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28 days ago
hjackson3149
good morning all forgot to ask the best way to make sure the head gaskets stay in place while installing the head, engine in car.
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29 days ago
hjackson3149
good morning all I prepping to put a replacement head for one that dropped a seat. I have new copper gaskets 9 not in my hands ) the question is are they crowned and if they are what side goes to the head side? I would think the concave side would go to the head side , am I correct?
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4 weeks ago
hjackson3149
good afternoon all Buster I too used the clarks kit with the condenser in the engine compartment this should help some I'm more than pleased withe the way it turned out
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8 weeks ago
hjackson3149
good afternoon all below is a video of Christine's interview at the Dream Cars Classic/ Lokar Car show from 8-5-18
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2 months ago
hjackson3149
good morning all anybody see the Lokar car show this morning on Velocity interview came out alright, will show again tomorrow at 8 am and rerun on mav tv at some point. will post a video of it or a link to it as soon as I can get a copy
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2 months ago
hjackson3149
No drool just a little overheating 8-)
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2 months ago
hjackson3149
good afternoon all went to a car show the first Sunday of last month in Hollywood fla. called Dream car classics. this is a monthly show and we go every three or four months. there were between 160 and 200 cars there that weekend, and tons of spectators.we got a top 40 trophy see attached picture. Lokar Performance parts was there sponsoring the show and interviewing people for an up comi
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3 months ago
hjackson3149
good afternoon all I picked up a set 65-66 door latch assemblies from Jeff at the Corvair ranch the other day after soaking and cleaning them up I installed them and they in fact you can now open the door from inside while locked. no modifications needed not real sure why they changed them? safety or so the door is harder to break in too. although the way I figure if they want in they don'
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3 months ago
hjackson3149
al I believe that is the part i do need both sides. they need to be from a 65 or 66 though, so I can open the door from inside
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3 months ago
hjackson3149
ok final question does anyone have a good set of the 65-66 assemblies they would like to part with? needpart
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3 months ago
hjackson3149
good morning Steve thank's for that next question will the earlier assembly interchange with my 69?
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3 months ago
hjackson3149
good morning all was working on Christine the other day and went for a test drive and when I returned I realized the drivers door had gotten locked. realized that I could not reach the inside door lock button without undoing my seat belt and twisting around a bunch to reach it. and could not open the door from the inside. I have Sebring high back seats installed. question what year did th
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3 months ago
hjackson3149
good afternoon all I have an 04 bmw 325I that had a very similar problem aroung 2000 - 2500 rpms that did not throw any codes. was at my local watering hole pissing and mouning about it and a young guy came up and said he was a bmw expert (yea). any way he said that it could be the TPS out of whack ( not bad )and told me what to try. so I did and I'll be damned if it didn't work here is
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4 months ago
hjackson3149
good afternoon just resealed my pg all went well EXCEPT a stubborn leak at the filler tube have not pulled it apart yet, is there something I might have left out or done wrong when installing it. any suggestions to stop this leak would be appreciated thank in advance
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4 months ago
hjackson3149
good afternoon good info thank you does anyone have any pics of these, I sort of remember seeing a post with a bunch of different boxes next to each other also is there a difference in the size of the outside tube and mounting points under the dash thanks again, any help appreciated
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4 months ago
hjackson3149
good morning all I remember seeing something about the differences in the LM steering columns and boxes but can't find it by searching ( I tried) does anyone have a break down and possibly pictures of the different boxes and columns that you could point me to. thank's in advance for any help with this
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5 months ago
hjackson3149
good afternoon all after reading all the posts and considering what Craig said about the switch not living very long, and someone about drilling the head ugh! I decided to go a similar route to what Steve suggested. I have some 10 amp timer relays that I have used for several things ( killing the A/c Compressor under acceleration etc.) I will take that and program it for say 15 secon
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5 months ago
hjackson3149
thanks guys will let you know how I make out
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5 months ago
hjackson3149
I guess I should have done this in the first place the fans on the condenser only run when the a/c is running I want them to come on by temp when the A?C is not running ( without a separate switch) to do so. J.O. got it and gave me an option for the switch, now just need to know what thread and size the hole is. you might ask why, well the condenser blocks some of the air coming
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5 months ago
hjackson3149
Ok just jacked up the car and found the location for the unused hole, it is actually on the drivers side head up front. could someone tell me what thread and size fits that hole. not much clearance to the log but will see what will fit
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5 months ago
hjackson3149
J.o. where on the head is the unused thermostat hole located, can it be gotten to without removing shrouds and such a picture of where it is would be very helpful if some one had one
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5 months ago
hjackson3149
alright where would you put the thermocouple?
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5 months ago
hjackson3149
I'm assuming cylinder head temp. not sure it needs to be real accurate, just needs to let engine warm up then come on. 200 250 degrees maybe.
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5 months ago
hjackson3149
good afternoon all i want to add a temp switch of some sort to activate some cooling fans. what kind of switch could be used for this. a water pumper you just go to autozone and get a temp fan switch by temperature. what would work on a vair
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7 months ago
hjackson3149
thank's guys will reach out to Michael
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7 months ago
hjackson3149
good morning all read something in the past about rear disc brakes for a LM that used a caliper with the parking brake in it please send me in the right direction Thank you
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8 months ago
hjackson3149
good morning all i use a jack and towel I also remove the striker and adjust the hinges until it fits then adjust the striker to the door
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9 months ago
hjackson3149
good afternoon all I live on Greenbrier dr in Palm Springs, Fla
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9 months ago
hjackson3149
good afternoon all this might help some
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10 months ago
hjackson3149
good afternoon all as the topic says where is the best place to mount it, where it would be accessible for reset and not too sensitive looking for all suggestions
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