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Old 03-18-2011, 09:07 PM   #181
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Holy batsh*t crazy DIY racecar garage build! Nice job man.
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Are you going to do the exhaust exit right there behind the front wheels too? Would save some weight and be way easier to route.
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Exhaust dump in that location too?
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Old 03-18-2011, 11:53 PM   #184
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Yep i had it there on my old car, but it was a bit longer because i used to drive it to the racetracks.

This time there will be no muffler as it doesn't need one. The turbo does a pretty good job as a muffler.

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I look forward to seeing the future of this car.
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Yep i had it there on my old car, but it was a bit longer because i used to drive it to the racetracks.

This time there will be no muffler as it doesn't need one. The turbo does a pretty good job as a muffler.


Not really... Been driving my daily with it's 2 piece downpipe seperated the past few days, and its nearly as loud as the time I had to run around without a cat-back when I tried installing NB headers. *they were dirt cheap, I didnt mind spending $20 to get a custom test-pipe*


Note to self... Get proper downpipe made... *dribble of blood runs out ears*
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Old 03-25-2011, 01:45 AM   #187
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Please tell me you saved the mold for this so i can dream of pay you to make me one then paying double just to get it to the USA.
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Old 03-25-2011, 06:16 PM   #188
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It is loud on the street, but no louder than the other cars at the track. And it sounds good when you spool up the turbo going thru the pits. Yes, i still have the moulds. I will see how they go as i am moving house soon. Into a smaller block, better location and only 1 garage. First thing i will do is knock down the garage, put in a new (bigger) slab and make a new (bigger) garage using cool room panels. The cool room panels will be good to control the temperature inside. I have done the right side rear fender, so by tmrow i should have a pic of both of them done.
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I need to cut out the steel fender to fit it into the right spot. It weighs 4.8lbs.





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You have some impressive skills man I wish I could do that.
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Old 03-26-2011, 08:50 PM   #191
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I'm really loving the look of the carbon against that bright orange/red color you have on the interior.
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I got the idea from this porsche. GT3 RS

I am going to do a few highlight bits on the outside too.

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Ah.. cool... just don't copy the gt3 checker board stripe thingy and you're golden. Everyone copies that stupid crap, and it never comes out right on anything not porsche.
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Yeah, when doing accent colors like that, remember LESS IS MORE.

You dont want to end up on the riceboy page 5 years ago.
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No checkers...... I was thinking maybe the rim lip on my 8" wheels and leave the 9's in nickel. Obviously the cage and maybe mirrors and wing end plates. I also have seen i think a lambo with the vent holes painted in highlight colour. The 2nd 1/4 panel is layed up, just have to finish finding the leaks and i can infuse it.
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Just found this thread. Amazing!
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Intercooler arrived.



This is the inside of the other rear 1/4. It has taken 1 hour to get the peel ply and infusion layers off (black area), still have the rest to go.

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I finished the other rear 1/4.





Cut out a little bit of metal from the rear 1/4 areas.






Rear guard is riveted on. ( i also did a quick lowering job in paint to get it sitting at the right ride height) AND i removed 35lbs of weight.

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Uhm, wow.. I'm guessing you're going to brace the rear section or something.

This is hardcore.
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