Barney Eaton

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  1. Padgett........could these be (easily) wired to work on older GM vehicles? I am still working on the '65 Corvair (3 speed blower), one thing I would like to improve is the wiring, In the case of the heater blower everything goes thru the ignition switch and then the heater switch.... could this (or another) module be incorporated to reduce the current the ignition sw and heater sw sees when the blower is on? Remember I am not very electrical smart but I can usually follow instructions.
  2. Glad you are taking on the task of saving a rare Buick. Buick specs shows there were only 10,506 made and probably only a small percentage had A/C in 1958. Just noticed the other compressor on the right side....does that mean this car had the rare air bag suspension? Good luck and keep us up to date on your progress.
  3. Sorry I tried to post pictures of several engines and it did not work.......then I could not delete the post....
  4. To create a base line.......I know how to change light bulbs and batteries.... So how hard is it to make your own inverter or take one off Ebay and convert it to use in the Reatta?
  5. modified Buick straight eight engines https://www.google.com/search?sxsrf=ALeKk00sDwF_7R4o2RfR-3qGaTGUwjIYjA%3A1590718282440&source=hp&ei=Sm_QXvjfF4TIsQXT2aKgBA&q=images+of+buick+straight+8&oq=images+of+buick+s&gs_lcp=CgZwc3ktYWIQARgCMgIIADICCAAyBggAEBYQHjIGCAAQFhAeMgYIABAWEB4yBggAEBYQHjIGCAAQFhAeMgYIABAWEB4yBggAEBYQHjIGCAAQFhAeOgcIIxDqAhAnOgQIIxAnOgUIABCDAVCZFlifSmD9bWgBcAB4AIAB6wGIAf8OkgEFOS42LjKYAQCgAQGqAQdnd3Mtd2l6sAEK&sclient=psy-ab#spf=1590718591203
  6. Just check my stock.........I have only 4 grey, 12 tan, 20 blue..... NO red ones. Here is a photo of a tan one........ The background on all colors is black. The "R" and circles are done in the color of the interior. No they do not stand out and are glued to the carpet which is why so many are missing. Some if not all mats had a "R" logo on both sides. If you have never owned a '88-'89 with original mats, they were reversible and had different carpet on each side.... loop pile on one side and plush on the other. There was a plastic grid that attached to the back side so the floor mats would not slip.... on '88's the grid was attached with vinyl loops and the 1989 used snaps. The tan mats pictured are 1988....see the vinyl loops on the sides....plastic grids are shown above the mats. This is how I install them Use masking tape to form an "L" shaped guide to locate where they go on the mat Apply hot melt glue to the backside of the logo Put the logo in the microwave to melt the glue uniformly on the back of the logo While the glue is hot and liquid....apply it to the mat using the masking tape guide. Put something heavy on the logo to hold in firmly on the mat until it dries.
  7. I have the "R" logo for the 1988-89 mats....... Had a batch made in all 4 colors.........only have a few tan ones have reasonable number of the other colors remaining. They are $7 each including shipping. Need to know the color you need. Also I have 2 pair of grey mats for 1990-91...decent used mats. 1 pair of tan mats for 90-91 used 1 NOS pair of Blue for 90-91
  8. As Nile noted.....when you go to 16 (or 17) you need to change the tire size to keep the speedometer correct. Look at www.powerdog.com your original 205x60r15 are the base and powerdog will give you various number to compare. If you go to 215x50r16 your speedometer will read 61 when you are actually going 60 If you go with 225x50r16 your speedometer will be on 60.
  9. Another possibility is one of the mast section is bent....as it goes down it binds and stops. If your antenna looks like the photo below.... it is a Chinese replacement and mast/cord (with the teeth) replacement are available on Ebay
  10. Wife said clean out the garage........ 1957 Plymounth sheel covers (4).......very good condition, picture of all 4 available. $100 (wrapped in 1986 newspaper) plus shipping.
  11. Sports mirrors used on GM intermediates from '70 and newer. Used on Skylark, LeMans, Chevelle, and Cutlass Both drivers side and passenger side are remote control. $150 a pair....no hardware and does not include shipping. Contact me for more details
  12. Sports mirrors used on GM intermediates from '70 and newer. Used on Skylark, LeMans, Chevelle, and Cutlass Both drivers side and passenger side are remote control. $150 a pair....no hardware and does not include shipping. Contact me for more details
  13. Sports mirrors used on GM intermediates from '70 and newer. Used on Skylark, LeMans, Chevelle, and Cutlass Both drivers side and passenger side are remote control. $150 a pair....no hardware and does not include shipping. Contact me for more details
  14. Brian.......with your connections, it would be great to see some vintage Buick race cars. I guess it was 2012 when the race cars category was created and there was only one NASCAR Buick in attendance. (none that I remember since) I happened to be on the judging team that judged that class and we had a tough time comparing it to "original race car"