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Forum: projects & restorations 10-19-2020, 12:26 PM
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Posted By hackster
All of the above. Been commuting on a 1x11 and...

All of the above. Been commuting on a 1x11 and single speed cross bike. Lots of miles of double track and some single track on the mountain bike. Currently riding a hardtail 29er.

Hit me up if...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2020, 12:40 PM
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Posted By hackster
Cool build!! I would love to do an ecoboost in...

Cool build!! I would love to do an ecoboost in something someday. You worried at all about that trans crossmember? Looks pretty light duty with no real bracing for its intended job.
Forum: projects & restorations 10-16-2020, 12:21 PM
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Posted By hackster
I am going to sound super old here......Its the...

I am going to sound super old here......Its the last car I would pick to go on a long roadtrip with that I own. =)



That's exactly what I am doing, just struggling with keeping a car that just...
Forum: projects & restorations 10-13-2020, 10:35 AM
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Posted By hackster
Well its been damn near a year since this thing...

Well its been damn near a year since this thing has been really driven. I may have put 150 miles on it since all the upgrades last year. Between fighting belt and cooling issues that I believe are...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2020, 05:34 PM
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Posted By hackster
I havent but wondering if I should give it a...

I havent but wondering if I should give it a shot, at this point its just a drain and refill that route. Not having much motivation though as well =)

That means tearing everything back apart...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-22-2020, 02:35 PM
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Posted By hackster
well....I took the car out on a 90 degree day and...

well....I took the car out on a 90 degree day and tested out the new fan. I added in 1000 CFM more airflow than I had before so it should have made a significant difference in temps.

First 15 or...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2020, 03:59 PM
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Posted By hackster
Now you see that is the wheeling side of me that...

Now you see that is the wheeling side of me that doesnt think you are too far off. If we were talking about the foxbody I would be in but I just cannot bring myself to cut up this car for some...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-16-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 521,275
Posted By hackster
Funny thing is that is the fan I have on the...

Funny thing is that is the fan I have on the Foxbody. Once I ditched the failing plug on it, it works wonderful.

I agree that the fan is likely my problem here. I found a flex a lite fan and...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-13-2020, 12:19 PM
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Posted By hackster
I am not tuning it.....I have a guy from Michigan...

I am not tuning it.....I have a guy from Michigan that is doing the tuning for me. Its something to do with the stupid Nick Williams Tb that is the cause of the frustrations. I hope that he can get...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-09-2020, 11:12 AM
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Posted By hackster
I agree that they dont need to run at 190. My...

I agree that they dont need to run at 190. My concern is that if I cannot keep the temps in check just cruising around town there is no way I will be able to be able to keep it cool on track for a...
Forum: projects & restorations 07-06-2020, 11:54 AM
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Posted By hackster
Thanks its definately a work in progress =) ...

Thanks its definately a work in progress =)



I am getting there, CAM is a tough crowd with some fast drivers, I think I am starting to get the hang of it a little bit.

The tough part for me...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-04-2020, 10:57 AM
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Posted By hackster
https://www.corral.net/threads/hacksters-89-track-...

https://www.corral.net/threads/hacksters-89-track-day-and-autocross-notch.2503630/

Here ya go!!

Yeah I have seen his car. I dig his podcast and what he does for the automotive industry, he has...
Forum: projects & restorations 06-03-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 521,275
Posted By hackster
Car is on the road, not done but on the road did...

Car is on the road, not done but on the road did the first AX this weekend, its gonna be good, handles very well!! Cannot wait to get some more seat time. Figured you fellas wanted an update. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 04-09-2020, 05:12 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 521,275
Posted By hackster
They did work on my F100 on the original...

They did work on my F100 on the original alignment. Great guys, just really hard for me to get to and from and drop off and leave with them for a day or so. I live down in Tigard and work downtown....
Forum: projects & restorations 03-31-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
I always like to update a thread. I managed to...

I always like to update a thread. I managed to get the last little bits of this thing buttoned up last night. Built a bracket to hold the switch for the clutch pedal and wired that in. Its a...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-30-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 521,275
Posted By hackster
Props to culberro for his wisdom. I kept at it,...

