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#21\2015-01-31 15:40

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talk about ripping one :D
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#22\2015-01-31 16:04

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Center console out.

Torn driver E-brake cable

Passenger E-brake cable.

Torn

New E-brake cables.

Missing both sway bar C-clamps

And missing the rear crossmember bolt.


Added 9 hours later:

So I didn't get much done today and forgot to get pictures. I took off the upper heater hose because it wasn't the right type of hose, it was like a hose for a fix tank. That was a b*tch to get off, then I found out the lower heater hose it a proper tube. Then I tore apart the trim around the auto seatbelt rail and motor and manually moved the belt back. And put the back seat and the trim back together to realize that they drilled out a hole on both sides exposing the screw to move the belt back. So taking it apart was a complete waste of time. Tomorrow my friend is bringing over a socket to remove the rear wheels because they have a 7 spline lug nut. Then we will finally get some progress on the E-brake.
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#23\2015-02-01 02:10

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wow, yea you need to have sway bar brackets installed haha make a huge difference.
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#24\2015-02-01 02:19

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Yeah, it would be nice if anything was installed at least properly.

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Didn't get much done, we kinda got the E-brake installed we just have to go get a part off the part car tomorrow. We got a rear window wiper, front bumper support, a single fender light, and a 7 spline lug nut socket for 30 bucks. And we'll get a door handle from a friend most likely if we just buy him a monster.

Added 24 hours later:

My dad scored all the parts we need,sway bar clamps, e-brake mount, a bolt for the rear cross member, mount for the throttle cable and some other tube. New mounts to hold the brake lines in place on the engine bay, Bracket to hold the center console in place, and many other miscellaneous parts. And tomorrow we're putting the rear together and hopefully put it back on the ground.
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#25\2015-02-05 11:03

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So the car now has a fully working e-brake, and an fully connected rear sway bar besides one stripped bolt. Brand new tires for the rear. We're going to fix the camber in the front and see how much it raises the car, then we will end up raising the rear to make the car sit even. Because when we fix the rear camber the rear tires are probably going to rub, and we'll raise the rear and roll the fenders a little if needed.

Added 11 hours later:

Leaking a bit of oil

Engine covered in oil, most likely because of a bad O-ring in the distributor.

Missing front cross member bolt.

Driver front sway bar bracket is tweaked and missing the nut

BUT, that's not even the end of this. The passenger bracket has no bolts and is just welded to the front cross member.


A sensor in the transmission is broken and it most likely is the reason the reverse lights don't work. Passenger tire is tearing right through the middle.
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#26\2015-02-06 23:41

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Alright, since now I'm using my car as a project for language arts I'm going to have to update and work more. Tonight we completely (sorta) non professionally fixed the front negative camber. It's temporary right now just for me to drive it a little then have the suspension settle. We had to pull out the hubs, and max out the camber plates to have somewhat even camber on both sides. After we adjusted it, the front was sitting high but I decided to fix it myself by weighing about 200 pounds and sitting and bouncing on both sides. It dropped it about quarter to half an inch. It's still going to have to settle before we decide what to too about the ride height. We're going to keep the same front tires and if needed raise the rear just a bit. My dad is ordering an upper heater hose from Nissan, and it's going to take a week to get it here from Tennessee. I would have taken pictures of it but didn't have my phone with me, so I'll get some tomorrow.

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#27\2015-02-07 00:18

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dude, this is a crazy build, i cant believe i havent seen this before! this car has been rode hard and put up wet, but you look like you are making good progress on it man. and the father son thing you got going on with your dad is awesome.


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#28\2015-02-07 00:24

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Thanks dude! It's been a fun build and only had the car for a couple weeks and have made more progress I thought we would.

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#29\2015-02-07 15:42

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good work, keep the pics going and it will be a great thread
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I wasn't able to get pictures today but I have some stuff from a couple days ago.

My friend gave me a sharknose with a missing 50/50 right signal.

30 bucks for a bumper reinforcement.

And the tearing tire.

Also have new horns but I can't find the wiring for it.

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