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Old 03-15-2012, 09:49:29 PM   #271
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Ya Tiny I have thought about going that way and I think theres a smaller booster thats kinda tierd and like 2 smalers ones on top of one another. I dont think I'll have and issues with vacuum with the Ls 3. From what I'v read and what I'v heard with the bigger bore wilwood master, It should work fine without any booster. I dont know this firsthand as I havent drove a car with one yet

Yeah, I didn't think about the LS part. I have vacuum issues due to my cam. I wish the motor that came in my car wasn't newer so I could go the LS route too.
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Old 03-16-2012, 06:38:00 PM   #272
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Hello Cars, I'm using the Hotchkis TVS susp. It's for the front and rear. The front is 2 ins drop , although not everyone reports getting that. The rear is suspost to be 1.5 inchs. Looking at mine I belive I'm gonna be close to what Hotchkis says. I'v yet to have the car setting on its wheels yet with all the weight on it, but I'll soon be doing that and will post up some pics then.
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Old 03-16-2012, 06:40:24 PM   #273
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Tiny, the Ls swap is some work and alot of mods so I wouldnt pull out a good motor to do it as you have said. But keep going fast and time will take it toll and then maybe ya can..
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Old 03-16-2012, 08:57:30 PM   #274
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Thanks Ron I will be following up. O and do us all favor SLOW DOWN. Your makeing alot of us look bad. Lol
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Old 03-16-2012, 11:48:47 PM   #275
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Tiny, the Ls swap is some work and alot of mods so I wouldnt pull out a good motor to do it as you have said. But keep going fast and time will take it toll and then maybe ya can..

Yeah, good call. I plan to stay with it for a while. Once I get the buts worked out it will be good to go.
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Old 03-17-2012, 09:14:39 AM   #276
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Thanks Ron I will be following up. O and do us all favor SLOW DOWN. Your makeing alot of us look bad. Lol

Slow down... Heck I got to get off my butt and get moving! My plan was 6 months after I started putting her back together. I started on this car back in Sept 2011. Me and 2 friends tore it down and had it to media blasting in 2 days. Then I started the work on putting it all back together in mid Nov. Its now past mid March..so lets see thats about 4 months. I'v only got 2 months left and alot of work left to be done. I started on the rest of the front sheet metal and wiring the last 2 days. Soon as I finish the front sheet metal up I want to get the Ls fired up and everything bleed off and working. What makes me thing that I may not reach my 6 month goal is the block sanding and then the wet sending before paint! I hate sanding and will look for any reason to not do it I want to have this bad boy in paint no latter then the middle of next month. Spring will soon be springing and I WANT TO DRIVE
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wow ron u have come a long way,its looking really good,u made a wise choice with the ls3 it looks awesome.
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Old 03-20-2012, 06:12:58 PM   #278
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Got the front sheet metal hung and all the bolts in..still needs some tweeking
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Old 03-20-2012, 06:16:43 PM   #279
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needs some work here

and here

Oh man and here on the pass. side

Driver side came in alot better
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Old 03-20-2012, 06:21:46 PM   #280
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Put the hood hinges and hood on. The gaps between the fender and the hood are way to large so I'm gomma have to come up with a way to close them some. I'm thinking I will just build off the fender with some long pieces of sheet metal to close the gap and then just duraglass the tops
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Old 03-25-2012, 12:14:45 PM   #281
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This weeks time was spent on the front sheet metal and hood, trying to get everything to line up. Still have a ways to go! The hood is really giving me some troubles the lower val. panel was a fight also but I've got it to where a little body work will get it
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Old 03-25-2012, 12:19:11 PM   #282
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The lines are slowly getting there. I'm not sure which gave me more trouble the front or the back of this car! All I know is it's been a fight getting everything to line up but I guess thats the way it is.
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Old 03-25-2012, 12:34:07 PM   #283
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I put it back on its wheels this morning. I wanted to let everything sit for a few days before I tighten everything down and do the last of my tweeking. I'm trying to use as little bondo/filler as I can on this car but I can see it wont be totaly free of it. I guess I knew that all along though. I'm pretty happy with the stance of the car. I belive it will still come down alittle after it sits and when it gets it's first shake in.Plus it doesnt have all the weight in her. Still needs the radaitor, glass, and all of the interior yet.If it comes down another inch I think it will be right where I want it. If not then the next set of tires I may need to go to a larger profile. What do you guys think?
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Old 03-25-2012, 01:39:00 PM   #284
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Looking great Ron.
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Old 03-25-2012, 01:43:35 PM   #285
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