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Today, 12:04 AM
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Posted By John in RI

Trans AM Windshield Banner / Shade

New Old Stock in the original packaging: $30 Shipped.

http://berlinetta.info/temp/TransAmBanner1.JPG

http://berlinetta.info/temp/TransAmBanner3.JPG


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Yesterday, 11:55 PM
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Posted By John in RI

Re: Looking for a few parts

http://Berlinetta.info/temp/HoodHinges1.JPG

http://Berlinetta.info/temp/HoodHinges2.JPG

14 pounds 22x6x6"

USPS Ground Shipping insured for $25 = $32
USPS Priority mail Insured for $25 = $35...
Forum: Electronics
Yesterday, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By John in RI

Re: ECM wiring routing

If you pull the connectors from the ECM, disconnect the ECM harness from the dash harness, remove the clip holding the 'pass thru' block,...... you CAN pull that end of the harness all the way back...
Forum: Electronics
Yesterday, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By John in RI

Re: dome light overhead push button switch - purple wire?

If you connect the white wire (shown) to one side of the switch and black to the other side,... nothing will happen. Black (shown) is ground to the body thru the roof console plug; White is ground...
Yesterday, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By John in RI

Re: Looking for a few parts

Good Hood hinges: $25 + shipping.

I'd be askin' at least 3x your price for the hatch shade and hardware, I'm sure that we're just too fare apart on that.

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Yesterday, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By John in RI

Re: Looking for a few parts

I've got a couple sets of hood hinges and a Privacy shade; Can't help with the 91-92 Ground FX. The hood hinges could be from any year, is there something specific about 91-92 hinges ?? ( The...
Forum: Electronics
Yesterday, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By John in RI

Re: dome light overhead push button switch - purple wire?

No Fix for the light modules yet; I can overcome the DIM circuit failure,... but that's it.

I'm guessing the schematic you were looking at was for a 'regular' Camaro,... ;) the schematic I...
Yesterday, 12:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By John in RI

Camaro Console Clock ----->

Clock for sale,... $55 + shipping. Clock was plugged in and kept time for 15 minutes. Adjustment Arm turns and time can be set normally, Lights were working, Wiring pig-tail & Plug included. The very...
Forum: Interior
03-18-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By John in RI

Re: Shifter / Parking Brake Mystery

That Firebird has a Buick radio in it,... so maybe the shifter - or at least the handle - also came from a Buick as well.

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Forum: Car Audio
03-18-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 97
Posted By John in RI

Re: Anyone have a C4 radio

The C4 radio is too big to fit into a stock Thirdgen console,.......

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Forum: Electronics
03-18-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By John in RI

Re: dome light overhead push button switch - purple wire?

Purple = Switched ground from the Light Module. The courtesy and the Dome are on the same circuit........ The Dome can also be independently controlled.

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Forum: Electronics
03-18-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By John in RI

Re: dome light overhead push button switch - purple wire?

Purple = Courtesy Light circuit from the Light module.

The Light Module controls the "automatic" courtesy lighting,... thru the Purple wire.

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Forum: Interior
03-18-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By John in RI

Re: OEM gauge cluster questions

If your donor care is an 86 or "newer" than it's cluster is not a DIRECT plug and play installation for the 85. The gauge clusters' printed circuit - and dash wiring - changed a little in 86. The...
03-18-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,219
Posted By John in RI

Re: Delco Radios with Aux jacks for sale

Chopped; I'm not doing any GTA Head unit work for anyone right now. While I've learned a couple 'hacks' along the way, I do not have a fully functional GTA radio set-up on my testing station and...
03-17-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,219
Posted By John in RI

Re: Delco Radios with Aux jacks for sale

Steve,

<NOTE> There's 2 'flavors' to this radio. I could be wrong but I think the vintage is 92-94 and it was installed in Grand Prix, Bonneville and Firebird in 93 I think. One 'flavor' is wired...
03-16-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 284
Posted By John in RI

Re: Rear Window Wiper

Code C25,... Rear Wiper Washer was available till sometime in 86.



Unless it's a car that's driven every-day. The rear hatch wiper was one of the best features of my Thirdgen when I first...
Forum: Electronics
03-16-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,321
Posted By John in RI

Re: C100 connector 1985-1991

:nod:

For 1985,....

