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Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 05-15-2019, 02:01 PM
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Posted By cortcomp
Interesting! I do have a magnetic angle gauge but...

Interesting! I do have a magnetic angle gauge but it was hard to get under even just jacking up only the rear end, the H pipe is in the way of the trans yoke. Maybe the phone will fit better. I need...
Forum: Transmission and DriveLine Questions 05-11-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By cortcomp
Boot came in, got the holes drilled and...

Boot came in, got the holes drilled and countersunk and finally got it installed. Of course caught the carpet on it and got a runner :( But it's decently hidden anyway.
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 05-09-2019, 10:57 AM
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Posted By cortcomp
I'm not against having the driveshaft done but i...

I'm not against having the driveshaft done but i wanted to see how it looked and rode before all that. The offset blocks worked out great, and honestly now that i see how far forward the axle is...
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 05-08-2019, 09:22 PM
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Posted By cortcomp
Drilled the hole 3/4" forward (to move the axle...

Drilled the hole 3/4" forward (to move the axle 3/4 back), trimmed the sides some (they were 2.5 wide) and all back together, plenty of yoke movement now. Looking at it all settled, maybe it's...
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 05-08-2019, 11:36 AM
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Posted By cortcomp
Everything isn't stock insofar as it's a...

Everything isn't stock insofar as it's a different trans, driveshaft, and engine is 3/4" forward. Springs are new global west springs but stock height, but we know how that goes.

Still remains...
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 05-08-2019, 09:49 AM
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Posted By cortcomp
While googling around last night, i did see lots...

While googling around last night, i did see lots of jeep and offroad guys using offset plates like that. I wouldn't mind the 1/4" lower, but if the new blocks are solid, no reason not to just drill...
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 05-08-2019, 09:28 AM
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Posted By cortcomp
I plan to, once i get it back together with...

I plan to, once i get it back together with blocks on it. I have steel blocks on the way, should have them today, which will let me slide the rear back some vs the hollow aluminum blocks i was using.
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 05-08-2019, 09:11 AM
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Posted By cortcomp
I'm just glad to hear someone else ran into the...

I'm just glad to hear someone else ran into the same issue! Starting to feel like this car is haunted!
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 05-08-2019, 09:10 AM
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Views: 1,055
Posted By cortcomp
I did check both sets of blocks, pins and holes...

I did check both sets of blocks, pins and holes are centered. I did read about moving the axle back for bigger tires (on here while searching) and after that, i looked at my car and pics of others...
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 05-07-2019, 09:34 PM
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Posted By cortcomp
It's back to start right now, blocks are out,...

It's back to start right now, blocks are out, everything lines up like it's supposed to. I tried a different brand blocks just for luck, same thing.
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 05-07-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,055
Posted By cortcomp
I did check the length, all of that was addressed...

I did check the length, all of that was addressed with the trans rebuild. It's the right yoke for the trans, seats all the way, etc. I can seat it all the way in. it has the proper slide in-out play...
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 05-07-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,055
Posted By cortcomp
My original ride height is pretty much stock....

My original ride height is pretty much stock. Global west stock height 5 leaf springs (which are slightly higher than stock) with the bottom shortest leaf removed (didn't really give it much drop as...
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 05-07-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,055
Posted By cortcomp
I thought of that but it seems to be bottoming...

I thought of that but it seems to be bottoming out inside the yoke, not the length on the outside. Like the yoke hole/splines aren't deep enough.

I'm thinking of just drilling a second set of...
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 05-07-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,055
Posted By cortcomp
Just to make sure i wasn't crazy, i took the...

Just to make sure i wasn't crazy, i took the spacers out and put it back together without them, can fit the driveshaft right in, just about 3/4" of movement.
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 05-07-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,055
Posted By cortcomp
That's for sure how it was without the blocks. I...

That's for sure how it was without the blocks. I tried it axle all the way up (Weight of the car on it) and all the way down/relaxing. Won't go back in. I may go take the blocks out here shortly and...
Forum: Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Springs, Shocks, Swaybars, Tire, Rims Etc 05-07-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,055
Posted By cortcomp
2" lowering blocks now driveshaft too long?

I've been driving around with stock height rear springs in this setup for awhile. I for sure, measured 3x, had just over 3/4" of slip yoke travel with the weight of the car on the rear axle. I went...
Forum: Transmission and DriveLine Questions 05-07-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By cortcomp
They had the aluminum lying around, charged me...

They had the aluminum lying around, charged me $70. All in all with the new boot that's on the way, i'll have a little over $100 in the setup.

I sanded the bezel with a DA...
Forum: Transmission and DriveLine Questions 05-06-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By cortcomp
I had the machine shop mock up an aluminum bezel...

I had the machine shop mock up an aluminum bezel with the test boot. basically a square cut bezel, radiused outer edge, an a countersunk section underneath for the boot to fit up into.

Here it is...
Forum: Trifive Steering , Power and manual- Rack & Pinion - 605 04-29-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By cortcomp
That looks like the best bet honestly. The...

That looks like the best bet honestly. The early/late canceling driving me crazy
Forum: Trifive Steering , Power and manual- Rack & Pinion - 605 04-29-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By cortcomp
Wouldn't need different column numbers at all,...

Wouldn't need different column numbers at all, the cancel cam is on top and comes right off when you get the column, just unscrew the nut and take off the snap ring. You'd just need different...
Forum: Trifive Steering , Power and manual- Rack & Pinion - 605 04-28-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By cortcomp
I did read that while searching, i guess i...

I did read that while searching, i guess i thought it would have broken by now! Something to consider!

You'd think someone would make an offset cancel cam for all the columns that are wanting a...
Forum: Trifive Steering , Power and manual- Rack & Pinion - 605 04-27-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By cortcomp
Ididit - No room to re-drill for cancel cam?

I have one of the new 15" 56 replica wheels on an ididit column (both have been great, look and work well, no horn issues and good quality).

Doing some other work, i decided to look at the cancel...
Forum: Transmission and DriveLine Questions 04-14-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By cortcomp
I like the bellows look also but that boot is a...

I like the bellows look also but that boot is a mile too wide, it's basically a small pizza box. Honestly, if it wasn't for the C in the shift level dropping into the floor, it wouldn't need to be...
Forum: Transmission and DriveLine Questions 04-11-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By cortcomp
Possible better floor shifter boot option

I'm just finishing converting my 700-R4 to a 4 speed overdrive NP440 (basically a muncie conversion for discussion here). I've noticed reading here and now having done it, that the shift hole is very...
Forum: Transmission and DriveLine Questions 04-11-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By cortcomp
That looks way better than the made for tri-fives...

That looks way better than the made for tri-fives hurst C shifter that needs the long notch on the floor and big boot!
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