Hillbilly's Rented Mule

Discussion in 'Project Progress' started by hillbilly75, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. 5spd540

    5spd540 Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    Nice work
     
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    Got the steering shaft and motor mounts redone, along with installing my brake lines.
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    Got the core support sanded and painted and installed. Put in the aluminum radiator and started to experiment with putting in a power steering cooler figuring it is easier to play around and route it before any panels go on.
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    The fit of the radiator is spot on, the one that was in the car did not leak but I thought it wasn't a bad idea to replace it now.
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    Thanks guys, it sucks being stuck in this hotel and not being able to work on it at all right now. But finally going through the pictures I do have is giving me even more drive to get this thing done once we are moved in. Funny thing is I did not know just how many parts I had collected over the last couple of years for this build until I had to box everything up to put it in storage. Its amazing just how many parts you can cram into a 2 car garage with a loft, and a basement, and an attic, and the car! :confused:
     
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    Hillbilly

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    Your build is looking good. Here is ours after all work.








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    Gary for some reason only on of your pics is coming up.
     
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    I decided to get started on the C5 Brake conversion

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    And after the spindle was modified, and the bracket all bolted up, along with the hub installed. I changed out the wheel studs for longer ones but I can not find the pic with them in.
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    I couldn't resist bolting up the caliper and rotor to see how it looked all together. Unfortunately I have to take them both off after so I could put rims back on the subframe to roll it around.
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    I put the braces on when I installed the subframe, this picture is shortly before it was put into storage. Hopefully this coming week it will be taken out of storage and to its new home.
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    Great work!
     
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    Thanks ZS10! I have been really busy getting everything moved into our new home. The last thing to get moved will be the car now all I have to do is organize everything. It looks like a moving truck exploded in our house and garage right now. I'm trying to get an idea of how I want to setup the garage because it is pretty much a blank slate.
     
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    Looks Great!
     

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