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    Finally I can see some systems finished. This gives me strength to continue, although I am almost ready to postpone the project for a few months. This much work for only 5-6 months is way over my head. The aesthetics of my work are decreasing exponentially, but the car has to be finished.
    Planned shakedown for March is actually doable, if nothing major comes in the way.
    Seat back brace finished. Doubles as a belt retainer.


    Spa 4L mechanical system with 4 nozzles in the cockpit and 3 in the engine bay.



    Remote master switch disconnect, as per Moti's guidelines.


    Coolant system is complete and functioning. Radiator exhaust duct is complete, with a 16" Spal fan built in.


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    I like non- back poker back braces!
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    Got a parcel from Finland today. There goes another racing dollar ("racing dollars" are almost equal to "boat dollars"-exchange rate is 1RD for ~1000USD )
    But seriously, this kit is around 1/2 of other offerings on the market and is executed brilliantly. Takes care of the camber curve and the bump steer, moving the lower joint out and front in the same time. Also cuts the steering ratio by 15-20%.




    Even the stance guys can be jealous of the wheel-flare relation






    It is hard to see on these pictures, but the tip of the screwdriver shows approximately where the original wheel outer wall was once. The car is 10"-12" wider than stock E30.
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    I must be really old because I'd rather see this kind of racecar porn than the other kind...
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