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  1. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    Got a new-used cam, installed it with my newly...

    Got a new-used cam, installed it with my newly coated timing cover from Scott - amazing work as usual. Also threw on the trigger wheel Iíve had for a while. Not sure when Iíll get around to using it,...
  2. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180112/cfca2540...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180112/cfca25401136a60dedb6609d817d6988.jpg

    Went to install the cam last night and noticed the intake lobe on #1 had a nasty gouge in it. After talking it over...
  3. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180111/3ee53fd3...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180111/3ee53fd374dd60d42e10b39d093fe374.jpg

    Bought a new oil pump and an ARP shaft, then got the bottom end finished out last night. Almost got the heads bolted...
  4. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    Ah, yeah, wonít work. Need P/N M-6605-A341 from...

    Ah, yeah, wonít work. Need P/N M-6605-A341 from what the interwebz is telling me


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  5. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    1/4Ē vs 5/16Ē Sent from my iPhone using...

    1/4Ē vs 5/16Ē


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  6. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    Today, for the first time in about a year, i...

    Today, for the first time in about a year, i entered my garage with the intent of working on my car.

    ...unfortunately, i didnít get very far. I got the block painted (black) and cleaned the oil...
  7. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    The turbo is gonna be soo prettaaaay once it's...

    The turbo is gonna be soo prettaaaay once it's coated, too!
  8. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180103/0dd98a7f...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180103/0dd98a7f0b7b0c45afdaa82330513ace.jpg

    Got the new bullet home today!


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  9. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171226/dbc9b368...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171226/dbc9b368c0cce4810c17bfb7a7c1e76e.jpg

    Block and internals are currently at Owens for assembly. Iím very excited to be on the home stretch and getting the...
  10. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    Got my block home finally. Any reason NOT to...

    Got my block home finally.

    Any reason NOT to use stock replacement rings opened up to the right gap, and use high dollar ones instead?
  11. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    engine block is almost done, saw it today. Just...

    engine block is almost done, saw it today. Just needs to be decked and it'll be back home!

    WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
  12. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    I was promised yet again that my block was going...

    I was promised yet again that my block was going to be ready Tuesday.... and again, it wasn't. I think I made my point that I can't wait any longer, so I'm going to give it one more week and ask for...
  13. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    VS racing billet 78/75

    VS racing billet 78/75
  14. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    Got a billet 78/75 on the way. I blew my budget...

    Got a billet 78/75 on the way. I blew my budget on this and it was a very poor decision. But..... It's pretty.

    http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/922/tfroZX.jpg

    I was told the block was...
  15. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    Alright! The block I had ended up needing more...

    Alright! The block I had ended up needing more work than I wanted to mess with, so I bought a virgin roller block from my machinist for $300 yesterday and he's going to start on it. I wish I had the...
  16. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    ^^^ Screw the side project. I started tearing...

    ^^^ Screw the side project.

    I started tearing the 351 down last night. It's going to the machine shop for some light work to clean it up a little. Hope to have the car up and running very soon....
  17. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    Sorry, I've been swamped with work and a side...

    Sorry, I've been swamped with work and a side project that blew up pretty big on me. Hope to be back at it soon. I'm tired of not driving it!
  18. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170513/43a113fb...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170513/43a113fb1377e5278561d04614dae6ad.jpg

    New race bullet is home and ready for action. Hope to get things rolling again soon!


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  19. Thread: I'm back

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    Id love to tell you it gets better after the...

    Id love to tell you it gets better after the wedding, buuuut...
  20. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    Sorry for the lack of updates, but my garage...

    Sorry for the lack of updates, but my garage looks exactly as it does in the previous picture. Ive been training for MS150 lately and haven't had any time to mess with the stuff in the garage.
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  21. That's MS150 weekend. I'm out, unfortunately.

    That's MS150 weekend. I'm out, unfortunately.
  22. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    Ceramic coating Sent from my iPhone using...

    Ceramic coating


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  23. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    Hoopty 2.0

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170302/a99bf18ff3f9173988cb4a7fc31b973d.jpg

    Yep. Still sitting. Funny how fast things change. Just haven't had any spare time lately. Maybe after the MS150?

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    Cool! How's it running otherwise? Sent from...

    Cool! How's it running otherwise?


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  25. Thread: Hoopty 2.0

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    94/95 brakes and e brake. All the conversion...

    94/95 brakes and e brake. All the conversion pieces to use the fox cables and handle, but I'm keeping that stuff.


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