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Sheet Metal from '76

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Hey Guys, I gotta get the last bit of this gone! Im making deals on sheet metal! It's got everything but a roof, driver fender, and tail panel. I need to get this shell out of my yard! You cut, I've got power. Give me a holler and let me know what you want and we'll get something worked out. I really don't want to crush what's left of this, but I can't store it much longer!!!

 

https://seattle.craigslist.org/est/pts/6704292014.html

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Man...I could have used you about a year ago for my rust bucket. 

 

These days I think if you could salvage the trunk floor and maybe a frame rail, you could make out very nicely on your donor. Those parts seem to be vanishing lately. 

 

Cheers! 

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It's odd, nobody wants to buy them. I've got one guy interested in the trunk floor. The rest is nothing...... Always surprised how long some of this stuff stays around. But I gotta get it gone!!

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You're welcome.  Did it pan out?  Were you able to give that guy what he needed?  That is awesome that you are taking the time to use up as much as possible.  I have the hardest time throwing stuff away.  I am tempted to take some jeep seats I have back to the junk yard and then think "I should grab my little impact driver and salvage those nuts and bolts first!"  It may be a sickness?  : p 

 

I like the colors in my profile picture.  That was taken the night I first installed the adjustable points, so seeing it takes me back to that glorious event :D 

 

I used this avatar for a while... makes me think of y0u :) 

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You are my hero, for steering me towards that Sun machine.

(although this logo is from another little set of testers I found on CL)

 

Tom

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No word from the guy yet.... Hopefully at some point. I'd much rather not scrap this thing, but time is of the essence. I do the same thing, I have parts for this and that and some I'll maybe get to someday..... 

 

I'm glad you're getting good use out of that machine! Definitely saves you time over dropping it in the car. You could probably start rebuilding dizzies for more than just the '02 folk and make a buck or two!

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a buck or two sounds about right.  :D 

 

the problem with actually 'rebuilding' them is finding replacement parts.

 

I do enjoy assessing how they are working and looking at what some problems might be and hopefully correcting them.  cleaning and lubrication is basic maintenance that is typically ignored.  That sort of service, coupled with providing the advance curve seems like it might be useful... assuming the parts are not worn out.  I think it is a little odd that other rebuilders do not provide the advance curve with the distributor when they return it.

 

I've thought it would be fun to have a 2002 gathering here, where people pull their distributor and take turns plotting the curve, then put them back in the car and reset their timing based on what they learn.

 

One or two people at a time is fun too.  There is a member here that is coming over from Seattle soon, to spin his.  

 

you are due for another visit too :) 

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Yeah, you would have to get creative and make your own parts/have someone make them as most are not around anymore.

 

I keep meaning to get out your way! I'm trying to back some of this overtime down so I'm not constantly trying to play catch-up on the weekends.... We'll see if that happens before I leave the company...... We'll have to go pull some parts!

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