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@  ejguillot : (10 June 2019 - 04:28 PM)

unfortunately, I have to agree.

@  buck531 : (09 June 2019 - 03:14 AM)

this place is dead.

@  buck531 : (09 June 2019 - 03:14 AM)

congrats Alan!

@  buck531 : (30 April 2019 - 02:14 PM)

DOH

@  ejguillot : (22 April 2019 - 10:40 PM)

I haven't. Still on here occasionally, Facebook is the work of Satan. :P

@  marcleach75 : (08 April 2019 - 05:22 AM)

Has anyone had an issue with wobbling at around 20 to 35 mph?

@  Tobias05 : (06 March 2019 - 09:38 PM)

...trying to convince the wife not to throw a stock replacement system back on...

@  Tobias05 : (06 March 2019 - 09:38 PM)

... i think they have a house brand muffler now? Used to be a magnaflow...

@  Fast86GN : (04 March 2019 - 07:05 PM)

I don't think it would that loud probably depends on the mufflers used?

@  Tobias05 : (01 March 2019 - 03:31 PM)

ZZP 3IN SS Regal exhaust w/plog and DP too loud for a DD?

@  tpivette : (17 February 2019 - 01:03 AM)

Don't know where on the east coast you are, but there's one for sale on craigslist in south Jersey...https://southjersey.craigslist.org/cto/d/browns-mills-98-buick-regal-gs/6779489044.html

@  Frank : (15 February 2019 - 03:42 PM)

Hello everyone! Its been a long time!. Looking to get back into the game. Anyone have a GS on the east coast they wish to part with?

@  ejguillot : (14 February 2019 - 09:08 PM)

Still have a Regal GS project that has taken way too long to build, and it's nowhere near done.

@  ejguillot : (14 February 2019 - 09:08 PM)

Same here.

@  Tobias05 : (09 February 2019 - 04:20 PM)

Haven't been on in a while, hope everyone is doing well!

@  fastnysix : (05 February 2019 - 03:40 PM)

Yes, still here

@  tpivette : (04 February 2019 - 02:26 AM)

Showing some RegalGS love. Anyone still active and lurking?!?

@  marcleach75 : (03 January 2019 - 01:59 PM)

You too bubba.

@  fastnysix : (02 January 2019 - 01:29 PM)

Happy New Year

@  marcleach75 : (31 December 2018 - 03:21 PM)

Hello.


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Metal brake line in the rear it looks like it runs from side to side?


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#21 Fast86GN

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Posted 02 April 2019 - 07:01 PM

I'm gonna follow what scottydoggs98 did to his.
I really don't care if it's outside the rear frame though...

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Posted 02 April 2019 - 10:22 PM

Same here. Just gonna throw it up there. Zip ties if needed. No pigtails on this pig
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Posted 02 April 2019 - 11:08 PM

Since this silver car is not long for the salvage yard zip ties work for me. As long as it functions.
Probably by next year will be looking for another W body to put this drivetrain in.
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Posted 03 April 2019 - 05:48 PM

I have too much into mine. It’s paint and body work is perfect. Interior like new. Underside shows some age but eventually I’ll have to sell it. Just don’t want it to go to some idiot and have them trash it.
But sometimes a zip tie or 2 is just what you need

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Posted 03 April 2019 - 05:51 PM

Eventually I'll have to buy it. :)
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Posted 03 April 2019 - 09:38 PM

It would be an honor to pass her on to you!
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Posted 26 May 2019 - 07:38 PM

Okay finally got around to this LoL Remember it only has to function. I did confirm the old line was rusted out at the union in the middle. And it's even still there. LoL
It ran from the RR brake line to the union in the middle rear around to the drivers side and connects right next to the fuel filter. I disconnected there saved the female end fitting which this kit came all male fittings. Flared the new tubing and connected the female fitting back on and ran the tubing around in front of the tire well and up to the brake line on the RR wheel. Zip tieing as I go. Flared the other end and connected. Now to bleed the brakes.

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Posted 26 May 2019 - 11:04 PM

id re rout that line. its touching moving parts.  i ran mine behind the gas tank up and out of the way of everything. 

 

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Posted 26 May 2019 - 11:16 PM

Really nothing but the E brake... It's a 1/8 at a time at least until next year when I hunt for another Regal to drop this driveline in
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Posted 27 May 2019 - 06:53 PM

e brake my foot....look closer, its touching or damn near touching the one of the two suspension bars. that stuff moves all the time. the pic on the right side 3 rd down from from the top, that pic. 

 

and all the places you have it zip ties to will wear too. best to get some vac line cut it like a hot dog bun and slide it over the tubing then zip tie it, this way its protected. even a 1/8 mile at a time will make the line fail over time. nicop is pretty soft, dont take much to wear through it. only down side to it. other then that i love that line. 

 

this is why all lines are mounted to the frame or under the body, then you get the rubber hose to the caliper,  keeps it all from moving and rubbing. 


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Posted 27 May 2019 - 10:09 PM

Okay your right I see that spot. I move it away about an inch first of all then wrapped in heater hose then wire loom the whole length. Should be good now. Appreciate the help.
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Posted 27 May 2019 - 10:55 PM

Went and made a hit, it ran good and braked good. Reinspected all looks good.
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Posted 09 June 2019 - 09:11 PM

Would it be possible to post the fitings and sizes so I can be lazy and not have to guess?
I looked to join new line to the old line by the fuel filter with a new roll of line and bring it back to each rear caliper.
Might even try a fuel line / filter replacement that Billboost posted years ago.
The brake line I have laying around is about 10’ of coiled line for an import with a nice “coating” on it. Not sure if it’s ecen the same diameter as the Buick.
Thanks !

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Posted 09 June 2019 - 09:14 PM

Really nothing but the E brake... It's a 1/8 at a time at least until next year when I hunt for another Regal to drop this driveline in


I have a wicked drivetrain that’s hardly broken in cause every year something stupid happens and I don’t drive it. Maybe this year I can get past 5,000 on the brand new engine / stage 3 build ;)
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Posted 11 June 2019 - 04:40 PM

Copper Nickel Brake Line Tubing kit 3/16 OD various fittings in this kit  Manufacture part # CN3-FPM01


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Posted 11 June 2019 - 07:12 PM

Bro... that is solid !

Thank- you
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Posted 11 June 2019 - 07:17 PM

You will need a tube flaring kit to flare the ends. I bought one from Northern Tool co for about $25 bucks. You will not need the tube bender as this tubing is very soft you bend it by hand.  


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