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Forum: projects & restorations 07-17-2019, 10:32 AM
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Posted By hackster
Nothing exciting to report here, been tinkering...

Nothing exciting to report here, been tinkering on other stuff. Building an F100 with my neighbor spent sunday building a trans crossmember for it and getting the shifter hole cut out and the engine...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-08-2019, 12:57 PM
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Posted By hackster
Its not. Its just a charcoal canister on the...

Its not. Its just a charcoal canister on the vent line, all i was hoping to do was eliminate the smell from the vent line.

Well, had a super interesting track night on Friday. First session went...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-05-2019, 11:26 AM
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Posted By hackster
Totally agree!! Thanks man. I am...

Totally agree!! Thanks man.



I am terrible at the internet to be honest. I need to upload the video somewhere other than imgur.

Ill mess with it a little bit.

Not much of an update. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-02-2019, 12:04 PM
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Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Fun weekend of car ****. Headed up to the...

Fun weekend of car ****.

Headed up to the Olympic Peninsula on Friday after work to a little Casino in Shelton Wa. Its a fun place off the beaten path, easy to stay at, always has trailer parking...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-28-2019, 11:12 AM
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Posted By hackster
True, however we have owned this engine since...

True, however we have owned this engine since brand new, its had synthetic in it since literally the very first oil change and the oil changed every 5k. When I pulled the engine apart it was cleaner...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2019, 05:57 PM
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Posted By hackster
Tune on the current setup is very conservative on...

Tune on the current setup is very conservative on both fuel and timing. I have no need to rev above like 5500 with the current setup. I have limiter set at 6k and have only hit it 2 or 3 times.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-27-2019, 02:00 PM
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Posted By hackster
I was really leaning towards the Trans or rearend...

I was really leaning towards the Trans or rearend first.



That is a give....so second thing =)



:-( That cuts deep
Forum: projects & restorations 06-26-2019, 10:50 AM
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Posted By hackster
Yeah its gotta get retuned for the 1000cc...

Yeah its gotta get retuned for the 1000cc injectors.



Thanks Adam.

Goodies showed up yesterday at the house, now if I can just figure out some time to get them installed. Lance Draeger has...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-23-2019, 11:40 AM
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Posted By hackster
Pretty Much =) Yep, figuring this...

Pretty Much =)



Yep, figuring this stuff out as I go. Nut and Bolt is now on my to do list after every track day. I am going to need a lift soon =)



I could not agree with you more, I...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-20-2019, 12:33 PM
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Posted By hackster
For what its worth, I am running Royal Purple...

For what its worth, I am running Royal Purple synthetic power steering fluid in my car, seems to be doing ok now. Curious how it does in the long term. I have had excellent luck with it in my buggy...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-19-2019, 05:18 PM
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Views: 30,410
Posted By hackster
Nice work!! Glad to see you chomping away on...

Nice work!! Glad to see you chomping away on this thing again. Let me know when you are ready for the long travel setup in the front. Pretty sure we can do center mounted arms off a new...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-18-2019, 10:31 AM
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Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Its crazy to think how much it can change...

Its crazy to think how much it can change steering geometry by a small change in rear suspension. It kind of sucks to think that anything I do from here on our suspension wise is going to require an...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-17-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Nope. It took me a day to figure out...

Nope.



It took me a day to figure out what you were talking about, then I recalled my dads 64 ranchero and I totally get what you are talking about. A forward facing stabilizer bar for the...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
I started putting paint pen marks on all hardware...

I started putting paint pen marks on all hardware to ensure its not moving. The boxes for the bushings are not moving at all, the underside of those bolts are knurled and lock it in really well.

...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-14-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Well, I am getting to the end of my proverbial...

Well, I am getting to the end of my proverbial rope with this thing now.

Continue to be impressed by the killer stuff these guys have helped me out with on this car. Huge shout out to STS...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-12-2019, 10:19 AM
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Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Thanks Yugo. I dont do the sitting around thing...

