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Old 11-17-2011, 07:13 PM   #201
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you're gonna wanna run 235/35/19's all around. thats the proper sidewall sizing
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Old 11-17-2011, 07:23 PM   #202
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you're gonna wanna run 235/35/19's all around. thats the proper sidewall sizing
What about 235/40s? I like staying in the 40s even my white wheels were 225/40. More sidewall for sh i ty small town roads.

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Old 11-17-2011, 07:27 PM   #203
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ya but the sidewall is way too tall. gonna mess with your speedometer and its gonna give you fitment issues im sure
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Old 11-17-2011, 07:32 PM   #204
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I need my rpms to stay low as possible lol, 3.46 diff has me cruising 70 at 3400pms.

Don't really car about the speedo, i don't speed


O and the in the pic, my new sig that's 225/40 front and rear, i set both of them straight up as possible, and i have no fit issues. I think the 235 might be a little to much.
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Old 11-17-2011, 08:01 PM   #205
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Old 11-17-2011, 08:20 PM   #206
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I think the 235 might be a little to much.
Thats awesome bro. I still support daron's point. I tried 40 @ front and had to adjust my coils to a point I just coulnt stand. I need to at least run 40, my town suck balls. I cant even drive when is raining cuz my car could land in a volcano crater without even notice it.
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Old 11-19-2011, 05:45 PM   #207
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Old 11-19-2011, 08:09 PM   #208
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Thats awesome bro. I still support daron's point. I tried 40 @ front and had to adjust my coils to a point I just coulnt stand. I need to at least run 40, my town suck balls. I cant even drive when is raining cuz my car could land in a volcano crater without even notice it.

I'm gonna try 235/35 and see if they fit all around


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Old 11-19-2011, 08:13 PM   #209
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Little update from today.

Materials I picked up Click image for larger version

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Framing up a side wall
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I also cut almost all the other lengths I needed. But that's it. My drill died and i was tired.

The lenthgs of the side walls are 5ft long, 7ft tall.

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Old 11-26-2011, 07:32 PM   #210
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Another saturday

So this weekends update

Got another wall built

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started connecting the 2 walls and bracing them together

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And this is the end of todays work


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As it is, the box is pretty strong (I am 190lbs, and can hang from the center support). Although i am not done with the bracing, i still need to put braces on the back wall. And for an extra measure i think i might make X braces for the top and bottom and maybe some more side braces. This coming week if i have some time i need to go to the metal yard and pick up some angle iron, and then get some rubber wheels from somewhere and make a rolling base for it.

Today i also ordered some latches and hinges for the door, also a pid with thermocouple and ssr.

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Old 11-27-2011, 09:43 AM   #211
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Awesome pic. love the new wheels set up
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Old 11-27-2011, 01:09 PM   #212
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Old 11-27-2011, 01:52 PM   #213
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yep do that size dude its proper sidewall size.this is how it looks on my car
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Old 11-28-2011, 04:26 PM   #214
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yep do that size dude its proper sidewall size.this is how it looks on my car
Yea man, that looks pretty good. Ill have to do that.

Well since harbor freight was having such a good sale, i went out and bought some casters for my oven

originally 24.99 each, i was armed with a 52% off coupon and came home with 4 10" swivel casters. I got them so big because the oven is going to stay outside in the dirt, and i don't want it to get stuck.



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The only thing about having such big wheels is that i will now have to make a ramp for the oven.
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Old 12-04-2011, 08:42 PM   #215
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This weekend got my base done, I ended up using some metal shelving that my dad was going to toss.

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Old 12-04-2011, 09:06 PM   #216
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wtf is this box thing you are building?
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wtf is this box thing you are building?
Powder coating oven. Thought i would include it iny build thread

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Old 12-13-2011, 05:09 PM   #218
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Walked out of work and was welcomed by this. Hit and run. I've contacted a friend in security, but was told that 99.9% of the time they won't see a plate. So I'm stuck with the bill
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Old 12-13-2011, 05:42 PM   #220
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Yea. Still pissed ya know.

I'm gonna call back tomorrow and see if they were able to see the plate.

If not I'm probably just going to leave it as is and buy a Wagon. And switch over my parts, and part out the rest.

Car needs a good, fender, corner light, headlights, rad support.

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