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Hey all! We have been uber busy over the summer, and a lot of that has been working on a bunch of new track cars. I posted a teaser thread on three of the cages we were working on, and this is a more detailed thread on the wildest of the three cars.

Background:

This car came to us from VA a long while ago. It was our prototype car for our S/C system, which morphed into us partnering with VF engineering (our built motor and their S/C parts). Along the way we have done a lot of trick bits, but the car was basically in limbo waiting for a custom Chip Foose paintjob and wide-body (we have done some work on tuning some of Foose's cars and he happens to live near me, so we had access to him to do this). However, the owner of the car decided that he wanted a fast track car (as they had some other potent street weapons).

Here are some images along the way of the build to date:

Here it is at Bimmerfest:



Here is is at the Euro Tuner GP (where Cort Wagner drove it and it won the event!!!!)





Here are some images of the motor:





Here is the car at SEMA in the Bridgestone/Praxis booth:



Here is the super slick AIM dash install in the cluster:






Race Conversion - Cage Work, Stage 1

The beginning of the cage and chassis prep:












Race Conversion - Cage Work, Stage 2

Here are some updated images of the cage work:



































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Ok, quick update.

We are almost there on the cage.


Some gusseting on the B-pillars:








And the wing supports: (we tie them into the frame rail and the cage to maximize wing efficiency as the unibody or trunk lid have way too much flex for us)






And we skin the trunk to save weight:





More to come next week!

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OK, it has been a while (we have a lot of builds going on right now, so everything has slowed down). The car is still at paint, but they are close!













The secondary color was supposed to be something else, but it came out as Petrol Mica Individual color (which is cool, but wrong, lol). The secondary colors will be re-painted.



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Here are some new updated pictures. It is ready to come home from the paint shop. We painted it white/topaz blue. However, it is not gloss. It is a satin finish like the new Mercedes IWC edition SL63. It is pretty sick but hard to tell in pictures.























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