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PostPosted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:37 pm 
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looks nice yes I'd like a copy

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:23 pm 
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Mannnnn, I love this Club! :thumbs_up: (Snap!) 8) (Snap!) :thumbs_up:

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:14 pm 
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Keep on rocking!

Kudos for tackling this and not turning her into a parts car. It's easy to get overwhelmed when there is rust to repair in many places, the best approach I've found is to focus on one area at a time, and don't pay attention to how long it's been since you drove it last.

The payoff is worth it!

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:35 pm 
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with the warmer Sunday today I decided to tackle(timely football reference) the left rocker. Looks like another critter made it their home.
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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:42 pm 
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jp260z wrote:
Keep on rocking!

Kudos for tackling this and not turning her into a parts car. It's easy to get overwhelmed when there is rust to repair in many places, the best approach I've found is to focus on one area at a time, and don't pay attention to how long it's been since you drove it last.

The payoff is worth it!

Jay

I'd never make 777 into a parts car unless she was completely totaled. And yes I agree small steps make it easier to get done. Last time I drove it was late summer but I did start it up and let it get up to temp about 2 weeks ago. Started right up with minimal cranking.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:45 pm 
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Are the front wheels still off her? I never got out there to try my idea....

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:11 am 
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Frank T wrote:
Are the front wheels still off her? I never got out there to try my idea....

wheels are on but it would only take a few minutes to get them off and on your car. Compressor and air tools are ready anytime.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:12 pm 
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OK it's been a while since working on 777. I did the clutch in my WRX and it was time-consuming. Anyway I got a new set of inner rockers and tie-ins from Brent over at Prospect-D. Seems he's taking a break from fabrications to work on his own Z. I can't believe the high quality of his parts for being done by a guy with a regular job.
https://www.prospect-d.com/shop
I also got one Tabco inner wheel well cheap on fleabay but still need the other.
I got the rear outer arches from Klokkerholm. they were cheaper that the Tabco units.
http://www.klokkerholmusa.com/70-78-rea ... ivers-side
While the thing's apart I may as well do the floors too so I'm getting Zed floors from Charlie.
I haven't decided whether to get his rails or BadDog's
Any suggestions?

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