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Forum: Car Audio
11-10-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By John in RI

Re: Low volume on left side speakers on tape deck only

Almost certainly a Tape mechanism problem. I've noticed that this is more common with the non-EQ radio tape mech. Something is wrong with the output circuit on the left side - don't know what the...
11-05-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By John in RI

Re: Front bumper lip

A Z28 / IROC style front bumper spoiler will not mount properly to a Sport Coupe nose. The parts simply are not compatible with each other. Thru the years I've seen a few members that did install...
Forum: Car Audio
11-05-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By John in RI

Re: Stock 1992 Delco CD Player Odd Issue

Can you send me a picture of your radio ??

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11-01-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 99,796
Posted By John in RI

Re: Lear Siegler Camaro Conteur interior history

FYI: Just to be sure that you - and other members know - That's not NOS,.... It's aftermarket / reproduction fabric.


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Forum: Car Audio
10-31-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By John in RI

Re: Factory cassette/cd receiver adapted to an '85 T/A ??

Yup,

The performance sound system works into the audio system after the radio, so it's going to do what it does to what-ever radio signal it receives from what-ever head unit is installed. If the...
Forum: Interior
10-30-2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 687
Posted By John in RI

Re: Completed restoration with new interior!!

Very original scheme,..... Looks great dude !



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Forum: Car Audio
10-30-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By John in RI

Re: Factory cassette/cd receiver adapted to an '85 T/A ??

Ya,... I can't think of a single factory cassette w/ CD that has the same plugs & will fit. Not to say it doesn't exist,... I just don't KNOW of an example.

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Forum: Interior
10-29-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 285
Posted By John in RI

Re: HELP!! Camaro Instrument Cluster Bezel

There were a few different cluster bezels used over the years..... the most important thing about them is that you get one from the correct year "range". From 82-85 the BRAKE warning was on the far...
Forum: Car Audio
10-29-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By John in RI

Re: Factory cassette/cd receiver adapted to an '85 T/A ??

Yes,... there were some Delco CD head units from about 89-98 ( or so ) that will mount without modification into the center console of your Thirdgen. You would need a wiring adapter harness for the...
Forum: Car Audio
10-25-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By John in RI

Re: Delco Bose Low Volume and distortion

I've got nothing but good things to say about BOSECENTRAL in FL. I've had them repair a few AMPS for me in the past,... even sent one back and it was repaired and returned to me in proper working...
Forum: Car Audio
10-25-2018, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By John in RI

Re: Loud static from right rear channel (rebuilt factory Delco)

The right channel ( almost always the rear ) can be a real bitch sometimes. I've worked on some decks and replaced all the capacitors, put it all back together and still static and popping. Then took...
Forum: Car Audio
10-22-2018, 01:02 AM
Forum: Electronics
10-17-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By John in RI

Re: Blower motor conundrum

Got Ground ??

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Forum: Interior
10-17-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,333
Posted By John in RI

Re: Steering column compatibility

Pull the 87 column back out and re-install the original column so you can drive again. Make sure the next column that you buy is from an 82 or an 83 ( -----> ONLY ! ) .

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Forum: Car Audio
10-17-2018, 10:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 772
Posted By John in RI

Re: Delco-Bose output question - good for aftermarket amp inputs?

You should delete/remove the last 3 images that you linked to in this thread....... not needed/applicable and will only confuse. ( wrong wire colors, wrong connectors, ect )
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Forum: Interior
10-11-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By John in RI

Re: Fitting rear hatch struts

IIRC some hatch struts are option specific. If you've got a large factory "wing" on the hatch ( wrap-around Trans Am or 91-92 Z28 high rise ) or maybe a rear window wiper the hatch struts will...
10-11-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By John in RI

Re: GFX's WANTED 85-90 GTA QUARTER PANEL LEFT/RIGHT

Is that the color you need Bob ?? I think I've got a pair in that color,.... Let me check into it.

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Forum: Electronics
10-08-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By John in RI

Re: Trunk latch motor?

