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    Yes Jeff, our major roadways are being...

    Yes Jeff, our major roadways are being repaired...it's a pain while the work is being performed, but after it's completed, it sure makes for a smoot ride.

    Vince
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    Premium fuel, or,"High Test" as we used to call...

    Premium fuel, or,"High Test" as we used to call it back in the day, is really the only way to go. Jeff, I use premium in my push lawn mower, too...must be a PA thing!

    Vince
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    I add Sta-bil Ethanol Treatment at every fill up...

    I add Sta-bil Ethanol Treatment at every fill up in order to combat some of the ill effects of modern day gasoline. During the winter months, I also add Sta-bil Fuel Stabilizer (the red stuff) in...
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    Topping off the fluid level in your pump is very...

    Topping off the fluid level in your pump is very easy. After you have placed a rag around the pump to catch any spills, with the top in the down position, remove the rubber plug that is located on...
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    Hello Chris, I used Hirsch engine paint about 5...

    Hello Chris,
    I used Hirsch engine paint about 5 years ago, and if my memory serves me correctly, the color in the can was a little darker, but after I applied it, the paint looked great on the...
  6. Thread: Dream '55

    by VJCarbone
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    Hi Tim, Congrats on purchasing the AWESOME...

    Hi Tim,

    Congrats on purchasing the AWESOME 55...great color!

    Vince
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    Ken, Unlike most products that contract when...

    Ken,

    Unlike most products that contract when the temperature rises, rubber will expand. Thus when your car sits and gets cold, the hoses and perhaps other seals might be "opening" up a bit. I...
  8. Thread: I'm new

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    Welcome...WOW, what a sweet looking wagon! ...

    Welcome...WOW, what a sweet looking wagon!

    Vince
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    Did you try contacting Steve Snyder at...

    Did you try contacting Steve Snyder at IndianaPontiacs.com ?

    Vince
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    Steve, Of all the spectacular cars that were...

    Steve,

    Of all the spectacular cars that were made in the 60s, by far the 67 GP convertible is #1 on my list of favorites. I love the lines, skirts, rally wheels, hide away headlights, grill, tail...
  11. Thread: Rear Shocks

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    Larry, I recently replaced the rear shocks on...

    Larry,

    I recently replaced the rear shocks on my 64 Bonneville with a pair of Monroe Matic Gas Shocks and am very pleased with the ride. I am sure many other enthusiasts will suggest Bilstein...
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    Rod, You are correct....either type can be in...

    Rod,

    You are correct....either type can be in your system. I recently experienced a problem with my top not going up, so I removed the pump's plug, and determined that automatic transmission...
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    Although I try to buy from both Performance Years...

    Although I try to buy from both Performance Years and Ames, at times, I think purchasing directly from the manufacturer works out better.

    Vince
  14. Hello Paul, Thank you very much for initiating...

    Hello Paul,

    Thank you very much for initiating this very interesting project. Please advise the years that the PMD Service Craftsman News bulletins encompass.

    Vince
  15. Wagonman, I really dig this wagon, and the...

    Wagonman,

    I really dig this wagon, and the fact that I was born in 55 makes it even more appealing. Please post pics when the car is completed, and good luck with the restoration!

    Vince
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    When my car sits idle for 4 or 5 days,I...

    When my car sits idle for 4 or 5 days,I experience the same problem, and there are no leaks....just some evaporation, I believe. The way I remidy the issue is to remove the air cleaner, then squirt...
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    Zip Code 19026-5019...received on Fri., 12/09 in...

    Zip Code 19026-5019...received on Fri., 12/09 in perfect condition.

    Also, like many others, I always look forward to receiving my monthly edition of Smokes. It's a great publication, and all...
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    [B][COLOR="navy"]Ed, I have noticed that the...

    [B][COLOR="navy"]Ed,

    I have noticed that the tilt turn signal switch that you are seeking pops up on ebay every now and then. Also, you probably could get one from Steve Snyder at...
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    As far as the turn signal switch is concerned on...

    As far as the turn signal switch is concerned on the 64's, the tilt and non tilt columns each have their own and are not interchangeable.

    Vince
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    You might want to check ebay....I see center...

    You might want to check ebay....I see center links listed frequently. Do a search for 1962 Ponitac, and another for 1962 Catalina.

    Good Luck.

    Vince
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    Another weatherstripping source is Metro Molded...

    Another weatherstripping source is Metro Molded Parts, INC. I haven't used then, but I understand that they make a good product, as well.

    Vince
  22. Rich, I would think that the dash bulbs in you...

    Rich,

    I would think that the dash bulbs in you car are similar to the ones in my car. If that is the case, they are securely in place which makes for good ground, but they can be a bit stubborn...
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    I'll throw this out there.....how about teflon...

    I'll throw this out there.....how about teflon tape?

    Vince
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    Last year I ordered a heater core for my 64...

    Last year I ordered a heater core for my 64 Bonneville from my local radiator repair shop. Perhaps if you give them a call, they will tell you who their supplier is. If I remember correctly, the...
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    Mike, You are absolutely correct....I should...

    Mike,

    You are absolutely correct....I should have mentioned that.

    Thanks.

    Vince
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