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Forum: projects & restorations Yesterday, 11:54 AM
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Posted By hackster
Thanks its definately a work in progress =) ...

Thanks its definately a work in progress =)



I am getting there, CAM is a tough crowd with some fast drivers, I think I am starting to get the hang of it a little bit.

The tough part for me...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2020, 10:57 AM
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Posted By hackster
https://www.corral.net/threads/hacksters-89-track-...

https://www.corral.net/threads/hacksters-89-track-day-and-autocross-notch.2503630/

Here ya go!!

Yeah I have seen his car. I dig his podcast and what he does for the automotive industry, he has...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2020, 11:51 AM
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Posted By hackster
Car is on the road, not done but on the road did...

Car is on the road, not done but on the road did the first AX this weekend, its gonna be good, handles very well!! Cannot wait to get some more seat time. Figured you fellas wanted an update. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2020, 05:12 PM
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Views: 398,466
Posted By hackster
They did work on my F100 on the original...

They did work on my F100 on the original alignment. Great guys, just really hard for me to get to and from and drop off and leave with them for a day or so. I live down in Tigard and work downtown....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
I always like to update a thread. I managed to...

I always like to update a thread. I managed to get the last little bits of this thing buttoned up last night. Built a bracket to hold the switch for the clutch pedal and wired that in. Its a...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2020, 02:30 PM
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Views: 398,466
Posted By hackster
Props to culberro for his wisdom. I kept at it,...

Props to culberro for his wisdom. I kept at it, and kept at it. I tried a number of things, lazer this and that. I first made a shim to go behind the entire right mounts of tensioner bracket in an...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2020, 04:50 PM
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Posted By hackster
Sounds like I found the guy to help me out....:-P...

Sounds like I found the guy to help me out....:-P You make house calls when all this virus **** is cleared up?

I will take some photos of the mounts tonight. What if a pulley needs to go in...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2020, 02:31 PM
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Posted By hackster
I have checked the ps pulley, alternator and...

I have checked the ps pulley, alternator and Blower pulley for runout, all well within acceptable range. I dont really know how I would check the crank pulley.



The lazer I have is an actual...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2020, 12:45 PM
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Views: 398,466
Posted By hackster
Thanks man, its much appreciated. I am more...

Thanks man, its much appreciated.

I am more updating this thread so I can vent but if anyone has anything that I have missed please chime in.

So here is where I am at.

I have replaced the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-16-2020, 12:56 PM
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Posted By hackster
Man the last time it seemed like this was super...

Man the last time it seemed like this was super easy, bolt stuff together, tune it then break stuff.

This time around I am having a hell of a time. Car was running great the last time we tuned...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2020, 01:19 PM
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Views: 398,466
Posted By hackster
Well trouble shooting through it, found that the...

Well trouble shooting through it, found that the brick was not collapsed.

https://i.imgur.com/3aNbLJKh.jpg

But since I was in there this far I decided to go ahead and reinforce it since Ill be...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 813
Views: 398,466
Posted By hackster
****ers.....Although I totally agree with all of...

****ers.....Although I totally agree with all of these statements =)

After a long tough week at work we headed to the Southern Oregon coast for the weekend and got there just in time friday night...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 813
Views: 398,466
Posted By hackster
Normally I totally agree......Ill see how this...

Normally I totally agree......Ill see how this all works out and when I have some time powdercoat. The arms I just removed look brand new after 2 years. The powdercoater I used in Eugene was hands...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 813
Views: 398,466
Posted By hackster
Absolute overkill on the sway bar tabs, but I...

Absolute overkill on the sway bar tabs, but I wanted to support the extension I added. Pretty sure that this will do.

I am still learning on the TIG stuff and have clearly learned that the better...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2020, 10:48 AM
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Views: 398,466
Posted By hackster
I think if I totally shop out the top of the...

I think if I totally shop out the top of the strut sheetmetal and get the coil to touch the inner it would gain me another .25 degree but that still only puts me at 2.75.