Send me a PM if your still looking for a PPD hatch motor for your 86,... I've still got a couple good ones left".

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10-05-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By John in RI

Re: Black seats needed

Got a full set of Black cloth from a 91 Trans AM,... full set, great shape, $350. Located in RI,.... send me a PM if your seriously interested.

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Forum: TPI
09-29-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By John in RI

Re: Can't get my injectors to stop LEAKING!!!

Never read instructions on how to install,.... in practice I've always found injectors seat better fit when installing them in the fuel rail first.



I've experienced both instances on different...
09-29-2018, 02:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By John in RI

Re: 700r4 Oil pump crack and Questions

Might be OK, but That crack is real - not an "I wonder if that's a crack " - and I would never fully trust it. If it becomes a problem than the tranny has to come back out...... a BIG PITA that...
09-29-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,561
Posted By John in RI

Re: Delco Radios with Aux jacks for sale

firebirddude142; I do not have either of those 2 styles available. The CD player is more or less "un-obtainium" and the cassette deck is also tough to find in quality condition due to it's limited...
09-22-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 177
Posted By John in RI

Re: T5 clutch fork alignment issue

You do NOT need to do any of that...... unless you want to do a lot of needless work.


https://www.thirdgen.org/forums/transmissions-drivetrain/687823-t5-wont-shift-while.html


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09-21-2018, 12:32 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,561
Posted By John in RI

Re: Delco Radios with Aux jacks for sale

First thing:

TGO used to "time out" and log me out pretty quick..... Like; I'd be in the middle of writing a PM to someone and it would log me out before I was done writing and ready to send the...
09-17-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,561
Posted By John in RI

Re: Delco Radios with Aux jacks for sale

This was my first CDM radio,... there was no need to interact with the CD mech and I'm pretty sure the cassette style CDM will be the same. Compared to the earlier '82-95' style cassette...
09-16-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By John in RI

Re: WTB --- grey/silver z28 rocker emblem

Update: Here is a picture of the back of a pair of new "OER" restoration Z28 rocker emblems........

http://Berlinetta.info/temp/Z28EmblemsOER.jpg


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09-16-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By John in RI

Re: WTB --- grey/silver z28 rocker emblem

I've got a couple pairs......

http://Berlinetta.info/temp/Z28Emblems1.jpg

The Red circled emblem is NOS and part of a full set ( NOT available, I pulled it out for comparison.) The pair of...
09-15-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,561
Posted By John in RI

Re: Delco Radios with Aux jacks for sale

my82roc; Wanted to post this so you were UTD,...

http://Berlinetta.info/temp/S10CDAUX.jpg


This is the first CDM radio that I've successfully added an AUX jack to. I did the work about 3 weeks...
Forum: Electronics
09-15-2018, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By John in RI

Re: Mechanical Speedometer to Electronic speedometer conversion

Well,.... Do you want working windshield wipers ?? I ask because ONLY the 82 and 83 Engine harness - & Dash Harness / Column - have the proper windshield wiper wiring that will work for your car. No...
09-12-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 827
Posted By John in RI

Re: Parting out an 87 trans am

PM Sent,...........

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Forum: Electronics
09-06-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 740
Posted By John in RI

Re: About to be one less 3rd gen on the road, please help!

What happens when the key is OFF and you perform the other operations described in your previous tests ?? Headlights, Dome, Beam should all work normally when the key is off.

Your column had...
Forum: Electronics
09-03-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By John in RI

Re: Mechanical Speedometer to Electronic speedometer conversion

The 90-92 Dash housing will not simply bolt up to your car. The Dash housing mounting brackets were changed from 89-90 to accommodate the changes made to the dash assembly. In order to install a...
Forum: Electronics
09-03-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By John in RI

Re: I need plenty of electrical advice

FYI: Looks like your car is a Sport Coupe,... not a Berlinetta.

If your VIN starts: '1G1AS.........' it's a Berlinetta; If your VIN starts '1G1AP..........' than it's a Sports Coupe.


