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Old 05-18-2010, 04:56 PM   #191
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thanks, I'll post some sound clips this weekend. It hasn't been out of the shop yet, two issues. Tires- currently has 4 SVT spares on it. Second the car is so low I can't get it out of the shop. I had to use ramps just to get it off the lift. This is with both front and rear set at the mid-range position. I'm pretty sure I'll be able to roll a coke can if I crank it down.

I'm going to need a custom trailer for this car, maybe a tilt ramp? So the U-haul idea is shot, or I can build custom ramps to use with a U-haul?? I could rent one for a day and have my welder fab some up.

So as some problems get resolved others pop up, but I'm getting closer.
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Old 05-18-2010, 07:29 PM   #192
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Old 05-19-2010, 05:57 AM   #193
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thanks, I'll post some sound clips this weekend. It hasn't been out of the shop yet, two issues. Tires- currently has 4 SVT spares on it. Second the car is so low I can't get it out of the shop. I had to use ramps just to get it off the lift. This is with both front and rear set at the mid-range position. I'm pretty sure I'll be able to roll a coke can if I crank it down.

I'm going to need a custom trailer for this car, maybe a tilt ramp? So the U-haul idea is shot, or I can build custom ramps to use with a U-haul?? I could rent one for a day and have my welder fab some up.

So as some problems get resolved others pop up, but I'm getting closer.
Wow thats low! You aren't going to have any clearance/bottoming out issues on the track are you?
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Old 05-19-2010, 06:10 AM   #194
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I ran that suspension on another car at a track day with no issues. Actually with just the stock SVT front sway bar. so with this larger front bar I should be fine. It's mid-range now so I'll probably raise it up some. I'd like the front bumper to at least last a little while. The front bumper is now lower than the exhaust, I like how rigid it is, with a splitter i should get a lot of front down force.
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Man, you are really making me want to take a road trip!
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Juantron-I would like to make it to VIR this year with the car, we could meet up?
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Put a LSD and clutch in Seth's car-FSVT
Put brakes on my daughter's car-S60
Modded the GN with Jeep steering shaft and Hydroboost Brake system, I'm anxious to see how the brakes help my 60'

Also put on fighting shoes- we're having a street wars show down.

Did put hood pins on the car, stock holes in upper support worked perfect

Yes I drilled the CF hood!
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Old 05-28-2010, 05:45 AM   #197
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That sounds awesome, I've been up to VIR a few times and I love it! Definitely keep me posted.
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hood pins look great dan! how will those affect your 60' time?! haha
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hood pins look great dan! how will those affect your 60' time?! haha
Well if you recall Bobb refused to put the hood cable and latch in, said "a real race car has hood pins", so I ordered them. Anyone considering this... you need the 5" long ones, the Ford Racing ones will not work.
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Well if you recall Bobb refused to put the hood cable and latch in, said "a real race car has hood pins", so I ordered them. Anyone considering this... you need the 5" long ones, the Ford Racing ones will not work.
Hmmm, good to know...where did you source those pins?
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