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Forum: Heating & Air Conditioning Systems Yesterday, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By heetseeker
Thank you for the offer. I ordered 2 sockets for...

Thank you for the offer. I ordered 2 sockets for my dash and only needed one that I broke off while removing the heater control unit. I think the heater takes the same small socket so I might get...
Forum: Heating & Air Conditioning Systems 12-04-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By heetseeker
It's out and replaced. Did the fan motor, and...

It's out and replaced. Did the fan motor, and still waiting on the new dash pad so I can install the heater head and cables. Hey, did you happen to put a light in the heater control and wire it up...
Forum: Electrical Systems 12-02-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By heetseeker
Found my wires for the wiper motor! They were...

Found my wires for the wiper motor! They were disconnected and tucked into the fender well area. Unfortunately, they are spade terminals not the Packard 56 stock configuration. They are also all...
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-30-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By heetseeker
Looks like i'll be starting from scratch with the...

Looks like i'll be starting from scratch with the wiring. I peeked up into the dash from underneath and couldn't see any wires coming down from the wiper switch. looks like that didn't get...
Forum: Product Review 11-24-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By heetseeker
$139.00 for the 5L on sale! it's on the way. ...

$139.00 for the 5L on sale! it's on the way. Nice find, thanks.
Forum: Product Review 11-24-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By heetseeker
Thanks for posting that. I've had a cover...

Thanks for posting that. I've had a cover purchase on the back burner for a while now...even though i'm still in primer! I'll give them a look.
Forum: Heating & Air Conditioning Systems 11-22-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By heetseeker
This could happen tomorrow unless the mrs wants...

This could happen tomorrow unless the mrs wants to go on a motorcycle ride through the delta. We have unseasonably warm weather here in the Sacramento Valley lately. Have to take advantage of it...
Forum: Heating & Air Conditioning Systems 11-22-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 442
Posted By heetseeker
Glad I found your adventures with the heater on...

Glad I found your adventures with the heater on your 68. I'm changing out my heater control head, cables and heater core soon. Any tips on where to begin with the removal? I hear the glove box has...
Forum: Heating & Air Conditioning Systems 11-22-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By heetseeker
Thanks for the info! My new/rebuilt control head...

Thanks for the info! My new/rebuilt control head and cables arrived yesterday. I'm up early this morning and will sip some coffee and watch a few videos on the install. Glad to hear it's easier...
Forum: Interior Restoration 11-21-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 772
Posted By heetseeker
That brown does looks nice. What are your plans...

That brown does looks nice. What are your plans behind the seat? Looks like you have 6x9's and possibly an amp?
Forum: Brake Systems 11-21-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By heetseeker
Thanks for the help and replies. I took the...

Thanks for the help and replies. I took the booster off and bench tested it with the vacuum pump. It will not hold air, and the check valve is working. I ordered a new system through Summit racing...
Forum: Brake Systems 11-20-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By heetseeker
New brake booster won't hold vacuum

got around to installing a new master cylinder and booster with proportioning valve. Still didn't have decent brakes (all pads and shoes are newer and adjusted) Spent a good amount of time bleeding...
Forum: Body Restoration 11-18-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,258
Posted By heetseeker
Progressive automations has the 150lb 8" Linear...

Progressive automations has the 150lb 8" Linear actuator, the 12v control box with 2 remotes and 2 mounts. That list will set you back 250 bucks but it's definitely a neat install.
Forum: Body Restoration 11-18-2019, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,258
Posted By heetseeker
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSaJkvmsjhY&list=P...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSaJkvmsjhY&list=PLW3P2RgUoDd5rp0KYw2OK4u3GVtBf1mRs&index=9&t=0s
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-18-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By heetseeker
That helps! Thank you.:rockon:

That helps! Thank you.:rockon:
Forum: Electrical Systems 11-17-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 531
Posted By heetseeker
I'm getting ready to tackle the same issue with...

I'm getting ready to tackle the same issue with my 68. Previous owner didn't have the wiper motor wired so i'm starting from scratch. Any tips before I start disassembling the dash looking for...
Forum: Interior Restoration 11-16-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 627
Posted By heetseeker
Also in search of behind the seat pics as well. ...

Also in search of behind the seat pics as well. Looking at adding speakers, amp, and the storage box. My tires are too wide to mount behind the passenger seat, so i'll figure the spare situation...
Forum: Site Topics 09-20-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4,131
Views: 460,684
Posted By heetseeker
Washed the 68 and took it for a spin. Came home,...

Washed the 68 and took it for a spin. Came home, mopped up the antifreeze on the passenger floor mat and ordered some parts. After hunting season, new shocks, tuning and I start body work.
Forum: Heating & Air Conditioning Systems 09-19-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 288
Posted By heetseeker
68 Heater control replacement

Heater/fan control is sticky and needs replacing with new cables. I Found a possible replacement heater control unit and would like to know how to get my original unit out of the dash. No A/C on...
Forum: Region 18 (CA) 08-18-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,003
Posted By heetseeker
Air helper springs sdtrucksprings.com KYB...

Air helper springs sdtrucksprings.com
KYB shocks Summit racing

Much better ride.
Forum: Site Topics 08-18-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4,131
Views: 460,684
Posted By heetseeker
New rear KYB shocks and replacement air helper...

New rear KYB shocks and replacement air helper springs from SDtrucksprings. I need a 2 post lift!
Forum: Suspension & Steering 08-13-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By heetseeker
KYB .... got it. I'll get going on posting a...

KYB .... got it. I'll get going on posting a couple of pics of the air bags...have to remember my log on for photobucket....and do a search on the topic. Thanks
Forum: Suspension & Steering 08-13-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 382
Posted By heetseeker
Airbag replacement

First post after purchasing a 1968 El Camino yesterday. Looks like the rear airbags are toast and the air shocks as well. Thinking about replacing them with identical equipment or possibly going with...
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