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Forum: Interior
06-19-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: 90 Camaro Hatch pull down question

Sure did, here is the failure:
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thirdgen.org-vbulletin/640x480/img_4312_233691e73d31fefb95ec1cb0cd0f78245ac53711.jpg

Up until this point, it would never work...
Forum: Interior
06-19-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 566
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: 90 Camaro Hatch pull down question

My 90 Formula had this same setup. The reason that housing is not available separately is because it's also the motor cover and when you remove it, the motor shaft, brushes, everything falls apart. ...
06-13-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,058
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: My New Toy - 1990 Formula

Got the car out of storage, brought it home and installed the headliner, speaker panels and sun visors a few days ago. Much better!
...
06-11-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 855
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: I bought another bird!

Looks like a solid car, would like to see pics after it's cleaned up! Am I the only one wondering why the spoiler is mounted so far up the hatch?
Forum: Body
06-10-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Exterior door handles

I have a solution for you. I did this on my 82 and I just did this again a few days ago on a car I'm working on for someone else. As you know, the posts are too small. Made in China is always on...
06-09-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,356
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: 91 Formula WS6 T5

I'm not positive, but I think the sticker moved to the rear locking cargo door in 91. I'm working on a 91 GTA for a guy and that's where his is.
On my 90 Formula it's located on the inside of the...
Forum: Interior
06-06-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,222
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Rear hatch alignment help please!!!

What's interesting to me (first time I've read this particular thread) is, if the hatch panels are sliding on the glass, then the adhesive is releasing. What keeps it from just sliding all the way...
Forum: Interior
05-31-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,528
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Interior Color Thoughts

Man, that's a good looking color! I'm going to say black as well, not charcoal, but black, as dark as you can get it, then put A/C on it.
05-30-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,352
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Trans AM/GTA

WOW!!!! Love it!! Looks great!! I still want a factory 82 for my collection, but they are so hard to find these days.
05-30-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,352
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Trans AM/GTA

Very nice! I'm also digging the white 82 I see in the background!
Forum: Interior
05-30-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 940
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: How to keep spiders out of the car ..

Every once in awhile I get tired of all of the spiders in my little wooden garage that I keep the 82 in. It's pretty sealed up with every crack and crevice foamed, but they go under the doors and...
Forum: Interior
05-30-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,603
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: New t top seals still leak!

I'd venture to say that ALL t-top cars leak regardless if someone firmly believes they don't. Pay me to fly to your house and I'll show you they do. I can make a hard top leak too. In a "normal"...
Forum: Interior
05-30-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,603
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: New t top seals still leak!

May not be just the seals or the seals at all... Try the cup of water trick and pour over just the ttop itself. They can leak between the glass and ttop trim edge once the sealer in there starts...
05-30-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,058
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: My New Toy - 1990 Formula

Getting ready to order new rear springs for this car since the back sags quite a bit since I've owned it. I put Moog CC635s in my base 89 a couple of years ago and have been happy with those, so I...
05-28-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,472
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: June 2019 COTM **Voting Thread**

OMG, that is clean!!! Love the engine bay, the whole car really!! I stumbled onto your post last month and knew I had my nomination for June!! Sweet man! Looks amazing!
05-28-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,233
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Rare Formula? To buy or not to buy

Congrats ughmas, really nice original car! Looks like a good save and must be nice to have all of that paper work. My low mile original 90 Formula only came with the thicker owner's manual. I've...
05-26-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,472
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: June 2019 COTM **Voting Thread**

Good question! Is the nominator supposed to nudge the nominee to post more about their car?
05-26-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,999
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: My new 1990 G92, N10, DX3, 5 speed IROC-Z

I've mulled over taking it off my Formula, but it has grown on me and I'm afraid if I do remove it, I might find marred edges and would have to put more back on it, so I just leave it be and...
05-26-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,999
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: My new 1990 G92, N10, DX3, 5 speed IROC-Z

Looking great. Am I seeing black door edge guard on driver's door and not the passenger door or am I crazy?
05-26-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,058
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: My New Toy - 1990 Formula

I've done headliners in the past. It doesn't cost me much to have upholstery stuff done because I'm good friends with a lady who's been doing it for over 40 years and I've sent her a ton of...
Forum: Body
05-23-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,927
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Wrecked my 91 rs but I have an 87 z28 parts car how will this work out?

Sorry to see that, but glad you're okay! I sold a car just like that, same year to someone in Indiana back in 2002. Brings back memories.

In addition to front bumper, impact bar, hood and...
05-23-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,224
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: 4 post lift to assist with the originality of your Third Gen

That's a great price, too bad you are 2,000 miles from me. By the way, nice setup. My dream garage setup.
05-20-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: '86 Trans Am

I'm digging the tail light mod. Never seen that one before. Looks good. Is that one of the old Wraith Innovations bumpers on your car?
05-20-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,058
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: My New Toy - 1990 Formula

The car is currently in storage to make room for a friend's freshly painted car that I'm putting back together. The Formula was NOT going to sit outside, so in storage it went. It will still be...
05-20-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,058
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: My New Toy - 1990 Formula

Thanks man. Yea, the hatch pull-down had me strung out for awhile on this car. I just had to find the same type of unit my 89 has and now all is well. It works like a charm now.
05-19-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,999
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: My new 1990 G92, N10, DX3, 5 speed IROC-Z

Nice, welcome to the 1990 club where we are few and far between!
05-15-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Old school "survivor"

Here's the last discussion on it.
https://www.thirdgen.org/forums/history-originality/757604-like-super-chevy-cover.html
05-13-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,835
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: 1987 IROC-Z Convertible Special Edition. Worth saving?

