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Old 09-24-2014, 12:45 PM   #256
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Just picked up this RX5 76 Automatic, locked up in a house for 20 years. Body in excelent condition just need a little TLC. will post once I get it running and with new rims and tires.
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Old 09-24-2014, 01:01 PM   #257
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Looks just like the 76 I just picked up as well!

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Old 10-28-2014, 11:02 AM   #258
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So, here is what is going on with the Cosmos.

The White car is going to get the engine and trans from the Silver car.

The Silver car is getting an S4 engine, retaining the FI, with hopefully an SA/FB trans (for easier mounting).

My FC is being unceremoniously being evicted from its hiding place at the beginning of the year, so I'm pulling the drivetrain, and parting it out, or selling the shell. I am keeping the wheels on it though, since they are GSL-SE pattern, and I am switching to GSL-SE spindles/rear end on the Silver car.
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Old 01-23-2015, 03:20 PM   #259
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Still working on these.

The white Cosmo is shelved until the silver one is running and driving.

Need. To. Make. It. To. DGRR.
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Old 01-23-2015, 06:45 PM   #260
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^ true Dat. If u don't get it running u can drive thr fb and or the fd.
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Having a problem with the white Cosmos' title. It might be relegated to 'parts car' for the silver one, even though it is nicer.

Dammit.
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Did some work today, with some much needed help from Charles.

-Cleaned up the engine harness. Now there is only about 5 or 6 wires left.
-Wired up the electronic dizzy and coils
-Wired up the S4 alternator
-front clip back on
-fuel pump and lines installed

We put power to it for the first time in at least 16 years. Amazingly, nearly everything works.

Here's a list of what still needs to be done.
-figure out why I have no brake lights
-figure out why the wipers/washer doesn't work
-bleed clutch
-fill rear end
-fill trans
-fill oil
-fill coolant
-clean tank (happening Sunday)
-fix oil leak at oil cooler thermostat
-figure out why driver side mirror doesn't work

Should be all buttoned up this weekend. Knock on wood.
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POR-15 kit is on the way.
1998 Nissan Quest e-fan is here.

This weekend, I will be installing the e-fan and buttoning up the engine wiring. Also, running some tests for the wipers and brake lights. The only good thing is, everything that is wonky on the silver car can and will be stolen from the white car for the time being!
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Old 04-03-2015, 01:36 PM   #264
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Good thing I'm bringing a trailer......
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Good thing I'm bringing a trailer......
Says the guy who has only been once....in an RX-8.

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Says the guy who's never brought a rotary car. (the bikes are cool, but don't count cracka!)
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Being a newb is irrelevant..... I'm just offering to tow your car....... To the crusher.
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Actually I have brought a car. Once. Y don't the bikes count? Is it because they are worth more than the cars?
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It's gang up on DJ day!!!!
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I'll gut you all.
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