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Old 06-30-2017, 01:20 PM   #226
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Re: 78 2wd Blazer - LS Swap and more..

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TO EVERYONE THAT MAY READ MY THREADS. AS AN AVID USER OF PHOTOBUCKET.COM FOR OVER 15 YEARS ALL OF MY PICTURES AND HOT LINKS HAVE BEEN NUKED. I DON'T KNOW IF THEY WILL EVER GET BACK AS I'M NOT WILLING TO PAY $400.00 RANSOM TO DO SO.

Thank you for your time.

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Agreed on the frustrated part. I lost pictures in 8 of my build threads.
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Old 06-30-2017, 01:42 PM   #227
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I would like to know specifics on the speedo and tach. Thought you mentioned you purchased the smaller ones, not five inch?? Did you direct wire all the gauges?

Thanks Mike
Yes I started with the 3 3/8" or so gauges. I didn't want a needle as long as what comes on the 5". However the movements are the same. After pulling the housings apart, I pulled the needles and the movements. After that I created my own faces and then mounted them into the factory housing. This did require hacking away quite a bit of the factory housing. The toughest part really was reinstalling the ODO/Trip reset rod. I had to lengthen it and I ended up using a ballpoint pen ink rod to do that.

After that I used HP tuners to line up the RPM needle and then played with the Speedo needle to get it on the correct spot.
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Old 06-30-2017, 01:47 PM   #228
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Re: 78 2wd Blazer - LS Swap and more..

That's terrible about the pictures!!!!

Thanks for the response.
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Old 06-30-2017, 02:17 PM   #229
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That's terrible about the pictures!!!!

Thanks for the response.
Thanks. Basically the same thing that happened to Anglefire 15 years ago. For the next 10 years this WILL have an effect all over the Web. Sad but true.

I'm currently downloading all of my photos back to my external that I don't already have copies of. Only way to try and keep them safe.
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Old 07-06-2017, 02:36 PM   #230
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TO EVERYONE THAT MAY READ MY THREADS. AS AN AVID USER OF PHOTOBUCKET.COM FOR OVER 15 YEARS ALL OF MY PICTURES AND HOT LINKS HAVE BEEN NUKED. I DON'T KNOW IF THEY WILL EVER GET BACK AS I'M NOT WILLING TO PAY $400.00 RANSOM TO DO SO.

Thank you for your time.

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Well, guess I'll stop using that crap. Looks like they decided to change the rules for you because you linked a bunch of photos. Is that right?

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Old 07-06-2017, 03:10 PM   #231
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Well, guess I'll stop using that crap. Looks like they decided to change the rules for you because you linked a bunch of photos. Is that right?
It will happen to everyone on Photobucket. They are just starting with the highest bandwith users first. For some users the cutoff started about 2 weeks ago. But it will happen to everyone over the next month from my research. Not sure what to do at the moment. What's funny is, had they just charged like 25-50 I bet most would pay. But asking for $400 is suicide.
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Old 07-07-2017, 03:15 PM   #232
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It will happen to everyone on Photobucket. They are just starting with the highest bandwith users first. For some users the cutoff started about 2 weeks ago. But it will happen to everyone over the next month from my research. Not sure what to do at the moment. What's funny is, had they just charged like 25-50 I bet most would pay. But asking for $400 is suicide.
They're idiots. The market expects free. They'll just go somewhere that's free. As much as I love my build thread, it's not worth $400.
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Old 07-07-2017, 03:39 PM   #233
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They're idiots. The market expects free. They'll just go somewhere that's free. As much as I love my build thread, it's not worth $400.
Beyond idiots. They've made people mad. Lot's of people talking about it and none of it good and I haven't read one post from someone who was going to pay.
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