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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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    Re: Red Baron

    It's been a while since I last updated. Have'nt done much. Project is still alive but going sloooow! Here is a shot of the ms3pro EVO
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    Re: Red Baron

    Another little step. Got the stuff ceramic coated.
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    Looking forward to seeing this done!

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    Re: Red Baron

    Im hitting the Roval road course at Fontana this weekend, looking to best my previous 1:58.6...

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    Re: Red Baron

    Hi, take a look at my project log. And you can see the size of the rad. it is a 3" rad with the scirocco twin fan. Fits nice. Maybe have to relocate the top inlet.

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    Re: Red Baron

    So was the Rad an off the shelf unit or a custom piece? I'm running outta time to make SDAC with GoldMember

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    Re: Red Baron

    Nothing is going to be a plug and play with our cars. The rad was purchase off the shelf but needed to be fitted with brackets and inlet relocated. It's an ago model

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    Re: Red Baron

    I went ahead and ordered a pass/pass I&O with no filler neck, made by AFCO. Kinda spendy at about $600. All in
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    AJ (no More Alan) 84 Rampage RT TIII/568 Quaife 87 GLHS dealer optioned Red 16V Masi/568/Quaife
    90 Masi 16V White/Ginger/Black
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    86 GLHS #110 RoadRace Built 89 CSX-VNT Recaro Car
    89 Turbo Mini 'Woody' 85 GLHT 'RedBox'
    2014 Explorer DD'r 3.5Twin Turbo Ecoboost AWD and 500HP
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    Re: Red Baron

    Be sure to use their coolant additive if you aren't going to use antifreeze coolant. They like that if you have a warranty claim.
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