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by RatMalibu
Mon Nov 14, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Electrical/Wiring Technical
Topic: Blower Motor High Speed
Replies: 3
Views: 1669

Re: Blower Motor High Speed

It's been a long time but as I recall there is a wire loom that comes from the drivers side firewall and runs behind the engine to the passengers side, somewhere around the passengers valve cover there is a connector (4 or 5 wires iirc) there is a large gauge (10-12) red (I think) wire in the connec...
by RatMalibu
Fri Jan 01, 2016 10:16 pm
Forum: Autobody/Paint Technical
Topic: 80 Grille and bezels
Replies: 4
Views: 3190

Re: 80 Grille and bezels

kinda makes me a little sick to think that about 15 years ago I took a scotchbrite to a pair of brand new fresh outta the box NOS bezels that I bought from the GM dealer back in '92 for (iirc) about $25 each.....
by RatMalibu
Thu Jun 11, 2015 10:27 pm
Forum: Transmission Technical
Topic: Converting the Slow-wagon to t-56
Replies: 24
Views: 7125

Re: Converting the Slow-wagon to t-56

I just spliced into the brake light harness, but I suppose that using the other socket would be better
by RatMalibu
Wed Jun 10, 2015 9:43 pm
Forum: Transmission Technical
Topic: Converting the Slow-wagon to t-56
Replies: 24
Views: 7125

Re: Converting the Slow-wagon to t-56

as far as the reverse lock out, I just hooked mine up to the brake light switch...it disengages when I hit the brake
by RatMalibu
Sun Mar 22, 2015 8:57 pm
Forum: EFI Tech
Topic: gn gas tank and sending unit help
Replies: 6
Views: 2355

Re: gn gas tank and sending unit help

Racetronix sells GN senders already modified to use AN fittings if you plan to do that.
by RatMalibu
Sat Oct 04, 2014 12:25 pm
Forum: Autobody/Paint Technical
Topic: PPG DX995 Flattening Agent
Replies: 2
Views: 1873

Re: PPG DX995 Flattening Agent

should work just fine, the 685 was discontinued 12/2013 if you have to buy some a cheaper choice is PPG's one choice SU4985 universal matting agent...
by RatMalibu
Thu Feb 06, 2014 7:21 pm
Forum: Autobody/Paint Technical
Topic: PPG Paint school.....waterbase
Replies: 25
Views: 5249

Re: PPG Paint school.....waterbase

lol holy dead thread bump....I didn't even pay any attention to the dates... ](*,)
by RatMalibu
Wed Feb 05, 2014 6:23 pm
Forum: Autobody/Paint Technical
Topic: PPG Paint school.....waterbase
Replies: 25
Views: 5249

Re: PPG Paint school.....waterbase

What gun are you spraying with shaggy?
by RatMalibu
Wed Nov 27, 2013 12:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What did U do to your G-body today??
Replies: 3476
Views: 233306

Re: What did U do to your G-body today??

LS6 Tommy wrote:
RatMalibu wrote:ordered 600' of 18awg wire in 6 different colors so I can wire up some power mirrors soon :D
Are you installing the mirrors on the car next door? ;) Just kidding...

Tommy
haha unfortunately waytek has a minimum 100' per color...they are common colors so they'll get used ;)
by RatMalibu
Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What did U do to your G-body today??
Replies: 3476
Views: 233306

Re: What did U do to your G-body today??

ordered 600' of 18awg wire in 6 different colors so I can wire up some power mirrors soon :D
by RatMalibu
Mon Oct 28, 2013 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What did U do to your G-body today??
Replies: 3476
Views: 233306

Re: What did U do to your G-body today??

started it for the first time since last August lol
by RatMalibu
Wed Oct 23, 2013 4:22 pm
Forum: Autobody/Paint Technical
Topic: Flattening agent
Replies: 9
Views: 2680

Re: Flattening agent

I'm not sure who told you that they disco'd DX685 but they didn't according to the local PPG distributor I asked today. He said it was talked about for a while until they realized that SU4985 matting agent introduces a color shade difference in most formulas. There were 2 new quarts and one on the m...
by RatMalibu
Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:19 pm
Forum: Autobody/Paint Technical
Topic: whistling wagon
Replies: 3
Views: 1126

Re: whistling wagon

We had a thread about this a while (years?) back and it seemed to be a common issue with the '80 models.....I own two of them (both '80) and have had a '78 and '79 in the past. Both '80s do it and the others didn't....this coupled with the fact that I also did the whole windshield trim/door mirror t...
by RatMalibu
Fri Jul 19, 2013 3:23 pm
Forum: Electrical/Wiring Technical
Topic: fan controller/relay set-ups
Replies: 8
Views: 1621

Re: fan controller/relay set-ups

I see they now have a bussman block that has 10 relay and 40 fuse slots.....almost makes me want to rewire the car....almost lol
by RatMalibu
Tue Jul 16, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: Electrical/Wiring Technical
Topic: fan controller/relay set-ups
Replies: 8
Views: 1621

Re: fan controller/relay set-ups

I already had the old style weather-pac crimp tool that worked for the seals (used to work at a GM dealer) I bought the crimp tool for the new style connectors and the seals and connectors from way-tek also....kinda sucked because they were in a bulk pack....so I've get a few extra lol...the fuse bl...