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Forum: Troubleshooting   10-19-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By medisalle
Wow. Nice mouth, Matty.

Wow. Nice mouth, Matty.
Forum: Welcome Forum   09-27-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,798
Posted By medisalle
I've sold so many that I regret, but then again -...

I've sold so many that I regret, but then again - there's some that I sold out of sheer need and later found them again with happy owners and had the joy of telling them some of the history I knew...
Forum: General Tech   09-05-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,802
Posted By medisalle
THAT is just an incredible find! Thanks for...

THAT is just an incredible find! Thanks for posting that, these kind of archival photos are amazing and such a treat to look at!
Forum: General Tech   08-31-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,247
Posted By medisalle
THANK YOU!! very very much! Excellent...

THANK YOU!! very very much! Excellent reference! I appreciate it!
Forum: General Tech   08-31-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,247
Posted By medisalle
another question re: Seatbelts:

Howdy, all. Hope you all had a good summer and got some cruising in under your belts.

I need to install front and rear safety belts from a kit that I purchased into my '63 Sedan - and I'm...
Forum: Body Shop   07-27-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,197
Posted By medisalle
I too have used it with good results - I'm very...

I too have used it with good results - I'm very happy with it. I also used a plastic bag when re-sealing the can - it worked for me also. As TXbobcat said: Wear gloves! It's nasty stuff if you...
Forum: Welcome Forum   07-27-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 966
Posted By medisalle
Welcome to the team! I too like a nice Sixty-Two...

Welcome to the team! I too like a nice Sixty-Two !
Forum: Heating & Cooling   07-22-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,099
Posted By medisalle
I wish I'd have read your post earlier - i...

I wish I'd have read your post earlier - i coulda' saved you some skin off your knuckles. I did this just last year - it is a pain in the rump - but it'll be worth it in the end.

Yes, you have...
Forum: Welcome Forum   07-18-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 859
Posted By medisalle
Welcome to the site, Dale! Send us pics !

Welcome to the site, Dale! Send us pics !
Forum: Body Shop   07-07-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
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Views: 2,004
Posted By medisalle
I'm with Big Dave and the guys here.. I too...

I'm with Big Dave and the guys here.. I too looked at that pic and said to myself "that car's been under water" . I've also used the brand-name rust converter(s) on several of my older cars, and it...
Forum: Interiors   07-06-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,626
Posted By medisalle
I'd place a sure bet the '67 and '68s are the...

I'd place a sure bet the '67 and '68s are the same, as from the cowl (windshield/firewall) back they were the same car, minus some trim changes. Note: the A/C cars and those with floor vents...
Forum: Engine   06-27-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,950
Posted By medisalle
I think the easiest swap and most cost-effective...

I think the easiest swap and most cost-effective (if you're not looking for a NEW engine) is to scour the ads for a '78-87 Monte Carlo / Malibu or Caprice with a 305 and 200R4 Trans, and just do the...
Forum: Interiors   06-27-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,862
Posted By medisalle
I've used Lemon Pledge for decades on my interior...

I've used Lemon Pledge for decades on my interior vinyl, and dashboard. It's my 'secret' that everyone always asks about. Works fine for me.
Forum: Interiors   06-17-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,154
Posted By medisalle
yes, it looks like a spot-weld broke loose up in...

yes, it looks like a spot-weld broke loose up in the corner .. the best way to fix it is to remove the seat, shuck the upholstery off (not that hard to do, really) and then fix it with a new weld.
...
Forum: General Tech   05-24-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,180
Posted By medisalle
I purchased a USA-6 from a guy on Ebay (he has...

I purchased a USA-6 from a guy on Ebay (he has more) for $159.00 - it fits my '63 PERFECTLY and I couldn't be more pleased!

Most importantly I love having the Ipod AUX jack in the back - which I...
Forum: Body Shop   05-20-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,070
Posted By medisalle
First off: DAMN! that's a shame! But I too had...

First off: DAMN! that's a shame! But I too had visions of the damage being much worse.

Additionally: It's ILLEGAL for someone NOT to give you insurance information after an accident in NJ isn't...
Forum: Restoration Corner   05-16-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,076
Posted By medisalle
I have a '63 Impala, and I purchased all 4 of my...

I have a '63 Impala, and I purchased all 4 of my springs (Moog) from Rock Auto - and I'm not sure where I got my shocks, but they were also pretty inexpensive and relatively easy to find.

After...
Forum: Interiors   04-12-2011, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,776
Posted By medisalle
Charlie: have you tried here:...

Charlie: have you tried here: http://www.ciadellainteriors.com/1965ihc.html I'm not sure they'd have the pillar-post covers, but perhaps they may be able to help direct you if not.

As for the...
Forum: Welcome Forum   04-08-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,116
Posted By medisalle
Welcome, Luke! Of course we appreciate Caprice's...

Welcome, Luke! Of course we appreciate Caprice's here - they're just another version of the Impala, so do feel welcome !
Forum: Welcome Forum   04-04-2011, 10:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,404
Posted By medisalle
Welcome! You're in good company here. And for...

Welcome! You're in good company here. And for what it's worth: I dig those wheels on the Chevy.. they actually look really cool! Never thought of that combination!

Good luck!
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   04-02-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,419
Posted By medisalle
ah.. forgot about vacuum modulators. No, I didn't...

ah.. forgot about vacuum modulators. No, I didn't check that - but I'll head out to the garage and do that now.

And no, Nicke - it happens from a cold start and gets better as it's warm.

Oh,...
Forum: Interiors   04-01-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,743
Posted By medisalle
THAT is a local-shop re-cover, or an amature...

THAT is a local-shop re-cover, or an amature upgrade I'd guess. The original Seats would have been either cloth & vinyl with the same upper pattern as you have on your door panels, or possibly all...
Forum: Transmission & Driveline   04-01-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,419
Posted By medisalle
She bangs! She Bangs!

LOL. I knew that would get attention.

Okay, so riddle me this, guys: The NEWEST malady on this crazy car I own is that after a few 100-mile + drives in the past month, suddenly my Power-Glide...
Forum: Restoration Corner   03-29-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,316
Posted By medisalle
..had the same problem w/my '63. Ugh. Horrible...

..had the same problem w/my '63. Ugh. Horrible job. Used vice grips as stated above.
Forum: Welcome Forum   03-29-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,421
Posted By medisalle
yes.. I find that the bondo spreaders work well...

yes.. I find that the bondo spreaders work well in this instance.
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