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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #570 on: October 03, 2016 - 12:36:49 am »
Got my adapter for my new steering wheel, I am pretty happy with it.
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70 Challenger RT 440-6 EFI, 73 Cuda 416-6 EFI
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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #571 on: October 03, 2016 - 12:47:01 am »
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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #572 on: October 03, 2016 - 02:43:59 am »
Thats cool!, it just bolts straight on then, awesome
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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #573 on: October 03, 2016 - 10:50:45 am »
Thats cool!, it just bolts straight on then, awesome

Does now! yea it looks pretty good. I need to make a cone on the other end to mate up with the steering column.
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 #574 on: October 22, 2016 - 01:23:49 am »
Thought someone you following this might be interested in the current situation. I haven't done anything really on the car recently bc I have been working on my Challenger, however I have managed to damage my new paint... making a bracket and the grinder caught it and skipped it across my right quarter panel... ugh...  :villagers: So, when it gets nice I will have to fix that and repaint it... lucky me..

I have decided I am also going to put a tow loop in the front of the car, it is so low and with the spoiler, there is no way it could be towed without destroying the spoiler, anyone have any ideas? I am thinking of making a bar that ties into both bumper brackets so that it pulls on them at the same time. I would rather come off the frame or even the K frame but there just isn't any place to tie into or off of.
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 #575 on: October 22, 2016 - 07:59:46 am »
Got my adapter for my new steering wheel, I am pretty happy with it.
Looks nice.
Where did you get it from?
Scott
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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #576 on: October 22, 2016 - 09:15:42 am »
Google "Tow Loop", and take a look at the images.  You might get some ideas.  If you are going to the track, there might be some rule specific locations.   :2cents:

Check this one out:
http://www.racequip.com/towhookloopstrap.html

Or this one:
https://bimmian.com/Accessories-for-BMW/Styling/Exterior/Aluminum-Tow-Hook/
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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #577 on: October 22, 2016 - 10:49:05 am »
Sorry to hear about the paint, sigh. 


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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #578 on: October 22, 2016 - 10:52:12 am »
IMO Hushmat is better than Dynamat because the outer foil on the Dynamat is very sharp whereas the Hushmat is not. Yes, it adheres fine.

My hands can attest to the sharp edges of dynamat!   Otherwise worked great though


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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #579 on: October 22, 2016 - 12:43:56 pm »
Looks nice.
Where did you get it from?

I had it machined by a friend/neighbor.
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 #580 on: October 22, 2016 - 12:49:51 pm »
Google "Tow Loop", and take a look at the images.  You might get some ideas.  If you are going to the track, there might be some rule specific locations.   :2cents:

Check this one out:
http://www.racequip.com/towhookloopstrap.html

Or this one:
https://bimmian.com/Accessories-for-BMW/Styling/Exterior/Aluminum-Tow-Hook/


Thanks - I am definitely looking at a hard tow point; once I get the front end assembled I will be able to see what space I have available. The other (more important) issue is connecting it where I can really pull from, this has to be a functional hook. The strap is ok too and certainly cost effective; perhaps another option is developing the tow point which the strap could be connected to should I need it... Not too worried about the back; I can get to the axle if need be.
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 #581 on: October 22, 2016 - 02:23:05 pm »
Thought someone you following this might be interested I have managed to damage my new paint... making a bracket and the grinder caught it and skipped it across my right quarter panel... ugh...  :villagers: So, when it gets nice I will have to fix that and repaint it... lucky me..
That's messed up :o, but who better than yourself to be the first to damage your virgin paint work.  :bigsmile:
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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #582 on: October 22, 2016 - 02:35:23 pm »
First scratch/gouge hurts the worst.
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 #583 on: October 22, 2016 - 05:38:24 pm »
You used single stage paint right? Isn't it much easier to touch up than a color clear?
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Re: 73 Road Race Cuda
« Reply #584 on: October 22, 2016 - 06:22:27 pm »
You used single stage paint right? Isn't it much easier to touch up than a color clear?

Yes I did and I think it is easier to repair in that you do not have reclear. We will see what I get to it, but I might be able to fill it and buff it out or fill it and reshoot the top of the quarter. It isn't that big of a deal really since I have the equipment and paint to do it, it just pisses me off that it happened.
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)