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  1. Mikesmalaga72

    Trouble finding battery with proper ledge

    If you want a plain battery here is one for reasonable price: https://www.pepboys.com/bosch-premium-performance-battery-group-size-26r/product/9998175
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    WTB: Obscure Sunroof Part

    Clarify if possible, the orange book parts states there is only one required not two... and placed on the right hand side. Logic has it there are two provisions for them on the left and right hand sides.
  3. Hen, It probably is the A/C on/temp control.
  4. Interested in the nardi hub, Price and availability please. Shipped to 34476 USA. Thanks! 1-352-598-5130 c
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    Tension Rod Install Front Subframe

    You will get a few nicks on that jewelry but don`t worry nothing a little touch up paint wont hurt
  6. Hi all, Any tricks/techniques to installing the front wing window glass into its small triangular pane with the thin rubber gasket sleeve? Ive read using diluted dish soap or synthetic grease and some light knocking with rubber mallet. Thanks in advance!
  7. I was referring to only the small interior vent glass/frame assembly. I appreciate the tip on installing the assembly. Thanks!
  8. Thanks guys, much appreciated!!
  9. Mikesmalaga72

    Ludwig is 46 today

    Long live Ludwig!!! Happy birthday!!!
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    VDO Water Bottle

    PM sent..
  11. Trico classics are pretty nice!!
  12. Start with baseline stock and tune to suit in my humble opinion. That way you can tailor to your specific needs. there are a lot of variables and compromises to consider alon the way to achieve your desired results.
  13. Perhaps rear wheel cylinders/calipers are seized....I would test drive to see if you can free them up. If not rust may have developed rust rings preventing piston travel in the cylinders, or calipers. Brake fluid is hygroscopic and will make rust your enemy in 2002 brake systems. Also the rubber brake hoses can close up similar to cholesterol. If your master is putting out fluid, then physically check rear bake cylinders for movement. adjust shoes while there etc. Good luck!
  14. 16 to 17.4 ft lbs strut bearing mount top of fender
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    Section of inner fender

    Hello, Maybe this would help? https://www.wallothnesch.com/en/repair-sheet-for-inner-front-wing-right-fits-for-all-models-and-years-of-manufacturing-41-29-01.html Good luck
  16. With most things on these cars time and care will go a long way to success.
  17. Mikesmalaga72

    Safety wire bolt source?

    Other than drilling out M8 bolt heads in a jig made for that. you could always order 32211113178 bolts from the dealer.
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    72 shift lever retainer spring ring

    Following up here, I decided to radius the area near the small split already cut into the lever toward feed side of spring clip and got to hear the magical click! Found that the added clearance was all I needed to finalize! Thanks for all your help guys!!
  19. Hey guys just wondering what you used to compress the expanding spring locking ring that secures the upper lever assembly. I`m having a difficult time compressing and locking the lever down. Thanks !!
  20. The part numbers for those lights varied with addition of the black rings for the later cars and part number changed with simply deleting those rings to adapt to the pre 74 cars.. The lamp assembly floats in their mounting holes assuming you examined that, look for the rubber gaskets adhered to the mounting surface if applied and substitute with thinner or no gasket pads mounted it should gain you some additional clearance. Additionally tighten down the headlight to full torque after aligning the light assembly. When satisfied with alignment of light assembly retry the hook mount and try look for binding or stresses on the grille. Carefully bend where necessary I believe it was necessary back in the day to meld grilles to the car. Good luck let us know the results.
  21. Mikesmalaga72

    72 shift lever retainer spring ring

    Thanks Jim!!
  22. Mikesmalaga72

    72 shift lever retainer spring ring

    Well, I think I`ll try an alternative. Thanks folks!