Pat KKeymasterMarch 15, 2018 at 7:03 pmPost count: 386
Rollin’ this rig into the dirty tomorrow….BAJA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!ColeBParticipantMarch 15, 2018 at 9:47 pmPost count: 574
Yes! I cant wait! Let’s get this party started!FranzKeymasterMarch 16, 2018 at 10:21 amPost count: 1405
Stripping all the old paint and filler = weight reduction.Pat KKeymasterMarch 16, 2018 at 5:27 pmPost count: 386
Exterior stripped. There were at least 6 layers of material on this car.
Exterior stripped. Started welding/patching holes in the trunk/front fire wall area.66beaterParticipantMarch 16, 2018 at 6:29 pmPost count: 59
Oh hell yeah!!
us after hours hackshows just trying to “keep up with the Jones’s”ColeBParticipantMarch 16, 2018 at 6:37 pmPost count: 574
Damn! Lots of material. I’ll go on a diet before the race to make sure we are as light as possible! HahaPat KKeymasterMarch 20, 2018 at 7:13 amPost count: 386
I was all around the front end of this yesterday. Bit of rust repair, patching up extra holes, bumping panels. Few more places to metal work the shell then time for some blasting.FranzKeymasterMarch 20, 2018 at 8:15 amPost count: 1405
I’m starting to get nervous. This is actually happening.
I have almost everything to build engines. My schedule is more flexible than yours. We could build just the long blocks in two days. Then finish tin/carb/exhaust ect some other time and run? Maybe even this week? You’re probably on spring break or something?Pat KKeymasterMarch 20, 2018 at 12:51 pmPost count: 386
Just found some bling in the front quarter. Pretty sure driver must wear for all legs of the race.Pat KKeymasterMarch 20, 2018 at 7:42 pmPost count: 386
Repaired drivers side lower hinge area. Had to cut it open pull out the nut plate to drill out a broken screw, lower 4″ need rust repair also.
Patched around rollcage. Trying to keep dirt from coming in everywhere we can from the front. Small section of rust repair in pass lowers fender well, also getting rid of the stock gas hole.
Outer front fire wall had separated from the inner along the lower lip. Portapowered it pack into place and hammerd several big’ol stitch welds to hold it. Blasting tomorrow.FranzKeymasterMarch 21, 2018 at 9:23 amPost count: 1405
Not so glorious work. Pat is killing it. This car was rattled apart. Right now we are trying to figure out anything that is going to need mounted so that we can push this car into paint.
We have been talking/thinking about every aspect. Here are a few of them:
- light bar in the top of the windshield opening
- door mirror/light combo
- stock headlights w/ h4 or better bulbs
- Stock tail lights w/ blackout switch to hide braking points from following drivers
- blue/amber accessory lights in the top of the rear widow opening per score rules
- dash grab handle
- roof grab handle.
- lowrance navigation
- stella 3 race unit
- satellite texter?
- anything else the co-driver may need?
New light weight battery and mount.
fuel cell fab and fit
We need co come up with a definitive in-car spare parts and tool list. Plus, water and safety items that we are required to carry. Then make mounts and storage for all of it.
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