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Old 11-30-2010, 12:31 PM   #51
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Looks great! Very well thought-out build. Nice job.
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Old 12-02-2010, 02:25 PM   #52
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How much to build a subframe like that for me?
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Old 12-30-2010, 12:28 AM   #53
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Small update,

I made an adjustable panhard bar and pressed in some new bushings. I also made some rear coilovers so besides plumbing the brakes the suspension is pretty much done. I also mounted my kirkey and the shifter is in and working. I have just been working on getting all the electrical working and thinning out all the crap I'm not going to use. The good new is that the power windows and locks work! I also reworked the heater box so it's pretty much is just a defroster now. I just couldnt bear to put all that ductwork and vacuum mess back in and since it's not going to be my daily I dont need heat coming at me in five directions. I'm going to wire up the megasquirt, mount the battery and finish all that time consuming crap. I can't wait until it's time to shred it and make it all pretty!

Oh and I came up on a major score, free wheels!!! I work next to a wheel shop in the bay area and this guy got new wheels for his evo and just left his 17x9 rotas there with pretty new 255 dunlops. One wheel was broken(reason for getting new ones) but I can afford one wheel....

I honestly don't know what look I like better though, what do you guys think?

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Old 12-30-2010, 12:54 AM   #54
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the wheels look soooooo dope on that car
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Old 12-30-2010, 12:56 AM   #55
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Those wheels are awesome. Rock em.
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Old 12-30-2010, 01:12 AM   #56
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those wheels are straight ballin son
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Old 12-30-2010, 01:41 AM   #57
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woulda just gone for a quarterstick myself, but other than that, love it
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Old 12-30-2010, 01:53 AM   #58
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The dude I bought the transmission of off threw the shifter in on the deal. I agree with you though if I had to buy one.
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Old 12-30-2010, 02:00 AM   #59
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yeah, i just cant stand that huge box...lol
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Old 12-30-2010, 02:01 AM   #60
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....did you happen to get the trans from some farmers by any chance?
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Old 12-30-2010, 02:04 AM   #61
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I dont know what the guy did for a living but he lived in yuba city, certainly could have been a farmer.
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Old 12-30-2010, 02:20 AM   #62
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I love those wheels, so much.
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Old 12-30-2010, 02:44 AM   #63
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I dont know what the guy did for a living but he lived in yuba city, certainly could have been a farmer.
big dude with a beard? sounds about like the right place, too. He's one of our customers at work, has a rippin chevelle racecar; made like 820 at the tires. He was telling me he sold a 400 to some guys that were doing an LS motor in a volvo.
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Old 12-30-2010, 09:21 AM   #64
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Old 12-30-2010, 09:26 AM   #65
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I never would of thought those wheels would look good on a Volvo.....I was way wrong!
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Old 12-30-2010, 04:28 PM   #66
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big dude with a beard? sounds about like the right place, too. He's one of our customers at work, has a rippin chevelle racecar; made like 820 at the tires. He was telling me he sold a 400 to some guys that were doing an LS motor in a volvo.
Lol, that sounds like him. He was telling me how he dynoed his car at a volvo shop in sac, I take it you work at said volvo shop? It always amazes me how samll the car world is.
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Old 12-30-2010, 04:37 PM   #67
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I like the car, and also the flamed drill press. Vintage Delta? Looks like a beast.
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Old 12-30-2010, 04:45 PM   #68
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Lol, that sounds like him. He was telling me how he dynoed his car at a volvo shop in sac, I take it you work at said volvo shop? It always amazes me how samll the car world is.
yizzir, thats us, SVS....his car is....fast, really fast
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Old 12-30-2010, 06:40 PM   #69
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Excellent job!!!
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Old 12-30-2010, 06:52 PM   #70
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yizzir, thats us, SVS....his car is....fast, really fast
What brand dyno do you guys have?
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Old 12-30-2010, 07:20 PM   #71
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yizzir, thats us, SVS....his car is....fast, really fast
I didn't know you were at SVS. My F-I-L has been bringing his cars there since the shop opened. Back when I first got my 244, we brought it all the way there from NV to get some crazy problems figured out. They've always done a great job.
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Old 12-30-2010, 08:09 PM   #72
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What brand dyno do you guys have?
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Old 12-30-2010, 08:33 PM   #73
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Car looks awesome.

Glad to see somebody finally put a worthy V8 in. No 5.0 or Chevy 350.
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Old 12-31-2010, 12:15 AM   #74
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bitchin car!!! And work!!!
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I vote the Steelies, but the Rota's do look pretty good too...
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