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Old May 25th, 2010, 05:31 AM   #361
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so... how much did you get done yesterday?
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Old May 25th, 2010, 03:29 PM   #362
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Sadly, I barely looked at it over the last 3 weeks. I spent most of my time yesterday welding my dads gas tank and exhaust. Hopefully in another day or two his will be done and then mine gets the attention.

In the mean time, I need to do brakes on an impala then a clutch, wet nitrous kit and race fuel tank in a Z06, and then possibly some supercharger and intercooler plumbing on a mustang.
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Old July 14th, 2010, 10:29 PM   #363
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I'm back on this full time, averaging 40-60 hrs a week.

Progress is being made but it is tedious and slow. Depending on how things go the rest of this week and this weekend, I might have something substantial to look at.

Does anyone have or know where to get a 1/4-3/8" thick chunk of polyurethane? I need to make some washers basically. I need 4 washers for the stud end of a shock bushing also. The coned ones....

Can anyone help out a poor, unemployed 'gander?
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Old July 14th, 2010, 11:15 PM   #364
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Old July 15th, 2010, 12:46 AM   #365
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Not a bad idea..... But I'm going to mount my carrier bearing between two chunks of polyurethane as a poor mans midship slip. I dont have the extra $200 to make the front driveshaft the way I'd like so I'm cutting a corner and going to try a cheaper and hopefully lighter alternative that still fits the packaging space. My one requirement is that I'm not giving up any strength if the bushings blow out on me.
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Old July 15th, 2010, 04:55 AM   #366
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Alro Metals Plus (if there is one near you) will probably have that for sale in round stock, so you can just slice some off and put a hole in it.
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Old July 15th, 2010, 09:58 AM   #367
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Old July 15th, 2010, 10:50 AM   #368
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I'm back on this full time, averaging 40-60 hrs a week.

Progress is being made but it is tedious and slow. Depending on how things go the rest of this week and this weekend, I might have something substantial to look at.

Does anyone have or know where to get a 1/4-3/8" thick chunk of polyurethane? I need to make some washers basically. I need 4 washers for the stud end of a shock bushing also. The coned ones....
Can anyone help out a poor, unemployed 'gander?

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Old July 15th, 2010, 11:44 AM   #369
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Old July 15th, 2010, 12:30 PM   #370
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Ummmm.......... you need some material and didn't call me?
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Old July 15th, 2010, 12:49 PM   #371
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I just need a little chunk... nothing substantial. But now that I think about it... The JCR chevy TRE bushings might be a good part to use. I could probably buy a big chunk of material for the cost of 4 of them though...
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Old July 16th, 2010, 05:21 PM   #372
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I hate doing exhaust work when you're trying to make progress as fast as you can.... I'm 9 hours into the crossover and all I have are a bunch of chunks of tube.
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Old July 17th, 2010, 02:28 PM   #373
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I hate doing exhaust work when you're trying to make progress as fast as you can.... I'm 9 hours into the crossover and all I have are a bunch of chunks of tube.
did you found that you didnt like doing exhaust work today or do you have years of experience under your belt?
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Old July 18th, 2010, 12:22 PM   #374
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This is my first time doing this stuff, all I done before are muffler swaps and those take lots of work.
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Old July 18th, 2010, 02:59 PM   #375
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Old July 19th, 2010, 10:23 PM   #376
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Some more tubes and the remote oil filter mount.
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Old July 20th, 2010, 07:13 AM   #377
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Some more tubes and the remote oil filter mount.
....And a foam "mock" battery, holy obsession Batman!!
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Old July 20th, 2010, 09:44 AM   #378
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I had to make sure the location would clear the seats and I didnt want to risk dropping a $200 battery while packaging it. For the 10 minutes I spent making it, I'd say it worked perfectly. When I'm done wit it, I'll throw it in the rafters with the 50+ other mock up parts we have.

Can anyone guess what the brown thing above the battery will be?
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Old July 20th, 2010, 09:54 AM   #379
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BTW nice work!!
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