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    01-12-2018, 04:46 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Weather Strip Question in Roadster
    Thank you again forum experts for filling in gaps in the manual.
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    01-11-2018, 03:54 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Weather Strip Question in Roadster
    Thanks a lot. From the manual, The push-on weather strip goes across the top of the trunk walls and rear floor. Where on the “rear floor”...
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    01-10-2018, 11:19 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Weather Strip Question in Roadster
    Ok, just to be sure, you are saying to pull the bulb seal all the way down to the black frame you can see in the photo, correct?
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    01-10-2018, 10:42 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Throttle Cable/Linkage in Roadster
    Just finished installing the mechanical throttle linkage from Forte's. Man what a difference! Looks 100% better. Operates WAY smoother. MUCH more...
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    01-10-2018, 10:21 PM
    BB767 started a thread Weather Strip Question in Roadster
    The manual is not to clear on how far to go with the push on weather strip. Across the cabin back, does it go all the way to the frame, stop at the...
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    01-06-2018, 03:10 PM
    Done
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    01-03-2018, 07:28 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    Yea, Spohn makes some nice ones as well. If I get to paranoid about these angles that is my next step. In the mean time I am just going to go with...
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    01-03-2018, 07:09 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    Well, it looks like this is going to end with a fizzle rather than a bang. Dan says to ignore it, it works for everyone else so it will work for...
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    01-03-2018, 02:28 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    P.S. It would really help if I knew the angle of your rear axle. Everyone keeps saying that they are within a degree or two but no one ever tells me...
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    01-03-2018, 02:20 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    See my above post, that is what I am currently working on. But even when I change something else up front as suggest above and tried by me, it only...
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    01-03-2018, 02:05 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    Hey, thanks for all the encouragement, all of you! I am just stepping back for a few days to let the whole process settle down a bit. I have been...
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    01-03-2018, 10:33 AM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    Thank you Edward. I was really biting my tongue with my reply. You know I was already noticing that throughout this thread (and many others) your...
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    01-03-2018, 10:15 AM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    Good article, confirms what I have believed all along. Unfortunately if the structure does not allow for adequate adjustment to achieve these...
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    01-03-2018, 12:46 AM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    Papa and Vspeeds. Thank you for the posts! Maybe I am not the only one! Maybe you guys can help determine if I have totally screwed up or there...
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    01-02-2018, 04:30 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    http://spicerparts.com/videos/measuring-driveline-operating-angles This video from Spicer answers the question. I admit I have been stating the...
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    01-02-2018, 12:47 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Throttle Cable/Linkage in Roadster
    Hi John, You mention stiffeners and the firewall but in the picture it appears the mounts are going through the 2 X 2 frame member. Is that just...
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    01-02-2018, 12:30 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    Yea, I can never keep straight what each post is trying to say. From what I understand the correct way to state the pinion angle is looking towards...
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    01-02-2018, 10:54 AM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    karlos - I hesitate to answer due to the risk of offending someone, ALL input I am receiving here is appreciated whether I agree with it or not. ...
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    01-02-2018, 01:29 AM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    Thanks Steve, if you do, let me know shipping and what they are worth to you and I'll send it along.
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    01-01-2018, 09:27 PM
    Hey Dave, sorry to hear you are having teething problems also, you've probably seen my posts, I guess misery really does love company. I figure...
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    01-01-2018, 09:15 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    Thanks again all. Lots to think about. Now that I have a pretty good idea of what my options are I am going to hold up here a while until I hear back...
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    01-01-2018, 08:55 PM
    Hi Tim, thanks for the kudos, glad I could contribute. My water temp did much the same as yours. May be a dumb question, but have you rechecked the...
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    12-31-2017, 09:05 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    Using the calculator you originally posted 4.5, 3, 3.5 equals a perfect setup. Working angles of 1.5 and .5. Even if the drive shaft raised a degree...
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    12-31-2017, 08:37 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    karlos - What do you propose? Not trying to be smart, I really hope you can find a problem, but....... The block is what it is, nothing to change....
    142 replies | 3204 view(s)
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    12-31-2017, 07:58 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    Edward - The ride height and measurement were originally set weeks ago with the car on the ground, measurement from the frame to the ground on a...
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    12-31-2017, 04:39 PM
    I meant could you just grind some indentations to clear your mounts? Was not sure if the clearance problem is in a critical area of the exhaust pipe...
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    12-31-2017, 04:33 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    That appears to be what this is boiling down to. Adjustable lower control arms and doing something with the shock clearance. Steve (GoDadGo) had the...
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    12-31-2017, 04:16 PM
    My headers were not allowing the spark plug wires to seat correctly. I took a dremel and ground indentations in the edges of the header flange. Could...
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    12-31-2017, 04:10 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    NAZ - Right side is 8 and 9/16, left side is 8 and 11/16. Measurements are from the REAR of the axle tube to the end of the 4 inch tube. (Easier to...
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    12-31-2017, 03:34 PM
    BB767 replied to a thread Pinion Angle in Roadster
    LOL, good, we are on even terms. You have confirmed my suspicion. I have the Moser rear end which is welded. That plate on mine cannot be...
    142 replies | 3204 view(s)
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Blue Print 427W, FAST EFI, 3 link.
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