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Old 01-05-2016, 01:07 AM
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Got got wind of a parts car about an hour and a half up the mountain in Julian, it started raining but I still went because it has a great deal I got two bumpers and a door with glass in great shape for $100 for all of them, I had to take them off by my self, the gentleman Jim thats his name he did help me, hand me a wrench or two, got diabetes just like me so we had a lot to talk about, bad back, trifocals getting old not doing stuff and what not. Its was wet,cold, tires flat on one made difficult getting under, I got WD40, that door kick my butt, thank goodness he had more tools than I brought, that extension was much needed and magnet oh I needed that a time or two I could not keep it on the socket falling in the door, how much does that door weigh that's what I wanna know, I forgot my back brace, I wasn't thinking about anything but saving a boat load , Jim had the im sick of looking at it story... and to my surprise yesterday put on new battery cables to starter they where rotten and fried or both, the starter works the engine turns over, I'm a happy camper!!
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Old 01-06-2016, 09:58 AM
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Randy good score and it is starting to come together
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Old 01-08-2016, 07:07 PM
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what is this hole under the tar-like stuff on the bottom of the trunk? Like a drain or something. But it was covered with thin material. Looks like maybe it should have had a drain purposes?? Packed full of dirt. and the tar stuff had to chisel off ?
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Old 01-12-2016, 12:15 AM
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I just noticed that my license plate is 63 that's weird.
look at that face you gotta love it.
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Old 01-12-2016, 08:53 PM
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Had little time today got fuel pump out, why would rebuild kit cost as much as to get one outright ? compatible w/fuel blends,I learned about here on the Square thank you.
and ? is there a tip about getting it back in seem as to be spring loaded,
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I don't trust a lot of the rebuild kits I see. You don't know how long they've been sitting around. Certainly Ethanol can wreak havoc with the diaphragm and gaskets if they aren't compatible. It's easier just to buy a new pump. It depends on where the cam eccentric is on how easy it is to install. If the eccentric is in the right place it's a snap. If not you may have to turn the crank slightly or press down on the pump to get the bolts started.

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Nice parts score!

Next time, take along PB Blaster for the bolts. WD40 is not a penetrating oil, while PB is a miracle maker!
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https://www.flickr.com/photos/126764...7666095975651/
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vid is the 4th bushing just found it. just got home to dark to play
with bird, had some time this morning to do a little cleaning,
Muriatic acid ( cough..) they put this stuff in pools? are you kidding me! i don't know if it is all that good for kids in pools,
but it eats rust like nobody's Business!! ill get soom pic for you hopefully tomorrow, so of us till put in 10-15-20 hour work days.
aa sleep its so over rated.
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Holy cow! Really? They put muriatic acid in pools? I'd be afraid it would melt the kids! It's really strong stuff.

Glad to hear you're taking the rust off your "A" arms, Randy. It's going to look dynamite when you're done. - Dave
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started today 3:00 am two trips, lad down tired from day before.
Power naps are great. did some cleaning, priming, painting. and joined the Union.
...pic.are of arms and booster bracket. now i'm going to rest, have a Midnight run!
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