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Old 05-09-2009, 03:12 PM   #31
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rotor direction

Very nice, like the attention to detail, but the other WAGON owners with drums..confused & envious. You might need to double check your rotor direction, look closely at the cooling veins/fins, should be pulling the air flow from the inside to the outside IF they are directional rotors, if not....NEVERMIND
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painted black. I'm now rockin' them with Rota center caps. Guess i'll rename the to inverted Grids.
 
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Old 05-09-2009, 03:15 PM   #32
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Thanks buddy! Yeah, i thought about it. But the instructions on the Rotors are to lace as i did. I'll maybe fab somthing up to get air to them for cooling.. maybe another hot-to
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Old 05-09-2009, 03:30 PM   #33
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For your normal use they're probably not get close to any serious high heat. Track use maybe..be one mean wagon on the track. Did you sell the RS wheels to fund this suspension project or just a change in looks?
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Nah, i sold them cause i didn't even use them. I have too many sets of wheels.
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GREAT Job! Your pics are clear and sharp. I will assume that is the work of your "helper". Kudos to her!! Great writeup! Killer Wagon!
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Thanks man! Most of the pics i took myself, she took a about 20% of them. I asked her to put on her cheerleader outfit to cheer me on and for the pics, but she didn't budge
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Use your nuts to hold in strut in place
You truly are THE man!

Further, that is probably the best 'how-to' I've ever read online or in print.

I learned a lot from this, thank you for the great effort & time!
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Great write up. Just curious has anyone else had trouble getting the balljoints to slip in the spindle?

I swapped spindles and put in new moog balljoints. On one side I had to hollow out the spindle just a little to allow the balljoint to slip in all the way.

I thought maybe it was the balljoint but my stock balljoint wouldnt fit either. This was from a 00 and swapped to a svt spindle for bigger brakes.
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total cost involved??
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Ooooh, can't remember the exact amount
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