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Old 03-19-2011, 04:53 AM   #21
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Welcome. Great looking car you got there. take good care of it and positive pressure is a must asap
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Old 03-19-2011, 05:00 AM   #22
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thanks! you see that amazing white NB with smoked headlights and eyelids etc above me...yeah thats my dream right there!!! AMAZING CAR!!
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Old 03-19-2011, 08:05 PM   #23
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So heres the box the complete FMII Hydra kit comes in



Doesn't look like much but then you realize that it weight 87lb!! now you know theres something special in there!!

So now my guessing skills aren't too good, or my knowledge about boxes (random!) so can anyone tell me the dimensions of this box? From there I can attempt to sort out some shipping quotes and see if i can land up with that box at my house!!
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Old 03-20-2011, 01:46 PM   #24
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try to find someone who has had that box before, OR; mathematically speaking, find someone who has the tile in that picture.. from there you can get length and width, then do pythagriam theorum to find all dimmensions.

just my 2cents. or you could guess, doesnt look too far off, but you'd be better off to over-estimate so you have enough money for unexpected charges

suppose that tile is a 1ft by 1ft.. the blue square tile. small tan tile, um.. 3in by 3in? or 4"x4" probly better, and the other darker brown would be 4"x8" or 3"x6"..
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Old 03-20-2011, 02:09 PM   #25
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No Pythagorean theorem needed for this (which isn't for a rectangle anyway) just some good guess work. From what you said about the tiles I think the box is a 36 x 22 x 22" which is a standard size. I will be working with that for the shipping, wish me luck!
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Nice looking car, only problem I've had with my FM kit is the coolant lines degrading from heat and needing repair every 6 months or so, spring for their hard water lines or get ones made.

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The standard water feed lines and oil drain lines in our kits are silicone and/or rubber to deal with the heat involved. But even then, they do degrade over time and need replacing. We can replace them with formed stainless steel lines that should outlast the rest of the car. This is a $160 option.
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Old 03-20-2011, 06:07 PM   #27
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good piece of advice there, especially due to the fact that I am going for reliability! otherwise have you been happy with the kit? I see you have the voodoo II
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The coolant lines have been the only headache, otherwise happy customer. I have since upgraded to a megasquirt with help from Joe Perez and it runs much better then the voodoo card.
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I have never seen a cleaner mk1. Cracking find my man and good luck with the build.
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I have never seen a cleaner mk1. Cracking find my man and good luck with the build.
Thanks so much man! I want to keep this as clean as I can, and as reliable as I can hence the Hydra kit in mind.
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