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Yesterday, 11:23 AM
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Posted By seanof30306

Need A Pre-Purchase Inspection In Philly

Looking at a car on the internets. Looks GREAT there. We all know where that goes, though.

I need someone to go over to the car and give it a thorough inspection ... especially for rust on that...
11-10-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 0
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Posted By seanof30306

BMW Wheel Question

So what year and model BMW uses wheels that are the closest to a perfect match for 3rd gens?

Most sites I look at want to show me wheels for a specific make, model and year car. It would make...
Forum: Body
11-09-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 399
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Fix This Door, Have It Reskinned, Or Replace It?

Look, I felt bad for them, and that was absolutely part of the reason I didn't pursue it, but not all.

The cops would have charged her with hit-and-run. She would've been able to plead it down to...
11-09-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Another Set of 17s"

Yeah I don't think they've ever said that.
11-09-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 389
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Another Set of 17s"

Who is making those?
11-09-2018, 03:21 AM
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Views: 389
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Another Set of 17s"

What tires are those?
Forum: Body
11-08-2018, 01:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 399
Posted By seanof30306

Fix This Door, Have It Reskinned, Or Replace It?

So I had my Firebird and my Jeep parked on the street in front of my house one day a year or so ago so I could hose down the carport and the driveway. As I did so, the sweet little 86 year-old lady...
Forum: Body
11-08-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Firebird Aerowing/MSE Wing Hybrid

You seem to know a good bit about the process. Is there standard software used for industrial-style 3D printing?

My thought is to get someone with an MSE wing to have it scanned, and have...
11-07-2018, 02:41 AM
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Views: 465
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Aero wing spoiler NY

Have you still got the spoiler? If so, I'd really like to see pics.
11-07-2018, 02:28 AM
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Views: 109
Posted By seanof30306

Need driver's seat tracks that have the tilt feature

Looking for a manual seat track (driver's side) that moves back and forth and reclines, but also tilts the seat bottom. Came on some 3rd gens and a lot of 4th gens.
11-07-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 4,997
Posted By seanof30306

Re: What are your needs?

I'm looking for a set of manual driver's seat tracks that have the tilt feature for the seat base.
11-07-2018, 02:09 AM
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Views: 5,787
Posted By seanof30306

Re: What are your needs interior or exterior

I'm looking for a set of manual driver's seat tracks that have the tilt feature for the seat base.
10-28-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,033
Posted By seanof30306

Re: 88 GTA Spoiler/Wing question

I would really like to see those pics, especially the parts of the blades where they're the smallest. I don't like the way the Hawks and Classic Industries aerowings look there.

Can you please...
Forum: Fabrication
10-26-2018, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By seanof30306

Fabricating A Firebird Aerowing/Mecham Wing Hybrid?

OK, so I LOVE the way the aerowing looks on 3rd gen Firebirds. I think they accentuate the lines of the car beautifully.

I saw a Mecham Macho T/A years back. I thought the blades of the wing were...
Forum: Body
10-26-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By seanof30306

Will Any 3rd Gen Doors Not Fit My '89 Formula?

Any years have different hinges, latches, etc?
Forum: Body
10-26-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By seanof30306

Firebird Aerowing/MSE Wing Hybrid

OK, so I LOVE the way the aerowing looks on 3rd gen Firebirds. I think they accentuate the lines of the car beautifully.

I saw a Mecham Macho T/A years back. I thought the blades of the wing were...
Forum: Interior
10-21-2018, 12:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By seanof30306

Super-Easy Solution For Getting 1 1/2 - 2" More Legroom

Was surfing the YearOne website and saw this:

35 bucks.

https://www.yearone.com/Product/PartSearchResult/SB246
10-20-2018, 01:01 AM
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Views: 1,338,516
Posted By seanof30306

Re: BEST looking 3rd gen firebird & camaro rims

Very nice!

Are you running drop springs?
10-20-2018, 12:39 AM
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Views: 1,338,516
Posted By seanof30306

Re: BEST looking 3rd gen firebird & camaro rims

Pics or it didn't happen, Son
10-19-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,808
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Widening aluminum wheels?

Awesome wheels, man.

What did the backspace end up being on the wheels you had widened?
10-17-2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 67
Posted By seanof30306

Tulsa Area Mechanic?

Need a mechanic or shop in the Tulsa area who understands 3rd gens.

Any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.
Forum: Electronics
10-17-2018, 02:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By seanof30306

(Intermittent) Starter Won't Turn Over

God, I hate these intermittent problems!

Started a couple of years ago. Every now and then, I'd shut the car off, go to restart it, turn the key, and all that would happen would be the solenoid...
10-11-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 597
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Has anyone ever heard of seat risers?

