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Old 02-13-2010, 11:36 AM   #81
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Great build thread SKMetalworks. I've really enjoyed reading it. You've got some mad skillz yo with the welder! I just learned (failed?) MIG 12/2008 and am amazed at the tube welding you're doing.
Thanks, during school I was practicing 6G 5" sch. 40 pipe for a month which helped a lot with transitioning the cup as your rollin around. MIG is fun too but I'm a tig welder to the core.
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Old 02-14-2010, 07:52 PM   #82
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Picked up some seats today. Sparco TEC's. Nice snug and comfortable. Plus i got a matching pair.

The FIA cert has 2 more years which i think will last me good enough

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Old 02-17-2010, 08:32 PM   #83
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Awwww ****, somebody needs to hurry up so I can install & tune this:



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Old 02-17-2010, 08:50 PM   #84
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I know ****. Got my ball joints, tie rods, muffler, and oil drain weld on bung. I gots so much to do. You should bring it this weekend and help me hookup the LC1
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Old 02-18-2010, 06:29 AM   #85
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SKMetalworks, it's a Marathon, not a sprint, right?

Possibly it's a sprint, in which case I'm way off base.
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Old 02-18-2010, 10:58 AM   #86
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SKMetalworks, it's a Marathon, not a sprint, right?

Possibly it's a sprint, in which case I'm way off base.
I don't think you understand how we operate in the 206 .
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Old 03-19-2010, 01:48 AM   #87
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Its been a while since i updated this thread. Reason being ive lost motivation. Well i just started again today and worked on the exhaust a bit. Like a dumbass i waited till the last minuet (sunday) to sign up for the novice school and good ol' murphys law put me on the waiting list. So this track car isnt going to be on the track for a little while. Maybe that's all i needed since i was getting stressed out about trying to finish it in time.

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The inside is a mess

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And somone still hasnt installed my Megasquirt/gauges *cough* jeff *cough cough*

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Ive had my harnesses but i thought i would toss a picture up

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Ebay special BOV

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Lugnuts and valve stems came in recently

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Tomorrow im going to go to the store pick up some alchohol and finish my exhaust and weld on the BOV and maybe mount my seats.
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Old 03-19-2010, 01:54 AM   #88
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I've got some G-Forces, love em! Thanks for the pics.
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Old 03-19-2010, 02:16 AM   #89
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Its about time. Cone killer.
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Old 03-19-2010, 02:18 AM   #90
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Its about time. Cone killer.
Hey i talked to the lady @ alfa.
















She wants you to come early sunday and "mow" the grass.
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Old 03-21-2010, 07:42 PM   #91
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My laptop attained a virus and just now got done reformatting it. Luckily i could save all my pictures and transfer them to a external HD.

Got my midpipe done

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I started on the back end

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Heres where it sits right now

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Old 03-21-2010, 08:34 PM   #92
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Dude what is your addaress. I want to send you some money. For all the hard work your doing and you are drinking Busch Light. You need to splurge a little and get some good beer.
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Old 03-21-2010, 09:20 PM   #93
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Looks pretty good, but how come you didn't do it like this:



Would be a few less bends and welds.

BTW, what muffler are you going with?
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Would it be harder to transition the pipe to the proper direction right next to the diff if it was done that way?

It does provide a bit more clearance for the u-joint too.....
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Old 03-22-2010, 12:38 AM   #95
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Abe- The reason being is the bellhousing is right there at the start of the mid pipe so i wanted to follow the car as much as possible. At the rear i didnt want to have it sit any lower then humanly possible. Maybe your right but its 10x better than my first one.

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I wanted to finish it today so i made sure i did my best

I went and got a el cheapo tip to quiet down my car because cops dont like loud cars.

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I figured id mount it out to the driver side but realized it would take more bends than what i came up with.

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Center mount bitches!



Getting the rear together

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Muffler on there



Heres how it will look in the end

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Pre weld

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I still have to weld the hangers on and paint it with some high temp paint. Cheers!
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that exhaust is begging for a simpson design rear bumper - cut out a center exit and tuck it up nice and pritty.

looks good.
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That center exit exhaust is going to make you die of aids. Go back to CR.net and buy a garage vary lip.


. Looks good. Cant wait to hear it. Plan on me being by next weekend to install your MS.
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that exhaust is begging for a simpson design rear bumper - cut out a center exit and tuck it up nice and pritty.

looks good.
Forget tucking it up. It needs to come out and aim up like a stinger exhaust on a beetle
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I was holding out on commenting because I knew this was coming. Not my style but I definitely appreciate your craftsmanship. Nice...
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Old 03-22-2010, 09:02 AM   #100
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I love the center exit. Good job on the pipe, it looks trick. Next time do it like ARTech showed w/less bends and get that 2.1335413 extra HP.
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