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Old 05-20-2011, 4:22pm   #141
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Very nice!

Just ordered some TPE flares and have the pfadt camber kit if you want to give me a hand fitting and installing that would be awesome!


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Old 05-21-2011, 11:40am   #142
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Just ordered some TPE flares and have the pfadt camber kit if you want to give me a hand fitting and installing that would be awesome!


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Let me know when you get it all
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Old 05-27-2011, 10:13am   #143
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Now the real work begins... 20 days left until I have to head out to Road Atlanata.







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Old 06-04-2011, 12:56pm   #144
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Primer done.... painting tomorrow AM. Everything battleship gray will be gloss white.






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Old 06-05-2011, 5:32pm   #145
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Thanks to Mills for the tutelage, allowing me to use his spray gun, and doing the hard part of painting the cage itself.

So fresh and so clean...













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Starting to look like a car again... doors reassembled/reinstalled and the roof set in place for now.


Figured out a clean way to mount to door handle rods and re-installed the weatherstripping where possible.


Fire bottle and pull cables mounted. Still need to run the actual lines




Nice and bright inside


Nascar bars are the width of a sheet of paper from the door shell.
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Old 06-12-2011, 6:44pm   #147
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Car is basically done... glass will be installed tomorrow, need to change the oil, swap on the race wheels/tires and install some rollbar padding.


Window net in place


Cut up the dash to support the gauge cluster and remove any sources of glare vs. making custom brackets.


Seat in and cleaned up



Vettes get the chicks... neighbor's daughter likes to come over and say hello every now and then. She asked to sit in it. After about 15 seconds I hear a loud "OUT NOW! OUT NOW!" 2 year olds are bossy.


Cluster in ,switch panel done and traqmate installed


Longacre mirror installed


Fire system plumbed and cool-shirt fully installed/wired up


First nozzle sprays on the trans/diff


Tubing and wiring run using OEM holes/bolts


2 more nozzles to hit legs/waist and feet


Wiring for master cut-off run using OEM nutserts and a preexisting hole in the firewall. Also pictured is the fire suppression system tube running through the firewall.


Fabricated brackets to support 2 of the 3 engine bay nozzles


Insulated the rear tub to keep the coolshirt cooler.... cooler.
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Old 06-13-2011, 6:53am   #148
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Awesome build Brian!!!
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Thanks Joe... been a crazy few months of non-stop work, but she's ready to head to Georgia to run Road Atlanta this weekend!
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Old 06-14-2011, 7:52am   #150
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The waxer in me wiped down the engine bay. Cleans up nice for a 10 year old 120k mile car. Cowl trim and wipers back on as well.


New windshield


OEM rear glass reinstalled. Will eventually do lexan but ran out of time


Gettin' there
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Old 06-14-2011, 9:02am   #151
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Cool stuff man!! One day I would like to have something like this!!!
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Old 06-14-2011, 8:37pm   #152
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Turned put awesome Brian, maybe one of these days u can take me on the track in it. Congrats!!!
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I agree the Car Looks Great, good luck to you when you get it on the track.
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Turned put awesome Brian, maybe one of these days u can take me on the track in it. Congrats!!!
Thanks man... anytime. Now that I'm instructing I can take anyone for a ride in any HPDE group.

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Thanks... heading to Road Atlanta tomorrow after work
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Instructor huh??? How much does it cost to learn?
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Check out NASA Mid Atlantic: Welcome to NASA Mid Atlantic

The next regional event I'm attending is VIR end of July. There's one at Summit Point this weekend (Hyperfest), but I'm going to run Road Atlanta with the NASA South East crew.

Here's the actual registration for the event: National Auto Sport Association - nasaproracing.com

It's $374 for the weekend (seems like just yesterday it was $250!), but you get 3-4 30 minsession on track per day, a full-time instructor who rides with you and multiple classroom sessions. To say it's addicting is an extreme understatement. One neat benefit of NASA is that there are multiple races over the weekend to watch... more exciting that a regular HPDE group where it's just all driving school with nothing to watch.

Too many people think they need to do this and that to their cars before they can try an HPDE... no way... just make sure the brake pads have good life, you have fresh fluid and get a helmet and come enjoy. The car in stock form is way more capable than you and you'll be so overwhelmed having a blast and learning new things that you won't stress the car at all.

My student at VIR in February didn't finish his Mustang project and came out in a Pontiac G6 rental! He had a blast... we were catching a new ZR1 in the truns

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I will look into this... Thanks buddy!!!
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Old 06-18-2011, 4:25pm   #158
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Lookin good. Got a bunch done since I saw it.
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Looks Awesome
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Thanks... heading to Road Atlanta tomorrow after work
Are you back yet? where you happy with your car? I seen someone post in OT that they were there and had fun.
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