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In the whole dashboard of just the gauges ?
Just the gauges for now, LED bulbs can be expensive lol.

I did also finally fix my blower motor so that it's not running on a toggle switch anymore! I wonder why it wasn't working...







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Did a little rust work on one of the rear fender corners, fortunately all surface rust and nothing major yet!



The lady and I also did an LKQ run yesterday, took advantage of their 40% off weekend. Found some mint sunvisors out of a Cutlass Ciera, they don't fit perfect, but for $8, being blue, and actually staying where you put them... I'm good with it!



I did also check out this car that was out there, but it was pretty well gutted. Note the Dynomat in the trunk and the big tips. She was loved at one point...



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Did I miss somewhere you were changing the head liner ?

As for the buckskin impala. The chrome rocker pieces look in pretty decent shape as does the rear bumper. Might like to have a spare ?

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Did I miss somewhere you were changing the head liner ?

As for the buckskin impala. The chrome rocker pieces look in pretty decent shape as does the rear bumper. Might like to have a spare ?
I do have a "headliner" I plan on putting up eventually. Not spoiling anything until it's ready lol.

I thought about pulling the chrome panels, but I wasn't sure if they'd work or not since it was the next body style up from mine.

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Shit's getting real!

This will do nicely...





Oh yeah, she's new again! Haha





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Woo Hoo

A garage and, in your free time, lawn care ! Giddy Up.

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Lots of lawn care! Good Lord it needs cut now haha.

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All cleaned up and put away for winter! Maybe next year I'll actually do more with it...



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We have had salt on the roads a few days now, some years it isn't till almost Christmas. Fun car season cut short this year.

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We have had salt on the roads a few days now, some years it isn't till almost Christmas. Fun car season cut short this year.
They just started putting brine down on ours today. Do you get brine and salt as well?

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Here they actually use discarded cheese brine, serious.
They have a few products they use.

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Here they actually use discarded cheese brine, serious.
They have a few products they use.
I bet that smells delicious, haha...

They use beets here, eats through everything!

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They flood calcium chloride solution here. Dreadful stuff.

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They flood calcium chloride solution here. Dreadful stuff.
Mother of God. How do you still have cars out there?!

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