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Old 12-12-2018, 11:30 AM   #1849
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What's next? Pretty much done besides the motor eh?
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Old 12-12-2018, 11:45 AM   #1850
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He needs motor, driver mod, intake manifold, dpi, and a change in choice in beer

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Old 12-12-2018, 04:40 PM   #1851
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Old 12-15-2018, 12:48 PM   #1852
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What's next? Pretty much done besides the motor eh?
Still have the rear diffuser I'd like to get done this winter, eventually a carbon fiber hood and full weld in cage. But aside from a few things yeah, motor and turbo are basically the final step.
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Old 12-15-2018, 12:48 PM   #1853
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Ummmm, what's wrong with my Coors????
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Old 12-15-2018, 12:50 PM   #1854
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Well... its nasty beers, even hicks dont drink that banquet stuff

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Old 12-15-2018, 12:52 PM   #1855
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Came across another awesome shot from Gridlife south at Road Atlanta.

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Old 12-16-2018, 10:07 PM   #1856
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New storage/transport tires and wheels. VMR V705 18X9.5 et45. They tuck pretty hard but will work just fine for their purpose.

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Old 12-16-2018, 10:42 PM   #1857
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Well... its nasty beers, even hicks dont drink that banquet stuff
because it's too fancy
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Old 01-08-2019, 09:28 PM   #1858
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Found a Rennline tow hook in one of my many parts piles I didnt know I had. One of my asshole car club buddies put a magnet on my car lol.



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Old 01-08-2019, 09:30 PM   #1859
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Got some sweet decals for your car too

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Old 01-08-2019, 09:35 PM   #1860
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Guess I did more than I remembered lol. Also found another way to get more weight out of the car, ditch the passenger seat lol.



Picked up a BFI shift knob and Alcantara/carbon fiber manual surround.





And remounted my water meth tank, I can literally move the whole car with my bracket setup lol.

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Old 01-09-2019, 10:20 AM   #1861
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You should really do an aftermarket steering wheel, that would save a surprisingly large amount of weight. Did you already take the airbag out of the dash?
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Old 01-09-2019, 11:33 AM   #1862
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You should really do an aftermarket steering wheel, that would save a surprisingly large amount of weight. Did you already take the airbag out of the dash?
It's on my eventual list of things to do, but money is pretty tight right now. I've removed all the airbags except the steering wheel bag. Trying to figure out how to remove the bag but keep the center.
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Old 01-09-2019, 11:35 AM   #1863
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Cut that bitch and use some paste to put it back together. Eat some while you do it. Win win

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Old 01-14-2019, 02:51 PM   #1864
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Well, she ain't pretty but itll do just fine. New Tow rig/pig, 2001 Ford E350 with a 7.3L power stroke turbo diesel.



Planning on having it vinyl wrapped in the racecars liverly and incorporating sponsor and team logos.
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Old 01-15-2019, 10:26 AM   #1865
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Planning on having it vinyl wrapped in the racecars liverly and incorporating sponsor and team logos.
So just black and white?

The 7.3 van is kinda cool though, looks uh.... rusty.
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Old 01-15-2019, 11:17 AM   #1866
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So just black and white?

The 7.3 van is kinda cool though, looks uh.... rusty.
AND RED!!! Smart ass... lol.

It's a Ford, of course its rusty lol. Sitting at 430k miles currently, just shy of my 83 K20 monster truck. The 7.3 are damn near bullet proof and since I'm a diesel tech for a living I dont have any issues working on it.
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