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Messages - Kelley W King

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General Discussion / Re: Car For Sale
« on: July 16, 2018, 11:08:39 AM »
My brother bought about the same car awhile. More miles but working factory air. It was about 5k.

Mild Modifications / Re: Hone-o-drive unit on ebay...
« on: July 14, 2018, 01:55:34 PM »
I read an article about installing one in a first gen and it did require tunnel mods but it was denting it not cutting it. I may bid on it if the price is right. The gasser I have not built yet would be cool with 488,s and the hone. Big block, 400 turbo, PS, AC, 488,s, and Hone OD.

Restoration / Re: A-Pillar Pads - Cleaning and Protecting
« on: July 14, 2018, 01:50:13 AM »
I have been using 303 on my new boat and on my cars about a year now. I like it. Hope the uv claim works. It does soften vinyl and kind of dries so it is not so slick feeling. Kind of pricey but autozone has sales on it a lot.

General Discussion / Re: 68 RS/SS legit?
« on: July 14, 2018, 01:41:06 AM »
Does look good. Pics are not that great. I would look in person first.

Restoration / Re: A-Pillar Pads - Cleaning and Protecting
« on: July 13, 2018, 11:11:46 AM »
Good old dishwashing soap and a soft brush. It says it is even kind to sensitive hands.

Maintenance / Re: Coil Issues
« on: July 11, 2018, 08:34:19 PM »
In the early 70,s we only had points and crappy wires. If you drove your car on the street a while the misfire around 4500 started. We called it (busting out). Fresh plugs, and I mean fresh would straighten it out. We carried a new set for money street races. Someone had a spark plug sandblaster that helped a lot, small unit with a grommet hole for the plug. Then came Accel points and the big yellow Accel super coil the hung on the firewall. You also have to remember the tune up intervals when cars had points. When HEI started the selling point on new cars was no tune up for 20,000 miles. I think some guys might have weak coils but some just have original equipment old cars.

Originality / Re: 1969 camaro 307 1 owner car ?
« on: July 11, 2018, 11:28:49 AM »
Don,t let your excitement overwhelm your judgement. It may not be unmolested. The grill and the shine on that color makes me think it has at least be repainted. I doubt the stripe is original and there could be hidden rust repairs. At 50 years old 20 year old make overs can look original.

Decoding/Numbers / Re: Caveat Emptor..block stamp
« on: July 10, 2018, 06:51:19 PM »
ditto on the listing tip.

Restoration / Re: L34 FORGED CRANK ?
« on: July 10, 2018, 11:15:55 AM »
I think I would hit it with the good old wire brush first so the loose stuff does not slow down the evaporust treatment.

Originality / Re: 69 rear speaker info
« on: July 05, 2018, 12:06:37 PM »
Although I don,t have the car anymore I think there were some clips that pushed on the metal of the package tray. I do remember it was not very neat.

Garage Talk / Re: Measurement Tools
« on: July 05, 2018, 12:02:56 PM »
Thanks Bentley. Trying to measure some pins on my 69 SS Dover white backhoe.

Garage Talk / Measurement Tools
« on: July 05, 2018, 11:28:00 AM »
Has anyone tried the calipers from Harbor Freight? I would use one very little but the price is right. I would just use it for general things, not engine clearances or things like that. I have their temp laser and it works great and one of the magazine tests rated it very well. Just trying to do better than a cresent wrench and steel ruler.

General Discussion / Re: Real L89 SS
« on: July 04, 2018, 08:19:54 PM »
A little late but we are using the factory type 30 over 11.0 to 1 pistons Bryon.

Decoding/Numbers / Re: Distributor and Alternator Numbers
« on: July 02, 2018, 10:53:13 AM »
Throw in the motor and I might take it.

General Discussion / Re: YS760
« on: July 01, 2018, 01:53:05 AM »
Neat story. Odd it sat on the lot that long but I have heard stories about that before. I would think the papers would show a huge discount. I remember here a super bird sat a long time before a local got it cheap. It was still ugly to me.

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