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Old 02-13-2010, 04:30 PM   #57
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I should have some time to work on the car this week (I hope!). My painted Heritage grille from Gary's Customs should be here this week, as well as the remaining Pedders parts from Rob at Wretched Motorsports. I bought the differential bushing removal tool from Cincy Speed, that should be here this week too. Now I can install the Pfadt diff bushings and the job should be a lot easier! I'll post up this week as work progresses...
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Old 02-13-2010, 05:25 PM   #58
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Old 02-14-2010, 01:22 AM   #59
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Lingenfelter pedals installed. Now I need to practice my heel/toe braking...
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Looking good man!
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Old 02-23-2010, 04:50 PM   #60
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Currently working on Pedders radius rod bushings...
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Old 02-23-2010, 04:55 PM   #61
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After removing the radius rods, it's time to get the bushings out. I pressed the center portion of the stock bushing out first. It's fluid filled, so it's pretty messy. Once it pops free of the shell, the fluid leaks out (maybe 2 or 3 ounces worth).
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Old 02-23-2010, 05:00 PM   #62
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After that, I used my sawsall and cut almost all the way through the stock shell in two places. Then, using a hammer and chisel I peeled the slice out of the shell. The remaining part of the shell comes right out.
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Old 02-23-2010, 05:04 PM   #63
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The new Pedders bushing can then be pressed in. To make thing a little easier, I put the bushings in the freezer for about an hour, and heated the radius rod eye with a propane torch for 4 or 5 minutes. After all that, it was still a pretty tight fit!
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Old 03-22-2010, 06:05 PM   #64
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Things are coming along nicely so far this week. I'm feeling the deadline of the Camaro5 fest coming!! Pfadt rear subframe bushings are in the cradle, front brakes are done with Racing Brake rotors and pads. KW Varient 3 coilovers are in too. Heritage grille is in.
More to come with pics this week...
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Old 03-22-2010, 06:42 PM   #65
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Old 03-27-2010, 10:33 AM   #66
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Rear suspension cradle is back in with Pfadt diff bushings installed, BMR toe rods in, powder coated calipers on, and Spohn lower control arms being installed. Brakes are bled, and I should finish up the rear suspension this weekend. With luck, I should be driving it next week!
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Old 03-27-2010, 07:23 PM   #67
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7.6 twin disc fidanza on my 10 ss/rs?

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Now comes the want for more power (it seems to always happen)... This time, I wanted to do something a little different. So, I decided to so single turbo this time. I had already changed the mufflers to SLP's Loudmouth II. Loved the sound, but don't think it made a lot more HP. Maybe 4 or 5, definately not enough to feel the difference. I had a place in FL do the turbo for me. A few issues with the work they did, but nothing I couldn't remedy myself. Car is running fine now. Upgraded the clutch to Fidanza 7.6 with aluminum flywheel. Best HP clutch I have had yet. Very driveable. Added the Hurst aftermarket short throw shifter. I love this shifter! Went with the black engraved ball, and the old school chrome stick.
when i pull out from a dead stop and that the clutch come out i here and feel a noise then it goes away after i start moving is this normal for these clutchs do you know?

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Old 03-28-2010, 10:34 AM   #68
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The 7.6 chatters a bit on engagement. I seem to need to give it a little more gas and slip it a little more starting off than the stocker. So I guess you could say it's a little noisier than the stock clutch was. If I had it to do over, I might try the ZR1 clutch Lingenfelter sells. But, it wasn't out yet when I put the Fidanza in.
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Old 03-28-2010, 03:51 PM   #69
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Rear suspension is done!!!
KW Variant3 shocks, Spohn lower control arms, Pfadt swaybars and subframe bushings, Lingenfelter sway bar links, Pedders alignment bolts and upper control arm bushings, BMR trailing arms and toe rods.
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Old 03-29-2010, 10:10 AM   #70
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