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    78 MONTE CARLO ALUM WINDOW MOLDING

    looking for rear window alum. molding trim to replace original .Its a landau model,also the molding that goes on the roof drip rail ,removing original pieces that are damage,opgi doesn't carry for monte carlo.e-bay as of right now show nothing,any help,thanks
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    Drag shocks on street, who's running em?

    I have a 1978 montecarlo with comp. engineering 3-way adj. shocks,moroso trick springs cut one coil in the front.I have afco's dbl. adj. shocks with afco 12" spring in rear.trz anti-roll bar.Right now I'm adj. 3-ways.makes it a challenge to pull them out and change,i just set mine at 80/20 in...
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    Guys running Ford 9's and lowered. Come on in.

    Ha I have a 1978 montecarlo w/ moser 9" . I have 12" 150lb spring in stock position.currie upper dbl. adj. ,umi,dbl. adj. lowers set 19" long center hole to hole,trz arb.that spring lowered my car 2" in rear,I have moroso trick 212 spring w/one coil cut, lowered car alot like 3".I have my...
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    header fitment question

    JUST CURIOUS IF YOU WENT W/#65218,HEDMAN-HUSSLER HEDDER,I'M ALSO THINKING OF BUYING THAT HEDDER FOR MY 78 MONTE.ANY PROBLEMS WITH FITTMENT,HOW THEY HOLDING UP?THANKS,ANY PICTURES??
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    BEST REAR SHOCKS AND SPRING FOR A WAGON?

    I have afco's dbl adj. shock w afco's 12" ,150lb. springs.Will sit lower than your stock spring.Still trying to find the correct shock setting,for my car,if your going to run a radial tire you want to go w/dbls. for sure,great product,just pricey like everything!!!!!
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    HELP W/ PROBLEM ON MANUAL BRAKES

    Ha,just wanted to update,finally I have everything working,looks like that mc will work w/factory calipers in rear,car stops good,would like a firmer pedal,but the more I drive it the better it feels to me,going from great power brakes,so I was used to a very firm pedal,I do have a little heat...
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    help w/choosing correct hedder

    Yes I have a 1978 montecarlo,w/355 smallblock.I have alum. angle plug heads,stock power steering,I'm running hedmans 1-1/2" now,wondering what hedders you guys are running and what size ? My hedmans had to be ding in places,for clearance issues,so would like to know if you guys think that...
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    HELP W/ PROBLEM ON MANUAL BRAKES

    I got my mastercylinder back, strange sent it back ready to put back on car,benched bleed,I installed and also replaced factory rubber line w/tee in rear of car.rears seem to work,I DID NOTICE I have factory size line going into stainless lines to calipers that are #4 line(1/4"). Should I keep...
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    HELP W/ PROBLEM ON MANUAL BRAKES

    Hey guys thanks for reply back. Talking to strang ,they didn't like the way the mastercylinder was acting.,so they ask me to send it back to them. It only cost $11.00 to ship,they said if was a machining error,they would pay for it and ship back.Tommy do think even if that mastercylinder was...
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    HELP W/ PROBLEM ON MANUAL BRAKES

    Well I'm finding things out about my system. My mastercylinder ended up being a strangemaster cylinder,not a wildwood said in kit,part # on side,confirmed talking to strange. Inspecting mastercylinder again out of car ,notice leaking through seal between resuviour and body housing for the front...
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    HELP W/ PROBLEM ON MANUAL BRAKES

    Yes,I did back the pressure all the way off .everything for rear is new except factory tee in rear . I have checked to see if there was a restriction in line,squirted good-amount not connected to caliper. shouldn't be this difficult...........
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    HELP W/ PROBLEM ON MANUAL BRAKES

    Yes,TOMMY,that is a disc/disc,mastercylinder.This master came w/ TRAVIS'S kit. You think i should remove wildwoods port. valve?? I installed to control pressure to rear calipers.
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    HELP W/ PROBLEM ON MANUAL BRAKES

    Yes, I have travis's kit w/ a 1-1/16" bore master cylinder on my 78 montecarlo. disc/disc all around, 1/4" hard line run through wildwoods por. valve. to rear into factory tee,then 3/16 hard line to stainless lines into small gm metric (single piston) calipers. Same as the fronts. My problem...
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    FRONT COIL SPRING & LOWERING QUESTION

    Hey,guys. I'm lowering my car, I have moroso front trick springs, I just cut 1 coil off,dropped car like 2" . On the driver side the rubber isolator fell out and I installed spring without it, ARE you guys running this rubber isolator with your trick springs? What would be the pro's & cons of...
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    SHOCK HELP

    Hey guys, I wanted to correct IC and to level lca. I installed afco's springs,12" 150. I bought afco's dbl. adj. shocks. part # 3870r-1. that shock has a 7" stroke. When I installed them,they are bottom out w/ no shaft showing. Afco said I could run a 5" stroke shock. Should i run 7" shock...