What did you do on your 510 today?

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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by bertvorgon » 01 Jul 2020 07:07

The mirror was factory on 1972 cars, sedans and wagons. I put the 1972 mirror on my 1973, as it came with some chrome one. Not sure if the previous owner did it or what, if that was factory.

As the true 1973 cars came with crash bars in the doors, I switched out the doors, as I was going for weight reduction, the 73' doors are HEAVY!
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Post by loungin112 » 05 Jul 2020 20:19

Made an adapter plate out of 1/4" MDF and installed a new 3.5" speaker in preparation for reinstalling my interior. Painted the MDF Black and installed after removing the heater controls. Used the original mounting studs from the intended 3"x5", which is no longer available. Personally, I wouldn't go any larger than 3.5". I soldered the pos/neg from the speaker and positioned them towards the firewall for a cleaner install. Now if only I can figure out what the PO did with the power in line...
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Post by shaddai » 07 Jul 2020 16:26

My odometer/speedometer works as of today! Cable replaced... easy(ish) fix. Now... the MPH reads probably 25% high. No way the car is that fast.

Also--- replacing (seriously) worn out u joints does f(*&% wonders!

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Post by cartel » 11 Jul 2020 08:26

repainted engine bay on the weekend. our local autoparts place messed up with the paint mixing and color wasnt a match- ugh so wasnt looking forward to it

. car#2 new BRE spoiler to match the flares- widened and extended to blend to fender lip. normally the spook ends at the front valance--
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Post by cartel » 13 Jul 2020 18:25

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Its in primer!
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New eyes for the dimes and a Z

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dapper order came in ..just got back from picking up
For a couple client cars,,
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Post by djlotus » 26 Jul 2020 16:36

I started narrowing the bottom rear seat frame that I grabbed to replace the rear seats. And I thought about the car. It is at the exhaust shop and not at home. Feels weird that its not at the house.

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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by djlotus » 29 Jul 2020 12:22

Today i looked at some pics my exhaust guy sent me. I also picked up an mr2 rack so that's coming soon.

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Re: What did you do on your 510 today?

Post by BrianE » 08 Aug 2020 08:23

A bit of this....

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