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Forum: Other Musclecars 10-14-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,461
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
Yeah right! Easy passes? :kneeslap:

Yeah right! Easy passes? :kneeslap:
Forum: General Tech 10-09-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
I would grab it. Just check it out real good. I...

I would grab it. Just check it out real good. I just spent 3k for a strange 12 bolt. Hawks sells the 8.8 conversion for a fbody about the same price as the strange unit.
Forum: Brake, Chassis and Suspension Tech 10-05-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 138
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
What he said ^ . I also have the PA racing k...

What he said ^ . I also have the PA racing k member and lower control arms on my car . I routinely spray the rod ends with WD-40 or they squeak bad. I also have the 275 lb springs on my front end but...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 09-10-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
I should have changed it to a plug instead of a...

I should have changed it to a plug instead of a bolt like I did on my other pan.
It will have to wait until the future now.
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 09-09-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
Sorry to mention this is a cast aluminium pan....

Sorry to mention this is a cast aluminium pan. Although I did follow the torque specs this time around.
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 09-09-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 144
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
Leaking trans pan

I had my trans rebuilt by performabuilt awhile back and the trans pan started to leak recently. I had a spare lying around so I installed it instead of trying to play iron smith. Lasted about a week...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 09-03-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
Got it. Thanks

Got it. Thanks
Forum: Appearance 09-02-2018, 05:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 658
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
Nice job. What brand wrap did you use and where...

Nice job. What brand wrap did you use and where did you get it from. I might give this a try on my fiberglass, primed hood.
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 09-01-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 150
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
Strange 12 bolt cover gasket

I recently installed a strange 12 bolt rear end in my car. I need to do the 500 mile oil change. What rear cover gasket do I need to get? Can I get this anywhere or do I need to purchase from...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 08-10-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
OK, a little follow up on the strange rear...

OK, a little follow up on the strange rear install. I believe I found my noise issue the driveshaft safety loop was hitting the torque arm. I just had to elongate some of the holes on the safety loop...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 08-07-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
I took the car out for a ride tonight and noticed...

I took the car out for a ride tonight and noticed the noise seemed to have gotten much quieter almost non existent. Maybe it's part of the break in process. I guess that's where they got their name...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 08-07-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
Sounds like a good idea. I'll have to give it a...

Sounds like a good idea. I'll have to give it a try.
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 08-07-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
Yes, the aluminium cover where the 2 bearing cap...

Yes, the aluminium cover where the 2 bearing cap bolts and nuts are. I contacted strange and was told to contact Spohn my contact from strange was going on vacation. I really don't want to remove the...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 08-05-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
Problems with Strange 12 bolt

So I got the 12 bolt installed along with the driveshaft balanced and 1350 joint installed. A couple issues, the panhard bar bracket had one hole that was undersized quite a bit so I had to drill it...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 07-30-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
No, kept the stock 12mm studs. Dropped the...

No, kept the stock 12mm studs. Dropped the driveshaft off today at Mr. driveshaft to get the 3150 joint pressed in. Should have everything back together tomorrow.
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 07-29-2018, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
Strange is the break in procedure, drive for 50...

Strange is the break in procedure, drive for 50 miles let cool down for 1/2 an hour and repeat 5 more times. Who figures this stuff out? Anyone else follow this procedure?
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 07-29-2018, 04:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
I had an issue with the Founders torque arm...

I had an issue with the Founders torque arm bracket, it did not have enough clearance for the bolt holes to line up so I removed about an 1/8 inch of material from the outer edge, top and bottom.
...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 07-29-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
Primed and painted, ready for install. ...

Primed and painted, ready for install.
http://www.fquick.com/images/vehicles/full/15517382846.jpg (http://www.fquick.com/garages/viewgallery.php?action=viewimg&id=382846)
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 07-29-2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
I purchased the 12 bolt with the same 3:42's...

I purchased the 12 bolt with the same 3:42's gears in a Yukon carrier. Upgraded to the aluminium cover but decided to skip the powder coating to save some cash....
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 07-29-2018, 03:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 197
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
The end of another 10 bolt

I bought this 10 bolt out of a lt1 almost 20 years ago from a salvage yard out in PA. It has served me well through many burnouts and launches at e-town. It started to make some clunking noises and...
Forum: Drag Racing 06-01-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,666
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
Does anyone remember what ET this jeep was...

Does anyone remember what ET this jeep was running?
Forum: Electrical and Wiring 05-11-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
Don't leave out the starter solenoid from the...

Don't leave out the starter solenoid from the equation. The contacts can get pretty nasty and not make good contact. The solenoid will usually click when low voltage is present which protects the...
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 05-11-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,641
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
I agree do gas filter first. If not the filter...

I agree do gas filter first. If not the filter hook up a fuel pressure gauge outside your windshield, if pressure drops at 4k its your fuel system if pressure is good it's in the ignition system.
Forum: Wanted To Buy - Automotive 05-10-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
Here's before and after lowering springs. Front...

Here's before and after lowering springs. Front sits a little higher due to fiber hood, AC delete, abs delete, no sway bar and V6 engine.
Forum: Wanted To Buy - Automotive 05-10-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By 3.4 grape of wrath
Here's a pic of the front springs and shocks.

Here's a pic of the front springs and shocks.
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