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vwdave92

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About vwdave92

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  • Birthday 12/16/1972

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  • Location Lake Villa, IL aka - Northburbia
  • Full Name Dave Martin

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  1. vwdave92 added a post in a topic Cannonball 2018 Theme Poll   

    so about VW's AMAZING VR6...   
    Kidding... mostly... This was more for Zenrat trying to connect more than one inline
     
     

  2. vwdave92 added a post in a topic CANNONBALL 2017   

    looks awesome Zenrat!!  To me the interior of these cars... showing you plan on racing it... is as important as the rest.
     
     
  3. vwdave92 added a post in a topic CANNONBALL 2017   

    belugawrx where did you get the "shark fin" antenna?  That is SWEET!!!
  4. vwdave92 added a post in a topic CANNONBALL 2017   

    Belugawrx I LOVE the clipboard!!  Those little touches that make these cars looks "used" are great!!
  5. vwdave92 added a post in a topic CANNONBALL 2017   

    Everything looks amazing.  Trouble with finishing early is seeing all the other great competition come in and wishing I had done something different!  LOL
  6. vwdave92 added a post in a topic Ferrari F40 Cannonball 2017 CBP   

    Thanks for the compliments guys!  Much appreciated. 
  7. vwdave92 added a post in a topic Ferrari F40 Cannonball   

    Done and in the "under glass" section
  8. vwdave92 added a post in a topic Ferrari F40 Cannonball 2017 CBP   

    Thanks.  The exhaust is 3mm stainless tubing.  I used a propane torch and needle nose pliers to bend it then more torch to even out the heat stain.  Cut it down and flared the tips with a dremel tool and hand files.  I'm happy to report the burns on fingers have healed.  Even using gloves, once or twice I grabbed a hot pipe.
     
     
  9. vwdave92 added a post in a topic Ferrari F40 Cannonball 2017 CBP   

    Yes and yes.  The meaning is as deep as it could / can be.  Both were amazing artists and both lost during the build of the car.  Both broke molds which seemed to fit with the last car Enzo was alive for.  Plus the F40, Soundgarden, then a few years later Linkin Park, all came around at a very impressionable times for me.  The license plate "RENEGDS" is for the X Ambassadors' song "Renegades" which pulled it all together for me.  Thanks for noticing.
  10. vwdave92 added a post in a topic Fujimi Mercedes SLS AMG   

    super clean!  Nice build
  11. vwdave92 added a topic in Under Glass   

    Ferrari F40 Cannonball 2017 CBP
    Here are finished pictures of Tamiya's Ferrari F40.  I wasn't happy with the kit turbos so I swapped them out then built all the intake and exhaust plumbing.  The exhaust pipes are real stainless tubing bent with a torch and heat stained naturally.  The oil cooler and dif cooler were both plumbed and plug wires were added.  A full sheet of kevlar decal was added to the engine bay and interior along with BMF heat shielding.  
    Because the car will be "raced" cross country per the 2017 Cannonball Run CBP a few things were added to the interiors.  I opened the windows, added window cranks, kevlar, CB, stereo (original car had none), speakers, seat belts and a lap top made with a screen shot of my actual laptop.  
     







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  12. vwdave92 added a post in a topic CANNONBALL 2017   

    I couldn't wait.  Here's four shots of the finished F40.  I might use different shots in the "finished for voting" but I'm just too happy with how it turned out to wait.




  13. vwdave92 added a post in a topic CANNONBALL 2017   

    OK I'm done.  Here is a teaser picture.

  14. vwdave92 added a post in a topic '83 Chevrolet Citation X-11   

    I wish the kit was of the hatch back.  I had an 80 X-11 and my brother had an 81 X-11 V6 but they are both hatches.  Maybe I'll finish the conversion some day.
  15. vwdave92 added a post in a topic CANNONBALL 2017   

    thanks.  getting close