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Old September 13th, 2020, 08:11 PM   #51
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The only time I think this is remotely ok. Car needs a diet... this is just one part of it all.
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Old September 15th, 2020, 12:36 PM   #52
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Used 1 3/4 exhaust is on its way!
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Old September 19th, 2020, 10:13 AM   #53
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At the LFTS getting front tires/wheels mated. Shpuld have them on the pan this afternoon. Small progress, but progress.
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Old September 19th, 2020, 03:03 PM   #54
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Was waiting until I had installed them.





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Old September 19th, 2020, 04:34 PM   #55
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Looks good. Doesn’t look like you can get much lower than that.😲😲👍👍
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Oh HELL YEAH !!!
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Old September 20th, 2020, 07:48 PM   #57
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Look closely, I havent cut off the lower t3 beam perches yet ;)
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Old September 26th, 2020, 09:15 PM   #58
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So, still moving forward:
The exhaust is on its way



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And the rear IRS changes are happening



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Old October 2nd, 2020, 05:08 PM   #59
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Seat/base position is set. So, after the body goes on, the seat will be mounted and then on to wiring... woot!

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Old October 3rd, 2020, 02:21 PM   #60
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2 old guys, 1 engine hoist and 75 minutes. It is on!



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I still have to remove the bottom of the t3 mounts. The front end is currently sitting on them and won't go lower
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Lower??
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Yes, lower
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Which will obviously add to the already ‘High Impression Ratio.’ 👍👍
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I should be able to get a lower shot this evening
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That is just one cool coupe.
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Now, now I am happy with the stance in the front.
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Looks like your ride is smiling too.😀
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The seat is positioned to the shifter for 3rd gear.


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So you don’t have to lean forward when going for 3rd? What do you think the coupe will weigh when it’s driving around?
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Sadly, 1850 without me in it
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About 900 lbs. less than my Single Cab. Maybe I should splurge for aluminum heads? Helium in the tires?🤔🤔😀
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Starting wiring tomorrow
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Progress?
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