New (proper) chassis rails

Discussion in 'Member's Garage' started by chewy, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. nick300zxtt

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    good to see some progress
     
  2. Romonski

    Romonski And Justice For All

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  3. chewy

    chewy Active Member

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    Diff painted

    I gave the diff a coat of Cerakote Glacier Silver (ceramic paint like High Performance Coatings / JetHot Coatings) that can withstand temps up to 1500F. This is the air cured version so it's not super shiney like their Glacier Chrome which is oven cured. It's more of a satin look but I think it turned out ok for a spastic who has never spray painted before.

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  4. chewy

    chewy Active Member

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    Lower intake manifold egr and cross bracing removed

    Lots of angle grinding, die grinding and dremel the EGR mount and cross bracing of the lower intake manifold are now gone. Bit more to go yet and then onto port matching.

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  5. rob260

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    Is the removing the bracing purely for weight reduction?
     
  6. chewy

    chewy Active Member

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    somewhat but also gives more room

    to hide stuff in the valley of the engine.

     
  7. Anti

    Anti 14.7 x 14.7 = 44.1

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    cool idea I'll do that
     
  8. Sketchy

    Sketchy Sick to the power of rad

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    Very cool idea. Also none of the links in the first 3 pages or so work for those of us late to the party with this project.
     
  9. induetime

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    Great looking build! I have always liked the saved side lines.
     
  10. chewy

    chewy Active Member

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    I lost a bunch of photos and no longer have those ones

    I'll post some more soon of the ones I do have.


     
  11. chewy

    chewy Active Member

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    Working on the lower intake manifold. Got the ports done. Now polishing the outside.

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