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Post by u531355 on Wed Oct 05, 2011 11:33 pm

what do you guys think of this?

i'm gonna be using a chevy 250 straight six i got or 100 bucks out of a running truck. i also got a good deal on a t3/t4 turbo that i will strap to the side of this thing for a decent hp gain. since i made the decision to run the turbo i figured i might as well go ahead and make a log style intake for a holley 2 barrel and a log style turbo manifold instead of running a bunch of adapters to make all this work.

got a ford 8.8 rear end give to me by a good friend and a set of 15x12 cragars with the old sheetmetal screw beadlock, as well as the leaf springs from the same explorer to make quarter ellipticals for the front suspension. and speaking of the front suspension, i just recently scored a 1948 chevrolet truck front axle and spindles for 80 bucks (no kingpins or hubs tho)



the inspiration pics are here:
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i also made a quick solidowrks 3d rendering of a simple frame that is what m lookin at building


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Post by austink on Wed Oct 05, 2011 11:35 pm

those things are saweeet
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Post by u531355 on Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:41 am

heres a hint as to what im doin


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Post by JDMwannabee on Tue Oct 11, 2011 12:48 pm

cute little turbo...
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Post by u531355 on Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:48 pm

it should spool very quick and not overpower this old 6cyl i have
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Post by manilikecars on Wed Oct 12, 2011 12:46 pm

i think this is gonna be a fun toy. I still want to build a gsxr go cart.
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Post by u531355 on Wed Oct 12, 2011 9:11 pm

i thought about doin it seein as i have a yzf600 engine just chilling
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Post by u531355 on Thu Oct 13, 2011 6:11 pm

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some more pics of parts
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