1979 kc named Lulu

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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby datmo » Thu Mar 06, 2014 10:31 pm

The car looks a ton different. happy with how this thing is coming out.
must worn, pretty ratty.

this sunday, it will be lowered.
sadly, the wheels are gonna be hiding inside the fenders...
I need some spacers because i really like the rims I got. but i don't think they could every reach flush.

maybe with some thing spacers so they clear and then putting them on backwards? lol.
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4 doors riding slow and hangin loose.
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby flatcat19 » Thu Mar 06, 2014 10:48 pm

SMH.
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby datmo » Thu Mar 06, 2014 10:52 pm

flatcat19 wrote:SMH.


Is it bad to experiment? lolol.
I won't actually put them on backwards.
I'm actually pretty sure i have small spacers somewhere that I'm gonna try.

sarcasm sucks over computers.

on a serious note, what does getting your torsion bar reindexed mean?
I know I have to get an alignment because it fucks with the suspension when I lower it too.
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby flatcat19 » Thu Mar 06, 2014 11:25 pm

Still SMH.
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby Laecaon » Thu Mar 06, 2014 11:49 pm

Its in the FAQ on ratsun...
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby Jester » Sun Mar 09, 2014 11:25 pm

I think so.
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby datmo » Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:35 pm

I lowered the back with 3 inch lowering blocks. that went well.

Then I was test driving and the car felt like it had a vacuum leak so I replaced the lines.

I also pressure washed my engine bay and painted my air filter for the hell of it.
Everything runs smoothly.

I also lowered the front painted my hood block, plasti dipped the grill and changed the lights up.

I'm waiting on my new steering wheel which is a one off drift wood wheel that no one else has yet (Proud to be the first), and my front lip.

By spring break, I will have enough extra money to paint the car and I'm going with a mint green.

It will be a spray paint job but I promise that I will sand every bit of this bitch down. lol.

I also painted my bed with rustoleum bed liner.
Came out well. a few drips but I don't care much for the bed since I'll actually be using it.

I painted my rims gold to match the blue for now.

I'm looking for other rims or might find some spacers and run these. not sure yet.
some before and after pics.

I got a few things here and there to get done but for now.
I most importantly need an alignment.

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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby Taterhead » Mon Mar 10, 2014 1:50 pm

:thumbs:
So much better.
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby flatcat19 » Mon Mar 10, 2014 6:40 pm

Did you just crank the torsion bars or reindex them?
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby datmo » Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:19 pm

flatcat19 wrote:Did you just crank the torsion bars or reindex them?


Cranked them.
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby Laecaon » Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:37 pm

Are they now hanging below the crossmember? If so thats a good way to ruin them. Index them if thats the case.
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby datmo » Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:50 pm

Laecaon wrote:Are they now hanging below the crossmember? If so thats a good way to ruin them. Index them if thats the case.


I`ll have to check. I lowered them until the screws only had a few threads above the nuts. Ill check again tomorrow. An alignment hopefully saturday. Im changing the interior tomorrow.
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby flatcat19 » Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:59 pm

Indexing your bars will help to keep the suspension travel and comfort.
Cranking the bars down does the opposite.

Reindex your bars before you align. Your ass and back will thank you.
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby datmo » Tue Mar 11, 2014 7:32 pm

flatcat19 wrote:Indexing your bars will help to keep the suspension travel and comfort.
Cranking the bars down does the opposite.

Reindex your bars before you align. Your ass and back will thank you.


I'll be sure to reindex them soon.
I'll have to see how to and get that done sometime this weekend.
Once that's done, I can happily get aligned.

So i got my steering wheel which is awesome but the guy that posted that a 140h nrg short hub fits a 620 was wrong and now I'll have to wait some time...
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby datmo » Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:21 pm

some one sell me a damn 620 steering wheel hub.
went to picknpull today to find one of an st 720 and nothin... there were 2 and one had the dash gone and the other had little to nothing left on it.

I'll be reindexing my torsion bars sunday. I'm not exactly sure what to do but I'll figure it out.
Once that's done, hopefully tueseday, I'll get an alignment.

My dad knows a friend at an exhaust shop that can make me something nice. around $500 and this is gonna be one hell of a daily.

I put up my ps3 with 4 games and 4 controllers for sell. I got a ps4 and want the money for paint.
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby datmo » Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:00 pm

My tranny is making a weird noise when I'm in gear in first through third. fourth gear and when I'm pressing clutch is silent...

I have no idea what it is. I don't know much about tranny's.

I bought a glassback for $85 today.
Sounds like a fart can a bit but apparently from the outside it doesnt.

I'll get a vid tomorrow.

I'm also looking in another jy and was gonna look for another 720 st to take the hub/wheel of.

and I hope to find some speakers and seatbelts.

I'm reindexing the car sunday and the next weekend, I'll be taking it to the alignment shop.
Hoping to get a lot complete.

Anyone have pics of a 720 st hub btw? just interested in seeing what they're like.
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby datmo » Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:33 pm

Would this tranny fit onto my 620?
I'm assuming so but I need to learn more about trannys.

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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby Laecaon » Thu Mar 13, 2014 10:02 pm

Well you should first ask yourself, what tranny do I have? A short tail or a long tail?
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby datmo » Sun Mar 16, 2014 9:04 pm

I never got to do much work this weekend.
I did go to the jy and no 720 but did pickup some seatbelts off a bug some speakers.
I'll be putting in a radio tomorrow.
I still haven't gotten to reindex the car but I will soon.

I'm really hoping to find a damn 620 hub.
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Re: 1979 kc named Lulu

Postby flatcat19 » Sun Mar 16, 2014 11:02 pm

datmo wrote:I'm really hoping to find a damn 620 hub.



http://www.grantproducts.com/products/a ... 5/25/467/1

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