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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby beneng_jr [OP] » October 27th 2017, 4:07pm

Subframe done. Lots of new steering parts, shocks, reman motor direct from GM, and a transfer case from a Blazer. The swap begins next week!

p.s. I'm not seeing any obvious way to rotate the images. Forgot to ask the mechanic to send me landscape-oriented shots...
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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby AstroWill » October 27th 2017, 4:11pm

Looking Great! I'm about to do this as well, as long as this donor comes through.

About the images: viewtopic.php?f=5&t=122977

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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby beneng_jr [OP] » October 28th 2017, 1:08am

AstroWill wrote:Looking Great! I'm about to do this as well, as long as this donor comes through.

About the images: viewtopic.php?f=5&t=122977


Yeah I knew I could've done it in photoshop... but not for this.
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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby sixsix » October 29th 2017, 12:07am

beneng_jr wrote:p.s. I'm not seeing any obvious way to rotate the images.

Yeah, uploading using the "Attachment" feature - strangely enough ...
- has no rotate feature as uploading to a user album does.

sigh ... we've come so far with our technology ... have we not ?



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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby beneng_jr [OP] » November 1st 2017, 9:20pm

Blazer transfer case, bolts right on the Astros 4l60e. As it should.
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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby beneng_jr [OP] » November 1st 2017, 9:53pm

So if anyone needs an AWD transfer case from 94.... it's in Chattanooga.
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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby WoodButcher » November 2nd 2017, 1:13am

Cool!
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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby cbadbox » November 3rd 2017, 3:09am

Looking great!!
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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby beneng_jr [OP] » November 3rd 2017, 5:12pm

Surgery begins...
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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby sixsix » November 4th 2017, 7:53pm

Gotta' love a gal with undies down.
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er, rather ... good to see the frame dropped down from the body.



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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby beneng_jr [OP] » November 9th 2017, 7:20pm

Progress...
2" frame lift looking good, matches the rear with add-a-leafs and coil-over lift-assist shocks
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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby Ken2.7 » November 9th 2017, 9:29pm

What’s the plan for shifting the transfer case? Through the floor or electronic? It sure is looking good.
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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby TurnNburn » November 9th 2017, 9:53pm

Pretty cool man! Would love to get my hands on a tiger and do something like this to it. Keep it coming! :weld:
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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby markmitch » November 10th 2017, 2:02am

great progress! looking great.
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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby beneng_jr [OP] » November 10th 2017, 2:11am

Ken2.7 wrote:What’s the plan for shifting the transfer case? Through the floor or electronic? It sure is looking good.


Through the floor!
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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby beneng_jr [OP] » November 10th 2017, 2:47am

Dash harness swap from a couple of days ago to make the 1994 motor/tranny work in the 1990 body. Note my sweet feather print headliner...
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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby Rinny » November 10th 2017, 5:43pm

Nice job so far. Glad you could limit the POR treatment, I couldn't stop it was like a sickness,lol
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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby beneng_jr [OP] » November 18th 2017, 8:14pm

Well, she's done. Only thing left to do is mount a 72" aluminum toolbox to the rear bumper. Went quite a bit over was I was hoping to spend, but in-total invested in the vehicle just a hair under what 4x4 Tigers in good shape sell for on average, so I feel good about it. List of work done:

- Motor/ECU/drivetrain/IFS/subframe pulled from 1994 donor AWD- frame POR painted and motor swapped with a reman from GM.
- Transfer case swapped with one from a blazer
- Custom skid plate and rear bumper
- New: oil cooler lines, radiator, starter, fuel pump, front shocks, wheel bearings, rotors, calipers/pads, bushings, ball joints, idler arms, control arms, tie rods, muffler/exhaust pipe, CV boots, plus other small parts I'm forgetting
- Drain plug in front diff, new fluid in both
- new filter/fluid in Tranny

Work done by Visionary Motorsports in Chattanooga, TN.
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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

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Re: 1990 Tiger Provan GT rwd to awd or 4x4

Postby markmitch » November 19th 2017, 2:20am

very cool, now I need one of them.
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