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Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-26-2022, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,185
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
TJ, was the bottom of your '72 LeMans Sport...

TJ, was the bottom of your '72 LeMans Sport convert originally body color finish?
Off hand do you know what month/week the cowl tag notates body build? Thanks!
Forum: THE LOBBY 09-25-2022, 07:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,049
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/a40896618/ev-...

https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/a40896618/ev-pickups-towing-test-hummer-rivian-lightning/

Last month, someone sent me a link to a comprehensive article of C&D's August 2022 electric vehicle...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-25-2022, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
Love to have a $300 a ton scrap buyer.

Love to have a $300 a ton scrap buyer.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-25-2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 663
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
Run Forrest, Run! Nothing '69 Firebird 400...

Run Forrest, Run!

Nothing '69 Firebird 400 about a terd '69 350 2bbl YE coded engine.

Ad listers like that, need their #ss kicked. Am assuming this is another Fakebook "contribution"
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-23-2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
Model of Pontiac? Quickly skimmed through...

Model of Pontiac?

Quickly skimmed through your 2018 thread.
Forum: 77-81 Firebird & Trans Am TECH 09-23-2022, 12:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,449
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
Thumbs up Looks real similar to the stance of my modded '80...

Looks real similar to the stance of my modded '80 turbo SE after removing the AC & front mount battery & installing cut regular 301Formula front coils, 255-60's up front, & VSE shackles & 265-60 NCTs...
Forum: 69-77 Grand Prix TECH 09-16-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
'69 doors & door panels are different than '70's....

'69 doors & door panels are different than '70's. On a '69 you squeeze the recessed door handle down in the plastic cupped area. Its a novel feature for a '69.

Molded console style GP dash asms...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-16-2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 609
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
SteveM, since speaking closed chamber heads...

SteveM, since speaking closed chamber heads (realize early ones) let me get off in the weeds a little. what do you think of having the open chamber mod performed on '670's versus lowering...
Forum: 69-77 Grand Prix TECH 09-16-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
Values are all over the map on 69-70 GP's. 428 &...

Values are all over the map on 69-70 GP's. 428 & 4speed are close to top of the food chain. Hope the car has the intact console top plate & ashtray. Being a factory AC 428 stick car, going to be a...
Forum: Members Helping Members 09-16-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
You have a dependable 3/4 ton truck & open...

You have a dependable 3/4 ton truck & open trailer? It's about to cool off some, & would make for a nice drive, see some interesting country. Blown apart like that, know how I'd load it.
Few...
Forum: 70-73 Firebird & TA TECH 09-16-2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 450
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
Last pics shows a rh '71 fender for std Firebird...

Last pics shows a rh '71 fender for std Firebird = 3 holes. Just use the Firebird fender emblems & you will be fine. Since the mid 80's, have parted over half a dozen '71 Firebirds. Most were fairly...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-14-2022, 09:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 554
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
Just got home. Greg will check tub of throttle...

Just got home.
Greg will check tub of throttle brackets & cables in the morning.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-14-2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 835
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
Personally would go no more than 15K buy-in on...

Personally would go no more than 15K buy-in on such a cardinal red '70 GP.

Cardinal red & strato bench seat, auto, do hold it back, wer'e not talking RA3 GTO convert OR RA3 Judge convert...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-14-2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 835
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
'69-70-71 GPs with bucket seats & console are not...

'69-70-71 GPs with bucket seats & console are not that rare. Original consoles for them tend to hold up fairly well if taken care of.

Factory bench seat '70 GP's, ESP 400 HD 3speed/12 bolt cars,...
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-14-2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 554
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
9792068 is '68-69 2bbl 9799069 is '68-69 4bbl...

9792068 is '68-69 2bbl
9799069 is '68-69 4bbl A-body

'70-71 A-body bracket (except 71 RA 455HO) is stamped, A G P if memory serves right.

'68-69 the lower leg lays flush against the intake...
Forum: 70-72 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-14-2022, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
Regret i missed this question. Will double check...

Regret i missed this question. Will double check outer wheel houses.

Have removed solid 4 door '70-72 LeMans quarters cutting from door jamb area up, in order to save & repurpose outer wheel...
Forum: Canada, Mexico and Other Countries 09-14-2022, 04:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,366
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
Filled up $2.93 a gal last Thurs, $3.13...

Filled up $2.93 a gal last Thurs, $3.13 yesterday.
Diesel for the truck is still ridiculous, imho, over $4.50 a gal, seldom drive the Cummins Dodge unless have to.

Once winter formulation junk...
Forum: Canada, Mexico and Other Countries 09-14-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,366
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
Prayers sent for our original musclecar era...

Prayers sent for our original musclecar era restorer/maintainer brethren in Europe.
Praying you don't freeze or starve this Winter.
Forum: THE LOBBY 09-14-2022, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
Welcome, '77 T/A owners seem to be coming out of...

Welcome, '77 T/A owners seem to be coming out of the woodwork.

Looked over two white low shaker '77 T/As today @ a nearby hotrod restoration facility. One was owned by one of the shop owners, &...
Forum: 67-81 Firebird & TA Parts WANTED 09-14-2022, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
Would try to target longtime collectors/restorers...

Would try to target longtime collectors/restorers & parts sources well up North. '71-72 shade of blue tends to have held up a TON better up north if the car has been garaged near all of its life.
...
Forum: THE LOBBY 09-12-2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 969
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
YES.

YES.
Forum: 68-69 GTO Tempest & LeMans TECH 09-11-2022, 03:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 554
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
IF that's a big - 2 after the T... then you have...

IF that's a big - 2 after the T... then you have a 2bbl throttle bracket.

have never tried running the 4 bbl cable on a 2bbl bracket, have the correct 4bbl brackets.
Forum: THE LOBBY 09-11-2022, 03:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 969
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
painted all the way on '78 gold 15x8's.

painted all the way on '78 gold 15x8's.
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-11-2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 835
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
It's a factory AC equipped Turbo 400 car, so no...

It's a factory AC equipped Turbo 400 car, so no 3.31's.

IF original rear, & no posi, will be a 3.07 coded WT K

Original coded with factory Eaton posi, will be an XT K (with an E)

Original...
Forum: Pontiac - Street 09-11-2022, 02:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 835
Posted By 'ol Pinion head
Yes, both are factory 4 bolt main capped blocks. ...

Yes, both are factory 4 bolt main capped blocks.

Since the late 80's have owned dozens of '69 & 70 GP's. Mostly as partscars, with three leaving as running projects. Nearly a dozen were SJ's. The...
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