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  1. Foskamp
    Aug 7th, 17 3:16 AM - permalink
    hi Dave,
    Hope you will help me and can help me.
    I have driven the car three times. short distances. In total 30 miles or so. Yesterday the shifter was jammed. The car is in first gear and can drive. The shifter doesn't seems to be in the first gear, but is a bit loose. `it can to get into another gear. It is stuck, somewhat in the middle. What can this be and what can be done about this?
    I also heard a high sound in the second gear, especially when I let the gas loose. In third and fourth gear the car moved smoothly.

    Hope you can help me.
  2. Freddy Mercado
    Dec 9th, 16 2:38 PM - permalink
    Freddy Mercado
    Dave, Don't know if you remember me. I met you a few times in Chicago. I'm restoring a 67 and was wondering if you do or know of any one that can restore my steering column? There are some other things that I need to get done, like restore the power steering system. Let me know if you can help me. Thanks and I hope all is well with you.
  3. Chevelle402ss
    Mar 27th, 16 7:54 PM - permalink
    Hello Dave,

    I'd like to thank you for all of your help for guiding me concerning information on my 72 Chevelle 402 car. I did have another question though. What temperature sending units do I need and where are they located on my m20 402? I do have factory tac and gauges. What bolt does the oil sending unit line bracket go to on the bell housing? Thanks Dave,

  4. Scott 1970 SS 396
    Oct 23rd, 15 4:35 PM - permalink
    Scott 1970 SS 396
    Hello Mr.Birdwell:If your time permits,could you please take a look at the pictures in the Tag Team area,the topic is muncie decode,and give me your opinion.Thanks,Scott
  5. Chevelle402ss
    Aug 20th, 15 11:12 PM - permalink
    Hello Dave

    I'm wondering if you have any 70-72 Chevelle console 4 speed shift tunnels/humps available for purchase *original* thanks!!
  6. pattrus
    Jul 21st, 15 3:11 PM - permalink
    Dave, How much do you charge to authenticate a car? I am outside Pittsburgh,PA
  7. PaceCarNut
    Sep 21st, 14 9:18 PM - permalink
    Hi Dave,

    Some of the other members suggested that you might be able to answer the questions I have about the Q-Jet I am rebuilding for my '72 SS 454 LS5 relevant to whether or not that setup had the AC solenoid original from the factory or not?

    Here is the thread I started and let me know what other info you might need to answer to help me determine if the '72 LS5 original Q-Jet with AC had the solenoid installed from the factory?


  8. Glenn's hc
    Dec 28th, 13 10:45 AM - permalink
    Glenn's hc
    Hello Dave , I guess you'll be coming to NY to check out my GTO .
  9. nailer49
    Nov 22nd, 13 9:02 AM - permalink
    Dave I am looking at a 71 Chevelle and the seller is saying it is a true SS yet my by the numbers book is showing there is no way to prove that unlike my 67
    Chevelle with a 138 vin. Can you advise
  10. lawnknowm
    Jun 6th, 13 12:18 PM - permalink
    Hello Dave You are a life saver and I feel real stupid.. The wire you told me about was tucked up behind the batt mount and with all the dirt/junk I never saw the thing. Went digging after your post and there it was IT WORKS Thanks John

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  • About Dave Birdwell
    I ain't as good as I once was, but I can still straighten sheetmetal better than a hack from Memphis
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    Authentication and pre-purchase inspection service still available. PM me for more information.
    Still looking for that elusive 76 Nova SS.
    People who have nothing better to do than b!tch about signatures need to get a life.
    70 Chevelle L78/M21
    10 Avalanche LT 1500 4wd
    06 Equinox


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Feb 5th, 19
5:07 PM - 427L88 quoted Dave Birdwell in post Re: ZZ454 - Proper Break-In & Other Questions
Be forewarned.. keep an eye on the...
May 23rd, 17
12:34 AM - Gordsplace quoted Dave Birdwell in post Re: Help!! Door won't unlock.
Tom- This is a common thing. What ...
May 4th, 17
10:58 PM - 70SSTHUMPER quoted Dave Birdwell in post Re: I'm done. had enough of the bs on the new site
Today is the final straw. Tapatalk...
May 2nd, 17
2:37 PM - 1966_L78 quoted Dave Birdwell in post Re: Verification of SS on 68 chevelle by drive shaft
Plus a 68 is easy. The VIN still s...
Apr 27th, 17
11:32 AM - Dave Birdwell quoted ToocoolZ28 in post Adapter for jack for use with rear sway bar
I have always just put the sadd...
6:40 AM - 71_340 quoted Dave Birdwell in post Re: 772 Fan Orientation?
Plus IIRC it will only go on the c...
Apr 19th, 17
8:02 PM - Dave Birdwell quoted SSuper Dave in post Re: 2017 Northern Ohio Chevelle Show
Just received my confirmation, A...
Apr 14th, 17
1:19 PM - fishhead quoted Dave Birdwell in post Re: Muncie ID may be M22
I've put a couple hundred Muncies ...
Apr 12th, 17
10:59 AM - Rich-L79 quoted Dave Birdwell in post Re: Muncie ID may be M22
Sorry Rich but you're wrong. ALL M...
Apr 11th, 17
9:33 PM - Dave Birdwell quoted Rich-L79 in post Re: Muncie ID may be M22
The M21 and M22 have the same...
3:09 PM - Rich-L79 quoted Dave Birdwell in post Re: Muncie ID may be M22
Easy way to tell for sure, use a w...
1:09 PM - Saltherring quoted Dave Birdwell in post Re: Muncie ID may be M22
Easy way to tell for sure, use a w...
Apr 5th, 17
6:49 PM - impala quoted Dave Birdwell in post Re: Coating on speed pro pistons
So what did they measure when you ...
Mar 26th, 17
7:38 PM - Saltherring quoted Dave Birdwell in post Re: Coating on speed pro pistons
The clearance is usually built int...
6:05 PM - impala quoted Dave Birdwell in post Re: Coating on speed pro pistons
The clearance is usually built int...
Mar 16th, 17
6:42 AM - buenymayor quoted Dave Birdwell in post Re: 70 454 question
Brian, it's an "I" not a 1. O...
Mar 15th, 17
11:48 AM - Dave Birdwell quoted buenymayor in post 70 454 question
Something is fishy with a Jan 1...
Mar 9th, 17
8:57 PM - 70SSTHUMPER quoted Dave Birdwell in post Re: This site is dead slow
He's on 56k dialup... :D Turns...
Mar 4th, 17
4:19 PM - Dave Birdwell quoted joeinbcs in post Re: Is this an L78 or an L34
Sorry, my fault...I didn't no...
Feb 28th, 17
3:19 PM - 69SHEVL quoted Dave Birdwell in post Re: SS Chad's 69 Build
Thanks for the update Chad. John'...
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