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1964 1/2 - 1966 / Re: Autolite 4100 Hot Idle Compensator
« Last post by markb0729 on Today at 11:25:02 PM »
Just curious, would you see the hot idle compensator on a C5ZF-D?
General Discussion / Re: Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall -
« Last post by markb0729 on Today at 11:14:33 PM »
I got 1 of 2 replacements this past Friday.  They included a return shipping label with instructions to ship the old unit back.
Drivetrain / Re: C4 shift shaft seal replacement
« Last post by Hipo giddyup on Today at 10:57:35 PM »
So the trans shop quoted me $180 to change the seal, which of course includes filter and pan gasket and new fluid. Iím opting to do this myself and will reply back with the outcome. Hopefully adding a few pics as to what is involved.
General Discussion / Re: Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall -
« Last post by midlife on Today at 10:46:40 PM »
What did they tell you to how to dispose of your old extinguishers?
I'm awaiting replacement of my 3 units.
any updates for the correct 1966 stamp?

Not sure what sort of updates were being waited for. Beleive its been discussed, style and design documented through the original shown on the site and people who wanted to have made or purchased stamps for their projects

for april 1 car build date, what date should the starter be stamped?

Since real build dates are only a guess for the 65-6 cars to be safe you are best IMHO to pick a date approx 2 months prior to the guessed upon date your car was built. This also tends to fit the limited information we have comparing the two since most starters have been changed, rebuilt or painted over the last 50 or so years
any updates for the correct 1966 stamp?
for april 1 car build date, what date should the starter be stamped?
1964 1/2 - 1966 / Re: SJ End cap nuts
« Last post by Bossbill on Today at 10:13:07 PM »
Yes, but I have other cars so I decided to enter those into my profile to eliminate confusion.
Although my Dearborn car isn't the same as this SJ car in detail, I still found it interesting.

Only the first two cars in my profile will remain stock and concours.
And you can guess how I came about my moniker.
General Discussion / Re: Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall -
« Last post by 69GT350H on Today at 09:32:35 PM »
I got 2 replacements (white). They claim the other 3 (all red) do not qualify.
All righty now!  Who wants to buy me the wrapping machine and a good supply of non-adhesive tape to support all you guys?

I didn't think so...dang.
1964 1/2 - 1966 / Re: SJ End cap nuts
« Last post by J_Speegle on Today at 09:10:36 PM »
Referencing the thread on the body end cap stud at 12:00 high from the 't' in the "mustang" portion of the copyright/watermark.

Not sure where in the thread we discussed the markings on the end cap stud. Don't recall a marking but will look out in the garage just went through a few the other days to find a good match for a car

I gather this car is original? It appears the nut for the end cap was originally much further out when the interior of the trunk was painted. This allowed the cap to be some distance from the body when the outside was painted. Then when the paint was dry, the cap was screwed onto the body removing some paint from the threads of the stud and leaving this telltale mark.

Yes as already mentioned in this thread a a few others were I described the San Jose paint process in the trunk . Of course this does not relate you your car ;)

The cap often had to be removed (depending on year) to install the seal and reinstalled with all hardware and tightened. This can result with the painted nuts both ending up on the same time in rare cases and no painted ones on the other side.  Sure if the worker dropped one they didn't take the time to chase it down just grabbed another. But again if you don't have pictures from your original paint car to back up putting the car back that way go with the normal/ typical patterns found on the vast majority of cars would be my suggestion.

Do concours judges look for this type of detail while judging?

Yes all the time but not on cars like yours. Its a fairly often missed detail but people/restorers are getting better due to threads like this. Same thing happened with the door paint details and many other examples.
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