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    No fumes is good. I'll take a look at those openings you speak of 01Black.

    Got some more goodies. Enough buying for now. Time to install this stuff. Except for the carpet that will be going in later. Brake lines are really most important right now. With the brake lines in, I will be able to drive the car to the welding guy for the rear strut towers.

    Brake lines from Classic Tube. Got some shipping bends in them. They look good. Fittings look pro! Blurry pic for ya:


    Close up:


    '07 Impala brakes I bought from a member on here (Impala131). These things are heavy as hell! They arrived in a USPS "It-Fits, It-Ships" box that damn near didn't make it. Brakes look go tho, I like them. They look like quite the upgrade from the stockers:


    The carpet looks different, and better now that it's been sitting around. Looks like it took shape pretty well and dried out a little. Had an oily feeling to it when it first arrived.
    Scotty, gonna use that baking soda idea and re-use the old foam after all. Messing around with layers and layers of jute sounds awful. I'm thinking I will take all those foam scraps, place them in a large garbage bag with baking soda and shake 'n bake. Leave it like that for a little, Then clean out the soda:
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    that does look better now. relaxed you could say even lol

    shake and bake foam bits, sounds good to me lol

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    Shake 'n Bake, Rick Bobby. shake 'n bake!
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    i was leaning towards actual shake n bake lol


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    3 things-

    Wow on the carpet. It did flatten out fairly nice.

    Broken charcoal briquets also absorb odors. If you have some, maybe season the shake n bake mix with em.

    You are cracking me up because a friend of mine swears that for each new kid, he did the deed then held wife up by the ankles and shook. "Shake and Bake" fertility hack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scottydoggs View Post

    shake and bake foam bits, sounds good to me lol
    Sounds like a school lunch they served once a week.
    not what it looks like

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    You guys had me cracking up. Scotty, when I think of that phrase, I think of the cooking mix, but when I say the words, they come out with a hillbilly southern twang, LOL. Idrivejunk, spice up the bake mix you say, huh? Lol. I don't know what to think of your friends method?! Haha. Shake her more by the left ankle its a boy, right ankle its a girl?
    Cheetah, you ain't lying about those lunches... my 6yr old son demanded a home lunch from now on because the "school food is nasty dada". They're keeping with tradition!
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    I set out to install the brake lines this weekend, but didn't get that far. It's been about 7 weeks since I last worked on it. Remember, the car is parked about 15 miles away, outside. With warmer weather coming I'm hoping to do some wrenching 3-4 days of the week. Spent time cleaning stuff up, and organizing my tools. Returned like 8 jugs of used oil to AutoZone...
    Started to do some preliminary measurments and observations of the brake lines are realized that I didn't cap any of the ends. There's a good chance that debris will get into the tube, so I had to stop and tape the ends shut. Other than that, got her off the ground. Sprayed any bolt I might need to remove with Liquid Wrench. All prepped and ready to go.


    BEHOLD!!! A car, in the air!





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    lets play knock the car down

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    got them 2 bottom blocks turned the weak way too. they crush like that.

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    The thought of some punk ass kids knocking it over crossed my mind. Should be OK.

    I'll have to flip that block over. Didnt know that...I'll probably be out there tmrw night.

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    Chicago is called the Windy City!
    Don't wait too long!

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