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by heavywoody
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Members Rides
Topic: Not your average Z26... a resurrection
Replies: 182
Views: 29444

Re: Not your average Z26... a resurrection

Your Engine bay looks WAYYYYY emptier than my turbo! HAHA ...I was thinking just about the same thing... :wink: Very clean install thusfar, somehow your bay makes it look simple. Yep, I like the look of that intercooler... I can't tell where your waste-gate's dump-pipe is (or will be) going though....
by heavywoody
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Members Rides
Topic: Not your average Z26... a resurrection
Replies: 182
Views: 29444

Re: Not your average Z26... a resurrection

Bought this bead roller from Eastwood, works pretty well. Gotta keep a hand on the pipe though to keep it rolling straight so your start bead and end bead line up (oops). https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180611/368b3f2aedb13729a1d91576282719b8.jpg https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180611/59c7ba4b...
by heavywoody
Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Pink Beretta finally done after 13 years
Replies: 14
Views: 1175

Re: Pink Beratta finally done after 13 years

Welcome back! I vaguely remember this car and you... I remember the screen name for sure.
by heavywoody
Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Members Rides
Topic: Not your average Z26... a resurrection
Replies: 182
Views: 29444

Re: Not your average Z26... a resurrection

Been busting ass on house projects in preparation for selling it this week so not as much progress last night as I would have liked. Mounted master cylinder, need to bend and reflare 3 lines Finished the oil supply line and installed https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180604/83fcf555a8e4819286e8d6f1...
by heavywoody
Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Members Rides
Topic: Not your average Z26... a resurrection
Replies: 182
Views: 29444

Re: Not your average Z26... a resurrection

Not a lot of progress last night (this morning really), but stuff that needed to be done. Finished wrapping wiring harnesses with heat shield tape Painted crossover to match rest of exhaust manifolds Installed crossover for probably the last time Rerouted some wiring under the crossover to eliminate...
by heavywoody
Sat Jun 02, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Members Rides
Topic: Not your average Z26... a resurrection
Replies: 182
Views: 29444

Re: Not your average Z26... a resurrection

Tonight’s accomplishments: New radiator and lower hose installed Painted and reinstalled intercooler and brackets Installed adapters for Wilwood calipers to -3AN lines Installed oil supply and oil drain fittings Installed one -10 fitting on drain hose for mock-up tomorrow Installed one -3AN fitting ...
by heavywoody
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Members Rides
Topic: Not your average Z26... a resurrection
Replies: 182
Views: 29444

Re: Not your average Z26... a resurrection

I have a decent idea with the piping - did a rough mockup last weekend. Waiting on couplers to finalize it though. The cold side feed to the intercooler is going to feed through the triangular support bracket behind where the washer fluid tank used to be (I removed it years ago during my first attem...
by heavywoody
Thu May 31, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Members Rides
Topic: Not your average Z26... a resurrection
Replies: 182
Views: 29444

Re: Not your average Z26... a resurrection

Sort of a mental checklist of what's left: Remove and paint intercooler Install intercooler pipes Reinstall headlights/headerpanel Determine BOV location - install Install turbo return drain fitting in oil pan Install adapter fitting for turbo oil supply Make both oil supply and return hoses, instal...
by heavywoody
Thu May 31, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Members Rides
Topic: Not your average Z26... a resurrection
Replies: 182
Views: 29444

Re: Not your average Z26... a resurrection

Got quite a bit done during this past weekend, but still have lots more to go. Finished welding the plates for the rear sway bar to attach to the rear axle, painted it up, and got it installed. Installed the Neon rear disk setup but realized I didn’t have the lever the parking brake cable attaches t...
by heavywoody
Thu May 31, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Members Rides
Topic: Not your average Z26... a resurrection
Replies: 182
Views: 29444

Re: Not your average Z26... a resurrection

Primaries are 1.5"
by heavywoody
Fri May 25, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Diagnostic Help
Topic: Clunking around passenger side when making right turn
Replies: 7
Views: 594

Re: Clunking around passenger side when making right turn

Sounds like the control arm bushings have failed. Check those as they were known to pop out of the control arm.
by heavywoody
Thu May 24, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Members Rides
Topic: Not your average Z26... a resurrection
Replies: 182
Views: 29444

Re: Not your average Z26... a resurrection

Geooooooooooooooff wayyyy too early for car porn :D Please forgive me I have not read this thread in forever, are you going to larger wheels? or you wanted to run more spring rate? Turbo is looking like it belongs there for sure... Nope, not going larger than what I have. I wanted complete adjustab...
by heavywoody
Sun May 20, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: Members Rides
Topic: Not your average Z26... a resurrection
Replies: 182
Views: 29444

Re: Not your average Z26... a resurrection

Lots to update. Reinforced the area under where the rear sway bar mounts will be: https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180520/4a908f8d76e550f196f16dc9c33859b0.jpg Then boxed both areas in completely: https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180520/3621a71c19b5b9c02736c96662ceb768.jpg Then boxed in the rest ...
by heavywoody
Wed May 09, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Performance Mods
Topic: Hmmmmnnnn...
Replies: 41
Views: 6238

Re: Hmmmmnnnn...

There is a guy that is running a turbo LS4 in a W-body Monte Carlo, using a built 4T65E-HD trans. Why isn't that viable?
by heavywoody
Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Z26 lawn ornament
Replies: 7
Views: 660

Re: Z26 lawn ornament

It's Cayenne Red! Worth saving if it's not rusted to crap!

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