After much consideration...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2020, 04:51 PM
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Views: 398,466
Posted By hackster
Why in the **** didnt I think of that? :roll: ...

Why in the **** didnt I think of that? :roll:

Thanks for sending, thats genious.

Sean
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 813
Views: 398,466
Posted By hackster
Hahah. I feel like I am a pretty mellow calm guy...

Hahah. I feel like I am a pretty mellow calm guy but that one really pissed me off. :-P

Managed a little bit of time to work on the car this weekend. All of my friends in the south area already...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2020, 02:39 PM
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Views: 398,466
Posted By hackster
Totally understand. I have never worked on a jet...

Totally understand. I have never worked on a jet engine or an airplane so I have no idea wht kind of moving parts there is or what tollerances are like.

In this particular situation, I have 2...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 813
Views: 398,466
Posted By hackster
Well, been pretty tied up with other stuff lately...

Well, been pretty tied up with other stuff lately and to be honest its been a great break from a solid almost 2 years on this thing. Built a pretty snazzy lifted t56 swapped 940, bought a new daily,...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
Lifes way to short. Have fun, build cool stuff...

Lifes way to short. Have fun, build cool stuff and go on adventures.

:nod:

Someone will love it, fresh, clean and cool. :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 02-18-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
FOR SALE!!! See For Sale thread here PM with...

FOR SALE!!! See For Sale thread here PM with questions for this bad ass 940 Turbo.

Sean
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
I think a proper torch with a big rosebud would...

I think a proper torch with a big rosebud would work the best to loosen up the adapter to the hub.



I hope I dont need another set of axles.....I cannot remove them though until I get the...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 19,978
Posted By hackster
Love the beige!! Beige and Brown for the...

Love the beige!!

Beige and Brown for the win.

Sean
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
How do you propose removing the axles? Spacers...

How do you propose removing the axles? Spacers are stuck on the axle, rotors cannot be removed currently so I cannot access the hole in the axle to remove the bolts for the bearing retainer.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
I had 2 different sets of plans for the weekend...

I had 2 different sets of plans for the weekend that both fell through so I decided to take on the rearend.

I had snagged some parts off a maroon 740 wagon from Sherwood pick n pull a few weeks...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
Well yesterday was a **** day. Ever have days...

Well yesterday was a **** day. Ever have days where everything goes sideways and you are just pussed off at the world? Yesterday was that day.

Pucked up a new block to filter o ring from IPD. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
I already did the adapter to oil cooler o...

I already did the adapter to oil cooler o ring.....so this will be the second time.

It doesnt look like its been opened up in the last 20 years so this will be the time. It looks like it should...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
Replaced the Mobile 1 Full synthetic with Amsoil...

Replaced the Mobile 1 Full synthetic with Amsoil Manual Transmission Synchromax last night after work. Huge difference, trans still makes noise but its probably 70% reduced from what it was. I am...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
Not for now at least. Its pretty damn civilized...

Not for now at least. Its pretty damn civilized as a daily driver, far better than expected to be 100% honest. If anything it needs an LS swap. I believe if I am resourceful I could LS Swap this...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2020, 05:18 PM
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Views: 398,466
Posted By hackster
They can come in any color you want......as long...

They can come in any color you want......as long as you find the seats and take them to an upholstery shop the sky is the limit :-P Thanks, I love the seats they were totally worth the work.


...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2020, 01:24 PM
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Views: 398,466
Posted By hackster
Had a little motivation from who knows what to...

Had a little motivation from who knows what to work on this thing. But first I had @spooneyluv on IG draw this up for me. Super impressed with his work and this will be getting made into some...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
I am going to need to find some photo worthy...

I am going to need to find some photo worthy stuff for this thread :-P

Good night last night, Asher and the twins stopped by to shoot the **** and watch me work.

Maintenance!!!

New spark...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
Thanks. It is a pretty clean car, but its far...

