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« Reply #600 on: July 22, 2010, 07:12:43 PM »

Pedro,

I ran the 2 piece initially in the van and got severe vibration from it. Changed to a 1 piece and never looked back from there.

Will be running a 1 piece in the ute as well.

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« Reply #601 on: July 22, 2010, 07:41:43 PM »

Thanks for the tip JB, what tailshaft did you use.
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« Reply #602 on: July 23, 2010, 06:35:36 AM »

After I took that pic of the tailshaft I noticed the drivers side wheel had moved back about 50mm which makes things look worse, you can see it's not straight in the pic.
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« Reply #603 on: July 23, 2010, 09:13:17 AM »

If you get all your angles the same relative to each other, you shouldn't get vibration.

A 1 piece tailshaft means less angles to deal with!

Using shims in the right places will usually correct any vibrations.

project is looking good Pedro.

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« Reply #604 on: July 23, 2010, 11:22:36 AM »

Thanks ED, feels good getting the old girl back on wheels again.

Saddles just arrived thanks Pete, the photo's didn't do them justice, the steel is thicker than it looks in the pics and they look even better in real life Cool Cool
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« Reply #605 on: July 23, 2010, 05:02:25 PM »

6mm mild

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« Reply #606 on: July 25, 2010, 02:15:40 PM »

Here's a pic of the old saddle so you can compare how much stronger Pete's are, diff done Smiley Smiley









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« Reply #607 on: July 26, 2010, 04:55:36 PM »

They even look like they are meant to be there.
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« Reply #608 on: July 31, 2010, 12:14:21 PM »

Brakes done, handbrake done, radiator hoses done, extractors modified, only the tailshaft left to do underneath now, time for some paint.











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« Reply #609 on: July 31, 2010, 01:25:38 PM »

Looks great Pedro.  That rear end does look the part. Like a bought one!

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« Reply #610 on: July 31, 2010, 02:03:37 PM »

Well done Pedro, Going great guns! Great to see it back on all four wheels, the rear looks great.

As you say, time for some paint! Wink

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« Reply #611 on: July 31, 2010, 02:37:41 PM »

Great work Pedro is all the niki work done  Huh...FC427.....
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« Reply #612 on: July 31, 2010, 03:37:23 PM »

Thanks guys it's finally starting to feel like I'm getting somewhere Smiley Smiley, as much as I hate to sound like a dumbass Mark, what's niki Huh, sounds like some trendy type of shoe to me Wink
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« Reply #613 on: July 31, 2010, 03:53:04 PM »

Lookin great Pedro, I'll race you with the Ambo when your done

Cheers, Gary

Niki is what bog or body filler is to us older blokes, I think it was one of the first brand names of the stuff, like Hoover is to vacuum cleaners
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« Reply #614 on: July 31, 2010, 04:19:38 PM »

Lookin great Pedro, I'll race you with the Ambo when your done

Cheers, Gary

Niki is what bog or body filler is to us older blokes, I think it was one of the first brand names of the stuff, like Hoover is to vacuum cleaners
and Victor is to  lawn mowers Grin Grin Grin Bog just sounds so bad  Cold filler sounds good and I know we all prefer to use  Hot Filler [lead] ....FC427......
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« Reply #615 on: July 31, 2010, 11:02:54 PM »

Nice work Pedro,did you do the brake lines/brakes yourself or out sourced?
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« Reply #616 on: August 01, 2010, 07:17:38 AM »

Hey Mark, he's had the "Niki" work done, he's just waiting to get the "Tucki" parts finished  Shocked Grin Grin

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« Reply #617 on: August 01, 2010, 12:18:21 PM »

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You'll have to give me a head start Gary, don't know if I'll be able to keep up with the big block 138 Wink

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The body reshaping material (that sound better) is nearly finished on the shell, just a couple of fiddly bits to go then I'll do the GMH black and block it down before doing the spray putty as you advised Mark, I'm doing the shell first so I can fit the wiring and get the auto sparky out to join the FC harness and the RB30 engine harness together, it'll be easier for him without all the doors and panels on plus less chance of anything getting scratched.

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I bent up all the pipes but I had to get a brake shop to do the reflaring on the ones that needed it as they are double flares and ball flares.
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« Reply #618 on: August 01, 2010, 02:15:54 PM »

ball flares.
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Sounds painful......hope they went gently on you Grin.

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« Reply #619 on: August 01, 2010, 07:47:18 PM »

Good stuff Pedro, looking good. I'm going to have to pull my finger out and get moving on my project now but will have to thaw everything out it's been so cold down here. Might be time to get a heater in the shed! Grin Grin Cheers, Jack.
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