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stangeba last won the day on June 17

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About stangeba

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    Original Owner
  • Birthday 09/18/1953

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    Shelby Township, Michigan
  • Interests
    71 Monte Carlos and old In-Line six cylinder engines.
  • Legal Name
    Bruce Stange
  • Occupation
    Retired from E. I. DuPont Automotive Finishes still working at Langdon's Stovebolt Engine Parts Company.

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  1. stangeba

    Fabric seat covers

    Try CARS.INC https://carsinc.com/1970-1972-monte-carlo-3.html
  2. stangeba

    Another Paint Question...

    I would check on powder-coat (short story if interested) The lower gloss black items under the hood back in the early 70's was (at DuPont) called Black Dip Primer. The parts (body's also) were just dipped into this product, removed to drip off, flashed for a few minutes then baked 30" x 400 F. Good stuff and all they had Prior to PPG's Elpo / Electrodeposition Primer. Black dip is no longer available. I worked at DuPont Automotive finishes when I restored my 71 and was lucky to use "black-dip" on many of my under hood parts back in the mid 1980's. There is a test for verifying or reading the actual gloss level that requires a special machine and is read / taken at different angles based on the gloss level. We reported it as Gloss @ 20 degree angle (for really flat stuff) or Gloss at 60 degree angle for the semi gloss look Good times.
  3. Drove all over and had fun!
  4. stangeba

    Pictures not showing up

    OK, went to look for a pictures of other 71's using this: And got this:
  5. stangeba

    Pictures not showing up

    Ian, an error message popped up but I didn't write it down. I will try again to post a picture from my PC right now using choose files on the lower left and................ it worked!
  6. stangeba

    Pictures not showing up

    Are we testing here? Testing Yep got an error message, darn. 7/11/2019 3:58 PM Thursday here in Michigan, USA PC running Google Bruce
  7. stangeba

    71 monte carlo ss

    Joe, the more I look at it I think it's Burnt Orange.
  8. stangeba

    71 monte carlo ss

    Can't find one panel that looks like the color in your picture or what I remember it to be. I thought I had them all...... Bruce
  9. stangeba

    71 monte carlo ss

    The names listed were DuPont names. Chevy and other s like Pontiac also changed the names of the same colors. I may not have EVERY color however but I thought I did. I will see if I fine it and scan it for you. Bruce
  10. stangeba

    71 monte carlo ss

    Very nice! See if this link works, its a spread sheet of actual 4" x 6" painted color panels from DuPont I have from the Automotive Paint lab when I worked there. Shows the DuPont numbers and names and what cars they went on. Bruce DuPont color codes 1971 Chevy Pass Cars
  11. stangeba

    Uploading pictures from phone

    I have no idea how to do this from my I phone. No problem from my PC at home. Bruce
  12. stangeba

    My hood sits high in the back.

    I remember having the same problem and like Larry said I had to adjust the hinge but not like I assumed.
  13. stangeba

    Happy Fathers Day

    Sadly, my father passed years ago. I remember the day he went with me to the Chevy dealership to order my new 71 Monte. He is the one who suggested I order it in black. Since I was only 17 the title had to be in his name so I guess I am not the original owner like I thought. I changed to title as soon as I turned 18.
  14. stangeba

    It's Official

    cool cool cool........
  15. I was in Rochester, Minn. for the last week or so, visiting our daughter and her family and had time to play with my I Phone. I searched for a POD Cast (first time ever for me) related to Monte Carlo's and found this: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/carstuff/id297680411?i=1000405448652 This is the 2nd one, I lost the url to the first one. It's not new and most of you have probably listened to it years ago. Enjoy, Bruce