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Complete TCI chassis?

 
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Old 11-28-2010, 08:35 AM
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Here's an old link(I'm pitiful about updating it):
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You can scroll down and see pictures of my frame to see the differences. My front springs were also a major PITA; I'm not convinced they're the correct ones. Sorry, I wasn't clear on the rack and pinion. Those were actually Flaming River ( not Lokar) u-joint numbers to connect a generic 60's GM column to the rack. Used in conjunction with a 3/4" DD bar (part # FLA-FR1850) is enough to get mine hooked up. I just cut out floor plates yesterday(for the column and brake pedal), so I hope to hook it all up today. I found a donor shaft and u-joint from a parts car, so the only Flaming river joint I'll be using is the one on the rack. Keep us updated on your progress.
 
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What brakes are you running on your rears? I bought a disc brake conversion from Summit for mine (it kind of looks like yours???). It has Explorer e-brake connectors on it that require a special clip(they look strange to me, so I'll have to tackle that one in the future. I'm also not sure how I'll be handling the cabling to the e-brakes.
 
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The rear discs were an option. They came with the Currie 9". I see what you mean about the 4-link and the driveshaft loop. When did you order your chassis?
 
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Old 11-28-2010, 10:19 AM
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I also found the paper work for the spring compressor. OTC part # 7045B. It's a pricey tool but we found a good deal on it.
 
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I bought mine in July of 2009. I wonder why they're different? I'm attaching the steering column to the rack and I'm making angled spacers to better align the rack to the column. the angle they have on it doesn't make any sense to me??
 
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I also found the paper work for the spring compressor. OTC part # 7045B. It's a pricey tool but we found a good deal on it.
You're right. The best price I could find is $ 171 + shipping. Ouch! On the other hand, if I had to do it again....
 
 
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