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    Poll: Longest delayed update EVER

    sooooo, I'm about to install a brand spanking new part on the car (which has laid dormant for over a year):
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    Light weight lugnuts, YEA!

    Doesn't really tell the full saga of the past...
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    This may help:...

    This may help:
    https://thefactoryfiveforum.com/showthread.php?22037-818C-hatch-strut-instructions
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    818C here. Currently reassembling it after...

    818C here. Currently reassembling it after switching out the fuel tank, so the inner rear firewall isn't installed, nor are the seats. Getting close to re-firing the engine.

    In a few mode weeks it...
  4. Thread: Harley's 818S

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    Beautiful!

    Beautiful!
  5. You can put the wilwood box in for $550ish, it...

    You can put the wilwood box in for $550ish, it was the front rotors and calipers and lines that tacked on the extra coin.
  6. Thread: Virginia DMV

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    Nice! Congrats!

    Nice! Congrats!
  7. some specific track-use expenses you will...

    some specific track-use expenses you will encounter (or more correctly, I've paid out) during the build:
    Seats - don't think the donors will ever usable in general and especially for track use given...
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    Welcome to the madness, looks like you've got a...

    Welcome to the madness, looks like you've got a great start going (especially that it's a family affair). I'm probably less than 15 minutes from you, so if you need anything feel free to reach out! ...
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    Poll: Amazon. Like 1/2 of my car... Just have...

    Amazon. Like 1/2 of my car...

    Just have washers on the backside of the fiberglass.

    Thanks!
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    My younger brother lives down in Fredericksburg,...

    My younger brother lives down in Fredericksburg, and we try to visit occasionally. I'm not quite confident in my 818 for that distance road trip, but if I'm going to be in the neighborhood I'll try...
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    Poll: ...and while at the shop I heard stories of track...

    ...and while at the shop I heard stories of track damage from splitters being pulled off cars at speed. I had some stand-offs sitting on a shelf and finally got around to installing them. Splitter...
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    Poll: Stock road springs that came with the kit. 350#...

    Stock road springs that came with the kit. 350# up front and 275# back

    The tires are 225 and 255 F/R
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    Poll: Just got the car aligned. Pretty much maxed out...

    Just got the car aligned. Pretty much maxed out the adjustment range as it sits:

    Front


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    -2.8
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    See what happens when you put rain downspouts on...

    See what happens when you put rain downspouts on your car... :)

    Pitty, was looking forward to your report on this smart/low cost mod. Good luck in Aug!
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    Poll: From little beginnings

    Ok, haven't had anywhere near enough time to work on or drive the car since Feb (job... not that I want to be unemployed... just sayin'), but finally got a few minutes over the glorious weekend to...
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    My not OEM radiator has 2 fans. I left 1...

    My not OEM radiator has 2 fans. I left 1 controlled by the ECU, and run the other one by overriding the AC circuit with a switch.
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    Poll: Soon -I hope! :)

    Soon -I hope! :)
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    Poll: Well, at least its not terminal

    TL;DR - elbow radiator hose from POS donor sprang a pinhole leak.

    Finally got a chance to get the car up on stands (yesterday's nice weather and my strong desire to get back to driving/tracking...
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    Poll: Emissions exemption done. Total non-event, talked...

    Emissions exemption done. Total non-event, talked to the guy, submitted my exemption paperwork, drove to VEIP station and five minutes later had exemption certificate.

    I had to supply my insurance...
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    Poll: Thanks everyone! Looking forward to starting next...

    Thanks everyone! Looking forward to starting next week. And definitely we will have to try to get together for lunch once I figure out where everything is :)

    Was hoping to have an 818 related post...
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    Wing mount looks great, really nicely put...

    Wing mount looks great, really nicely put together and finished.
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    Poll: Ha, only one leftover bolt from the reassembly!...

    Ha, only one leftover bolt from the reassembly! And I know exactly where it goes... Just couldn't be arsed to put it back behind the drivers side cylinder head for a support bracket
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    Poll: Non-Update Update

    Winter is dragging on, but the 818 poked its nose out of the garage to see its own shadow on Friday. Actually, I have not been working on the car at all- I was laid off late last year and with no...
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    Speak with Wilwood tech support about MC sizing...

    Speak with Wilwood tech support about MC sizing for your calipers. I run 4 pot Wilwood fronts with OEM rears with the 2 MC Wilwood pedals and balance bar/adjuster. The tech support line was able to...
  25. Thread: Roof Storage

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    Right side up. But mine had too much 'bow' at the...

    Right side up. But mine had too much 'bow' at the back. Leaving it resting on the back edge helped relax it. Of you can, test fit and check before putting it in storage.
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