Props to culberro for his wisdom. I kept at it, and kept at it. I tried a number of things, lazer this and that. I first made a shim to go behind the entire right mounts of tensioner bracket in an...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2020, 04:50 PM
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Posted By hackster
Sounds like I found the guy to help me out....:-P...

Sounds like I found the guy to help me out....:-P You make house calls when all this virus **** is cleared up?

I will take some photos of the mounts tonight. What if a pulley needs to go in...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2020, 02:31 PM
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Posted By hackster
I have checked the ps pulley, alternator and...

I have checked the ps pulley, alternator and Blower pulley for runout, all well within acceptable range. I dont really know how I would check the crank pulley.



The lazer I have is an actual...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-25-2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 521,275
Posted By hackster
Thanks man, its much appreciated. I am more...

Thanks man, its much appreciated.

I am more updating this thread so I can vent but if anyone has anything that I have missed please chime in.

So here is where I am at.

I have replaced the...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-16-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 521,275
Posted By hackster
Man the last time it seemed like this was super...

Man the last time it seemed like this was super easy, bolt stuff together, tune it then break stuff.

This time around I am having a hell of a time. Car was running great the last time we tuned...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-10-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 521,275
Posted By hackster
Well trouble shooting through it, found that the...

Well trouble shooting through it, found that the brick was not collapsed.

https://i.imgur.com/3aNbLJKh.jpg

But since I was in there this far I decided to go ahead and reinforce it since Ill be...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-09-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 521,275
Posted By hackster
****ers.....Although I totally agree with all of...

****ers.....Although I totally agree with all of these statements =)

After a long tough week at work we headed to the Southern Oregon coast for the weekend and got there just in time friday night...
Forum: projects & restorations 03-02-2020, 02:21 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 521,275
Posted By hackster
Normally I totally agree......Ill see how this...

Normally I totally agree......Ill see how this all works out and when I have some time powdercoat. The arms I just removed look brand new after 2 years. The powdercoater I used in Eugene was hands...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-28-2020, 03:36 PM
Replies: 850
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Posted By hackster
Absolute overkill on the sway bar tabs, but I...

Absolute overkill on the sway bar tabs, but I wanted to support the extension I added. Pretty sure that this will do.

I am still learning on the TIG stuff and have clearly learned that the better...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-25-2020, 10:48 AM
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Posted By hackster
I think if I totally shop out the top of the...

I think if I totally shop out the top of the strut sheetmetal and get the coil to touch the inner it would gain me another .25 degree but that still only puts me at 2.75.

After much consideration...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2020, 04:51 PM
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Posted By hackster
Why in the **** didnt I think of that? :roll: ...

Why in the **** didnt I think of that? :roll:

Thanks for sending, thats genious.

Sean
Forum: projects & restorations 02-24-2020, 11:40 AM
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Posted By hackster
Hahah. I feel like I am a pretty mellow calm guy...

Hahah. I feel like I am a pretty mellow calm guy but that one really pissed me off. :-P

Managed a little bit of time to work on the car this weekend. All of my friends in the south area already...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2020, 02:39 PM
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Posted By hackster
Totally understand. I have never worked on a jet...

Totally understand. I have never worked on a jet engine or an airplane so I have no idea wht kind of moving parts there is or what tollerances are like.

In this particular situation, I have 2...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-21-2020, 01:22 PM
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Posted By hackster
Well, been pretty tied up with other stuff lately...

Well, been pretty tied up with other stuff lately and to be honest its been a great break from a solid almost 2 years on this thing. Built a pretty snazzy lifted t56 swapped 940, bought a new daily,...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-19-2020, 12:52 PM
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Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
Lifes way to short. Have fun, build cool stuff...

Lifes way to short. Have fun, build cool stuff and go on adventures.

:nod:

Someone will love it, fresh, clean and cool. :cool:
Forum: projects & restorations 02-18-2020, 07:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
FOR SALE!!! See For Sale thread here PM with...

FOR SALE!!! See For Sale thread here PM with questions for this bad ass 940 Turbo.

Sean
Forum: projects & restorations 02-05-2020, 04:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
I think a proper torch with a big rosebud would...

I think a proper torch with a big rosebud would work the best to loosen up the adapter to the hub.



