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Old 04-20-2005, 02:19 AM   #31
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Belive it or not, she was pretty cool with the idea. I asked to keep the bidding and auction fees under $1000 so she was pleasantly surprised whrn the bill was half of that. I also made some arrangements so I didn't have five cars in my driveway and yard. It already looks somewhat like Sanford & Son

I did thank her for not yelling at me. She'* a great woman
My parents said "If you come home ith one more car you're sleeping in it...." Well...we're gonna test that theory when my bonne donor car get'* here...(If it ever does)
My parents said the same thing after I got the white one and talked about getting the white one... then my dad bought me the red one I know a couple dealers, but not sure how well. I'll have to see if my mechanic is also a dealer. There are 2 auctions, one in Rochester and one in Syracuse that are close enough, so we will have to see. Need to get the white one done and the red one moved first.
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Wont there be a lot of problems with dash cluster compatability? and where exactly is the engine harness and stuff located? is it deep inside the dash as well? or just in the engine bay?
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Congrats Randy hope evrything goes smooth for you.
shoot me a pm when you guys do some work.
maybe Ill take a drive out your way to inspect the work
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I was talking to Randy the other night. Talk about the expectant father syndrome. He mentioned needing a lot of solder and heat shrink tubing.
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congrats....i think???
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Any plans for the interior? I need some front seats and some trim pieces if you wanna give em up.
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Any plans for the interior? I need some front seats and some trim pieces if you wanna give em up.
Most interior stuff is going into my 93. The seats are noticably softer in the 97 for some reason but they are a bit lighter in color. I plan on using the seats, dash, console, door panels, door seals, sill trim and the A, B & C pilar trim. The only items remaining out of the 97 interior will be carpet, headliner and rear deck. The good news is that the ones that come out of the 93 will be available and they will match your interior color.



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Wont there be a lot of problems with dash cluster compatability? and where exactly is the engine harness and stuff located? is it deep inside the dash as well? or just in the engine bay?
Compatibility should be OK for the tach and speed-o. I'm concerned with oil and temp though. The sending units will have to have a similar range as the originals in order to keep the OEM gauges. The PCM for the L67 is in the engine compartment but the original 90 PCM is behind the dash. The main engine harness has a connector and won't be too bad but the other wires go through grommets and are sealed up with what liiks like hot glue. This could prove to be a nightmare.



Gumball, I be sure to do that. I work on a "one bolt, one beer" ratio so you can make sure I'm keeping up.
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I can vouch for that one... we were averaging one cut in the secret project to one beer. Right up until Randy tried to slice his finger off. They I drank and he concentrated on not commiting suicide.
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I think we know what that is.
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Randy, all I have to say, is good luck. You will have a long road ahead of you.. and you will be walking most of it.

The speedo and tach will be the WORST of your problems, not the easiest. Because instead of going through the WSS in the tranny, it goes through the PCM first.. which will be your greatest problem getting the right signal [I am betting the signals will vary]. However, your best bet may be to put the '97 guts in the '90 cluster, so the 90 cluster is what yous ee, but the 97 guts are what control it all.


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