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Re: Sid's Vega
« Reply #15 on: March 09, 2017, 06:55:18 PM »
I'm more impressed that Sid had a grandmother...I thought he was grown in some lab building rage clones.
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Re: Sid's Vega
« Reply #16 on: March 10, 2017, 07:07:19 AM »
Thanks guys.  My Grandparents never understood why I love this little car so much but they thought that the first build was cool.  This build would blow their minds.  I wish that they were here to see it.

I have tons of memories of going to the beach in this car, getting picked up from school and my grandfather used it after he retired to haul around the lawnmower and cut neighbors lawns to keep busy.

My Grandmother even used to let grab the bumper and pull me on my skateboard.  :D
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Re: Sid's Vega
« Reply #17 on: March 10, 2017, 07:35:46 AM »
And Spiney...Eat My Ass!  :)
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Re: Sid's Vega
« Reply #18 on: March 10, 2017, 09:12:08 AM »
Love This! Looks like its going to be tons of fun to drive.
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Re: Sid's Vega
« Reply #19 on: March 10, 2017, 10:28:38 AM »
It should be fun with this brand new LS3 under the hood and a 6 speed Tremec.  8)
The original engine made 78 HP.  This one makes 525 HP.  :D

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Re: Sid's Vega
« Reply #20 on: March 10, 2017, 04:25:23 PM »
stripped down and ready to cut.

This is the rear tire in place and how it will sit.



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Re: Sid's Vega
« Reply #21 on: March 10, 2017, 11:40:17 PM »
It should be fun with this brand new LS3 under the hood and a 6 speed Tremec.  8)
The original engine made 78 HP.  This one makes 525 HP.  :D


I don't think you tubbed that car for 525 hp. Im sure your planning for more in the future
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Re: Sid's Vega
« Reply #22 on: March 11, 2017, 07:19:16 AM »
The chassis is being built to run autocross but will be able to handle any future horsepower upgrades.  8)

I also still own my first car, a 1972 Buick Skylark.  It will be next.  :)

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Re: Sid's Vega
« Reply #23 on: March 11, 2017, 10:30:17 AM »
hmmmmm my first car was a 75 Grand Am with a 455...due to a combination of alcohol, mescaline and bad judgement it ended it's life upside down in a canal.


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Re: Sid's Vega
« Reply #24 on: March 11, 2017, 02:04:37 PM »
The chassis is being built to run autocross but will be able to handle any future horsepower upgrades.  8)

I also still own my first car, a 1972 Buick Skylark.  It will be next.  :)

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Buick has a 455?
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Re: Sid's Vega
« Reply #25 on: March 11, 2017, 02:27:00 PM »
No, 350...But I love it because it was my first car.
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Re: Sid's Vega
« Reply #26 on: March 11, 2017, 07:46:51 PM »
Great thread!

Thanks for sharing the photos and story.

Good luck with the car.

Now . . . you started it . . . . I want a "burn out thread" . . . lets see that baby run!

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Re: Sid's Vega
« Reply #27 on: March 12, 2017, 11:45:17 AM »
LOL...I think I'm probably about 6 month away from turning the tires.  The Chassis is close to being finished the mock up stage then it will need to be fully welded and powder coated.  Then it will get a new fuel system,  fire system and the fully wired, and after all of that, metal work and final body and trim work.  There is still a ton to do.

I was hesitant to post this thread here because I didn't think that there would be enough interest in it.  I'm glad I did.

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Re: Sid's Vega
« Reply #28 on: March 14, 2017, 10:39:10 AM »
we like cars. the crossover to arcades/pinball is pretty high. :)

I have a burnout page on youtube. everything from my old 650HP 300zx down to rental cars. :P
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Re: Sid's Vega
« Reply #29 on: April 03, 2017, 09:45:25 AM »
Spent some more money.  Got my column, master cylinders for the brake and clutch, pedal assembly, radiator and fan assembly and fuel cell.  I love it when all the pretty new parts show up.



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