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Hey Seth,
Looking good, and coming right along. I'm looking forward to hear how it handles.
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Old 05-19-2017, 05:58 AM
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Looking good! You should enter it in the Sebastopol car show on the 27th. We need more German cars there! I have my 911 entered. Last year there were three Karmann Ghias and a really nice Westfalia.

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Hey Harold,
All the fabricating and layout on the front suspension has been done by me so far.
Thusly the somewhat crude metal work. I will clean up all the parts and chassis paint them eventually when I am satisfied it all works as planned.
I will eventually mount a splined sway bar for final tuning.
Kinda curious myself as to how it will change the handling.
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Hey Gordon,
Would be fun to enter the hometown show but will have to wait for next year as the D.C. is still in rehab.
I will stop in and say hello if I get to check out the show.
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Another fun show is the Nor-Cal Treffen in Concord.
A laid back mix of Porsche and Volkswagen. I am hoping to make that one. You might have to flip a coin to pick your ride!
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Sorry Stephen, I meant you. Some serious fabrication going on there. Just swapping out the stock steering box to rack & pinion makes a big difference.
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Old 05-20-2017, 08:59 PM
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Roughed in the master cylinder mounting plate and plumbed the lines.

Took it out for its first drive in seven months.
Overall seems to be good, much lighter steering/more steering lock.
I need to tune the alignment more to give it a good test, probably up the front springs to #650. Then pull it all apart again to do the detail fabrication.
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