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  1. Rear suspension story is live!...

    Rear suspension story is live! https://www.hotrod.com/articles/rear-suspension-build-drift-rod/
  2. I didn't remove it, not sure what happened. The...

    I didn't remove it, not sure what happened. The rear suspension story will be out soon where I explain more about it.
  3. Sorry for the delay on updates here. I gave Da...

    Sorry for the delay on updates here. I gave Da Bat the truck for about 1.5 months so he could get the panels square and get working on the body. I got the chassis back before thanksgiving and been...
  4. Yes that's correct!

    Yes that's correct!
  5. Here's all the details on the front brakes -...

    Here's all the details on the front brakes - https://www.hotrod.com/articles/front-suspension-build-drift-rod/
  6. Erik and Da Bat came over to help us on day 2 of...

    Erik and Da Bat came over to help us on day 2 of the Truck build. It's now a full roller! We also got the pedal box and firewall sheet metal handled. Jeff will take the truck in 2-3 weeks to get the...
  7. Herb, those are traction brackets, very common on...

    Herb, those are traction brackets, very common on S197 cars. It points the control arm at a more downward angle to help hit the tire harder when launching at the drag strip.
  8. I wanted wider but there's not a lot of...

    I wanted wider but there's not a lot of performance handling tires above a 325 in a 20-inch diameter. Pilot Sport Cups are available at $556/tire in a 345, but I am also sponsored by Toyo.
  9. Sorry I haven't been in here much, been busy with...

    Sorry I haven't been in here much, been busy with the day job and the Truck has been sitting for about a month since I got it.

    Finally kicked off the Truck build Friday. The guys from Hot Rod...
  10. Here's the blue I am going to use, painted by "Da...

    Here's the blue I am going to use, painted by "Da Bat"

    https://ringbrothers.com/1965_mustang_ballistic
  11. I don't, but I have found another blue that I...

    I don't, but I have found another blue that I like just as much. I tried to find it but I didn't have any success.
  12. I have the Moser stud girdle cover just like that...

    I have the Moser stud girdle cover just like that for mine but also the stock style one just in case. On the S197 Mustangs, you have to relocate the panhard to clear that cover. I was assuming that...
  13. Can someone move this to the projects sub forum?...

    Can someone move this to the projects sub forum? I accidentally posted it here.

    My truck showed up Friday. Overall, looks considerably easier (sheet metal wise) than the Roadster/Challenge car....
  14. Corona, so a little inland.

    Corona, so a little inland.
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    Sorry that's what I meant to say. Is it the...

    Sorry that's what I meant to say. Is it the opening size or a flange issue? What exactly needed to be trimmed? Just curious as I get mine next week.
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    Where'd you have to trim for the firewall?

    Where'd you have to trim for the firewall?
  17. I'm running an 18x10 front with a 295/35/18 and...

    I'm running an 18x10 front with a 295/35/18 and 20x11.5 rear with a 335/30/20.
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    My chassis is getting picked up by Stewart...

    My chassis is getting picked up by Stewart between the 20-25th
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  19. I've had Weld RT-S wheels on other cars and...

    I've had Weld RT-S wheels on other cars and really like the fit and finish. This will be an 18x10 front and 20x11.5 rear.
  20. It's not, building it in my garage though they...

    It's not, building it in my garage though they will do a feature on it once it's done. It's Hot Rod Magazine project.
  21. I'll post to both places.

    I'll post to both places.
  22. My 1,200hp twin-turbo Coyote powered Truck project for Hot Rod Magazine

    Officially official. Read the preview here:
    http://www.hotrod.com/articles/hoonirod-take-factory-fives-newest-hot-rod-kit/

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