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    Quote of the year.

    Quote of the year.
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    The website doesn't allow posting photos directly...

    The website doesn't allow posting photos directly into a thread any longer. You have to use a third party photo-hosting site like Photobucket, Imgur, Flickr, etc. Once loaded on the phot-hosting...
  3. I was shocked when I heard the news last year. ...

    I was shocked when I heard the news last year. He was one of the good guys.

    I've forgotten whether Dratts built or bought his other cars, but if memory serves me well, he wasn't a builder. If...
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    Kudos! That looks and sounds great! I can...

    Kudos! That looks and sounds great! I can hardly believe the weight numbers... that thing is going to scat like a scalded cat.

    I'd never be able to register something like that here in Canada......
  5. Thread: Zonda R OSI

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    I think I follow you... so the transmission is...

    I think I follow you... so the transmission is ahead of the engine, the output shaft will enter a transfer case, redirecting the power 180 degrees back towards the rear, and into the BMW...
  6. FS: Set of Four 86-87 Stock Fiero 15" Lace Wheels & Tires

    Wheels are 15Ē x 7" with a 38 mm offset. Bolt circle is 5 x 100 mm. Hub bore is 57.1 mm.

    Freshly sandblasted and powdercoated gloss black inside and out, including tire bead area.
    Two wheels have...
  7. Thread: Zonda R OSI

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    Wow! That sounds wicked. What sort of exhaust...

    Wow! That sounds wicked. What sort of exhaust layout have you done? It's hard to tell from the photos/video, but it looks like you've got two separate collectors feeding each a side muffler, and...
  8. Thread: suspension

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    I've had great success with buying junkyard axles...

    I've had great success with buying junkyard axles from any car where the axle rods are the correct OD and longer than needed. I then discard the CV and tripot joints from either end, and have a...
  9. Thread: suspension

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    Do your cars currently have '84-'87 suspensions...

    Do your cars currently have '84-'87 suspensions or '88? If they're based on an '88's suspension, there's a fair bit that can be done to mask their roots and improve performance and appearance. I...
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    The site software to upload photos stopped...

    The site software to upload photos stopped working at least 2 years ago. There is nothing you can do to make it work, not even throw money at the administrators.
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    You can't post photos using the site software...

    You can't post photos using the site software anymore... you have to use a photo hosting service like PhotoBucket, Imgur, or Flickr.

    Factory Five has this market covered for an unbeatable $9,900...
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    Fair enough. I'm looking forward to progress...

    Fair enough. I'm looking forward to progress updates.
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    I've got to agree with 275NART... your two posts...

    I've got to agree with 275NART... your two posts are pretty confusing. Your first one leads us to believe you're dreaming about building a car:



    Followed by:



    So which is it? You've...
  14. (Understatement of the year.) :p Glad to see...

    (Understatement of the year.) :p

    Glad to see you're back at it! I for one am looking forward to more (timely) updates!
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    That is some very impressive work. I remember...

    That is some very impressive work. I remember you writing that the car is about 6" wider than stock, and that you were worried it might be difficult not to "screw it up". Well I think you can put...
  16. Definitely lots of tedious, repetitive work......

    Definitely lots of tedious, repetitive work... but you're doing a great job.

    Just a little trick in case you weren't aware: polyester resin doesn't stick to melamine, so when making large flat...
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    Wow... that looks great Don. And it's another...

    Wow... that looks great Don. And it's another great idea.
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    Looking good Don! I couldn't help but notice the...

    Looking good Don! I couldn't help but notice the timing of your balance problems... I'm willing to bet that you're in good company all across the World today. LOL. (BTW... it was great meeting...
  19. How much longer are the control arms?

    How much longer are the control arms?
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    Perhaps I'm not as cynical as Steve, because the...

    Perhaps I'm not as cynical as Steve, because the fibreglass body could be worth a substantial amount... certainly more than the cost of crushing it. :p Without photos of the bare chassis and the...
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    Better yet, one engineer can save thousands of...

    Better yet, one engineer can save thousands of tests of trial and error. ;)
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    To compare jm14's experience with what you can...

    To compare jm14's experience with what you can expect, you'd need to know more about his set up. His climate may be very different than yours, his car may not have had a mid-mounted engine (which...
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    76mx, on traditional radiators, the larger, lower...

    76mx, on traditional radiators, the larger, lower hose runs to the water pumpís suction port. By making the lower hose larger in diameter than the upper hose, the vacuum pressure in the hose at the...
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    Joel, what angle is your radiator at, and what is...

    Joel, what angle is your radiator at, and what is the width, length, and depth of it? How many horsepower are you planning from your Coyote engine?
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    I see an area that might be problematic from a...

    I see an area that might be problematic from a cooling perspective. Obviously the radiator would've worked most efficiently if you could've oriented it perpendicular to the airflow. The fins are...
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