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fedcourtdawg  



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PostPosted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

and in that link there is a couple of pics of the car when we got it. looks really nice but the engine and trans were gone. motor had a huge hole in the side of the block size of a softball.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you click "Share" at the top and then select "Hotlink for forums" from the drop down menu, you can copy and paste the codes for the photos into your post. Like this:















By the way, that rear axle is insane! I'll bet you get lots of looks going down the road!
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Why is it wearing a knapsack.....lol

jk, awesome car man.




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fedcourtdawg  



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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 8:12 am    Post subject: Knapsack Reply with quote

Lol yes sir .I guess in case I need to cover the car up with it.lol I had the guy installing the framework for it and instead if bolting it on like instructed. He used pop rivets.and then drilled 4 to many holes and then he expected to be paid the 100 bucks.lol nope didn't happen.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 11:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's not a knapsack on the back....that's diapers for any poor unsuspecting passenger!

Seriously, you....drive...that...on....the....road!!!!!!!
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fedcourtdawg  



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PostPosted: Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Absolutely we do.its not a beast at all.lol my says it's a sheep in wolf's clothing.
Its only a 355 sbc stroker with a decent cam and to much carb for now but it will all change very soon as soon as the new motor is done.we aren't going crazy like we usually do with these but its a big bigger with a tad more power.
409 block
All roller
For durability we have had it all shot peened and magnafluxed to find any cracks in the block and heads.
Just trying to keep it running longer.
If we want to fast we her out the nova..its a full on drag car.
So yes we drive the Porsche a lot.and yes indeed its a rush when you hammer it .the big meats in back do throw off a bit of tire smoke.
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

peterld wrote:
Seriously, you....drive...that...on....the....road!!!!!!!


That's what I was thinking
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fedcourtdawg  



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PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 2:08 pm    Post subject: On the street Reply with quote

Yes indeed we do.I'm getting it ready as we speak for its 1st show in 2 weeks.
Been having trouble with the remote radiator fill neck on the intake but I got the new top plate today and it will be fixed tomorrow.
This car starts really quick and only takes a min.or two to warm up enough to go.I'm putting the wheelie bars back on this Thursday when it warms up some
In the low 50,s here.
Just need to detail the engine back up and polish up the tins I made to go around the engine compartment.
But it's pretty much ready to go.
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:13 pm    Post subject: pics Reply with quote


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:59 pm    Post subject: 924 stuff Reply with quote

had the car out a couple times and its running quite well with the new engine.
only issues so far is the trans lines to the cooler up front is seeping some so new AN fitting are going in this weekend and its been running warm.
so I ordered a new aluim. radiator and its here now so its going in as well. make some new brackets and see if it helps.
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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 4:03 am    Post subject: Updates Reply with quote

Finally got a new dual core aluminum radiator for the car and the headlight motor came as well.nowhopefullyi canget the parts in and cure some issues.its been over heating and the headlights don't work
.the old motor was junk.also discovered a trans fluid leak.I ordered all new high pressure braided stainless lines with 6n fittings.
Tookthe car down to the magic dragon car show at Bagnell dam at the lake of the Ozarks.approx.a thousand custom and all diff.kinds of vehicles from mild to crazy. I was the ONLY Porsche hot rod.a few stock boxster s with some stick on chrome stuff on them.was a good time
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