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Old 02-27-2011, 10:11 AM   #1
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Talking Epic'* 93 ssei Project

Well im sure a few of you remember my black 93 ssei, well i though today was a good day to start my project thread. My bonnie;* going to get a nice overhaul
Here a link for the people that forgot or havent see the bonnie yet https://www.gmforum.com/your-ride-gm-pictures-videos-89/epics-93-ssei-286048/

so this is what ive been doing on the warm days a couple weeks ago.

frist thing i did was clean my shop/barn

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Big Big diffrence but i think i found a little trash lol
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next i had to set up sone redneck toons lmfao
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also id we need a break from working on the car or get to frustrated we can go play some barn ball
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now to get into the actual start of the project. i bought a engine stand from advanced and borrowed my buddys engine hoist he used for his eagle talon build
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but just one problem we forgot to load the leg supports in my car ill have to get though in the morning.

thats it untill tommorow
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Old 02-27-2011, 10:21 AM   #2
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Shop looks way better. So much safer when your not tripping over stuff.
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well when i got off work this morning i was able to go to my buddys house and get though 2 legs i needed
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now sence thats all set to go i was able to move my bonnie.

the car have been sitting like this for about 6 months
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now time to move here, i took the from bumper off so i could hook her up to the tractor
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now 40 min l8r after realigning the tires ever 5 sec i got here in there pretty good not to bad for no one helping me =p
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now before winter hit i all rdy did some work on her i took the hood off and some stuff put the engine bay i also took one of the head off, i wanted to see if the pistons were damaged at all from the ticking nosie i was geting and also eating a spark plug
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ok how do i edit postes cuz the second picture and the 3rd to last pics need swaped
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after waking up from my nap got some more done my buddy came over and helped out we jacked the car up got both tires off and axles, got the ac off and the power steering, also the rear exhaust so she all ready to pull tommorow. we would have got her pulled tonight but the cool got to us, wish ihad a bullet heater. ill post pic up l8r
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The hoist will work much better now.

just pulled my engine today, this cold is getting real old.
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That'* going to be one heck of a project. So you are hoping to keep the engine she came with and fixing everything else up?
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thats whats up i hope to pull mine tommorow and ya i want summer to be here already.
yes my hope is to keep the motor thats in it but who every before me put some radiator fixer in it and cloged up some coolent passages in the head gasket area so hopfuly eveything ok
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lol i had a brain fart and pressed post before i was finished. ill be fixing up the body and i have some special plans for the motor if its ok but i dont expect this build to be dont right away cuz when ever i have the extra money after paying my car payment and all that i put the extra in to the big thing that kicked this off is my taxes return, so whenever i get that back you will see some bottem end progress hopfuly
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here the pic from working on it last night. heres my buddy in hes firestone gear he'* the one with the gt35r talon.
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heres a couple of pics of the motor and engine bay doesnt rly look like to much is done but we did
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