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XR Chassis mods

Post by youngfg » Mon Jan 30, 2006 12:16 pm

Here is an updated picture of the XR.
More on my page. http://www.sirscca.org/gene

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Post by Tommy99 » Mon Jan 30, 2006 12:38 pm

very nice work.. i hope to see more progress and pictures in future.. and you are moving engine more to back is this somehow calculated (balance?)

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Post by Chuck W » Mon Jan 30, 2006 12:55 pm

Holy engine relocation Batman!

A little farther and you can use the v/c as an armrest.

Keep us updated.
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Post by MerkXRTurbo » Mon Jan 30, 2006 12:58 pm

Engine location is like an F-body! :lol:
3" mandrel bent exhaust, Ported/Polished head, 1.89/1.57 valves, Gutted uppper/Knife edge lower intake, T3/T4, LA3, Big VAM, Cold air intake, 40bob header, Gillis valve, Forge BOV, Mustang SVO T5, Conquest intercooler, 20psi.

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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Mon Jan 30, 2006 1:10 pm

You some kinda crazy man! :notworthy

What's up with the inner fender removal? What are you trying to accomplish there?

I'm assumming you're just going to have the outer fenders set up for quick bolt-on installation?

Keep the pics coming! 8)

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Post by youngfg » Mon Jan 30, 2006 1:35 pm

The inner fenders are too small to fit 315 tires, so they had to go.

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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Mon Jan 30, 2006 1:40 pm

youngfg wrote:The inner fenders are too small to fit 315 tires, so they had to go.
Yea, I had that same problem too... :lol:

Here, let me beat ya'll to the punch and wave the flag on myself.... :BS

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Post by MerkXRTurbo » Mon Jan 30, 2006 4:01 pm

I dunno, youngfg has done some insane shizzle! 8)
3" mandrel bent exhaust, Ported/Polished head, 1.89/1.57 valves, Gutted uppper/Knife edge lower intake, T3/T4, LA3, Big VAM, Cold air intake, 40bob header, Gillis valve, Forge BOV, Mustang SVO T5, Conquest intercooler, 20psi.

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Post by turbofan » Mon Jan 30, 2006 6:29 pm

MerkXRTurbo wrote:I dunno, youngfg has done some insane shizzle! 8)
the flag was for himself, my friend.
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Post by Ray » Mon Jan 30, 2006 8:43 pm

holy crap, that's nuts.
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Post by Colin » Tue Jan 31, 2006 10:50 am

Lookin' good, Gene! Can't wait to see the SLA suspension... :twisted:
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Post by youngfg » Tue Jan 31, 2006 12:22 pm

Here is a pic at the new ride height. I will have to do some trimming on the bumper, floor pan, frame, ect.
More pics at http://www.sirscca.org/gene/
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Post by ShaneXR4Ti » Tue Jan 31, 2006 1:51 pm

This is going to be the car to be when he's done. That is just the way it should have been from the factory. Only assembled and not so holey.
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Post by Turbopit » Tue Jan 31, 2006 5:07 pm

Looking good Gene!!!!

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Post by DPDISXR4Ti » Tue Jan 31, 2006 11:59 pm

I believe my snow plow sits higher than that! :shock: :haha

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