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Offline Street_Challenged73

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Re: 5.7L Hemi + T56 Magnum 'Cuda Build
« Reply #135 on: March 15, 2017 - 12:55:16 am »
Awesome progress, Mike!!

The car has changed quite a bit from the last time I saw it around on here!


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Re: 5.7L Hemi + T56 Magnum 'Cuda Build
« Reply #136 on: March 21, 2017 - 02:46:51 pm »



Picked up a steering box and a dash.

I should have a steering car with a dash in it pretty soon.


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Re: 5.7L Hemi + T56 Magnum 'Cuda Build
« Reply #137 on: March 21, 2017 - 07:26:07 pm »
Nice parts! I'm anxious to see how the Borgeson box fits up and how it works with your 1.5 steering quickener.

Wes

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Re: 5.7L Hemi + T56 Magnum 'Cuda Build
« Reply #138 on: March 21, 2017 - 08:18:00 pm »
Nice parts! I'm anxious to see how the Borgeson box fits up and how it works with your 1.5 steering quickener.

Wes

I've decided that the quickener will be a weekend project after the car is back on the road.

The project is pushing out longer than I would like, so I'm knocking down some scope creep where I can.


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Re: 5.7L Hemi + T56 Magnum 'Cuda Build
« Reply #139 on: March 24, 2017 - 12:04:51 am »
But would that not just slow it down?  :poopoke:
Removing the warning labels one at a time.
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Re: 5.7L Hemi + T56 Magnum 'Cuda Build
« Reply #140 on: March 25, 2017 - 10:30:57 pm »
I'm waiting to see the quickener project. Would like to do the same to my car.

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Re: 5.7L Hemi + T56 Magnum 'Cuda Build
« Reply #141 on: March 26, 2017 - 06:17:55 pm »
Dash made it in today. Now it's looking like a car again :bigsmile:
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Re: 5.7L Hemi + T56 Magnum 'Cuda Build
« Reply #142 on: March 26, 2017 - 07:29:06 pm »
Looks great!

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Re: 5.7L Hemi + T56 Magnum 'Cuda Build
« Reply #143 on: March 26, 2017 - 08:47:27 pm »
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1970 Plymouth 'Cuda.  Matching numbers 440 U Code, 4 speed pistol grip, Rallye dash, AM 8 Track, Shaker hood, 15 inch rallye wheels, Dana 60 4.10, Super Track Pak.  One of 134 - 440 "U" coupes codes built in 1970 and one of 100 - 440 Super Track Paks built in 1970.

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Re: 5.7L Hemi + T56 Magnum 'Cuda Build
« Reply #144 on: March 29, 2017 - 04:06:41 am »
I had some time to upfit the 3D printed speedo mount into my sacrificial dash. Fits perfectly. Now to smooth it out...








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Re: 5.7L Hemi + T56 Magnum 'Cuda Build
« Reply #145 on: March 29, 2017 - 08:13:25 am »
Nice!  Love the yellow theme!  Interesting the tach is bigger than the speedo....never seen that before...

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Re: 5.7L Hemi + T56 Magnum 'Cuda Build
« Reply #146 on: March 29, 2017 - 08:49:35 am »
Too bad you can't print the whole cluster pushed back. If you notice, the rallye cluster and switch panel are pushed farther back than a standard dash.
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Re: 5.7L Hemi + T56 Magnum 'Cuda Build
« Reply #147 on: March 29, 2017 - 09:39:31 am »
Nice!  Love the yellow theme!  Interesting the tach is bigger than the speedo....never seen that before...

Thanks. Given I expect to do some auto crossing in the car, I preferred the tach to be more prominent. The speedo will be good enough to see with the gauge and digital readout.


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Re: 5.7L Hemi + T56 Magnum 'Cuda Build
« Reply #148 on: March 29, 2017 - 09:43:18 am »
Too bad you can't print the whole cluster pushed back. If you notice, the rallye cluster and switch panel are pushed farther back than a standard dash.

I could have but I have really been working around the smaller tach moreso than going for the recessed look. That's as large as I could get that gauge and needed a way to integrate it well.

The other gauges will be almost flush and I wanted the bigger [2-5/8"] faces. Usually they are 2-1/16" if recessed.




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Re: 5.7L Hemi + T56 Magnum 'Cuda Build
« Reply #149 on: March 29, 2017 - 09:21:20 pm »
Very cool looking guage setup.
Removing the warning labels one at a time.
Nature will take care of the rest.