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    im aware of the engine bay size difference thats why I went dseries, shoulf fit fine with little/no trimming , also why I didnt go bseries, im going to have axles made for now and change hubs/knuckles later in the front for big brake upgrade and simply redrill the rear drums for 4x100 , and there is no rust on my car thank god its been a sheltered north gawga car its whole life, going to go pick the car up here shortly
     
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    Another thing. Check out some good IPF head light lenses. I had some like what looks like you have, and didn't last that long (started clouding up).
    I have them in my '95 2500, '96 cherokee 2dr, and son's 01 cherokee. They're a GREAT lens that kicks up the light in the upper right for street signs
    and you can put in whatever H4 bulb you want. (I have 55/100w) Also get a light harness upgrade with ceramic plugs. WELL worth it, I think I paid around 95.00, bulbs, lenses, and 25.00 for the harness.
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/ARB-7x6-Rec...ash=item488d784ae4:g:0tMAAOSwbsBXp7Qp&vxp=mtr

    These are a bit more:

    https://jet.com/product/detail/4ded...395487_pla-290559810707:na:na:na:2&code=PLA15

    I don't trust these LED's that are "supposed" to last for 20yrs..
    And you can't adjust the beam all that well either. More of a flood light than anything.

    Here's a harness: pretty much gets load right from battery.
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/H4-9003-HAR...ash=item5b3646376e:g:EAAAAOSwaNBUc2W-&vxp=mtr



    Oh, are you in need of 'stock' bumbers/ends or are you making up some?
    I think I have some grills/marker lights too.

    On the re-drilling the drums: They're little tiny, 'thin' ones. And in the past, peeps had issues with them cracking after drilling and that's just 'street' driving.. Even with a chamfer.
    If you can, look for 2g (80-83) wagon rear drums. I think they would just swap over from the backing plate and were a little bigger (and 4/100) Just had that funky adjuster that seized up.
    I have some from a 77 wagon, but they're 4/120mm
     
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    Well the meantime I am probably going to use the 4x120 stuff I have 50mm adaptors to 4x114 so that gives me some cool wheel tire combos, I bought new brakes for the front and rear and new stock control arms for the front because the bushings are worn, but a brake upgrade will be needed eventually, I'm also assuming I'm just going to have axles made for it I was told one side will work fine but one is too short
     
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    im also using a 91 si trans without the half shaft
     
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    @78civic are you familiar with dseries swaps into first gens ?
     
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    ive also got the stock metal bumpers btw
     
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    ok making some progress finally , traded my .45 shield for a spare blacktop zc and a RARE ZC trans with axles to match soo now my high comp motor doesnt have to be finished to drop this thing in and roll, soo im going to transfer all my new parts and re-seal this engine and supposed to be getting dropped off at fab on april 14th

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    Some Progress , Car is now Sponsored by Koruworks LLC and will be getting dropped off for fabrication after the last Formula Drift event for the year. Also got picked up by HiRevz Clothing Co. and is having T-Shirts made , as soon as fabrication and paint is finished im signed on to do a shoot for S3 Magazine ... big things in the works and finally making some progress 35356746_2138447592861908_1066601535359680512_n.jpg
     
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    Ready to be dropped of for fab 20181007_181426.jpg 20181007_133647.jpg
     
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    ITR Reps are going to look nice :) 20181105_190119.jpg 20181105_190135.jpg
     
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    You've got that thing 90% gutted already. Are you going to take the dash out when you get it painted and just do the whole car inside and out?
     
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    pro tip: paint the dash with the car, it saves time.
     
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    I dont think im going to strip the interior down to bare metal and paint it, game plan was to do a coating of undercarrage paint and then carpet, im probably going to find stock doors to go back on soo I can ditch the shaved handles , ive got a minty dash and oem center console to go in
     
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    All the glass is coming out for paint tho and engine bay is getting painted
     
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    Getting dropped off at fab shop in the morning for engine to be installed, new seats and fuel cell mounted and exaust made 20181109_205541.jpg 20181110_165946.jpg 20181110_170750.jpg 20181110_171128.jpg 20181110_172419.jpg 20181110_200457.jpg
     
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    I can't remember, are you repainting it the same color or something different?
     
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    I meant paint the dash too don’t bother taping it...
     
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