I have no idea what my upper stress bar is

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I have no idea what my upper stress bar is

Post by BigDaddy90Cabby » Tue Apr 19, 2005 11:59 am

Take a look at this pic.. I bought the car with it. Can anyone tell me what brand this upper strut bar is?? And why cant I find a lower one for cabbys with Auto tranny??
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Post by 1lowcab » Tue Apr 19, 2005 12:05 pm

can't tell from the pic, is there any markings on it?
good luck finding a lower one for an auto... thats another reason my auto is going to the scrapheap!
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Post by Calimus » Tue Apr 19, 2005 12:45 pm

looks like an older Autotech upper tie bar. As for the lower, auto trannies are fat lumps of metal and thats why you own't find a lower tiebard. The pan on the tranny is in the way.

Now, if you can source a tranny, I think I have everything else you would need for the conversion. Things I'm pretty damn sure I have.

1. Center consol for manual shift cars

2. Manual pedal cluster (a real bish to install with the break booster in the way)

3. Shifter and main shift rod assym.

Other things you would need

1. Tranny - Pretty obvious, but I listed it anyway

2. Clutch cable

3. Misc shift linkage bits

4. Lots of time & help to put the thing together.
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Post by 1lowcab » Wed Apr 20, 2005 1:38 am

if your doing a swap it's best to get a whole doner car, all the parts you'll need right there.... all i need to do is find one :cry:
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Post by BigDaddy90Cabby » Wed Apr 20, 2005 2:51 am

Calimus wrote:looks like an older Autotech upper tie bar. As for the lower, auto trannies are fat lumps of metal and thats why you own't find a lower tiebard. The pan on the tranny is in the way.
Now, if you can source a tranny, I think I have everything else you would need for the conversion. Things I'm pretty damn sure I have.
1. Center consol for manual shift cars
2. Manual pedal cluster (a real bish to install with the break booster in the way)
3. Shifter and main shift rod assym.
Other things you would need
1. Tranny - Pretty obvious, but I listed it anyway
2. Clutch cable
3. Misc shift linkage bits
4. Lots of time & help to put the thing together.
I just think I may be able to come across a tranny.
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Post by sixsracing » Wed Apr 20, 2005 9:12 am

Sometimes in large cities there are bars that cater to alternative lifestyles and you can pick up a ......... Um, you guys are talking about something else huh? Sorry.
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Post by 1lowcab » Wed Apr 20, 2005 11:27 am

LMAO!!!
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Post by Calimus » Thu Apr 21, 2005 11:52 am

Sixs, you've been under that vanagon for way to long. :P
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Post by sixsracing » Thu Apr 21, 2005 11:56 am

Ayuh!
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Post by Briano1234 » Thu Apr 21, 2005 12:24 pm

The Gas fumes are bringing out your hidden secrets.....remember use in a well ventelates area. Are you sure you aren't running the engine with the door closed?...

When I do it it makes my eyes burn.
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Post by sixsracing » Thu Apr 21, 2005 12:34 pm

I have to be very careful what I spill and how long I leave a vehicle running in my garage because the master bedroom is directly above. The wife has a very sensitive sniffer and it drives her crazy when fumes are present. I got home last night and she was already on me about the fumes. It seems my oldest son got a little abrasion while playing with the dog and he put some tea tree oil on it and spilled it all over the sink in our bathroom. Somehow I got blamed for the stink and I WASN'T EVEN HOME!
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Post by Briano1234 » Thu Apr 21, 2005 1:03 pm

coulda blamed the dog.......
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Post by BigDaddy90Cabby » Fri Apr 22, 2005 10:27 am

What is tee tree oil? Home remedy?
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Post by sixsracing » Fri Apr 22, 2005 11:08 am

Yeah, we had some friends that were kinda earthy crunchy and when my wife and oldest daughter got their upper ears pierced they gave us a bottle because both were infected. Suppode to be good for stuff like that.
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Post by BigDaddy90Cabby » Fri Apr 22, 2005 2:26 pm

oh , i gotcha
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