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Forum: Automotive Projects 05-19-2022, 06:32 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I had some problems with the side windows. I was...

I had some problems with the side windows. I was working on getting them to operate smoothly and seal completely and in the process I cracked the passenger side glass. RATS!


I kept the templates...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-15-2022, 09:28 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Details, details, and more details…

Details, details, and more details…
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-14-2022, 10:46 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Raymond put a background behind one of the shots...

Raymond put a background behind one of the shots I sent him. The guy's got crazy skills.


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Forum: Automotive Projects 04-09-2022, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Thanks Kent. I always appreciate input from a...

Thanks Kent. I always appreciate input from a master. Negative or positive.
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-08-2022, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I spent the last few days going over everything...

I spent the last few days going over everything underneath the car.. Double checked for bump steer and found about 1/4" from full down to ride height. I had to do better than that. I removed two 1/8"...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-06-2022, 12:08 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
You’re far more ambitious than I am, Antoine!

You’re far more ambitious than I am, Antoine!
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-21-2022, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Good Guys show is July 8 - 10 at the Columbus...

Good Guys show is July 8 - 10 at the Columbus Expo Center. I think I can be there. A (reasonable) deadline always motivates me. Still messing with the windows and various other problems as I come...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-17-2022, 09:07 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
That's where my SRS trouble code is from. The...

That's where my SRS trouble code is from. The donor car was hit from the back. No air bags were deployed but the seat belt pretensioners activated setting a permanent DTC. I need to have Matt clear...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-16-2022, 09:10 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Passenger window installed, adjusted and...

Passenger window installed, adjusted and functioning properly. It actually took me a couple days. It's very difficult to get the regulator mounts in just the right place so the window tracks up and...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-07-2022, 08:21 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I finished the driver side interior trim panel. I...

I finished the driver side interior trim panel. I really didn't remember the first one being so much work, but it's done. Moving on.


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I started making the door safety latches. You can...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-21-2022, 08:47 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Yes. I knock one off the list and find three more.

Yes. I knock one off the list and find three more.
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-21-2022, 12:35 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I've been getting a lot of miscellaneous odds and...

I've been getting a lot of miscellaneous odds and ends buttoned up. All my fluids are topped off, brakes are bled, I got a new battery and installed it so I could finish the trunk upholstery, I got...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-01-2022, 04:01 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
62566 Yesterday, Matt Buca came over...

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Yesterday, Matt Buca came over to help me figure out what's up with the electronics on the Cadillac. Matt is an instructor for GM and ASE. He teaches service techs how to repair new...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-10-2022, 02:21 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Six years.:eek: We've come a loooong way! ...

Six years.:eek: We've come a loooong way!

https://youtu.be/iGQsEgHYKhI
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-06-2022, 11:01 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
The goal was not to protect the skirts from stone...

The goal was not to protect the skirts from stone chips. I wanted to tie the rocker moldings in to the skirts but it just didn't work well. Not a big deal.
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-05-2022, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I finished up this stone guard and got it mounted...

I finished up this stone guard and got it mounted to the skirt. I'm just not feeling it. I'm not sure what I don't like about it, but usually when I make something and see it in place, I know right...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-05-2022, 12:12 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Well done. The finish work takes forever, right?

Well done. The finish work takes forever, right?
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-04-2022, 09:31 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I did the polishing today, but after seeing the...

I did the polishing today, but after seeing the pictures I think I need to do a little more. I can still see some sanding marks. I'm still not sure I want to use these. I'll just have to put them on...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-02-2022, 08:10 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I'm into the final stages of smoothing this out....

I'm into the final stages of smoothing this out. I made a quick disposable hardwood dolly and sanded the face with a very slightly raised center but mostly flat with radiused edges.



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Forum: Automotive Projects 01-02-2022, 07:20 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Before I forget, here are the links to Wray's...

Before I forget, here are the links to Wray's videos on assessing what a fresh piece of sheet metal needs. From making the FSP to finished product. It's all here. They're about 30 minutes each. Well...
Forum: Introductions 01-01-2022, 01:01 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Welcome to the forum, Dave

Welcome to the forum, Dave
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-01-2022, 12:17 AM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Continuing with this stone guard, all that's...

Continuing with this stone guard, all that's needed are pictured below. A shot bag, I use a 1/2" steel plate that I keep around, an assortment of hammers including a small urethane or plastic faced...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-27-2021, 05:26 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
Really. I have lots of other things I want to do...

Really. I have lots of other things I want to do and lately it seems like someone put a turbocharger on the calendar.
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-24-2021, 05:12 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I think I'm going to make these stone guards and...

I think I'm going to make these stone guards and see what they look like on the car. I'm still not completely sold on them, I'll just have to see them what they look like.

I've been selling off...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-20-2021, 11:35 PM
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Posted By Jack 1957
I had no intention of doing any other trim work...

I had no intention of doing any other trim work down low, but with the skirt on, the rocker trim just dead ends at the front of the skirt. I guess that's acceptable but I'm considering adding a...
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