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Let’s build a race car

Am I insane?


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did what I could this weekend and I am super pleased with the wheel and how the plates for the firewall came out. They will be removed soon and painted. Also waiting for panel bond. It is quite expensive or if anyone knows a fireproof RTV please let me know.


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Turned out great
 


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Are we going to get some content of you launching tires and stuff to the moon with the airbags?
 


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I often think this all the time. All the people that live in this world and there are only a few of us across the country that are doing this. What else do people do?
Sit around and watch tv:cool:
 


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Restaurant food is pretty deadly anymore. There's very few places that I will eat at because I end feeling ill.
Most of my out eating is with work at lunch. Few places we go on the weekends but always hate spending the money
 


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Are we going to get some content of you launching tires and stuff to the moon with the airbags?
No, keeping my head low after being requested at the sheriffs office a few months ago. Tl;dr fell asleep in my backyard with my nvg on and air rifle beside me. Lady with the chicken coop thought i was hunting her birds.
 


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No, keeping my head low after being requested at the sheriffs office a few months ago. Tl;dr fell asleep in my backyard with my nvg on and air rifle beside me. Lady with the chicken coop thought i was hunting her birds.
Reasons I want to move to a piece of land
 


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picked up this seat and got the brackets separate, not a fan of the brackets and will call Racetech on Monday for the brackets and the back support.
 


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Thank you @Linda's Hell Cat I'm working through many people to secure a cage. RPM is a lot of weeks out and local builders are price gouging and or are busy. Maryland unfortunately since it has three tracks, has thrice as many doo doo heads in the area looking to give the whole field a bad name.
 


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Did you look at the ones that Summit Racing sells ?
I don't know anything about them, just know they sell them.
Since you already have a fully gutted car it might be ok for you.
 


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Look at s&w race cars. You should be able to pick it up and have someone weld it in.
 


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Look at s&w race cars. You should be able to pick it up and have someone weld it in.
I've already spoken with them, Lee is a great guy to speak with. Three local fab shops refused to use their kit. Guess they don't understand I know what metal costs... Like I said it's a shit show, I may just do it my god damn self at this point.

S&W even sent me detailed dimension to send to those shops, they never replied back.

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I just don't have a notcher nor do I trust myself with MIG.
 


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I've already spoken with them, Lee is a great guy to speak with. Three local fab shops refused to use their kit. Guess they don't understand I know what metal costs... Like I said it's a shit show, I may just do it my god damn self at this point.

S&W even sent me detailed dimension to send to those shops, they never replied back.

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I just don't have a notcher nor do I trust myself with MIG.
Sounds like they’re money hungry, s&w kits are great. I know people that have them and have gotten them welded in no problem
 




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