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Old 04-11-2013, 12:54 AM
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I made a list... time to get my ass in gear and get this stuff done...

Started uploading all the vette pics to my picasa site...

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finish tubular lower control arms
New shocks...
Front sway bar links
finish the last bit of the roll cage diagonal bar, tie in the shock towers and the front and rear x braces along with the driveshaft safety loop
spring links
traction bars
install the sweet telescoping steering column
install the fire suppression system
new wiring harness
build the dash
paint the interior
fab up the tripod mirrors
roller rockers Beehive springs, ti retainers
58mm throttle body
new ECU programming
relocate the radiator to the nose to make room for the Supercharger
install the oil cooler lines and the PS fluid cooler
build the inner door panels

there is more but i cant remember right now
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Old 04-11-2013, 01:17 AM
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oh boy.... it's so good to see there are guys with longer laundry lists than mine.....



I think I posted a list of stuff I want to get done about two years ago.... I think I got about half of it done... as always, I am running way behind schedule and blew the budget a while ago.....
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throw the receipts in a box and don't look back... you only live once and life is short...
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I got another half day of welding in... started on the shock tower mods for shock clearance and tying the shock towers back to the roll cage..

doing this in between the fabrication for the all steel '32 ford roadster...


Pics sooon........
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Pics sooon........
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Parts ordered Today...

Valve cover spacers from Speedway and gaskets so I can install my Comp Cam s Roller Rockers.

from Summit racing a set of ARP Keith Black HEMI valve cover studs so that I can bolt my GMPP valve covers back on... and a new set of AC Delco #4 plugs and GMPP 8MM plug wires for the 502

From S&W Race cars some new Chrome molly 5/8-18 rod ends and seals it seals for my tie rod ends... one has gone south so I will replace all of them

From online metals some ROUND TUBING T-316/316L (WELDED)
0.375" OD x 0.028" Wall T-316 Welded Stainless Tube
Eight Ft. (96" Length) - QTY 3 to fabricate my new side mirror mounts as on the Greenwood BFG Lifesaver radial cars and as depicted in the GM Power Service manual

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Roller rockers Installed Comp Cams Pro Magnums 1.7:1 along with new plugs and wires...



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finish tubular lower control arms - DONE
New shocks - viking DA Coilovers w/700 LB in fronts and DA rears Fronts going in this weekend-Rear installed
PWM wiper motor arrived... - DONE
Front sway bar links - ordered zero Lash Links
Cage diagonal bar - Have Parts
Cage tie in the shock towers - Have Parts
Cage rear x braces - have parts
Cage Halo Brace & Gusset - have parts
Cage Fuel cell guards... - investigateing
driveshaft safety loop - DONE
rear zero lash spring links -done...
traction bars - DONE
install the sweet telescoping steering column - Have Parts
install the fire suppression system - Have Parts
new wiring harness - American auto wire - custom - Have all new Weather Pack connectors
build the dash - TTaking a new Tack here... Found a Greenwood fiberglass dash that fits my rollcage...
paint the interior
fab up the tripod mirrors - Done
roller rockers - DONE
Beehive springs, ti retainers - Have Parts
CAM upgrade - Really likein the ZZ572/620 cam... waiting for GM to tell me if the base circle is the same
NO2 install
58mm throttle body - Not required via dyno evidence
Nitrous Plate- Have
new ECU programming SW - Not required via dyno evidence
build the inner door panels
OPtic Armor windshield
Window Nets - DONE
shorten Shifter - Done
Front and rear tow Hooks - this is easier than I thought looked at cars at WGI vintage weekend
11.75 Rotor to floating tbolts.... Have parts need to machine Rotors...
Headlight replacement - FIA Kit here... drew up the headlight openings in cad today to make the templates - Done
replace glass hold down straps and tabs rivets with rivnuts and 1/4-20 button head stainless... DONE
replace turn and brake exterior lighting - have Parts - Partially done
oil cooler - installed have parts need make lines and wire up temp sensor to gauge
power steering cooler- have parts need to make lines and install
Trans cooler and Diff coolers - under investigation
Tripod Mirrors - Done

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actually I just fixed this issue too... 1/4-20 3" black oxide set screws and stainless flange nuts = home made valve cover studs.... Stealth look to clear the roller rockers with low valve covers... will take pics tomorrow
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