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The replacement for my 03 coupe.
Monday, October 19, 2020 6:48 PM
It's been a bit over 2 years since I bought this thing, but I am finally starting to assemble it.

2 years ago, fresh from DF.


Getting a few ideas.


Mocking up the Saab F40.



At a fab shop getting the PVC turned into steel.


The F40 fits now.


2 Mishimoto Kawasaki KFX 700 radiators are going to be used for heat exchangers.


Back home and painted with Steel-it. Strat81 dropped by to help.



How it is currently.



Cheap set of wheels/tire to move it around on and currently figuring out a 2 piece rotor setup for the Cobalt SS/TC front Brembos.


What is it? It is a DF Goblin(chassis #88, if anyone cares). It uses a Cobalt as a donor. My build plans are:
My built L61 with the TVS and possible nitrous with MS3 Pro to control it all.
Saab F40 6-speed manual transmission. CBM is currently looking at making a custom flywheel for me.
Full Radium Engineering fuel system. FCST is sitting on the shelf and a custom fuel tank is getting made soon.
Brembos and 2 piece rotors on all 4 corners. Wilwood pedal box. Manual brakes/steering.
Tons of carbon fiber.

In the end it should be ~1,700lbs(without me in it) and 400+whp(without nitrous). I didn't buy a Cobalt donor car because I am not using the main parts from a Cobalt. I do regret that decision a bit.




"Project 69'"
1969 Chevrolet C/10, 1/2 ton, 2wd
-Boosted LS1?
-Richmond ROD 6-speed(will get sometime)
-Posi 12-bolt(built w/eaton posi unit and richmond 3.73 gears)
-Disc brake and 5 lug swap
+little extras

Re: The replacement for my 03 coupe.
Thursday, October 22, 2020 3:23 PM
Very cool little land rocket you have there.
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