Chicago Area 240sx

Since 2006.
 
HomePortalSearchRegisterFAQLog in

Share
 

 Living that 86 life...

Go down 
Go to page : Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5  Next
AuthorMessage
DJ Longdick
DS! DS! DS!
DS! DS! DS!
DJ Longdick

Number of posts : 4358
Age : 30
Location : BLONDE ASS NUTS
Vehicle : D*Squad 86
Reputation : 49

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMarch 14th 2015, 9:56 pm

Last bits for my tie rods came in. Using TE72 outers and adjustment sleeves with standard 86 rack ends. makes the tie rod into a 3 piece turnbuckle style, so it adjusts similar to aftermarket ones. kinda cool. Needed them because the stock jams were not long enough for the extended LCA and new knuckles.

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 21564A1A-7034-4A90-A8F1-B7750A07CD34_zpse2jcoial

installed and aligned it the best I could, i think the rack is at proper center, but not sure, going to have to confirm once I get an alignment. Yes, I put anti seize on everything because fuck stuck bolts/threads.

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 6D4E9243-34B4-4FE2-8C4D-2635DAC7B335_zpszvu8dphk

Test fitted the traction brackets. dead nuts fitment on the first try. Not bad having programmed the dimensions based on measurements I took with a shitty tape measure.

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 39573DEF-C53F-408D-B9BF-4D69E12A88EC_zpsmidpxfxp
Living that 86 life... - Page 4 830E51B5-31CB-48C3-A542-D9679EF4D1EF_zpsjnggiauu

AVO rear coilovers came in from Ireland finally, these things are pretty nice. Cant wait to see how they feel.

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 C204BC27-29A0-4BA1-A1E8-D107A18277E1_zpsweelc1pf
Living that 86 life... - Page 4 9E5C30F9-FBC3-46E7-B91F-6C83417C5C64_zpswrwiqy7g

just begging to bolt the axle in!

more updates soon.

Back to top Go down
View user profile
RAD MIKE Circa 3006
Starry Night, Celestial Skies.
Starry Night, Celestial Skies.
RAD MIKE Circa 3006

Number of posts : 3541
Age : 28
Reputation : 38

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMarch 14th 2015, 10:06 pm

Looks great! Are you going to paint the underside or wheel wells of this thing ever? With all the work you have into it now, that will be and amazing touch. That's something I really want to do one day.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
DJ Longdick
DS! DS! DS!
DS! DS! DS!
DJ Longdick

Number of posts : 4358
Age : 30
Location : BLONDE ASS NUTS
Vehicle : D*Squad 86
Reputation : 49

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMarch 14th 2015, 10:25 pm

I want to, probably undercoating rather than paint, or maybe something like por15. Something that you can use on dirty metal and it will still stick, I cant imagine trying to prep the bottom of a car, especially without it being on a rotisserie or something.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
DJ Longdick
DS! DS! DS!
DS! DS! DS!
DJ Longdick

Number of posts : 4358
Age : 30
Location : BLONDE ASS NUTS
Vehicle : D*Squad 86
Reputation : 49

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMarch 19th 2015, 12:28 pm


finally pulled the supra rear end out of the basement for initial test fit. I put the axle housing in by itself and everything is lining up pretty nicely, just need to lengthen the panhard bar a bit and do some quick welding and it should all bolt in properly. also test fitted the wheels! Mmmmm.

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 A47601FA-87D9-422D-A3C2-115F30207AB6_zps5th0wisg
Living that 86 life... - Page 4 CBDA3BFC-A339-49B1-882C-D277115BDAF8_zpsj40u2ysx
Living that 86 life... - Page 4 340E71DF-D41C-40CA-A66F-6178043BEECB_zpso6inlzja

Then I went out and put the 3rd member in to see if my driveshaft would be OK. it seems good, I dont think it needs shortening. doesnt bind anywhere in the suspension travel, but my wheel looks to be a little far back in the wheel well. Right now pinion angle hasnt really been adjusted or anything, so I should probably wait until we get the traction brackets welded on and line everything up properly. Just trying to get an idea of whether I need to bring my driveshaft in and have it shortened or not.

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 C20A64A7-2556-49AC-BDB7-686BAB8A2FE1_zpsfmsenvzr
Living that 86 life... - Page 4 0E374805-1BA5-43A7-91BE-F4B0DB38F7B5_zpsdmmpr0rz
Living that 86 life... - Page 4 D09C384F-6CC4-4ED0-A79E-F06D9B118615_zpsbfwb0ccg
Living that 86 life... - Page 4 2DCC5F75-511E-4123-A14F-644EDFEFEC4B_zpsj6rdjocd

Back to top Go down
View user profile
evanger
Post Enthusiast
Post Enthusiast
evanger

Number of posts : 1295
Age : 26
Location : Not Chicago
Vehicle : AA63, 86
Reputation : 16

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMarch 19th 2015, 6:17 pm

Amazing.

