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    Yesterday, 11:04 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    The cleaned motor and new dual-lock cylinder is in place, plumbed, fill full of hydraulic fluid and working! ... but leaking. A LOT. Anyone use...
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    17-07-2019, 06:13 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Tail Lights in Electrical
    The inside lines seem to match the outer lines of the body in the current orientation. In the last picture you posted, put the left light to the...
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    17-07-2019, 06:09 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Eagle in Ebay Finds
    A bit of a wash and buff, should be JUST fine :scared:
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    15-07-2019, 12:22 AM
    Nic replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    I have the pump motor apart. It was greasy inside at first but after some serious cleaning its MUCH better. However, it's still not working. When I...
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    14-07-2019, 07:26 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    Got it all piped and plumbed in on Friday night, and now the pump motor isn't working. 1 step forward, 2 steps back. :cursing:
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    14-07-2019, 07:19 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Tail Lights in Electrical
    Those are pretty nice, Brett.
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    12-07-2019, 07:02 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    I started plumbing the new check valve last night. Made a mess of course when I disconnected the lines from the pump and cylinders. That's what rags,...
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    12-07-2019, 06:40 PM
    Have we discussed the route we have our hydraulic lines running? Do we have an optimal path they should be going?
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    11-07-2019, 05:30 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    This is what I bought - https://www.baileyhydraulics.com/Lock-Valves-Port-Size-1-4-NPT-Type-Double Simply, it keeps the top up when it's open and...
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    10-07-2019, 10:27 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    The check valve arrived today. It's about twice the size I expected it to be. It's about 5.5" wide, 3" tall and 1.75" thick. Hopefully I can get it...
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    09-07-2019, 03:33 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    Good Morning (California time) Everyone! I tackled bleeding the brakes this weekend. Man, what a pain in the arse that was! I bought a vacuum...
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    05-07-2019, 06:45 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Recommended wiper motor in Electrical
    That was my first stop, Brett. I remembered there being a post about it. Unfortunately I've locked myself out of the Sterling site, but I have Rick...
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    04-07-2019, 05:53 PM
    Nic started a thread Recommended wiper motor in Electrical
    Hi, I'm trying to find the same kind of motor I had initially. It had an output shaft that was flattened on both sides. I'm only finding motors...
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    02-07-2019, 03:18 PM
    Looking good and taking notes.
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    28-06-2019, 04:25 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    Hi Brett, If you have time, sure. I haven't made any additional progress on the engine lid due to other life commitments.
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    27-06-2019, 04:25 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    Hi David... I sure as sh!t did! :lmfao: I need to revisit the implementation though, I'm not happy with the way I did it. The exhaust is...
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    26-06-2019, 07:02 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    Hi Peter, I actually tried the soldering iron trick but it wasn't burning a large enough hole. I didn't think about a greasing the bolts a little, or...
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    25-06-2019, 09:11 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    Just a little update; a picture I forgot to take a few days ago of the auto/boat weather seal I picked up at ACE Hardware. I chose this because its...
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    24-06-2019, 07:15 PM
    The pictures don't portray any problems with the paint. Looking forward to seeing how you construct the buck since I need to create one too.
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    24-06-2019, 07:10 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    That's the plan once the part is pulled. I was thinking some oval vents front and back of the lid to help with fresh airflow. Otherwise it's just...
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    24-06-2019, 05:00 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    I'm kinda starting to see what you guys mean by the top being too flat. I'm open to suggestions for a Mk II option. I got another layer of...
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    21-06-2019, 08:58 PM
    Looking good Brett.
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    20-06-2019, 07:00 PM
    Nic replied to a thread Nic's Sterling CCC #416 in Your Cars
    I also agree. Respectful discussion is healthy in any setting. Regarding keeping the insides of the windows clean, that did cross my mind and is...
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April 10
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Concord, Ca
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Sterling, Martial Arts, Cars, Motorcycles, Gold Prospecting, Poker, World Domination.
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