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#1 89PalermoSHP

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Posted 16 June 2007 - 11:11 AM

Here are some pics from the day i bought it...

and...


me...



on the way to the shop...



my intake compliment of kelly @KDM...



a shot of my crappy water pump pulley on my rebuilt engine!



engine bay before...



then...


Griffen Radiator installed...


new heat shield blanket


Currently w/o the strut bars anymore...



and...



dark shot of the interior...



chillin in the garage...

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Posted 16 June 2007 - 10:18 PM

Dam very nice - not so cool about the engine though. Although at least starting with a rebuilt engine will hopefully mean a few miles of happy driving  biggrin.gif If this was a manual itd be exactly what im looking to import early next year!!!

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Posted 20 June 2007 - 08:00 PM

Operation: Numero Dos. Since the first build took a deuce, try try again...

New PS hose, cleaned down by the rails the best I could, more zinced brackets, everything that couldnt come out got cleaned as good as I could

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Holes enlarged for the bigger pipes

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All of the front cover bolts and anything visable replated with zinc. *Wrong water pump on there now... it made a good mask for spraying the timing cover.

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Done!

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Finally almost done! Transmission is rebuilt and she runs like a champ. Once the vac modulator gets dialed in Ill finally get to enjoy this car for the first time in 5 years.


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Edited by 89PalermoSHP, 15 July 2011 - 02:49 PM.

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Posted 20 June 2007 - 09:38 PM

gorgeous car
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Posted 20 June 2007 - 10:46 PM

correct me if I'm wrong but aren't palermo CONQUEST's extremely rare?
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Posted 21 June 2007 - 07:26 PM

Put together some braided oil cooler lines. If I did it over I would do crimped ends because the collar type connections were a real pain.

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Edited by 89PalermoSHP, 19 March 2011 - 09:43 PM.

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Posted 11 July 2007 - 03:09 PM

finally got a pic of my motor before it goes in...will i get to drive it this weekend?????!!!!!????
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Posted 27 November 2007 - 07:58 PM

Sweet looking motor, man. I will rebuild mine. How much did all that cost you?
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Posted 27 November 2007 - 08:35 PM

i like my auto, drives pretty well just kinda expensive to rebuild
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Posted 01 December 2007 - 10:18 AM

It will be the last piece of the puzzle once the tranny is rebuilt. Its hindering the performance of the engine at the moment.

I need to get some interior pics up.
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Posted 03 December 2007 - 07:08 AM

How much did you pay for the intake?

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Posted 03 December 2007 - 01:18 PM

Clean car. I love the color. The motor shot looks intimidating.

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Posted 05 December 2007 - 11:25 AM

QUOTE (89PalermoSHP)
tyvm...

no one seems to dig the autos and im sure ill find out why :?  my starion was a 5-speed.

because they're just not fun ! people love shifting which is fun in my opinion, it saves gas too!

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Posted 12 January 2008 - 01:08 PM

threw a few more pics up :wink:

its amazing how a crappy looking radiator can really detract from everything else. im working on getting the new rad modded to drop in.
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Posted 24 January 2008 - 10:17 PM

I was lucky enough to ride in it and work a little on it  laugh.gif

Seriously nice machine. Power is unbelievably smooth.

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Posted 27 January 2008 - 05:28 PM

^^^this man has a great big heart and went out of his way(in a huge way) to help me out^^^

"work on it a little" is the understatement of the year. w/o you the darn thing wouldnt even run.
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Posted 27 January 2008 - 11:47 PM

Just paint it, that's what I did. Take a look -

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The only thing I replaced in the engine was the powder coated valve cover. Other than that, I pulled a bunch of pieces to paint(hood latch plate , firewall panels, coil bracket, even the ECU cover) masked everything else off(the oil feed line, radiator) and painted them black w/ high heat paint. I used gas grill paint on the Heat shields and that might have made an even bigger impact than painting the radiator.

Paint that radiator and you'll have one of the top engine bays on this site. GORGEOUS.

Oh, BTW: Note the local 2nd place trophy in the first pic and the 1st place HIN trophy in the corner of the 2nd pic. A little paint and some patience go a long way!

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Posted 28 January 2008 - 11:44 AM

Looking great Mazarin. Looks like your a few steps ahead of me. I wanted to replace the rad since almost everything else is new anyhow. The only thing that was originally on/in the engine is the alt, ps pump, ac pump and the crankshaft. The block, rods, pistons, main bolts, oil pump, head, cam, rockers, rocker shafts, springs, arp studs, water pump, exhaust mani, turbo, injectors, intake(redone by kelly), vac advance, exhaust, were all brand new(except the block I guess, but machined, original was cracked). I figured another $100 for a new rad to keep everything cool as possibly was reasonable.

But back to your original point, it not only needs paint it has a few dents on the top of it as well :?
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Posted 25 March 2008 - 02:34 AM

Bump for some input...

Im thinking of powdercoating the strut bars black. Yes or no?
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Posted 29 March 2008 - 05:02 PM

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