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post #1749 of (permalink) Old 09-27-2015, 05:32 PM Thread Starter
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Well not really any updates...

Finally got my Moon Face Super Lap ball joints pressed in. And Installed them.

DSC_5054_zps3qqu5z80 by Corey Wattelet, on Flickr

DSC_5270_zps0xym33au by Corey Wattelet, on Flickr

I was also going to install my Ikeya rear subframe spacers...

DSC_5268_zpsl1sf4nww by Corey Wattelet, on Flickr

But as you can see in that picture, I have 6 out of 8 spacers required some how... Ordered new and I never took them out of the box until last weekend. Still working to sort things out and see if I can get what I need. May be SOL...

I've been having issues with my front tires lately. Basically my front alignment is bad, KILLED my front tires, one kept going low over night. Went on vacation for a week and came back and one had basically debeaded sitting in the garage. So I'm over it, pulled the wheels off, swapped my OEM arms for the old Cusco's, raised the car (and was going to install the subframe spacer but obviously couldn't do that).

So back to winter mode about a month and a half earlier than I wanted. Lots of decisions to be made over the coming winter months...

DSC_5316_zpsbtxwwv7y by Corey Wattelet, on Flickr

As you can see, my front alignment was junk and destroyed my tires.

DSC_5318_zpsghlbro53 by Corey Wattelet, on Flickr

DSC_5319_zpspyptriik by Corey Wattelet, on Flickr

DSC_5320_zpsooeas94e by Corey Wattelet, on Flickr

DSC_5323_zps0ymgbodc by Corey Wattelet, on Flickr

DSC_5325_zps7b6rdedj by Corey Wattelet, on Flickr


I'm tired of stretched tires, worrying about debeading and worrying about bending a wheel. So now I have to decide if I want to stick with the Blitz or not lol

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