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Offline cudazappa

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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1035 on: August 03, 2009 - 08:44:57 am »
came home late last night with a repop hinged T/A hood for my car...
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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1036 on: August 03, 2009 - 09:20:53 pm »
Fitting up my cartool subframe conectors that Boydsdodge set me up with!
Thanks! :2thumbs:
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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1037 on: August 11, 2009 - 08:57:23 pm »
WAS going to R&R the fuel pump, finish re-installing all the under hood items and fire 'er back up, but..........

Figured I'd check the timing chain while I had the pump out....flop, flop, flop...

So, back to the NAPA for a new chain ($22..whoo-hoo) and off comes the cover, blah, blah. Naturally, got water in the oil pan while taking off the cover, so NOW I'm waiting on VR-1 oil for the change. I'm buying from a friend who orders it from his source once a month, so that's why the wait.

It's been too damn hot to work lately anyway....98 in the shade yesterday. Hopefully, we'll be up and running again by Tuesday next week.

Lots to do in the meantime if it cools off.....steering column, wiring, carb, kickdown, etc.

YES, the motor WAS freshly painted.  :banghead:
« Last Edit: August 11, 2009 - 09:05:11 pm by quapman »
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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1038 on: August 13, 2009 - 01:32:48 pm »
Driving to Moparfest!!!! :burnout: :burnout: :burnout: :bigsmile:

Yep, its like 20 min from my house.  First time there with my car!
« Last Edit: August 13, 2009 - 01:44:39 pm by CUDA JAS »
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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1039 on: August 14, 2009 - 03:02:16 pm »
Working on assembly of my T/A motor.
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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1040 on: August 14, 2009 - 04:25:02 pm »
Picking up my engine! It's done! :cooldancing:
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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1041 on: August 15, 2009 - 02:30:34 am »
Heading to Birkbeck, IL for a show!
Brooks

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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1042 on: August 15, 2009 - 07:42:06 am »
Looking for parts at Moparfest!
Brad
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Barrie,Ontario,Canada
Proud to own one of the best cars ever made!!!!!

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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1043 on: August 15, 2009 - 08:47:39 am »
WAS going to R&R the fuel pump, finish re-installing all the under hood items and fire 'er back up, but..........

Figured I'd check the timing chain while I had the pump out....flop, flop, flop...

So, back to the NAPA for a new chain ($22..whoo-hoo) and off comes the cover, blah, blah. Naturally, got water in the oil pan while taking off the cover, so NOW I'm waiting on VR-1 oil for the change. I'm buying from a friend who orders it from his source once a month, so that's why the wait.

It's been too damn hot to work lately anyway....98 in the shade yesterday. Hopefully, we'll be up and running again by Tuesday next week.

Lots to do in the meantime if it cools off.....steering column, wiring, carb, kickdown, etc.

YES, the motor WAS freshly painted.  :banghead:

You got gears too right?!!  :thumbsup: that nylon gear has got to go.  :bigshades:
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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1044 on: August 15, 2009 - 09:29:56 am »
The belts are going in!!  :clapping:
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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1045 on: August 15, 2009 - 10:54:22 am »
You got gears too right?!!  :thumbsup: that nylon gear has got to go.  :bigshades:

Yes, I should have said I installed a new Timing SET, not just chain. I was very surprised that the plastic gear was fully intact. Usually, the teeth are lost in the oil pan. Amazing for 36 year old parts. Of course, I should have done all this BEFORE I made the engine all pretty, eh?
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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1046 on: August 16, 2009 - 01:00:40 am »
Pulled everything off the firewall for blasting. Pulled the heater box out of the inside. Just a few more things to cut off, and I am good to go  :clapping:
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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1047 on: August 16, 2009 - 10:20:30 pm »
Almost ready to blast. Took the quarter windows, upper a/c vents, doors off. Gonna get the back window out tommorrow. Also going to cut the quarters off so I can blast in there. Making Progress
Chris, Ohio

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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1048 on: August 17, 2009 - 07:51:16 pm »
Installing my new rear window louvers! :woohoo:
Brad
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Barrie,Ontario,Canada
Proud to own one of the best cars ever made!!!!!

My restoration thread 
http://www.cuda-challenger.com/cc/index.php?topic=59072.0
 My handling upgrade post
http://www.cuda-challenger.com/cc/index.php?topic=73985.0

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Re: What are you doing with your ebody this weekend?
« Reply #1049 on: August 17, 2009 - 08:59:02 pm »
Two weeks ago shortened my crush can by 2". Last weekend restored my rimblow wheel and installed a new shift boot and wood pistol grips. Next week a new fuel sender, and hopefully I'll have a new Mallory 110 fuel pump to replace my noisy blue Holley.
The grips seem like they would be easy to make if you are good with wood. Someone else in here made a set a little beefier than stock, and with wood dowels instead of the screws...cool!
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