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#859874 - 03/30/11 12:35 PM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
johnscudashop Offline
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#859875 - 03/30/11 12:36 PM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
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#859876 - 03/31/11 11:26 AM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
rhamson Offline
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I am going the same direction you are with the Alter-k-tion front end for a number of reasons especially with improved geometry but also more stock tire choices. I have two questions. Does the suspension in the front have anyway of tying into the shock tower for added supporting of the weight? I have heard from others that there is too much stress on the upper spring support for a Crate Hemi. The second question is about the Street-Lynx and location of the angled link tabs to be welded to the differential. How are these located and does the u-bolted shock mounts on the rear end index off of the old spring perch on the differential?

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#859877 - 03/31/11 02:13 PM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: rhamson]
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I need to pay better attn to this thread.
I had a friend of mine ask if I was interested in building something along these lines with his car.

How is the rear suspended as I don't see any leaf springs ? are you doing any wheel tub modifications or is it a stock wheel house ?

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#859878 - 04/01/11 11:29 AM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: rhamson]
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No there isn't any problems with the upper spring support. The Alterkation front ens has been time tested for over 10 years. There is another brand(I won't mention that has had many failures)plus Bill at Reilly motorsports is a true mopar guy and has great customer service. As far a the street lynx rear it locates off the rear spring perches on the rear. More info is available on thier website.


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#859879 - 04/15/11 06:33 PM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
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I am going towards a smooth firewall.Welded up the holes , ran the brake line on the inside. Mocked up my pedal assembly , Hydro boost and master cylinder. I welded 2 studs on the inside of the firewall to mount the vintage are unit.


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#859880 - 04/15/11 06:34 PM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
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Inside the firewall


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#859881 - 04/15/11 06:39 PM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
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#859882 - 04/15/11 06:42 PM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
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Master cylinder , prop valve , clutch master, and lines


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#859883 - 04/20/11 03:22 PM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
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Lowered the rear 1 1/2 inches but moving the upper links down on the rear.


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#859884 - 04/20/11 03:23 PM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
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#859885 - 04/20/11 03:25 PM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
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#859886 - 04/21/11 03:13 PM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
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Cut the Transmission tunnel today for the T56. I plan on getting the transmission up into the tunnel. I am focusing on a - 1 degree Drive line angle.I will ajust this after I get the motor in and weight in the car.


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#859887 - 04/21/11 03:14 PM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
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lower shot


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#859888 - 04/28/11 06:53 AM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
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Added some angle braces (made from 2"X2" square tubing)to may transmission crossmember, boxed the ends of the member. Took some measurements and cut out the trans mount area of the crossmember. I,m waiting on another bellhousing as the quicktime won't work. The T56 Magnum has to bosses on the front that won't clear.


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#859889 - 04/28/11 06:54 AM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
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#859890 - 04/28/11 06:55 AM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
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Crossmember clearance


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#859891 - 05/01/11 08:05 PM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
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I got the Hemi up on the engine stand this weekend, I should be getting my 5.7 hemi truck rear sump oil pan this week. More photos at http://s1187.photobucket.com/albums/z400...!cpZZ5QQtppZZ24


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#859892 - 05/01/11 08:06 PM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
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#859893 - 05/08/11 02:08 PM Re: 71 cuda pro touring project [Re: johnscudashop]
johnscudashop Offline
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The Aluminum bellhousing from keisler to fit the T56 Magnum tranny.The quicktime bell doesn't fit because the Magnum has 2 oil pump bosses in the transmission face that won't clear. The keisler Aluminum Bell is a Auto bellhousing that uses a adapter plate to convert it to the 6 speed T56 Magnum.


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