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Re: Shelby GT350R Restomod
« Reply #15 on: March 24, 2018, 08:25:40 PM »
Here's a shot of the custom hood.  As mentioned previously, the opening in the hood scoop is 33% larger than stock; which is vital, given the height of the engine when installed.
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« Reply #16 on: March 24, 2018, 08:30:36 PM »
TMI seats to add bolstering, but not deviate too much from a period correct looking seat (aka; no high back buckets).

As Bob G. has validated - the original seats were nothing more than a plastic bucket covered in thin leather.  They look super cool, but not so much with functionality.  ;)
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« Reply #17 on: March 24, 2018, 08:33:17 PM »
Very cool build.  It's a shame we lost the previous thread.  I've enjoyed watching the progress.  Good luck!

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I think there may still be some drool residue on my keyboard from watching the "old thread"  ::)

Thanks!  I'll do my best to get most of the old pics posted, and, of course, post the new ones as the build concludes.

Truly, my goal is to take this thing to SAAC 43 and run the hell out of it!  Drag racing, track, etc.  I can't wait!!!   ;D
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« Reply #18 on: March 25, 2018, 03:23:08 PM »
Shots of the engine in all her assembled glory!  Personally, I think its a shame not to see the yellow stabilizers all the time due the valve covers.  :D
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« Reply #19 on: March 25, 2018, 03:45:13 PM »
Great Job...keep it coming !! ;D

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« Reply #20 on: March 27, 2018, 06:02:22 PM »
Shots of the oil pan with connections for the dry sump.
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« Reply #21 on: March 27, 2018, 06:02:54 PM »
Here's the dry sump tank.
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« Reply #22 on: March 27, 2018, 06:03:47 PM »
Here's a shot of the assembled engine in all her glory!  MAN, I can't wait to hear her run!!
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« Reply #23 on: March 27, 2018, 06:04:47 PM »
Front and back Wilwood disk brakes.
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Re: Shelby GT350R Restomod
« Reply #24 on: March 31, 2018, 08:43:17 AM »
Awesome suspension.  Iím putting a similar TCP front coil over in my tribute later this year. 

What did you use for the rear coil over conversion?  I see the Strange axle, but wasnít aware of them doing a coil over conversion.  Was there significant fab involved?

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« Reply #25 on: March 31, 2018, 04:22:00 PM »
Awesome suspension.  Iím putting a similar TCP front coil over in my tribute later this year. 

What did you use for the rear coil over conversion?  I see the Strange axle, but wasnít aware of them doing a coil over conversion.  Was there significant fab involved?

The rear coil overs are TCS as well.  And, I don't believe that Strange makes any type of rear suspension, but I could be wrong.

There was some fab work, but not too much.  The top pictures in reply #6 shows some of the mounting necessary for the rear coil overs. 

Big 3 Performance out of Green Bay, WI are the ones doing all the work. I'm just documenting as they go.  ;)
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« Reply #26 on: April 11, 2018, 05:01:54 PM »
Testing...


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« Reply #27 on: April 11, 2018, 05:03:26 PM »
OK - so now I can post pictures that have first been uploaded to my library.  However, they come in EXTREMELY large!

Geez...
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« Reply #28 on: April 11, 2018, 05:07:07 PM »
Well, for those who have the patience to scroll, the enormous picture is of the car on a lift.  I have two more pictures to post from being on the lift.  These were taken while they were plumbing the drive line.
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Re: Shelby GT350R Restomod
« Reply #29 on: May 24, 2018, 10:38:48 PM »
Progress is still happening!  Here are some pics of the (almost) finished transmission tunnel.  Note the hand shaped (not by me) metal with a military rivet look.

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