Showing results 1 to 25 of 164
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Warren Seale
Forum: 93-02 Electrical Tech 10-13-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,523
Posted By Warren Seale
I replaced mine over 10 years ago with ones made...

I replaced mine over 10 years ago with ones made by Siemens. I bought them from one of the chain stores. They've worked well so far. I don't know if Siemens still making them.
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 07-11-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,275
Posted By Warren Seale
If you still want to keep the relay I've been...

If you still want to keep the relay I've been able to clean and lubricate the moving part to make it work. I doubt if the relay coil windings are bad. The movement just gets bound up with age. I...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 04-10-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By Warren Seale
"I think they painted, machined and applied light...

"I think they painted, machined and applied light painted clear."

This is correct.

Warren
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 04-04-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 294
Posted By Warren Seale
Yes. Rubber Queen was the OEM supplier to GM...

Yes. Rubber Queen was the OEM supplier to GM back then.
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 03-11-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 331
Posted By Warren Seale
It's great that these center caps are stainless...

It's great that these center caps are stainless steel and can be polished. Really no need to even buy reproductions. Just get some used ones and have them polished then buy new emblems.
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 03-07-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 294
Posted By Warren Seale
Those mats are made by Rubber Queen and, I...

Those mats are made by Rubber Queen and, I believe, still are. The Carmine Red is spot on for matching the original. I still have my originals.

Warren
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 02-14-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 231
Posted By Warren Seale
I used Texas Trans Ams. They did a great job. ...

I used Texas Trans Ams. They did a great job.

I also tried to find local wheel restoration shops and they all pretty much said that the aluminum wheels of that era tend to have bubbles in the...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 11-22-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 820
Posted By Warren Seale
If I recall correctly, the PPG paint code you...

If I recall correctly, the PPG paint code you reference was the original paint used in the 70s. That was lacquer paint. Most local paint suppliers don't carry lacquer any longer due to EPA...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 10-21-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By Warren Seale
You might also want to consider sending your...

You might also want to consider sending your originals out to a rebuilder and have them sleeved with stainless steel inserts.

Warren
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 12-04-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 549
Posted By Warren Seale
I bought my 79 new. I had it within days after...

I bought my 79 new. I had it within days after it was unloaded from the truck. In one week the clear coating started showing signs of failure on one wheel. The dealer replaced the wheel. These...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 05-21-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,019
Posted By Warren Seale
The hobnail was also used in 79 Corvettes with...

The hobnail was also used in 79 Corvettes with cloth interior. These are hard to find since most of them came with leather.

http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e367/WarrenSeale/768608-640-0.jpg...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 04-13-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,019
Posted By Warren Seale
Hmmm, sort of looks like my 79 even with the...

Hmmm, sort of looks like my 79 even with the unusual gold wheels on a white car (that I requested when I ordered the car).
...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 01-28-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 588
Posted By Warren Seale
The quality of assembly was indeed poor. I...

The quality of assembly was indeed poor. I bought my 79 new. When I looked it over, I found a lot of sheet metal bolts missing around the front underside of the car. The car had some repair work...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 01-27-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 588
Posted By Warren Seale
It doesn't matter if you have 200 miles or...

It doesn't matter if you have 200 miles or 100,000 miles on a well taken care of car. The appearance can look similar after 30 years.

Warren
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 10-03-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,413
Posted By Warren Seale
He he. I've got your clone. I'm an original...

He he. I've got your clone. I'm an original owner. The car was ordered with the 400/4spd. I waited 6 months then the dealer told me I had to settle for the 403/auto. They apparently weren't high...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 06-05-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 194
Posted By Warren Seale
Here are some pics of the old original and new...

Here are some pics of the old original and new Spectra tank.

Original:
http://i43.photobucket.com/albums/e367/WarrenSeale/IMG_0100comp.jpg...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 03-25-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 416
Posted By Warren Seale
It is interesting that it has the deluxe interior...

It is interesting that it has the deluxe interior which is evident from the Hobnail cloth but the pedals do not have the silver trim on them. That feature was included with the deluxe interior.
...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 12-26-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By Warren Seale
Is the grab part of the handle on yours flexible?...

Is the grab part of the handle on yours flexible? If so, it is the original. I've tried to glue the hard plastic end back into the flexible vinyl and it only lasted a short time. GM later...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 12-10-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By Warren Seale
In 79 the felt trunk mat was standard equipment. ...

In 79 the felt trunk mat was standard equipment.

Warren
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 12-10-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 735
Posted By Warren Seale
Well the day I drove my new 79 home one of the...

Well the day I drove my new 79 home one of the snowflake wheels was already showing signs of having the clear coat separate from the aluminum. They replaced it with a new one. After about 3 years...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 02-07-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By Warren Seale
In my town there is an old style electronics...

In my town there is an old style electronics parts store that also serves the ham radio market that stocks belts. They have a lot more parts inventory than some places like Radio Shack. You might...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 10-25-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By Warren Seale
Hmmm. Typical ding dong used car dealer.

Hmmm. Typical ding dong used car dealer.
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 09-19-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 532
Posted By Warren Seale
I was my observation back then that for the 79's...

I was my observation back then that for the 79's the Uniroyals were used in Norwood and the Goodyears were used in Van Nuys.

Warren
Forum: YOUR BEST PONTIAC STORIES 09-19-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 858
Posted By Warren Seale
Based on what you are saying, maybe my dealer was...

Based on what you are saying, maybe my dealer was telling the truth. They were probably not allocated a 400/4 spd car, so I lost. In know the TATA cars were definitely allocated.
Forum: YOUR BEST PONTIAC STORIES 09-15-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 858
Posted By Warren Seale
I'm the original owner of my 79. I had ordered...

I'm the original owner of my 79. I had ordered it from a dealer outside of Philly in August 78. I ordered every option along with the 400, 4 spd. This dealer gave the best price out of like 8 in...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 164

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:49 AM.

 

About Us

The PY Online Forums is the largest online gathering of Pontiac enthusiasts anywhere in the world. Founded in 1991, it was also the first online forum for people to gather and talk about their Pontiacs. Since then, it has become the mecca of Pontiac technical data and knowledge that no other place can surpass.

 

Cold Case Radiators

Cold Case Radiators is a Max Performance company that produces high end aluminum performance radiators at a price point that won't break the bank. Polished and stamped tanks. 2 rows of 1" tubes. Lifetime Warranty.

GTOG8TA.com

GTOG8TA.com is a Max Performance company that manufacturers parts for the 04-06 GTO, 08-09 G8, and 93-02 Firebird/Trans Am platforms.

Copyright © 2017