode and had it recorded. Easily less than 20 seconds to pop the passenger door lock, smash the steering column and drive away. Police wouldn't even look at the video and insurance wouldn't pay. I have bad luck with theft.
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« Reply #8398 on: October 31, 2019, 01:05:03 PM »

Back in '06 my '84 Suburban with  the 24' enclosed trailer attached with my '66 Mustang in it was stolen from a Publix supermarket parking lot off I-20 in Atlanta. It was late afternoon in full daylight and the store security cameras caught the episode and had it recorded. Easily less than 20 seconds to pop the passenger door lock, smash the steering column and drive away. Police wouldn't even look at the video and insurance wouldn't pay. I have bad luck with theft.

Dude, that sucks!!

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« Reply #8399 on: November 01, 2019, 05:39:32 AM »
You guys....

The driver side glass on my door is non existent.  I shut the door one day and it busted into a million little bits.......

Darn hinge pins.

Did that happen to the 2nd gen or your 4th gen?

2nd Gen.
1976 T/A 400, 4-speed swap.... 

Check out my resto thread:  http://transamcountry.com/community/index.php?topic=48626.0

It's all trial and error until something lines up...

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« Reply #8399 on: November 01, 2019, 05:39:32 AM »
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