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by friedman
Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Taking glass out of door mirror?
Replies: 5
Views: 84

Re: Taking glass out of door mirror?

I thought about that and being the impatient guy I am I decided not to since I have no plans to ever take it apart. This for a car that won't be on the road till maybe spring of next year.
by friedman
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Taking glass out of door mirror?
Replies: 5
Views: 84

Re: Taking glass out of door mirror?

IMG_1151[2].JPG Tue enough, the glass is held against the plastic insert and mirror body lip by a spring. I pushed in the lens and was able to carefully and easily remove the plastic ring and then with a bit of fiddling get the lens out. With more fiddling and holding five pieces in place at one ti...
by friedman
Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: 78 spider for sale - with stuff!; cheap
Replies: 10
Views: 2378

Re: 78 spider for sale - with stuff!; cheap

You may just have to offer to give it away. A scrap yard is not going to offer much money, not much metal in them.
by friedman
Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Taking glass out of door mirror?
Replies: 5
Views: 84

Taking glass out of door mirror?

I took apart the stock mirror on my 75 spider door to clean it thinking the nut in the mirror body was a captive nut.
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The nut in the mirror housing is not captive. How do I remove the mirror from the housing to get access to the nut without breaking the mirror glass?
by friedman
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Photos and Stories
Topic: Fatrat...or how to have fun with a cheap X
Replies: 10
Views: 248

Re: Fatrat...or how to have fun with a cheap X

IMG_1088[2].JPG IMG_1069[1].JPG IMG_0981[1].JPG IMG_0884[2].JPG Brakes: Nothing special, just rebuilt the stock calipers and used MWB performance pads. The flex hoses are stainless steel and the MC is rebuilt. Since the panel in front of the wiper motor was rusted away, I mounted the brake and clut...
by friedman
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Photos and Stories
Topic: 124 Coupe rust repair
Replies: 9
Views: 143

Re: 124 Coupe rust repair

That's the problem for me, Chris. I don't enjoy rust repair...at all but I can't pay someone else to do it.
by friedman
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: AR Blue Lowering Springs
Replies: 7
Views: 252

Re: AR Blue Lowering Springs

Also, cars need to settle when jacket up so when you install new springs, drive the car for a bit before taking measurements.
by friedman
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Photos and Stories
Topic: 124 Coupe rust repair
Replies: 9
Views: 143

Re: 124 Coupe rust repair

Whenever I get depressed with TV news I come here and look at rusty Fiats and get more depressed.
by friedman
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Photos and Stories
Topic: Fatrat...or how to have fun with a cheap X
Replies: 10
Views: 248

Re: Fatrat...or how to have fun with a cheap X

I'm not done yet! Weather is now too nice to spend time inside on the computer.
by friedman
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Tech Questions and Advice
Topic: Hey Brad, have you seen this? Small bore Holley Sniper
Replies: 10
Views: 155

Re: Hey Brad, have you seen this? Small bore Holley Sniper

Just for grins, does anyone know what the venturi sizes are?