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Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH Today, 07:29 AM
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Posted By Trevor78
Others may have better photos but here's how the...

Others may have better photos but here's how the sidesill carpet should look on your 79. The anchor bolt mounts with the carpet pulled back and a small slit in the carpet only for the belt to pass...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH Today, 06:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 271
Posted By Trevor78
Well, some are coloured black, some are moulded...

Well, some are coloured black, some are moulded black in plastic, and then there's black vinyl. They should be similar, but they are not the same thing or intended to be, just to compliment each...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH Yesterday, 02:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 271
Posted By Trevor78
Yes, the lazy anchor bolt through the carpet onto...

Yes, the lazy anchor bolt through the carpet onto the side of the floor is a pet peeve of mine on new carpet. Can't blame people of the previous replaced carpet was also wrong but original carpet...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH Yesterday, 02:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 272
Posted By Trevor78
They are all the same, including Ames. Half the...

They are all the same, including Ames. Half the stuff flogged off is made for Camaro (or Chev) nd may also kinda fit Firebird, but not be at all correct. They copy ads from each other and no one even...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 12-05-2022, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 271
Posted By Trevor78
Of course. It doubles as heat insulation but the...

Of course. It doubles as heat insulation but the tar type takes the tinny rattles out of the car and makes it all sound much more solid. Add the wadding insulation on top and to pack out the floor...
Forum: 69-77 Grand Prix TECH 12-05-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Trevor78
No, the 400 wasn't the only engine in a '77 SJ....

No, the 400 wasn't the only engine in a '77 SJ. Best to confirm what it is first. Also, check that the AC hasn't been removed, rather than not optioned as these cars were fairly high up in options....
Forum: 74-76 Firebird & TA TECH 12-04-2022, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By Trevor78
Also true, the pre-blackened mesh was added after...

Also true, the pre-blackened mesh was added after painting. The production line had painted and completed vents lined up ready to go to suit car being assembled, of which most was also already...
Forum: Pontiac - Race 12-04-2022, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 496
Posted By Trevor78
Often there's weight savings to be had with the...

Often there's weight savings to be had with the driver.
Forum: 67-69 Firebird TECH 12-04-2022, 01:25 AM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 412,179
Posted By Trevor78
Never liked the big black join around the nose of...

Never liked the big black join around the nose of the 69 models, always looked unfinished and rushed.
Forum: 74-76 Firebird & TA TECH 12-03-2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By Trevor78
So you want no fuel return line and no vapor...

So you want no fuel return line and no vapor return line?
Forum: Industry Stuff 12-03-2022, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 191,579
Posted By Trevor78
I figured it was just for discussion purposes. I...

I figured it was just for discussion purposes. I don't think anyone would ever pay attention to it. Just flog off some nasty similar Chev parts and claim they fit all, if terribly or at all. Very few...
Forum: Suspension TECH 12-03-2022, 01:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By Trevor78
I think the larger diameter tyres need the RWL to...

I think the larger diameter tyres need the RWL to keep in touch with retro looks, just part of these cars. These are mine from 10+ years ago. Tyre choices are a little different now, especially what...
Forum: Suspension TECH 12-03-2022, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By Trevor78
Bigger, as in taller diameter/profile? It will...

Bigger, as in taller diameter/profile? It will only raise 1/2 the diameter difference, same with the fender gap. New springs will likely see this all over again, at least at the moment you know where...
Forum: Suspension TECH 12-02-2022, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By Trevor78
The shackles also allow springs with more arc to...

The shackles also allow springs with more arc to move properly, they have to match to allow enough movement. Fine-tune the height with blocks, a lot easier than removing the springs each time and...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 12-02-2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,470
Posted By Trevor78
Just the more common Olds brackets then, some may...

Just the more common Olds brackets then, some may have to come from a big-block Olds or modified for the attachment changes between narrow and wide decks.
Forum: Electrical Tech 12-01-2022, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By Trevor78
https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52509453115_5c...

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/52509453115_5cc042f68e_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2o15F1x)1981 Firebird wiring diagram (1) (https://flic.kr/p/2o15F1x) by Ben...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 11-30-2022, 07:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 522
Posted By Trevor78
What are the condition of your body mounts and...

What are the condition of your body mounts and radiator support mounts?
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 11-27-2022, 09:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,470
Posted By Trevor78
The hose looks due for replacement anyway. If you...

The hose looks due for replacement anyway. If you have the same type again to suit the 'vertical' water neck you can take an inch out of the height at the water neck, bringing it down closer to...
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 11-24-2022, 03:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 219
Posted By Trevor78
Every owner of a black TA believed theirs was a...

Every owner of a black TA believed theirs was a special model. Every owner of a non-black TA believed theirs was a special model repainted.
Lots of custom detailing in the 80s, trim to wheels to...
Forum: Heating & Cooling TECH 11-23-2022, 04:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,361
Posted By Trevor78
Or old cars.

Or old cars.
Forum: Industry Stuff 11-20-2022, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1,722
Views: 191,579
Posted By Trevor78
20105596 / 20105595 A-pillar inserts for 2nd gen...

20105596 / 20105595 A-pillar inserts for 2nd gen Firebirds

https://flic.kr/p/2jQh15D
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 11-19-2022, 10:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By Trevor78
So, you are talking about the interior mirror in...

So, you are talking about the interior mirror in this case?

I'll have to see what it was I was looking at.
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 11-19-2022, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 258
Posted By Trevor78
The door mirrors? You can get various replacement...

The door mirrors? You can get various replacement glass. Get the thicker type if you do, I had a set sent once and they were thin and with jagged edge. Also, you can swap internals on RH side but...
Forum: 67-81 Firebird & TA Parts FOR SALE 11-16-2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,455
Posted By Trevor78
They probably look nice.

They probably look nice.
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 11-09-2022, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By Trevor78
Nice pics. I never made much sense of the...

Nice pics. I never made much sense of the stampings, in a useful sense. I think my couple also start with J, then a few details on year, maybe date and shift and whoever did it and what they had for...
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