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Old 04-03-13, 06:59 AM
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Threads like this remind me why I want to learn to fab parts. Looks great!
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Old 05-07-13, 07:27 PM
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Awesome write up! going to be huge help
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Old 05-13-13, 11:43 AM
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Awesome build. I'm doing something like this soon
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Old 05-13-13, 02:09 PM
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just picked up a shell and ive been thinking about doing an ls1 swap but also im stuck between a 2jz. life decisions so hard....
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Old 06-09-13, 03:30 PM
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Simply amazing work, and the vast majority was all you, incredible. I think thats probly the coolest fd out there. Awesome job sir.
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Old 07-01-13, 11:42 PM
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Kevin, UNREAL fabrication! I work in the metals industry and have been through many fab shops, machine shops, etc. and your work is absolutely AMAZING. I've gone through the pics a number of times and A) the fact that you had the ***** to do it yourself, and B) your work are just nuts! I wish I had your talent man, very impressive!

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Old 07-06-13, 07:59 PM
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very nice craftsmanship
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Old 07-21-13, 08:55 PM
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i love the sound deadening idea i think im gonna steal it lol fantastic build thread
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Old 07-22-13, 06:08 AM
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So Jealous...
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Old 08-21-13, 11:44 AM
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Originally Posted by TheGr1m View Post
Threads like this remind me why I want to learn to fab parts. Looks great!
agreed, would make life so much easier
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Old 08-21-13, 05:18 PM
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Wow Nice thread man.
I have had the pleasure of swapping a couple ls motors into fd's. Lots of fun!
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Old 08-27-13, 11:50 PM
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Wow. amazing build.
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Old 12-04-13, 12:29 PM
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Very nice car. I registered just to see pics in this build
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Old 12-17-13, 03:57 PM
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Old 03-18-14, 11:12 PM
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Awesome build, great fab skills. Wish I had the patience for stuff like that. Seems like a rewarding experience.
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Old 10-01-14, 11:37 AM
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Awesome build man! You've got really good TIG welding skills!
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Old 01-13-15, 10:10 AM
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I want to say I saw this build on a diff forum, very detailed and awesome work. Im glad i could just buy a subframe though or id never be swapping mine haha.
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The only thing I'd change is the cluch. To a qwatermiste 3 plate bolted to a flex plate it gets rid of a heap of weight and makes it rev just as fast as a rotor so cool.
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Old 04-01-17, 10:53 PM
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ls1 swap

Are you making it into a daily car or track car?
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Old 04-02-17, 07:24 AM
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engine swap

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Are you making it into a daily car or track car?
street car.I'll drive it from time to time on nice sunny day s
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Fd wiring

Read your build amazing car and build. I bought my 93fd 5 years ago. Mine has wiring issues probably in the chassis harness. I
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Cool build, gives me some ideas for my FD I'll hopefully own soon.
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Impressive....Nice work.
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