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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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    rust underneath truck area

    thank you all for your help. it is surface rust, no holes but i get the feeling i cannot let it sit too long anymore, but definately no holes. Thanks again!
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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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    Another Tach question, sorry!

    hi Daniel, i'm back already:whine: When i turn the ignition the tach drops to 0, goods news i thought. i crank the car and the i think it moves or it seems to float between 0 and 5, once the engine is running, the tach does not moves, just drove round the block . Don't know what to do anymore...
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    Another Tach question, sorry!

    daniel, thanks again for your help. twisted metal told me the ground is on the printed circuit behind the cluster. i found a ring on the top screw was not all the way fastened and when i turned the power on, the needle drop to 0 so i'm sure it will work now. Anothere member posted a picof the...
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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!

    hey, daniel thank you. i've had a few issues with bad grounds so far, this could be another one, where can i see the ground, where can i check it? Other bad grounds i had is with the blinkers, appreciate your help! i know the tach was working and suddenly stopped from one time to the next (the...
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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)

    Thanks for your help
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    Engine block rust (removal)

    Thanks, using those round brushes, wish i fit on a drill would not damage the actual metal as i brus, carefully of course? Thanks so much for your help.
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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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    air filter

    somewhat the same topic but different, i apologise. I ordered a new standard air filter and it does not fit, it's the second time i get something from rick's camaro's that does not fit, i ordered rear shocks before and allthough it says rear on the box, they are not correct either. Sometimes i...
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    Transmission leaks fluid

    hey thanks for all the help so far !
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    Transmission leaks fluid

    i think i figured out what this cover is, a dust cover or a protection cover , so i think im safe to close it all the way. Is it possible there is leakage because the car wasn't driven in 2 months?
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    Transmission leaks fluid

    1. Thank you for reading and trying to help. Here is a more accurate description as i was not correct in the first place, i'm seeing a small "gap" on the passenger side where a "round" cover, (and it sounds hollw when you knock with you finger on it) is bolted against the transmission. On 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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    headliner installation

    hi Pete, i didnt receive the clips yet. they were missing in my package. Thanks to the guys on here and one of your videos i got good ideas. i wanted to start with the side trim. However i reinforced the "slabs" on the cardboard and put those in the slot, then attached the dome light, from there...
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    Wheel alignment

    thanks , i got plentyof information now to show the guys at the shop. Really appreciate it. will let you know how it goes there's of course still the issue of shimms




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