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  1. 85gtv6blk
    07-28-2015 08:13 AM - permalink
    85gtv6blk
    Saw you have 85 gtv6 , I am looking for hardware and trim item to Install wiper arms on shafts.
    Thanks for any assistance
    Frank
  2. Il Mito
    07-06-2015 05:43 PM - permalink
    Il Mito
    Hi,

    I see a msg. from you, but no text?

    Thanks,

    Marc

    MARCSPARTS@YAHOO.COM
  3. brad fischer
    08-11-2014 03:50 AM - permalink
    brad fischer
    James, I don't recall the comments on Dot 4 brake fluid and don't know why you couldn't use it?
  4. Gordon Raymond
    05-06-2014 02:45 PM - permalink
    Gordon Raymond
    I need to be careful about any gasket sealants. Most of my stuff goes on customers cars, mostly vintage and race stuff. There are a few sealants that can ALMOST do it all, and many many more that do one thing well. I try to use speciality sealants only for special use, and have found the Pemetex Ultra Grey a very good general use sealant WITH limitations.
    Best, Gordon
  5. Gordon Raymond
    05-06-2014 06:50 AM - permalink
    Gordon Raymond
    Pretty simple. On the gasket surfaces, it is not (or should not with a good gasket) be in contact with fuel. I works on threaded fittings on fuel lines, because again, it is not directly in contact with fuel.
    If it is in direct contact with fuel (not gasoline) it partially dissolves into a gummy mess.The same is true for many other sealants with todays fuel.
    On Weber gaskets to insulator / isolators where I use it, I clean the port itself with lacquer thinner before the Permetex set up on the inside so it will not break down and be sucked into the engine. If the gasket is good and surfaces flat, minimal sealant is required and essentially none is in direct contact with fuel.
    If this stuff was used to seal a seam inside a fuel tank it WILL fail.
    I hope that helps. .
    I guess the best answer would be to use it sparingly to fill voids in gasketed areas away from direct contact with fuel or solvents. Hows that? I hope this clears up how I use it.
    Best, Gordon
  6. 39cub
    04-28-2014 02:31 PM - permalink
    39cub
    Hello James,

    Thanks for the kind comments! I have some of the stuff left, but not sure it's enough. And not sure how the step across the border would affect costs. But I'm happy to provide some sources for you to investigate. How about emailing me at GTV116@hotmail.com so we can continue a bit more easily. I'll be watching for it.

    Chuck
  7. alfaromeobob
    12-12-2013 04:54 PM - permalink
    alfaromeobob
    Hi James,
    I can't vouch for him, but I just made a purchase the other day.
    I hope all will be ok.
    Nothing in our communications made me suspicious though.
    Mine is coming surface so I may not know for a couple of months.
    Bob.
  8. james2000
    04-14-2012 02:03 PM - permalink
    james2000
    Yes, it a Canadian model, originally sold in Montréal. To my knowledge no ligit 1970 model imports to USA.
  9. GTD
    03-22-2012 03:22 PM - permalink
    GTD
    James
    I expect your 70 GTV is carbureted ?
    Therefore - it is other than a USA model ?
    Please reply directly: superduetto -at- comcast.net

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    1970 GTV (owned since 1987)
    1985 GTV2.5

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