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      02-18-2014, 09:17 PM   #23
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Very much appreciate all the comments. JAdamz pm me whenever you want to see it. This is truly a weekend build as I'm doing the build at my beach house 90 miles from the City where I am during the week. But I'll definitely be posting regular updates of the progress. I've certainly learned alot on this forum and am open to all ideas/advice/suggestions from a group as intimately expert with the S65 as this one!
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      02-19-2014, 01:51 AM   #24
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amazing!!! very impressed.
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      02-19-2014, 02:05 AM   #25
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Amazing project!

Reminds me of the deuce coupe I used to drive on the weekends years ago!!

I can't imagine it with an S65 in it!! Kudos to you!
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      02-19-2014, 12:29 PM   #26
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Jesus. What an awesome project. Kudos and hope you can complete to your satisfaction.
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      02-19-2014, 02:18 PM   #27
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Coolest and most original project I've seen in a while! Sub'd!
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      02-20-2014, 05:37 PM   #28
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GOOD STUPID!!

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      02-20-2014, 05:39 PM   #29
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I...I.....don't know what to even say. This is one of the coolest things I've seen in a very long time. Kudos for taking a different path. Can't wait to see it completed!
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      02-20-2014, 09:19 PM   #31
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Amazing project!

Reminds me of the deuce coupe I used to drive on the weekends years ago!!

I can't imagine it with an S65 in it!! Kudos to you!
Nice Mike! Now imagine replacing those straight axles with IRS. Thnx!
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      02-21-2014, 08:09 AM   #32
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Thanks

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Sal, you can count on it!!! Thanks to you other guys as well.
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      03-01-2014, 10:53 PM   #33
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Got some goodies from Active and began the process og mocking up the radiator, intercooler and grille mounts.









Then pulled the motor to pull the pan to send to VAC for baffling







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      03-01-2014, 10:55 PM   #34
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Tell me you are not attaching a blower? Wow
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      03-01-2014, 11:41 PM   #35
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Dare I say a blown S65 might be too much power in this application? It's so light, it makes me nervous to think about it.
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      03-02-2014, 11:34 AM   #36
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Dare I say a blown S65 might be too much power in this application? It's so light, it makes me nervous to think about it.
is there such a thing? he will only be at 3-5 to one power to weight. seems like a good place to be.
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      03-02-2014, 07:20 PM   #37
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this thing might need wheelie bars
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      03-02-2014, 07:25 PM   #38
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Can you say where you got/who made those seats? They are an excellent choice for this build.

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      03-02-2014, 08:13 PM   #39
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Can you say where you got/who made those seats? They are an excellent choice for this build.

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      03-02-2014, 10:21 PM   #40
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Hats off ... you have the passion, funds, time and support to accomplish this. I have no doubt you will savour every moment of this epic build. Good luck!
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      03-03-2014, 09:20 AM   #41
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Have you bought the Pectel? I ran my S54 on a Pectel and had some issues. Support in the US was great, support from Cosworth itself sucked. My S65 motor swap uses the stock ECU.
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      03-03-2014, 10:00 AM   #42
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      03-14-2014, 11:56 AM   #44
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