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Time to spark it up!
Finished subframe mount, last two pics show the tab stitched in the cabin.


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Then seam seal up all the welding, replace the plugs, and cover with undercoating


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For the fuel system, had new lines made with ortac 300 using the old fittings, replaced tank strainer and just cleaned up the pumps and new filter.


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Rear brake lines were crusty. Figured I'd just make brake and sls lines a two piece arrangement for serviceability. Left the front steel feeder lines is place ( they were much less crusty) and put brass unions right before the lines went up over the subframe. Then did the upper sections in nicopp so they will outlast the car. This way the hard to get to section will not corrode like the steel lines. So dropping subframe won't be necessary. Whadda nice bubble!

Forgot pics on that...but also drained the fluid from reservoir.

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On to the front. Had a friend sell back a 94 sedan after his kid cooked the trans. Good thing too. It's was rust free and an asr car.. more on the asr score later. clipped the front inner fender area left and right, as well as all four rocker jackhole sheet metal pieces. And...voila fender cancer and Jack holes...fixed. yes I use sheet metal screws instead of clecos! Panel bonded those pieces. Was able to exercise the front struts pushing on the finished pieces. Plenty strong I'd say.

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Assembled the rear with new links. Control arm was only 2 years old...so didn't bother to paint it. And since it was an asr car, it had three pieces unique to asr. The diff and wheel speed sensor wire brackets. Let me tell you the ones on the car looked like something in a bronze age museum exhibit. But having beautiful ones on the parts car was a score, because the rear most one is nla. Here's new and old pieces as well.
Started longing to be done so took less pics too. Ended up buying new hard lines from shock to nitro cell as well. Everything looked so clean And crisp I couldn't leave the crusty lines there


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Just out of curiosity, whereabouts is this car living at? Judging by all the swiss cheese, it looks like your car either lives in the UK or similar region.

I strong believe that the UK must have invented acid rain to cause the sort of rust I come across on those cars. I refuse to buy any car coming out of the UK and Ireland because of the brown cancer.
 

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Car spent first 10 years in Myrtle Beach, next 14 in Pennsylvania.
Similar, yeah.
 

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Someone needs to develop an alternative to road salt, it's killing cars!
 
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