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Old 28-02-2020, 06:42
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In order to prepare the car for gravel use this year, I raised the ride height up 1 inch. It had a 2 inch lowering kit on the rear springs, and I wanted more suspension travel. The fronts are coilovers, so adjusting them is very easy.



And, everytime I take parts off of my cars, I always renew/refinish them.



The leafspring mount on the NS looked suspect, and I was right.
Here's a shot of all of the rot removed.



The internal guard piece was barely attached, so I made up a new one.
And dusted off the welder.




It's a horrible piccie, but this is all sorted.
I over built it, adding in an additional support plate I made from 16 gauge sheet.



The car as it currently sits..
I have to run it around a bit to get the suspension to settle and make more final adjustments.

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Very nice car ..
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Thank you Sir!

I finally got around to ordering a new trans output seal, as it's been a slow leak all last year.

A little bit of help getting the propshaft bolts loose.



All in good shape, save a sticky rear u joint.
Luckily, after cleaning it up nicely, it was able to be revived...just too much crud in the joint boots.


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The propshaft looks sharp with new coats of epoxy.



A deep socket 35mm was perfect for seating the new seal.





And the car is getting better, every day I work on it.
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