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Post by cdgvw1 on Sat Jun 12, 2010 11:49 pm

Dam, crossover steering? Sweet.. but where's the high steer? Smile
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Post by Chopperman on Sun Jun 13, 2010 8:59 pm

shocks are done... Tomorrow I'm taking the diff in to be regeard, locker installed and ordering up some chromo rears
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Post by Chopperman on Mon Jun 14, 2010 11:08 pm

well after a got a few quotes on axles and rear end stuff, i decided to swap thirds from my coupe.

Coupe had 4.11 posi P case
Chevy had 3.73 posi P case

If I grenade the rear, I will switch to a 12B. Most likely, I will snap an axle. 17 spliners....

Tires and wheels showed up, I'm getting them mounted tomorrow. While pulling the tirnd from my coupe I split my thumb open with a soft blow 5lb hammer. Good times
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Post by ghettowheeler on Mon Jun 14, 2010 11:34 pm

So with 4.11's its going to be even more torquey off the line. OOH I LIKEY.
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Post by Chopperman on Mon Jun 14, 2010 11:39 pm

ghettowheeler wrote:So with 4.11's its going to be even more torquey off the line. OOH I LIKEY.

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Post by ghettowheeler on Mon Jun 14, 2010 11:42 pm

Dude that is a savage pic. Your bleeding all over your toes but you took the time to take a pic. AWESOME!!
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Post by Chopperman on Mon Jun 14, 2010 11:44 pm

ghettowheeler wrote:Dude that is a savage pic. Your bleeding all over your toes but you took the time to take a pic. AWESOME!!


Whats worse is I did it with a HAMMER..

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Post by oldyellercj on Tue Jun 15, 2010 7:25 am

so much for the "soft blow" 5lb hammer
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Post by Guest on Tue Jun 15, 2010 7:37 am

Yikes! I gotta agree with Chris... haven't even cleaned it yet and you go straight for the camera lol! Hope it's not as bad as it looks.
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Post by Chopperman on Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:56 pm

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Post by Chopperman on Sun Jun 27, 2010 12:06 am

Spent all day messing with the intake and valve covers. This intake has been a MAJOR PITA...

Sometimes it feels like your just not moving forward...

Ohh, I used those super blingy steel laminated valve cover gaskets and 1 piece pan gasket. I highly recommend them !!!!.. Also found out this is two bolt main engine.... Errrr.

- cast pistons
- two bolt main

Not ideal for a boosted engine, at least its only 8:1 comp, I should be OK ( for a while ) running low boost. I also started gutting the interior as it's getting a new carpet kit...( old one was covered in mold underneath )

I am going back and fourth on primering the tilt front end as it REALLY looks like ASS and is severely cracked and needs to be repaired. Well see

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Post by Chopperman on Sun Jul 04, 2010 11:32 am

few updates... Motor and trans are now in.. I'm trying to scoop up some old Cast M/T alum tall valve covers ( not too found of the short cheapies )

Also have some snout spacing issues to work out

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Post by Chopperman on Sun Jul 04, 2010 3:20 pm

just picked these up for 50 bones from a guy in Ohio
SCORE

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Post by Chopperman on Tue Jul 06, 2010 11:57 pm

got the master in and messed around with the belt alignment. I'm going to need some parts.


Master is from a 76' vette and bolted right in...

Also picked up some sweet wires
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Post by Guest on Wed Jul 07, 2010 7:22 am

You're really making some progress lately.. Love to see this thing coming together!
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Post by Chopperman on Sun Jul 11, 2010 4:57 pm

box of 600.00 blower parts

CRAZY what this stuff costs

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Post by Chopperman on Thu Jul 15, 2010 8:58 pm

parts

3" flowmasters
Electrical parts
40GPM electric pump

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Post by Chopperman on Fri Jul 16, 2010 11:23 pm

new pump and new to me valve covers are on

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Post by lil-bronc on Sat Jul 17, 2010 9:47 am

Sick!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Post by Chopperman on Sat Jul 24, 2010 11:20 pm

big day today

Alternator (had to fab up brackets)
throttle cable
front end
radiator
Fuel system
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Post by cdgvw1 on Sun Jul 25, 2010 11:25 am

Nice work choppa.
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Post by lil-bronc on Sun Jul 25, 2010 4:16 pm

Nice, is it going to be ready for Midnight Mass?
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Post by Chopperman on Sun Jul 25, 2010 4:52 pm

trying

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Post by ghettowheeler on Sun Aug 01, 2010 9:33 pm

Did you make the car show?
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