|The upper two connectors are the relevant ones. The power requirements are high for the seats, so the grey connector at the top is just power for the motors.|
|This connected to the airbag controller. Certainly don't need that!|
|The front of the rails had this pin that located into the floor of the donor.|
|Hard to tell, but the plate with the pin is just riveted in here.|
|A drill will fix that.|
|In cleaning up the seats, I found this football shoved up in the mechanism on the driver's side - whether it served a purpose or just got caught, I don't know.|
|These are seriously configurable seats.|
|Images more for my benefit than for yours. Unlike the rest of this site.|
|The headrests are "power"; someone tried - and failed - to remove them at the yard and just accomplished tearing up the covers. The chrome bar looks good enough, and can be raised/lowered.|
|Ancillary fusebox for the seats. Two 30 amp fuses, a 10 and a 15.|
|Mounts for the pass side.|
|Put the bolt in to give the ground clamp something to clamp to.. but in this case, the bolt welded itself to the mount.|
|Here's the missing threads. A drill and a tap took care of this easily enough.|
|Made brackets for the retractors for the seatbelts... tried something new; these are "blued" like a gun.|
|Brought the rear window down from the attic. Lots of tint to scrape.|
|The doors are abnormally hard to open - by which I mean there's enough
tension on the striker that I can't press the button hard enough to open the
door; I have to use the inside handle.|
This thread on El Camino Central includes a discussion on when they're backwards or not - with adherents on both sides of the aisle. There's a linked video from Steele Rubber, though, that says this is wrong.
Sigh. Tear these free, clean the adhesive out, order new ones.
|Test fit of console with 4spd lid. The angle of the shifter handle is going to be a problem - that is indeed hitting the edge of the console.|
|Here's how far forward it'll sit.|
|After some additional cleaning (and removed for console work)|
|The profile of the tunnel is not what it once was.|
|Because of this, I need to cut part of the storage area away from the console.|
|Maybe can't see it - but I put a washer between the bottom bolt and the shifter, hopefully that helps the angle.|
|Rear window cleaned and ready for glue.|
Side note: I destroyed two caulking guns trying to dispense 3M Windo-Weld. I got it done but I sure wasn't doing anything else with that forearm for the rest of the day.
|I didn't like the way it fit into the rear window channel - too much gap here, etc. Forced better connection with a strap, probably not the best idea.|
|Put the glue too high on the window at the bottom, now I have to clean this up.|
|It's a mess that I really can't do anythng with until it's drier.|
|If you look really hard, you'll notice that I'm missing the trim at the far bottom corner. I know I own it, but I don't know where I've put it.|
|And then came the windshield guy. Here he's scuffed the windshield channel and applied the glass-primer.|
|Shiny! I was surprised that they ordered this the night before
(they didn't ping me until COB the afternoon prior to ask if I needed the
antenna embedded or not).|
The glass is from Fuyao, who I'd never heard of, but apparently is one of the biggest.
Absolutely disappointed with Safelite and Auto Glass Now - both let me go through the online quote process - even had drop-down options for the year - but after they quoted and got me to a live person, both announced that "they don't do cars over 25 years old."... then why on earth is it even an option to get a quote?
Glass Doctor, on the other hand, was a joy to work with.
|He's priming the glass too|
Along the same line as the missing trim for the back - I found the top and pass stainless, not the driver nor the big bottom piece. I own these too, and I'm sure I put the bottom somewhere clever.
The new weatherstrip is mounted in the other direction and the door is still
impossible to open.|
More work required.
|Retractor is mounted.|
Minor miscalculation: the retractor mount needs to go directly above the frame rail here. I made a plate to go underneath to receive the bolt... but there's only about 3/8" clearance there, I can't push the plate into position. Got this one in place with luck, got it pop-riveted in place, so it should be good but what a pain!
First pass on the cutout area in the storage.|
Still needs work.
Oh! The carpet is here too, just need to get the console and the other retractor mount done before I'm ready to start on that.
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