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Old 12-08-11, 08:57 AM
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Hey Kevin, i keep looking into your thread for updates lol. Inspiring work again. I was wondering for your Delrin bushings, i cannot remember if you installed zerk fittings in them...pretty sure you have esp. with the extensive details in your build.
My question when installing the zerk fittings, does the hole extending into the actual delrin bushings themselves? or do they stop at the control arm material only? reason being is i see that the delrin have internal grooves in them and im wondering if the hole extends to the metal insert in the bushings?

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Old 12-08-11, 11:45 AM
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I did drill the hole after I installed the bushings. The grease fitting would do no good if it did not break into the grease groove on the ID of the bushing.
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Old 12-08-11, 04:29 PM
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It does make sense, thanks for the confirmation Kevin. Keep up the top notch work!!
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Old 12-31-11, 09:45 PM
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TX Wish I cold see the pictures

Your thread is very detailed and informative, for some reason the pictures would
not come thru so it was not possible to actually "see" what you were describing.
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Old 01-06-12, 06:58 AM
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Amazing thread, and fantastic work! Massive amount of fabrication in this thread, and just looking at this thread makes me want to go LS1/6. Thanks
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Old 03-30-12, 09:03 PM
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i know this is alittle old...but amazing work!
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Old 04-02-12, 02:32 PM
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yeah.... some impressive skill set you have there.
Seem like you have full access to machine-shop tools... I'm sure that makes life dandy LOL.

question about your shifter...
you're HAD the GTO shifter plate (which goes into the t56); would I be able to use the same shifter plate on a t56 from an f-body? (trying to prevent the hacking of my chassis LOL)
Or, do I need to use a MGW shift kit?
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Old 04-09-12, 10:59 PM
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Very awesome and well thought out build
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Old 05-27-12, 09:42 AM
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Nice very detailed thread, answered some of the questions i couldn't find answers to
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Old 09-15-12, 10:04 PM
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awesome build!!!!!
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Old 02-28-13, 06:45 PM
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Must be nice to have money lol
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Old 02-28-13, 07:16 PM
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Yeah. All the rich guys do a moderate build of a 20 year old car...
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Old 02-28-13, 08:02 PM
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Quite a build alright! motor and tranny were how much?? had to be atleast 5000, then an FD in that condition is what? 14,000? time,parts labor, your own house to do the work in lol id call you a rich guy. Im from California though and with all our rules and regulations here were all poor.
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BTW Kevin checkout my 4.6 FC below your thread, cheap!!! lol
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Everyone else just says I'm an ******* lately. Hahahahaah. Finished up the cutting tonight. Yay.

I love the build but... Didn't you just throw the engine out of balance by cutting the pistons like that? Usually valve reliefs would be done before balancing the assembly.
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Old 03-01-13, 07:28 PM
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Factory engines are not balanced that closely anyway.
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hands down a dope build man
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Originally Posted by rsxer63 View Post
I love the build but... Didn't you just throw the engine out of balance by cutting the pistons like that? Usually valve reliefs would be done before balancing the assembly.
No, what he did was fly cut the pistons. I haven't even looked at this thread but I will now! I presume there's a great big cam with a lotta lift.
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i love this.
I'll be studying this thoroughly. Good work
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I like the blue 79!
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Looks like several years worth of work. Lots of detail
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outstanding work!!! you should go into business with those kind of fabrication skills!!! awesome build
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Nice build!
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Old 03-17-13, 11:30 AM
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Nice Build! Great Details!
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sweet build, cant wait to see the finish product.
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