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What year is the Regal?

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1987. It's been a long term on and off project for the past 8 years. I did all the body work several years ago then last year built up this monster of on an engine for it. Now I decided I wanted to clean up the engine bay before I installed it, so I pulled the front clip back off and now I keep finding things to fix! Lol

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Photos throughout the process-

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Wow, that's come a long way! Was it originally a rust belt car?

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Wow, that's come a long way! Was it originally a rust belt car?

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Thanks, as far as I know it's always been a Pittsburgh car, it definitely had its share of rust. It's been awhile but I looked up the VIN once, and I think it was originally a rental car. It had a "No Smoking" decal on the dash, sonthat would make sense. I didnt know that at the time I bought it, but it really wouldnt have made a difference. I was just looking for something to wrench on.
 

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Nice work on the Buick, Joe. I love the color. That will make a great addition to the local car shows. (y)
 

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Shenanigans today. Attempted to break a couple tires off Tacoma wheels with the 3240. No go and they were stuck like a mother-bear. I know I can do it with my truck but want a spotter here to make sure I don't flip a wheel into the side of it. Valve cores were out.

Go ahead, it's OK to laugh at me...I did. :D
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A jack-all under a bumper (none-plastic) works for me for breaking the beads on tires. l wouldn't have used the bucket with those teeth in the sidewall to break it free, as the sidewall is easier to damage compared to the tread...
 

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A jack-all under a bumper (none-plastic) works for me for breaking the beads on tires. l wouldn't have used the bucket with those teeth in the sidewall to break it free, as the sidewall is easier to damage compared to the tread...
Both tires are rock cut thru the tread so no worries as they are toast. I was playing around today but have done the jack under a car before breaking mower tire beads.
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Not sure that is the right tool for the job; just glad you didn't flip your cub over trying to break that bead!!!:):LOL:;):ROFLMAO:
Gotta do dumb stuff every now and again to keep feeling young. Also don't want ER docs to go hungry. :D
 

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I'm broke too but I think we're talking two different things :ROFLMAO:
I was just playin today. When I get serious stuff gets tow-up yo'
 

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I'm shopping replacement trucks. I want to get rid of my 95 F150 (anyone interested?) and my Subaru Outback and buy one vehicle to replace both. I'm not brand loyal to anything but I want a diesel and I think the 99-03 7.3L Powerstokes, the 03-07 Ram 5.9L Common Rail Cummins, and the 05-early 07 Chevy/GMC 6.6L LBZ Duramaxs are the best choices. Any thoughts?
 
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