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  1. Jkviper

    Condenser Orientation

    I’m wondering if it is absolutely necessary to mount the condenser with the #8 hose on top. I’d prefer to mount it on the bottom and would like to know if that will create an issue. Thanks for the help. Joel
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    Placement of cooling tubes under front control arm

    Hi everyone, Have a question about placement for the cooling tubes under the front control arms at full droop. Based on what I see, if I place the cooling tube with small gap, say 1/16” under the front control arm, the bottom of the cooling tube is about even with the underside of the chassis...
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    My status changed

    Hi, I noticed my paypal supporter fee was recently sent automatically, but my status of supporter disappeared and can no longer update my posts. please update my status. Thanks, Joel
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    304L or 316L for cooling tube elbows

    Hi, I am planning on having some elbows welded to the stainless steel cooling tubes. I see there is a choice between 304L and 316L stainless and that 316L is more corrosion resistant. My question is which is the better choice? I assume matching what is in the kit makes the most sense, but...
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    Question on SLC Brake and clutch lines

    Hi, I received these four pieces with my kit. I only need two and think thsee connect the clutch and the rear brake lines which ended in the middle of the spyder on the driver side of the car. Thanks for the help. Closeup...
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    Radiator Bleed Setup Question

    Hi, looking for some recommendations with regard to the following 1)Is it necessary to run a bleeder line from the top of the radiator back to the header tank? Is it sufficient to just bleed the system on setup by opening the top drain valve slightly connect a hose temporarily, bleed the...
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    Mounting SLC Street Splitter?

    Hi, just trying to get a sense for how the splitter attaches to the radiator box front compartment. The are the two approaches I am thinking of.. 1)Is it attached to the underside of the radiator box by screws across the front and that also go through the bottom plate that secure both side...
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    Fan Shroud, To Weld or Not To Weld?

    Figure I’d pose this question. I am in the process of fabricating a fan shroud and haven’t decided how I will mount it. Looks like most builders simply weld it to the radiator and wondering if that is the recommended approach. I have dual brushless fans and they weigh 4.4 pounds each so figure...
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    Front tire poke at zero toe and zero camber

    Figure I’d throw out this issue for some comments before I contact RCR. I just put the body on the chassis for the first time and it appears my front tires stick out too far. I chose the recommended tire sizes on the Superlite web site which is 285-30-19 for the front and 335-25-20 for the...
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    FS USA Perma-Cool Standard Electric Fans 19122

    Have two 12” fans for sale, brand new, never installed, includes fan mounting ties. Each fan is $39 plus shipping...
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    FS USA Q1A Springs

    For sale 1 pair Q1A 7HT650 - brand new and never installed. $50 plus actual shipping cost. Size is 2.5” by 7” 650 lbs per inch spring... 1 pair Q1A 7HT850 - brand new and never installed. $50 plus actual shipping cost. Size is 2.5” by 7” 850 lbs per inch spring.
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    Smaht Pahk in an SLC

    Anyone adding this mod to their build? Best Super Bowl Commercial IMO.
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    Lubricating Control Arm Rod Ends

    Looking for some advice on what to lubricate the bolts that go through the control arm rod ends with. I assume there should be some type of lube needed and wonder what others recommend. Thanks for the help. See a pic of control arms below....
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    Go with stock thermostat or a cooler thermostat?

    I am a long way from go cart mode, but figure I’d throw this question out. I plan to run a Gen V LT4 Engine with a Stock ECU, not a crate ECU due to emissions compliance. Also planning on using the stock ECU to control the brushless fans I picked up. Not sure what temperature they turn on but...
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    Do I need to reinstall my front ball joints?

    Merry Christmas everyone. I accidentally installed the front Ball joints with the nuts on top. The manual states for clearance issues they should be installed with the nuts underneath. Just wondering if this is a real issue and I should reinstall, but can’t figure out what could interfere with...
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    Need some help calculating serpentine belt length

    Hi, I need a custom belt since I swapped the location of the alternator and compressor on an LT4. The blue tape measures 70.5” and it goes around the tensioner(tensioner is not engaged and relaxed). Wondering how much length I need to subtract for the real belt with tensioner engaged. Thanks...
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    need help identifying this small copper line on the AC/Heat exchanger

    Just curious what this thin copper line is which is soldered to the top of the fitting. I want to re-clock the fitting and wondering if this is a small hollow tube and I have to be very careful not to kink it or just a solid copper wire. I appreciate the help.
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    Correct shocks for SL-C

    Hi, My kit was delivered crated so not sure which shocks go in the front and which in the rear Have a pair of QA1 DD303, extended length is 12.625” Also a pair of QA1 DD401, extended length is 14” One other question is that according to, recommended spring length is 7-9” for...
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    Width of GM LS or LT throttle pedal

    Hi everyone, looking for a little assistance. Can anyone provide a measurement of the width of a GM accelerator pedal assembly as installed on the Tilton pedal assembly with the supplied RCR bracket? See the attached picture, would like to know the width including the mounting screws. Just...
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    My content

    Ron, When I click on “your content” in my profile, looks like it stopped logging on June 11th. I like this feature so hopefully it can be re-enabled. Thanks, Joel