Monthly Archives: January 2013

1957 Nomad project ponderings

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We’ve been talking about what to do with the 57 Nomad I picked up last winter. The restoration on this car will be a bank breaker. This car is complete but needs a frame off restoration. Some are suggesting, lifting

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El Camino status

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  Our 67 Elcamino project is near completion. It’s currently out getting a new headliner, vinyl roof & custom bed tarp. Then it goes to Gary’s Auto Body to have the bed Line-Xed.

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Geo Tracker Bush Runner Reconstruction

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    My “Bush Runner”, a 1995 Geo Tracker has been cheap, trouble free fun for 5 years. It is time to do some maintenance and up grades. We found a leaking rear axle seal…. caused by a bent axle,

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1967 Ford 289 Engine For Sale

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Need a rebuiltable 67 Ford 289? We’ve got this one for $350. Parts trades considered.

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Dodge Monaco Seats

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  These are the bucket seats from the 66 Monaco. They are correct for 66 67 mopar B body. asking $350.

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Impala Project Update

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  Here’s one of our projects I haven’t talked about for awhile. Our 68 396 Impala is over at TETER’s AUTO BODY in Williamstown, getting the body and paint done. My old buddy Melvie is doing most of the work.

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How to define quality when it comes to classic car parts

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QUALITY    There are four levels of quality in original parts. From best to worse, they are: 1.       NOS (new old stock meaning a new part, never installed, still in the original packaging) 2.       Nice originals (if you rated these items on a

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This just in, Land Cruiser

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  This just in. 1972 Toyota Landcruiser. Motor is junk. Body tub shot. Frame is solid. Would be a great start to a rock crawler project.

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