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    As goofy as this may sound I have used a...

    As goofy as this may sound I have used a soldering iron to heat the remnant of a broken bolt. I've been in that situation several times, sorry for your frustration.
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    I would second on the Electron top. It may cost a...

    I would second on the Electron top. It may cost a bit more but it's well worth the investment. This is not an area you want to have cost alone drive the project.
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    From my experince an utter waste of time. Never...

    From my experince an utter waste of time.
    Never seemed to add that much on such a big car.
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    It might be worth looking at the way Cadillac...

    It might be worth looking at the way Cadillac installed theirs. I seem to remember the 8 track player being more off center than right over the transmission hump. I think the logic was clearance for...
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    All B boby floors should be the same within...

    All B boby floors should be the same within years. Please dont hold me to it but I seem to remember the 4 door trunk floor can be made to work. I know the quarters from the end of the wheel well to...
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    I would look at the switch first if the car is...

    I would look at the switch first if the car is behaving normally. It's a cheap and easy fix if this is the culprit.
  7. Perhaps a chocolate Centurion for Easter? Hard to...

    Perhaps a chocolate Centurion for Easter? Hard to go wrong with this one from the pics, price sounds right too.
  8. Looks good from the picture, kind of odd that the...

    Looks good from the picture, kind of odd that the 455 flags are missing but it has the optional cornering lamps w/o the monitors on the fender top. Probably a very well optioned car. I know the...
  9. Look on Ebay for centurion quarter, there is a...

    Look on Ebay for centurion quarter, there is a seller that has a complete shell. It's an AZ car, you might want to look into what he would want for the whole thing. It's off the frame, make sue they...
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    Check your contacts first. I would still suspect...

    Check your contacts first. I would still suspect the ground before I picked up another sending unit.
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    The last one I got came from Kee, they still make...

    The last one I got came from Kee, they still make them here domestically and the grain is correct. The most important thing is to get the center line dead on, once that is done the rest is not that...
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    The vinyl top may not be as much of an issue as...

    The vinyl top may not be as much of an issue as you think. I used to put these on for extra cash back in school, there's really not that much to it. Buy a high grade top and use the 3M spray...
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    Steve, At the risk of being stoned by the rest...

    Steve,

    At the risk of being stoned by the rest of the forum let me know if you have any interest in selling your car "as is". I would welcome challenge to preserve this really beautiful car.
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  14. Rick, Just about all of the Coupe de Villes...

    Rick,


    Just about all of the Coupe de Villes of the era had them as did many Olds 98's. The made the coolest sound unlocking but the solenoids would occasioanlly hang and turn into the battery...
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    Eric, As keeper of the scissor top book of...

    Eric,


    As keeper of the scissor top book of knowledge would you mind passing this along one more time? E mail is seventysx455@yahoo.com.

    Thanks for your help!
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    Is there enough to left to salvage the entire...

    Is there enough to left to salvage the entire car? Really my only concern is rust, the rest I can find.
  17. There is a NICE 73 4dr HT on Ebay now

    Yes, I know there's a pretty good difference if your really set on a 72 but this one looks to be in awesome shape.
  18. It's a long shot but I had a similar experience...

    It's a long shot but I had a similar experience with a power brakes booster, press the brake at fast idle, any change? If so you could explore that angle
    Off topic I know, how is the stainless on...
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    Scott, your pittman arm should be the same on...

    Scott, your pittman arm should be the same on almost all B body GMs from 71 to 76. Check the Hollander interchange manual, I don't ever recall more than one style but I do not want to give you...
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    I think the miles may be a little , shall we say...

    I think the miles may be a little , shall we say OFF. Why is there a newer AC clutch on a car with that few miles?
  21. I would second what Eric said on the quarters...

    I would second what Eric said on the quarters with the added point that water coming in from around the top starts this. If you do not cure the water seepage you WILL do the repairs again. Floors are...
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    I don't ever recall seeing any ther color than...

    I don't ever recall seeing any ther color than black, what your guy may be referring to is a weird haze that forms on the surface of some NOS parts over time, it does look blue, sometimes almost...
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