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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeMon Dec 31, 2018 12:02 pm

1999 saturn sl1. 310,336 miles, 5 speed.  Only things ever done to it besides regular maintenance i Daily driver? - Page 7 Snapch10
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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeMon Dec 31, 2018 12:50 pm

Might wanna specify that the 310,336 is the mileage lol
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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeMon Dec 31, 2018 2:41 pm

What else would it be? The odometer is shown in the pictures
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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeMon Dec 31, 2018 2:47 pm

I had no idea what it meant when I first read it either, hahaha.

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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeMon Dec 31, 2018 3:54 pm

How’s old Fort Knox doin AK?
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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeMon Dec 31, 2018 3:57 pm

It's doing quite well thank, no issues with it lately.

I did get a nice JCV stereo as a Christmas gift, so that should be going in place of the stock one at some point.

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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeMon Dec 31, 2018 4:14 pm

I just did rear shocks on the ranger today. Front shocks will go on as soon as I have a good enough jack to get the front end off the ground lol. I’ll pick up muffler clamps right after the new year (be safe everyone) and cab mounts will be ordered within the next week or two.

Future plans are an 06+ front clip and bed, an 8.8 from an explorer (they have disk brakes), and maybe a 5.0 v8 also from an explorer. Might just buy a wrecked late 90s explorer v8 and repower it.

Right now it’s got a Dana 35 front axle (keeping that) and a 7.5 rear end. 3.73 gears. TTB front suspension, AK might geek out about that lol

How many miles you got now AK?
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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeThu Jan 17, 2019 11:38 pm

Update on the daily’s. Got the front shocks done on the ranger, redoing the exhaust tomorrow possibly. Might get a video we’ll see. Got the engine pulled from the Grand Prix for the impala, just gonna do some maintenance to it while it’s out and easy to get to

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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeFri Jan 18, 2019 7:47 pm

You going to be using the whole thing or just the motor?
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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeFri Jan 18, 2019 9:10 pm

Just the engine, trans, and wiring harness. Transferring that to my cradle. I know my alignment is dead on and I have an aluminum cradle. Plus the Grand Prix has a bad steering rack and a bad alignment
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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeTue Mar 19, 2019 9:18 pm

Been working the ranger quite a bit lately lol. Trying to put it through its paces before haspin. This thing just doesn’t break!

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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeFri Jul 05, 2019 2:48 am

Got a new truck for free a while back, spent all day working on it now that I’ve got the long weekend for the holiday. 1994 Chevy 1500. 4.3 tbi, 5 speed stick, 2wd. Did brakes, front wheel bearings, and replaced the lights that were burnt out. Gonna daily it for a couple wheels since the ranger is being weird and this one has gas in it haha....33 gallon tank too!!

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Reason I or it for free is the rear of the frame is rusted out. Needs plated and welded up. It’s right where the rear leaf spring mounts. Not good!
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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeFri Jul 05, 2019 2:51 am

ALSO bought a 2000 bmw 528i in South Carolina to drive when I’m there for work since I’m too young for a rental. Paid 2400 dollars, has somewhere around 100k, but the dash reads 632k. The brake lights stay on, speedo works about 20% of the time, and the odometer like I already mentioned. Other than that it’s absolutely mint! Automatic unfortunately Sad

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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeFri Jul 05, 2019 2:54 am

Jeez now you've got a BMW? Nice shot of the truck with the fireworks.
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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeFri Jul 05, 2019 3:08 am

@mr.modified wrote:
Jeez now you've got a BMW? Nice shot of the truck with the fireworks.

Yeah, wasn’t my first choice. I just needed a car that day. I really wanted a Saturn ion with a stick shift believe it or not haha. Buddy had one that he beat the tar out of and was mildly quick. Was zippy and fun to drive.

And thanks! Took several tries but finally got one I liked
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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeFri Jul 05, 2019 5:07 pm

Ill play. Its more of a weekender though.

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My engine is bigger than your engine nah nah nah nah boo boo.
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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeFri Jul 05, 2019 5:41 pm

There you go CQ, now you have a manly man's truck lol!

Nice Power Ram there Beal!
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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeFri Jul 05, 2019 6:40 pm

@TheBeal wrote:
Ill play. Its more of a weekender though.

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My engine is bigger than your engine nah nah nah nah boo boo.

Man! You can haul some serious burgers in that!
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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeFri Jul 05, 2019 7:31 pm

Now hold on here, Beal hasn't even mentioned that there's a BIG BLOCK lurking under the hood of that 1/2 ton truck of his!!

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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeFri Jul 05, 2019 7:38 pm

@AllisKidD21 wrote:
Now hold on here, Beal hasn't even mentioned that there's a BIG BLOCK lurking under the hood of that 1/2 ton truck of his!!

I just mentioned Burgers... nothing else! LOL

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@Murraymountain wrote:
There you go CQ, now you have a manly man's truck lol!

Nice Power Ram there Beal!

Ranger is still so much nicer to drive. Rides better, turns tighter, handles better, and it tows well. The Chevy is fast though for what it is. The 4.3 is nice and torquey
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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeSun Jul 07, 2019 3:28 pm

Yeah I know you've put a good bit of time and money in 'er. I'd prefer a Ford myself, I just like 2 door long beds. I'm not a big fan of the small truck world. A blue '78-'79 F150 2 door long bed, preferably 4WD, I'd be in heaven.
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The ranger actually is a long bed. I love the regular cab long bed too, but also the regular cab short bed if it’s done right. I’ve always loved this generation Chevy but this one is a 2wd v6...not my ideal drivetrain, though I do love the stick.

Yesterday I went to the junkyard with a friend and we brutally tore apart another Chevy truck. Tore the bed off and cut the frame in half, so now I’ve got a full back half of a Chevy frame to use with all of the brackets. I’ll cut my truck in half and weld it in place. Also got a set of aluminum wheels too. Should make it look a lot better and hopefully boost the resale

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PostSubject: Re: Daily driver?   Daily driver? - Page 7 Icon_minitimeSat Jul 20, 2019 2:29 pm

Sad to say my truck is out of commission for a while... the old radiator doesnt long for this world. I might take it to a rad shop and see if they think its worth repairing, maybe good to have a spare for whatever comes up.

Gona get a new one for it at any rate. New thermostat, hoses, and water pump.

Im pretty sure Ive been having trouble with vapor lock after running it and shutting it down for a few minutes. Thats the next major project. Gona put a Ramcharger Tank in it, new fuel lines and rout them away from the headers, heat shielding on the lines and an electric pump. Re routing the lines, and the electric pump should really help with vapor lock.

Im sure the new cooling system should help some too.

Oh, look under the hood. Check out them intakes haha

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@TheBeal wrote:

Oh, look under the hood. Check out them intakes haha

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Gonna look even better with those Cross Ram manifolds in there!

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I know. It will be great. Make people look when the hood is up.
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