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Old 11-07-2012, 05:05 AM
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lol whatever u do with it please dont put the louvers on it, i think they look hideous
I agree. Id like some limo tint back there.

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Old 11-07-2012, 05:24 AM
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I agree. Id like some limo tint back there.
if u tint it use the best quality tint u can get, the cheap stuff they sell at walmart/pepboys autozone etc will bubble and peel specially if u have rear defrost
pm every one that ive owned with rear defrost we had to cut the tint into strips to go between the wires in the glass or it would bubble

luckily this iroc i have dont have rear defrost so its easy to tint mine

tinting that back window really keeps the car cooler in the summer time

they also make a solar wing i think its called that mount sup high on the hatch and helps keep the sun out, looks pretty good on the car as well
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:28 AM
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only pic i could find real fast its kinda small but u can see it
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if u tint it use the best quality tint u can get, the cheap stuff they sell at walmart/pepboys autozone etc will bubble and peel specially if u have rear defrost
pm every one that ive owned with rear defrost we had to cut the tint into strips to go between the wires in the glass or it would bubble

luckily this iroc i have dont have rear defrost so its easy to tint mine

tinting that back window really keeps the car cooler in the summer time

they also make a solar wing i think its called that mount sup high on the hatch and helps keep the sun out, looks pretty good on the car as well
Ya, I'd get a pro to do it. I hate crappy tint jobs.
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Here's mine...TPI motor has 20,000 mi, tranny 900 mi, rear disc brakes..
A real tire melter.I bought it from a friend for 500.00 all it needed was a fuel pump.The only reason i bought it was to strip it down and use it for donor parts for my 54 chevy P/U But I just cant seem to tear it apart,its in to good a shape,not a lick of rust anywhere, so I'm thinking of painting it and selling it. Believe it or not I only drove it down the street once after I put the pump in and a few burnouts in the shops parking lot thats it.
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Rust, the rain runs off the windscreen both sides and into the engine bay
and then down over the subframe rails.
It accumulates below where the wiring harness comes in on the driverīs side
and under the blower motor on the passenger side.
You have to keep these two places clean of debris and painted or holes in the firewall will be the result.
Under the blower motor is a nasty place you just canīt see it.
Look into the air intake for the heater, take off the mesh carefully to inspect.
I bought a can of body sealer to reseal the body joint in there side to side.



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Here's mine...TPI motor has 20,000 mi, tranny 900 mi, rear disc brakes..
A real tire melter.I bought it from a friend for 500.00 all it needed was a fuel pump.The only reason i bought it was to strip it down and use it for donor parts for my 54 chevy P/U But I just cant seem to tear it apart,its in to good a shape,not a lick of rust anywhere, so I'm thinking of painting it and selling it. Believe it or not I only drove it down the street once after I put the pump in and a few burnouts in the shops parking lot thats it.
Wow, $500... I never get deals like that. Seems like you could make great money on that with a nice paintjob, or just keep it and have a sweet low buck hotrod.
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Old 11-08-2012, 04:11 AM
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Rust, the rain runs off the windscreen both sides and into the engine bay
and then down over the subframe rails.
It accumulates below where the wiring harness comes in on the driverīs side
and under the blower motor on the passenger side.
You have to keep these two places clean of debris and painted or holes in the firewall will be the result.
Under the blower motor is a nasty place you just canīt see it.
Look into the air intake for the heater, take off the mesh carefully to inspect.
I bought a can of body sealer to reseal the body joint in there side to side.

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45 years ago I bought an '88 IROC as a "fixer upper" for my 11 yr old son. It was a rare combo of the LB9/ 5 speed 9 bolt rear. Once I got it running and road worthy I KNEW he was never going to have it as a first car. I always heard the 305's were lame but that car just burned the tires in the first 2 gears and would break them loose going into 3rd...

I sold it a couple years ago at a huge loss. I haven't seen where these cars have hit the magic "highly desireable" level yet. Great car just not what I wanted him to have or wanted to keep for myself. I have a '67 true ss/rs...
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Wow, $500... I never get deals like that. Seems like you could make great money on that with a nice paintjob, or just keep it and have a sweet low buck hotrod.
When I was a few years younger I loved these cars they're just not very practical for me ,too hard to get out of and I keep hitting my head getting in ,kinda like my old 240Z lotsa fun for a younger guy...
I've been tossing around getting the orig wheels ,paint and weather seals and then trying to sell it ,cant seem to get any bites I would have thought someone would snatch it up by now.It would make a nice little project.. .,just got the struts that hold the hood up its an 85,the first year of this style...
I see al these codes you guys have to find out all the options but where are you getting them????? How do I tell if this is an Iroc or a Z-28?? I'm not finding any of these numbers on the ID tag...
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Old 11-08-2012, 06:29 AM
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I found out what water was doing under my blower motor when
I fitted an A/C delete from.....ACDelete.com.






OK, the wiring ainīt none to pretty but itīs better than before.
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HERE'S SOME INSPIRATION FOR ME...LOL


g.m. mid garnet red metalic... nice color..
you might want to look at the same to later years caddy mid red metalic.. it's not a marroon and more red..
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When I was a few years younger I loved these cars they're just not very practical for me ,too hard to get out of and I keep hitting my head getting in ,kinda like my old 240Z lotsa fun for a younger guy...
I've been tossing around getting the orig wheels ,paint and weather seals and then trying to sell it ,cant seem to get any bites I would have thought someone would snatch it up by now.It would make a nice little project.. .,just got the struts that hold the hood up its an 85,the first year of this style...
I see al these codes you guys have to find out all the options but where are you getting them????? How do I tell if this is an Iroc or a Z-28?? I'm not finding any of these numbers on the ID tag...
Couple sources...
GM RPO Codes
RPO Codes.com- GM option codes,GM rpo codes,General Motors options
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How do I tell if this is an Iroc or a Z-28?? I'm not finding any of these numbers on the ID tag...

look in the center console, there will be a stoicker under the lid or in the console with all the rpo codes.

if its not there somone removed it.normally they are under the lid, and if the lid was ever replaced u will no longer have the right rpo sticker.

at this point ur best bet is to remove the front seats flip them over and retrive the build sheets. they usually stick the build sheet up inbetween the foam and wire frame of the bottom of seat .

the build sheet wont give u as much info as the rpo sticker but its a start
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45 years ago I bought an '88 IROC as a "fixer upper" for my 11 yr old son. It was a rare combo of the LB9/ 5 speed 9 bolt rear. Once I got it running and road worthy I KNEW he was never going to have it as a first car. I always heard the 305's were lame but that car just burned the tires in the first 2 gears and would break them loose going into 3rd...

I sold it a couple years ago at a huge loss. I haven't seen where these cars have hit the magic "highly desireable" level yet. Great car just not what I wanted him to have or wanted to keep for myself. I have a '67 true ss/rs...
The 305 5 speeds were faster than a lot of so called muscle cars. If you wanted the best handing you did not get the T tops. You could put the cruise control on at 120 mph and just steer the car. A 305 is what it is, I guess they are an easy target on the engine forum. Most of what is on there is bunk. They made the bodies a little different in the early 90s than the earlier cars to stop the creaks. The IROCS use to be right on top of the most stolen list.

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