Wow it's been a long time since I updated this. I don't have any pictures as I haven't actually completed much since my last entry. Work and life just seem t... Show moreo pile up and get in the way of project goals now.
The transmission swap was unsuccessful, we were not able to finish the Muncie swap in time and shoved a 2004R behind the Poncho instead. This had it's own issues with TV cable adjustments and the like which created more headaches and just devolved from there.
So far I've completed small goals like repeatedly tuning the Holley carb because it's a jackass and likes to run through a set of gaskets every couple months. And I have finally gotten the 2004R to behave somewhat and shift almost properly.
I did swap some bucket seats from a mid 2000s Buick in, which I may have detailed at some point but I forget. Anyways they are way too tall so they will be coming out as soon as I can find some third or fourth generation F-Body seats to replace them with.
That's about it. Since my daughter came along my free time for projects has largely been eaten up for good reason but I am hoping that after this winter I should be able to get some good work done in the spring.
Been busy putting the car back together, prepping it for transport up to my dad's. As soon as I get back from the Barrie swap meet we will be hauling it up f... Show moreor a week. I am going to attempt to do my 4 speed swap as fast as possible and have the car back on the road in under a week.
To prepare for this I have been stockpiling parts that need to be swapped out so hopefully I haven't forgotten anything. Show Less
It took years of time, lots of money and more than a bit of blood and sweat to do but by 2009 the beast was about 60% complete ag... Show moreain. The Poncho ran like a top, the whole front end was brand new and the major body work began. Show Less
I picked this car up from a junk yard with my dad back in 2005; no expectations to meet just a sense of "what the hell have I got... Show more myself into?" going through my mind. $700 and a tow truck later my project began. Show Less