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Forum: Electronics
09-01-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By John in RI

Re: code 21 throttle position sensor and dome light

Pop the dome cover off, unscrew the 2 screws hidden under the dome light cover, then push the entire console forward. ( it slides onto 4 pre-mounted studs ) Once it falls off the studs,... unplug &...
Forum: Electronics
09-01-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By John in RI

Re: code 21 throttle position sensor and dome light

You didn't short anything by checking with the paper clip - at least you didn't as long as you put the 2 ends of the paperclip in the proper terminals ! ;)

The interior courtesy lights are on a...
Forum: Electronics
09-01-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By John in RI

Re: I need plenty of electrical advice

Pretty sure that's the fog light harness power connection.........

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Forum: Electronics
09-01-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By John in RI

Re: Orange wire on power distribution block

Power feeding the junction block will come from the back of the fusebox. Should be easy enough to trace that wire while the kick panel and hush panel are removed.



Might be the Power Seat...
Forum: Electronics
08-28-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By John in RI

Re: I need plenty of electrical advice

:doh:

How in the world can turning the key and listening for the solenoid be "more trouble than it's worth",... or "lead to a great deal of extra work" ?!?! :confused:

If the solenoid clicks...
Forum: Electronics
08-28-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 157
Posted By John in RI

Re: Fuse of obd?

https://www.obd-codes.com/faq/read-gm-2-digit-obd-codes-free.php (https://www.obd-codes.com/faq/read-gm-2-digit-obd-codes-free.php:thumbsup:) :thumbsup:


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Forum: Electronics
08-28-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 157
Posted By John in RI

Re: Fuse of obd?

Forget the 'scanner' and go old school,.... Use a paperclip. ;)

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08-28-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 234
Posted By John in RI

Re: Wanted: stock camaro 88 2.8 T5 prom/memcal

IF these guys can't help,..... the ECM ( with PROM) is $40 + shipping. Will not separate.

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08-27-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By John in RI

Re: DELETE

:doh:

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08-27-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By John in RI

Re: WTB rear Camaro gfx ASAP

Are the rear quarter FX for an 88? What color ?? What's your ZIP code ??



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Forum: Electronics
08-27-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 385
Posted By John in RI

Re: I need plenty of electrical advice

If you turn the key to START and hear the solenoid "click" then you just verified that the purple wire leading to the starter solenoid is OK, and that the starter has a good ground. If you do not...
Forum: Interior
08-25-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By John in RI

Re: Console and lid

Don't do it KentuckyKITT !! Maybe just add black door pockets, that would 'round-out' the 2-tone you're going after; but not the WHOLE dash ! Not that it would make your interior look bad or anything...
08-24-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 234
Posted By John in RI

Re: Wanted: stock camaro 88 2.8 T5 prom/memcal

I've got a 1227302 ECM; from an 86 or 87 2.8 manual with FEDeral emissions. The Code is HNL. If Eric or Brian can't help,...... send me a PM.

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08-24-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 465
Posted By John in RI

Re: Wanted: 91-92 power trunk latch (not pull down)

Your really stuck on that Power Seat switch ,.......... ? For the record - so everyone can understand the kind of guy that you are - here is what 3rdgenparts is talking about.


Hi John
I...
Forum: Car Audio
08-22-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By John in RI

Re: Factory radio is very quiet

I don't have a picture of diagram to share of the Relay's location...... Best I can offer is" Behind Right Hand side of Instrument Panel". There was more than 1 type of BOSE relay and harness...
Forum: Interior
08-21-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By John in RI

Re: Console and lid

Duplicolor Fabric / Vinyl spray dye works good on Firebird console pads.

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08-16-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By John in RI

Re: Looking for a title and Vin for my gta

Let me set-up my VIN plate machine and I'll get back to Ya'......... :idiot:

No one from this Website is going to be giving you a VIN plate dude - post an add in your local Craigslist for better...
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