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Forum: Performance Modifications   04-01-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Retro_R/T
Finding a vacuum leak . . . my story

Thought I'd share a little issue I've had . . . been trying to figure out a vaccum leak that appeared after I pulled off my manifold to paint it. I kept getting codes but they weren't consistant....
Forum: Performance Modifications   03-24-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,846
Posted By Retro_R/T
Very broad question so expect reciprocal answers...

Very broad question so expect reciprocal answers . . . .

funds and desire to "open" the engine also plays a part

I have done the following:
cai
85mm tb
6.4 cam
stainless works LT headers...
Forum: Interior Discussion / Modifications   02-10-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,190
Posted By Retro_R/T
Thought I'd post a quick pic of the steering...

Thought I'd post a quick pic of the steering wheel . . . . . It seems brighter due to the flash but all-in-all it matches and I'm pretty happy with it. I tried to paint the silver trim pieces chrome,...
Forum: Interior Discussion / Modifications   02-06-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,190
Posted By Retro_R/T
actually painted by yours truly . . . .

actually painted by yours truly . . . .
Forum: Classic Dodge Challenger Specific   02-04-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,016
Posted By Retro_R/T
I'm just full of tricks aren't I . . . . Lot's of...

I'm just full of tricks aren't I . . . . Lot's of trial and error brother but yes it's a faux finish.

I probably spent at least 10-15 hours on this but some of that was a learning curve. Watched a...
Forum: Interior Discussion / Modifications   02-04-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,190
Posted By Retro_R/T
Retro styled Steering wheel for the R/T

I've been working on this project for quite a while, lot's of trial and error . . . . . However, I guess it was worth it as I am very happy with the way it finally tuned out . . . . plan to install...
Forum: Classic Dodge Challenger Specific   02-03-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,016
Posted By Retro_R/T
this pic is a little dated but I still have...

this pic is a little dated but I still have pretty much the same set up. I'll be adding a custom "wood" steering wheel that I have been working on this weekend. All my parts were hydro-dipped
...
Forum: General Challenger Discussion   01-02-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,479
Posted By Retro_R/T
Hardly alone my friend . . . . ...

Hardly alone my friend . . . .
...
Forum: Exterior Discussion / Modifications   12-16-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,855
Posted By Retro_R/T
You know, that's not too bad . . . . . great job...

You know, that's not too bad . . . . . great job on the mock-up. when I was putting my vision together I did the same thing in MS Paint. In fact, I still have that print out.
Forum: Exterior Discussion / Modifications   12-13-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,855
Posted By Retro_R/T
Actually the vinyl tops of today are much better,...

Actually the vinyl tops of today are much better, they are heat sealed so no water pentration what-so-ever. The glue they use today is better . . . no drip rails to hold water and thus cause those...
Forum: Exterior Discussion / Modifications   12-12-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,855
Posted By Retro_R/T
Thanks ya'll

Thanks ya'll
Forum: Exterior Discussion / Modifications   12-11-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,855
Posted By Retro_R/T
https://scontent-b-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v...

https://scontent-b-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/1970481_10203571531946744_4252890512553427495_n.jpg?oh=a1495b8e9e71cc98c9fe4296ee17f2ac&oe=5506D173
Forum: Exterior Discussion / Modifications   12-11-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 33,855
Posted By Retro_R/T
https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/10626561_10203571532866767_4703217711226108214_n.jpg?oh=c61bca955fd2e46e222df76499c0c3b9&oe=5546EFE0&__gda__=1430456822_5b3dd12e39caf815...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion   11-22-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,429
Posted By Retro_R/T
Awesome thread guys!!! I've had my own colon...

Awesome thread guys!!!
I've had my own colon issues, not cancer but an infection that could only be "cured" by removing that part of my colon (10 inches, which is really just a snip) Still had I...
Forum: Dodge Challenger R/T Specific   11-09-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,289
Posted By Retro_R/T
LT headers & 6.4 cam netted me 76hp

LT headers & 6.4 cam netted me 76hp
Forum: Exterior Discussion / Modifications   11-07-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,570
Posted By Retro_R/T
I clay barred my car last week and also used it...

I clay barred my car last week and also used it on my heritage wheels, did an awesome job. Highly recommend for the paint too!
Forum: General Challenger Discussion   10-30-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 13,131
Posted By Retro_R/T
I'm rollin' in with the rest of the DFWLXr's . ....

I'm rollin' in with the rest of the DFWLXr's . . . . . this is going to be an interesting day for sure . . . .
Forum: Exterior Discussion / Modifications   10-27-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By Retro_R/T
I could think of about 10,000,000 better ways to...

I could think of about 10,000,000 better ways to spend money on your ride . . . . . but hey to each his own
Forum: Picture/Media/Art Post   10-09-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 40,782
Posted By Retro_R/T
https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/10329190_10203571533786790_4249033299737894229_n.jpg?oh=92d05f6d3cd0b3ebbc140cad49bfbdbd&oe=54B72876&__gda__=1420870665_e94890160ee343a7...
Forum: Performance Modifications   10-06-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,538
Posted By Retro_R/T
Ericlee - no, not right now we had a busy weekend...

Ericlee - no, not right now we had a busy weekend so the car mostly sat. I did take it out for a quick ride to see what my new 0-60 might be and as predicted it was lower due to the decreased lower...
Forum: Exterior Discussion / Modifications   10-03-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 921
Posted By Retro_R/T
1" flex chrome for the bezels

1" flex chrome for the bezels
Forum: Performance Modifications   10-02-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,538
Posted By Retro_R/T
I know a few people asked so I just got around to...

I know a few people asked so I just got around to shooting a video of the new set up . . . I guess more for the sound . . . .

Retro R/T with new Mods...
Forum: Exterior Discussion / Modifications   10-01-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 921
Posted By Retro_R/T
no trouble at all, however, I was surprised by...

no trouble at all, however, I was surprised by how they (the lights) don't quite line up to the trunk section.
Forum: Performance Modifications   09-30-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,538
Posted By Retro_R/T
I went with the following and what I omitted was...

I went with the following and what I omitted was just as important, but it's also something most don't want to do, especially on dailies.

6.4 cam kit with all the necessaries (springs, retainers,...
Forum: Performance Modifications   09-29-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,538
Posted By Retro_R/T
No this is a different shop. Chris and his team...

No this is a different shop. Chris and his team have jut started doing Mopars great guys user knowledgble!
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