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    62cutlassconvert
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    Be sure to use correct original style gasket for the pump. The later melting gaskets being supplied don’t have an internal relief required for these pumps. You can punch one out of the later gasket or the pump will blow it out( not really desirable).

    Also TA Performance sells a gasket shim kit, .001-.0065” thick, so you can get the end play of gear to thrust plate perfect. Correct style gaskets.

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    oaklyss
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    I am restoring my original hub caps and wheels. The hub caps are nearly mint but the F85 red logo is faded. As I started to remove the original paint, I could see the unfaded paint below. It looks the same as the translucent paint on the rear F85 emblem. So I found a perfect match paint. The black painted areas are nearly perfect so I just waxed it.

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    graytoad
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    My thoughts on the hub cap color as well Greg: the same translucent red as the F85 logo. Your caps look gorgeous!

    #17230
    jensenracing77
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    Nice work!

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