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Ok, after two weeks of organization and initial assesment of the car, I have decided to build a car. 6 years ago I walked away from the 'scene' trying to save a marriage and family, but low and behold, I lost both. I sold the car to get married and solidify my family, didn't work out as planned. I was left with a foreclosure, divorce, and minus a few cars, but was also left with the best thing to ever come into my life, my son, Zachary. I am now divorced, have a great job, and 'full custody' of my son. After sorting my life out I have decided to build again and race. Not just PRA, but nostalgia events. I have missed all the great people in this industry and look forward to more good times. Not sure if many remember me, but if you don't, heres a quick breakdown.
I bought Doug Wagners old S/S #1 car, stripped it down and rebuilt it for turbo, with the help of Marty Staggs, Kevin at KCR, Anton "white russian" Belichev, and others, we created a great car. Won Super Comp my rookie year, and had a blast doing so. I started the next year, but personal issues conflicted with racing, so I hung it up and sold the car to Shawn of the Silver Bugget crew. So, here is the build of my car, I figure 1 1/2 years to get down the strip, but things are going faster than I expected, so who knows.
 

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I told you before, but it bears repeating ..Glad to see you back on track both with your life and you car. Spend time with Zach, they grow so damn fast. treasure your time with your friends and family. Enjoy you hobby.life was meant to be enjoyed, not endured.. I hope you enjoy being back . keep us up to date on the build.
 

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Good to see you working on making it back to the track! Btw how old is Zack now? I'm sure soo he's gonna help you out working on the car
 

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Anton, Zack is 9 now, made allstars every month in school, doing real well. TurboBob, thanks, I'm glad things are good your you, I read what happened, I cant wait to make more shows and see all my old friends. My dad Richard, is excited as well, plans keep changing on what Im going to do, run, class wise. I want my S/C trophy back..... watch out Steve, Allen, Mike, lol
 

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Word of advice: put the seat bar in DEAD LAST! It will make climbing around in there to do the cage so much more difficult, IMO...
 

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The pan had some unwanted holes, Im guessin from some seat belts, they were annoying, but not being a fabricator I had to do what I could. Chased a plate through the tunnel attached to a hanger, both sides turned out great, cant even tell.
 

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ok, got a delivery from the brown truck :headbang: :headbang: :headbang:

also welded the main hoop, cage sides, dash bar, and head bar in tonight. Very happy with the results. Should be caged up by next week, and rolling in two weeks after, with RLR brakes M/t meats and runners. this is all happpening so fast.
 

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