Thanks Yugo. I dont do the sitting around thing well at all. Even at some of the track days we go to I get a little bored. Ill hit a car show every once in a while but only if I have a bunch of...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-10-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Haha. Thanks for the idea man. ...

Haha. Thanks for the idea man.



Happens on occasion doesnt it?



Trust me man, I totally hear you I was there about halfway through this build and needed some kicks in the ass to get...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-07-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
In search of how to get a little more air for the...

In search of how to get a little more air for the radiator....I had always liked the front bumper on Jerd's Gold wagon so I got to chopping. Stupid pilot hole drifted a little bit so they are not...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-05-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
I tried that, wouldnt actually link to the photo...

I tried that, wouldnt actually link to the photo but I must have been doing it wrong. Thanks for the help!!!



I had wondered about how the stock stuff stayed in place, I forgot that the sleeve...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
For some reason I cannot get the video to show...

For some reason I cannot get the video to show up.

You internet wizards got any tips?

Sean
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
The bushings were still holding up ok. I do feel...

The bushings were still holding up ok. I do feel that the superpro bushings are far too soft for what I am doing.

Seems to be the most normal pose for the car, might as well take a pic of it.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2019, 05:17 PM
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Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
The steering isnt jumping a tooth. I believe...

The steering isnt jumping a tooth. I believe what is going on is the rear lower control arm bushings are moving around so much that they are affecting the alignment of the car, toe, camber, caster...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2019, 02:27 PM
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Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Did a terrible job of taking pics. Could not...

Did a terrible job of taking pics.

Could not give up a perfectly good weekend with the car sitting missing parts so I got a parts store rebuilt pump and threw it on Saturday to see how things were...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-28-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Loaded up here at noon on Friday and headed...

Loaded up here at noon on Friday and headed North, ran into a nasty rolled over freight truck on highway 512 between Tacoma and Puyallup that held me up for almost an hour. Got there just in time...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-24-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
I remember this issue as well, frustrating... you...

I remember this issue as well, frustrating... you can't access the bolts from up top without trimming the brace. I asked about this before ordering and was assured you could. I paid for the nickel...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2019, 02:07 PM
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Posted By hackster
Nope all stock. This is a known common...

Nope all stock.

This is a known common problem once I looked into it. LS water pumps just dont flow that much at idle.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-22-2019, 10:58 AM
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Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Well, we were all wrong!!! Just goes to show you...

Well, we were all wrong!!! Just goes to show you that you can play jump to conclusions all day long and still not win.

Drained the coolant out, swapped in the new 160 thermostat, start car, bleed...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-21-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Where are all you people when I have a spring...

Where are all you people when I have a spring rate question or need some suspension know how :-P




We set up the fan temps for the 160 degree stat, just have not gotten around to installing it...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2019, 10:18 PM
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Posted By hackster
I don't have any doubt that you guys are correct....

I don't have any doubt that you guys are correct.

However. I came home from work and finished the struts. Started the old **** box up to see exactly what temps I have.

Car heats up quick,...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2019, 10:32 AM
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Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
I think I am going to try the softer rear springs...

I think I am going to try the softer rear springs first, then the front bar, but have them all with me at the next track day in case I want to make more changes. I also needed a little more tire...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-20-2019, 12:33 AM
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Posted By hackster
Weather held out on Friday so I snuck out of work...

Weather held out on Friday so I snuck out of work a little early headed home, grabbed the trailer and the old **** box and headed to PIR for Track Night in America.

Great group of cars,...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-16-2019, 12:45 PM
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Posted By hackster
:oogle: See Below Haha.....knowing...

:oogle: See Below



Haha.....knowing your background I get your opinion.

However.

They are both awesome platforms. But very, very different animals.
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 689
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Posted By hackster
Yeah I popped into your build thread this am and...

Yeah I popped into your build thread this am and took a look, car is looking killer, the small stuff is such a time suck dude.

