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Old 04-17-2018, 07:51 AM   #101
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I didn't think I could want this car more.

Dear God. That's beautiful.
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Old 04-17-2018, 11:31 AM   #102
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Thanks guys! The vision is finally starting to take shape.
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Old 04-22-2018, 05:14 PM   #103
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I finally got this thing rolling and steering and got it down to dad's shop for an alignment. I'm happy to report that everything came out good, I must have measured something right when I was blindly hacking up the suspension...





I wanted to keep the camber reasonable, this thing isn't a race car.

As of now I'm working on the ITB setup. Getting runners cut and fit, etc. They are ~2003 GSXR 1000 throttles, and the trumpets were supplied by DanSTEngineering. They make bolt up manifolds for the VW crowd to use this bike stuff, I've got one on my GTI as a matter of fact. No such luck here, so we'll make one up. The angle iron is just temporary to hold them together for fitting.



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Old Yesterday, 01:05 AM   #104
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Good lord that's going to sound so damn nice.
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Old Yesterday, 10:31 AM   #105
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Fingers crossed! Going for sounding good and looking cool
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Old Yesterday, 10:44 PM   #106
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Made a little more progress on the front brakes tonight. I'm making a 2 piece adapter to work for these things for now, and I finally got around to cutting out the second piece on the water jet. It still needs some trimming to work, but it should end up working out great.



My 16" wheels clear easily, and the stock steelies would probably clear with a little more spacer. I'm probably going to keep what I have and grind the calipers a little. It only needs a mm or 2 and it will be fine. Good enough for a spare at least.

These are now on the 740 turbo rotors, same as guys are running on the 240s with these calipers.









Check out the sweet spare tire! Sunfull brand...it was literally the cheapest most Chinese thing I could find. Came from pep boys off ebay, but it's almost exactly the same diameter as the primary tires are.



A little snug along the front edge.

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