Not many people realize just how easy it is to get an old clock working.
Just a little spritz of cleaning and lubing and polish the points a bit
and 99% of clocks can be back in operation again.
Like you I had been looking for something else. Was looking for another 62 Pontiac
Lemans conv like I had back in 62-71 LOL
No luck for months and then saw this F85 by accident. Part of an estate settlement
in Ohio. 3 days and they had only bid it up to $1126.23 Disgraceful!!!!
Since the seller stated in the ad that as a dealer he could…[Read more]
Automotive Accents finished the upholstery on Dec 13 and I took the pictures I have posted on photobucket. You can compare with the original interior as shown on page 1.
I got the car back home later that week and buttoned it up for the winter.(Since I’m…[Read more]
3 Days after Thanksgiving and Im still waiting. A job which should have
neem accomplished by end of Sept still drags on.
SMS finally did send material and Automotive Accents tells me it is OK this
time – and so far SMS has not charged me a 2nd time.
They came and removed the drivers ‘cobbled’ up seat and took it back to his
shop. I…[Read more]
This experience has pretty much demoralized me. I had a very nice little car
which 4 previous owners had taken VERY GOOD care of. I have tried to be “the
5th” responsible owner and also treat this piece of history as it deserves.
I finally had to bring it home with one seat missing because the upholstery
shop needed their floor space…[Read more]
A follow up to my original post regarding problems with SMS product.
(to recap) I had ordered two different colors of vinyl for the bucket seats L-1416
(light gold) 6 yards and L-1418 (dark gold/brown) 2 yards.
Got a call from my upholsterer this AM. Needed to see me about the problems.
The L-1416 material turned out to be -junk-…[Read more]
After they took almost a month to send samples and then the order, I missed the first appointment with the upholsterer; had to wait for a second window
at his establishment and he only found the problem when he started in on the
project today. I dont have time to wait for them to decide what they would
do; then send the material back and…[Read more]
Thats a lot of data to digest but well worth having. Thanks Bruce.
I guess the guy who ordered up my Cutlass conv in Pittsburg figured there were enuf mountains in Pa to warrant a 3.36 – wait I think your text did say a 3.36 was standard for a 3167 model.
I do wish I had a bit more maintainence history on my car tho. I guess a…[Read more]