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Post by Bret Mullikin on Mon Jul 04, 2016 12:51 am

It's been 6 long years and a lot of help from you guys.  I've got a lot of work left to do, but it's great to be driving her again.  I took some pictures more current than 12 years old and not through a second story apartment window.  I hope you like them.  Thanks again!

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Post by Joe73 on Mon Jul 04, 2016 6:51 am

Nice job. Clean car.
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Post by clanceman427 on Mon Jul 04, 2016 7:35 am

Great job, and i love the color combo and stance.
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Post by Damon23 on Mon Jul 04, 2016 1:05 pm

The twin to mine (almost). I removed my bumper guards and plate holder. Is that a pinstripe that goes over the wheel wells and along the bottom of the quarter? I've got to get a set of those mirrors. I heard they were the same as on the late second gen Camaros. Great job.
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Post by Limey SE on Mon Jul 04, 2016 2:49 pm


Damon I have a Facebook friend that has a set of them Mirrors from a Cutlass they be direct bolt up he wants $75 for the pair
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Post by Damon23 on Mon Jul 04, 2016 3:22 pm

Hmmm. I may be interested in that. Do they have the remote feature on the drivers side? I'd rather just adjust them myself instead of dealing with the cabling for the remote set up.

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Post by Limey SE on Mon Jul 04, 2016 3:24 pm

Yea They Do pm Me as Not to Clog his Thread
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Post by fasrnur on Mon Jul 04, 2016 7:26 pm

Bret and Damon23, both of your cars look very nice. Simple and clean.
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Post by Mcarlo77 on Mon Jul 04, 2016 8:18 pm

Damon...be aware that sport mirror bases are not the same shape as chrome mirror bases. Mention it only from the standpoint that the paint may be a different shade outlining where portions of the chrome base was.
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Post by Bret Mullikin on Mon Jul 04, 2016 10:56 pm

Thanks, everyone. Nice looking car, Damon! That is a pin stripe - double white. I replaced the driver's side mirror a few years ago with some help here. There's a few threads about getting the right base. My original was a sports mirror, however. I agree with getting a manual adjust if possible. My cables are loose and don't work well. The next step is replacing the vinyl strip in the middle. I have the replacement, but am a little worried about tearing off the old one. Anyway, 250 miles down and it runs better every mile.
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Post by rosco77 on Tue Jul 05, 2016 6:50 pm

Congrats getting it back on the road. That's got to be a good feeling. I'll be there soon enough.
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Post by thert1976 on Wed Jul 06, 2016 11:46 pm

Love the stance of the car.
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Post by knightfan26917 on Sun Jul 10, 2016 5:26 pm

Holy cow, Bret!  Yours looks great ... congrats on driving her again!


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