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Old 01-21-2011, 08:20 AM   #276
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Hope the dual disc Stillen/ ACT clutch will solve that problem. That being said will all the passes on Pumpkin I have yet to have that problem.

Hmmm, sounds like we have the same taste in clutches... The one I'm getting is supposed to be good for 1400 ft/lbs...
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Old 01-21-2011, 09:53 AM   #277
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Do they want/need another test subject... I just took delivery, well my builder did, of their level 5 axles for my car...... I would certainly be willing to test one for them. I'll have all the suspension components to support the rear end, adjustable trailing arms, adjustable toe rods, and delrin diff bushings...

I'm pretty sure Frank is the guy I ordered my axles from... He was awesome to deal with...
Not sure. Frank contacted me via PM. I was tripping over myself to take him up on His offer. It's being build as we speak. Can't wait to get it and try it out. I am confindent it will be a killer piece. I have my concerns with the stock driveshaft. Currently on my 3rd set of front driveshaft bolts and those rubber donuts just have to go. Stay tuned for the installation and review.

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Hmmm, sounds like we have the same taste in clutches... The one I'm getting is supposed to be good for 1400 ft/lbs...

As far as the ACT dual disc clutch, I had the dealer install it when they fixed my broken output shaft. They were right there saved me removing the tranny later to re and re clutch. I have only a few KM's on prior to Pumpkin's hibernation. But it seems butter smooth and so far I love it.

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Old 01-22-2011, 06:06 PM   #279
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As far as the ACT dual disc clutch, I had the dealer install it when they fixed my broken output shaft. They were right there saved me removing the tranny later to re and re clutch. I have only a few KM's on prior to Pumpkin's hibernation. But it seems butter smooth and so far I love it.


I can't wait to see how this performs with the 2 step !
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Brakes are good, tires fair

One more project off the to do list down. Changing the the brake lines and bleeding the whole system was a breeze. No issues at all. Pumpkin scheduled for the alignment rack Tuesday at 11:00. might even get a bit of sunshine and dry roads. Might have to go find a twisty, turny stretch of road.

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Old 01-23-2011, 08:41 AM   #281
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Did you guys get 8 inches of snow the other day or eight inches of rust...




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That didn't take long for a comment on the rusty rotors. Don't worry my friend they will be all shinny real quick on Tuesday.

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I can't wait to see how this performs with the 2 step !
Hope to have it in for C5F II, but probably no oppertunity to test and adjust it before then.

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That didn't take long for a comment on the rusty rotors. Don't worry my friend they will be all shinny real quick on Tuesday.

I can't wait to see your car in person, You've done some amazing work on it... Very high level of attention to detail...

There was thread started a few days ago about rusty rotors, thats where the comment came from... There were comments about spraying WD 40 and silicone and all kinds of stuff on em, hells bells, just drive it...
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Old 01-23-2011, 01:04 PM   #285
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Old 01-23-2011, 03:50 PM   #286
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Was that a commander Cody (or bill kirchen) reference I heard (read)? You might give a Hot Rod Lincoln a run for it's money!
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Can we say Bogart's

Well strike the Bogarts and skinnies off the wish list. Just closed the deal for a complete set of 17" Bogarts C/W skinnies and Hoosier slicks. Pumpkin is off to the alignment this morning.

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Well strike the Bogarts and skinnies off the wish list. Just closed the deal for a complete set of 17" Bogarts C/W skinnies and Hoosier slicks. Pumpkin is off to the alignment this morning.

17's will fit over the Brembo's?
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17's will fit over the Brembo's?
The Bogart's do. 100 thou clearance between caliper and rim. BIG $$$ for the rims though. Pumpkin will fly this year at Friday Night Street Legals.

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The Bogart's do. 100 thou clearance between caliper and rim. BIG $$$ for the rims though. Pumpkin will fly this year at Friday Night Street Legals.

I bet... That thing is turning into a monster
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Just wait till I either turbo or blow Pumpkin. Got I a great deal on wheels and tires from a member in Vegas.

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No turning back now... might as well build a stroker.
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Now I will have to knock those siily weights of the front calipers. That puts the second set of RS wheels and DR's up for sale. Just waht you need.

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Now I will hav e to knock those siily weights of the front calipers. That puts the second set of RS wheels and DR's up for sale. Just waht you need.

If you blow Pumpkin, be careful, don't burn the lips... SSOOCH may have some helpful hints...


I guess the RS wheels are 20 inch, what size are the drag radials..
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I guess the RS wheels are 20 inch, what size are the drag radials..
315/35/20

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Yep! It's not a contest. Just too good of a deal to pass up and besides they were on the wish list.

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I guess the RS wheels are 20 inch, what size are the drag radials..
315 Nitto's NT-05. The very lastest offering from Nitto.

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Off to the alignment shop

Today was the day to go to the alignment shop. As much as I hate driving Pumpkin in the rain, had to do it. Set a little different then stock spec's, should get in and out of corners a little better.

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Do to wet roads the day I took Pumpkin to the alignment shop not much of a chance to get on it. That being said I did not notice any significant extra road noise while driving Pumpkin. The ride felt solid, but still smooth. All in all I am very happy with the overall ride and feel of the BMR suspension up-grade. Love the new stance, what a difference. Can't wait to get on it.

Next week one piece driveshaft install (Driveshaft Shop supplied) and BMR end links. As well clutch resivoir and catch can installation.

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