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    1. Swagelok fittings

      Stainless steel SWAGELOK fittings are available online....the SS316 fittings are good to 6000 psi if I recall. You can then make a splice.

      Years ago...the line under the pass carpet went...
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      yes Paulee

      Has potential....unfortunately, its not great value.

      it's screaming for someone to finish it. Pretty embarassing to get your ass handed to you by a Prius!;)
    3. understood.

      I kinda like it too. terrific car for $5000. stock 78 hp. Throw the wheels and tires away...and peel off the 'sticker-speed'.;)

      This car 'oversold' at B/J for $7200 plus 10% buyers premium plus...
    4. 'super cool' in the eye of the beholder.

      Posting on Craigs.

      Just Remove all the infantile boy-racer garbage, build an engine/ transmission to match the promise of the chassis, and drop the price $4000 and .........:rolleyes:

      Flat...
    5. failure mode??

      I'm curious as to HOW the oil pan cracked?

      Failure of material?
      Failure of prior installation?
      Impact with object?
      Impact with ground/ manhole cover?

      Been driving VW audi prducts for near 38...
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      Fuel mixture...no understanding here.

      Though I don't recommend adjusting the fuel metering plate adjustment screw....you've already messed with it.

      The full range of 'lean stumble' to 'full rich' is about one half turn....so you...
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      bump

      The car and parts exist....I swear!;)
    8. don't worry!

      Handling smandling.....they'll over-heat before they go off the road nose first! When I spent my week with Zora.....he made it clear that he hated them and they were a marketing 'gimmick' for the...
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      think it's been handled

      D_Kraus_Dirtbiker was looking a while ago for the pin that holds the sliders together...I helped him with a repair.

      Does this ring a bell?;)
    10. short hijack

      C-2 corvettes are still available in sub $40,000 numbers. A nice one (very nice) is sub- $70,000. Extreme collectibles (split window Z-O6 {big tank cars) etc exceed $100,000, they are the...
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      motor mounts and elbow grease

      You can cut out the old mount with a hacksaw...just cut the inner ring. Make sure that the NEW mount is rightside up(common mistake.

      THEN YOU GRIND A VERY SMALL CHAMFER INTO THE NEW MOUNT RING...
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      well not really

      #1. you'll never be able to take the strut apart again.
      #2 The cables provide some flexibility, so the lower spring perch (welded) doesn't break off!

      Just so you know...I performed this ZCO the...
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      Ex racing crew chief here....

      There is a trick to this, "you can't modify' clause.

      You may want to try this: ZCO as my friend calls it...Zero Cost Option.

      Get 500 lbs/ in springs of stock length..or the standard 2" drop...
    14. Dear MI get a clue....

      Chrysler is owned BY FIAT
      GM is partially owned by the American Taxpayer.
      Toyota's Avalon is the most American car by content.
      Tundras are made in USA.
      Camaros are made NOT IN THE USA

      UAW is...
    15. yikes!

      That is TWICE as much as my VINTAGE 'appreciating asset' CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE!:eek::eek::eek::eek::eek:
    16. partially guilty...as charged

      Even here in 'rust free AZ...the Scirocco population has dropped to near zero. To whit;

      Nothing has shown up on Craigslist or the SW forums, or 'marketplace' in 6-8 months. Fergeddaboudit...
    17. I resemble that remark! LOL

      I sure would in a skinny New York second! (bearing in mind I've owned 3 16V's)
      JH very slightly built, cam, polishing, exhaust, throttle body, uprated injectors, SAME CIS= 118hp.
      Stock PL 16V =123....
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      how about

      How about the time I got a GTI into my shop (RABBIT-DO!) with the front shock bolts sticking thru the hood...".hey! I dont need this washer or spacer......":banghead::facepalm:
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      hey that's my line!

      I told the poster I'd help him when he drove all the way from Timbuktu to my driveway and humped the engine all by himself.....He's trying really hard....so I'll cut him the usual Bentley crap! LOL
      ...
    20. 50 years worth...

      When you own an ICON don't @#$% it up!

      This forum is full of..." kept wrenching/changing it until it doesn't run".

      Look at the muscle car hobby.....'it's only original once'.
      or I have...
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