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11-09-2019 09:11 AM
jlcustomz Phillip & Steve, glad I helped & I mentioned because so many don't know that while it is common knowledge to others. While I did figure it out all om my own in the early 90's before internet, (silicone grease for T-tops squeak issue) a simple google search or question post here would have got a quick answer. As with many of life's small annoying problems , it takes far less time to fix than talk about.
Here's a 2004 post:: https://www.elcaminocentral.com/showthread.php?t=2726
Forums are here partly so those of us who know or figured things out the hard way can spend more time enjoying their elky's & less fussing with it.
Please do a search first & then ask here if you don't find an answer.
11-08-2019 01:06 AM
Tripp Holy cow! I to have spent many hours under my dash looking for that squeak. Thank you very for that tip...
11-07-2019 07:56 PM
pmnelson57 I searched for 2 years for a squeak coming from the dash area on my 79 until I just read your comment about the need to lube the 3rd hood bumper at the rear of the hood. It took me 30 seconds to fix a squeak that has annoyed me for ages. You are a genius!
11-06-2019 05:54 AM
JJLT1 as said
sometimes its a metal spring clip, in a square hole in the core support..
pics in the link
sometimes its a square weld-nut on the core support

11-05-2019 10:53 PM
jlcustomz Maaco near my work & a few others in my area actually can do that nice of a paint job if you know who to talk to & pay accordingly.
You may even find that style of hood bumpers in the help section at local auto parts stores as they were a common style, wouldn't hurt to have new anyways. There is also a 3rd bumper at the center of the windshield cowl, which needs occasional lube not to cause a squeak that sounds like it's coming from your dash.
11-05-2019 07:10 PM
Wolfgang A little off the subject. Does this look like Maaco.
11-05-2019 06:44 PM
Wolfgang Let's make this clear . My car was not painted at Maaco and I will put this paint job on my car up against the best
11-05-2019 06:15 PM
kstmbowtie I've seen multiple styles listed for sale online. I see you have an 80 as I. Here is a pic of where mine are located. Don't look at the mess of wires. Those have all been tidied up.

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11-05-2019 05:45 PM
LilBrownJug Probably Macco what a waste there ..They have inclusions dips, orange peel , runs, you name it they ain't at fault.
11-05-2019 04:44 PM
78 Elk
Originally Posted by Russ Camino View Post
Hi Leonard In my opinion the body shop should buy them
and replace where they go. Just my two cents. Russ
I agree the shop should take care of the problem, they made.
11-05-2019 04:41 PM
Russ Camino Hi Leonard In my opinion the body shop should buy them
and replace where they go. Just my two cents. Russ
11-05-2019 04:40 PM
78 Elk Mine has a threaded square clip that pushes into the radiator support.
11-05-2019 04:17 PM
Hood bumpers on G body

Body shop removed and lost them . I can buy new ones. But what do they thread into.

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