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Yesterday 08:14 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Those look like these pliers to install brass rings in Tents and Tarps to hook bungee cords and rope in even has tool for cutting the canvas ...Hmmmm I will have to think on this one
Might look like them but they aren't. Nothing to do with camping, being kicked- out-of-the-house-and-having-to-live-in-a-tent-in-the-backyard-peeing-behind- the-shrubbery-and-hoping-the-neighbor-doesn't-turn-on-the-back-porch-light or anything else recreational.

BB
Yesterday 08:04 PM
496CHEVY3100 Those look like these pliers to install brass rings in Tents and Tarps to hook bungee cords and rope in even has tool for cutting the canvas ...Hmmmm I will have to think on this one
Yesterday 07:53 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Or in a tent
Nope, no tents.

At one time or another all of you have said, " I wish they'ed make a tool to fix this!"

BB

They do.
Yesterday 07:44 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Looks like it does double duty to punch a hole in leather and then set the rivets in the snaps.
Nothing to do with leather at all. This is not necessarily a automotive tool but it relates to the automotive industry as well as many others.

BB
Yesterday 07:42 PM
496CHEVY3100
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
Looks like it does double duty to punch a hole in leather and then set the rivets in the snaps.
Or in a tent
Yesterday 06:24 PM
Too Many Projects Looks like it does double duty to punch a hole in leather and then set the rivets in the snaps.
Yesterday 07:53 AM
boothboy Ok back to my Old Man's tool box. What are these used for?

BB
Yesterday 05:34 AM
496CHEVY3100
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
WOW, I remember the A/C shut off but didn't know the horsepower was so low. My God, that's what Marge has! Yeow, that hurts.


I remember when the Vega first came out a friend of my brothers got his first job at the Chevy dealer here in town (he went on to a career GM mech) and joked about how they were going to give crash helmets to Vega owners to put on for when they turned on the AC at freeway speeds. He did a visual I can't right now of course that was pretty funny whipping his head forward as the AC was turned on.

Brian
My Camaro does have the AC cut off I have a Fiero with same engine that does not have it but it is a 5 speed and also Much lighter
The Camaro once it is up to highway speed it is comfortable to drive not going to win ANY races but good driver.
Yesterday 05:19 AM
496CHEVY3100 You got it BB my list says 89 hp in 1982 but what is 1 HP among friends

I have a 84 4 cyl iron duke called the 4 Tec instead of Vortec
08-30-2015 09:39 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by MARTINSR View Post
WOW, I remember the A/C shut off but didn't know the horsepower was so low. My God, that's what Marge has! Yeow, that hurts.


I remember when the Vega first came out a friend of my brothers got his first job at the Chevy dealer here in town (he went on to a career GM mech) and joked about how they were going to give crash helmets to Vega owners to put on for when they turned on the AC at freeway speeds. He did a visual I can't right now of course that was pretty funny whipping his head forward as the AC was turned on.

Brian
Yes, GM was using those old A-6 compressors then. Great compressor did a wonderful job but it did suck HP. And not only that GM modified that compressor with dished pistons to lower the compression ratio!. Do you think the might have had a inkling that there might be a problem?

BB
08-30-2015 09:34 PM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by boothboy View Post
1985, 88hp, but I had to look up year. I remembered the number and time period but couldn't nail it down. "Thundering Acceleration " did not come to mind that year. As I remember like the old Vegas, to increase available HP for passing or climbing a hill, when you floored that monster the carb lincage smacked a button switch and it cut the A/C compressor clutch off. GM engineering at it best.

BB
WOW, I remember the A/C shut off but didn't know the horsepower was so low. My God, that's what Marge has! Yeow, that hurts.


I remember when the Vega first came out a friend of my brothers got his first job at the Chevy dealer here in town (he went on to a career GM mech) and joked about how they were going to give crash helmets to Vega owners to put on for when they turned on the AC at freeway speeds. He did a visual I can't right now of course that was pretty funny whipping his head forward as the AC was turned on.

Brian
08-30-2015 09:06 PM
boothboy
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Ok here is one ,,,what was the Lowest HP rating for a Camaro
1985, 88hp, but I had to look up year. I remembered the number and time period but couldn't nail it down. "Thundering Acceleration " did not come to mind that year. As I remember like the old Vegas, to increase available HP for passing or climbing a hill, when you floored that monster the carb lincage smacked a button switch and it cut the A/C compressor clutch off. GM engineering at it best.

BB
08-30-2015 09:01 PM
MARTINSR
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Originally Posted by 496CHEVY3100 View Post
Ok here is one ,,,what was the Lowest HP rating for a Camaro
I am going to toss out there 105, 1980.

Brian
08-30-2015 07:26 PM
496CHEVY3100 Ok here is one ,,,what was the Lowest HP rating for a Camaro
08-30-2015 07:22 PM
496CHEVY3100
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Originally Posted by Too Many Projects View Post
The 350 and 396 cars came with the Muncie from day 1. All other engines had the Sag. This is 1 way to tell if a 4 speed SS car is a clone.



You are correct...carry on.
Manual 4-speed Transmissions
M20 was the generic RPO for a 4-speed transmission.
For lower performance applications (L6, 307, 327, and L65 350), the Saginaw 4-speed was utilized. It used a cast iron case. For higher performance applications (LM1 350, SS350, big blocks, and Z28) the Muncie 4-speed was used. It used an aluminum case and different gear ratios from the Saginaw 4-speed.
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