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Old 05-18-18, 09:21 AM
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Hey Zack

Great to see your back and making headway on the car. Seeing other people make progress on their cars keeps me excited to work on mine.

Where did you purchase the strut mounts from?

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Old 05-18-18, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by Yolo7 View Post
Hey Zack

Great to see your back and making headway on the car. Seeing other people make progress on their cars keeps me excited to work on mine.

Where did you purchase the strut mounts from?

J
rock auto will probely be your best bet . When black dragon went out of business they where selling everything at cost for the FB so i bought everything wether I needed it or not .
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Old 05-21-18, 10:59 AM
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Another small update, the frame rail up by the rad support was pretty rotted out . Previous owner just screwed sheet metal over it so a friend of mine wielded it up for me.




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Old 05-22-18, 09:42 PM
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great work ans good progress on your build
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Old 05-23-18, 11:21 PM
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Looks good, friends that weld are worth every beer you spend on them.

When mocking up my radiator fans I really wish I could easily move the cross tube forward about 4-6", this would allow room to move the radiator forward and place a larger pulling cooling fan.
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Old 05-27-18, 12:19 AM
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Friends who can wield are a must living on the east coast ,
as for the rad I'm not sure what I'm doing for cooling yet . I have an e fan and might try using the rx7 rad . I'm in far north east in Canada and we have very mild summers so not sure if cooling will be an issue . Curious what you guys are running . Id love to use the granny rad but can't justify the money .

also more updates today . Productive day in the garage with a few helping hands

front end is officially back together, just waiting on lugs to put the wheels on then headlights/bumper are going back on .
any dents in the headlight support are straightened up



Refreshed front end , with 1 inch 110-114.3 adaptors

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Old 05-28-18, 12:09 AM
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Another day spent in the garage , body is back together now, head lights are wired . Just to clue up a few odds and ends before i hook a battery up and make sure it all works . With the damage in the front i had some fitment issues , might try more convincing tomorrow , rad support by the drivers head light was pretty dented .
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Something showed up today!
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awesome progress zack
glad to see it
keep the updates coming
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Thanks! Yea this grey car is a dream to work on compared to the white one, how is your 351 swap going ?
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Originally Posted by zackcoffin View Post
Thanks! Yea this grey car is a dream to work on compared to the white one, how is your 351 swap going ?
it's like any builds, good days and bad
slow this year as winter here was the worest ice in the last 50 years
both prelude and rx7 were in ice 3 inch up the rims
my prelude is on the road in april most years and this year still not yet
this is the latest ever
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Originally Posted by GFRENCH View Post
it's like any builds, good days and bad
slow this year as winter here was the worest ice in the last 50 years
both prelude and rx7 were in ice 3 inch up the rims
my prelude is on the road in april most years and this year still not yet
this is the latest ever
I donít even know how to comprehend that much Ice.

Great to see see your progress. Your getting things done a lot faster than me. Sounds like youíll have it running in no time.
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Originally Posted by GFRENCH View Post
it's like any builds, good days and bad
slow this year as winter here was the worest ice in the last 50 years
both prelude and rx7 were in ice 3 inch up the rims
my prelude is on the road in april most years and this year still not yet
this is the latest ever
where are you too ? Im in Newfoundland and it's been decent here sense the beginning of may . Lots of rain and cold nights but nothing cold enough to call out that salt trucks .
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Originally Posted by zackcoffin View Post
where are you too ? Im in Newfoundland and it's been decent here sense the beginning of may . Lots of rain and cold nights but nothing cold enough to call out that salt trucks .
hi zack
i'm in miramichi nb and it.s only 10 here tonight
we are having the coolest weather so far to date
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