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    Re: Red Baron

    Here are the latest pics. The fabrication should be coming to an end soon. Man is it tight!
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    Re: Red Baron

    Tight but right! Looks great!

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    Re: Red Baron

    Got the car home. I may be weird but I just LOVE that cheap plastic and vinyl smell


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    Re: Red Baron

    So it's ready to go racing? SDAC?

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    Re: Red Baron

    Missed this thread. Like Randy said, the roof will accept 2 more braces. Makes them sound like Merc when you close the doors. What about seam welding the front end? Seen that done on one of the old Rally Omni's from back in the day. Also some braces triangulating in the strut towers to the firewall were there too. Evo8 style K frame brace bars front and rear could be fabbed up easily. Or/Also triangulating your strut tower bar to the firewall would help.

    What's the lower air dam off of? Looks pretty good, not as aggressive as the S10 for the street or winter

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    Re: Red Baron

    Quote Originally Posted by 2.216VTurbo View Post
    So it's ready to go racing? SDAC?
    I wish! Still have some good amount of work to get done. The big stuff is done, but there is much to button up before I get to turn the key!

    Quote Originally Posted by GLHNSLHT2 View Post
    Missed this thread. Like Randy said, the roof will accept 2 more braces. Makes them sound like Merc when you close the doors. What about seam welding the front end? Seen that done on one of the old Rally Omni's from back in the day. Also some braces triangulating in the strut towers to the firewall were there too. Evo8 style K frame brace bars front and rear could be fabbed up easily. Or/Also triangulating your strut tower bar to the firewall would help.
    What's the lower air dam off of? Looks pretty good, not as aggressive as the S10 for the street or winter
    I'll look into the roof bracing for sure. Never thought of that. My strut tower brace is made with two bars and inside the fenders I welded a bar from the A-pilar to the frame( post#1-7). I guess it acts like a kind of triangulating set-up as the strut bar to firewall. I can assure you it realy stiffend the front up.
    The lower air dam came off a Volks golf. Although it is not that big, it did make a difference at high speeds. It's a pretty straight forward fit. I like the fact that it completes the fit on the side. No rubbing driving out of my driveway is a bonus.(have other plans for the dam....eventually)

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