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    Yesterday, 09:20 AM
    Well, there is a re-inspection of the car two years after completion. I'm not gonna make it too complicated anyway, so i will build it legal the...
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    Yesterday, 09:17 AM
    I dont really know what the weight distribution is. Would be really interesting to see some numbers for the different configurations, eg. Big/...
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    02-14-2019, 02:16 PM
    In general I will agree with you with the big block vs corner carver issue. My reason for asking the question in the first place is that I read in...
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    02-14-2019, 02:32 AM
    Yep, I'm aware of those things. I'm thinking a smooth shifting 5 or 6 speed with a nice overdrive ratio on top, and hopefully some tall gears in the...
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    02-13-2019, 03:19 AM
    The Mazda is an excellent car for sure. I usually rent a Mustang convertible. There's something about driving topless in Florida that brings out a...
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    02-13-2019, 03:15 AM
    When I built my Roadster I wanted a car that was very quick from 0 to 60, well mannered, agile and fun to drive. The purpose was to take drives on...
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    02-12-2019, 01:21 PM
    You should bring it to Florida... Wish i had a car over there, but we rent the house, so we need the garage space for our guests...
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    02-12-2019, 01:19 PM
    Hi Johnny. When i eventually decide on what engine to use, i'll make sure to contact you if i end up not using the 428.
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    02-12-2019, 09:00 AM
    Ah, i see. Thats not just around the corner. I have been to Daytona Turkey run, and i usually go to Lakeland for the Carlisle Fall event, but ...
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    02-12-2019, 06:30 AM
    Davekp, are you in Florida?
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    02-12-2019, 06:28 AM
    Man, just sitting here thinking about my options and planning is exciting. I appreciate all the input, it is very helpful.
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    02-11-2019, 06:02 PM
    You know, this will be my first build, so i have decided to keep things simple. I don't want to do any temporary stuff, after all, the car will be...
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    02-11-2019, 04:04 PM
    Cape Coral. Love it there!
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    02-11-2019, 02:37 PM
    OH, absolutely, it's my project, and I'll do it the way I want to. But it would be foolish not to take advantage of the vast knowledge of this...
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    02-11-2019, 12:14 PM
    OK, so i've searched a bit locally in forums, and there are some hints that the HP limit may be exceeded somewhat, so i've reached out to our "DMV"...
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    02-10-2019, 01:48 PM
    All good points for sure. Sounds like the easier way to go as well. Small block is still plan A, but I want to explore the possibility of using the...
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    02-10-2019, 12:28 PM
    It's not an easy decision to make for sure. It seems to me a BB car will handle pretty well, which is what I was curious about. The next step is to...
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    02-09-2019, 01:40 PM
    Hmm. The Mustang is about 1000 lbs heavier, it has a 3.50 rear end, and it goes pretty good... I think you're on to something here. What transmission...
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    02-09-2019, 01:08 PM
    Feadam, I'll make sure to look at your build thread. I'm thinking..Say I'm limited to 290 HP no matter the engine. Would a 290 HP big block engine...
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    02-09-2019, 12:58 PM
    RR20AC, I don't think I'm going for the original look anyway. With a small block, I kinda envisioned an eight stack type of fuel injection. Mostly...
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    02-09-2019, 12:28 PM
    You know, that might be a good solution if I end up using the 428. A carb swap is no more than couple of beers time,easy peasy. Btw, I now what you...
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    02-09-2019, 10:26 AM
    Hi Rich. I wasn't really offended by the suggestions, I do what I feel is right personally. I would love to put an unlimited amount of horsepower in...
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    02-09-2019, 09:49 AM
    Thanks guys, a lot of useful input here. There is a process wherein one applies for a build permit. You have to specify drivetrain then. If it is...
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    02-09-2019, 07:22 AM
    I have reached out to the authorities with regard to who measures the hp, but no answer yet. I agree that it would be a weak BB, but the idea of a...
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    02-09-2019, 06:33 AM
    Haha, that came out totally wrong, i'll edit it... The correct ratio is 29 hp per 100 kg, which means about 290 hp for a 2200 lbs / 1000 kg car. The...
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    02-09-2019, 05:03 AM
    Hi all. I am inching towards ordering a complete kit later this year or next year. Some background. I live in Norway, where it just recently...
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    01-22-2019, 05:11 PM
    Oystein replied to a thread Aluminum panels in Roadster
    I guess i'll experiment a bit with sanding/ scotch brite to see how it looks like. I powder coat myself, so that won't be a problem, except maybe the...
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    01-22-2019, 04:57 AM
    Oystein replied to a thread Aluminum panels in Roadster
    Thank you very much for that info. Another pre build decision made, thats the second one today... Did you do anything other than clean with solvent...
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