Chocolate covered circus peanut

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icehouse
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Re: Chocolate covered circus peanut

Postby icehouse » 11 Mar 2017 20:29

Picked up the drive train for the coupe. Got it from Bill at Foreign Engines. It's a S15 SR20DET with 6 speed :) Figured since it's for the coupe I figured I better get the good one. Although it seems cool getting a front clip is more a pain than anything else. I'm going to put whats left of it on CL for free, hopefully someone takes it. Other wise I gotta chop it up. I spent today pulling the motor out. Thanks to Squirl for bringing it home for me. Wow it was exciting unloading it. Somehow we did it. Here are some pics.

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That wasn't so tough, a SR under the hood of a coupe.

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icehouse
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Re: Chocolate covered circus peanut

Postby icehouse » 11 May 2017 22:05

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Added some weld nuts for the IC

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Got everything mocked up. Still adjusting in this picture though. Think I might pain the IC black on this build. Hide it a little better.



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Had to move the rad inlet, hopefully it will work there. I check on Franks car but who knows.


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Making the pipe a size I can get couplers for... Stupid pipe and tube being differently measured.


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Ground clamp broke mid project, this seemed to work rather well actually :)

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Frank washed my motor for me.

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"People don't like it when shit doesn't match their rule of thumb." Sam

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Re: Chocolate covered circus peanut

Postby icehouse » 31 May 2017 23:29

Getting closer! I was try to get it ready for Canby but my wife decided to shatter both her leg bones near her ankle! Needless to say it was a pretty crazy week! Anyways here are some updates on the build. Finally got some paint in the bay!


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This is the piece I cut out. It's the good side!


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Epoxy and some mud!


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Filler primer

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Paint

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"People don't like it when shit doesn't match their rule of thumb." Sam

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Heinrich
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Re: Chocolate covered circus peanut

Postby Heinrich » 01 Jun 2017 00:01

nicely done
Progress is slow, but it is progress non the less.

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gooned
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Re: Chocolate covered circus peanut

Postby gooned » 01 Jun 2017 17:50

Ouch, sorry to hear about the Mrs misfortune.

Paint looks great!

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Re: Chocolate covered circus peanut

Postby cruisey » 25 Jul 2017 22:43

mint...

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icehouse
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Re: Chocolate covered circus peanut

Postby icehouse » 29 Oct 2017 19:00

Okay I'm defiantly dragging my feet on this one....


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McShagger510
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Re: Chocolate covered circus peanut

Postby McShagger510 » 29 Oct 2017 22:23

5 months later and the headlights are installed. Rad. I know those kinds of projects.....

Gotta come down for a visit sometime.

James
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icehouse
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Re: Chocolate covered circus peanut

Postby icehouse » 31 Oct 2017 21:57

McShagger510 wrote:5 months later and the headlights are installed. Rad. I know those kinds of projects.....

Gotta come down for a visit sometime.

James


I forgot me and Sedona re did the dash. Rich gave me a mint dash pad.

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Brand new factory clutch master :)


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Re: Chocolate covered circus peanut

Postby icehouse » 02 Dec 2017 18:52

Need a fuel tank for the endure car. I figured I could pull the coupe tank and use it. Since I had a tank Rich modified for it waiting to go in. Well turn out the coupe tank is junk. But it was good getting it ready for the new tank anyway. I gotta get this car going. Sick of seeing it sit in my garage anyways. So I pulled the tank, wire brushed all the rust and banged the tire well somewhat straight. Some idiot picked it up with a forklift!!! Dented the spare tire well really bad. Not sure how visible it will be in the photo.

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HHHMM someone did some welding at some time in the past. Kinda scared to dig into that area later.


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other side....

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Found this under the tank.

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hhhmmmm candy!!

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Must be newish. Still squishy. Gas door still has part number on it.

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Bam new!

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"People don't like it when shit doesn't match their rule of thumb." Sam


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