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Re: '87 pontiac firefly

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sun Jan 29, 2023 10:35 am ¦  Forum: Car Builds & Projects ¦  Topic: '87 pontiac firefly ¦  Replies: 13 ¦  Views: 640

caliper is back on, tire rotates alot easier now thanks to the caliper being polished internally- :laugh: one back drum was sticky- a whack with a hammer on the drum and it now rotates freely :P wife cut up some blue house carpet, for the rear hatch area- the oem fabric is in really poor shape, miss...


 by blueturbofly ¦  Thu Jan 26, 2023 8:23 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: UPGRADING MY ''MAN'' CAVE ¦  Replies: 108 ¦  Views: 62892

toasty in the shop

and kitty approved heat

Re: '87 pontiac firefly

 by blueturbofly ¦  Thu Jan 26, 2023 8:20 am ¦  Forum: Car Builds & Projects ¦  Topic: '87 pontiac firefly ¦  Replies: 13 ¦  Views: 640


polished caliper piston cup


not that bad of a tint job, this one had more of a compound curve at the top than the bottom-so had a harder time getting the puckers out of the tint so it would lay flat.


 by blueturbofly ¦  Tue Jan 17, 2023 8:09 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: UPGRADING MY ''MAN'' CAVE ¦  Replies: 108 ¦  Views: 62892

i will post some pics of the tools-

with these two lathes i could turn my own custom parts for these cars :-D

my own lightened flywheels and crank pulleys :laugh:

Re: '87 pontiac firefly

 by blueturbofly ¦  Mon Jan 16, 2023 8:33 am ¦  Forum: Car Builds & Projects ¦  Topic: '87 pontiac firefly ¦  Replies: 13 ¦  Views: 640

2 weeks ago, this car went inside. threw a battery in it, pumped the gas a few times, and it fired right up- maybe the carb, sitting with fresh gas and fuel stabilizer and other additives did the trick, and i wont have to remove and clean the carb. :P removed the rh front caliper, for cleaning- it i...


 by blueturbofly ¦  Sat Jan 14, 2023 9:14 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: UPGRADING MY ''MAN'' CAVE ¦  Replies: 108 ¦  Views: 62892

i have picked up some free to me tools- a guy was cleaning out old sheds at his farm-asked me if i was interested in any of the stuff- so i took a look- came home with a trailer almost full of random tools- not so much in the wrench /screwdriver department, but larger items like: a shopsmith lathe a...

Re: 1987 Sprint struts

 by blueturbofly ¦  Thu Jan 12, 2023 8:13 am ¦  Forum: Suspension ¦  Topic: 1987 Sprint struts ¦  Replies: 23 ¦  Views: 13225

i think i bought the last of the front and rear struts/ shocks from rock auto for my ’87- they actually had a screw-up, called me directly to confirm that they were out of stock on what i ordered, but another pair had become available, and would be sent out-

Re: Looking for some small SA413 parts

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sun Jan 08, 2023 10:24 am ¦  Forum: Wanted ¦  Topic: Looking for some small SA413 parts ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 247

i MIGHT have a rear washer / wiper switch in a ’87 4 door- car does have rear wiper- but car is under 6 feet of snow at the moment- :sick:

Re: new job

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sun Jan 08, 2023 10:21 am ¦  Forum: Off Topic ¦  Topic: new job ¦  Replies: 273 ¦  Views: 87909

Sad to hear off your working troubles. Would it be an idea. That you and your son start your own shop ;-) It is just crossing my mind. Anyway ceep up the positive mindset :-) i thought about opening my own shop- but buildings are damn expensive- i would refuse to stay in the building where we are a...

Re: 87 turbo engine block

 by blueturbofly ¦  Sat Jan 07, 2023 9:33 am ¦  Forum: General ¦  Topic: 87 turbo engine block ¦  Replies: 7 ¦  Views: 5777

i would take a chance on it-

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