90sickfox

Wasn't a pretty sight...and I've got big hands
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Now that car is looking good with that five lug conversion. I wouldn't come out of that garage. Nice to be buffing out a car with ninty degrees out. Is that original paint, because if it is you should be able to get that car buffed to almost new. Mine is single stage with no clear

Thanks man ! How'd you know I was in here cleaning it up ? It is original paint except where the PO spray painted part of the quarter by the trunk. I checked out the back side and no evidence of a dent or anything.

The garage is coming together. Hopefully, flooring next week and furniture in August.
 
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90sickfox

Wasn't a pretty sight...and I've got big hands
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Thanks man ! How'd you know I was in here cleaning it up ? It is original paint except where the PO spray painted part of the quarter by the trunk. I checked out the back side and no evidence of a dent or anything.

The garage is coming together. Hopefully, flooring next week and furniture in August.

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Rdub6

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Awesome man! Car looks great!
So wishing I had AC in my garage!
I spent a half hour this morning doing Kilmat on my spare tire well and was already soaked through one t-shirt. Another day for the next half!! Lol
 
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90sickfox

Wasn't a pretty sight...and I've got big hands
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Awesome man! Car looks great!
So wishing I had AC in my garage!
I spent a half hour this morning doing Kilmat on my spare tire well and was already soaked through one t-shirt. Another day for the next half!! Lol

The heat and humidity sucks here in VA right now. Tomorrow is supposed to be 99°. I did break a sweat washing and waxing the car though. The coolest thing out are mini split AC units. They work great. A friend has a couple in his garage. Just need to drill a hole for the hoses to run outside. Unit mounts on the wall. I'm using a 10k btu stand up unit. I needed it when the house AC stopped working.

I have the old air handler and outside unit from the house. A friend has R22 refrigerant for me. I've got to put vacuum to it and make sure it's not leaking, clean up and por15 the condensation tray for the coil, and hard solder in a line set. At that point I'll have real heat and AC.
 
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90sickfox

Wasn't a pretty sight...and I've got big hands
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Got Dusty on the alignment rack at work. There's a bad vibration that starts at 65mph and gets worse. 95 north was no fun this morning. Had the balance checked on the right front and it was OK. Should've had the left front checked but thought loose tie rods and strut bolts were causing the issue.

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Dusty drives great now except for the damn vibration. The alignment is spot on. My OCD makes me not even want to look at my caster / camber plates. They are nowhere near symmetrical or nice and shiny looking. There are all types of marks from moving them around.

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It's good that it's driving straight and turning well. Glad I didn't eat the new tires up on my way to work 40 miles up 95. He made the trip without skipping a beat other than the shake.

I'm going to pull the left front and check the balance. Also, I'll be checking my driveline angles again. The shake is definitely in the steering wheel and almost none in the floor.

We shall see. All in all, it was a good day.
 
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90sickfox

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Another satisfied customer. Car came in running like crap. Fixed a couple vacuum leaks, did a base idle reset, and car runs like new. It's a very nice basically stock 89 GT owned by my friend Chris. I'll be doing the top for him soon.
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The " Fox Den " is starting to take shape.
 
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