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Old 09-05-2018, 08:08 AM
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Great work Chris. Looking really good.
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Old 09-07-2018, 11:35 PM
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Getting there with the floor mods, DSE sub-frame connectors installed, I need to make new connector plates that will weld to the extreme sub-frame and bolt to the DSE connectors. I decided to revert to the original rear foot well floor panels that we cutout to give some kind of place for rear seat passengers to put their feet.

The floor cutouts for the connectors leave half the foot well drains plugs intact which to me looks like a bit rough. We filled and flatted the remaining piece of the hole and added approx. 20mm to the tunnel side of the floor section to allow the 3" exhaust space to fit between the torque arm and floor. ( if we had to do this again we would have added 50mm for extra space )

So one side is all but finished with both sections tacked in with the mig, these will be finished via gas welding to keep the steel malleable for final dressing. Modifying the original floor sections also keeps the concept of at first glance you would think it's factory.
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Old 10-07-2018, 11:20 AM
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Nice work Chris
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Old 10-07-2018, 01:07 PM
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Far out.. Sh!t just got real in the rigidity department
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Old 10-07-2018, 09:09 PM
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Nice work Chris
Cheers Pete, very happy with results to date

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Far out.. Sh!t just got real in the rigidity department
No more jacking it up and wondering if ya can get the door open
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Old 14-07-2018, 06:49 PM
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Old 27-10-2018, 07:44 PM
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Well it's been awhile, still chipping away. Purchased a new Raingear hidden wiper kit, nicely engineered and fits very well in the cowl area, I added a pic of the old cowl top underneath with the new kit installed, very compact.
Mounted the remote reservoirs in the cowl area, we had to extend the opening on the cowl top as the wiper kit occupies the area where I first intended to install them.
The pedal box and column are mounted and tunnel done. We are now working on the air cleaner and inlet via the cowl area. I have a base plate being made for the twin TB's and cleaner, hopefully finished next week and start on the air cleaner cover. Also purchasing HotRod dynamics rocker covers to hide the coils, they are also supplying additional mesh so we can fab 3 covers for the cowl openings so they match the rocker covers.
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Old 01-11-2018, 03:36 PM
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Looking good Chris, looks like all the planning is paying off.
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Old 06-11-2018, 08:54 AM
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Looking good Chris, looks like all the planning is paying off.
For sure Damon, lots more to think about and do but finally seeing some real progress
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