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  • #46
    Originally posted by Beagle View Post
    never seen one before - how about some runner length!
    550mm or @21 1/2 inches.
    Hard Work Guarantees Nothing - Lack of it Does!

    Drew Gerth - Newburgh, IN

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    • #47
      Got a little work done.
      This stuff is slowing everything down.

      Cut pieces for the new fan mount.

      Cleaned and mounted the overflow.
      Hard Work Guarantees Nothing - Lack of it Does!

      Drew Gerth - Newburgh, IN

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      • #48
        Came three feet of fuel line short of attempted internal combustion last night. Maybe next week.
        Hard Work Guarantees Nothing - Lack of it Does!

        Drew Gerth - Newburgh, IN

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        • #49
          now you've made it too nice to bang into stuff! Great progress!!
          Flying south, with a flock of bird dogs.

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          • #50
            Been following this thread the last few weeks ... I have some friends that I run at track days with that have never raced wheel-to-wheel, who have decided that they want to give Chumpcar a go. So they have conscripted me as their "grizzled veteran" for the team, and they picked up a pretty solid 89 325i sedan to start with. Luckily one of the guys is a young and enthusiastic tech at a local BMW dealer, so he is a huge asset for the wrench pulling duties.

            Who knows, maybe we will meet up on track ... I know the other guys want to do some of the east coast U.S. events as well as our more local ones.


            cheers
            Ed
            Ed Nicholson - Caledon Ontario - a bit NW of Toronto
            07 Mustang GT with some stuff
            88 T-Bird Turbo Coupe 5-speed

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            • #51
              One of my teammates got the main hoop tig welded tonight.

              Hard Work Guarantees Nothing - Lack of it Does!

              Drew Gerth - Newburgh, IN

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              • #52
                Looks like we might have a ride by spring!!!!!

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                • #53
                  Welcome to bangshift Jasonchevelle. Previously mentioned welding teammate.
                  Last edited by 91CCFirebird; January 15, 2013, 06:51 PM.
                  Hard Work Guarantees Nothing - Lack of it Does!

                  Drew Gerth - Newburgh, IN

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                  • #54
                    Welcome Jason, nice weld!
                    jasonchevelle likes this.
                    Flying south, with a flock of bird dogs.

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                    • #55
                      Originally posted by fast Ed View Post
                      Been following this thread the last few weeks ... I have some friends that I run at track days with that have never raced wheel-to-wheel, who have decided that they want to give Chumpcar a go. So they have conscripted me as their "grizzled veteran" for the team, and they picked up a pretty solid 89 325i sedan to start with. Luckily one of the guys is a young and enthusiastic tech at a local BMW dealer, so he is a huge asset for the wrench pulling duties.

                      Who knows, maybe we will meet up on track ... I know the other guys want to do some of the east coast U.S. events as well as our more local ones.


                      cheers
                      Ed
                      Let us know if you come up with any good tips. We are looking at a proposed race schedule but have yet to come up with anything concrete.
                      Hard Work Guarantees Nothing - Lack of it Does!

                      Drew Gerth - Newburgh, IN

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                      • #56
                        Went up to the shop tonight to button things up to make it run. Got it started but it puked fuel all over the floor. I think it is coming from the return line as I had no leaks with just the fuel pump. I was the only one there tonight and lost interest in diagnosis after cleaning up the mess.
                        Hard Work Guarantees Nothing - Lack of it Does!

                        Drew Gerth - Newburgh, IN

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                        • #57
                          gasoline can give you a big headache and case of Eff it all. Take the victory, it started! How's the cage install going?
                          Flying south, with a flock of bird dogs.

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                          • #58
                            The cage is on hold until it runs and is able to see a little street duty to confirm the engine work. The next step for the cage is to remove the sunroof and its cartridge from the roof. It is 75 pounds worth of metal that must go.
                            Hard Work Guarantees Nothing - Lack of it Does!

                            Drew Gerth - Newburgh, IN

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                            • #59
                              Took the Bad Apple out for its maiden voyage tonight.


                              Got the hood on after the test drive
                              Last edited by 91CCFirebird; January 21, 2013, 07:23 PM.
                              Hard Work Guarantees Nothing - Lack of it Does!

                              Drew Gerth - Newburgh, IN

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                              • #60
                                sounds like you pulled all the carpet out... hehe.
                                Flying south, with a flock of bird dogs.

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