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Old 12-21-2011, 10:05 AM   #74561
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good klod, that's awesome to hear...

you gonna convert to AN as well? i assume SS brake lines?

if you need wiring help you know who to call.
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Old 12-21-2011, 10:12 AM   #74562
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Don't worry timmy... you were already budgeted in for wireing assistance lol. Klod and I can both hold are own for wiring but we know your have awesome knowledge and can make magical rely set ups for silly things and what not.

Dunno about klod but I like the silly on off on switch for the blinkers so I wanna keep that and make that work with the lights, and since we wante road legal we'll need to wire up tail/brake lights, head lights, and all that good stuff.


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Old 12-21-2011, 10:15 AM   #74563
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well i imagine i'll end up working on that car quite a bit as is so i'll have my chance to inject some timmeh style in the car.

also sneeze you has a big mouth, not that i'm really all that pissed :P
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Old 12-21-2011, 10:23 AM   #74564
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Not sure of a reason to switch to AN at this point. if the need arises mayhaps.

also yes SS brake lines are a given. new bushings and such throughout the car, new hardware as needed.

first step is just to get it running then start making tweaks once we have running/driving platform lol

my approach to building a racecar is get something that at least moves under its own power to keep the focus on whats important then once it works we'll start making it pretty/clean/awesome.

as you learned in your first project (deb) carbon fiber gauge holders and adding pretty spray paint dont really make for a successful project no matter how nice they look.

also I keep having to remind myself that we are building a budget auto-x toy/beater so that our DD's can stay nice. I dont expect it to be F1 style fit and finish, especially not the first season.
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Old 12-21-2011, 10:29 AM   #74565
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well i imagine i'll end up working on that car quite a bit as is so i'll have my chance to inject some timmeh style in the car.

also sneeze you has a big mouth, not that i'm really all that pissed :P
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Not sure of a reason to switch to AN at this point. if the need arises mayhaps.

also yes SS brake lines are a given. new bushings and such throughout the car, new hardware as needed.

first step is just to get it running then start making tweaks once we have running/driving platform lol

my approach to building a racecar is get something that at least moves under its own power to keep the focus on whats important then once it works we'll start making it pretty/clean/awesome.

as you learned in your first project (deb) carbon fiber gauge holders and adding pretty spray paint dont really make for a successful project no matter how nice they look.

also I keep having to remind myself that we are building a budget auto-x toy/beater so that our DD's can stay nice. I dont expect it to be F1 style fit and finish, especially not the first season.
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Old 12-21-2011, 10:41 AM   #74566
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Huge ear buds are awesome.
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Old 12-21-2011, 10:53 AM   #74567
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Not sure of a reason to switch to AN at this point. if the need arises mayhaps.

also yes SS brake lines are a given. new bushings and such throughout the car, new hardware as needed.

first step is just to get it running then start making tweaks once we have running/driving platform lol

my approach to building a racecar is get something that at least moves under its own power to keep the focus on whats important then once it works we'll start making it pretty/clean/awesome.

as you learned in your first project (deb) carbon fiber gauge holders and adding pretty spray paint dont really make for a successful project no matter how nice they look.

also I keep having to remind myself that we are building a budget auto-x toy/beater so that our DD's can stay nice. I dont expect it to be F1 style fit and finish, especially not the first season.

entirely valid. i'm not expecting you guys to go bonkers either.. and for a race car that's probably a good thing.

i learned a lot on deb... like that you should always buy a parts car instead of parts themselves, chrome don't get ya home, you need to do your research, etc.

good call on the SS, i agree on the AN. i'm sure we'll be able to build something that is pretty solid and cheap for it's performance level.

that book mostly got me excited for my eventual custom car build that i want to do (probably when i'm like 30 lol) that will probably have really nice fit and finish (form and function on that one)

started looking at Hella driving lights god why can't i stay away from trying to buy car things?
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Old 12-21-2011, 11:05 AM   #74568
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Hella makes a seald beam adapter kit... i can get 100W hi beams and 80W low beams and it'll be a direct replacement for my 7" sealed beams on Wilhelm!!!

shit that just might be worth it.
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Old 12-21-2011, 11:23 AM   #74569
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Same reason I can't stop buying stuff... see my avatar for confirmation

also driving lights i approve of because safety
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true but it can wait til i have the cash to do so... also might grab some supertones while i'm wiring up wilhelm.

also figured out what i get for being a Benz owner...

just entered an exclusive (only benz drivers) sweepstakes for a C250 lease and a trip to germany.
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