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Project "off the Rickst'er Scale" begins by Bozzie
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Ok....spring is here and here is my labor of love. 3.8 crate engine. ZZP stage 3 turbo cam, ZZP aluminum heads, Stattama intake, Billet throttle body, ZZP long tube SS headers..sent out and jethot coated.....etc.......Tranny is a G6 6speed, Quaife differential thats been cyro'd. Archied 6sp install kit, aluminum flywheel and stage 3 clutch. Turbo is a Garret Gt35r liquid cooled BB.......Getting this to fit and work is another story. Harness Made by TImm and computer programed by Ryan at Sinister............

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Ok...gonna skip all the engine removal fun stuff....this is my cradle....it was in good shape so i just cleaned it up and gave it a few coats of epoxy paint.....any yes Exoticse....this is why i cant make it to daytona !!

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holy badass fiero! I love that you have common things in both body (firrari) and power (3.8 Turbo) but they are both done in rather unique ways. going to be amazing when it's done.
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Can't wait to see and hear it run!
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http://i252.photobucket.com...ozziec/watertank.jpg


Custom made "daddys" water tank just came in...........

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<a href="http://s252.photobucket.com/user/bozziec/media/watertank.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/hh14/bozziec/watertank.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo watertank.jpg"/></a>

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Finished vent. The marker light actually "bends" into the vent. I think its a pretty neet look



Boz did you ever think about making the vent a bit larger ? Sort of like this ?





or this ?

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Those are some amazing Vents...alittle big for my taste...but maybe after its all done i might review it again

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Ok...build is moving along real nice , decided to work on the gas cap. So i just got a custom made one in and hear it is !
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I tood a piece of 3/16 aluminum and made a trim ring to sandwich the fuel block in place .........heres the end result

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when you remove the cap this is what the fill looks like

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moving on to the wing. Needs some upfit. Decided to drop the sides by 1" .....hears a piece of fiberglass i made and bonded to the underside for shaping....

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Another shot of the extensions. You will notice the stands sit on 3/4 in blocks....hense the addition later

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Filling and sanding to take shape...........

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Wingstand time......screwed in 1/4 20 threaded rods in


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Mounted 1" foam blocks to it with adheisve and shaped it. Sanded the stands ready for glassing

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Upon looking at the stands i thought they needed to be more raked so i cut a template out of a paint stick and glassed it on

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Glassed and 1st layer of filler to shape

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2nd coat of filler and sanding

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Shaped / primered and fitted......you can also notice the lip spoiler i bonded and shaped to the top of the wing for added presence......

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Very nice.
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Thanks Amida....thats def. a compliment ! Moving onto the rear hatch engine window. I startet with a Piece of Safety glass tinted already. It was cut with aprox. size and radius to within a 1/2 inch of my precut opening.

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I laid the glass in after i protected it with masking tape on the edges. Its a good fit. I spaced it out to acount for the spacing on the glass, glue and mounting tab. Hear it is ready to glass in the mounting flange.

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Here it is with a 3" wide glass flange. Its plenty strong and thick with 3 layers of fiber. Then i just popped it out.

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After the glass is removed this is the opening for it with the new mounting flange. A ruff opening.




Then i trimmed it to 1/2 " all the way around.

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I then placed the glass in with a 1/16 tape wrapped around it to provide a nice fit without being to tight.



A layer of filler is applied.....sanded and reapplied and sanded

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After sanding and checking for the fit i put it down in primer



This idea i got from Skitime's Build. What a great idea and thank you for the incentive !

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Diffuser time. I made "ribs" from 1/4" plexi. Cut a slot into the diffuser and bonded it in. Smoothing it out with 1/2 rounds.......

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Sanded and Primed. More work to do on, going to add a stabilizer across the middle and secure with turnbuckles later. Also didnt like the single exhaust tips so i swapped in the C6 corvette tips .

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Wow!!



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You nailed it Bozzie !
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That diffuser looks great. Well done!

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Cool !
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Looks great! Nice job.

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