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    mblum replied to the thread Been awhile!.
    Very cool, that's no small feat to say the least!
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    mblum reacted to 1986 Buick GX1's post in the thread OE valve covers finish? with Like Like.
    Anodized aluminum powder coat w/ clear is not it either, but it’s shiny and I like it.
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    mblum replied to the thread OE valve covers finish?.
    Forgot to mention I used 400 grit emery with a sanding block to shine up the ribs. Dawn dish soap with water to lube while sanding.
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    mblum replied to the thread OE valve covers finish?.
    Glass beads were used to get the finish in this pic. Outside only as Anthony mentioned. I used a very fine glass bead which smoothed...
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    mblum reacted to SS/GN's post in the thread TURBOTERRORV6 from the Houston area?? with Like Like.
    Well just as I thought life gets in the way and things happen that come first and this is what happened. He reached out to me ,offered...
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    mblum replied to the thread TE62 REBUILD.
    Depending on media type and size, a fine glass bead would leave a finish like that.
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    mblum replied to the thread C clip for actuator waste gate.
    Might be worth checking you local hardware store. ACE Westlake and Bomgarrs here locally carry these in their bulk fastener area...
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    mblum replied to the thread Upgrade from Dual ATR 2.5"?.
    In regards to weight, my single 4" RJC was 24 pounds lighter than the 2.5 dual setup that was on my car and I know it wasn't ATR. If I...
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    mblum replied to the thread TE62 REBUILD.
    The service and communication I received form them is rarely seen in todays world. They called me when my turbo arrived and called me...
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    mblum replied to the thread New engine.
    Those compression numbers look identical to what my stock un opened engine gave me about a year ago. Once my turbo was rebuilt I...
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    mblum replied to the thread TE62 REBUILD.
    I'm sure there are alot of options, but I'll share my experience. When I first acquired my GN I needed the turbo rebuilt. I found this...
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    mblum replied to the thread My 87 GN Build.
    Stunning! Looks great. Those your 2nd gen TA's? That's a bucket list car for me kinda like the GN.
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    Awesome, thanks fellas. I was hoping for some first hand experience. Id really like to give it a shot myself. I guess worst case I...
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    Thanks for all the input. I may have to take the seats to a shop and let them add the foam cushion. I felt if I could buy the foam I...
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    It looks like PUI has them: PUI Seat Cushion Why is it that some are being advertised as "LOW BACK" and some are "HIGH BACK" seats for...
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