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Old 07-13-2014, 07:57 PM
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Went with 0.55" drop on these. Used the slots to machine off material.

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Old 07-13-2014, 08:08 PM
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Old 08-19-2014, 11:31 PM
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Part # TY750 - Turbo 400 Chrome Moly (4140) Transmission Yoke (1350 series) - 32 Spline - Billet Removable Straps

I picked up this from moser. Really nice part, and more compact than the factory yoke. I need to order the 1350 3.5 driveshaft on line as I'm told best not to look local.

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Old 08-24-2014, 08:58 PM
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Thanks MyBad79, my welding needs lot of work, but the only way to improve is to keep practicing. And, since this frame is banged up, I figure it is good for that.

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This is what I came up with to brace the diff cross-member mounts.

Here it is welded in place. Big dent on frame evident above weld.

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In the process of completely removing the battery box and storage boxes.

touched up the welds on the pinion mount bracket, and boxed the sides with flat stock.

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I'm willing to add weight if it is going to prevent breakage. I've had enough failures and can do without more on this car.
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Old 09-02-2014, 11:44 PM
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Picked this up hoping it would work for traction bars. I put one kit on the camaro a while ago.

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DOOR CAR ENGINE LIMITER - DUAL
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Highly recommend for any car using an aluminum front motor plate and engine mid-mount. Engine limiters proved a simple but positive means of eliminating any rearward or forward movement of the engine and transmission during acceleration or deceleration. These limiter eliminate the need for solid transmission mounts which can put excessive loads on the tailshaft housing. Welding required for installation.
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Billet trans yoke and welded up engine limiters. One thing, they are chrome moly and need to be tig welded with matching rod. I cut off about 4 inches from the tubes, so they were plenty long enough.

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Test fit with old irs diff. There is one on each side. I still need to weld the front brackets to the frame, they are on with a bolt in a tapped hole in the frame. Thanks to 84RZV500R for posting his install.

Now to make solid pinion bushings and install the toe control adjusters.

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Old 10-06-2014, 10:53 PM
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If you were a fan of Monster House years ago, you'll know what I mean when I say I'm about to stamp DONE on this part of the work.

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Hacked off the fender flares. They were always to narrow, so I'll extend them 1.5 or 2" before re-attaching them. I'll do this like I did the hood scoop on my Camaro. You have to do some fender cutting anyways to drill the holes for the toe adjustment screws, so I'm doing both at the same time.

Here is the solid pinion bushing pieces. Turned out okay, material was cheap.

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Looks like I'll try setting something up for a chrome molly 3" driveshaft. Hopefully they won't mind me sending the trans yoke.

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Old 10-06-2014, 11:07 PM
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sheet metal form.

Rough cut scoop sitting on hood,



Sort of complete hood,



I think this will work with the flares. I'll probably cut the mudflaps off with a radius.

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