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Forum: Members Helping Members 02-23-2021, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By John V.
Would this work? ...

Would this work?

https://www.fotor.com/features/photo-stitch
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 02-20-2021, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By John V.
Don't know if this is helpful but I worked hard...

Don't know if this is helpful but I worked hard to remove the machine turned look '64 aluminum insert on my '64 GTO dash.

You can read about my experience here:
...
Forum: THE LOBBY 02-20-2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,041
Posted By John V.
We had field mice when we moved to our new to us...

We had field mice when we moved to our new to us house in the Ga mountains. Previous owner had left new in the box glue traps and some unused snap traps behind for our benefit. Obviously, mice have...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 02-10-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By John V.
Hey Rich, I misread your earlier post, thought...

Hey Rich, I misread your earlier post, thought you had said Chevy didn’t offer any outside mirror option from the factory. That is what prompted me to explain the Chevy C & C package option that you...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 02-02-2021, 10:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 316
Posted By John V.
Rich, I think if you check you should discover...

Rich, I think if you check you should discover that the driver side Outside Mirror was offered as a Factory option for the '64/'65 Chevelle in both Manual and Remote variants.

Unlike Pontiac...
Forum: 61-66 Big Pontiac TECH 01-23-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By John V.
No doubt a fairly unusual interior Trim choice. ...

No doubt a fairly unusual interior Trim choice.

I don't know for sure but seems to me the Bonneville generally and the Bonneville Convertible in particular was marketed as a "sporty" big car.
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Forum: THE LOBBY 01-22-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 973
Posted By John V.
His obit. ...

His obit.

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/charles-lefebvre-obituary?pid=155621507

Died way too young. No kids apparently, maybe his GTO passed to a sibling?
Forum: 61-66 Big Pontiac TECH 01-22-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By John V.
Yes, Code 272 was specific to the '65 Bonneville...

Yes, Code 272 was specific to the '65 Bonneville Convertible and identified the Parchment and Red interior trim.

It was Imitation Leather (polite way of saying Morrokide Vinyl).

The Parchment...
Forum: 61-66 Big Pontiac TECH 01-22-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By John V.
The '64 big cars used the same 389 block as the...

The '64 big cars used the same 389 block as the '64 GTO.

The '64 big cars continued to use the Borg-Warner T10 4 spd, the '64 A body used the newer designed Muncie 4 spd. The big car went to the...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 01-17-2021, 10:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 673
Posted By John V.
Steve, is the switch seen not the TCS? I'm not...

Steve, is the switch seen not the TCS? I'm not an auto trans guy so if it isn't the TCS, I have no clue. Just curious.

According to the Service Manual:

MA is the application code for the M38...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 01-17-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 673
Posted By John V.
The switch looks to be the '73 TCS switch that...

The switch looks to be the '73 TCS switch that was part of the Emissions Control System.

ladytata, have you looked closely at the governor cover? Identifying info was stamped on the TH350...
Forum: THE LOBBY 01-17-2021, 12:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By John V.
I'm not aware of any company developing a moon...

I'm not aware of any company developing a moon rocket independently. SpaceX has gotten significant government funding. But they already beat Boeing in launching astronauts.

Boeing and NASA are...
Forum: THE LOBBY 01-16-2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 953
Posted By John V.
I'm similar to carbking, have used HP Laserjets...

I'm similar to carbking, have used HP Laserjets for decades. First was a 4P. Used to replace cartridges about every 6 months, lots of pages. Cartridges were about $70 in the beginning but then...
Forum: THE LOBBY 01-16-2021, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By John V.
Link to NASA TV with the live feed. ...

Link to NASA TV with the live feed.

https://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/#public

They are in a hold right now. Have been interviewing a young NASA engineer explaining what is happening....
Forum: THE LOBBY 01-16-2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By John V.
NASA Hot Fire Test

Anybody watching NASA’s hot fire test today?

One of my son’s is a Boeing engineer involved in the project.

Pretty cool for those of us that grew up with the space program in the ‘60s.
Forum: THE LOBBY 01-16-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 996
Posted By John V.
I would agree with that. My first and only other...

I would agree with that. My first and only other '64 GTO convertible was purchased in 1973 from the original owner, a dentist in Philadelphia. Unfortunately I don't know the VIN so never got PHS on...
Forum: THE LOBBY 01-15-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 996
Posted By John V.
Champ, I also have factory Tilt Wheel and...

Champ, I also have factory Tilt Wheel and consider it the most unique option on my own '64. Comparing yours and mine, I was struck by how similar yours is. And yet, by the same token, they are...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 01-14-2021, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 449
Posted By John V.
Electrical circuits are not my long suit. ...

Electrical circuits are not my long suit.

But if I understand your question, your turn signals are working fine.

The dash indicator lights when the right signals are on but doesn't light when...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 01-14-2021, 10:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 673
Posted By John V.
The TH350 was designed and PRODUCED as a joint...

The TH350 was designed and PRODUCED as a joint effort by Chevrolet Motor Division and Buick Motor Division as a replacement for the Chevy Powerglide and the Buick Super Turbine (although it...
Forum: THE LOBBY 01-12-2021, 11:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 996
Posted By John V.
I'm a '64 GTO convertible fanatic. Can't speak...

I'm a '64 GTO convertible fanatic. Can't speak to other makes but I've been answering this question for at least the past 20 years this way. First I mention that I much prefer to celebrate the...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 12-22-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By John V.
The Buick Super Turbine was used to back the...

The Buick Super Turbine was used to back the Chevy produced 215 straight 6 in '64.

However, the Chevy Powerglide was also used behind the '64 215.

Both were air cooled. The Master Parts...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 12-20-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 546
Posted By John V.
Mike, I see the '74 Chart was first issued in...

Mike, I see the '74 Chart was first issued in late Feb '73. I can't make out the Revision Date when it was Retyped & Revised. But I wonder if the '73 Chart was ever revised from the version you...
Forum: 64-65 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 12-19-2020, 11:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By John V.
Good point about the Sales Class J. Agree this...

Good point about the Sales Class J. Agree this does suggest it was being accounted for within PMD.

Whatever the accounting purpose of the “dealer code “99-998”, it just seems to me that if the...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 12-18-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 615
Posted By John V.
Mike, thanks, great catch. I would never have...

Mike, thanks, great catch. I would never have thought to check the 6 cyl application.

According to the MPC, the forward Spring connection Bracket 478471 was ONLY used for the V8,

Tough to tell...
Forum: THE LOBBY 12-18-2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 588
Posted By John V.
Chips Ahoy if I'm dunking 'em. Seriously...

Chips Ahoy if I'm dunking 'em.

Seriously though, my wife got an awesome Chewy Ginger Molasses recipe from one of our daughter's-in-law this year. Didn't expect to like them but they have proved...
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