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I will be placing a small order soon and just want to know if I am missing anything important. I know I am missing shocks, wheels tires, shifter and some other stuff but those will come later. Right now I am mainly working on the chassis since its off the pan. i did not put any brake stuff because I am not sure if I will be keep the stock drums or going to disc.

The list so far:
Urethane Shift Coupler
Transaxle Solid Mount Kit
Shift Rod Bushing
Shid Rod Bushing Clip
Triple Shock mount
Trailing Arm Box Kit
Urethane Trailing Arm Bushings
Front End Adjusters
IRS Adjustable Spring Plate
29m Torsion Bars, 26 9/16
Chrome IRS Torsion Caps
Accel Pedal
Accel Pedal Pad
Pedal Assembly
Accel Pedal Repair Kit
Belly Pan Gasket


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who you going to place the order with? members get good deals at chirco's


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who you going to place the order with? members get good deals at chirco's

Already planning on that!! Soon to be a full member here!!

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Spring plate bushings, inner and outer.
Clutch and accelerator cables (since you will have the pedals out)
I would not do the adjustable spring plates personally. (not worth the $ IMO)

Other things if doing a large order:
New ball joints (German)
Brake rebuilds frt and rear, hardware etc.
Frt and rear wheel bearings and seals.
Tie rods
Steering coupler........


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Spring plate bushings, inner and outer.
Clutch and accelerator cables (since you will have the pedals out)
I would not do the adjustable spring plates personally. (not worth the $ IMO)

Other things if doing a large order:
New ball joints (German)
Brake rebuilds frt and rear, hardware etc.
Frt and rear wheel bearings and seals.
Tie rods
Steering coupler........

Why do you think the adjustable spring plate is not worth it?

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Could throw in a turnkey 2180 for me?


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Sure, how about 2? 1 in the car and another just as a spare?

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Why do you think the adjustable spring plate is not worth it?

If you drive over rough surfaces (the main reason to build it) the adjuster gets beat up and then won't move. A friend tried them on a buggy that he raced with not so good results. I personally would rather set the torsions (a couple of times after they take their "set"), use the stock plates and use the money on other items. BUT the plates at Chirco's are cheap, so you can try them.


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Post Post subject: Re: Am I missing anything from this order? - updated
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The new list:

Urethane Shift Coupler
Transaxle Solid Mount Kit
Shift Rod Bushing
Shid Rod Bushing Clip
Triple Shock mount
Trailing Arm Box Kit
Urethane Trailing Arm Bushings
Front End Adjusters
Accel Pedal
Accel Pedal Pad
Pedal Assembly
Accel Pedal Repair Kit
Belly Pan Gasket
Clutch Cable
Throttle Cable
Complete Brake Line Kit
Front Wheel Bearings
Rear Wheel Bearings
Urethane Steering Coupler
Speedometer Cable
Front Arm Bushing kit
Urethane Trailing Arm Bushing Kit

this is it for now. What should I add??

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Post Post subject: Re: Am I missing anything from this order? - updated
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You have trailing arm bushings twice, but no spring plate bushings.
By brake rebuild, I meant wheel cyl's, shoes, hardware, hoses. pos m/c sorry I wasn't clear.
Seals for wheel bearings,

What are you going to use for upper shock mts in the rear? Once you box in the arms and add the shock mounts, the oem upper mount is useless. There is a thread where Daryll showed a higher upper mount without doing a cage. (it is the project Ernest car)

One other thing you may consider to save some $$ is make your own lower shock mount w/tabs instead of the triple shock mount. (unless you want to run multiple cheaper shocks instead of 1 good one)


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You have trailing arm bushings twice, but no spring plate bushings.
By brake rebuild, I meant wheel cyl's, shoes, hardware, hoses. pos m/c sorry I wasn't clear.
Seals for wheel bearings,

What are you going to use for upper shock mts in the rear? Once you box in the arms and add the shock mounts, the oem upper mount is useless. There is a thread where Daryll showed a higher upper mount without doing a cage. (it is the project Ernest car)

One other thing you may consider to save some $$ is make your own lower shock mount w/tabs instead of the triple shock mount. (unless you want to run multiple cheaper shocks instead of 1 good one)

The outer (spring plate) bushing I can access that easy with the body on. I already have a new brake master cylinder I just picked up. Basically what I am trying to get is anything that might be a pain to get to with the body on. Like most of the front end stuff. Brakes I can just raise the car up and get those done.

I thought I had seen somewhere the triple shock mount welded under the arm. But for me it doesn't matter. I will be putting a cage in so I can mount the shock to it. Do you have the link for that thread on the upper mount??

Thanks for all the help!!

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Do you have the link for that thread on the upper mount??

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