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Re: Sid's Vega project.

Postby Monza Harry » Sat Oct 22, 2016 10:08 pm

Sid that is lookin' pretty good now! I especially LOVE those transparent Brakes! :lol: Harry
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Re: Sid's Vega project.

Postby waybad » Sun Oct 23, 2016 9:02 pm

avewhtboy wrote:To use a coined phrase "looks bitchin" love the stance and the wheels so give us more details. Four link rear or? and what about the front suspension?

What size tires and wheels etc spill the beans on what you are doing !!!

And thanks for posting



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Re: Sid's Vega project.

Postby Sid » Mon Oct 24, 2016 11:41 am

OK...here's some info.

The front upper control arms are SPC double adjustable Mustang II, The lowers are Ridetech Strong arms. The spindles are Wilwood Pros with a 2 inch drop. The rear is going to be a 3-link with a watts link and coil overs all around.

6 piston Wilwood radial mounts up front with 4 piston in the rear.

Front wheels are 18 X 8... Rears are 18 X 11 mounted to a Ford 9 inch with 390 gears, a posi, and Strange axles.

Thanks for showing interest in my LittleGreenVega.

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Re: Sid's Vega project.

Postby avewhtboy » Mon Oct 24, 2016 4:15 pm

Sounds like a good plan Sid, I don't know if you've seen my Pontiac Astre thread I have a pro touring project I am working on with similar goals.

Keep us updated with progress reports and pics when you can. Mostly drag racers here but theres growing number of us trying to make it turn left and right too
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Re: Sid's Vega project.

Postby Sid » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:07 pm

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I'm going for this look on the rear.
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Re: Sid's Vega project.

Postby Sid » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:20 pm

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9 inch being welded up.

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Strange axles.

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Griggs watts link.

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Wilwood 6 piston calipers, rotors and 2 inch drop spindles.
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Re: Sid's Vega project.

Postby Sid » Sun Dec 11, 2016 10:25 pm

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And mock up has started. It's nice seeing things going together.
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Re: Sid's Vega project.

Postby 6D9 » Sun Dec 11, 2016 11:02 pm

Looks killer! You staying sbc or going LS?
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Re: Sid's Vega project.

Postby 1100kaw2 » Mon Dec 12, 2016 10:24 am

Looking B A. Please say LS. Please please please. :th:
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Re: Sid's Vega project.

Postby Sid » Mon Dec 12, 2016 12:52 pm

LS...But to be specific...

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This LS.
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Re: Sid's Vega project.

Postby 6D9 » Mon Dec 12, 2016 1:44 pm

Nice!!! That a real nice motor. I few buddies are running it. They love it.

Wish you were closer!! Wouldn't mind grabbing those Hooker longtubes from the sbc.
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Re: Sid's Vega project.

Postby Monza Harry » Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:11 am

You have some nice looking stuff there Sid! Which spindles are those in that shot of all that "Beautiful Man Bling"? Can you post up a link Please? Pretty Envious of all that beauty many will be! [Starting with ME! :mrgreen: ] Harry
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Re: Sid's Vega project.

Postby Sid » Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:37 am

The spindles are the Wilwood pro 2 inch drop spindles and uses the radial mounted 6 piston Wilwood calipers.

http://www.wilwood.com/Spindles/Spindle ... o=830-9807
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Re: Sid's Vega project.

Postby Monza Harry » Wed Dec 14, 2016 5:06 am

Thank You Sid, Mustang II I see. That won't work for me but I enjoy looking at the parts and your "baby" Thanx Again Harry :th:
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Re: Sid's Vega project.

Postby RedFiveKBS » Wed Dec 14, 2016 1:53 pm

I'm planning one of those Connect and Cruise combos for my project. Leaning on the 480hp version with the 6 spd auto.

Don't forget you need to buy the controller and stuff too. Accessory drive will probably need to be rearranged/swapped to have the power steering and alternator on top.

Looking awesome!
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