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Old 11-22-2023, 01:58 AM
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Great progress Jose!
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The stance on this car is killer! Everything is, but the stance is dead on
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Old 11-27-2023, 03:02 AM
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First drive a success! I was terrified but ecstatic all at the same time! Next time I'll get a better video it definitely needs an alignment.

https://youtube.com/shorts/2lCRClNe4JQ?feature=shared



https://www.instagram.com/reel/C0IZe...RlODBiNWFlZA==

And another. Engine was still warming up. Pulled off mid drive.

https://youtu.be/lR6vxlRJFhI?feature=shared

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Awesome!!!!!
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Project update photo dump. Can't believe this car has been off the road 40 years! Sorry if there are duplicates it's tricky uploading one at a time from my phone. This project is a huge undertaking but I'd like to give a special shout out to Bentley who went out of his way to help me get this car and has been so patient with my constant messages! Bentley, Darrell and I are in a group chat and are always guiding me and even sending me ads to parts I need. Thanks guys! Also shout out to everyone here who are following this build, supplying parts, and encouragement. Thanks to Bruce Cremean the original owner who has been fully supportive along the way. Thanks everyone! Next up interior, alignment, bumpers, exhaust.
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Cold start

https://youtu.be/iYF-1ktc4Uw?feature=shared



Here's a warm idle video.

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Finally installed the exhaust. I bought the 2.5" pipe kit from jegs, and cut everything up to run the NOS hush thrush turbos. A mouse was immediately evicted from the muffler after blipping the throttle. I drove the car to the gas station for the first time and the car terrifies me in a good way. Tonight I'm doing an alignment in my garage and will hopefully take it out again in the morning. One gremlin I had was the battery wasn't charging. Turns out the new voltage reg was bad so I installed the original dated 7D and it solved the problem.
This car is fun guys! Sorry for the short clip I'll get a better exhaust clip soon.

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I was able to adjust the caster and camber in the garage last night which was way out of spec. I haven't done the toe yet but I'll get to it. Specs are now caster +1.9 on both sides and camber is now -.4 on both sides. With that said my confidence in the car is improving so I took the car out again in the morning. I'm still getting used to the torque so there will be better burnouts to come!

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