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#101 carterb

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 11:42 AM

A few goodies for tonight:

 

Fuse box and engine bay wiring harness and drip rail from one of the Twins:

 

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Plus this!

 

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Anyone want to guess what's in the box (besides "ADDITIONAL PARTS")?



#102 ]2eDeYe

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 03:51 PM

Fuel tank?

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#103 Trophy24

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Posted 13 February 2018 - 06:48 PM

Racing seat!

#104 q-tip

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 06:09 AM

Not sure but it looks like there might be 6800 of them in there.

I yeald to the wisdom of Q on this one.

Fuck!!!!!!!! I guess QTip was right...


#105 carterb

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 05:58 PM

If you said race seat, you win!

 

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I'm surprised no one has asked about wheels/tires yet.

 

We wanted to get the seat in there right away because the cage is really short and far forward and we needed to see if we have to make any adjustments.  Jeff is the tallest straw so with the seat on the floor and helmet on, we find we are not within the rules which is top of helmet 2" below the top of the roll cage.

 

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So, we will have to flatten or lower the floor.  Enter Sam and his cutting wheel of death!

 

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A second mock-up with the seat on the plywood shows we will be okay with a flat floor.

 

Sam also got the window net mounting mocked up. 

 

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While Jeff worked on the engine bay wiring harness

 

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And I POR15'd everything but the actual floor pans since we are still kind of working on those...

 

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For those keeping score, we have a LOT to do and not much time to do it so we each have a homework assignment this week.  Check back for progress...



#106 WAGON JON

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 09:14 PM

Whoze dat blond wit dat hell-mut on? Build has progress! MORE!!!!


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#107 Icehouse

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Posted 14 February 2018 - 11:41 PM

You ain't kidding!  The time is counting down.   

 

 

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Engine bay harness ready to go in.   Moved the fuse box inside since there is roll cage in the way of the stock location.  

 

 

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I don't have any other pictures :(  

 

 

 


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#108 hobbes_the_cat

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Posted 15 February 2018 - 07:49 AM

What wheel and tire setup are you planning to run?