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Old 06-28-2011, 09:52 PM   #1176
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That's what greeted me whn I came out of Corey's shop today to head home... I couldnt hang onto the shifter, and I had to be careful where I put my hands on the steering wheel... It was a skosh warm for a bit.... Thank Goodness for GM's awesome A/C...and window tinting...
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Old 06-29-2011, 06:03 AM   #1177
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This is not the Inlet Air Temp....

Wow !!

Now THAT is hot...

Is that from being outside or in a closed building?
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Old 06-29-2011, 07:23 AM   #1178
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The gates of hades is what it is!!!
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Old 06-29-2011, 10:44 AM   #1179
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Wow !!

Now THAT is hot...

Is that from being outside or in a closed building?
Fortunately, other than the dyno room, Coreys shop is air-conditioned... That was parked outside the shop...

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The gates of hades is what it is!!!
that depends on whether you are headed into the shop or coming out of the shop...
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Old 06-30-2011, 10:00 PM   #1180
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Can hardly wait to see how your cage comes out, I cancelled mine but I think Im wanting one again lol. Car might be making another trip o TX, where is Kyle on the map?
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Old 07-01-2011, 12:19 AM   #1181
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Can hardly wait to see how your cage comes out, I cancelled mine but I think Im wanting one again lol. Car might be making another trip o TX, where is Kyle on the map?
Just South of Austin, on IH 35, head south out of Austin, and the first town is Buda, and then Kyle, then San Marcos... Let me know when your headed this way... If I'm home, you got a place to stay...

For those interested in the cage.... John and the Gang at TrackSpec Motorsports have put in place a 15% discount to try to get more people into a cage after Chris's incident...

They as a company viewed the video and decided to do this to help more people get into cages for all of us...

Thats Customer Care and Service...
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Old 07-01-2011, 02:14 AM   #1182
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I'd go for a cage in a heartbeat. But, I'd also want that blower before going the cage route. I talked to Chris after the incident finding out what happened....and that was only because he had a cage...
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Old 07-01-2011, 07:09 AM   #1183
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Just South of Austin, on IH 35, head south out of Austin, and the first town is Buda, and then Kyle, then San Marcos... Let me know when your headed this way... If I'm home, you got a place to stay...

For those interested in the cage.... John and the Gang at TrackSpec Motorsports have put in place a 15% discount to try to get more people into a cage after Chris's incident...

They as a company viewed the video and decided to do this to help more people get into cages for all of us...

Thats Customer Care and Service...
Very cool, BIG THANX for the hospitality brotha. Post lots of pics when yours is all done up. Im gonna look em up online now see what they have to offer.
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Old 07-05-2011, 07:11 AM   #1184
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Well, the transmission should be coming out today and back to the transmission builder for a fix to the 3-4 shift issue. I'm also hoping my cage shows up later this week or early next week.

Corey promised some pictures before and start of the installation... He may wait until right before I get home for that and I'll help with the install... I want to see the front down tubes before they are installed...
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Old 07-06-2011, 01:45 AM   #1185
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remember to have him cut an extra 4th gear fork!



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Old 07-06-2011, 12:52 PM   #1186
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Well, the transmission should be coming out today and back to the transmission builder for a fix to the 3-4 shift issue. I'm also hoping my cage shows up later this week or early next week.

Corey promised some pictures before and start of the installation... He may wait until right before I get home for that and I'll help with the install... I want to see the front down tubes before they are installed...
So what did you do to the tranny to make it semi bullet proof and how much $$$.

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Old 07-06-2011, 02:54 PM   #1187
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I'm interested in a cage, but I want to see what yours looks like first. I'm mostly interested how it attaches in the back. I don't want to cut up my back seat if I don't have to.
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Old 07-06-2011, 03:50 PM   #1188
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Will do Doug, I'm sure once it's in the CNC program, he will be able to cut one at will... I'll let you know...
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So what did you do to the tranny to make it semi bullet proof and how much $$$.

Apparently it is pretty strong in factory form, just cheesed on some of the internal parts... There was no damage or marking on my gears despite the grinding from 1-2 for a couple of thousand miles.. We are in the process of having the fork made for 3-4 shifts since there isn't one available...the biggest thing done so far was the carbon fiber synchros and the shift forks with bronze bushings... To date I have about 800 in parts and less in labor, tranny only.... I'll update that as we go, and my ACT clutch seems to be settling in and the chatter is getting better all the time so I'll stick with it for a while and see what happens...

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I'm interested in a cage, but I want to see what yours looks like first. I'm mostly interested how it attaches in the back. I don't want to cut up my back seat if I don't have to.
I'll be sure to post up pics when it's done... I'm actually considering a rear seat delete since it wouldn't be safe for anyone to ride in the back as it is... I may build a wall and install some stereo equipment. Undecided on that right now... The few pics I've seen there is a little cutting of the plasti side pieces where the seat and sea back meet, but other than that there is no change to the rear seats... I'll post up pics when we get to that point, though it will be in early august before I get home....

Which means I'll be here for my tenth anniversary to my lovely wife.... Darn-it
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Old 07-06-2011, 08:57 PM   #1189
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I'm interested in a cage, but I want to see what yours looks like first. I'm mostly interested how it attaches in the back. I don't want to cut up my back seat if I don't have to.
We modified the seats to allow the cage to be part of the back seat on the SST. Just an option.

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I'll be sure to post up pics when it's done... I'm actually considering a rear seat delete since it wouldn't be safe for anyone to ride in the back as it is...
True in most cases - not the best place to ride, but when my kids go they will have their helmets on. Post up the pics when you take some.
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Old 07-07-2011, 07:47 AM   #1190
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I'm interested in a cage, but I want to see what yours looks like first. I'm mostly interested how it attaches in the back. I don't want to cut up my back seat if I don't have to.
My thoughts exactly (I dont want to cut on anything that will be exposed on the interior. I read up on that cage and it is removable so Im thinking you wont have to chop anything, wishfully thinkin maybe lol. Cant wait for pics, that cage should set that car off its gonna be sweet ( Speedster statis)!!!
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Old 07-08-2011, 08:02 AM   #1191
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We modified the seats to allow the cage to be part of the back seat on the SST. Just an option.


True in most cases - not the best place to ride, but when my kids go they will have their helmets on. Post up the pics when you take some.
That would be awesome to see, it'll be like Doug riding back from the Fest with his helmet on... I laughed so hard...

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My thoughts exactly (I dont want to cut on anything that will be exposed on the interior. I read up on that cage and it is removable so Im thinking you wont have to chop anything, wishfully thinkin maybe lol. Cant wait for pics, that cage should set that car off its gonna be sweet ( Speedster statis)!!!
I may be wrong, but I think there is a little plastic trimming to do next to the rear sect, but I'll let you know and show pics when I get there...
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I love that pic.

It was a good laugh. Now, if I can only get helmets for everyone in the car...!!!
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I love that pic.

It was a good laugh. Now, if I can only get helmets for everyone in the car...!!!
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Old 07-10-2011, 10:22 AM   #1194
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Old 07-10-2011, 12:38 PM   #1195
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So, my cage is supposed to have shipped today. I'm waiting on a tracking number, and hopefully some pics from Corey in a few days.

Corey told me the transmission will be picked up this evening and they will have it back in tomorrow and then he will start driving it to make sure everything is good to go there...woo Hoo...
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