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Old 06-14-2010, 11:30 PM   #57
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Wow!!!

That's a lot of work. I can't believe you'll still get a functional backseat in there. Amazing.

Can't wait for the end result. It's gonna be really cool watching this.

Bruce, thanks for sharing this.
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Old 06-14-2010, 11:31 PM   #58
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Wow!!!

That's a lot of work. I can't believe you'll still get a functional backseat in there. Amazing.

Can't wait for the end result. It's gonna be really cool watching this.

Bruce, thanks for sharing this.
if someone sits in backseat i hope they wear a helmet
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Old 06-14-2010, 11:46 PM   #59
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Good work. Nice and clean.
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Old 06-15-2010, 10:23 AM   #60
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That fab work is amazing!
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Old 06-15-2010, 10:37 AM   #61
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Old 06-15-2010, 01:55 PM   #62
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Old 06-15-2010, 10:03 PM   #63
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Will post more soon. Have to take a quick trip to CA. Sorry. :(

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wow where u get rims to fit 345.. got to be custom..
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Yes. Forgeline SP3P 18 x 12.5 with maximum backspace. Will post pics a little later in the build thread.

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Wow!!!

That's a lot of work. I can't believe you'll still get a functional backseat in there. Amazing.

Can't wait for the end result. It's gonna be really cool watching this.

Bruce, thanks for sharing this.
Glad you like it. Hope it helps members with some cool ideas of their own. P.S. You won't believe how the back seat came out - really incredible work. Will post later in the thread.

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if someone sits in backseat i hope they wear a helmet
My kids will !!

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Good work. Nice and clean.
Thank You. Some of the fabricators are real artists.

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That fab work is amazing!
Credit Nick at Red Zone for some very nice work.

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Thanks Rick. It's getting closer now.

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Added a couple more interior pics here.

First Pic - Fabricated dash panel(s) to work with rollcage downtubes.
Second Pic - Detail of fit and finish for front downtube and interior integration.
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Old 06-16-2010, 10:08 AM   #64
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Man - it'd be cool if someone could come up with a mini-tub kit. I'd LOVE 345s, but I don't know if I need them so bad that I'd cut the car up that much. I might just stick with 315 :( That looks totally cool though!!!
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Man - it'd be cool if someone could come up with a mini-tub kit. I'd LOVE 345s, but I don't know if I need them so bad that I'd cut the car up that much. I might just stick with 315 :( That looks totally cool though!!!
I'm surprised no one has done fender flare patch 1/4 panels and fenders...
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Old 06-20-2010, 01:28 PM   #67
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Hey, sorry about the delay in posts. Last week I was pretty much all over the place BUT... I was in California for a whopping 24 hours and got to sit in the SST at the shop and see the top-of-the-line craftsmanship and fabrication that has been done. Incredible quality. If you didn't know any better you'd think it came that way from the factory. I know this post is a little out of order, but then you can compare the raw cage work with the finished product.

Utilized companies that were recommended for each of the main areas:
Chromoly Rollcage, Mini-Tubs, Frame Sectioning - Red Zone Fabrication (Nick)
Aircraft Quality Wiring Harness - Nelson Supercars (Dave)
Carpet, Seats, Dashpad, Deckpad, Headliner, Sail Panels - The Upholstery Zone (Ramon)
All other "interior" fabrication - Nelson Supercars (Tom & Crew)

In the first two pics the non-factory modifications are: 8.50 cert rollcage, front dash integrated with rollcage, air conditioning vents re-routed, seat bases moved inboard while retaining lateral seat alignment, custom made carpeting and mats (replacing that oh so old factory carpet with a whopping 669 miles on it). Also a cool little mod for the racers is that both the line loc and transbrake are controlled at the steering wheel.






In this pic, the rear tray was completely modified for the cage as well as have special grilles and boxes made that along with the firewall added in Post 28 make it 100% fireproof.
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Old 06-20-2010, 01:37 PM   #68
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Here are some more interior shots.
First Pic - Handmade visors to clear the front halo bar.
Second Pic - Cage with allowances to use factory seat belts.
Third Pic - Cage fit behind drivers seat with provision for 5 point harness.
Fourth Pic - Crossbar. Also note the rear seat/panels have been narrowed 1 - 1/2" each side to clear the mini-tubs. New lower side panels were fabricated and covered to match.
Fifth Pic - Upper rollcage. Headliner was cut in to four pieces and then reassembled for minimum rollcage clearance.
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Old 06-20-2010, 01:39 PM   #69
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Wow! Functional and Pretty ~ you gotta like that!
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Old 06-20-2010, 01:49 PM   #70
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Thanks Cyn...Slowly but surely. It's been a L...O...N...G... year. :(
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