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Old 02-27-2017, 11:39 AM   #241
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Old 03-01-2017, 09:49 AM   #242
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Now under hood. Did the German Auto Solutions disa rebuild kit. Super easy following GAS on line instructions. Surprised my old one was not giving me problems. GAS design much better. My valve cover gasket was as hard as plastic. At first thought that the gasket in the middle was part of the valve cover. I had a small oil leak shocked it was not worse. Also replaced the oil filter housing gasket.

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Old 03-05-2017, 10:36 PM   #243
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Installing new JBRacing light weight flywheel and Sachs clutch. Nothing super fancy or light just light and reliable.

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Old 03-06-2017, 05:45 PM   #244
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Bill.

Spend a few minutes and zing off those little nubbins that used to hold the sound proofing in place.

Your hands will thank you later.
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Old 03-07-2017, 08:50 AM   #245
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BMWRACER07. great idea,

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Old 03-08-2017, 11:39 AM   #246
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Did the clutch by myself with the help of his shade tree transmission jack.

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Old 03-28-2017, 10:40 AM   #247
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Everything worked! Had to relearn how to drive the car with the LSD diff and light weight clutch. Awesome time at NCM. Stuffed it into the tires at sink he with student in car but not much damage.

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Old 05-01-2017, 03:13 PM   #248
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Awesome weekend at MidOhio with NASA. Dropped 5 sec from my fastest lap from last year but still 3 sec off winners lap.

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Old 05-02-2017, 05:47 PM   #249
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Hey Bill.

Glad to see in that bottom picture that you've finally got it right. A RHD car!!
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Old 05-03-2017, 09:50 AM   #250
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I wish. LHD selfie pic***128540;

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Old 05-16-2017, 05:32 PM   #251
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Working on car after a run in with a tire wall at Road America. Noticed that lower spring perches had moved (tab not in hole) I was going to drill hole and bolt them. My son suggested bending the tab down. Fixed.

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Old 05-25-2017, 11:44 AM   #252
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Off track excursion at Road America and contact with tire wall (could have been worse) in addition to damaged body panels bent tie rod. Everything else checked out fine. Went ahead and replaced front control arm just as a precaution. Getting it back together. Hope to have it ready for Pitt June 3-4 with NASA.

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Old 05-29-2017, 08:30 AM   #253
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Rough luck with the tirewall run in. Glad it's coming back together ok though!
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Old 06-08-2017, 02:38 PM   #254
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New door, bumper and plastics and some hammering (actually jacking from the inside) on the quarter paint and we are back in business. Car ran great at Pitt Race.

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Old 06-10-2017, 09:16 PM   #255
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Bill, where did you get your bumper?


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Old 06-15-2017, 11:02 AM   #256
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Old 06-15-2017, 11:08 AM   #257
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awesome time at GridLife Festival Gingerman Raceway. Matt from TheSmokingTire took the car out for a "1 Take"

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