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Re: Project Warhead
« Reply #30 on: July 14, 2019, 03:20:18 PM »
Yes please
And the panel
On or off of car

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Re: Project Warhead
« Reply #31 on: July 14, 2019, 11:38:14 PM »
I can do the trim ring but im not going to pull off the carpet panel just yet. Just not enough room have the rear end inside of Wagon as storage space at this time if you do some searching on this forum you should be able to find some good pictures of the carpet panel. Here is a bit of info i have saved for when I get to that point. These are the clips that hold the carpet panel on.

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Re: Project Warhead
« Reply #32 on: July 15, 2019, 06:20:34 PM »
Thanks 
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Re: Project Warhead
« Reply #33 on: July 22, 2019, 05:54:55 AM »
Got the passenger side suspension taken apart. Surprisingly the lower control arm bushing bolt i didn't have any problems with taking it out. Unlike drivers side inner sleeve was rusted to the bolt. Just need to remove the old bushings and ball joints then i can blast them and then paint.

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Re: Project Warhead
« Reply #34 on: July 22, 2019, 05:58:14 AM »
Sorry Spacecowboy I wasn't able to remove the trim ring I tryed a little bit  but it wasn't going to come out easily without breaking so i left it for now. Plus i was out of time had to go to work. Took 2 pictures for you hope it helps.

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Re: Project Warhead
« Reply #35 on: July 22, 2019, 06:15:09 AM »
Also noticed something interesting on the spindle that wasnt on the driver's side or i just forgot. Is this white foam almost like the thin packaging foam. Anyone know what this is, or needed after rebuild. Only thing I can think of is a sealing surface for the wheel bearing.

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Re: Project Warhead
« Reply #36 on: July 23, 2019, 08:19:42 AM »
Thanks
Warhead
And I took dust plates off
2 1979 wagons and that white
Foam was behind them
For a seal.
Let me know if you find new ones
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Re: Project Warhead
« Reply #37 on: July 23, 2019, 08:31:38 AM »
No problem. Yeah i noticed on an older picture that it was behind the brake dust shield. Guess i forgot it was on the driver's side. If i do find new part ill let you know.

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Re: Project Warhead
« Reply #38 on: July 23, 2019, 11:37:33 AM »
Also noticed something interesting on the spindle that wasnt on the driver's side or i just forgot. Is this white foam almost like the thin packaging foam.

Yea, I saw that too when I was replacing my rotors with re-mans, I had never taken the dust shield of any of the Pintos I owned since back in the day. Your right, it does look like packaging foam, I remember thinking the same thing, :)  Nice progress on your wagon- keep them coming, it spurs us all on, those of us who have projects in our garage, to focus on our builds.
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Re: Project Warhead
« Reply #39 on: July 31, 2019, 02:31:46 AM »
Got the old bushings removed and control arms sand blasted and clean. Now time for paint.

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Re: Project Warhead
« Reply #40 on: July 31, 2019, 02:50:01 AM »
Thanks Scott. I try to work on my Pinto at least 1 to 2 days a week on my days off. Car is stored at a friends house or would probably be more days. As for the foam did a little research it's only there for vibrations of the shield and keep dust out. Some say foam n shield is not needed but im going keep mine lol. I found out packing foam max temp is 160 to 180f. Brakes can get up to 300F normal driving. Also found a company that sells hi temp foam https://www.stockwell.com/gasket-types/

They have high temp foam sheets may be able to make your own.

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Re: Project Warhead
« Reply #41 on: August 16, 2019, 11:47:27 PM »
Got my upper control arm bushings in. My question is does the inner sleeve seat all the way to the lip of the bar? And does it look right?

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Re: Project Warhead
« Reply #42 on: August 27, 2019, 03:25:52 AM »
Got my bushings in on my lower control arms. Come a long way from what they used to look like.

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Re: Project Warhead
« Reply #43 on: September 08, 2019, 12:30:47 AM »
Took the passenger strut rod off looks like I'll have to by a new one from speedway.

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