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    Brakes issues : Back vs Front

    good morning, The brake pedal went deeper than usual when i was driving, and then the brake light came on. Checked the brake fluid reservoirs and noticed the small one was completely empty. Checked the 4 wheels to look for leakage, but didn't see anything obvious. I read about bleeding the...
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    Replacing rear shocks

    I bought new bilstein shocks to put in the rear. Anybody has a guideline on how to do this in a second gen '78 . I've seen various vids for different cars on youtube but some people support the rear axle, others don't , some jack up the car somewhat , others just unbolt and replace? Anyone has a...
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    rust underneath truck area

    i found rust underneath and to the side of the trunk area, i d like to clean it myself. would it be ok to put a metal brush on my standard drill and polish it off, then treat with some anti-rust stuff? to raise the car a bit , i guess it were best to keep 3 wheels on the ground and to just...
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    rust underneath truck area

    i found rust underneath and to the side of the trunk area, i d like to clean it myself. would it be ok to put a metal brush on my standard drill and polish it off, then treat with some anti-rust stuff? to raise the car a bit , i guess it were best to keep 3 wheels on the ground and to just...
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    Dome light / tach meter

    good afternoon all, i'm not an electrician. The dome light does not work. i removed the "bulb" and i measure over the 2 "poles" in the dome light around 10 volt, it fluctuates, i slide the "bulb" back in between the 2 poles, the light does not work and when i measure i get a solid 0, not voltage...
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    Another Tach question, sorry!

    i've been reading a lot on tach issues. I have not seen, so i will ask if there is a sensor somewhere which can go bad so the tach has no reading when i drive. I got a haynes manual but don't find much info on the tach and its issues. I have read everything about the wire from the distributor...
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    Engine block rust (removal)

    hi everybody, My 78 runs fine but still needs all kinds of things. The engine block looks pretty rusted. Can i clean it without removing it from the engine bay? Could it become a problem? Or should i relax about it and let it be? It starts to irritate me somewhat but i simply do not have the...
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    Transmission leaks fluid

    hello, my transmission was rebuilt less than 1000 miles ago. However i notice red fluid leaking already. The pan (square) bolts are all very tight, i notice some red fluid on the passenger side bolts toward the back end of the car. These screws/bolts are all very tight. However right next to the...
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    Wheel alignment

    i have 245/50/16's on all 4 tires. Just put new tires on but the tire shop can't align the wheels as they do not show any 2nd gen camaro in their computer dbase. they do show an '82 camaro but maybe that is already a different story. I am in europe and therefore i ll need to provide some kind...
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    headliner installation

    good morning, While i'm still waiting for clips of the plastic side trim, i thought i can already put the headliner up by going front to back with the iron cross member in the front, dome light in the middle and second iron cross member in the back. I saw a few "holes" in the roof, 3 i believe...
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    Fbodywarehouse ?

    i ordered headliner clips (sidetrim) along with other stuff, but the trim was not in my package. I tried calling 423 949 6820, no answer i've calling since yesterday. Are they still in business??
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    245/50/16 on all 4 wheels

    when i got this camaro it had 4 of the same tires 245/50/16 on pacer rims. i have been driving it , on some ocassions 4 / 5 hour trips and have had no issues. Only thing is they wore of uneven in the front (inside wore faster), which i thought was because i did not have the car aligned. I order...
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    Back-up lights mistake/problem

    good afternoon, One of my back up lights wasnt working. Bulb burnt i figured. It was all black when i removed the housing and unscrewed the socket with the bulb. I turned the bulb, the glass came undone and the iron piece/socket of the bulb remained in place in the fixture. I looked at the...
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    Gauge cluster rebuild - power failure

    dear all, Need some help. I just rebuilt the instrument cluster and put it in the dash. Turned the key and was pleased to see everything was working. I realised i forgot to hook up the clip which takes care of the gear indicator. Hooked it up and closed the bottom of the dash. Everything ok...




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