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OT ANOTHER RACECAR BUILD

Discussion in 'Off Topic Threads' started by baflstang, Jun 26, 2012.

  1. baflstang

    baflstang TS Member

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    If shooting isn't expensive enough I gotta go and builde a drag car. Oh well; let the fun begin! 2000 Mustang, small-block, single turbo (kinda large), very bad attitude (1500 HP). Wish me luck. Life insurance is paid. Bill
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  2. stokinpls

    stokinpls Well-Known Member

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    Get some pointers from Robert Hight. ;-)
     
  3. 320090T

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    Sure is ugly!
     
  4. W.P.T.

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    Good start, but obviously a long way to go ... The tubs look like they are in there right, lets get that roll cage sitting in the back welded up and in place ... Good luck ... WPT ... (YAC) ...
     
  5. ken1okie

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    Outlaw 10.5?
     
  6. baflstang

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    Probably closer to X275. @320090T: Do you think lipstick would help? LOL
     
  7. white rattler

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    I hate to tell you this, but that thing is a long way from a race car. Good luck and I hope that you have not run out of money at this point. Trevor Dawe.
     
  8. baflstang

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    Not a thing. They all start at this point. It is a lengthy build but safety is first and foremost. If I get hurt it will hard to fund it by winning shoots! LOL More pics will follow.
     
  9. W.P.T.

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    I have had a few and they all look like that at some stage of the game, the finished product is what really matters ... Time doing it right is time well spent ... Good Luck ... WPT ... (YAC) ...
     
  10. 682LINY

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    more fun driviig and building than paying the bills
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  11. baflstang

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    Thank you WPT. It does have a ways to go but I am shooting for next year.
     
  12. cpd544

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    Here is a pic of the tubs on my 72 Camaro with 22 inch wide Mickey Thompsons.
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  13. baflstang

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    They look great! Is it a 70 or 71?
     
  14. baflstang

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    New additions to the build!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  15. baflstang

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    More pics from the build!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  16. Catpower

    Catpower Well-Known Member

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    She's taken shape

    Amazing how much money you can dump into these projects isn't it

    Now don't lose interest, and shelve it, that happens to way too many of these ( voice of experience)
     
  17. W.P.T.

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    Looks like you are making headway ... That cage is over the top, thats for sure ... Nice car in the making ... Keep up the good work ... WPT ... (YAC) ...
     
  18. Stl Flyn

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    The picture of the motor in the car looks odd. Forgive me if I am wrong, but is that typical in drag cars to have the headers going forward and over the top like that? Is that how they are going to be mounted, possibly because of space needed? Or, is it temporary, because I see you still have the hook on it yet?
     
  19. motordoctor

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    Looks like it is for a turbo installation
     
  20. grntitan

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    Headers up and forward likely for a twin turbo setup.