Looking forward to checking your car out after the repaint, I love...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-15-2019, 09:55 AM
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Posted By hackster
You laugh but I hate the rain........I am really...

You laugh but I hate the rain........I am really hoping for dry weather on Friday and Saturday.

You going to make it down?
Forum: projects & restorations 05-14-2019, 01:10 PM
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Posted By hackster
Yes that is the plan. Ill get some testing in...

Yes that is the plan. Ill get some testing in over the next few weeks and we will see how they hold up. Yeah bushings are trashed.



Too much Toe in before, too much toe out now. I am...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-13-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
That's the entire point of these build threads...

That's the entire point of these build threads right? No shame dude, have at it, hit me up if you have any specific questions I am always happy to help.



You are damn close. I do however know...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2019, 01:43 PM
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Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
These are both true statements, also, my rear...

These are both true statements, also, my rear shocks have a little bit of lean to them to the rear of the car, this also is going to affect motion ratio on the rear shocks/ springs.

Its going to...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-10-2019, 12:18 PM
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Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Thanks...... I had nowhere to start (even...

Thanks......

I had nowhere to start (even though I inquired with people about rear spring rates and got no info back). I know that 250 is too soft, and 500 is likely too stiff.

The little seat...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-09-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Thanks man, would stop even better if I had a...

Thanks man, would stop even better if I had a little more tire :cool:

Back home now, had been planning this trip for quite some time and it didnt dissapoint. All in all I did a little under...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/v_KypzgMbKM" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-05-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Lets get a run down on the weekend.... Got...

Lets get a run down on the weekend....

Got the pit setup on Thursday afternoon, picked up the wife and nephew from the airport Thursday evening.

Friday morning it was go time. Drivers meeting...
Forum: projects & restorations 05-01-2019, 01:22 AM
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Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Damn, that is some big props too. Thank you for...

Damn, that is some big props too. Thank you for sharing (Although I cannot see the post) its much appreciated my friend.

Had a great weekend hanging out with all the Turbobricks folks, met some...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-24-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Thanks man!! Its been a lot of little stuff all...

Thanks man!! Its been a lot of little stuff all put together to pull it off.



Thank you, I would be lying if I said I didnt enjoy working on it most of the time. Excited to get it out and...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-23-2019, 11:41 AM
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Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Thanks for the very nice words, its what keeps me...

Thanks for the very nice words, its what keeps me going to build new and better stuff each time. Its been a pleasure building this, except those times when it sucks =) Looking forward to getting it...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-22-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Thanks Harald!!! Clearly I can build a car...

Thanks Harald!!! Clearly I can build a car better than I can host photos =)

Lets give this a shot.

Finally got a little time to work on the car for my mad dash to get it done before I take off...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-16-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Lets give this a shot and see if it works...Ok,...

Lets give this a shot and see if it works...Ok, hosting on Imgur but its a pain in the rear so posting will definately slow down. Its something in the new phone I have that its uploading a huge...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-15-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
I am unable to get my photobucket pics to be a...

I am unable to get my photobucket pics to be a manageable size when hosting so for now no more pics....

Lame. If anyone on here is a photobucket expert let me know.

Thanks all and have a good...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-14-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
Well, didnt get a damn thing done this week as we...

Well, didnt get a damn thing done this week as we were out of town for work starting Monday.

Got back in Friday night late and got to work Saturday Morning pretty early. Tore the front end apart...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2019, 10:06 AM
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Posted By hackster
Same here. My current "shop" only has an 8'...

Same here. My current "shop" only has an 8' ceiling and is only 20' deep and 35' wide. Its great dont get me wrong, but its pretty small for what I am doing in it. I could cut the roof off and go...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-08-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 689
Views: 131,676
Posted By hackster
I actually could use 1 more. Then I can get the...

I actually could use 1 more. Then I can get the whole car up in the air in one shot.



Its all good dude, I started with garbage cars in my teens. I didnt know how to install a stereo or a set...
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