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« Reply #15 on: December 19, 2017, 05:08:14 PM »

Thank you...
And here is a picture of the old one and the Classic industries side by side. New one has smaller letters and in the circle, a small but noticeable distortion.



And....I am having fun.
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« Reply #16 on: December 27, 2017, 10:59:36 AM »

Carpet is going in with help from my wonderful son. Bottom of seat have large washer spacer things.



But only one seat has them. Should I put them on both seats? Gee, I think they should be that way.
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« Reply #17 on: December 27, 2017, 11:03:40 AM »

Yes both seats use them. Only exception is if the car has a 6 way seat adjuster.
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« Reply #18 on: December 27, 2017, 12:59:58 PM »

Thank you again Dealer Demo, for your help.

 Here is my son in action.


 
The carpet is from Trim Parts. The color is good. Fit is ok, a few waves/lumps.  Very good overall.
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« Reply #19 on: January 03, 2018, 11:48:58 PM »

Here is some 'advice'. I found cheap speed nuts, that actually work. After going to two autoparts stores, (AZ, and Advance), and two Lowe's, one Home Depot, one Hardware store...Finally, a LOWES had them.



And they work well on the console hinge.



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« Reply #20 on: January 05, 2018, 05:33:52 PM »

New wood grain on console



Let me add, I read about the cut-to-fit  overlay, and it shrinks. And mine was. So, I used thinner and cheaper Contact paper. Yup, because I could tuck it under the edge of the thin plate. Now, it probably won't hold up. The other stuff was thicker and more stick to it. Soooo, later, I will order a yard of the good stuff. But for now, this works.
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« Reply #21 on: January 09, 2018, 11:14:04 AM »

And now doing the front doors. Upper felts. AND. And putting a new mirror on the drivers side. Now, the original driver's mirror is weak, does not stay adjusted. And..I am enjoying this!!!



And I made matching large washers for the seat brackets.
And the old car smell is gone.
And I put new kick panels on. Now, the grain is off, but the fit is ok. For a driver, it's fine. And 1/2 the price of Y.O. they are Palco from Classic Industries. But the old ones.....SMELLED.....
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« Reply #22 on: January 16, 2018, 10:47:07 PM »


Good, but real slow progress. The upper door pads are original, but have been dyed years ago. The drivers side need replacing.



Now, my next question is electrical, where is the horn relay, about time I fix that. According to the wiring diagram, it's under the dash.

I figure it's a whole lot easier to trace wires with the seats out!
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« Reply #23 on: January 22, 2018, 11:54:10 AM »

It works!!!!
https://youtu.be/l0Pg502THB8?t=1
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« Reply #24 on: January 25, 2018, 05:55:29 PM »

New Question.....

Replacing blinker bulb.......

Remove instrument panel? Or  reach hand up underneath, which is about impossible...PS, painted horn cap, steering column I may wait on. PSS, I ruined one of the Top Cat felts, so I sent an e-mail, and they will get back to me on selling me just one...oh well, my goof!!!

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« Reply #25 on: January 25, 2018, 06:23:36 PM »

Reach up under. Taking it out will be way more work.
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« Reply #26 on: January 27, 2018, 05:48:06 AM »

Reach up under worked, thanks!
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« Reply #27 on: January 27, 2018, 03:46:42 PM »

You know that 'charger' emblem on the door panel? Well, I broke mine, (it was already broke, and glued on and small holes), so I got this....

Original on drivers door.

Hot off eBay for six bucks (China, of course)

And it covers the holes....
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« Reply #28 on: January 30, 2018, 09:24:14 PM »

Like the blue / white combo
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« Reply #29 on: February 11, 2018, 05:58:43 PM »

Thanks, I like it too. It came that way, so I am keeping it.

Here is my next question.....

I smell raw gas. Now after crawling all under the car (Holly Elec pump and filter, following lines, all that) it looks all DRY. Now, I did notice the original rubber gasket on the flip up cap, needs replaced. I'm thinking maybe it's coming from there. I searched eBay and Classic Ind. know where to get it? Thanks....John

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