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  1. I kept busy in the garage most of the weekend. I...

    I kept busy in the garage most of the weekend. I made some more progress on the 88. I should probably make a build thread. Once the floors are done, I'm going to pull the engine to clean up the...
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    I once bought a beater Explorer at night. I...

    I once bought a beater Explorer at night. I didn't really care what it looked like. I went there with a good flashlight, looked over the critical areas, and took it for a solid test drive. It was...
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    Stock suspension parts will give the quietest and...

    Stock suspension parts will give the quietest and most comfortable ride. I would try finding stock sway bars and sell the eibach sway bars you have. That should make the ride feel a little less...
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    I would choose a coyote over the 4.6 3V. The 3V...

    I would choose a coyote over the 4.6 3V. The 3V is a good engine, but has its issues too. The 3V is notorious for having sparkplugs break off in the heads when you try to replace them for the first...
  5. It's really not that long of a story. A friend in...

    It's really not that long of a story. A friend in college bought the car, but lived in an apartment and didn't have space to work on it. It spent more time in my driveway broken. Finally after the...
  6. It's a long story how I ended up with this car...

    It's a long story how I ended up with this car :lol:

    Besides the floor pans, the car seems pretty solid. I still have to get the engine out to take a closer look at the shock towers. From what I...
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    I like the button setup!

    I like the button setup!
  8. I don't have them in my car, but helped a bro...

    I don't have them in my car, but helped a bro install Diode Dynamic fog lights. They are really nice quality and light output was pretty bright.

    I would use projector housings for the headlights...
  9. Well JB extended the stay at home orders to April...

    Well JB extended the stay at home orders to April 30th.

    Guess I have no excuse not to make progress on my 88. I have the driver's side floor mostly out now.

    https://i.imgur.com/w4mOQn1.jpg
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    Mmm trans am style. Do it!

    Mmm trans am style. Do it!
  11. I got an email from HR placing me on mandatory...

    I got an email from HR placing me on mandatory work from home about almost 2 weeks ago now. We had an employee with symptoms of COVID-19, so anyone that may have crossed paths with that person got...
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    The freeze plug bosses were hitting the mounts on...

    The freeze plug bosses were hitting the mounts on the cradle and wouldn't allow the motor mount bolt holes to line up. I had to cut up the mounts and weld tabs on them to get clearance.

    The...
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    Looks good. I was looking at getting a new shift...

    Looks good. I was looking at getting a new shift knob for my car. How much of a pain is it to remove the original?
  14. What's Everyone Doing to Stay Sane During Quarantine?

    Tomorrow will be day 9 of working from home for me. I haven't left my house much in the last week.

    To keep myself busy I've been continuing rust repair on my '88 Mustang. Other than that I've...
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    Continuing rust repair on my clapped out '88 to...

    Continuing rust repair on my clapped out '88 to maintain my sanity while I'm stuck at home.


    https://youtu.be/afh4U3hAp-Q
  16. Thread: handgun

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    I always shop at Gat guns in Dundee or Shoot...

    I always shop at Gat guns in Dundee or Shoot Point Blank. All of the big stores are going to be cleaned out or overpriced right now. If you don't have a FOID card yet, you're SOL. Illinois is way...
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    Finally getting ready to have the new 427...

    Finally getting ready to have the new 427 assembled. Over the weekend, I finished modifying a cradle stand to bolt the Man O War block to. The castings in this block are really thick compared to a...
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    Did more work on the 88 GT this past weekend. Got...

    Did more work on the 88 GT this past weekend. Got the passenger side floor mostly finished. I have a couple small gaps I have to make filler pieces for and I have to finish welding along the inner...
  19. I was just reading about this in one of the...

    I was just reading about this in one of the Facebook groups. I've never really heard of the shop until now, but then again I've never really been into mod motors. Good heads up for anyone shopping...
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    I was just thinking about CMC apparel for this...

    I was just thinking about CMC apparel for this season. Any t-shirt ideas or ideas for something new? Post them up! I'll be looking into new t-shirts shortly.
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    Modified an engine cradle to fit my man o war...

    Modified an engine cradle to fit my man o war block so I can easily get it to the machine shop. Probably going to make arrangements within the next week to get the engine machined and assembled...
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    Factory setup on my boss 302 is staggered....

    Factory setup on my boss 302 is staggered. 285/35/19 rear and 255/40/19 front. Wheels are 189 and 18x9.5.
  23. Thread: Fresh Member

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    Welcome to the club! :ohai:

    Welcome to the club! :ohai:
  24. Thread: Nitrous kit FS

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    Everyone is afraid of nitrous :( Someone buy...

    Everyone is afraid of nitrous :(

    Someone buy this so I'm not the only nitrous guy around here!

    I promise whoever installs this kit will be grinning from ear to ear the first time that solenoid...
  25. Thread: 7,000+ RPM

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    I have a stock boss 302. I have to short shift...

    I have a stock boss 302. I have to short shift just under 7,000 RPM. Otherwise the clutch pedal won't return. An aftermarket clutch is a good upgrade if you plan to wind out the RPM. I've read that...
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