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About Gordo

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  • Birthday 01/14/1953

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  1. Gordo

    Curse of the Cressida

    Wish I had time to do something on my stuff.... Damn 12 hour shift at a job 35 miles away is keeping everything in limbo. After the psycho woman tried to kill me, and totaled my beloved '73 Datsun, what time I do have is taken up by keeping the el cheapo daily driver junk running. I should just fucking retire, so I can get back to my numerous projects.
  2. Gordo

    Curse of the Cressida

    I've always liked eyeing your herd..,. You should send a couple to Texas for the winter. 😏
  3. Gordo

    New Look / Same Poor Taste

    If it's just a score or two, polish up the yoke, and insert it. If there is a lot of slop, the tail housing is toast, but if it has normal side to side movement, run it.
  4. Gordo

    New Look / Same Poor Taste

    The Mazda guys are lucky, someone makes a roller bearing to fix that issue. Looked at one of my W58 builds to see if it would be possible, but there isn't enough material in the housing to machine it large enough for an off the shelf bearing. It could be saved by machining another sleeve bearing from bronze to replace the original pressed in one, but not cost effective if you don't have a buddy that owns a machine shop. To avoid having that happen again, that area has to be super clean, the yoke bearing surface 100% free of nicks or rust pits, and a lot of grease on installation.
  5. Gordo

    1989 cress full partout

    Did you ever consider professional help, or doing a little less drugs ?
  6. Gordo

    Mediocre at Cresst - now with nsfw autophilia

    Would only change too things, Go full gold on wheels, and gold tinted mirrors. Nice attention to little shit.
  7. Gordo

    x3 oyaji wagon

    1st, are you out of adjustment on the master cylinder push rod ? Or maybe have the wrong push rod ? Simple fix.... Never heard of anyone adding a master cylinder spacer to cure a push rod issue.... 2nd, put the damn rear seat down and load the weight farther forward. I can see the front is sitting higher due to all the weight being behind the rear axle. Carried more weight than that in my '76 Corona wagon.
  8. Gordo

    Teddy Roosevelt rides a moose

    Nice find ! Just took the number, and found it on eBay for $40 less, from 100% feedback seller. Was dreading running new brake lines for my compound brake system using the $50 flaring set that I have.
  9. Gordo

    WTB JZ R154 bellhousing <$300

    Wish in one hand, shit in the other, then see which fills up first....
  10. I need a....... Wait, No have 2 spares that I forgot about. How about a........ Scratch that, have at least 3 of those. Guess I'm good on spares ☺️
  11. Gordo

    x3 oyaji wagon

    The rod from your peddle to master may be adjusted too long, not letting the lines to fully vent back to the master.
  12. Gordo

    Sleeper MX83 build

    What diameter are those (in other words, do you have lady hands, or NBA hands) ?
  13. Gordo

    Stopping power, LS400 calipers on X8

    Na, haven't lost my mind yet, so I still call out bull shit when I see it.
  14. Gordo

    New Look / Same Poor Taste

    You had me going for a second..... Diff looked like aluminum.