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03-25-2015, 04:27 PM
More dash work.
03-25-2015, 04:26 PM
only a little work. did some cleanup then assisted with the first fire up of the latest Cobra. 427 small block Windsor based motor.
03-25-2015, 04:25 PM
and a quick catch up. tin work is 1/2 or more done.
1-31-15: More work done. This is a lot of detail work. No wonder he said the average tube chassis car takes 7 grand for just this...
03-25-2015, 04:23 PM
So the turbo arrived. And it's not small.
GTX 4508R. 80mm.
Will use nitrous to get it spooled up on to the transbrake. Maybe a 50 shot for 1 second or a little more.
A fair bit larger...
12-12-2014, 06:17 PM
that dogbox was what got it into the 8's, as it would never have happened on the stock gear ratios.....
11-22-2014, 03:09 AM
gonna go do some more tomorrow on it.
09-19-2014, 03:12 PM
when i decide to work on it (may be a few months or longer who knows) i will just put another stock rear diff in. could have been a fluke who knows. thats all it was, stock rear diff...
09-19-2014, 12:42 AM
version one was very unhappy that it finally got to meet its replacement at the show sunday. i spent a good amount of time and money building a motor JUST to run this one single day this year in...
09-19-2014, 12:37 AM
some small updates to both cars.
put the axles together, popped them in the car (on the wrong sides of course, i dont know this $#@!!) and got the car off the jig to take it to our show/race this...
09-08-2014, 10:21 PM
08-23-2014, 10:35 AM
Ran a new best, pushed the US record for Quickest Audi further, got really close to that 8.xxx pass. Chris will be the first to break that 8 second barrier here in the US, just like he was the first...
07-11-2014, 03:23 AM
the street tire (yes this will be regged and licensed) is a Mickey Thompson 315/60-15 (30" tall x 13" wide) drag radial on a 12" wide wheel (this is what i have now)
and the slick i will most...
07-11-2014, 01:56 AM
needed some room for tires. so i stretched the rear wheel arches 4" towards the front. the front end will be stretched completely (hood, fenders, etc ) the same 4".
done all of this myself...
06-06-2014, 11:16 PM
and this is showing the front end being moved 4" or so forward, we will be stretching the carbon fiber hood and front fenders that much to move the wheelbase forward.
06-06-2014, 11:15 PM
06-06-2014, 10:50 PM
started the front stuff. got a goodly amount of room in there for future upgrades.... when i run out of fun with the 1.8T i am thinking to toss in a 40v 4.2L V8 Audi motor with either one HUGE turbo...
05-30-2014, 11:04 PM
Finished off the x-locater and made the drop links for the anti roll bar. So cute they are. It is really nice having a lathe to use. 3/8" rod ends in chromoly tube.
05-27-2014, 11:21 PM
yeah those i posted to another forum using tapatalk, and then copy/pasted. no big deal.
05-25-2014, 09:29 AM
of course eventually. :boxing
05-25-2014, 01:10 AM
and plating the...
05-15-2014, 10:41 PM
i always do work. right now putting the final touches on a brand new block for the AWD race car. and working on the RWD chassis too. i stopped work on the 40v V8 Quattro Corrado i am also...
04-28-2014, 10:20 PM
also, while the car is being built to run the 4 cylinder motor i run now, it is ULTIMATELY being designed to run anything in the future.
BIG turbo Audi 4.2L 40v V8? ok.
twin turbo LS...
04-28-2014, 09:40 PM
real parts..... gonna start out with a 30 x 13.50 drag radial on a 12" wide wheel. eventually will go up to a 32 x 14 on a 14" wide wheel, or maybe even a 33 x 10.5W on a 15" wide wheel. we are...
04-27-2014, 05:44 PM
thanks!!!!! only live once, and you cant take it with you. i figure if i am going to go i may as well go ALL OUT!!!
this one, is gonna be tricky too. the rear arches get opened up 6" forward,...
04-27-2014, 04:52 PM
so, i went to the local fast car chassis guy, he builds Pro-mods, Top Sportsman, funny cars, FED's, 6 second type stuff. and wanted him to back half the car. we chatted about it for a...