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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #120 on: January 07, 2016 - 05:40:50 pm »
Glad to have you, I have poached a lot of ideas from this forum myself. If nothing else, it is great for reference.
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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #121 on: January 11, 2016 - 12:43:05 am »
Well, I built the brackets for the fog lights which turned out pretty decent. The issue I now have is that for some reason the left side is higher than the right (in terms away from the front valance) and I cannot quite figure out why. Everything seems to be where is should be, yet they are off. The brackets are the same, the bumper brackets are pretty much where they are supposed to be and the valance is bolt up completely (lines up). So I am not sure what is happening but once I get it all mocked back up, I will look at it closer and see if I can figure it out.
Current Mopar
70 Challenger RT 440-6 EFI, 73 Cuda 416-6 EFI
05 Hemi Durango, 01 Ram 4x4, 14 Ram 2500 4X4, 10 PCP Challenger 6 spd RT, 01 Viper GTS ACR, 52 B3B w/330 Desoto Hemi, 70 Hemi RR (under const)
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9 x Challengers. AAR Cuda, 4 RR, 2 GTX, 4 Chargers, etc... (too many to list)

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #122 on: January 11, 2016 - 12:45:03 am »
LOL never mind, looking at the pics, the left side of the valance isn't aligned... duh...  :bigsmile:
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9 x Challengers. AAR Cuda, 4 RR, 2 GTX, 4 Chargers, etc... (too many to list)

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #123 on: January 11, 2016 - 11:39:45 am »
Lol is right...
Ya get so focused on the piece at hand and forget the others.

Looks good there...

Mike
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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #124 on: January 11, 2016 - 12:08:33 pm »
Very true.
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70 Challenger RT 440-6 EFI, 73 Cuda 416-6 EFI
05 Hemi Durango, 01 Ram 4x4, 14 Ram 2500 4X4, 10 PCP Challenger 6 spd RT, 01 Viper GTS ACR, 52 B3B w/330 Desoto Hemi, 70 Hemi RR (under const)
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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #125 on: January 11, 2016 - 02:35:05 pm »
You have them tucked in well, good job. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #126 on: January 11, 2016 - 02:47:41 pm »
The brackets were a work in a progress, I knew where I wanted the lights to go, wasn't sure how to get them there. As it turned out, they are somewhat adjustable (front/back). I need to now look at what I am going to do for a filler to replace the stock one.
Current Mopar
70 Challenger RT 440-6 EFI, 73 Cuda 416-6 EFI
05 Hemi Durango, 01 Ram 4x4, 14 Ram 2500 4X4, 10 PCP Challenger 6 spd RT, 01 Viper GTS ACR, 52 B3B w/330 Desoto Hemi, 70 Hemi RR (under const)
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9 x Challengers. AAR Cuda, 4 RR, 2 GTX, 4 Chargers, etc... (too many to list)

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #127 on: January 11, 2016 - 02:50:12 pm »
The brackets were a work in a progress, I knew where I wanted the lights to go, wasn't sure how to get them there. As it turned out, they are somewhat adjustable (front/back). I need to now look at what I am going to do for a filler to replace the stock one.

they do look sharp.

Are you using these as turn signals?

As far as the filler, I would just use a 70 filler piece. 

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #128 on: January 11, 2016 - 02:59:25 pm »
No, I have turn signals in the headlights, these are in fact driving lights.

the 70 piece is a good idea. I was contemplating making something out of sheet metal.
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70 Challenger RT 440-6 EFI, 73 Cuda 416-6 EFI
05 Hemi Durango, 01 Ram 4x4, 14 Ram 2500 4X4, 10 PCP Challenger 6 spd RT, 01 Viper GTS ACR, 52 B3B w/330 Desoto Hemi, 70 Hemi RR (under const)
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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #129 on: January 11, 2016 - 03:01:18 pm »
No, I have turn signals in the headlights, these are in fact driving lights.

the 70 piece is a good idea. I was contemplating making something out of sheet metal.

cool!!! 

Any pics.  I am looking to do the same.

Jason
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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #130 on: January 11, 2016 - 03:06:42 pm »
I haven't mounted the headlights yet, but will try and stick one in and get a pic of it. I bought a generic 7" street rod type of headlight that takes an H4 bulb.
Current Mopar
70 Challenger RT 440-6 EFI, 73 Cuda 416-6 EFI
05 Hemi Durango, 01 Ram 4x4, 14 Ram 2500 4X4, 10 PCP Challenger 6 spd RT, 01 Viper GTS ACR, 52 B3B w/330 Desoto Hemi, 70 Hemi RR (under const)
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9 x Challengers. AAR Cuda, 4 RR, 2 GTX, 4 Chargers, etc... (too many to list)

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #131 on: January 11, 2016 - 03:33:50 pm »
I haven't mounted the headlights yet, but will try and stick one in and get a pic of it. I bought a generic 7" street rod type of headlight that takes an H4 bulb.

cool thanks!

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #132 on: January 11, 2016 - 04:21:46 pm »
no problem, I need to sort out my right headlight bucket as well. Not sure why it is apart completely, I don't remember taking it apart but it is and I need to try and find all the parts. I am thinking the springs were broken.
Current Mopar
70 Challenger RT 440-6 EFI, 73 Cuda 416-6 EFI
05 Hemi Durango, 01 Ram 4x4, 14 Ram 2500 4X4, 10 PCP Challenger 6 spd RT, 01 Viper GTS ACR, 52 B3B w/330 Desoto Hemi, 70 Hemi RR (under const)
Past Mopars
9 x Challengers. AAR Cuda, 4 RR, 2 GTX, 4 Chargers, etc... (too many to list)

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #133 on: January 24, 2016 - 01:19:31 pm »
Love the build! Keep up the great work!! Your build is giving me some great inspiration for my 72 Cuda build!

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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #134 on: January 25, 2016 - 01:32:30 am »
Very welcome. I got to get back on it.
Current Mopar
70 Challenger RT 440-6 EFI, 73 Cuda 416-6 EFI
05 Hemi Durango, 01 Ram 4x4, 14 Ram 2500 4X4, 10 PCP Challenger 6 spd RT, 01 Viper GTS ACR, 52 B3B w/330 Desoto Hemi, 70 Hemi RR (under const)
Past Mopars
9 x Challengers. AAR Cuda, 4 RR, 2 GTX, 4 Chargers, etc... (too many to list)