Where slightly curbed wheels end up @ Meticulous Fabrications
Coming off the flatbed
The date is 10-22
dropping it off at Meticulous Fab
something wasn't right
Its coming out
Hmm 1 good piston out of 8
looking for the motor
still not there
yep didn't find it
the transmission is there
oops rearend is gone too
looking like its getting stripped
NO drivetrain left
missing there too
trans shipping out
trans is back with full RennTech upgrades.. hopefully it will hold th power
gas tank.. DON'T USE CPR
Western Differential 9" ford rearend upgrades with aluminum 3rd member and ARB air locker assembly
should hold the power
oo its in
that looks pretty serious
battery relocated with custom track cutoff switch
also air cylinder from the fire suppression system mounted
theres a good spot for a optima
pretty slick mounting
what could be in there..
wow holy hugeness
8 Pistons of stopping power will be needed
now THATS an upgrade.. and the 8 is lighter than stock
will fill up the chromed factory 20's nicely
Ooo its on
HHP/BES motor combo
Its home now
time to put them together
deep dish? maybe some boost?
looks custom to me
426 Full boost ready BES/HHP stroker
stock to Kooks
that motor could have fit..
Now its serious
100% fully custom for this build
BES custom 7.0 hemi supercharger manifold
Bet yours doesn't look like that
Vortech YSI- 22psi track power and 12 psi street
its even bigger than it looks
hacked up ASM bracket and some paper
Traced using AutoCad. Now that is a custom mount. Disregard the X-mas card
A completed Auto Cad drawing. Thak god the X-mas card was taken down!!
getting cut in BJB's shop
Less than 2 hours after the hacked mockup was cutout
Corian mockup brackets anyone?
all cut out
in under 2 hours full custom prototype brackets
I see part of it
Thats one hell of a bracket
Underside of the manifold
Notice the Nitrous nozzles
Fully hardlined underside.
Direct port Nitrous/Fuel Jets
Hardly even noticeable
Fire suppresion system mockup
Nitrous bottle custom brackets made exactly like the other brackets
Dave is one hell of a polisher
is that the same bottle?
2 carbon fiber bottle with remote openers and bottler headers...
Ours are black
Brand new from NOS. Controls EVERYTHING in the nitrous setup
Your as safe as being in the womb with this thing buckled!
This thing is out of here!
Formed piece of Aluminum
This is where the added switches will be installed
OMG It fits!!
They even feel sticky ;)
Fire suppression nozzles, (2) visible, (1) pointing at the nitrous lines
Fire Suppression Pull Cable at drivers right knee. It looks like it was made to go there!
MC squared divide by 3.14 rounded... F%$# it. I will mark it here!
I should have rounded!
Does that look over bent to you?
Not so main hoop
Look at our new shingle.
Blacked out the windows alittle more... cage? i don't see no cage in there
Those fill up the 20's nicely
removable drivers door bar. track use only
More bars. Out of the way enough to make it easy to use back seat
Dual Carbon fiber will be on each kick down
I can just picture the wife and kids in this photo...
I hope the lift gate will shut?
Oh yea, no problem
Getting ready to put a polish on the beast
Fuel filter (1 of 2) and custom brackets
Wow, do these look ugly?
Battery tray powder coated gloss black
Removing the casting marks
Sandblasting the rest of the uglyness off
Dave is holding it like a prize pike for gosh sake!
New wheel bearings reguired
Looks good... But they are supposed to be silver!!!!
That looks more like silver...
Time for the oven
Finished product in the cool down stage
Bryan welds it...
And I grind it all off!!
Oil pan with Supercharger oil return fitting
Off to the powder coater
Just ask for Mark!!
Final Supercharger brackets machined out of T6061, 1/2" aluminum plate
That is the new MatFab washer reservoir. Powder coated black.
Fuel regulator and pressure gauge
MatFab custom cold air intake. Hydrolock should not be a concern here ;)
87 lb / hr injector
Custom Fuel Tank
2 holes left to cut
Location of fuel fill connection
Pump and filter mounting locations
Tank baffle in background
Nut plate before being riveted inside the tank
Pump and filter mounted in tank
The stock fuel sending unit mounted inside new tank
New tank back to MatFab's shop!!
what the fuel pump / filter and pick-up assembly look like outside the tank
Needed the roll over safety valve
There it is.
wire frame model of the launcher holder. It will replace the factory cup holder
Roll over fill valve
No more cup holder
Eddie at work...
Eddie at play... Or did I get these mixed up?
Fuel tank vent canister
getting tach signals
First time on the road in almost 7 months
Our Tuner "Wilson"
Just for Eddie!!
Eddie and MatFab
MatFab and Builder Bill
The wheels are turning again!!
No better place to try a launch then in the dealers parking lot!
This is what happens when you don't have anything to write with...
Twist and shake!!
Whoops. What happened to the O ring rout??? Redo it!!
Spacer for 90mm
3 vacuum ports
spacer for stock throttle body
Our first Dyno fire... Nice job Wilson!!