Some 3rd gens and many 4th gens had manual seat brackets that both moved forward and back, and also had an adjustment to tilt the front of the seat bottom up and down. Take a walk through a junkyard...
Forum: TBI
12-06-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,617
Posted By seanof30306

Re: My Vortec 350 Hotcam TBI build + Questions

Here's the thread:

https://www.thirdgen.org/forums/aftermarket-product-review/84340-383-vortec-tpi-dyno.html
Forum: TBI
12-06-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,617
Posted By seanof30306

Re: My Vortec 350 Hotcam TBI build + Questions

There was a guy on here years ago named Mike Crews. He did a thread on his 383 Vortec TPI Camaro that was amazing. It's well worth the read for anyone who wants to see how much a regular guy can...
Forum: TBI
12-06-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,617
Posted By seanof30306

Re: My Vortec 350 Hotcam TBI build + Questions

ummmm ......... yeah

so a) I was saying a 3200 converter and more gear than a 3.42 would be too much

and b) if you're having those kinds of traction problems with an LT4 Hotcam and 3.42 gears,...
Forum: Exhaust
08-11-2017, 03:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Which would be louder, GMMG or Thrush Rattler?

ummmm .... nowhere in that video did I see Stacey David getting cuffed and stuffed
Forum: Exhaust
08-11-2017, 02:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Which would be louder, GMMG or Thrush Rattler?

I have headers.

Not interested in a huge single exhaust.

Keeping the cats. I believe in them. Also, I think the muffling effect of the cats is what lets me get more extreme on the mufflers....
Forum: Exhaust
08-11-2017, 01:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Which would be louder, GMMG or Thrush Rattler?

I want the opposite of what modern exhaust systems offer.

I'm not interested in an exhaust that's quiet under normal conditions and LOUD only when you romp on it. I'm not interested in an exhaust...
Forum: Exhaust
08-11-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Which would be louder, GMMG or Thrush Rattler?

I understand it's not a true dual exhaust. I should have been clearer.

The GMMG uses two chambered mufflers. The only thing that keeps it from being a true dual exhaust is the mid-pipe.

Many...
Forum: Exhaust
08-10-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 942
Posted By seanof30306

Which would be louder, GMMG or Thrush Rattler?

Wanting a loud, mean-sounding true dual setup
08-09-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 41,745
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Detroit Speed 1987 Camaro Test Car 2.0

Just beautiful. Congratulations
08-09-2017, 12:37 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 41,531
Posted By seanof30306

Re: ANNOUNCING GTA 17x9 MESH WHEEL SETS!!!!

paul_huryk, can you lobby these guys on sizes/backspacing? They seemed interested in what you have to say,
08-08-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 41,531
Posted By seanof30306

Re: ANNOUNCING GTA 17x9 MESH WHEEL SETS!!!!

Please don't take this the wrong way ... I'm very grateful you're making this rim for 3rd gens.

I'm just wondering why 18 x 9, instead of 18 x 9.5 or 18 x 10?
08-08-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 41,531
Posted By seanof30306

Re: ANNOUNCING GTA 17x9 MESH WHEEL SETS!!!!

OK, I get it now.

I thought you were saying you couldn't get wider than 9" on 3rd gens without tubular front control arms.
08-08-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 41,531
Posted By seanof30306

Re: ANNOUNCING GTA 17x9 MESH WHEEL SETS!!!!

I thought the Firehawk rims were 9.5" wide?
08-07-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 41,531
Posted By seanof30306

Re: ANNOUNCING GTA 17x9 MESH WHEEL SETS!!!!

I'm a little sad to see these guys doing it, instead of Hawk's. Bruce was the only one to step up after YEARS of TGO members trying to get someone to build this wheel. I just can't understand why...
08-07-2017, 01:33 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 41,531
Posted By seanof30306

Re: ANNOUNCING GTA 17x9 MESH WHEEL SETS!!!!

I think the G-bodies have different backspacing.
06-28-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Looking for a source for a .73 5th gearset

Also, the V6 GM T5s had a 53 tooth / 23 tooth 5th gearset for a .76 OD. Will these fit my T5? If so, it's an easy fix, they're everywhere.

EDIT. OK, scratch that. V6 gearset es no bueno
06-28-2017, 10:27 PM
06-28-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Upgrade From .63 5th Gear To .73 5th Gear?

Gracias Senor.

I just had a conversation with Paul at Modern Driveline. Very nice guy. A lot of what he said was over my head, so be patient with me.

He said the .73 5th gearsets are no...
06-28-2017, 06:35 PM
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Views: 439
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Upgrade From .63 5th Gear To .73 5th Gear?

"Can 5th gear be geared down or up from stock overdrive?

Yes, 5th gear can be changed from .68 to .73, .80, or 90. .63 can be changed to .59, .73, or .83"

...
06-28-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Upgrade From .63 5th Gear To .73 5th Gear?

Everything I've seen says the WC is a 2.95 1st gear
06-28-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Upgrade From .63 5th Gear To .73 5th Gear?

So, my other car is a Jeep Cherokee, and I drive it most of the time. On the highway, at 65 mph, it pulls about 2400 rpm.

Mt Firebird has 3.42 gears. I think they're the perfect gear for what I...
06-28-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 439
Posted By seanof30306

Looking for a source for a .73 5th gearset

So, I have an LO3 WC T5 with the .63 5th gear. I understand the only difference between it and the LB9 WC T5 is the LB9 T5's .73 5th gear.

Is that correct?

If so, can you upgrade to the .73...
06-25-2017, 03:53 PM
06-25-2017, 01:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 541
Posted By seanof30306

Re: Problems With T5 Rebuild (Video)

Your shop wouldn't be in Tulsa, would it?
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