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Old 02-19-17, 04:26 PM
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here is a pic of winter as of feb 19 and 5 storms in the last 2 weeks
this is a before and after






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Old 02-22-17, 10:18 PM
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Holy Crap! I can't even comprehend how to live with thag kind of snow. I have trouble dealing with a lot of rain.
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Old 03-10-17, 07:24 PM
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i have been trying to learn and pick up axle related parts
running into a problem
i want both rear tires driven so is a locker or a lsd needed?
also will any listed for the 8.8 work?
as in any year truck or car housing
or is there truck units and car units
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Old 03-11-17, 09:18 PM
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Unless you only plan on drag racing the car you don't want a locker.
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sorry for such green horn question
but this is my first rear axle build as well
i will not be track or street racing however i do
want both tires driven for performance times as needed

so do i buy a stock lsd ?
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Old 04-11-17, 08:10 PM
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winter is finally going after one of the worst in history. january gave us a ice storm for 38 hours knocking power out for 5 days , hit aprox 130,000 homes. so much ice ran down the hood that it pulled off the bumper rubber trim.

just starting to get back at it


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Old 04-12-17, 07:11 AM
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glad to see it out of hibernation. Stock LSD would probably be fine for you. how soon till you fire it up?
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Old 04-12-17, 05:45 PM
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glad to see it out of hibernation. Stock LSD would probably be fine for you. how soon till you fire it up?
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i found a new lsd on 3,73 gears locally for $350 so i think i will go with that.

as for first fireup well i will tell you that the day last fall when i finally got it mounted,seeing it sitting there burned in me all winter. over the winter i got the blockoff plate and found the right flywheel so i need to pull the engine again to mount the flywheel clutch and come up with another clutch release . that one i had fabed up will not fit the tunnel ,
and i need to remove the hood to clear the carb as it sits about 2 or 2 1/2 " too high so need good weather.

lots of work needs to be done and it's getting close , i moved my prelude out of the back yard last weekend so work will resume.
also over the winter i got the other tecno toys front suspension parts top hats 300lb 10" springs and there billet adjusters.
so i have to strip the front end again

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today i got the front spring on the car.
cut the spring cup off weld on the 45mm rings from techno toys and the adj setters with the new spring
300lb per inch and car sits a tick high , ran out of time but just needs to be down about 1 inch






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Nice job, did the same thing to mine
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thanks but not done yet
techno toys camber plates are next
since i looked at that site i was hooked.
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Guys
Working on the rx7 goes on
Any of you know how wide the rear end should be?
I would like to start building the axle but can't seem to find any info at all
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Guys
Working on the rx7 goes on
Any of you know how wide the rear end should be?
I would like to start building the axle but can't seem to find any info at all
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I will measure mine, Glad you are still working on yours. I just put my motor back in a couple weeks ago
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