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    Thread: Final Pics of WackyWabbit before sale (56K take a nap)

    1. Member WackyWabbitRacer's Avatar
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      11-16-2006 04:45 PM #1
      Here are some pics of the WackyWabbit just before he went to his new hutch. Hope you enjoy, WWR.

      I did keep my little buddy that I made from billet aluminum. He rode with me at very race


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    2. 11-16-2006 04:48 PM #2
      sweet

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      11-16-2006 04:52 PM #3

      i would cry if i had to sell a car that well prepared.

      however, i hope you will keep us updated on your mini, as it is just as badass as the wace wabbit


    4. 11-16-2006 05:06 PM #4
      very nice...but how did it handle with those tires?

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      11-16-2006 05:12 PM #5
      Totally awesome craftsmanship, everything just looks so perfectly planned out, and super clean. The car might be gone but you will always have the gift that lets you create machines like this.

      Good luck to the new owner, hope the wabbit stays competitive


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      11-16-2006 05:18 PM #6
      Quote, originally posted by white rabbit »

      Good luck to the new owner, hope the wabbit stays competitive


      Will be sad to not see her around here any more..


    7. 11-16-2006 05:19 PM #7
      wow, someone got a very well prepared and developed car

    8. 11-16-2006 05:27 PM #8
      Right-click | Save-as, repeat.

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      11-16-2006 06:18 PM #9
      You should start a thread on the Mini's progress. And damn the mod's that attempt to hole it.


      Your username is under "forum elder" status for gods sake



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      11-16-2006 06:20 PM #10
      good call! of WackyMiniWacer

      dude you cant talk about mini's on a vw forum! your not hardcore


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      11-16-2006 06:24 PM #11
      sad to see her go but im sure you are too.
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    12. 11-16-2006 06:26 PM #12
      whoa!!!

    13. 11-16-2006 06:27 PM #13
      talk about gettin hooked up!

      i hope it's going to a good home

      want more mini coverage


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      11-16-2006 06:35 PM #14
      so tell us about the buyer is he on vortex? Is he going to come on here and share the updates with the car? Man that must feel like you just sold one of your children OUCH

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      11-16-2006 07:11 PM #15
      Wow, the new owner is very lucky....

      I really hope that the new owner appreciates what he has and keep the dream alive...

      that car is the perfect combo of form and function you should be proud. Best of luck on the Mini....

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      11-16-2006 08:38 PM #16
      Quote, originally posted by Residentevol »
      so tell us about the buyer is he on vortex? Is he going to come on here and share the updates with the car?

      The new owners are Harry & Walt Puckett from Shelby, North Carolina. The father and son have been "hardcore" VW Rabbit & Scirocco SCCA racers for many years, and they have a wealth of VW "go-fast" knowledge.

      Both of them have won several southeastern regional championships in the SCCA Improved Touring road racing series.

      So the WackyWabbit could not go to be better hutch, plus Harry & Walt are good, long time friends.

      Cheers, WWR.

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    17. 11-16-2006 08:43 PM #17
      the preperation of that car left me speechless...

    18. 11-16-2006 09:06 PM #18
      glad to hear a proper owner taking over that lovely lil girl

    19. 11-16-2006 09:29 PM #19
      im glad to see that it is going to someone who will not go and destroy it. someone who will appreciate the work that went into it and use it for what it was built for.

      good luck with your mini.


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      11-16-2006 09:35 PM #20
      That's a tough decision, but a good one so it seems.

      More Mini progress!!


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      11-16-2006 10:00 PM #21
      sad to see it go, but you MUST share the progress of the mini!

      is that... cant think of the name of it... brace? is that a wire holding it to the beam so it doesnt fly off if it becomes disconnected?

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      11-16-2006 10:11 PM #22
      Quote, originally posted by Muffler Bearing »

      is that... cant think of the name of it... brace? is that a wire holding it to the beam so it doesnt fly off if it becomes disconnected?

      The bars are "stayrods" on the rear trailing arms. The braided wires keep the stayrods from digging into the track in the event of breakage.

      Pics of the Mini Cooper S coming next week, WWR.

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    23. 11-16-2006 10:44 PM #23
      Very nice car WWR. Thanks for sharing.
      RJ

    24. 11-17-2006 12:18 AM #24
      hey wacky
      nice fuel pump,i use the same one
      and i also want a lexan rear window with that brace setup
      nice

    25. 11-17-2006 12:22 AM #25
      Beautifully built... can I ask what shift linkage you used????
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      11-17-2006 12:33 AM #26
      thats sad man . i always knew your car was well put together but all of those pics showed me that is alot more serious than i thought . extremely clean to say the least

      i hope you still stick around . lord knows alot of people would be lost without your knowledge


    27. 11-17-2006 12:48 AM #27
      i give you 2 track days in that mini before you are looking for another a1.

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      11-17-2006 01:21 AM #28

      Damn, there goes your handling, better raise it up a notch or two.


      I'm sad to see it go but at least we got some new pictures out of the deal.
      Your car is so amazingly clean and well built, it's a work of art. Thanks for sticking around and spreading knowledge even after selling it.

      Best of luck with the mini, please abuse your forum elder status and put up a project thread.


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      11-17-2006 11:23 AM #29
      Quote, originally posted by xjronx »
      i give you 2 track days in that mini before you are looking for another a1.

      Actually I had another 1966 Mini Cooper S with a white/black checkerboard top & tarten red bottom that got me interested in Rabbits and SCCA racing.

      Then another friend raced a Mini Cooper in the SCCA GT4 class, and his Mini was about 1-1/2 inches off the ground. The Mini had 13x7 Revolution wheels with wide slicks and the extremely wide Fortech flares. It was a real "go-cart".

      Cheers, WWR.

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      11-17-2006 12:29 PM #30
      we need some vid's of that on the track. Good to here it went to a good home

    31. 11-17-2006 01:42 PM #31
      2 questions.....

      1. What is on your intake manifold? Is it paint or some coating?

      2. Is that a vent for your exhaust manifold? I'm talking about the tube along the passenger's side frame rail.


      Thanks.
      Good luck.


    32. 11-17-2006 04:50 PM #32
      GT4? how much of "mini" was actually left?

      I like your alternator bracket...how much movement does it have with that Heim joint?

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    33. 11-17-2006 05:26 PM #33
      are you using the stock shift linkage or did you build buy a different setup...??
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      11-17-2006 06:05 PM #34
      Quote, originally posted by dubdaze68 »
      GT4? how much of "mini" was actually left?
      ?

      Not much

      There's also a black one, but I can't find the pics right now. BADASS

      GT-5 !





      Modified by beau_layman at 3:09 PM 11-17-2006


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      11-17-2006 06:13 PM #35
      i heart mini race cars

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