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What did you do to your panther today?

Post by CrownBen » September 17th, 2018, 6:42 pm

Figured we might as well import this thread, too, for panther-specific stuff.
I did a mod I'd been considering for a while. I blacked out the center of the back panel, a la whale P71.
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Re: What did you do to your panther today?

Post by LTC_Dave » September 17th, 2018, 10:47 pm

Drove it to work.
Drove it home.
Washed it

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Re: What did you do to your panther today?

Post by bluejay_32 » September 17th, 2018, 11:04 pm

CrownBen wrote:
September 17th, 2018, 6:42 pm
Figured we might as well import this thread, too, for panther-specific stuff.
I did a mod I'd been considering for a while. I blacked out the center of the back panel, a la whale P71.
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Was that body colour before or a reflector? I want to go body colour with the centre section of mine, but I want to get a spare first in case I fck it up.
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Re: What did you do to your panther today?

Post by Ponyguy » September 18th, 2018, 1:02 am

This afternoon, I replaced the radio in my Grand Marquis... the "old" one lost its "radio" section... as well as the cassette player function. Supposedly, it's a common occurrence with the Marauder "Alpine" radio head units.
I installed another 4W3T-18C868-AA Marauder head unit taken from a wrecking yard. (The Marauder-specific head unit will drive the subwoofer amplifier; the factory GMQ premium head unit won't.) While I had the radio out, I wired in the USB charging port on my phone holder (just behind the suction cup) to the "Hot in Run" power source to the radio, so I can charge my cell phone while driving.

I'm going to fiddle around with the dead radio head unit and see if I can restore it to life; it's dead anyway, what can it hurt?

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Re: What did you do to your panther today?

Post by a_d_a_m » September 18th, 2018, 4:26 am

I drove the LTD to work today.
It has developed a rattle from underneath. I fiddled around in the parking lot and it just seems like the exhaust is loosening up a little bit. Everything is clean and less than a year old, so I'm not surprised. I'll tackle it...soon...ish.
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Re: What did you do to your panther today?

Post by CrownBen » September 18th, 2018, 11:05 am

bluejay_32 wrote:
September 17th, 2018, 11:04 pm
Was that body colour before or a reflector? I want to go body colour with the centre section of mine, but I want to get a spare first in case I fck it up.
I think you've spent too much time in Canada. :D
It was a reflector. I mocked up this and body color in Windows Paint, body color didn't look right. On a Whale GMQ though, I don't know. Whale CVs had a body color center, and those looked fine.

This is Plasti-Dip, so if it came out bad I could just peel it off.
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Re: What did you do to your panther today?

Post by juzza » September 18th, 2018, 3:39 pm

Changed the fuel filter. We must be getting better quality gas than in the past. This filter was free flowing. Most are damn near plugged after only a year.
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Re: What did you do to your panther today?

Post by bluejay_32 » September 18th, 2018, 8:48 pm

CrownBen wrote:
September 18th, 2018, 11:05 am
bluejay_32 wrote:
September 17th, 2018, 11:04 pm
Was that body colour before or a reflector? I want to go body colour with the centre section of mine, but I want to get a spare first in case I fck it up.
I think you've spent too much time in Canada. :D
It was a reflector. I mocked up this and body color in Windows Paint, body color didn't look right. On a Whale GMQ though, I don't know. Whale CVs had a body color center, and those looked fine.

This is Plasti-Dip, so if it came out bad I could just peel it off.
If you mean I learned to spell things properly, then yes.
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Re: What did you do to your panther today?

Post by bluejay_32 » September 19th, 2018, 2:57 pm

Maybe I need to spend more time at Grand Centeral Station?
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Re: What did you do to your panther today?

Post by a_d_a_m » September 20th, 2018, 3:30 pm

I bought my Panther today.

Pics in a day or two.
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Re: What did you do to your panther today?

Post by Ponyguy » September 20th, 2018, 3:56 pm

a_d_a_m wrote:
September 20th, 2018, 3:30 pm
I bought my Panther today.

Pics in a day or two.
Good luck, ADAM!

Nice to welcome another Panther to the site... and help save them from extinction... :)
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Re: What did you do to your panther today?

Post by a_d_a_m » September 20th, 2018, 4:20 pm

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Re: What did you do to your panther today?

Post by CrownBen » September 20th, 2018, 6:25 pm

Hot Day-um! That's like, 1/3 of a normal panther! :D
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Post by a_d_a_m » September 20th, 2018, 9:23 pm

Or the bar's been lowered and a challenge has been issued... :D
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Re: What did you do to your panther today?

Post by bluejay_32 » September 20th, 2018, 9:27 pm

CrownBen wrote:
September 20th, 2018, 6:25 pm
Hot Day-um! That's like, 1/3 of a normal panther! :D
a_d_a_m wrote:
September 20th, 2018, 9:23 pm
Or the bar's been lowered and a challenge has been issued... :D
I'm gonna wait for the pictures. It's from Ohio and may very well BE 1/3 of a normal Panther. :lol:
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