Swamp thing, from drift car to Endure car

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Swamp thing, from drift car to Endure car

Postby icehouse » 24 Nov 2017 16:49

Lost interest in drifting. Me and the guys at work have decided to turn the Swamp thing into an Endure car at our local track. It will most like get destroyed but we want to do it anyway. haha. Here are the old pictures and how it looks now. We will keep you updated.


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Re: Swamp thing, from drift car to Endure car

Postby McShagger510 » 05 Dec 2017 19:02

Wow, almost hidden from view!

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Re: Swamp thing, from drift car to Endure car

Postby icehouse » 06 Dec 2017 09:30

Might be better to follow on Ratsun. That's where the other two post.

http://community.ratsun.net/topic/73011-swamp-thing-jbc-enduro-car/page-1
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Re: Swamp thing, from drift car to Endure car

Postby 510rob » 06 Dec 2017 16:37

I see what you did there. :P

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Re: Swamp thing, from drift car to Endure car

Postby icehouse » 02 Feb 2018 13:16

getting work done!


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Re: Swamp thing, from drift car to Endure car

Postby RMS » 02 Feb 2018 13:58

I thought my base white was bright
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Re: Swamp thing, from drift car to Endure car

Postby spriso » 02 Feb 2018 14:03

Amazing amount of work done!

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Re: Swamp thing, from drift car to Endure car

Postby icehouse » 02 Feb 2018 15:27

it turned out okay. Same old story, should have done more cleaning in shop and should have sprayed the floor down with water. Got some dust in the paint which makes me unhappy.
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Re: Swamp thing, from drift car to Endure car

Postby Tank510 » 02 Feb 2018 15:43

icehouse wrote:it turned out okay. Same old story, should have done more cleaning in shop and should have sprayed the floor down with water. Got some dust in the paint which makes me unhappy.


Amen... no matter how much a guy cleans and sweeps, dust finds a way. Looks good man, nice work!

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Re: Swamp thing, from drift car to Endure car

Postby Byron510 » 03 Feb 2018 08:12

Great progress - that’s sure a grabber colour!

So I’m curious what you planned mode of power is? I ask because you’re a huge SR-T guy, but unlike most of your past builds I don’t see the rad support modified for the IC piping.... You have me scratching my head right now. Looking forward to the surprise.

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Re: Swamp thing, from drift car to Endure car

Postby icehouse » 03 Feb 2018 14:07

Byron510 wrote:Great progress - that’s sure a grabber colour!

So I’m curious what you planned mode of power is? I ask because you’re a huge SR-T guy, but unlike most of your past builds I don’t see the rad support modified for the IC piping.... You have me scratching my head right now. Looking forward to the surprise.

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Tell me about it! Since the original plan was the hill billy racing at our local circle track we already build a L18. So we've decided since we only have 2 months to get the car track ready (safety is the hard part) we are going to just run the L series this year. As of now we only plan on running the 2 washington events. So next winter we are going to upgrade to the X-trail SR since they are now super cheap and make 280hp stock. At that time I will rework the core support and firewall (needs a pocket for the CAS, it's on the back since that SR is meant for a FWD car) We already started figuring out the trans adapter. I'd like to run the stock ECU and turbo, since the racing is endurance I'd like to keep the stock reliability. We thought about a VQ since I have one in the shop and it also makes 300hp and doesn't weigh that much more. I just really like the SR's. But who knows what time will bring.


I got him mid talking haha.


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