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About Uberoo

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  • Birthday 11/02/1987

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    lewiston,ID
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    offroading,upgrading car/s
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    78 BRAT
  1. Uberoo

    Wheelin video. Small clip

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  2. Hey Dan, are you gonna run the Cupid's Curse rally?It starts a few miles away from shotgun ohv park on saturday the 10th.

  3. Hey Gloyale clean out your PM box.
  4. Uberoo

    Lift vs wheel spacers

    I didn't know where "exactly" to put this so if its wrong, mods feel free to move it elsewhere. I have a 1984 Nissan 300zx turbo 5 speed.It was a really nice car until the PO parked it under a rotten carport and then it snowed 3 ft on top of it.So the passenger side of the roof/rear hatch/ RR quarter panel got smashed along with all the glass except the driver side.$850 later and its mine.I knew right off the bat it would never win trophies at a car show so decided to turn the car into a fun rallymobile, I removed the front and rear bumpers and made lighter tubular steel ones.The front bumper also integrates a crash bar/skidplate that protects the radiator/front suspension from rocks and small children . I want to put the smallest LT all terrains on it for more traction in gravel as well much more durability.The tire size that is reasonably small and common is a 215/75/15,stock tires are 215/60/15.Problem is in stock form the tires are about 1/2" away from the front spring perches. I can address that by running a 2" wheelspacer + a small strut top lift+ minor fender trimming, or I can cut apart the front struts and weld in a 2-3" spacer to move the spring perches up away from the tire.The 300zx uses a strut with a replaceable cartridge so I can take every thing apart and get good full strength welds. I'm wondering what would be the best way to go about getting the bigger tires to fit without ruining the handling of the car?
  5. Uberoo

    Lift block height

    673 miles according to mapquest.
  6. Which way are the strut tops on a 93 Impreza supposed to be orientated when installed on the car?Is there a mark or tab that is supposed to point in some direction or does it even matter?
  7. Uberoo

    Lift block height

    I'm hoping there IS a future owner rather than it turning into a camry.
  8. Uberoo

    Lift block height

    If it wasn't for bad luck Id have no luck at all.
  9. Do to a series of events I no longer have a place to work on my offroad 78 brat project so I need to sell it.The final plan was to run a tube front end that would hold the engine and hang the fenders off.Then after that it was gonna have a solid front axle with 4 links and 35" tires to start with.So right now everything forward of the firewall has been cut off leaving just enough of the original structure for one bolt to hold the fenders on.I welded in some tubes into the floor to give a strong place to mount suspension to.Out back the bed has been chopped 17" and currently a ea81 rear suspension is mounted and installed to give 7" of lift.The rear fenders are cut out enough for 31" to have full travel.The plan out back was also a solid axle with 4links.I know its not much to go off on but it also comes with a phase 1 EJ22+wireing harness, a suzuki samurai transfercase,a dana 30 HP front axle and a whole bunch of various subaru parts as well as a couple of extra doors. Pics are in the thread "lift block height" but I might be able to get more up to date pics on a lunchbreak or something. I just want someone who will finish the brat rather than scrap it.I dont want to see it scraped because I've worked on it in some way for the better part of 3 years and I dont want to see that all that hard work turn into $20 at the scrapyard.
  10. Uberoo

    Lift block height

    So I went to the winter wonderland gambler 500 and got in a lot of trouble.Long story short my gambler is stuck on the side of a mountain and it will stay there until someone removes it with a piece of tracked equipment.I'm out $1200 for a tow bill that the only thing happened was they told me the truck would be impossible to get out,and in exchange for paying for this my mom told me my projects have to go out of the garage.So the brat is for sale to anyone who will continue my work on it.It will be on a trailer soon to go to its new home with one of you or the scrap yard by next week.It goes with a bunch of parts for it, couple extra doors, an ej22+ wiring harness,dr 5 speed transmission,dana 30 HP front axle.I dont have a title to the shell, but I do have the title to another 78 brat and its complete dash comes with the car.Not sure if its the same where you live but around here they just check the dash vin. It has a ea81 rear suspension under it set up for 7" of lift,and currently no front suspension.
  11. yep.Snap ring at the bottom. rubber bearing cap up top. "some hammerage" blew the plastic shear pins.Ended up having to push out the lower bearing to get the shaft out with the collapsed shaft,and a deepwell socket on the steering wheel nut,and a hammer.Apparently the japanese engineers from mazda and subaru must have went to the same school because both steering shafts are almost identical even being made 10 years apart. only difference is the mazda shaft is a permanent piece of the steering box while the subaru is splined to go into the u joint. Now to go assemble the crossbreed steering column.So cross pollination between various japanese carmakers seems to be plug and play for some parts,but I'm pretty sure that when I introduce some american V6 DNA into the RX7 that I am gonna have to make sparks happen.
  12. So I'm putting the front suspension from a 93 impreza under the front of an 83 mazda RX7. The stock rx7 suspension is relatively weak when rallied,Parts are hard to find, and it uses recirculating ball steering for the ultimate in imprecise steering.The impreza suspension on the other hand rally is its bread and butter,parts are cheap and plentiful,and it uses rack and pinion steering, in addition to that it is only 1/2" wider than the rx7 WMS. The RX7 uses the above mentioned recirulating ball steering box that has the steering shaft as part of it.Then a tube slides over the steering shaft to allow it to be mounted in the car.I would like to keep the interior of the RX7 looking relatively stock so I would like to use the RX7 steering wheel and combination switch.The easiest way to do that looks to be to take the steering shaft out of the impreza column and put it in the "column jacket" from the mazda. or at least use the lower part of the impreza steering shaft and connect it to the upper part of the mazda steering shaft.So I am wondering how to I get the steering shaft out of the impreza column without destroying it? I have the parts out and I can set them side by side but before I but out the cut off wheel and mangle the impreza column if just wondering if there is a quick way to remove the shaft for the column.
  13. Just swap the entire EA82 front crossmber+ suspension in under the brat.EA82 axles do not fit in EA81 knuckles so they damn sure don't fit in EA71 knuckles.Then EA82 balljoints don't fit in ea81 control arms... then just swap the strut top hats from the EA71 stuff on the EA82 struts.
  14. The EA81 has a 92 bore and a 67mm stroke,and I can personally attest to the fact that if spun up to 8500 RPM it sounds like it is about to scatter itself all over the road but it never did.I can also attest to fact that if you enter a mud hole at 8K+ and suck up the tiniest bit of water in the engine you will bend every pushrod in the engine.
  15. Unless I am misunderstanding you,I need to remove the steering wheel,the turn signals,drop the column,undo the bolts holding the cast aluminum piece to the column,take off cast aluminum piece, rotated innards 180*,then reassemble the whole thing?
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