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> Taylors new project thanks to Wes, Rust, just not in the usual places.
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post Jan 11 2018, 09:03 AM
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QUOTE(rick 918-S @ Jan 11 2018, 01:06 AM) *

Nice work Cary. It's always interesting and challenging when it comes to chassis diagnosis. Specially with 2000 miles between us. Looks like we figured out what happened. I have a few ideas how to set it right. I will send another email then we can talk again.



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post Jan 11 2018, 11:01 PM
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Well after all the measurements, pictures and emails Rick and I came to the consensus that the car took a hit on the right control arm end cap and tire wheel.
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pretty significant whack..................
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But after all the geometry, it looks to be 2-3 mm both back and to the right. Which is just a smidgen out of tolerance. So back to work ...............

First order of business. I'll fix the split in the tire well.
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Needs a little more hammer and dolly work when I have a second set of hands.

Blasted the cross member and gave it a couple coats of cold galvanizing.
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After just a smidgen of tuning and she slipped into place.

Next onto welding in the right rear cross member mount.
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post Jan 12 2018, 07:06 AM
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post Jan 13 2018, 08:44 AM
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Here's all the geometry ..............
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For prosperity's sake, I'll double check my notes on the 498.

Back to work ............
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post Jan 13 2018, 09:11 AM
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Spent the morning weldng on the right rear cross member mount and re welding the arch. A little dicey ........... The flange took quite a beating coming out. But it came together nicely.
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Checking the backside ............. a couple pin holes to fill

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Gooder as new .......

Left last night with the bottom side of the cowl getting an Ospho treatment.
Best guess is the rust freckles are from the Dustless Blaster media left hanging.
Prior to the treatment, Taylor spent about 3 hours removing blasting media from the tub.
Round and round on the rotisserie. Plus some tapping with rubber mallets.



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post Jan 19 2018, 09:36 AM
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Finished up the left side arch yesterday.
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Next is the bottom 1/2 patch piece on the strut/fuel tank trunk wall.



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