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  1. Thread: Well.....Bye.

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    Thanks buddy:) I just want this DONE! It's my...

    Thanks buddy:) I just want this DONE! It's my only car. I only got the ElCo because this one took too long...
    Then the ElCo needed more work to be safe, then the wreck, then the track day mods, it's...
  2. Thread: Engine build

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    My machinist (a perfectionist who should rule...

    My machinist (a perfectionist who should rule planet Aspergers) gave me so much crap about getting the belt grooves just right I outsourced to a guy in France. I asked for the CAD file and he refused...
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    I had a 6061 made for Stella that I put on raw...

    I had a 6061 made for Stella that I put on raw (never anodized it). Has maybe 15K on it and some weird pitting on the teeth. Nothing crazy, but I'm keeping my eye on it. I don't think it's a problem,...
  4. Thread: Well.....Bye.

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    Having full exhaust is going to be a bloody...

    Having full exhaust is going to be a bloody nightmare. I had the BBC built for a decent shot of naaaawse I never used, so I know it will take some boost. Ya think I can justify using a turbo as a...
  5. Thread: Well.....Bye.

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    Time to play with tranny's!...

    Time to play with tranny's!
    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49754381132_cd5d961d47.jpg

    The trans crossmember needs to be removable of course, but I really wanted it to help stiffen these...
  6. Thread: Well.....Bye.

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    And then made some plates too. I get 5 free HP...

    And then made some plates too. I get 5 free HP for every cool-guy hole I put in a bracket:encouragement: I LOVE my set of Blair Rota-Broaches....
  7. Thread: Well.....Bye.

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    As the French say... Walla! Dropped the center...

    As the French say... Walla!
    Dropped the center for driveshaft clearance, welded the top side of all the bracing, and got the trailing arm pivot tabs knocked out:...
  8. Thread: Well.....Bye.

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    Got some frame stiffening mounted. I'll cut out...

    Got some frame stiffening mounted. I'll cut out the center of the crossmember for driveshaft clearance later. I just needed it to be perfectly straight and as a stiffener while all this heat is...
  9. Thread: Well.....Bye.

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    The '2-piece' 57 frame is really thin, so I feel...

    The '2-piece' 57 frame is really thin, so I feel I need to make weld-plate for all the attachment points.
    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49754048901_a686a678b8.jpg
    And horrific old frame...
  10. Thread: Well.....Bye.

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    But for now I'll try to stay motivated and add...

    But for now I'll try to stay motivated and add some more car content to my rambling thread. Hey man, its MY thread! LOL

    Thankfully we got most of the jobs in the shop all done and shipped before...
  11. Thread: Well.....Bye.

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    Been Social Distancing with friends in the...

    Been Social Distancing with friends in the Angeles Forest a lot lately. With all the track days cancelled, I'm seriously considering putting a headlight and signals on the EBR race plastics. I miss...
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    Welcome and nice ride! Motorcycle riding is...

    Welcome and nice ride!

    Motorcycle riding is perfect social distancing! Just use gloves when using the gas pump...:)
  13. Thread: Engine build

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    That doesn't look like magnesium. Huff......

    That doesn't look like magnesium.



    Huff...




    :cool:
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    Mines still on the STT and maybe another 12k...

    Mines still on the STT and maybe another 12k miles since last year? Still flawless:applause:

    I have settled on a setting for everyday, and I go just 3 clicks up if I know I'll be really hitting...
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    Ya, I guess messing around is good too:applause:...

    Ya, I guess messing around is good too:applause:

    Are you having a issue where you need to re-set the TPS more than once every few years? If so, that issue will probably still be there with the TB...
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    Still looks great:) Did you go for a long ride...

    Still looks great:) Did you go for a long ride yet? The difference was way better for my wrists.
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    Seattle to Mexico city on an XB9? You Sir, get a...

    Seattle to Mexico city on an XB9? You Sir, get a tip of my cap:angel:
  18. Thread: Engine build

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    Maybe it needs to be catalized with oxygen? BB...

    Maybe it needs to be catalized with oxygen? BB would know for sure, he's the pro in a sea of paint nincompoops (raises hand) :up:



    34:19, red calipers on the Fit? #realracecarz#Honduhferlyfe...
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    The password is: gottabuycooteradrinkfirst. No...

    The password is: gottabuycooteradrinkfirst. No caps no spaces:)
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    Dude, flat bars and speedo, low mirrors and a...

    Dude, flat bars and speedo, low mirrors and a chopped tail. That is JUST my style:)
    Nice wheels too:eagerness:
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    I ASSume the paint and reducer are mixed in the...

    I ASSume the paint and reducer are mixed in the can and the 'bottom' can has the hardener? Thats why you gotta use it within 24 hrs after activating it. Bubbles painted her Blast with it and its been...
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    You can see your ECM critical temp settings under...

    You can see your ECM critical temp settings under the same ECM parameters. There are RPM limit and spark cut settings by temp.

    Remember this is NOT your water cooled car. Air cooled engines are...
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    You can see your old 'key-off' fan temp settings...

    You can see your old 'key-off' fan temp settings were set super low. So you'd be riding (at the key-on settings) which won't turn the fan on until 225* and shut the fan down at 195*. Pretty typical...
  24. Quadlock is probably the best and most versatile...

    Quadlock is probably the best and most versatile unit while not looking like giant Terminator fingers attached to your bars like the Ram mounts (IMO).

    I've used quad lock before and Bubbles has...
  25. I sure hope they all left their rescue dogs...

    I sure hope they all left their rescue dogs outside:black_eyed:

    Don't listen to that humble engineer, he's so smart. I remember when he was working with TPEHAK to 3D print wider XB rims:angel:
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