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Old 05-07-2009, 02:39 AM   #41
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description 1, followed by the pic:

[IMG]http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3218/3024489131_f599a55a07.jpg?v=0[/IMG

description 2, followed by the pic:

[IMG]http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3218/3024489131_f599a55a07.jpg?v=0[/IMG


...and so on and so on. You can weld like that, but you can't figure this stuff out? I took the last ] out on each of those so you can see the format without that actual pictures. Are you seriously having issues with this? You must be posting pictures strangely.
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Old 05-07-2009, 02:57 AM   #42
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Looks great. I think a hole saw may be easier for the wg reentry if you ever have to do that again. It sucks that you had to go in at a 90 degree.

What's the tungsten stick out, and are you using a gas lens?

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Old 05-07-2009, 08:50 AM   #43
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Looks very nice, but I'm wondering why you didn't take that wastegate runner down a little further. I forget the guideline, but I believe you want the reentry at least 18-21" from flange...BEGi goes 30".
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description 1, followed by the pic:

[IMG]http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3218/3024489131_f599a55a07.jpg?v=0[/IMG

description 2, followed by the pic:

[IMG]http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3218/3024489131_f599a55a07.jpg?v=0[/IMG


...and so on and so on. You can weld like that, but you can't figure this stuff out? I took the last ] out on each of those so you can see the format without that actual pictures. Are you seriously having issues with this? You must be posting pictures strangely.

The problem is that he's uploading the pics as attachments, not hosting them from somewhere else. Which I wish he was so they weren't so dang big. Even on my 22" monitor they're huge. So I don't think he can put notes between each pic.

sbkcocker499, if you host your pics from somewhere else the forum would automatically resize them to fit the screen and then IF we needed to see the pic any bigger we could just click on it.
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Old 05-07-2009, 01:05 PM   #45
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Ya get a photobucket account. Really simple and will clean your thread up a lot.
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Old 05-08-2009, 02:57 AM   #46
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Today didnt work on the car so much. What i did do is take a clean/organize the shop day.


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Old 05-10-2009, 06:57 PM   #47
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As per all of your requests i got a Photobucket account and uploaded the photos there.

Fixed the upper section from before now its a snug fit.

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Measuring length i need to cut my 3"

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Got it tacked on

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Got the cat on



Got the cat tacked on a little crooked but it will do. Its only a cat!

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Close up of the connection from the downpipe

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After i get this all welded up then i dont have to wait anymore. Since the aluminized pipe doesn't need a backing gas i can just weld and roll.
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Old 05-11-2009, 12:43 AM   #48
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Sweet. Both on the exhaust bit and the photobucket account bit. Now I don't have to click on your thread and go browse somewhere else for 5 minutes while the photos load. Stupid DSL.
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Old 05-12-2009, 11:01 PM   #49
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So i got the second part done the midpipe with the cat. All welded up.

Weld at the Cat

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Weld at the Flex Pipe

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Weld at the upper section where it connects to the downpipe

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Another view at the cat

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One more

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How it looks in the car

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Another view under the car

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weld at the flange

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Welding with my trusty table vise

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Marking out a space for the wideband

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Welded in

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All in all it was a good work time off. Just need one more section and then ill be done with it. I also got the round stock for the hangers. Should be done by this weekend
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Looking good! Hope to see the finished product soon.

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Old 05-13-2009, 02:12 AM   #51
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i like your work
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I wish i could get this crap done in a day. Id be able to drive the beast.

1990 - thanks, i try
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GREAT JOB SO FAR. I wish I knew how to weld or had a teacher :( keep it up & us posted
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WOW! Realy a nice job.
I wish I could weld like you do.
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I'm learning a lot from this thread. As soon as I get some gas and the other accessories for my welder and learn how to use it i'm going to be building my exhaust minus the downpipe. Its awesome seeing how yours is progressing and learning from it.
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Got a shitload of homework and my brother ( lives in japan ) made me look at a 93 Rx7 an hour away. He wants 4500 for it, it runs but it doesnt stay running for long

I love these gauges

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front view

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rear view

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Interior needs work lol!

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Engine shot

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Heres the video i took of it trying to run

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Old 05-18-2009, 01:43 AM   #57
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Plumbing is done!!! finished up 15 minuets ago. Made myself a PB & J while my photos uploaded.

Gettin the flange tacked on

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Weld of the flange

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another pic

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another

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Set my root opening for 1/32



2 pieces tacked on

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3rd piece tacked on and marked

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muff

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Another view of the muff

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All of it tacked togethor WOOT finally

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Under the rear

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another rear shot

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Heading up to the front

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All welded up

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Welds

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Muff welds

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some more welds

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Thar she is

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All thats left is getting the hangers made and then she is ready to rock!
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very nice work very nice i will call you for my exhaust lol jk but great stuff
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Looking great, take some vids of the sound when you're done!
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Wish i had a welder like that.
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