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07-08-2015 08:14 AM
LouBomb idk how many times ive said it dude, but this is one of the few reasons i still come here on ff.. just to see if you've updated your thread lol
07-07-2015 06:07 PM
Rudel This'll look good once we get that wing fixed up!
07-07-2015 05:26 PM
thielt1
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Originally Posted by nboyles85737 View Post
when do you think youll be online and running?
I don't know, Its a shame I just have too much on my plate right now. Aiming for Tudor weekend at Road America. Its just been non stop with work, racing, and the new house.
07-07-2015 05:23 PM
thielt1 I wish I had more time to work on this right now but I am working on it every chance I get.

Cold side Tubing is mocked up and welded. Welding is a little rough but we will be smoothing it out for a better finish. Also we were using a tig tip that was not ideal for our situation. It was working perfect on flat aluminum but was chunking up on the piping so we spoke with someone at airgas and I must have bought the wrong tungsten at some point.





Found a Place to mount the solenoid, glad I waited because I was going to mount it on the frame rail but it was getting very frustrating to make it work.



I needed to fab up some brackets to hold the carbon for the dash which holds two gauges and the on/off switch. It needed to be very strong because of the weight of the switch so I came up with something that can be screwed into the standard location to hold the dash together and then you are still able to bolt to the rivnuts on the bracket. I think the pictures will explain it better but it was very time consuming but I couldn't think of any other option.





I will try and get some more pictures up after the race weekend as I did a few other things.
05-11-2015 07:21 PM
nboyles85737 when do you think youll be online and running?
05-11-2015 06:08 PM
Rudel It's been a while since I've been here Thielt.

'Good to see you figured out the resistors. I see you have 2 oil coolers. Is one in-line with the turbo?
05-08-2015 01:48 PM
bringler26 Best build in a long time. I love the attention to detail and how cleanly thought out everything is!
05-08-2015 10:22 AM
04ZTSJelf Awesome.
05-08-2015 10:21 AM
thielt1 Oil coolers routed:





Onto the Turbo Piping and Custom Oil Catch can this weekend.
05-06-2015 10:54 AM
nboyles85737 Tis a sexy looking car isn't it.



Nice work
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