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New Project! 1968 Volvo P1800

Discussion in 'Member's Build Threads' started by 68EFIvert, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. 68EFIvert

    68EFIvert Well-Known Member

    Installation of the front clip has started. So far the fit has been terrific. It actually looks better in there than I imagined thanks to the guys at Rhom Innovations and Ron Sutton Race Technologies. This thing is going to be incredible on the track and street!

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    I also got the new front tires in last week. Just waiting on some 11" wide Boze Wheels to mount them on.
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  2. Grabber70Mach

    Grabber70Mach Well-Known Member

    This is going to be a really sweet car when you get it finished.
     
  3. Fast68back

    Fast68back Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

    This thing is sick!


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  4. tarafied1

    tarafied1 Well-Known Member

    315's on the front? That's pretty sweet
     
  5. 68EFIvert

    68EFIvert Well-Known Member

    Yep, 315's on all 4 corners. This thing will look like a NASCAR rolling down the road!


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  6. tarafied1

    tarafied1 Well-Known Member

    I was going to say that but I thought it would be an insult. It's way cooler than a NASCAR!!!
     
  7. rbohm

    rbohm Active Member

    yep, it will look a little like a whelen modified series car, but with fenders.
     
  8. 68EFIvert

    68EFIvert Well-Known Member

    Not much to update right now. The fabricator working on my car caught his had in an engine fan and tore it up pretty bad. They have finished mocking up the front suspension and are ready to weld it into place.

    On a side not I have decided to go with a Haltech engine management system. I will be utilizing their traction control setup as a plus.

    Ron Sutton has also talked me into a fire suppression system as well as a data logger. I am looking into those now and should have a sense of direction on those by the end of the week. I am currently leaning toward an Aim data logging setup. I like the software a little more than Racepak and it is also the cost is a bit lower.

    My new wider Boze Wheels should be here this week. Thanks Zak you guys are fantastic!


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  9. msell66

    msell66 Burning Fossil Fuels Donator

    You thinking an auto suppression setup or pull activated?
     
  10. 68EFIvert

    68EFIvert Well-Known Member

    Auto suppression with 3 or 4 zones. 2 for engine, 1 by my feet and one by fuel tank.


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  11. msell66

    msell66 Burning Fossil Fuels Donator

    I have that setup but pull activated.
     
  12. 68EFIvert

    68EFIvert Well-Known Member

    I would ask if it works well but I hope you don't know. After all it doesn't activate when you blow up an engine.


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  13. msell66

    msell66 Burning Fossil Fuels Donator



    It was easy to install though.
     

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