Shame. Hopefully someone saved it and did it right. Back in about 88, my father was backing a boat into the Ohio River with his 72 International 1310 when the brake line burst and the truck went...
Forum: Body
05-10-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Weatherstripping question

This just keeps getting more interesting. I cannot believe that no one else on this entire board has seen this design. I mean can it really be that uncommon? I think if it were me and I couldn't...
Forum: Body
05-10-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: T-Top Edge

Yea, that one is pretty bad. Looks like a dog chewed on it. It's just a hard plastic trim that can usually be repaired with body filler if there is a crack, but that one is too far gone. I'd say...
05-08-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Kitt Scanner questions

Sorry for the delay. Here are a couple of pics of my hood safety catch and how it's bent and still functional. Hope this helps!
...
05-08-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 797
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: 1 OWNER 1987 IROC-Z

I downloaded the one pic and ZOOMED in on the odometer. Can't see it.

What's up with the interior? Seat side panels, armrests and seat piping don't match anything and don't go with anything...
05-08-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,356
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: 91 Formula WS6 T5

Pretty nice optioned car. The interior looks like it just needs a vacuum/detail, console door and some door panel repair. The paint on the upper surfaces looks toast unless it's a thick layer of...
Forum: Body
05-08-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Weatherstripping question

Very interesting. I've never seen this before. Maybe GM was trying something new in early 88 and then scrapped the idea. Neither my 89 or 90 has that and I'm working on a 91 for a friend and it...
Forum: Body
05-07-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Weatherstripping question

Well, that looks like a factory roof actually, but something doesn't quite look right, especially the vertical channels... Not sure about this one. Can you get some more detailed pictures of the...
Forum: Body
05-07-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Weatherstripping question

Overall roof would do. The front painted section at the windshield will be much wider than stock.
Forum: Body
05-06-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Weatherstripping question

I have 3 t-top cars and none of my weatherstrip channel looks like that. I suspect it's aftermarket ttops by cars & concepts (C&C). If so, the factory weatherstripping won't work. Do you have a...
05-06-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: June 2019 COTM **Nomination Thread**

I'd like to nominate Clean87TA. 1987 Trans Am LS1 T56
...
Forum: Interior
05-05-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: HVAC Unit 2 vacuum selectors?

So, if I'm understanding this correctly, it controls the plastic heater control valve in the engine bay where all the heater hoses connect, which means if bypassed as I have it, means coolant will...
Forum: Body
05-05-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 362
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: 3rd brake light wont fir under Hawks spoiler

I'm assuming this is your Formula? Do the mounting holes in the Hawk's spoiler not line up with the factory holes? As for the brake light, I suspect it's the spoiler. Your brake light collar looks...
Forum: Interior
05-04-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By kentuckyKITT

HVAC Unit 2 vacuum selectors?

Forgive me if this has been covered, because I could not find it after about an hour reading through threads. On my 90 Formula with A/C, it was stuck blowing air through the defroster since I've...
Forum: Body
05-02-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: T-top seal issues

Looks like you don't have the center bar section completely seated. The back edge of that seal should be under the center trim. You have to get the lips seated in the tracks completely. Not sure...
04-30-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,233
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Rare Formula? To buy or not to buy

Looks decent to me! Worth a look I'd say for only 2 hours drive. Asking price?
Forum: Exhaust
04-30-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 675
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Header Gaskets (Again)

I use the el cheapo graphite aluminum gaskets on mine and have never had problems. I swear by them actually. Replaced my heads 7 years after engine rebuild, pulled the el cheapos off and they still...
04-30-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Has GM changed their packaging?

Truthfully, you really don't know what you are getting these days sadly. I still trust NOS or NORS as long as it's in sealed brand packaging. Don't expect that what you buy is what you get. For...
04-30-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,794
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: What would you do with this?

Sold for $3,550.00. Not too shabby for an RS. My first thirdgen was a 91 hardtop RS, same color. I loved that car. Bought it for $4,500 in 2001 with 171,000 miles on it. Sold it for $4,500 in...
04-30-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,233
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Rare Formula? To buy or not to buy

Dang, I'm too late. Where's the pics? What color is it? Arrrrgghhhh. I want more info!
04-27-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 405
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Somerset, KY F-Body Showcase 4-27-19

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thirdgen.org-vbulletin/640x480/img_4494_640x480__fbea8d26e521b987fcc5ba5e884d39f38c8e4a0f.jpg...
04-27-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 405
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Somerset, KY F-Body Showcase 4-27-19

And....saved the most interesting for last!

This was a very different 82 Trans Am:
...
04-27-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 405
Posted By kentuckyKITT

Re: Somerset, KY F-Body Showcase 4-27-19

Another nice Trans Am:
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.thirdgen.org-vbulletin/640x480/img_4512_640x480__332658c8fc932084fae970c8304e62a373595193.jpg...
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