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Re: zeke's Sport Coupe

Postby 75Monz » Thu May 31, 2018 9:42 am

Not sure if this is what your after, but here are two parts of what your missing I think.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1978-Monza-Sun ... 1438.l2649
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Fresh-Air-Inta ... 1438.l2649
All I have is factory v-8 stuff. Really like the look of your car, always wondered what a 4 headlight nose would look like on my towne coupe. Seems like it would be slightly better aerodynamically than the flat nose of my car, lol.
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Re: zeke's Sport Coupe

Postby zeke » Thu May 31, 2018 10:31 am

Thanks a lot 75Monz! Snagged the air breather, if ya ever see the elbow, lemme know. I owe ya a :beer:

Wouldn't be all that hard to change your front end eh. Ken Mahoy is doing it to his son's car. Check out his youtube channel Spyder Garage. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLjxjd ... hVQ/videos

Interesting trivia: Monza 4 cylinder shift rods are ~2" longer to make up for the shorter engine.
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Re: zeke's Sport Coupe

Postby zeke » Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:08 am

Crusty window track repaired
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Re: zeke's Sport Coupe

Postby 75Monz » Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:17 am

Hey Zeke, it this the piece you are after? Not sure if it is the same as a few years later, but looks close.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/71-77-CHEVY-VE ... 1a4f72bf43
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Re: zeke's Sport Coupe

Postby zeke » Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:44 am

Yeah, looks like the elbow would work but it would cost me a small fortune by the time all that got up here. Thanks tho anyways.
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Re: zeke's Sport Coupe

Postby zeke » Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:46 am

Heater core replacement and other various behind the dash problems getting fixed.
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Re: zeke's Sport Coupe

Postby 75Monz » Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:35 am

Try sending the seller a message and see if they will sell you just the part you need. Usually sellers are willing to work with you on things. Another guy that might have something is seller named vegaguy, his store is here..
https://www.ebay.com/str/grandparat409#
States in his store "Also a large selection of parts new and used,If you dont see it in our store it doesn't mean we dont have it. We buy sell and trade hot rod Chevy parts daily. Give us a call at Booger Holler Racing 1-423-836-0543"
I just found a spider volt/temp gauge with faceplate and small spider fuel gauge from him.
By the way, don't know if it is true for your Monza, but when I did my heater core, a guy showed me how to put a Vega heater core in. Was a bit larger and I get a lot more heat now. Not sure why there was a difference, maybe because mine was a California edition and they don't need heat as much there since Hollywood puts out enough hot air to heat the whole state. :lol:
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Re: zeke's Sport Coupe

Postby zeke » Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:28 pm

Engine bay refurb coming along. Undercoating removed, new fuel pump, alternator, starter, battery, water pump, hoses etc. Bunch of stuff getting fixed and urgently needed attention. Working on fixing up wiring and replacing vacuum hoses now. Unfortunately, the upper hose is NLA. Unique to this car without power steering - bummer, I hate universals.
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Re: zeke's Sport Coupe

Postby 79MonzaSpyder » Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:38 am

Zeke, you should ask Clyde (cjbiagi) on this forum if he can find you the original molded upper rad hose. He has access to almost all the GM dealers inventory and it's possible that some dealer somewhere in the US ordered one or just has some NOS hoses sitting around. I just bought the AC Delco upper and lower rad hoses off him for the V8 Monza as the upper for the V8 is NLA as well.
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