I hope I dont need another set of axles.....I cannot remove them though until I get the...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-04-2020, 02:44 PM
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Posted By hackster
Love the beige!! Beige and Brown for the...

Love the beige!!

Beige and Brown for the win.

Sean
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
How do you propose removing the axles? Spacers...

How do you propose removing the axles? Spacers are stuck on the axle, rotors cannot be removed currently so I cannot access the hole in the axle to remove the bolts for the bearing retainer.
...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-03-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
I had 2 different sets of plans for the weekend...

I had 2 different sets of plans for the weekend that both fell through so I decided to take on the rearend.

I had snagged some parts off a maroon 740 wagon from Sherwood pick n pull a few weeks...
Forum: projects & restorations 02-01-2020, 11:11 AM
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Posted By hackster
Well yesterday was a **** day. Ever have days...

Well yesterday was a **** day. Ever have days where everything goes sideways and you are just pussed off at the world? Yesterday was that day.

Pucked up a new block to filter o ring from IPD. ...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2020, 06:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
I already did the adapter to oil cooler o...

I already did the adapter to oil cooler o ring.....so this will be the second time.

It doesnt look like its been opened up in the last 20 years so this will be the time. It looks like it should...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-31-2020, 05:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
Replaced the Mobile 1 Full synthetic with Amsoil...

Replaced the Mobile 1 Full synthetic with Amsoil Manual Transmission Synchromax last night after work. Huge difference, trans still makes noise but its probably 70% reduced from what it was. I am...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-30-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
Not for now at least. Its pretty damn civilized...

Not for now at least. Its pretty damn civilized as a daily driver, far better than expected to be 100% honest. If anything it needs an LS swap. I believe if I am resourceful I could LS Swap this...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 521,275
Posted By hackster
They can come in any color you want......as long...

They can come in any color you want......as long as you find the seats and take them to an upholstery shop the sky is the limit :-P Thanks, I love the seats they were totally worth the work.


...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-29-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 521,275
Posted By hackster
Had a little motivation from who knows what to...

Had a little motivation from who knows what to work on this thing. But first I had @spooneyluv on IG draw this up for me. Super impressed with his work and this will be getting made into some...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-23-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
I am going to need to find some photo worthy...

I am going to need to find some photo worthy stuff for this thread :-P

Good night last night, Asher and the twins stopped by to shoot the **** and watch me work.

Maintenance!!!

New spark...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-22-2020, 06:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
Thanks. It is a pretty clean car, but its far...

Thanks. It is a pretty clean car, but its far from perfect. The clear on the roof is peeling pretty bad and the hood paint has started to come off in places. I totally dig it for this purpose, Its...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
It has more stuff going on but its not overly...

It has more stuff going on but its not overly complicated at all. I am actually quite impressed with how much better parts are made on it. Door panels that actually stay on the door, interior is...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-21-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
Yeah I was shocked at the condition of the seats...

Yeah I was shocked at the condition of the seats as well. Garage is getting there, you know it wont last too long though I have a pretty short attention span when it comes to cars :roll:

Managed...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-20-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
What a weekend!! I was stopping by Roys...

What a weekend!!

I was stopping by Roys place to grab a few small parts on my way home from Eugene after work on Friday. Thanks again for the good stuff Roy.

We were shooting the **** about...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
No real concerns about the cooling system, there...

No real concerns about the cooling system, there is lots of airflow around the lights, E fan and these have big radiators, should be just fine.

Believe it or not, I plan on logging lots of...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-17-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
Yeah, I dont see a reason not to. My other...

Yeah, I dont see a reason not to. My other options is just an LS Swap. For the first time ever I think the LS Swap would be the cheapest way to go on this. I could keep the 3.73 rearend and T56...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-16-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 24,846
Posted By hackster
Thanks!! Hmmm, glad I am not the only...

Thanks!!



Hmmm, glad I am not the only one that feels the seating position is weird. Cloth seats seem really hard to come by.



Yeah I get that and totally agree with that, I couldnt...
Forum: projects & restorations 01-15-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 521,275
Posted By hackster
Havent touched the car in almost a month and its...

Havent touched the car in almost a month and its been a nice break. When I was down at OPTIMA Invitational LSX Magazine contacted me about shooting some photos of the car for a write up.

I had no...
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