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Old 03-30-2021, 08:27 PM   #76
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Bilstein part# for those?
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Old 03-30-2021, 09:17 PM   #77
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Whatever 7/9 series have in them. I just used 940 struts. The top you have to space out where it bolts to the perch but that gives you the option to bump it up another 10mm or so if you run the spacer on the top or bottom of the upper perch
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Old 03-30-2021, 09:41 PM   #78
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Old 03-31-2021, 12:41 PM   #79
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If we're lucky the front lift will be finished this evening...



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Old 03-31-2021, 04:52 PM   #80
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see, not good enough for my liking
use a pipe cutter instead
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Old 03-31-2021, 06:45 PM   #81
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Extending the lower control arms is proving to be WAY easier than I expected it would be. I'll post finished pics tonight or tomorrow.
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Old 03-31-2021, 07:07 PM   #82
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We offer cut to length tubing if you need...

https://www.bneshop.com/products/fac...t-housing-tube
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Old 03-31-2021, 11:51 PM   #83
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Got both LCA's lengthened and reinstalled on the car. Only got one strut tube completed before it got too late. Finishing it all up by Saturday and taking it out on a test drive! Also have a set of 2000 Focus tierod ends. Fun find today, the stock LCA's already had poly bushings!

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Old 04-01-2021, 12:08 AM   #84
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Nice, how much did you lengthen the control arm? Looks good man!
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Old 04-01-2021, 01:20 AM   #85
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Thank you! I welded in a 1/8th by 3in piece cut 6" long then cut it down to 2". Spacing the front tubes by 2" so it should work well..
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Old 04-01-2021, 04:14 PM   #86
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This tube is finished! Brakes/pads will be replaced soon
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Old 04-02-2021, 08:19 AM   #87
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Strut tube looks great. If you end up wanting more lift just let me know, I have some 1.5" upper strut mount spacers you could swing by and grab if you want.
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Old 04-02-2021, 11:06 AM   #88
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Strut tube looks great. If you end up wanting more lift just let me know, I have some 1.5" upper strut mount spacers you could swing by and grab if you want.
awesome, thanks man, I'm currently worried this will be too much... .lol
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Old 04-03-2021, 11:32 PM   #89
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Got the lift finished and it looks amazing. Didn't need the 2" wheel spacers in the front, the tires fit perfectly without them. We'll cut more out of the fenders and add flairs soon but for now, here it is.


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Old 04-06-2021, 03:53 PM   #90
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Welding up a side exit cheapo-fab exhaust today, pigeon poop weld pics will be posted tonight!
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Old 04-06-2021, 08:34 PM   #91
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Well that was easy, sounds gnarly too.



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Old 04-06-2021, 08:39 PM   #92
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If there's no audio on the vid click on the Instagram build page link in my sig.
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Old 04-06-2021, 09:09 PM   #93
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I am sorry for anyone sitting next to you at a light.
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Old 04-06-2021, 10:10 PM   #94
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Old 04-06-2021, 11:12 PM   #95
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The progress looks amazing, I am excited to see how it will turn out.
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Old 04-06-2021, 11:13 PM   #96
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The progress looks amazing, I am excited to see how it will turn out.
Thank you! I can't wait to see it finished too.
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Old 04-09-2021, 05:12 PM   #97
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Whattya think of the fender flairs?

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Old 04-09-2021, 05:21 PM   #98
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Tomorrows To-Do List

Weld on exhaust hangers
Install new o2 sensor
Install front Bilstein HD shocks
Cut and fit fenders to flairs
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Old 04-09-2021, 05:32 PM   #99
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I usually hate [plastic over-fenders on 240s.... but those look good!
Do you have a side view shot?

I'm not sure what you plan on using for cutting the fenders, but a "nibbler" is a great tool for cutting thin sheetmetal in a ghetto way.
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Old 04-09-2021, 06:34 PM   #100
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I usually hate [plastic over-fenders on 240s.... but those look good!
Do you have a side view shot?

I'm not sure what you plan on using for cutting the fenders, but a "nibbler" is a great tool for cutting thin sheetmetal in a ghetto way.
thanks man, using an angle grinder and sawzall

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