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Old 05-10-2005, 04:39 PM   #11
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No no...paint it red around the holidays and put lights on it...no wait. Someone might mistake your car for a christmas tree and try to cut it down
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I'm not a fan of everything painted the same color either...looks fine black.
I agree with you.....because you can never match white paint, so i did my STB, 3800 engine cover and the Relay cover in a metallic black flake
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I'm not a fan of everything painted the same color either...looks fine black.
I agree with you.....because you can never match white paint, so i did my STB, 3800 engine cover and the Relay cover in a metallic black flake
Metallic Black flake.... This sounds interesting... Where do you get this paint, and can it be clear coated?

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did u take it off to paint it? cuz if u didnt wouldnt u mess up the alignment?
Actually, the way it looks he just took the middle section out -not the ends that have to have the strut bolts removed to take the ends off. Thus, even if he did move/drive the car with the middle section out it would still retain the proper alignment with just the center STB bar removed.
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Red, its just faster, isnt that right?
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did u take it off to paint it? cuz if u didnt wouldnt u mess up the alignment?


Actually, the way it looks he just took the middle section out -not the ends that have to have the strut bolts removed to take the ends off. Thus, even if he did move/drive the car with the middle section out it would still retain the proper alignment with just the center STB bar removed.



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Its a castor issues, the really isn't a lot for castor adjustment on these cars... As long as the car has sat in one place the castor will not be affected... And in most cases most places usually will not adjust castor on these cars, It usually falls within specc if memory serves... I have seen cars that have no castor adjustment at all.... I think W bodies are like this as well as the 2000+ bonnevilles..

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How is a STB going to affect Castor? Castor is the rake of the wheels forward/aft?
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Its a castor issues, the really isn't a lot for castor adjustment on these cars... As long as the car has sat in one place the castor will not be affected... And in most cases most places usually will not adjust castor on these cars, It usually falls within specc if memory serves... I have seen cars that have no castor adjustment at all.... I think W bodies are like this as well as the 2000+ bonnevilles..
most cars dont have a caster adjustment from the factory.. actually a large majority of cars only have a toe adjustment, no camber or caster without modifying or changing factory components
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