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Re: my project 71

Postby Raj » Thu Oct 20, 2016 3:09 pm

elrockk wrote:yes its an 03 Sonoma ZR2 and its also my first and probably last new vehicle.Happy Birthday Raj



thanks!
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Re: my project 71

Postby Big_kid » Thu Oct 20, 2016 4:36 pm

Can I join the club too? I had an 87 I bought new.
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:26 pm

your in
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:30 pm

put a little Redneck style on the car today with a CB and dual antennas Image Image
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Fri Oct 21, 2016 7:54 pm

got the front speakers installed today Image Image
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Fri Oct 21, 2016 8:11 pm

my sister came up from NJ my first passenger Image
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Re: my project 71

Postby Big_kid » Mon Oct 24, 2016 6:48 am

Cool! I should install one in mine one day. I have it, just need the time and inclination to actually do it.
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Sun Oct 30, 2016 3:49 pm

i decided to clean up the fuse block this weekend Image before and after Image also rebuilt the headlight switch Image now everything except the fuel gauge is working
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:31 pm

my wife made me a Shrinky Dink of my car to hang from the rear view Image pretty cool
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Re: my project 71

Postby Big_kid » Wed Feb 01, 2017 9:37 am

Looks like my wiring in the buggy. I can get everything to work I just cant seem to make the harness look like anything but vegetable spaghetti. Cool shrinky-dink! Haven't seen those since I was a kid.
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Re: my project 71

Postby Raj » Wed Feb 01, 2017 12:34 pm

Gene,
This car fully mobile now? Whats the next plan for it?
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Wed Feb 01, 2017 5:50 pm

yes Raj the car is on the road. im still doing shake down runs going a little farther each time.i think i need rear axle bearings they start chirpping after 10 miles and i still have alot of welding to do Quarter panels rear fender arches and more. i have all the parts just need to get in the garage
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Re: my project 71

Postby Raj » Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:24 am

elrockk wrote:i have all the parts just need to get in the garage


I know that ohhh too well. Stay with it, spring is near!
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Sun May 28, 2017 6:04 pm

went for a beer and babyback ribs run today car ran nice. Image got home hanging out and i heard a loud crash outside this big branch fell from above and bounced of my cb antennas keeping the window safe Image
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Re: my project 71

Postby Big_kid » Sun May 28, 2017 6:54 pm

Glad they protected the glass!
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Re: my project 71

Postby Raj » Tue May 30, 2017 6:24 am

Gene,
Come take a ride this weekend and meet us for a frosty beverage in riverhead!
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Re: my project 71

Postby elrockk » Tue May 30, 2017 7:27 pm

im working saturdays now so possibly sunday. that would be my longest run to date
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