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    I don't have any experience with the Gen. II...

    I don't have any experience with the Gen. II frame but I had to swap the thermostat housing for a swivel type and I had to change the exhaust manifolds for my LS3.
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    All of that is covered up now but here are some...

    All of that is covered up now but here are some pictures I found.110792110793110794110795
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    Be sure to set your drive line angle before you...

    Be sure to set your drive line angle before you do any cutting on the exhaust. I used a GM transmission mount from Summit and had to shim it about 1 1/4 inches (aluminum 1/4" shims) to achieve the...
  4. That is the set up I have but I'm still a couple...

    That is the set up I have but I'm still a couple of weeks away from first start.
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    I wound up with a strip of 1/4" hardy board on...

    I wound up with a strip of 1/4" hardy board on the driver's side. I was afraid to leave it unsupported and 1/2" on the passenger side. I thought the hardy board would hold up better than wood. The...
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    Thanks AJT. I will go read it now.

    Thanks AJT. I will go read it now.
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    The body fits relatively well at the firewall (I...

    The body fits relatively well at the firewall (I thought). It's the gap at the bottom of the doors and behind the fuel tank that concerned me. I expected to have to shim the passenger side because of...
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    Thanks for the reply Jim. The 3rd & 4th pics are...

    Thanks for the reply Jim. The 3rd & 4th pics are the gap between the frame and body (bottom of the door opening) on the driver and passenger sides. I'm glad to hear about the foam. I'll look for it.
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    GEN 1 Body First Install

    I put the body on last week for the first time. I spent Saturday setting the ride height and raising the rear of the body to achieve the 45.5 inch measurement. The body is flush with the firewall...
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    I feel your pain. I had the same problem with the...

    I feel your pain. I had the same problem with the LS. It took two trips to the welder to get it right. I made the cuts with a port a band but I think it could be done carefully with a hacksaw.
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    lol! I had it out yesterday. It actually has...

    lol! I had it out yesterday. It actually has more room than it looks like but more is always better.
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    Has anyone installed this type headlight from...

    Has anyone installed this type headlight from F5?108465108466
    The lock ring doesn't seem to want to firmly grip the bulb assembly. I hate to really crank down on it. Also does any one have pictures...
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    We set the body on for the first time last night....

    We set the body on for the first time last night. I'll take some measurements this weekend before it comes back off. It looks like a car now instead of an enlarged go cart. 108462108463108464
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    I have been on vacation for the last ten days,...

    I have been on vacation for the last ten days, catching up on yard work, installed a new alarm system,and other items on "the list". I did get a little time to spend on the car so I concentrated on...
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    My first tape player was a 4 track, I installed...

    My first tape player was a 4 track, I installed in my 66 Mustang GT Fastback. I bought the car used, but it had been a gift to Bubba Smith when he signed with Baltimore. Man I wish I had that car...
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    I bought an Astro 1442, on Amazon, for most...

    I bought an Astro 1442, on Amazon, for most applications and the HF one I use in tight spots.
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    Please!!! We need some relief.

    Please!!! We need some relief.
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    107748107749 Works like a charm.

    107748107749 Works like a charm.
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    We get these in Texas twice a year.107710 They...

    We get these in Texas twice a year.107710
    They can be quite a nuisance.107711107712
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    I'm glad it turned out to be a simple fix. Maybe...

    I'm glad it turned out to be a simple fix. Maybe the port for the power brake booster?? It reminds me of a saying my Dad had and it has proven to be true. "It takes 15% of your time to fix 85% of...
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    I will definitely give you a call when I get to...

    I will definitely give you a call when I get to that point.
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    Thanks Naz. I have the rivnuts already. I...

    Thanks Naz. I have the rivnuts already. I followed your suggestion earlier and used them on the trans. tunnel install.
  23. Thread: Texas Saga

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    Welcome Tim, from one Texan to another. Enjoy the...

    Welcome Tim, from one Texan to another. Enjoy the build.
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    Cooling fan relays are installed and wired, also...

    Cooling fan relays are installed and wired, also the ignition switch and headlight switch. Tonight I will work on the relay pack for the column mounted dimmer switch.107288107289
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    I plan to do a carbon fiber wrap on mine with a...

    I plan to do a carbon fiber wrap on mine with a rubber edging to bring it up off the fiberglass. I was afraid counter sinking the rivnut heads would make the fiberglass too thin. Is this not...
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