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Saved an 86 GT by Rick Morehouse
Started on: 09-27-2019 12:00 PM
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Report this Post09-27-2019 12:00 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Rick MorehouseClick Here to Email Rick MorehouseSend a Private Message to Rick MorehouseEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
First off, I'm not sure how to add pics to a post, been awhile on any forum. Help/advice needed. I did save a nearly complete GT. It is missing the top plenum cover & the pass.side grille. Otherwise, very complete, not beat up/wrecked or picked over. Paid .020 (cents) per pound or $532.00 w/Bill of Sale for title. Have ordered the "NEW" GT lenses also. Will de-bone an 88 base coupe for suspension, add a 93 Caddy 4.9/auto. This is not "thee priority" project(in top 3) as I have others going on. I will post pics when I find away.
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I'm not sure how to add pics to a post, been awhile on any forum. Help/advice needed. I


If you're running a Windows PC, download and install PIP to host and post images here. Max width - 1024 pixels. Max file size - 300 kb.

Have you checked the rear upper frame rails for rust?
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Report this Post09-27-2019 05:41 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Spoilt_87fieroSend a Private Message to Spoilt_87fieroEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Glad to hear that you're still into the fieros Rick. I would love to bring the boys by sometime and take a look.
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Report this Post09-29-2019 05:13 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Rick MorehouseClick Here to Email Rick MorehouseSend a Private Message to Rick MorehouseEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Spoilt87, yep, still got a few fieros, stop by, yard is still not as cleaned up as I'd like it though.

As for the "pip" image hosting site/page? THIS AIN'T NO SLAM AGAINST ANY ONE, NOT PATRICK OR CLIFF!!! But; my wife who is much more at ease on this machine than I, we ran into a glitch as we tried to download that web page. She/we kept getting a warning of a possible virus contained in the download. Our virus protection kept warning us as she worked around or thru the steps. For us, it just didn't work. So no pics ,yet. In the end I was able to save a nice 86 "wingless" GT. Regards, Rick(and Jerry).
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...my wife who is much more at ease on this machine than I, we ran into a glitch as we tried to download that web page. She/we kept getting a warning of a possible virus contained in the download. Our virus protection kept warning us...


Have your wife read This thread.
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Report this Post10-01-2019 05:58 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Rick MorehouseClick Here to Email Rick MorehouseSend a Private Message to Rick MorehouseEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Thanks for each persons help. Wife says I "should" be able to post pics. With all due respect, we are not able to understand/do whatever is suggested in the screens that pop up as we try to get pip going. We thank everyone for their help. Most everyone can picture a sun baked red Gt, paint faded to black primer, seats ragged out, steering wheel leather rotted off, motor shot,etc., etc. Otherwise, a really nice fiero. Regards, Rick & Jerry
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Most everyone can picture a sun baked red Gt, paint faded to black primer, seats ragged out, steering wheel leather rotted off, motor shot,etc., etc.


Perhaps not being able to post an image is a blessing in this case!

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Report this Post10-08-2019 12:12 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Rick MorehouseClick Here to Email Rick MorehouseSend a Private Message to Rick MorehouseEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Patrick; question. This may sound real dumb to ya, but when wife(we) were trying to download 'pip" program, I recently woke up to realize I wasn't logged into the forum! Right now we have the PIP icon on the face page of our screen when you wake up the computer to do something. "That" icon click will not connect to Pennock, nor can I get back to that icon as I write here like I am now. We've talked w/our server gurus & they told us they only keep our service going-they are not there to train dummies. Damn. Well again, would you have some advice? In advance, thanks. R&J
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Report this Post10-08-2019 05:15 PM Click Here to See the Profile for PatrickClick Here to Email PatrickSend a Private Message to PatrickEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post

Rick, it's unclear to me whether you've actually installed PIP or not.
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Report this Post10-13-2019 03:53 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Rick MorehouseClick Here to Email Rick MorehouseSend a Private Message to Rick MorehouseEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Clear as mud for me also, sorry to have dragged this on. Rick
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Report this Post10-26-2019 12:44 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Rick MorehouseClick Here to Email Rick MorehouseSend a Private Message to Rick MorehouseEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Back on topic. Also just found an 85 GT(automatic) for sale in Florence, S.C. On drivers window--$1,750.00 down! Low monthly payments! I left it sitting there.
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Report this Post11-05-2019 10:11 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Rick MorehouseClick Here to Email Rick MorehouseSend a Private Message to Rick MorehouseEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Couldn't work a deal on the 85GT. Have been working on an abandoned 87SE, all power. If local police wrote an abandoned ticket, it'd go to a local junk yard & I'ed likely not get a shot @ it. Jumping thru hoops for DMV now, may get lucky.
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I printed out the instruction page for pip and that made it much easier than trying to go back and forth and forgetting steps.
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Report this Post11-08-2019 05:09 PM Click Here to See the Profile for 8t6fierogtSend a Private Message to 8t6fierogtEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
sounds like a fun project! i look forward to reading your progress.
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Report this Post12-01-2019 08:46 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Rick MorehouseClick Here to Email Rick MorehouseSend a Private Message to Rick MorehouseEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Wish to test post pic.
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test pic upload.[img]http://images.fieroforum.com/userimages/Rick%2520M orehouse/1986%20fiero%20gt%20004.JPG[/img]
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yipee-it worked. THANKS Cliff.[img]http://images.fieroforum.com/userimages/Rick%2520Mo rehouse/1986%20fiero%20gt%20022.JPG[/img]
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O.K. So I tried to post 3 more pics & they went some wheres else. Should I try to re-size smaller?
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O.K. So I tried to post 3 more pics & they went some wheres else. Should I try to re-size smaller?


Cliff has answered your prayers. Read this thread... New PFF features - I've been busy!
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I hate to drag another fiero home, but I should save this other 86 coupe!?! 1 more pic
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Report this Post12-01-2019 09:18 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Rick MorehouseClick Here to Email Rick MorehouseSend a Private Message to Rick MorehouseEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Yes Sir Patrick. That's how I finally got these pics posted! WELL!! I have to give credit to the wife for her help also, dang I hate being so dumb on this machine. Thanks again Cliff.
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Yes Sir Patrick. That's how I finally got these pics posted!


 
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I tried to post 3 more pics & they went some wheres else. Should I try to re-size smaller?


Rick, click on the EDIT icon on my post to see how to improve the layout of your images. (By using the Enter key, you add a space between lines and/or images.)

Can you also figure out how I got the third image to appear (which failed to show up properly in your original post)?

 
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yipee-it worked. THANKS Cliff.










(I'll delete these duplicated "quoted" images after Rick has seen how they were posted.)

[This message has been edited by Patrick (edited 12-01-2019).]

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Report this Post12-02-2019 10:33 AM Click Here to See the Profile for Rick MorehouseClick Here to Email Rick MorehouseSend a Private Message to Rick MorehouseEdit/Delete MessageReply w/QuoteDirect Link to This Post
Well Sir, Not sure what may need to be deleted. Let me ask the wife to read & test theory on posting. A new "Computers for Dummies" class starts the 1st of the year @ local tech which we plan to take. Man, last nite I was just pleased to be able to post pics as I'm sure many others are likewise. Also, I will be off line after today so we can get local computer Doc to move our stuff from this old 7 to the new 10 which may take a day or two. But then you'll get a break from my dumbassness! And sincerely,,,thanks for all your help, it "IS" appreciated. On the GT, I was really surprised @ its' completeness & not all banged up. Just had to have it!!! May get the silver coupe too.
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