My Daddywagon

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  1. nelzltdwagon

    nelzltdwagon Well-Known Member

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    Yeah. The way I was driving the car I feel I got the most out of the clutch.

    I will but I am not sure those labels survived. Fingers crossed.
     
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    nelzltdwagon Well-Known Member

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    Well the car is still on those jack-stands and I dropped off a set of cobra 'r' rims to be powder coated gloss white. I think the suspension rattle which made me get poly bushings on all control arms is actually the caster-camber plates. Oh well. Now I have to replace the caster-camber plates make sure all steering components are good and set up for new tires and rims. Since the Cobra R rims are 17x9 I am thinking 255/40/17 front and 275/40/17 rear.
     
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    OrthmannJ Always looking for old ford crew cabs

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    White Cobra R wheels? Channeling your inner Vanilla Ice I see.
     
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    Silvertwinkiehobo "Nothing is foolproof as fools are ingenious."

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    Well he powder coated the PI wheels white, so, why not the Cobra wheels?
     
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    What brand C/C plates were you running? I have the Maximum Motorsports C/C plates and they are pretty quality pieces.
     
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    nelzltdwagon Well-Known Member

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    That’s how old I am... “rollin’ in my five point oh”.

    With the police interceptor rims being relatively easy to acquire and relatively cheap because they’re steel I can see myself experimenting with colors for the Daddywagon wheels.

    I don’t know what brand they were but when I replace them it’s gonna be with the Maximum Motorsports version.
     
  7. OrthmannJ

    OrthmannJ Always looking for old ford crew cabs

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    :rofl2: Same here. That's exactly what I was thinking too!
     
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    nelzltdwagon Well-Known Member

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    I got the clutch done. I had to work in 90 degree heat over the course of 2 days in my driveway with plenty of breaks but I got it done.
     
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    nelzltdwagon Well-Known Member

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    I got to drive a GT350. I’m not used to a car that can shift at 8000 rpms so I didn’t come close to the cars capabilities. The drive was fun nonetheless.
     
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    nelzltdwagon Well-Known Member

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    The company refinishing my rims sent me some pics. The rims have been stripped of chrome from what I see and will be prepped for powder coating.[​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    OrthmannJ Always looking for old ford crew cabs

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    Nice.
    Powdercoating the wheels is definitely the way to go. :thumbs2:
     
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    Silvertwinkiehobo "Nothing is foolproof as fools are ingenious."

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    I thought the black Escape merging on was an unmarked cop...but I guess not....

    Oh, and nobody says you have to bounce the rev limiter!
     

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