Are supra rear-ends like bulletproof or something?
Back to top Go down
View user profile
DJ Longdick
DS! DS! DS!
DS! DS! DS!
DJ Longdick

Number of posts : 4358
Age : 30
Location : BLONDE ASS NUTS
Vehicle : D*Squad 86
Reputation : 49

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMarch 19th 2015, 9:53 pm

its a 7.5" F-code rear end as apposed to the 86 6.7" T-code. Has 28mm axles instead of 25.

So considerably stronger, i've heard of people running like 400hp through them without issues.

For reference, S-chassis uses an 8" rear end and people essentially never break those, even with a shit load of power, and this is not much smaller.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
evanger
Post Enthusiast
Post Enthusiast
evanger

Number of posts : 1295
Age : 26
Location : Not Chicago
Vehicle : AA63, 86
Reputation : 16

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMarch 20th 2015, 5:39 pm

I see. One less thing to worry about.

Can't wait to see it again!
Back to top Go down
View user profile
DJ Longdick
DS! DS! DS!
DS! DS! DS!
DJ Longdick

Number of posts : 4358
Age : 30
Location : BLONDE ASS NUTS
Vehicle : D*Squad 86
Reputation : 49

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMarch 26th 2015, 6:23 pm

So I painted the diff and put it back in. Looks pretty nice I think.

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 A39E1381-9BB6-4E76-A567-D6076E053F7A_zpsiyxkmyob
Living that 86 life... - Page 4 8F6A6152-90A4-4F1F-8502-512276119C93_zpsqyxcnhdp
Living that 86 life... - Page 4 6EA73AD2-3222-4EDC-BDC2-189456167A02_zpsrjuzshdm

so that's that I guess. it's in the car now.

Satty took my panhard bar with him last time he was here so that he could extend it, that got done today.

chopped in half with extension piece before machining.
Living that 86 life... - Page 4 85BFC3BB-A275-47EB-BAB0-89CD5525C6CB_zpstuhahi1o

machined down for a perfect press fit into the old bar sections
Living that 86 life... - Page 4 4F605B05-F9F5-4A0F-8629-844F30B467A4_zpsr2kbvq5f

beveled the edges for welding
Living that 86 life... - Page 4 DB02382F-7E0D-44C4-802D-E3B7D1F076B3_zpssutsrnwh

and finally, welded up.
Living that 86 life... - Page 4 9ADD39F6-C6CB-484A-9408-86AD9811D5B5_zpsdppleewo

Still need pads, lines and rotors for the rear end before it can drive, but it should be back on the road in a week or two. Ordering parts is hard when you're living that broke life.


Back to top Go down
View user profile
evanger
Post Enthusiast
Post Enthusiast
evanger

Number of posts : 1295
Age : 26
Location : Not Chicago
Vehicle : AA63, 86
Reputation : 16

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMarch 29th 2015, 6:00 am

Those welds looks really good. I never got the hang of aluminum welding.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
D*S Dave
DS! DS! DS!
DS! DS! DS!
D*S Dave

Number of posts : 3148
Age : 28
Location : LV-426
Vehicle : Nostromo
Reputation : -26

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMarch 29th 2015, 2:58 pm

DJ Longdick wrote:
Ordering parts is hard when you're living that broke life.

Yea, no shit.

Progress is looking great. Hope you get this shit on the ground soon.

_________________
DS! //Freeway Attack Zero Fighters
Back to top Go down
View user profile
DJ Longdick
DS! DS! DS!
DS! DS! DS!
DJ Longdick

Number of posts : 4358
Age : 30
Location : BLONDE ASS NUTS
Vehicle : D*Squad 86
Reputation : 49

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMarch 29th 2015, 8:59 pm

ordered brakes today, car will be back on the streets in approx 1 week. I went out today and put everything back together, front and rear suspension, panhard, etc. Now its just the waiting game until parts come.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
DJ Longdick
DS! DS! DS!
DS! DS! DS!
DJ Longdick

Number of posts : 4358
Age : 30
Location : BLONDE ASS NUTS
Vehicle : D*Squad 86
Reputation : 49

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeApril 19th 2015, 12:00 pm

update on this, put mirrors and front bumper on. alignment this week, and maybe some window tint. Been dailying it and having a blast.

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 40BFA57C-140F-4501-86AA-027964596DC7_zps6iid3rpz
Living that 86 life... - Page 4 A06D0E71-F61A-43CB-9E9E-8E242A8AA7D8_zpsy6k0dbr9
Living that 86 life... - Page 4 D07098EC-88D7-444D-91E9-0609BA9F644B_zps0fzdgvds
Back to top Go down
View user profile
RAD MIKE Circa 3006
Starry Night, Celestial Skies.
Starry Night, Celestial Skies.
RAD MIKE Circa 3006

Number of posts : 3541
Age : 28
Reputation : 38

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeApril 19th 2015, 12:16 pm

Please tint asappp
Back to top Go down
View user profile
DJ Longdick
DS! DS! DS!
DS! DS! DS!
DJ Longdick

Number of posts : 4358
Age : 30
Location : BLONDE ASS NUTS
Vehicle : D*Squad 86
Reputation : 49

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeApril 19th 2015, 12:17 pm

the dude i go to has been on vacation, giving him a call tomorrow to see when I can get it in.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
D*S Dstar
*********
*********
D*S Dstar

Number of posts : 11260
Age : 32
Location : Mission Control, motherfucker.
Vehicle : RED SHARK V1-5, MOBY DICK.
Reputation : 128

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeApril 19th 2015, 4:40 pm

Window stickers destroy me.

