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Old 04-17-2018, 08:35 AM   #481
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sloppy mechanics style. weld in a 1/2" swivel. no more rag joint lol.
Just don't use a Harbor Freight,

Go legit and use a snap on. HAHA
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Old 04-17-2018, 08:44 AM   #482
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How the exhaust sits, ignore the nice warm patina.

I'll be interested to see what your experience with band clamps is once running. Mine always leak at bolt joint. For obvious design reasons, I don't see how it wouldn't. But I started doing a 1" stitch weld and grinding it smooth where the joint would be, seemed to work better.
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Old 04-17-2018, 09:07 AM   #483
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I ran them on my daughter's jimmy and the ls blazer. Little copper rtv and they were solid.
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Old 04-17-2018, 08:35 PM   #484
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Little Tuesday night thumping

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Old 04-20-2018, 11:22 AM   #485
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My neck is twitching, two and a half days without an SSF update.
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Well unfortunately I'm not holding anything back. Between my shoulder and daughter's softball I haven't touched the car. Did pick my driveshaft up Wed after work. Have to put the conversion joint on the rear, that's going to be fun while being a gimp. Hopefully I'll get some done this weekend.
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Old 04-20-2018, 12:48 PM   #487
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My neck is twitching, two and a half days without an SSF update.
been updating?

Im feeling ZERO love here guys...
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Old 04-20-2018, 10:46 PM   #488
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Welp, over did it as usual.

Mowed then rolled in the garage. Swapped rear u joints, installed driveshaft, here's the long yoke installed. It does bottom out with at least an inch before you saddle the yoke, I'm ok with it.



Then was concerned about starting the engine and the rear turning.

Parking brake couldn't be hooked up, high dollar brp hot rods trans cross member had no provisions for the cable hook. Made my own.





Filled the trans, sealed shifter, called it a night.
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Installed the steering column, gouged the hell out of it, also shortened up the gas pedal and got it even with the brake pedal. Will make shenanigans footwork easier.
Finished purging the hydro system and bled the brakes.





Exhaust is done, but not how I wanted. The tail pipes are retarded. The mufflers exit close to the frame, then the tailpipes go straight up against the coil springs, angle in towards the diff/control arms, run in front of the gas tank, etc. Just a pain in the ass with my shoulder.



So I did what I could



Worked on the idle tune, it's nice and steady at 700 rpm.
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