1. brotherGood

    brotherGood Well-Known Member

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    Alright now that the axle swap is done and the engine is running strong, it's time to get serious about getting this car where I want it. Heres what I've gotten built up on the list so far
    • Finish hanging lights in garage
    • Find/fix trans leak (coming from cooler/radiator area)
    • Pinion shims
    • Tighten oil galley plug
    • Figure out why I still have no working speedometer
    • Rewire gauges (again)
    • Replace sending unit in fuel tank (along with new straps)
    • Repaint wheels
    • Hopefully finish bodywork
    With the LEDs and a heater, I dont have any excuse not to be out there this winter. Dad drove the car for a month after the rear end swap, and is more motivated than ever with how strong it is.

    I'll be probably posting on each of the above topics, so any and all information is welcome. Also, feel free to share your winter to-do lists.
     
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    SixBanger Well-Known Member

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    Maybe it is me, in the winter I am more busy with car related work than in the summer.
     
  3. brotherGood

    brotherGood Well-Known Member

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    Alright, I'll update progress here so far.

    Lights are done, wheels are painted (need to address overspray on fronts) and fixed one of the trans leaks. I've found more, but next up is pulling the trans so I'll address that while it's out. Also managed to find and replace a stuck lifter.

    I'm hoping I can have the trans out and back in by the end of January (read, I get like 3 hours a week for wrenching at best) that'll allow me to address the fuel tank, front brakes, and then focus on the gauges.