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Installed a progressive Weber, got brake lights working, adjusted the valves and installed new valve cover gaskets. Next will be install the turn signals, license plate light, horn & wipers. Oh yeah, if gotta come up with some door panels. thought about making them out of aluminum, but don't know yet.

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Found out that I have to redo the sand seal!!! Daryll was right, I should have used JB weld, Crap why did I ever doubt the great and powerful Bugzyla!!! Embarassed No! No! No! No!!!!

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jb weld? for what???????????????


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I just got back from California with new seats, door panels, Light bar on top is installed. Lights on the front bumper., new carpet, slotted chrome wheels, new generator. Still its going be awhile, before I can take it out.


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I just got back from California with new seats, door panels, Light bar on top is installed. Lights on the front bumper., new carpet, slotted chrome wheels, new generator. Still its going be awhile, before I can take it out.


WOO WHOO!!! I KNOW WHERE IM GETTIN NEW PARTS TONIGHT Razz Laughing


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Well I thought I'd revive this topic since it's been stagnent for quite some time.
Today I finished tearing the passenger sire rear torsion/spring plate down. As I stated in another post, I got a bit greedy when I indexed some time ago and she now rides like a freakin tank. Discovered the outter urethane grommit was in pieces. WTF???
Still have to tear down the drivers side but that'll wait until I get the new grommits from Chirco and finish the passenger side.

Re-torqued the heads. Found both front push rod tubes were seaping a little oil. Amazing they (heads) both had a few nuts that would start to turn at 10lbs on the torque wrench. Went through them all several times to be sure. Of course I re-adjusted the valves.

One other thing I've noticed is the fan belt alignment is off a bit. So I disassembled the altenator/fan housing to be sure the plate was installed correctly. With that and a little prying before I tightened down the sheet metal screws I was able to get it closer. Still not perfect but I "think" it should be ok.
That's pretty much all until I get my stuff from Chirco. I also have a Kennedy Stage-1 pressure plate and Kush Lock clutch disk coming. Discovered at the beach that the stock set up would not turn my 31" tires in the sand, at all. No! No! No! No!!!!


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Pulled the new wiring harness out and put the wiring into expandable loom. Installed it all back in and started to secure it. Tomorrow I hope to finish securing the wiring in the groove in the heater channel and in the battery area and get the fuse block installed.


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I did nothing with my Baja Sad But we did have a great party for my Little Girls Birthday Smile


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goin to start sandin my car for paint it is goin to be painted neon green with ghost monster graphix painted on the rear quarter panel and room with gloss black, then i got these lights that are goin above the motor wheel wells they blink to beat of music and change color or u can have just one color, the motor has the chrome dress up kit so the lights will look good on the motor lol im and just got a new tube bender my cage inside is goin to be neon green to so the whole car will match...... more to come

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will be working on placement and install of hood locks, then off to inspection

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Got my Chirco shipment Friday. WOO-HOO!
Started to put the passenger side rear suspension together today; quickly realized that I ordered the wrong inner spring plate grommits. 1 7/8" instead of 2"
DAMN! I did measure only the outside of the spring plates.

Placed another order and begged Joe (via e-mail) to rush if possible.

I did install the Kennedy Stage-1 pressure plate and clutch disk. Converted the trans back over to the late style t/o bearing and carrier.


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I DROVE mine for the first time in a month! Woo-hoo! Felt good too.


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new wiper blades!! WOOHOO!!


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ripped the headliner out cause it was failing out.


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also painted the hole underneath and did some spot painting were it has been chipped from romping and what not


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