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Richard Oben

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  1. No updates for a while. We had a small vibration, not really bad, just annoying, and of course right at 65-70 MPH. When my wife drove the car we had the 3.07 differential in it, one attempt at finding the vibration. We put the 3.73 back in (whole chunk, nothing is shared between the two). And the vibration came back. Drive shaft out, re balanced, re tubed, trans out, looking for something, anything that may cause vibration. Half shafts out, again. Trans UP diff, down to get angles better. They were not far off before. All in attempt to cure this vibration. Called a loca
  2. Keep at it! If it was easy everyone would do it. Doing good so far, no body died, LOL. It will get there, pink and all. My bet is vent is messed up or cooling lines not right. Something is building pressure, full or not. PS It is never an easy or fast process. (I'm still chasing a rattle 4 years later, ugh). R
  3. With a fixed pumpkin that is not enough engagement, there is a bearing or bushing in there that the yoke rides on. We never trust pre made shafts, measure and give a good shop dimensions. HTH, Richard.
  4. As G tech said. All depends on the computer. If the DBW computer is there use the DBW. The module is almost separate from the computer. Making room for it on the floor may be a bit of headache or super simple. Have done both DBW and DBC both work fine. HTH, Richard.
  5. Great work, and a ton of it, when you can't remember if it is 20 or 30 hours it was probably 40 LOL. The dedication to this is so very cool! This will be a very fast and safe car. Well done!
  6. Great work. Way past anything we would attempt. Master fab skills. Well done!!
  7. That is a lot of work yet to be done. But, starting from scratch is the best way to get it all correct, and the way you want it. So now the only question is blast or not to reveal anything hidden. Great work!!
  8. That is the set up I have. Works good. HTH, Richard.
  9. Just wow, I may have said that on this thread before. VERY well done. I guarantee 100% for sure just do not have your level of skill or patience. Looks great. Richard.
  10. The regulator on ours is at the front. Not sure it makes a difference one way or the other. My thought was the Vette had it up front so put it up front. JMHO, YMMV. Nice job on the tank, we had to bend the center also. Works great, if the sender worked correctly, full is 5/8, e is e after messing around with it.
  11. Just so people who look at this thread know this is what we did. Of course there is a pump and screen in the tray when done. The system works great in my opinion.
  12. IF more is needed, there are some pix in my build thread. HTH, Richard.
  13. Completely different set up. One of the Z cars I parted out had a 3 core "V8" radiator, so I had it cleaned and put a factory shroud on it and mounted a 3000 CFM fan from summit to it and never had any overheating issues. YMMV, Richard.
  14. Cool project, as usual. Good to hear things are better enough to get a project. R
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