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Red Headed Step child

PostPosted: Sun Nov 15, 2009 11:16 am
by hotrodokie02
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The Motor is in!...A few more odds and ends and this baby will be ready for a test ride...

Re: Red Headed Step child

PostPosted: Sun Nov 15, 2009 12:01 pm
by vdubjim
Dont forget to check out that clicking we heard.

It sounded like the ebrake spring was rubbing the drum to me.

Re: Red Headed Step child

PostPosted: Sun Nov 15, 2009 2:48 pm
by 69ghia
Looking good man. Can't wait to see it next to the rest of our club cars at the Shilo bar.... :lol: :lol: :lol:

That baby should sound good with them open headers. Everyone will know who you are then. Look out Tecumseh your being invaded by a red baja... 8-) 8-) 8-)

Ps: Say HI to the misses for me. Tell her that i'm still trying to figure out how we know each other. lol... :roll: :? :roll:

Re: Red Headed Step child

PostPosted: Sun Nov 15, 2009 7:05 pm
by hotrodokie02
For sure Jim! (Note: the missing tires!) Waiting on my "Torque Dude", Yes I'm a sucker for tools also. only 2K left on the snap-on bill. This exhaust is temporary as is the hideous red paint! In the near future it will be all black w/ minimal chrome and polished aluminum and a ceramic coated Tri-mill. I will post pics as I go. And yes it will most definately be seen outside of a local establishment serving up cold beverages and easy women! Hey Jim, how about one of those bitchin' club stickers for the back glass?

Update: Just located a 7 piece glass kit w/ lights front and rear, front and rear bumpers, side bars and bolt in cage all for 2OO washingtons Providing the seller will ship!

Re: Red Headed Step child

PostPosted: Sun Nov 15, 2009 7:21 pm
by vdubjim
shipping will be a fuk-ton

Re: Red Headed Step child

PostPosted: Mon Nov 30, 2009 6:24 pm
by hotrodokie02
The Step Child Runs! New fuel pump and some TLC and it lives! Runs pretty smooth too. I'll need to set the timing and tidy up a few wires. Now that it goes I need to make it stop. Looked into the "clicking" noise. Turns out that (New) brake spring pin is slightly longer than the old one! Hmmm. After some research I came up with two possible scenarios. I got a couple spare parts bugs out across town so I'll try to get that done by the weekend and be mobile!

Re: Red Headed Step child

PostPosted: Mon Nov 30, 2009 6:53 pm
by vdubjim
ahh makes sense. I used what was already on there. the used jetta ones i bet.

Re: Red Headed Step child

PostPosted: Fri Dec 04, 2009 7:04 pm
by hotrodokie02
New Pics!!!
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Dash Install...Kinda Ghetto But it works!
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New Shoes!
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Wired up and running smooth, Ceramic coated Tri-Mill on order......

Re: Red Headed Step child

PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 10:46 am
by vdubjim
ummm wow nice

Re: Red Headed Step child

PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 12:54 pm
by hotrodokie02
It's coming together slowly. I got the brakes straightened out today. There is still a lot to do. Just getting it mobile is a big accomplishment. I am doing all of this outside so the weather lately is putting a serious damper in my progress.

Re: Red Headed Step child

PostPosted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 12:56 pm
by vdubjim
ya its cols as shit!

man those tires look kick ass!

Re: Red Headed Step child

PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 7:40 am
by hotrodokie02
Have posted in a while but here's a little update. Wiring is done. Completely rewired and converted to ATC fuses. New Master Cylinder. New Fuel pump. Gutted the ghetto wooden box in the back seat. Stripped the padding, left the headliner. Painting the interior black. Will install metal framing for the box. Ice and Snow coming. I'm ready to get this baby out of the shop and thrash the farm!

Pics coming soon!!!

Re: Red Headed Step child

PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 10:18 am
by vdubjim
gotta put better pics on craigslist lol.

Re: Red Headed Step child

PostPosted: Wed Jan 27, 2010 5:56 pm
by hotrodokie02
Okie Mentality.....

Re: Red Headed Step child

PostPosted: Tue Jul 20, 2010 11:58 pm
by Joe-405
What is supposed to be ghetto about the dash ???? It is very clean looking.

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