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  1. Seeking a Delco battery topper with the yellow "Delco" wording on each cap; thanks much!
  2. Thanks--on mine they appear to be #12 sheetmetal screws, and as you said two long ones with spacers and two short ones. But it's odd to use such fasteners with the bumper's captive (square) nuts. I also had difficulty getting my rear bumper replated. The sheer size of the bumper posed challenges for the plating shop in terms of chrome coverage. I had hoped to get the areas around the taillights to have full (quality) chrome coverage, even though they didn't necessarily leave the factory this way.
  3. Anyone know the size and spec length for the taillight assy to bumper bolts on a '65? There are 4 per lamp assy, but I don't know if they're all the same length. I had some spacers in the parts bag so I'm thinking these bolts are at least 1" long. Thanks much
  4. A DIY mechanic for years but a newbie to the GM400 transmission; thought this was the best forum for this question: -- Before transmission is fully warmed I'll be at a traffic light (in drive) and when I hit the gas the trans will pretend like it's in neutral for ~2 sec and only then slam into drive (with rpms a little above idle). I'm then able to drive normally. I never touch the shift lever and it will engage any gear at either a standstill or while underway; no upshift or downshift issues. Issue goes away when fully warm. Correct fluid level--planning to test modulator for fluid leakage and vacuum input / leaks tonight. Is this symptomatic of any common problem? Thanks much ...
  5. For my own education why wouldn't adjustment of the idle air flow or mixture screws not compensate for this issue?
  6. Through what bolt hole is the posi tag supposed to be mounted? I can never see this on pictures of used (supposedly posi) rear-ends; thanks !
  7. Sent my clock to the Machesney Park Instrument Services for a quartz rebuild. Upon return it was losing 20-minutes a day; so much for their QA testing. I sent it back and they returned it so quickly that they couldn't have tested it for more than a day. Sure enough it's still losing time, and I can see the seconds hand actually slowing in spots. Anyone recommend--from personal experience--another shop that can rebuild these clocks?
  8. Seeking a very nice underdash tissue box from the early-mid 60s. Has tri-shield on right side. Thanks much ...
  9. So partaking in the rallye would not offset any implicit deductions from trailering? Also from NC and also planning to trailer.
  10. Nice ride. What size steel ramps and do they slide underneath? Trailer tires look a tad underinflated, even with the load.
  11. Can someone post a pic of a 1st-gen front ashtray light and how it attaches? Thanks much ...
  12. Seeking the two small rivets that attach the mini "spoiler" to the bottom of the vent window channel (1st Gen). Likely a generic GM part but don't know the name or p/n. Their height must be short to avoid obstructing the vent glass and glass tape. The special riveting tool used to install them would be an added bonus. Thanks ...