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  1. LS3/TR6060 in a 240Z with the CX kit here, I went 3rd hole from the back. I agree with the "as far back as you can manage" strategy.
  2. http://www.lt1swap.com/2004gto.htm
  3. NC88

    Ssworx

    Just got one of the fronts tacked on. No english wheel needed, just forming them over my leg.
  4. NC88

    Ssworx

    I have a set going on a 240Z. The rears are tacked on and I'm working on the front now. They are plenty stout, and laser cut, so each set has the same shape. They do ship flat, but forming them is simple. The rear flares I left at full width and they line up well with my 315 tires. Up front I have 275's, so I used metal shears and took 1 1/4" off the top radius. They did mistakenly ship me 350Z flares the first time, so I have those collecting dust if you're interested in them.
  5. So far I am. I will have a better answer for you after this season as I haven’t launched this thing at the track yet. A couple notes on it: One of the diff mount holes was misaligned, I could only thread in 7 of the 8 cover bolts. They gave me $100 off, which I though was fair. A bit of grinding/welding for any custom part doesn’t bother me much as long as customer service works with you. Had to clearance the mount near the inner CV joints I’m running DSS axles, part #’s listed in earlier post Front mount updates Zcardepot rolled out a new front mount after I installed my kit, they offered me the updated one for $50 Large washers needed between front mounts and diff DIY or buy these: https://www.fordpartsgiant.com/parts/ford-insulator_f3sz-4b424-a.html
  6. NC88

    Rotisserie Measurements

    5-6" above the bumper mounts seems right. Build in adjustability though to dial it in. I didn't bother to chop and raise the engine stands and could achieve a pretty steep angle.
  7. I cut the tunnel open to get the trans up as high as possible, but it isn't required.
  8. Well it runs and drives! I was covered in media material after the first drive, but well worth it. Doing a 4 wheel alignment in the garage this week and plan to hit the drag strip Fri and maybe an autocross Sun
  9. Making progress, I was in CA for all of June, so that slowed me down a bit. The engine/trans/diff are in and mounted. I was able to mock the headers up with the engine in. I was only able to thread 7 out of 8 bracket-to-diff mounting bolts. Zcardepot said they had never seen this before, we settled on a $100 refund. Driveshaft and CV axles are on order from Driveshaft Shop, now it's on to wiring and getting fuel to this thing!
  10. I'm using the CX racing LS swap kit (comes with engine and trans mounts, headers, y pipe, and exhaust if you want, but I just got the y pipe), but havent test fit anything yet. Members Crapforum and jz 90 are using a TR6060 with the kit. http://forums.hybridz.org/topic/121732-cx-racing-kit-ly6-tr6060-build/page-3
  11. 8 Gallon. https://www.summitracing.com/parts/abt-171115
  12. They are through-floor, 1x3 tubing.
  13. Lots of parts going together. Floors and connectors are done, Sparco R100s mounted, front suspension has been mocked up and the wheels clear. Not sure my rear wheels will ever show, so I went ahead and ordered some 15x10 Aeros and Mickey Thompson 26x12x10's. Hopefully it will be off to get a roll cage soon.
  14. Dang, thanks for the response, and yes I cannot agree enough with your posts. It seems people may have better luck going through Summit/Jegs, but if the custom backspace isn't listed/offered, then you're back to working direct with WELD. I will not be ordering another WELD product. For others' reference, here's a snippet of Nelsonians WELD experience. "I called one last time to Weld Wheels to once again inquire about the weights and width availability of the GT-S series wheels and was told by the lady who answered in a slightly gruff demeanor that the sales rep Deanne would get back to me. No response once again, so that makes three calls in more than a months time with no call back or email. All I wanted to do was gather info and buy some forged wheels from them, but now they can kiss my A_ _. I will wait until I have another wheel manufacturers purchase in place then send Weld a polite email explaining how happy I am to have found out how their customer service or lack thereof really is before I shelled out my hard earned money to them as well as give full credit to their top notch sales rep Deanne."
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