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Old 07-01-2015, 05:45 AM   #101
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Re: 1976 Square "Simple Green"

So like I posted up above the DJM control arms didn't work out. So I ordered up the CPP upper and lower arms. Now these babies are nice. And I didn't have any issues as I have seen some other members post about. They are really nice upgrade. I would post a pic but until I figure out how to stop having my pics flipped around from my phone. And I had to order another lowering kit for it cause I sold the one that was on the truck. This time I bought a complete Belltech kit but purchased the 2" drop coils they have to keep the same amount of drop spindles coils flip and street performance shocks. I got to figure out or to get my pics to show up correctly.
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Old 07-01-2015, 11:48 AM   #102
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CPP control arms and CPP sway bar
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Old 07-01-2015, 11:52 AM   #103
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Other side lol.
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Old 07-01-2015, 01:05 PM   #104
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Nice!
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Old 07-01-2015, 01:31 PM   #105
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Old motor and old headers I put on. This old motor is the reason for the 3rd lowering kit I have now sitting in the garage that I'm putting on. I will get into that soon. At this time I didn't have the inner fenders in but I do now.
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Old 07-01-2015, 01:32 PM   #106
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Thanks man I really like them. They look good plus are a suspension enhancement.
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Old 07-01-2015, 02:03 PM   #107
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Little LED headlight upgrade. I can see now lol. I should have done this with my other squares I owned in the past. I will put these up against any HID headlights. Plus they are a plug and play. No running wires or running relays. I forgot also the clear running/turn signals upfront.
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Old 07-01-2015, 02:05 PM   #108
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Clear side markers also
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Old 07-01-2015, 06:35 PM   #109
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The 12 bolt case was still good to go but the internals had to go. Nothing was wrong with them but doing a one wheel burnout is not cool lol. Truck originally had a open diff 3.08. Not anymore I put a Detroit Tru Track limit slip in it with a motive 3.73 gear.
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Old 07-01-2015, 06:36 PM   #110
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3.73. No noise. Really nice setup.
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Old 07-01-2015, 08:41 PM   #111
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Now about the old motor. Well I got the truck to drive show it off and run around with the fam. My lil boy loves the truck but wants it to be red lol. That won't happen. So when I got the truck it had 95k on it. I drove it changed the oil every 500 miles cause under the valve covers didn't look that great some oil sludge buildup. Well one day at linch I dove it out to get a burger and while sitting in line I heard the motor go knock knock. Trust me I didn't want to answer. So at the 105,578 mark the motor let go. It was a sad day that day but everything happens for a reason. And to be honest this sounds bad I am sure glad it did. Cause that motivated me to get a motor with over 550hp. 565 to be exact on the Dyno. My new race motor hahaha. Is balanced and blueprinted 385 stroker. I wanted to be diff so I didn't get a 383 like most. So with all the lighter parts of the motor it raised the front end up a .5" so that is why I got another lowering kit. Got the CPP new style drop spindles 2.5" and the CPP 3" lowering coils CPP flip kit. And front and rear Doetsch Schocks. So now I have a Belltech losing kit going to be taking space in the garage.
Here is my new motor I will post up a few pics.
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Old 07-01-2015, 08:42 PM   #112
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Re: 1976 Square "Simple Green"

AFR 210 heads!! Motor is forged top to bottom. I did not spare anything on this motor. And that lower rad hose now is SS braid I didnt have it on in this pic.
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Old 07-01-2015, 08:43 PM   #113
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Headman long tubes 1 3/4. I changed the valve covers to the fancy ones profound makes.
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Old 07-01-2015, 08:46 PM   #114
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I think it looks great in the truck. Draws people in at the shows.
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Old 07-01-2015, 08:48 PM   #115
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Polished out 3 core champion rad with dual fans. Used the painless kit for this that is dual activated. Easy to wire up.
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Old 07-01-2015, 08:50 PM   #116
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Running a 3" x pipe from collectors back with 3" Borla muffler. It sounds damn good!!!
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Old 07-01-2015, 08:53 PM   #117
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Here is the Dyno video of motor they did several pulls and the max hp was 565 with 535 trq. I got the Dyno sheets in the folder. I don't know if this will work cause I'm not doing that good of a job posting pics. Now in the video you will notice timing cover and oil pan a different color. Well I told them everything to be chrome or polished they must have forgot. But they took care of it for me.

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Old 07-02-2015, 01:09 PM   #118
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HOT DAMN! Congrats! Bet you're workin' that new posi now!
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Old 07-02-2015, 01:30 PM   #119
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this thing is awesome, going to keep tabs on this build
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Old 07-02-2015, 09:31 PM   #120
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HOT DAMN! Congrats! Bet you're workin' that new posi now!
Lol! You know it man. Runs great especially with my 3000-3500 stall convertor and new tranny. Truck stay right at the power band. Hot and go and so do the tires lol. And these Yoko 22" tires are not cheap.
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Old 07-02-2015, 09:41 PM   #121
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Re: 1976 Square "Simple Green"

Well got the CPP front lowering kit done today. Took the Belltech off didn't even have them on long enough to get any rust on the spindles or coils lol. Now the Belltech will be collecting dust in the garage. Man it is sitting pretty with the new drop. I painted the CPP spindles with VHT caliper black paint for protection. And the coils well they are black powder so no need to touch them. And I figured out why I was never good at math cause by CPP 2.5 drop spindles and 3" drop coils equals 6" drop lol. Plus replaced the old splash shields with CPP ones. I will get pics tomorrow I had to hurry and get everything installed and torqued to spec and get to a cookout. I should have taken pics before I installed it but I could not wait to get it on. It's been sitting in my garage for a week begging me to install it. But I will still get a few pics and post.
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Old 07-03-2015, 02:51 AM   #122
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Where you get those 7" led's from???
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Old 07-03-2015, 07:50 AM   #123
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engine sounds nasty dude
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Old 07-03-2015, 12:21 PM   #124
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engine sounds nasty dude
Thanks. Sounds even better now with the 3" exhaust x pipe and the Borlas on it! Had a guy in a New Shelby GT 500 pull up next to me at the light one day. He said man idk what you have in that truck but it sounds damn good and it sure is beating the pavement up lol.

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Old 07-03-2015, 12:29 PM   #125
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Where you get those 7" led's from???
A few companies make them but only 2 companies make them with the projectors. The projectors gives you better focal point and better light cut off. JW Speaker makes them and Oracle Lighting makes them. Well I am not spending $800 for JW Speaker lights. So I got the Oracle Lighting lights at half price. Only difference is one is made here and the other is made in China and one is DOT approved and the other is off road. I got them on sale for $365. Now you can get on Amazon and type in 7 inch LED headlights and Phillips, GE, Truck Litt all will show up and you can get them for cheaper but they will not have the projectors. And people report with out the projectors you will get a x pattern on the road. But they still are leaps and bounds over the old holagen lights.
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