Impster - the big&white

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  1. ImpJay

    ImpJay The different young FCBO Gold Member

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    No pics for today, but I was investigating and testing the power steering system.:steering:
    A noisy steering pump
     
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    ImpJay The different young FCBO Gold Member

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    Yeah!



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    Impster was garage fresh thus the blue gunk etc. and the headlight covers were forgotten to be open while I took these photos. One thing that was quite an experience was refueling while all others were staring at...
     
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  3. ImpJay

    ImpJay The different young FCBO Gold Member

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    We washed her today and after applying vinyl conditioner, the top looks quite nice.

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    Hey, congrats on getting it out and about, looks very nice!
     
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    ImpJay The different young FCBO Gold Member

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    Autoglym Vinyl&Rubber Care, the stuff sold in spray bottles.
     
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  7. ImpJay

    ImpJay The different young FCBO Gold Member

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    Cruising.

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    ImpJay The different young FCBO Gold Member

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    Today I gave the promised ride to a few of my friends before going at ``Piemouth Court`` in Pieksamaki. We did cruise with all the side windows down, so the friends did shout ``come aboard!`` to every bystander being close to the roads. Another thing was that we were sitting at a T-shaped crossroads to get through it while one BMW didn´t dare to try, if it was able to get past that white giant. Well, another friend did shout: ``come here, you´ll get past!``
    Needless to say that the Bimmer driver didn´t try.

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    ImpJay The different young FCBO Gold Member

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    We went out for a spin and attended to Vantaa cruise. Taking pictures sort of got forgotten since almost all the time someone was walking around Impster while chattering with me.

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    @Finn Yorker

    It was nice to see your red on white NYB there and talk with you.
     
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    ImpJay The different young FCBO Gold Member

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    Back at the garage.

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  11. detmatt

    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    It looks great with those wheelcovers.:thumbsup:
    Nice work across the board!
     
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    ImpJay The different young FCBO Gold Member

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    Two owners of 67 Crown coupes (former owner had a black on white and the current owner has a white on black) have complained about clacking noises. Mine do that only at aboutt 20-30MPH.

    What are your experiences of them?
     
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    detmatt Old Man with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    Barely noticeable over the Flowmasters.:lol:
    Seriously though I don’t think the ones on my silver car make much noise, they shouldn’t if the fasteners are tight and you pit a dab of black silicone under the eagle.
    I did here them on the green car though coming from the ones that I didn’t restore
     
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    ImpJay The different young FCBO Gold Member

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    I did some exterior finishing and we did retighten the passenger side front wheel bearing. Credit for help goes again to dad.

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    The rear quarters would benefit of buffing or some finer rubbing compound and wax, but at least the biggest dull areas got their shine.
     
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    ImpJay The different young FCBO Gold Member

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    I'm infected by OCD.

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    Not that I would be scared of driving because of dirt, but that the car must be clean while on the move.:realcrazy:
     
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    I have a bit of Imperial OCD, too. But, I have embraced each of mine's various imperfections in the paint, vinyl, etc. I drive them with the road dust and dog hair aplenty.
     
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    ImpJay The different young FCBO Gold Member

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    Do you have tips for refueling? I always drop the last pint or so on the ground.
     
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    DocMcNeedy "iggy my wiggly" FCBO Gold Member

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    If you get the knack for listening to tank fill up...I can hear a short gurgle before fuel hits the filler neck.
     
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    They are to be enjoyed :thumbsup:
     
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    cantflip Old Jagoff with a Hat FCBO Gold Member

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    those reflection pics are the money shot for me...I love seeing panels that have avoided shopping carts for so many years.
     
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