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Old 03-06-2014, 06:30 PM   #301
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My 93 f250 was bolts. It was a sliding bench seat too. Fun times for sure.
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Old 03-10-2014, 08:43 AM   #302
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So I got the seats in over the weekend. Fortunately I had some help as the slider on the LH side of the drivers seat was stuck for some reason. Even though I had the locking lever out the slider wouldn't slide. My friend had to get in the back and push with his feet while I pulled while sitting in the seat.
The good; the seats are really comfortable and I think they look good in the car.
The Bad; the seat pan is really tall compared to the factory seat and with the brackets and sliders my head almost touches the headliner and getting in and out I hit my head on the roof. I am of average height and I was no where near the roof before. I may wind up taking the slider out on the drivers side and mounting the seat directly to the bracket, or at the very least I am going to try to cut the bracket down to make the rear of the seat lower. But it is going to stay this way for a little while since i just want to drive already.
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Old 03-10-2014, 08:55 AM   #303
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Old 03-10-2014, 09:00 AM   #304
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LOL, thanks but I have other stuff I need to buy this year, so unless it is free.....
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Old 03-10-2014, 09:17 AM   #305
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Old 03-15-2014, 07:56 PM   #306
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Only a year later...
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Old 03-15-2014, 08:57 PM   #307
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did you put the front end together before your new rad support came in?
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The looser the waistband, the deeper the quicksand. Or so I have read.

Feather-light suspension, Konis just couldn't hold. I'm so glad I took a look inside your showroom doors.

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Old 03-15-2014, 09:05 PM   #308
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No, rad support comes Monday
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Old 03-17-2014, 07:30 PM   #309
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All I can say is this thing is awesome. Extremely well made and highly recommend.



Unfortunately it looks like they designed it so you have to trim the inner fender in the battery tray area, which I didn't know. Which means I have to trim my carbon fibear inner fender

I am going to call tomorrow to confirm that is correct before I start cutting.

There was one small spot where a weld interfered with the bracket for the support to frame bushing. I just took the file and knocked the spot down

They made an interesting choice regarding the mounts for the AC condenser though, the mounts are welded to the radiator, not the support like I would have thought. On the plus side, between this and the carbon fiber, the rear of the car looks like complete utter crap. I am going to have to make a hood latch brace out of aluminum to replace the steel one now, since that looks like crap, and I don't need the tabs on that like a factory setup needs the brace for support on the grille or surround. I also screwed up the bung for the overflow hose nipple and the threads on the nipple

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Old 03-17-2014, 08:20 PM   #310
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Man, look at all that room for activities. Rad support looks great but I would shed a tear having to cut the new carbon fiber things.
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Old 03-17-2014, 08:29 PM   #311
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Man, look at all that room for activities. Rad support looks great but I would shed a tear having to cut the new carbon fiber things.


yeah It won't be an easy thing to do. I will basically have to cut the flange that would mount to the old support and into the battery tray slightly. If I wind up having to do it It'll probably take 1,000,000 tries to get it right
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Old 03-17-2014, 09:13 PM   #312
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Something must have happened with your keyboard and this didn't come out very well so I decided to help you out.

I also screwed up the bung for the overflow hose nipple and the threads on the nipple
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Old 03-17-2014, 10:34 PM   #313
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That is one sexy looking front end!
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Old 03-29-2014, 07:24 PM   #314
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Turns out I was wrong about cutting the inner fenders. I didn't realize I was putting them in the wrong area on the back of the rad support. After I attached the other parts that came with it I realized that they provisioned attaching the battery tray to the back of the support as the OEM did. I had to clip the corner off one of the spots where it interfered with placement, but it was very minor. Unfortunately they put the hole in the wrong spot for the inner hole for the battery tray, so I'll have to drill new ones. I even checked against my stock inner fenders and it was off against them too.
Also had to use the die grinder on a few of the holes for the RH inner fender-to-outer to get all the bolts in the holes but that was all pretty minor too. I'll have to take the Rad support off a few more times but I should have made some decent progress by the end of the day tomorrow
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Old 04-02-2014, 02:03 PM   #315
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Backspacing issues aside, I am getting a set of Year One Z28's in 17x8 and 17x9 for the car. I don't expect to use them forever, but it is a relatively inexpensive wheel that looks good on the car. Year One has free shipping right now and Keith is giving me an even better deal, so I figure I won't be out too much to get something on the car this year. These should hold me over a season or two.

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Old 04-02-2014, 02:13 PM   #316
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will that let you put the good brakes on?
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The looser the waistband, the deeper the quicksand. Or so I have read.

Feather-light suspension, Konis just couldn't hold. I'm so glad I took a look inside your showroom doors.

Hey everybody, it's good to have you on the Baba-too-da-ba-too-ba-ba-buh-doo-ga-ga-bop-a-dop
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Old 04-02-2014, 02:22 PM   #317
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Yes, and mostly the reason I am getting them
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Old 04-02-2014, 03:31 PM   #318
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The looser the waistband, the deeper the quicksand. Or so I have read.

Feather-light suspension, Konis just couldn't hold. I'm so glad I took a look inside your showroom doors.

Hey everybody, it's good to have you on the Baba-too-da-ba-too-ba-ba-buh-doo-ga-ga-bop-a-dop
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Old 04-07-2014, 08:27 PM   #319
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UPS JUST delivered, so I had to put one on right away.



Now I have to find money for tires


Now it's time for bed
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Old 04-07-2014, 09:01 PM   #320
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Find some at the swap meet
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It started before I drove your car. I just have to look at it the wrong way and your car poops parts.
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Old 04-08-2014, 06:39 AM   #321
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Old 04-08-2014, 06:51 AM   #322
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Sure sell some crap then buy tires
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Old 04-08-2014, 08:07 AM   #323
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That's a good point. There is an LS1 sitting in my garage that I'll never use
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It will be used before the fire pit sitting next to it
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Old 04-08-2014, 08:30 AM   #325
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