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    1. The day is drawing near, friends. Not a whole lot...

      The day is drawing near, friends. Not a whole lot left to do. Man, I am going to lose my freakin' mind when I finally hear her run.

      Unfortunately, I probably won't hear her run until after I get...
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      :laugh::thumbup:

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    3. http://i.imgur.com/yCLmwgph.jpg Wiring up the...

      http://i.imgur.com/yCLmwgph.jpg

      Wiring up the 4L60E tonight.



      Strange concept, right!? :laugh:
    4. They still do, but not until after the rest of...

      They still do, but not until after the rest of the car has caught up with the build. There's still brakes, suspension, interior, rear end, etc that all need to be addressed before I worry about more...
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      http://i.imgur.com/GlXFYl3h.jpg

      http://i.imgur.com/GlXFYl3h.jpg
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      Had to do it to my car to make it legal. I'm okay...

      Had to do it to my car to make it legal. I'm okay with it.

      "It's for safety, officer!"

      http://i.imgur.com/GlXFYl3h.jpg
    7. It has an aftermarket tachometer already...

      It has an aftermarket tachometer already installed to the right of the gauge cluster. The stock one will not work, but the aftermarket one will.
    8. If you follow Freiburger on FB, like this post....

      If you follow Freiburger on FB, like this post. :cool:

      https://www.facebook.com/DavidFreiburger/posts/1449539132029693
    9. With the car already having a carb-ready fuel...

      With the car already having a carb-ready fuel system (especially since I already had the carburetor and didn't have to buy one), going with the carb on the 5.3 was drastically cheaper than converting...
    10. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUEVwx3-3gs ...

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUEVwx3-3gs


      Made some more progress. Got all the essential electronics wired up, and the car cranks. My 3/8" engine risers should arrive later today (6/9/15)...
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      Just found this! $5000 :banghead: ...

      Just found this! $5000 :banghead:

      http://i.imgur.com/vp5xTL3.png
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      http://media.giphy.com/media/pcfdfm6hjTvji/giphy.g...

      http://media.giphy.com/media/pcfdfm6hjTvji/giphy.gif
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      Exactly. It was actually kind of depressing, 9...

      Exactly. It was actually kind of depressing, 9 out of 10 ones here locally for sale in the Houston area are pretty decent and in good shape, but asking prices averaged well north of $7000! :banghead:...
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      Guy was asking $3000, bargained to $2500. Not...

      Guy was asking $3000, bargained to $2500. Not bad, IMO.
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      Excuse me, I have to go change my pants. German...

      Excuse me, I have to go change my pants. German plates on it too!

      Man what I'd do for a CUCV.... there are one or two floating around, and are in the $8k+ range for one that isn't all clapped out....
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      Broncos, Blazers, Ramchargers!

      Oh my God do I love these awesome hillbilly trucks. My buddy and I have been raving over Broncos the last few weeks, and naturally I've been scoping them out on Craigslist ever since. Said buddy beat...
    17. Got the car up on stands. Lots of room underneath...

      Got the car up on stands. Lots of room underneath now. Got the engine and transmission leveled, ran across another mild roadblock. Need taller body-side engine mounts and a new transmission mount...
    18. Transmission tunnel cut was successful. The...

      Transmission tunnel cut was successful. The remainder of it will be removed when I get the rest of the interior out. For now, the engine and trans sit very comfortably in the engine bay.
      ...
    19. Got some headway today. The transmission tunnel...

      Got some headway today. The transmission tunnel was already hammered in quite a bit from fitting the 700R4 in there, and the 4L60E's bellhousing is slightly bulkier. That combined with the stock oil...
    20. I'm really lucky. The people in the background of...

      I'm really lucky. The people in the background of the video were my neighbors! :laugh: They love this ****.

      I got it to idle today, and did a few gnarly WOT pulls too. :cool:

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