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July 12th, 2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By VikingBlue

'71 442 Steering Box Recommendation

can anyone recommend a direct bolt on piece & source for purchase (power steering)?
July 9th, 2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By VikingBlue

thx...I've owned the car for 30 years and haven't...

thx...I've owned the car for 30 years and haven't replaced it, but it could have been replaced before that. I guess i should educate myself and look for codes
July 9th, 2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By VikingBlue

71 442 steering box

can anyone recommend a quality product or source ?
June 18th, 2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By VikingBlue

power window not working (hack) ?

rear/side power window on 1971 442 quit working halfway up and is now stuck in that position....how to bring it back down without power ?
May 28th, 2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By VikingBlue

gotcha (am familiar with doing that)...but in...

gotcha (am familiar with doing that)...but in this case I couldn't pull it the rest of the way...that is until 'Down' lowered it closer.
May 28th, 2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By VikingBlue

DOH. Silly me. Long weekend. I meant to say...

DOH. Silly me. Long weekend. I meant to say that Up closed it almost all the way, but not close enough to manually use that latch to secure. I then pressed Down open again and start over, but...
May 28th, 2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By VikingBlue

Convertible top switch Up and Down

71 442. pressed Down on the switch switch to raise/close the top. Top closed to within an inch or two of being near enough to close the rest of the way with the latch & hook, but I could not get it...
May 21st, 2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,291
Posted By VikingBlue

Police reports are helpful but not necessary. ...

Police reports are helpful but not necessary. Nothing wrong with exchanging info and parting ways. Take the cash and then decide whether to get it fixed.
May 13th, 2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By VikingBlue

Power Steering Pump Question

Car sat for 6 months. Started, started to move but could barely turn wheels. No squealing noise from pump, but a major bi*ch to turn. Checked fluid level and was empty, then saw where it leaked...
February 14th, 2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,869
Posted By VikingBlue

your lingo "down the shore" suggests strong...

your lingo "down the shore" suggests strong liklihood of living in Jersey for a time. yes ?
February 14th, 2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,438
Posted By VikingBlue

I added a gallon to the near empty can about two...

I added a gallon to the near empty can about two months ago, but one more chore led to another and I just don't know anymore if I added and mixed oil or not. So the consensus is, add the 50:1...
February 13th, 2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By VikingBlue

two stroke oil 50:1 for leaf blower

I do not recall whether or not I added 50:1 oil to the gallon of gas in my gas can....and I want to fill my leaf blower tank. The tank is about half full with gas that does have 50:1 mixed in. ...
September 18th, 2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,048
Posted By VikingBlue

doubtful anyone here disputes newer cars are...

doubtful anyone here disputes newer cars are safer, regardless of your own driving skill. would you put your own new-driver children behind the wheel of a 50 year old car ? or, would you rather be...
Forum: The Clubhouse
September 11th, 2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 506
Posted By VikingBlue

Jaunty...of course!

Jaunty...of course!
Forum: The Clubhouse
September 11th, 2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 506
Posted By VikingBlue

Well, thanks to you guys, problem solved. And in...

Well, thanks to you guys, problem solved. And in quite an embarrassing and simple way. Based on input here I went looking for GFIs. My outside outlets aren't GFIs and all worked.

The...
Forum: The Clubhouse
September 10th, 2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 506
Posted By VikingBlue

thanks all ! never thought to look at outside GFI...

thanks all ! never thought to look at outside GFI outlets. a great suggestion....wife used electric hedge trimmers over the weekend and maybe that is related.

Rick...i may take you up on that !
Forum: The Clubhouse
September 10th, 2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 506
Posted By VikingBlue

No remodeling since we bought the house two years...

No remodeling since we bought the house two years ago....Will....I assume there's a GFI in the basement and I didn't check there, but in the room I refer to (kitchen) and bathrooms on the same floor...
Forum: The Clubhouse
September 10th, 2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 506
Posted By VikingBlue

no, no tripped GFI. yes,my gut is series/chain...

no, no tripped GFI. yes,my gut is series/chain wiring such that one affects the other. thanks for the tips. I may indeed call an electrician. Re: labeling all the circuits on the panel...is one of...
Forum: The Clubhouse
September 10th, 2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 506
Posted By VikingBlue

I have above average but not an electrician's'...

