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    1. Awesome! See you on Saturday morning.:thumbup:

      Awesome! See you on Saturday morning.:thumbup:
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      Are those center lock rims? Or is that just the...

      Are those center lock rims? Or is that just the center cap that makes it look like they're center lock rims? Either way... Great setup!:thumbup:

      Also a little bit of information on the brake setup...
    3. Thread: RTDI Part 2

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      Here are the two videos from the track day at...

      Here are the two videos from the track day at Gridlife


      https://youtu.be/nPkapan1EBs


      https://youtu.be/y89zFqQHKm0
    4. Oh, come on, why not just attend both cruises. ;)...

      Oh, come on, why not just attend both cruises. ;) Nah, that's completely understandable. Hope you can make it next year.:thumbup:
    5. Bump. A little bit more than 2 weeks to go before...

      Bump. A little bit more than 2 weeks to go before the cruise/gtg.

      Also I'm trying to get a head count as to how many people will be attending. That way I know how many burgers to purchase and...
    6. Thread: RTDI Part 2

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      Things have been a little bit chaotic lately to...

      Things have been a little bit chaotic lately to get the car running for the track day. Anyway here are some updates on what has been going on with the RTDI.

      Here's how the coolant return line for...
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      Bump

      Bump
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      Bump

      Bump
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      OZ Ultraleggeras

      I'm looking to sell my like new 18x8 et35 OZ Ultraleggera set of wheels. The wheels are wrapped in BFGoodrich G-Force Comp-2 A/S tires that are 225/40/18 in size. The tires have approximately 1,000...
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      OZ Ultraleggeras

      I'm looking to sell my like new 18x8 et35 OZ Ultraleggera set of wheels. The wheels are wrapped in BFGoodrich G-Force Comp-2 A/S tires that are 225/40/18 in size. The tires have approximately 1,000...
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      Apparently they can afford to buy a Porsche, but...

      Apparently they can afford to buy a Porsche, but can't afford to buy tires for said Porsche. 🤦‍♂️🙄👎
    12. Thread: RTDI Part 2

      by 3L3M3NT
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      We finally got all of the lines routed, heat...

      We finally got all of the lines routed, heat shielding installed to prevent the lines from either melting or boiling the coolant or oil that is running through the lines.

      With everything so tight...
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      Propshaft torque spec

      I've searched all over the place (on my phone) to find the torque spec for the bolts that connect the propshaft to the rear driveshaft. If someone could look it up and let me know what it is would be...
    14. Thread: RTDI Part 2

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      I finally have some pictures of how some of the...

      I finally have some pictures of how some of the lines are going to be run, plus we came up with an idea on how to support the turbo.

      The oil return line going from the block to the 6AN fitting we...
    15. Yeah, last year's weather was one for the ages....

      Yeah, last year's weather was one for the ages. Only in Wisconsin can it snow/sleet on the 3rd weekend of October. :screwy:

      With any luck the weather will be completely the opposite of last year...
    16. Thread: RTDI Part 2

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      Made some more progress on the car today. We...

      Made some more progress on the car today.

      We got the Epic Euro Tuning tubular control arms installed today.
      https://i.imgur.com/Tv0fXUx.jpg

      https://i.imgur.com/Tv0fXUx.jpg
      ...
    17. Thread: RTDI Part 2

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      We made a little bit more progress this past week...

      We made a little bit more progress this past week with figuring out how we're going to run the oil and water lines going to and from the turbo. We also figured out a way to support the turbo, but I...
    18. Thread: RTDI Part 2

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      Ok, thanks for the suggestion. I'll have to give...

      Ok, thanks for the suggestion. I'll have to give it some thought and talk to the friend helping me if that's something either he can handle or someone he knows can handle welding the rings to the...
    19. Thread: RTDI Part 2

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      Thanks!:thumbup::D It crossed my mind to go to...

      Thanks!:thumbup::D

      It crossed my mind to go to a V-band setup, but it was very cost prohibitive to go that route.
      Turbo alone 1,450 Euros, not including shipping and any other fees that would...
    20. Thread: RTDI Part 2

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      It's now time to start putting things together...

      It's now time to start putting things together now that we have 99.9% of the parts needed to re-install the exhaust manifold, turbo, and downpipe back onto the engine and get the engine where it...
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