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 Whats the deal with the "eyelids" on the SS headlights ?

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PostSubject: Whats the deal with the "eyelids" on the SS headlights ?   Sat Oct 31, 2009 11:12 pm

Why do the SS's have the black sticker on the top of the headlights? What does it do? confused
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PostSubject: Re: Whats the deal with the "eyelids" on the SS headlights ?   Sat Oct 31, 2009 11:41 pm

Absoluetely nothing. Purely cosmetic .
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PostSubject: Re: Whats the deal with the "eyelids" on the SS headlights ?   Sun Nov 01, 2009 5:33 am

It visually lessens the gap between the top of the headlight and the hood.

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PostSubject: Re: Whats the deal with the "eyelids" on the SS headlights ?   Sun Nov 01, 2009 6:55 am

U Up early Bill? Jr. got me up so we got our Dunkins. Good trivia question about the headlights!
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PostSubject: Re: Whats the deal with the "eyelids" on the SS headlights ?   Sun Nov 01, 2009 7:18 am

druzdcm wrote:
U Up early Bill? Jr. got me up so we got our Dunkins. Good trivia question about the headlights!

Always. Bella doesn't care we got an extra hour last night. Wink

lol!

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PostSubject: Re: Whats the deal with the "eyelids" on the SS headlights ?   Sun Nov 01, 2009 7:30 am

What did you need to do to get the SS running?
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PostSubject: Re: Whats the deal with the "eyelids" on the SS headlights ?   Sun Nov 01, 2009 7:55 am

druzdcm wrote:
What did you need to do to get the SS running?

I dunno...? Haven't figured it out yet. It IS running. Just not running right. I'm halfway through getting the headers off to do plugs and wires... Now I'm not convinced the valves don't need to be relashed... BUT... It's the end of the season, so I think I'm just going to yank the motor altogether and do it all on a stand. I was gonna pull it to replace the oil pump anyways... Smile

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PostSubject: Re: Whats the deal with the "eyelids" on the SS headlights ?   Sun Nov 01, 2009 7:57 am

For what-the stock pump? I have one if you are interested.
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PostSubject: Re: Whats the deal with the "eyelids" on the SS headlights ?   Sun Nov 01, 2009 8:32 am

druzdcm wrote:
For what-the stock pump? I have one if you are interested.

No. I was convinced to run the insane Melling 77HV Big Block pump, and the oil pressure is RIDICULOUSLY high. So I bought a normal Melling 55HV to install...

Thanks though!


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Missing all my previous B's, D's and V... Sad
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PostSubject: Re: Whats the deal with the "eyelids" on the SS headlights ?   Sun Nov 01, 2009 8:41 am

THat is the one i have. When do expect to tear it out?
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PostSubject: Re: Whats the deal with the "eyelids" on the SS headlights ?   Sun Nov 01, 2009 8:59 am

druzdcm wrote:
THat is the one i have. When do expect to tear it out?

Well, I'd like to say in the next few weeks... But I really don't know! Very Happy

Why? Wanna have another "Mod Day" at my house. Wink

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A Toasted Marshmallow, A Long German, A Lame Suburban and expensive dreams...
Missing all my previous B's, D's and V... Sad
American Ricer
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PostSubject: Re: Whats the deal with the "eyelids" on the SS headlights ?   Sun Nov 01, 2009 10:00 am

Sure. I don't have to work any weekends before I leave for Thanksgiving
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PostSubject: Re: Whats the deal with the "eyelids" on the SS headlights ?   Sun Nov 01, 2009 10:13 am

If you do one last mod day, could it be on a sunday so the saturday workers can attend? Laughing
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