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Old 03-23-2013, 05:44 PM   #20721
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With best intentions he did recommend someone, but the shop wouldn't take up on the job, like others - they can't find parts and don't want to mess with this getrag unit.

I'm thinking it will end up wth me doing all the work in garage and... let's just say I'm not looking forward to wrestle tranny with car on jackstands :/
I don't know much about tranny's, but if you need help, I'll come lend a hand. I wanna learn more stuff anyways, so there's no better way to learn!
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Old 03-23-2013, 06:05 PM   #20722
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I don't know much about tranny's, but if you need help, I'll come lend a hand. I wanna learn more stuff anyways, so there's no better way to learn!
I appreciate that, but keep in mind I myself am just learning, spending every free day working on my car.

I'm thinking.. what am I going to do with my life when the car is finally fixed, my routine will fall aparat ;)
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Old 03-23-2013, 06:11 PM   #20723
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I appreciate that, but keep in mind I myself am just learning, spending every free day working on my car.

I'm thinking.. what am I going to do with my life when the car is finally fixed, my routine will fall aparat ;)
Well two brains, is always better than one right? Yeah, I agree. I'm hoping to get a decent scholarship so I can get a second car, then the SVT is getting completely rebuilt. So I have a while of planning and dreaming.
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Old 03-23-2013, 06:17 PM   #20724
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Well two brains, is always better than one right? Yeah, I agree. I'm hoping to get a decent scholarship so I can get a second car, then the SVT is getting completely rebuilt. So I have a while of planning and dreaming.
Complete rebuilt is what I'm doing, hehe. You're welcome to come by any Sunday and have a look. The reason I don't ask for hands-on help is because I don't expect anyone to have patience as I clean and restore every little piece :P . And some of the guys here already did sacrifice a lot of their time to help with my timing belt job which was a very problematic one.
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Old 03-23-2013, 06:26 PM   #20725
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Complete rebuilt is what I'm doing, hehe. You're welcome to come by any Sunday and have a look. The reason I don't ask for hands-on help is because I don't expect anyone to have patience as I clean and restore every little piece :P . And some of the guys here already did sacrifice a lot of their time to help with my timing belt job which was a very problematic one.
You clearly already know more than me, so I'm sure there is at least something for me to learn. Yeah, the next time I have a free Sunday, I'll PM you!
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Old 03-23-2013, 07:20 PM   #20726
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I try to imagine Paul's big evil smile as he thinks of two noobs trying to do transmission work on SVT :)
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Old 03-23-2013, 10:35 PM   #20727
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Welp. Trying to do the dogbone...and one of the bolts is so stripped it won't even come out with a vise grip.. Don't know what to do. Been at it for an hour and a half with my step dad.
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Old 03-24-2013, 12:16 AM   #20728
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come over my place sunday or monday i have good tools for stripped bolts
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Old 03-24-2013, 12:24 AM   #20729
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I can't. Unfortunately we tore out whatever was left of the old bushing, so now the car isn't exactly driveable. I just read about sope hyper socket tools, so I'm gonna try to get some tomorrow. Hopefully can get a ride to the store from a friend.
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Well let me know if you were able to get the tools, if not then maybe I could bring mine. But not sure if I will have car available so first try to get that ride from your friend.
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