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So I had an idea on this new fuel tank. Weld in a bung for a tank vent/roll over protection valve on this stock 66’ fuel tank. Fuel puking can be a real issue. So I bought this steel pipe bushing at a hardware store. It must be steel to weld to a steel tank. Please be advised this was a brand...
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This is a bit more detailed than other posts about installing a carpet. Part of installing a carpet is making the holes in the carpet for seat belt mounts and seat bolts. I found this easy way of making a nice crisp hole that does not involve using a razor blade cutting too large and seems to...
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Hello Abody people, My info is on what I did to use the 67-76 abody door hinge set on my 66’ Barracuda early Abody car. I’ve stripped a lot of abody cars and could never tell why there is a difference. I found out today. How come you can only buy 67-76 style hinges and they don’t fit the early...
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So you decide like I did to disassemble the dash and paint everything, clean well and then there is the heater and AC control cables. Here is a simple way to clean and lube in one shot. With the cable out of the car ( I disassembled my controller but you can do this all together.) Wipe down and...
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So, I decided to replace the quarter panel on the 66' and when cutting off the outer skin I found the inner wheel well lip gone. Some of the lip actually needed to go into the wheel well area. Now this repair is the same way I've been doing this for over 35 years. Some have an issue with it, but...
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Take 2 empty 5 gals buckets and one cover. cut the bottom of one of the bottoms minus 1/2"-3/4" to leave as a small lip place one bucket with the cut bottom inside the whole bucket This is my tool of choice for cutting out the bottom of the bucket- a 3" air "wizzer". drop the center chuck in...
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