Plug C221

A Pnk/Blk Inj2 Fuse / Even Fuel Injectors
B Lt Green Back Up Switch / BU Lights ( V6-T5 )
C Brn Fuel Pump-Fan Fuse / Fan Relay ( V6 - TPI )
D Pnk/Blk Inj1...
03-15-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,219
Posted By John in RI

Re: Delco Radios with Aux jacks for sale

Doug, You've got a long-winded PM coming later today,... I've got to keep it brief this morning;

I'm REAL GLAD too see that your original harness is still intact. :nod: Thanx for posting the...
03-15-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By John in RI

Re: A/C Compressor Brackets

James;

( You might know this already; but: ) If you look at the 2 pics below you will see that you are using ( at least) 1 of the AC brackets wrong right now. The one you have at the back/top of...
03-13-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 143
Posted By John in RI

Re: A/C Compressor Brackets

I've got the TPI AC Lines and a few of the compressor brackets...... I do not have the compressor. I'll try to post a pic tomorrow.



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Forum: Body
03-12-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,533
Posted By John in RI

Re: Project 86

Did you get the wheel-well ridge to show up again !!!

http://berlinetta.info/mypics/86IROCRed/WheelWell.jpg


This thing is just about lost on many cars that have had a couple re-coats over...
03-12-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By John in RI

Re: Looking for Sterring Wheels

Pic a style and I'll see whats left...... ( Leather GTA is gone for sure )

** Pretty sure I've also got a 85+ Firebird Leather Steering Wheel and an Aftermarket Grant Wheel that's not shown in the...
03-12-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By John in RI

Re: Looking for Sterring Wheels

I've got a couple different ones and will try top up-load some pics ASAP.....

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03-11-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 204
Posted By John in RI

Re: Power Mirror Motor - Driver Side

Post a picture of your power mirror guts if you can..... not all electric mirrors use the same guts. This pic shows 2 different Drivers side power mirrors........... The brace, Lens backing plate,...
03-11-2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
[PA] Rear wiper
Views: 153
Posted By John in RI

Re: Rear wiper

Do you have a rear wiper deck-lid; or do you plan to drill thru the non-rear wiper decklid for this mod ??

I should still have most of the rear wiper system available; but do not have a deck-lid...
Forum: Electronics
03-11-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 174
Posted By John in RI

Re: Harness thinning for carb

If you have a pre 88 harness; Nope, probably not. When converting a 87 or earlier stock engine to a non-CC carb the entire ECM harness can be removed. When you do this:

1: If the car is fuel...
Forum: Interior
03-11-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By John in RI

Re: rear hatch switch

Schematics are from an 85 or 86. I know that later cars were wired for multiple option combinations and the hatch release wiring could be a bit different in later years.



Yup; As the diagram...
Forum: Car Audio
03-10-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 149
Posted By John in RI

Re: most stock looking stereo (cd player)

I've got a 4th gen CD/EQ for Ya',.......unlocked,. tested before shipped: $70 + shipping ( about $20). I think you've got to trim the bracket a little to get it to fit best, other members have...
Forum: Electronics
03-10-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 174
Posted By John in RI

Re: Harness thinning for carb

Up till 87 the Engine bay wiring had 3 main harnesses; Engine and Headlight to the C100 ( drivers side firewall ) and the ECM harness to C207 under the passenger side of the dash ( thru passenger...
Forum: Car Audio
03-10-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 899
Posted By John in RI

Re: Recommended way to incorporate a subwoofer?

I have - and will continue - to keep an eye out for good emblems. All I can see to find are the damn speaker emblems; I KNOW that someone was selling the radio emblems in the past, but just can't...
Forum: Interior
03-10-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By John in RI

Re: rear hatch switch

Check that your factory plugs are connected as shown. You might have the E-Brake wire and 1 of the hatch switch wires crossed. ( plugs are the same -or very similar- so it's easy to plug them in the...
Forum: Interior
03-10-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 346
Posted By John in RI

Re: Switch between window switches

Yup,... The button with the green LED is to turn on the CRUISE control, (in 84 it was mounted behind the pedestal radio.) It's a great switch to use for any add-on accessories ( TCC lock-up, manual...
Forum: Car Audio
03-08-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 899
Posted By John in RI

Re: Recommended way to incorporate a subwoofer?

Dude; Come nice weather you've got to post of video of this system 'in action' ,......... Nice work ! :thumbsup:


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Forum: Interior
03-06-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 146
Posted By John in RI

Re: How involved is it to switch to the 4 gauge cluster?

