Last call, The 1983 Malibu wagon

Longroof79

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Bill,
What have you done with the rear bumper? Did you also add a license plate pocket as well, or kept it in the tailgate? Have the hours changed at where the car is stored allowing you more flexible visitation?
 

Tack427

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May 26, 2015
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Boston MA
Bill,
What have you done with the rear bumper? Did you also add a license plate pocket as well, or kept it in the tailgate? Have the hours changed at where the car is stored allowing you more flexible visitation?
Rear bumper has been removed and a lauren engineering roll pan was the replacement. Unfortunately the hours have not gone back to pre covid. Kinda sucks because id have to take time off on a Friday to bring the car home to work on it. And id either need to get a ride there or have an extra car to leave there. Because at 10 miles to the gallon im definitely not driving 80 miles a day round trip to work. Lol. But it is on the list to get it home soon to do the doors and bumper. I need to clear up the rack space at work for more useless crap.
 

Tack427

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May 26, 2015
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Big news, I drove the wagon home from storage today. So now if I can find the free time I just might start doing some work on it.
 

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LeftLaneOnly

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Hey....saw you on 128 going south yesterday good luck and cool ride it had a nice growl
 
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LeftLaneOnly

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Well south on 128 and north on 95 right or something like that 🚙🛻🚌🚎🚓🚑🚒🚚🚛🚜
 

Tack427

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Hey....saw you on 128 going south yesterday good luck and cool ride it had a nice growl
Probably around the time I started wondering if I put the bolts back in the front bumper to frame. Got off the exit and it was secure. Thankfully
 
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Tack427

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Well this long weekend started off ok. My main fuse for my capacitor and amp was blown, put a new one in and it blows right away. So I figured, since the car sat so long maybe the capacitor is so dead it’s popping the fuse. Well I took the capacitor out to charge it and noticed I have large gauge monster speaker wire in the house I should pull my sub box out and replace it existing wire with the monster wire. Well once the box was out I said, you know this rear deck needs some overhauling, well the wagons deck was out shortly later, wire wheeling and sanding and a few coats of bedliner later. I ran out of sunlight. Got a charge on the capacitor but not 100% sure if thats the problem but i did notice the shield for my positive cable to the starter wasn’t secure and i think it was touching the battery tray. So maybe tomorrow I’ll figure that out.
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