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Old 10-08-2008, 01:03 PM   #21
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Hmmm
Lots of win here, but a second look makes me want to say needs more radiator.
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Old 10-08-2008, 01:23 PM   #22
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...how do you know your RPMs? Seriously though, wheres your speedo?


I count the dashes on the road then divide by the time for my speed. lol...

I'm still building the car. I havent had the time yet to research which speedo is going to work with my trans

I'm working on the cooling system right now, so the hood isnt on the car right now, and even if it was, I havent decieded if I am going to put a hood scoop on it, or leave it open. I may leave it open so I can get the free water injection if it rains, lol

I guess you guys are not in favor of the style bars then.
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Old 10-08-2008, 01:40 PM   #23
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Don't let the haters hate. I've never seen a style bar "mousetrap". And I have seen a miata roll with a style bar.

*I'm not advocating the use of style bars as roll over protection.
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Old 10-08-2008, 01:47 PM   #24
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Welcome,
Saw you vids on initial build and start up.
Definately not the "norm".....
Love it!
Needs more sound clips.
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Old 10-09-2008, 10:26 AM   #25
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I havent decieded if I am going to put a hood scoop on it, or leave it open. I may leave it open so I can get the free water injection if it rains, lol

Do this.

http://www.seriouswheels.com/pics-pq...p-1280x960.jpg
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Old 10-09-2008, 12:38 PM   #26
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leave it open....I think it would be a sin to cover up those beautiful itb's with a scoop
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Old 10-09-2008, 12:44 PM   #27
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unless he does like that Peugeot, because it'd be a shame not to drive the car or have the engine drown when raining.
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Im in pinellas park and would love to see this thing in person. maybe i can come check it out some time.
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Old 10-09-2008, 04:01 PM   #29
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Im in pinellas park and would love to see this thing in person. maybe i can come check it out some time.

Come on by.
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Old 10-09-2008, 04:08 PM   #30
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...how do you know your RPMs

the huge tach.
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Old 10-09-2008, 04:51 PM   #31
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Come on by.
I responded to you fs post also but just pm me and ill come by.
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Old 10-09-2008, 07:41 PM   #32
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Maybe I'm just an engine , but what is that engine from (also didn't see the m.net write up).

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I saw it today and talked to him about it.. its a Jaguar(sp) V12. He said it should be good for about 400Hp.

I cant wait to see it together, And hopefully ill be able to learn alot of stuff from him in the near future.
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Old 10-09-2008, 08:07 PM   #34
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God, please post more pics of this monster.
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Old 10-09-2008, 09:13 PM   #35
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Not every build can be about what's best, what's most efficient, what's affordable, what makes sense. Sometimes you have to do the insane and put a v12 in a Miata (or a big block in a Samurai)! That v12 has to sound fantastic. Does it handle great? Meh. Who cares, that's not why you built it. It's nuts but cool as hell.

You may have noticed this forum can be a little rough. Don't let that bother you. Most criticism comes from the desire to help and improve your project. Style bars won't get any love around here. It tends to be function over fashion in this neighborhood.
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