List of short term items to be purchased/completed:
Exhaust fabrication (flanges) Fabricate exhaust and wrap with insulation tape. New Quiet Muffler and mounting Remote reservoir for brake master cylinder Install heat shield around master brake/clutch reservoirs. Evaporative Canister (maybe not) Paint Chassis Wood/Metal Dash Boost Gauge+ others (oil temp, coolant temp, voltage, etc.) Seats (17 inches wide maximum…) – Fabricate – Mount with Sliders Suspension springs (current spring have too high of spring rate–> weigh vehicle, perform calcs) Hood (aluminum) Seatbelt mounts Windsheild wipers– mount Remove excess harness wiring Clutch master hydraulic line New Serpentine belt for power steering, alternator, etc. Engine (vacuum hoses, fuel lines…) Mount fenders Rear Tail Lights (turn signals) Brake Lines Troubleshoot Engine Idle Instability Speedometer cable or assembly Paint body/nose/etc. Finalize bolting (suspension, seats, seat belts) Trunk Lid latches Get driving shoes Wiring in trunk Wiring in driveshaft tunnel Trunk plates (attach) Lock nuts for 16 control arm connections E-brake cable – tighten E-brake cable – mount at rear of chassis E-brake cable – crimp cable to e-brake arm Brackets for wiring at right side of engine bay Intake manifold mount modification to clear chassis Brake pedal reinforcement Grommets on brake lines through metal panels Mount coolant hose near steering shaft Steering rack mounting/securement improvement Upper rear upright bolt – new and install washer/spacers install washer and lock nut at lower rear control arm connection to upright. Clean headlight switch for consistent action. (- Ordered a new switch) New switch installed and working. Differential pressure brake switch for indicating brake failure. Fender washers installed where seats bolt to chassis pan. Front and rear bumpers.
- Reinforce Steering Rack Mount
- Modify Fuel Tank to Reduce Likelihood of Fuel Starvation (more baffles, fuel well at pickup, new tank…)
- limited slip differential
- lighter/newer/better rims and tires
- heater for interior
- brighter/led auxiliary lighting
- shift knob
- soft top
- underbody paneling for improved aero/downforce
- improved radiator (if required)
- Small intercooler for supercharger.
Long Term Goals:
Get structural certification papers (alignment check at shop) Get roadworthiness certification with VIN number Calculate cost of vehicle fabrication/ receipts