Building Up Rastro

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Re: Building Up Rastro

Postby YakClimber78 [OP] » January 11th 2017, 6:30pm

1lowcab wrote:Thats a good picture right there, I like it!

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This one's my favorite:
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Re: Building Up Rastro

Postby YakClimber78 [OP] » March 22nd 2017, 6:56pm

After a winter of cruising around, bashing through snow, and providing shelter for me, my boy, and our dogs, Rastro is in need of some Springtime Loving....... Let the fun begin!
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Re: Building Up Rastro

Postby Wimpazz » March 22nd 2017, 7:02pm

oooo, MSD coil! ...but Accel cap/rotor?

PS Thanks for the part number for the extended hangers, ordered on amazon $8 each!
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Re: Building Up Rastro

Postby YakClimber78 [OP] » March 22nd 2017, 7:31pm

Never had any problems with Accel...... Maybe I'm one of the few.
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Re: Building Up Rastro

Postby Wimpazz » March 22nd 2017, 8:00pm

Yeah, they're not bad, I just though they didn't get along with our motors. I always hear either use Delco or Skip White... sure it'll run like a raped ape.
So whats next on the mod list my friend?
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Re: Building Up Rastro

Postby YakClimber78 [OP] » March 22nd 2017, 8:03pm

next up is the kitchenette, then cladding delete, then...... maybe another 1" of lift??? :shrug:
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Re: Building Up Rastro

Postby Wimpazz » March 22nd 2017, 8:35pm

COOL! Got plans? Cladding delete can be.. tricky. Do you have the special trim pieces for behind the front wheel wells?
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Re: Building Up Rastro

Postby nonhognonhog is online! » March 22nd 2017, 10:26pm

On the cladding delete, skip the heat gun, razor blades etc. The Astro eraser wheel takes it down no probs. (you probably knew that)
After the wrestle match.
Did the insulation make a big change for you?
Yet to tackle that mod.
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Re: Building Up Rastro

Postby Superno-van » March 22nd 2017, 10:36pm

YakClimber, where did you get the spare tire carrier or what is it or how did you make it...you know what I'm asking lol
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Re: Building Up Rastro

Postby Wimpazz » March 22nd 2017, 10:42pm

Link: http://a.co/8pGmqIv

Only works with barn doors.
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Re: Building Up Rastro

Postby Leeann_93 » March 22nd 2017, 10:50pm

Accel, if you got the one with the brass contacts, should be fine.

Those E3 plugs, however, return and get AC Delco instead.
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