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Old 02-28-13, 01:17 AM
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more pics and write more please now. looks sick!
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Originally Posted by turbo_dave View Post
Ball joints we got through autozone auto parts.the tie rods were rebuilt by a shop in Compton,and all bushings were purchased from forum member Juan.pm me jay if you need the info on tie rods,I will try and find the address.they rebuild them for $25 a piece.
Hey Dave, could you pm me that place that rebuilt your tie rods?
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dang thats nice!!!
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Originally Posted by turbo_dave View Post
Ball joints we got through autozone auto parts.the tie rods were rebuilt by a shop in Compton,and all bushings were purchased from forum member Juan.pm me jay if you need the info on tie rods,I will try and find the address.they rebuild them for $25 a piece.
Your RX-2 is coming along beautifully! Can't wait to see it in person one day. By some chance, do you have any pictures of the bushings installed on the suspension?
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I will take some pics today Juan and post them up.
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Old 03-08-13, 05:46 PM
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Your RX-2 is coming along beautifully! Can't wait to see it in person one day. By some chance, do you have any pictures of the bushings installed on the suspension?
Here is some of the lower control arm to sway bar bushing and front sway bar bushings.i still haven't installed rears,once Ido I will post pics.

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Looks good! Thanks for the pictures
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Old 03-23-13, 11:37 AM
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Originally Posted by turbo_dave View Post
Ball joints we got through autozone auto parts.the tie rods were rebuilt by a shop in Compton,and all bushings were purchased from forum member Juan.pm me jay if you need the info on tie rods,I will try and find the address.they rebuild them for $25 a piece.
When you say they rebuilt your tie rods for $25.00, what does that mean/include?
Car is looking great, hurry up, Summers almost here.
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I don't know exactly what the process is but I drop of the tie rods,pay the man and return in two days and they are good as new.they come out nice and tight with new dust/grease boots installed.
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Where did you have them done Dave? The outers are readily available, my inner tie rods need to be rebuilt, almost impossible to find new replacements.
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Old 03-23-13, 03:33 PM
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Let me look for the address and phone number and I will send it your way
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Old 03-28-13, 10:39 PM
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Looking real good
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Old 04-11-13, 01:41 AM
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Mounted the front tires on the new set of wheels we are gonna run.
Bbs rs
16x7 front
16x9.5 rear
Just to see how its gonna look,might have to mod to fenders a tiny bit for turning clearance and roll the fenders also.we were going to take the car back to the body shop once its rolling so they can fix some minor things they forgot and will have them fix the fenders for clearance while its there.

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Rears need to be assembled and mounted on the new tires
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Waiting on a few parts from getting rebuilt so we can install all the tie rods and gear box back in.
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Old 04-11-13, 11:33 AM
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Keep up the good work Dave... Looking killer with the BBS's
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Old 04-11-13, 01:34 PM
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Another shot
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Looking sickk!!
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Old 05-08-13, 06:52 PM
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A beautiful car.
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Old 05-08-13, 07:48 PM
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sick car man wish mine looked as clean as this
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Old 05-10-13, 08:48 AM
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that's a lot of wheel in the front arch there. might be hanging out a bit too wide.

lip them guards otherwise they'll get all bent up when the tyres catch on them.

also, love the wheel/paint colour combo. nice one.
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Old 05-10-13, 12:36 PM
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Fenders will be rolled or trimmed for clearance.I will post pogress this coming week,haven't had time due to working overtime at my job and taking care of other things.
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nicely done sir....tip my hat!
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Old 05-25-13, 12:32 PM
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I was having fitment issues at shock tower trying to fit the brake booster with the wilwood master cylinder so decided to not run the booster and made a adapter plate so I can run just the master cylinder.installed willwood brake master,wilwood clutch master,and all the steering components.

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Removed the stock rear end and put the wheels where we want them inside the rear panels so we can take measurements.we decided on the 8.8 mustang rear end and upgrading to beefier 31 spline diff carrier and new axles,all new bearings and gears.had to get some brackets done up for the stock mounts and taking the diff housing to get shortened at cooks machine shop here in Los Angeles.we are getting the aerospace rear big drilled slotted vented brakes with E-brake.

Here is with wheels mocked up so we can get measurements,
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All parts have been ordered and awaiting arrival so we can get the rear end installed and start focusing on other things.
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Old 05-25-13, 12:54 PM
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Rear stance looks nice!!!
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Old 06-01-13, 11:14 PM
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Nice build. Keep the photos coming.
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Old 06-04-13, 06:46 AM
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what an inspiration to see on of my favorite and dream old school car.
How difficult to find these in the states/ your area??
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