First,..... I do not know how a 82-85 cluster will work in an 86+ Firebird. The Camaro cluster wiring changed in 86 and it's possible that the Firebird cluster wiring changed at the same time too...
03-06-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By John in RI

Re: OEM Firebird AM/FM CD Stereo

There was only a few early 90's cars that had a CD player faceplate with the "PWR-VOL" in orange text. The last PN you posted comes back as a 92-94 Beretta or Corsica.
...
03-06-2019, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By John in RI

Re: 1986 Camaro SC Hardtop 6.0 LQ9 5 speed

:( Such a fine ride,............... I'm sure it wasn't 'easy' to post this for sale add.


Good luck with the sale Chris !

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03-06-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 8,989
Posted By John in RI

Re: What are your needs?

Bad etiquette bro, :idiot:,.....................This isn't your classified add

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03-06-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By John in RI

Re: OEM Firebird AM/FM CD Stereo

Check your part number. I can't be positive but it's almost certainly from a Chevy, probably from a Lumina, Cavalier, Beretta, Caprice or Impala.

If so; then someone customized this radio with...
Forum: Electronics
03-05-2019, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By John in RI

Re: aftermarket digital dash

1988 Camaro Shop Manual "Electrical Supplemental" You can search on the web or internet auctions to find yourself a copy.


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03-04-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,219
Posted By John in RI

Re: Delco Radios with Aux jacks for sale

my82Roc: Thanx for the info !

Mikey: Glad it arrived safe ! Those packages that get shipped to Canada always make me worry a little !

Blue89Bird: I've got the 4th Gen CD player in Very nice...
Forum: Car Audio
03-02-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 314
Posted By John in RI

Re: Radio Reception Issue

The mid-late 90's Pontiac head units are a pretty good fit for the Thirdgens, I've got them priced @ $70 + shipping in my radio classified. It's one of the least expensive radios I've got because...
Forum: Car Audio
03-01-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 314
Posted By John in RI

Re: Radio Reception Issue

P.S. Got several VERY nice Caddy cass/EQ UX1's available.

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Forum: Car Audio
03-01-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 314
Posted By John in RI

Re: Radio Reception Issue

Not all Delco head units are Steering Wheel control radios. The extra slots on the radio you pictured are for (upper radio) nothing because it's 87 and earlier,................. and (lower radio) are...
Forum: Cooling
02-28-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,125
Posted By John in RI

Re: 1985 trans am radiator fan wiring

Just correcting the misinformation; you might not need to deal with a pass side cooling fan temp switch in the pass side head with an 85 or 86 TPI,.... but many other members here do still own a Carb...
Forum: Electronics
02-27-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By John in RI

Re: Just bought an '86 Camaro Sport Coupe... having some gauge issues.

Sounds like you've got a 'dummy light' cluster. A "gauges" cluster should have 3 needle type gauges in the center of the cluster; 1 for Volts, 1 for Fuel, and 1 for Oil Pressure.

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Forum: Cooling
02-27-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,125
Posted By John in RI

Re: 1985 trans am radiator fan wiring

:confused: Incorrect. Every (V8) has a drivers side Head mounted sending unit for the temp gauge,..... It's a 1 wire connector.



Fixxed.


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Forum: Cooling
02-27-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,125
Posted By John in RI

Re: 1985 trans am radiator fan wiring

85 and 86 did have a head-mounted fan switch,.....IF it was factory Carb, ;)

Here is the CARB fan wiring for the 85:
http://berlinetta.info/media/shopmanual/85ElectricFanCarb.jpg


Here is the...
Forum: Electronics
02-27-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By John in RI

Re: aftermarket digital dash

Pretty sure these are correct for the 88,...... ( There's no CHOKE circuit so it's not 86 or 87 & there's no SECURITY circuit so it's not 89. **82-85 Clusters are different ! )
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02-26-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,219
Posted By John in RI

Re: Delco Radios with Aux jacks for sale

Myroc,... I worked thru my stuff this weekend and don't have a spare replacement CD mech to offer Ya'; don't know if I can help...... You could check with doctor Don or M&N for a re-manufactured...
02-26-2019, 05:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By John in RI

Re: 1986 L/S Interior

Another Unicorn !!!!! :eek:


The one I got was inside an 86 coupe & I'm pretty sure it was original to the car. (no RPOs - console pad was already gone.) I found it online maybe 20 years ago from...
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