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Old 05-07-2015, 08:02 AM   #351 (permalink)
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Picking up the new rim from powdercoat tonight, here's a better pic of the destroyed one. Think I'm going to make a patio table out of it.

Got new FK spherical bearings to do the yearly rebuild on the knuckles.

Sent the ORI's in, one of the rears locked up but it wasn't the typical issue. Mine was a lower cap o-ring not the main seal issue like many have had. All four are completely rebuilt and upgraded to the new seal style, and I had them add some more dampening to the rear 16" struts. They should be back tomorrow I think. Also have resi's to add to all four corners.

Built some fancy tool holders for a buddy, cut a few extra out, keeping one for myself.

Hopefully going to try to straighten the hood where the tree I hit broke off and landed on it. Luckily it hit the chassis tube, if it would have been back 2" my brand new radiator would be toast in that area.
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ouch, that poor wheel!!

I like the holder
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Old 08-09-2015, 06:59 AM   #353 (permalink)
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Figured I'd bump this with some pics from the trip to Golden Mountain last weekend. Was really impressed with the park, we were busy running trails for 2+ days straight and I think we still didn't see everything.

Buggy worked great, its finally to the point where the redo list is almost complete. Need to have a stronger front driveshaft made and rebuild the cv in the current one to keep as a backup. Fuel cell cracked on a corner seam too so have a new one coming, and I'll figure out what to do with the old one.

Entering in a local timed course comp nearby, called Pit Trash Shootout at Bundy Hill on August 23rd.

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looks fun, sorry I missed out. glad you guys had fun.
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Well my neighbor just randomly stopped by with his scales. I always hoped it was under 4k and guessed 3500-3700.
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very nice. would love to weigh mine, but guessing in the 4300# range
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Old 08-09-2015, 02:15 PM   #357 (permalink)
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Looks good, 3800 lbs is a good weight for all the material in that chassis.

Would you be willing to share the cad file for the tire trays?
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Old 08-09-2015, 05:00 PM   #358 (permalink)
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Looks good, 3800 lbs is a good weight for all the material in that chassis.

Would you be willing to share the cad file for the tire trays?
The chassis is stout, I've got no worries about rolling it.

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Old 08-24-2015, 08:35 AM   #359 (permalink)
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Ran the Pit Trash Shootout at a local park called Bundy Hill in southern Michigan yesterday.

Had the 2nd fastest time for our class on the first lap, but discarded it to run again and missed a turn because the tape was down so got DQ'd. Had a blast, rig is working great, couldn't be happier.
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Old 08-24-2015, 10:30 AM   #360 (permalink)
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Great driving. You were hauling.
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Old 10-26-2015, 08:20 AM   #361 (permalink)
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Scuffed a curb at the mall, hate it when that happens.

But as usual, RCV rocks and new parts will be here ASAP.

Video from the weekend

The "clunk" that is heard is a piece of something loose inside the super duty driveshaft I'm using on the front, its hilarious. People are always wondering what it is. haha
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Old 10-26-2015, 11:37 AM   #362 (permalink)
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What were you doing when the bell in the rcv let loose? I couldn't tell by the video...just heard the driveshaft as you hammered up that mud hill.
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Old 10-26-2015, 11:47 AM   #363 (permalink)
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What were you doing when the bell in the rcv let loose? I couldn't tell by the video...just heard the driveshaft as you hammered up that mud hill.
It didn't break in the video, that hole was around 11' deep. I went through it both ways and then backed through it. When it broke I had the right front at the deepest point and was trying to climb out and turn uphill to come out the side.

There has a clicking noise from the corner for awhile now so I think its been injured.

That bell is 4340 per RCV, warranty covered everything but I upgraded to 300m, so everything on the long side is now 300m but the inner shaft.
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where's that at? looks fun
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Old 10-26-2015, 06:53 PM   #366 (permalink)
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where's that at? looks fun
Its close to an acre of private land jam packed with obstacles in Benton, IN.

They call the yearly fall event Carnage Carnival. Great people and well setup.
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I'm selling the LS1, it is out of a 2001 Camaro SS (241 heads), and has a 2004 ZO6 cam in it and it's tuned by Wait4meperformance. It runs like a top and has a flipped truck intake (more low end torque and same HP as car intake) and truck accessories. For $2500 I'll sell it with a modified stock turn key ready harness, tuned pcm, kevko pan with remote oil filter, stock power steering pump and stock flywheel and accessories. I think I could ship this to any Fastenal store with a nice plywood enclosure for around $175. I have the EFILive tune as well if someone wanted just the motor.

I busted the back of the trans off, so a new one has been built to take up to 650 HP.

Spec's on motor replacement:
6.2L aluminum block L92 with Lingenfelter cam & VVT delete
Indiana Musclecar spec'd CNC ported heads and valvetrain
BP Automotive Gen IV harness

Should make around 525-550, I think other parts will need replaced shortly after install.

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Spec's on motor replacement:
6.2L aluminum block L92 with Lingenfelter cam & VVT delete
Indiana Musclecar spec'd CNC ported heads and valvetrain
BP Automotive Gen IV harness

Should make around 525-550, I think other parts will need replaced shortly after install.

Oooh! Nice!
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I'm selling the LS1, it is out of a 2001 Camaro SS (241 heads), and has a 2004 ZO6 cam in it and it's tuned by Wait4meperformance. It runs like a top and has a flipped truck intake (more low end torque and same HP as car intake) and truck accessories. For $2500 I'll sell it with a modified stock turn key ready harness, tuned pcm, kevko pan with remote oil filter, stock power steering pump and stock flywheel and accessories. I think I could ship this to any Fastenal store with a nice plywood enclosure for around $175. I have the EFILive tune as well if someone wanted just the motor.

I busted the back of the trans off, so a new one has been built to take up to 650 HP.

Spec's on motor replacement:
6.2L aluminum block L92 with Lingenfelter cam & VVT delete
Indiana Musclecar spec'd CNC ported heads and valvetrain
BP Automotive Gen IV harness

Should make around 525-550, I think other parts will need replaced shortly after install.
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One of my favorite builds,you sir have talent..
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Thanks, I'm pretty excited, I wasn't even considering head work until Justin (owner of IMC) pulled a set he just had done out of a box and showed me all the improvements over stock.

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Heads and injectors are ready to go lose some weight.
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How do you like that IR cordless impact? I have a snap-on but I need it for work every day. Been looking at that IR as a replacement for home use.
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Old 03-20-2016, 07:45 PM   #374 (permalink)
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How do you like that IR cordless impact? I have a snap-on but I need it for work every day. Been looking at that IR as a replacement for home use.
I frigging love it. I haven't had it long but I can't believe I went without one.
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you should look at the milwaukee fuel line rox. they have a lot of nice tools that run off the same batteries. a lot of their stuff would come in handy for what you do and their 5 AH batteries last forever.

chris, i had the snap on CT8810, im guessing thats what you have. i changed over to the milwaukee fuel tools and though the snappy had slightly more power based off of the specs i dont notice a difference. you should ditch the snap on anyways once it quits. the milwaukee warranty is way better on both the gun and the batteries. plus all the tools guys sell the milwaukee stuff so getting warranty is easier.
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