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    Pictures of 64 headlight buckets and screw size for rings

    You guys are great! Now to hunt for the trim ring and retainer ring screws!
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    Pictures of 64 headlight buckets and screw size for rings

    Thanks Paul I was looking for a slot/hole in the bucket.
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    Pictures of 64 headlight buckets and screw size for rings

    Thanks . So what does the spring hook into?
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    Pictures of 64 headlight buckets and screw size for rings

    No , what screws into these circled stands? Does the R1 vs the R2 go in a different location in board vs outboard?
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    Pictures of 64 headlight buckets and screw size for rings

    Thanks for the photos guys. The cad plated buckets have R1, R2 and L1, L2 stamped on them. What size screws hold the outer retainer rings on to the "stands"? Probably a sheet metal thread?
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    Pictures of 64 headlight buckets and screw size for rings

    Thanks Paul and G wagon ! My bucket was in pretty good shape. Some surface rust on the springs and a few of those stands for the screws. They seemed almost a green color. I pulled out the old broken plastic adjustors, then EvapRust and just painted springs and stands black.. The cad plating on...
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    Pictures of 64 headlight buckets and screw size for rings

    My 64 grill parts came in a box . I repainted the big parts there are whjat look liek cad plated cups that go into the adjustors behind the bulbs then the reatined rings. Assembly manual does not show break down how these go and what size are the ring screws?
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    Who has different year, make, model rear installed into their X frame?

    My 78 Trans Am still has stock 28 spline 10 bolt axles and an Eaton posi 1.5s 60 fts 10.90s @ 124. Although 30 spline are in the future and what I put in the 81 Trans Am when the factory posi was worn out for it's future 455. There is a guy repoping the factory posi friction plates now.
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    Edlebrock water pump

    The newer versions had "button" head screw for better clearance to the timing cover.
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    Disc conversion problems...

    My 78 Trans Am has had DOT 5 in it for 20 years good pedal autocrossing as well as stopping form 124 mph in the 1/4.
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    How long will an M22 Muncie hold up to 500hp?

    The Nash racing straight cut gear 5 speed I picked up years ago was used in a Stocker but 4th and 5th were 1:1 so legal and 5th was not used. It was just stronger than other 4 speeds. Now it's 2.80, 2.22, 1.77,1.33, 1.0. Lots of my Pontiac buddies have broken Muncies and ST-10s with a healthy...
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    Two head gaskets real or myth?

    I know my 64 340 HP motor had cast pistons, when I dropped a valve.
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    Two head gaskets real or myth?

    So guys I've always heard HP 409s had two shim head gaskets from the factory to drop CR. My first 64 was a 340 HP and only one. Real or myth?
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    After Market AM/FM Radio

    I have one in the 81 Trans Am has a port to add on I Pod which is now old tech!
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    wheel size after shortening diff??????????????

    I just fit some 275-60-15s on a stock rear with 0 offset 15x8 Cragar SS wheels on my 64. Close but clears frame and fenderwells.
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