So Chris contacted me the other day asking if I had any rear axles for his GL. I told him I had some, but they were still attached to the parts car, and if he wanted to come tear into the car, and help me along with the parting out process, he could have the axles! So this is what I came home to!
And a rusty rear suspension tube
So Chris made it so the entire driveline and suspension assemblies are ready to just pull out from beneath the car, which is a huge help to me. Now I can disassemble and sort what I need, and don't need, and the next step will be to haul the rusty body to the junk yard. So a thanks to Chris fo the help, and glad I could help keep the rally GL going strong with parts!
Just bought a 4 lug rear disc swap tonight. I have the one from Urabus's BRAT, but those were 6 lug, and the new car that still isn't frigging done, is staying 4 lug. So this will be a nice addition for that. And they are from rust free land.
Got this car home tonight, finally! Man it drives nice. Now that the clutch actually grabs, it drives like a dream. And oddly has really good power. I have been trying to find front fenders for it and am having no luck at all. Hopefully I can find some soon.
So I got word last night that the "new" car should be done by the end of this month. I will start another journal for that one. I already have quite the list of parts to install once it gets here, and I just ordered all new struts and springs for it as well. Really hope it gets here soon!
Finally yanked the engine, tranny, and front crossmember out of the parts car today. Separated them all from eachother, and put them to the side. Also swapped the seats from the parts car, into the Loyale just because of the stink associated with the Loyale seats, and the GL seats are a slightly different fabric, and a little better IMO. So now the parts car is ready to load onto my snowmobile trailer and haul to the junkyard. Hopefully that will get done soon, so I can free up some room in my driveway again!