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PostPosted: October 21, 2018, 8:06 am 
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a flying spider swarm. Everyone was covered with webbing.
A WHAT??? FLYING SPIDERS??? OH HELL NO!!!
They have those things in Indiana??? I thought that was science fiction or exotic places like Borneo or something!!! They really fly? AND spin spiderwebs??? Flamethrower... I'm bringing a flamethrower iffen I ever go there again...

Oh, and good to see you and the car on-track again! Congrats on that part.
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PostPosted: June 4, 2019, 1:53 pm 
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Autocross #2 for 2019 and nothing broke. The new drivetrain shows promise.


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PostPosted: June 8, 2019, 9:23 am 
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Car is looking great Mark.
Glad to hear reliability is with you. This road has been a very interesting one to say the least.

Have you done any changes to the original wheel offset ?
How is the steering effort ?

Keep the updates comming. I need the motivation :wink:
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PostPosted: June 9, 2019, 9:23 am 
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The whole front suspension and braking is on the short list for modification. Thinking of using a Legends car uprights and Wilwood brake package. Lots more room for 13" wheel offset. This saves significant weight also.


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PostPosted: June 12, 2019, 6:59 pm 
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Yes I like the legend uprights also. I picked my original components (mustang 2 spindle, wilwood 4 piston calipers and vented 10.25 disc) on their ease of availability locally and unfortunately on the over built side. I'm keeping the spindle but I've got a smaller 4 piston calipers for solid rotors.

Are you planning to take the car to Lincoln this year ?

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