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 Post Posted: Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:47 am 
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Doober wrote:
Did you reinforce the arms for those coilovers? I'd hate to see it tearing up the arms from all that force in such a small area.


You have a pic of one reinforced?


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 Post Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2014 7:07 pm 
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Unfortunately not, but I'd imagine you can weld a plate to the arm to reinforce it... something to spread the load.

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 Post Posted: Tue Mar 25, 2014 10:01 am 
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Very nice build man!! Looks like you are in H-town? Im in West Houston. Im in the process of building a 79 turbo 5.3 but that nitrous big cam 6.2 looks real attractive. Clean and simple!! I like it.


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 Post Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 8:33 am 
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Doober wrote:
Unfortunately not, but I'd imagine you can weld a plate to the arm to reinforce it... something to spread the load.

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Thanks for the pics.


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 Post Posted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 8:36 am 
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24poundz wrote:
Very nice build man!! Looks like you are in H-town? Im in West Houston. Im in the process of building a 79 turbo 5.3 but that nitrous big cam 6.2 looks real attractive. Clean and simple!! I like it.


Yeah I'm in Houston. Thanks. If I could do it over I would do a 5.3 with a turbo!


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 Post Posted: Thu Apr 24, 2014 9:25 am 
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#### some local guys! I'm in La Porte just outside the loop off 225, I'm building a 78 with a 5.3 turbo or at least that's the current plan lol car is sweet

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 Post Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2014 11:09 am 
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Some new updates....close to getting it cranked!

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 Post Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2014 3:56 pm 
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is that the heads up composite front and where did you get the hood latches they look nice!

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 Post Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 11:29 pm 
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Yes those are the Heads Up composites. The latches are Aero Catch


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 Post Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 6:21 pm 
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Love your build, car is coming out nice. Wish I had gone LS on my car instead of my BBC. I too have he Heads Up Composites front and rear bumpers but haven't installed them yet. Are they easy to install, and did you have to reinforce them at the mounting points.

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 Post Posted: Wed Oct 08, 2014 10:36 pm 
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malibulvr wrote:
Love your build, car is coming out nice. Wish I had gone LS on my car instead of my BBC. I too have he Heads Up Composites front and rear bumpers but haven't installed them yet. Are they easy to install, and did you have to reinforce them at the mounting points.


Thanks! Sorry for the late reply been trying to get her ready for some testing. Pretty simple.
I just used washers on both sides on the front. For the rear instead of drilling holes we notched it.
Wasn't enough material to drill holes.


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 Post Posted: Thu Oct 09, 2014 6:15 am 
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so it's just bolted to the fenders and not the frame horns?

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 Post Posted: Fri Oct 10, 2014 12:25 am 
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emoutra wrote:
malibulvr wrote:
Love your build, car is coming out nice. Wish I had gone LS on my car instead of my BBC. I too have he Heads Up Composites front and rear bumpers but haven't installed them yet. Are they easy to install, and did you have to reinforce them at the mounting points.


Thanks! Sorry for the late reply been trying to get her ready for some testing. Pretty simple.
I just used washers on both sides on the front. For the rear instead of drilling holes we notched it.
Wasn't enough material to drill holes.


On the rear bumper...just wondering what you mean instead of drilling the holes you notched it. Are you referring to notching
the Heads Up bumper in some way, or the flange on the car. Thanks again!

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 Post Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 9:35 pm 
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SLICK78 wrote:
so it's just bolted to the fenders and not the frame horns?


Yep. No frame horns needed.


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 Post Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 9:37 pm 
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On the rear bumper...just wondering what you mean instead of drilling the holes you notched it. Are you referring to notching
the Heads Up bumper in some way, or the flange on the car. Thanks again![/quote]

Yeah..I notched the bumper.


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