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Offline Flyingdutchmanfc

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Re: What did you do on your Altered TODAY?
« Reply #15 on: March 09, 2013, 01:39:02 PM »
Just got my altered back from the welder. I had the rear tranny mount that broke off.

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Re: What did you do on your Altered TODAY?
« Reply #16 on: March 09, 2013, 01:40:53 PM »
I finally got to get the motor and tranny back in this morning. Its a pain doing this alone I can tell you that.



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Re: What did you do on your Altered TODAY?
« Reply #17 on: March 10, 2013, 02:59:50 PM »
Its been a good weekend for me, finally got a break in the weather. I am on scedule for a first day opening T&T April 3rd, fingers crossed.



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Re: What did you do on your Altered TODAY?
« Reply #18 on: March 10, 2013, 03:16:16 PM »
Neat!
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Re: What did you do on your Altered TODAY?
« Reply #19 on: April 06, 2013, 05:43:11 PM »
Ive been fighting this new brake set up. Ford center section, Dana tubes and flanges, and GM bolt pattern for the wheels with current GM Vette calipers and rotors. I am changing it all to a Wilwood set up. Of coarse its all for a Ford in the kit.

I did have the chassis recertified this morning though and that's A-OK.
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Re: What did you do on your Altered TODAY?
« Reply #20 on: May 12, 2013, 07:19:57 AM »
Had a break in the weather yesterday, high of 58, good enough to at least try and start the car. Ive made a lot of changes to the car so I was hesitant it was even going to start. Fired right up like a champ. Its got a lean condition ive got to work out, it can be heard at about 3.12 in the video. Close now, body goes on this week and hopefully a T&T on the 20th, fingers crossed. OMG have I gotta lose some weight. Maybe the camera added 40 lbs to me, NOT !

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Re: What did you do on your Altered TODAY?
« Reply #21 on: May 12, 2013, 09:32:16 AM »
Thanks for the updates Flyingdutchmanfc. I know the pain of being a one-man-band. Your setup looks very cool, including the garage. That's a healthy mouse you've got there.

Nice sounding motor, I wish my alarm clock could play that in the mornings.

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Re: What did you do on your Altered TODAY?
« Reply #22 on: May 12, 2013, 10:24:40 AM »
That thing fired RIGHT up. Sounds great.
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Re: What did you do on your Altered TODAY?
« Reply #23 on: May 27, 2013, 09:42:08 AM »
Got the body on the car and the trailer stocked and ready to go. Finally getting warm now but it needs to stop raining. Set up for Wednesday for T&T and my license runs so I can get legal to run at a good track. Its rained for the last couple days and is supposed to quit for Wednesday. Fingers are crossed. Its been a long wait for the weather to break to even go to the track, crazy summer so far.



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Re: What did you do on your Altered TODAY?
« Reply #24 on: May 27, 2013, 11:26:25 AM »
Got the body on the car and the trailer stocked and ready to go. Finally getting warm now but it needs to stop raining. Set up for Wednesday for T&T and my license runs so I can get legal to run at a good track. Its rained for the last couple days and is supposed to quit for Wednesday. Fingers are crossed. Its been a long wait for the weather to break to even go to the track, crazy summer so far.





Very nice! sounds like my weather. Freeze warning last night. Upstate New York got THREE FEET of snow
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Re: What did you do on your Altered TODAY?
« Reply #25 on: May 27, 2013, 12:53:28 PM »
Great looking car love the paint scheme,especailly the color combonation. Not sure why but colors look familar.
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Re: What did you do on your Altered TODAY?
« Reply #26 on: May 31, 2013, 07:03:41 PM »
Made it out for a good day. It was license testing day. Had a huge jetting issue going on with all the changes I made through the winter. Major stumble at first, I got it working better but still had a slight stumble at the hit. I also was running foot brake passes, a little trouble with my trans brake solenoid plunger dripping when holding the brake. I still got off a 9.017 @ 154. Since I am only a T&T warrior for the most part so the E.T. license I got is fine for me. It was just the wife and I so it was a long day for us both. Shes a real trooper and I could not have done it without her. Its probably a boring video for a lot here, but its all I got LOL.



Here is a go pro rear view from the right lane that's pretty cool.

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Re: What did you do on your Altered TODAY?
« Reply #27 on: May 31, 2013, 08:52:35 PM »
Made it out for a good day. It was license testing day. Had a huge jetting issue going on with all the changes I made through the winter. Major stumble at first, I got it working better but still had a slight stumble at the hit. I also was running foot brake passes, a little trouble with my trans brake solenoid plunger dripping when holding the brake. I still got off a 9.017 @ 154. Since I am only a T&T warrior for the most part so the E.T. license I got is fine for me. It was just the wife and I so it was a long day for us both. Shes a real trooper and I could not have done it without her. Its probably a boring video for a lot here, but its all I got LOL.



Here is a go pro rear view from the right lane that's pretty cool.



Congratulations!!!!!!!

Nothing like your licenses runs. I made my at the very same track. It rained so much here in Rochester, that I gave up waiting and traveled to Indianapolis to get my license. I had RooMan rooting me on (that is him standing just over the top of the scoop)

On my last run it started to rain just after I launched and it go very interesting.



If the rears were not spinning you would see the written on the tire LIC to indicate I was making my licenses runs.

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Re: What did you do on your Altered TODAY?
« Reply #28 on: June 14, 2013, 09:45:05 AM »
Went to help my friend with his altered last night He runs Comp eliminator . I do all of the driveline stuff on the car for him . He crashed the car last year in Virginia and we are just getting it back together

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« Reply #29 on: June 14, 2013, 10:55:25 AM »
Went to help my friend with his altered last night He runs Comp eliminator . I do all of the driveline stuff on the car for him . He crashed the car last year in Virginia and we are just getting it back together
Beautiful car, two engines and a garage to die for.
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