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my malibu project rebuild 4-9-14 (huge tires)

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Re: my malibu project

Postby 454muscle on Thu Aug 25, 2011 3:55 pm

Fucking Malibu's on air are some of the SICKEST looking cars in the world, for real.
Looks bad ass. Even the before shot wasn't half bad.
Gauges look mint. Nice head unit -- I have the same one :mrgreen:
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Re: my malibu project

Postby LSCustoms on Thu Aug 25, 2011 4:08 pm

91hrdbdy wrote:I did all the air ride myself. I own a small company here in Cali called Smog Rods I built all the parts from scratch. Using a Slam SS 7s up front and Slam SS6 out back. Im running dual Viair 400 and a 8 gal tank with Dakota digital Pressure gauges.
I used all Nickle plated DOT fittings for a leak free setup... not too bad for a long days worth of work..
I have a few of these Kit in stock ready do go if any one wants one, let me know there set up to use either a slam or a fire stone bag in the rear.

Next ill be building a 6 link for the rear and a step notch to get the rear end down lower and to improve the ride a little. it rides a little rough compaired to my bagged and bodied truck. thats because of the 6" bags in the rear, But i had to use them do u my exaust system is a little too close to a 7" bag.

I have some choices to make as far as motors go i have a 454 and a LT1 fuel injection or displacment?? choices choices....
thanks for the comments. i like bot good and bad so dont hold back.

why not a lq9/ls6 intake type swap... or stock 5.3 vortec

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Re: my malibu project

Postby 91hrdbdy on Thu Aug 25, 2011 10:04 pm

I chose these to motors because i have them sitting in my shop.. i was gonna use the LT1 in my hardbody pickup but i went with a 4.6l northstar because it different. here is my Nissan
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I got the 454 form a customer as partial trade for work on his Mazda6 so i dont have any real use for either of them.. the SBC in my Malibu only has 20k on it so its still got alot of life and i can swap that in to my 71 nissan truck and i think that would be lots of fun.

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Re: my malibu project

Postby kuruption109 on Thu Aug 25, 2011 10:06 pm

what happened to the rims that was on the malibu in the first pic?
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Re: my malibu project

Postby 91hrdbdy on Fri Aug 26, 2011 11:48 am

i still hve them.. kinda like a classic rim cant get rid of the classics..

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Re: my malibu project

Postby kuruption109 on Fri Aug 26, 2011 12:25 pm

91hrdbdy wrote:i still hve them.. kinda like a classic rim cant get rid of the classics..

lol i think u knew what my next question was gonna b .. :wink:
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Re: my malibu project

Postby 91hrdbdy on Fri Aug 26, 2011 12:37 pm

had a pretty good idea. theres a kid that come around my shop and has the same wheels. i know he just bought new set rims and is trying to get some tires for them.. ill see if he wants to sell his wheels.

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Re: my malibu project

Postby kuruption109 on Fri Aug 26, 2011 12:42 pm

91hrdbdy wrote:had a pretty good idea. theres a kid that come around my shop and has the same wheels. i know he just bought new set rims and is trying to get some tires for them.. ill see if he wants to sell his wheels.

ok werer u located?
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Re: my malibu project

Postby 91hrdbdy on Fri Aug 26, 2011 3:52 pm

up by Sacramento ca

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Re: my malibu project

Postby lildudefl on Sat Sep 03, 2011 11:51 am

very nice work man
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