Thanks. It is a pretty clean car, but its far from perfect. The clear on the roof is peeling pretty bad and the hood paint has started to come off in places. I totally dig it for this purpose, Its...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
It has more stuff going on but its not overly...

It has more stuff going on but its not overly complicated at all. I am actually quite impressed with how much better parts are made on it. Door panels that actually stay on the door, interior is...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
Yeah I was shocked at the condition of the seats...

Yeah I was shocked at the condition of the seats as well. Garage is getting there, you know it wont last too long though I have a pretty short attention span when it comes to cars :roll:

Managed...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
What a weekend!! I was stopping by Roys...

What a weekend!!

I was stopping by Roys place to grab a few small parts on my way home from Eugene after work on Friday. Thanks again for the good stuff Roy.

We were shooting the **** about...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
No real concerns about the cooling system, there...

No real concerns about the cooling system, there is lots of airflow around the lights, E fan and these have big radiators, should be just fine.

Believe it or not, I plan on logging lots of...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
Yeah, I dont see a reason not to. My other...

Yeah, I dont see a reason not to. My other options is just an LS Swap. For the first time ever I think the LS Swap would be the cheapest way to go on this. I could keep the 3.73 rearend and T56...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
Thanks!! Hmmm, glad I am not the only...

Thanks!!



Hmmm, glad I am not the only one that feels the seating position is weird. Cloth seats seem really hard to come by.



Yeah I get that and totally agree with that, I couldnt...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 813
Views: 398,466
Posted By hackster
Havent touched the car in almost a month and its...

Havent touched the car in almost a month and its been a nice break. When I was down at OPTIMA Invitational LSX Magazine contacted me about shooting some photos of the car for a write up.

I had no...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
I am glad I am not alone in this sitting too high...

I am glad I am not alone in this sitting too high thing.

So I got home before the sun went down for the first time in what seems like ages, also the first sun we have seen in some time now.

I...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
Its just too high in my opinion. I want to keep...

Its just too high in my opinion. I want to keep the couch like look of the interior so Ill keep the stock leather. I am thinking of a manual setup and chopping down the foams and having my...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-14-2020, 02:26 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
Funny story....I had a hell of a time getting the...

Funny story....I had a hell of a time getting the slip on the driveline put back together but was certain that it was correct in orientation. Last night while under the car, I saw that the slip yoke...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-13-2020, 01:31 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
Right on man. I moved down here from Seattle in...

Right on man. I moved down here from Seattle in 98 and have zero regrets. Hit me up anytime always happy to help out a fellow enthusiast and I dig your car.

Well, managed to get a fair bit of...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
Haha, I should have titled it something else :-P ...

Haha, I should have titled it something else :-P I had no idea you were moving out this way, whats the plan? I see Washington plates in your profile pic now. Vancouver? and when are you going to...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-07-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
I picked up a set of less ****ty door panels from...

I picked up a set of less ****ty door panels from Roy a few weeks back and had an evening free to tinker so I began the interior clean up on this turd.

All of the door panels upper material had...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-06-2020, 12:37 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
I was looking at the ones from Sellholm shop. I...

I was looking at the ones from Sellholm shop. I am going to get it on the road and see how it goes then make the call. If first gear is a 2.95, Might need like 5.13's with the little 2.3 in there. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
Hahaha, glad I am not the only one that thought...

Hahaha, glad I am not the only one that thought that. :-P



I am not sure its up for that given no run room or a working clutch =)



ARB would be killer, never seen one for a 1031 though. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-02-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
Its nothing special dude, definitely not one of...

Its nothing special dude, definitely not one of my full on builds just something fun to bash around town in.

Had a little time yesterday to work on it. Ran into just some weird issues.

Rear...
Forum: projects & restorations 12-31-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,880
Posted By hackster
Mounted up, spun it up, said 9 oz, spun again,...

Mounted up, spun it up, said 9 oz, spun again, said 7.5 and 2.5. Rotated tire on wheel 90 degrees. Spun it again said 9 oz. Removed tire from wheel, inspect tire and wheel, mounted tire on a...
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