I have above average but not an electrician's' capabilty here (else I wouldn't need to ask) and did check that all the breakers are ON. I don't think it's a breaker issue since it's unlikely these...
Forum: The Clubhouse
September 10th, 2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 506
Posted By VikingBlue

Home wiring issue

Over the weekend, two sets of outlet and light switch pairs two feet apart controlling two lights in close proximity stopped working. No electricity coming from either outlet and neither light turns...
July 20th, 2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 345
Posted By VikingBlue

I'll post here rather than on a new thread. In...

I'll post here rather than on a new thread. In same type of car,are the L and R turn signals on the same fuse ? Am not getting any juice to the right side front or rear, nor the dash turn signal...
June 4th, 2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,963
Posted By VikingBlue

The thing about flippers is that they don't pay...

The thing about flippers is that they don't pay to register the cars or pay taxes on their sales income. legally speaking, they need to do one or the other.



But I have no issue with the...
May 21st, 2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 714
Posted By VikingBlue

Shameful

to judge others on such unimportant things. :mad:
April 26th, 2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 980
Posted By VikingBlue

Ahhh I see...I believed the stripes were supposed...

Ahhh I see...I believed the stripes were supposed to be centered on the heel of the fender but that factory diagram says otherwise. They are a smidge closer to the door edge.
April 25th, 2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 980
Posted By VikingBlue

Ally...I thought factory stripes are centered on...

Ally...I thought factory stripes are centered on the fender heel, which doesn't seem to be the case with the red car (unless you're showing an incorrect W36).
April 25th, 2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 980
Posted By VikingBlue

what in the pic(s) suggest original W-36 stripes...

what in the pic(s) suggest original W-36 stripes ? it doesn't look like the emblem is centered across the bottom of fender width. Or is it ?
February 26th, 2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By VikingBlue

--

I remember that car....Boonton Fri cruise nights. I haven't been in a few years.
February 26th, 2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By VikingBlue

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Adding OAI and cutouts probably won't add enough value to offset the costs, but it will be a nicer looking car and you'll enjoy it more (which is why you are considering it).

Just keep the old...
February 9th, 2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,454
Posted By VikingBlue

Oh-Mega !

Looks OK to me. Not hideous, but would look better with black stripe and vinyl.

Not enough color contrast.
December 11th, 2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 594
Posted By VikingBlue

unfortunately, wife did not get other driver's...

unfortunately, wife did not get other driver's insurance info. Just name, address, phone, e-mail and business card.
December 11th, 2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 594
Posted By VikingBlue

car accident advice

wife was driving down an aisle/lane in a parking lot. On her right were two adjacent rows of 'head-in' parking spaces so that drivers in my wife's aisle could park head-in, and cars driving one...
Forum: Body & Paint
July 19th, 2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By VikingBlue

$$

At the time (Monday), the other owner popped out the bumper and said basically "no worries it's not a new car." I wanted to get him (or his traveling little league team from 30 miles away..we were...
Forum: Body & Paint
July 18th, 2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 578
Posted By VikingBlue

Reasonable Repair Cost ?

I backed into a Corolla with my Wrangler, unfortunately with enough force for my rear mounted full size spare tire to deform (6 inch dent) the plastic rear bumper of that car

There are no scuffs,...
October 27th, 2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,301
Posted By VikingBlue

I must have missed the memo about what pickups...

I must have missed the memo about what pickups are only supposed to be for.
September 29th, 2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 215
Posted By VikingBlue

OT: Modern Home Theater Equipment Questions- Long

Moved into a house already wired for speakers in 5 rooms, but with no leftover audio equipment. Speaker wires for all rooms come out of wall into one room, let's call it room 1, where a receiver...
July 8th, 2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By VikingBlue

appreciate that, but am hoping for sooner. ...

appreciate that, but am hoping for sooner. Wasn't there a guy W30 Tony on these boards ? Can't find him in a search.
July 8th, 2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 380
Posted By VikingBlue

help needed South Jersey Shore / Ocean County

anyone around the Ocean County area able to look at a car this weekend or next week ?
June 24th, 2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 607
Posted By VikingBlue

Trans Switch Lower Car's Value ?

Have a factory bench seat/column shift '71 442. Original motor but not original TH400.

Would it lessen the value of the car by changing to buckets and either console AT or 4 speed?

Or since...
Forum: Cars Wanted
June 13th, 2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,124
Posted By VikingBlue

pm'd you

pm'd you
January 16th, 2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,158
Posted By VikingBlue

md ... I made a mistake in explaining. not 15a...

md ... I made a mistake in explaining. not 15a like I said at first but Yes actually 20a same as the other breakers which work fine with extension cord to opener. And the ceiling outlet is not gfi. ...
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