_________________
DARK SQUAD NIGHTMARE
Back to top Go down
View user profile http://chicagoarea240sx.editboard.com
DJ Longdick
DS! DS! DS!
DS! DS! DS!
DJ Longdick

Number of posts : 4358
Age : 30
Location : BLONDE ASS NUTS
Vehicle : D*Squad 86
Reputation : 49

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeApril 19th 2015, 5:25 pm

sorry, man.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
DJ Longdick
DS! DS! DS!
DS! DS! DS!
DJ Longdick

Number of posts : 4358
Age : 30
Location : BLONDE ASS NUTS
Vehicle : D*Squad 86
Reputation : 49

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMay 2nd 2015, 1:39 pm

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 11011275_10204635740765895_7141841289135759252_n
Back to top Go down
View user profile
DJ Longdick
DS! DS! DS!
DS! DS! DS!
DJ Longdick

Number of posts : 4358
Age : 30
Location : BLONDE ASS NUTS
Vehicle : D*Squad 86
Reputation : 49

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMay 11th 2015, 10:19 pm

I did some stuff and got some things.

vintage NIB solex locks, picked up at a local car show/swap meet for like 1/4 of normal price.

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 B104B367-5942-4B2A-9FA7-413EBA4082BF_zps2rapdrzp

JDM corner lights

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 D7D82ACC-177E-4E5F-A3D6-2E1F7B010599_zpsud79udas

and decided to finally do a brake upgrade. Snagged these calipers from a local turbo FC nerd for dirt cheap, got them disassembled, cleaned and painted. Going to rebuild them and order the rest of the stuff for the conversion after DD52.

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 2F3193C2-20E6-4E86-8590-2EF901F99198_zpsxrqsd8ki
Living that 86 life... - Page 4 A6305576-B8CE-4E29-8F7E-5E796647708F_zpsydntwf3l
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Gaybaby
Forum Frequenter
Forum Frequenter
Gaybaby

Number of posts : 374
Age : 27
Reputation : 3

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMay 12th 2015, 10:20 am

All that stuff looks sweet.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
mrkan
Established Member
Established Member
mrkan

Number of posts : 709
Age : 30
Location : Jo-li-et
Vehicle : Dirty E30, Decent E39, Gay S13 Coupe
Reputation : -7

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMay 12th 2015, 11:49 am

You did an awesome job on those calipers. They look so damn clean. Are you painting them?
Back to top Go down
View user profile
dorikin717
Established Member
Established Member
dorikin717

Number of posts : 850
Age : 30
Vehicle : C33
Reputation : 7

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMay 12th 2015, 11:55 am

this car keeps getting better and better
Back to top Go down
View user profile
DJ Longdick
DS! DS! DS!
DS! DS! DS!
DJ Longdick

Number of posts : 4358
Age : 30
Location : BLONDE ASS NUTS
Vehicle : D*Squad 86
Reputation : 49

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeMay 12th 2015, 4:59 pm

calipers are painted in that second pic.
Back to top Go down
View user profile
DJ Longdick
DS! DS! DS!
DS! DS! DS!
DJ Longdick

Number of posts : 4358
Age : 30
Location : BLONDE ASS NUTS
Vehicle : D*Squad 86
Reputation : 49

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeJune 6th 2015, 1:05 pm

I havent posted in here in a while.

Hi.

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 1979206_10204800211837569_688640314968070929_o
Back to top Go down
View user profile
DJ Longdick
DS! DS! DS!
DS! DS! DS!
DJ Longdick

Number of posts : 4358
Age : 30
Location : BLONDE ASS NUTS
Vehicle : D*Squad 86
Reputation : 49

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeJune 7th 2015, 9:57 pm

did this over the weekend..

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 11218874_10204840327400433_2416640592770282833_n
Back to top Go down
View user profile
evanger
Post Enthusiast
Post Enthusiast
evanger

Number of posts : 1295
Age : 26
Location : Not Chicago
Vehicle : AA63, 86
Reputation : 16

Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitimeJune 8th 2015, 1:41 pm

Those calipers look huge on there!
Back to top Go down
View user profile
Sponsored content




Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Empty
PostSubject: Re: Living that 86 life...   Living that 86 life... - Page 4 Icon_minitime

Back to top Go down
 
Living that 86 life...
Back to top 
Page 4 of 5Go to page : Previous  1, 2, 3, 4, 5  Next
 Similar topics
-
» making a living
» Turnigy Accucel 6 lipo charger LiPo/LiFe and NiMH Nicad
» charging metal detector battery when living in the bush?
» 2H living quarters trailer-SOLD!
» Pike - Living World Radio 4

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Chicago Area 240sx :: S Chassis Specific :: The Hangar-
Jump to: