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barefootcyborg5000
barefootcyborg5000 UltimaDork
4/5/24 3:25 p.m.

You're my hero

Cooper_Tired
Cooper_Tired Dork
4/5/24 3:25 p.m.

You are a legend for getting that thing together under budget. Glad to have been a (very small) part of it! Also glad we can finally talk about it! 

chandler
chandler MegaDork
4/5/24 3:25 p.m.

Awesome!

Keith Tanner
Keith Tanner GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
4/5/24 3:40 p.m.

Surprise Biturbo is the best Biturbo.

Kendall Frederick
Kendall Frederick GRM+ Memberand Reader
4/5/24 4:16 p.m.

This is awesome!  Did you get it running enough to drive around?

wae
wae UltimaDork
4/5/24 4:23 p.m.

I haven't driven it much.  Just some doughnuts in the shop parking lot. 

John Welsh
John Welsh Mod Squad
4/5/24 4:33 p.m.
barefootcyborg5000 said:

You're my hero

The Wind Beneath My Wings!  

I was wondering if it really is a Maserati running gear.  I'll admit I expected a van engine swapped in but the real engine makes it that much more legendary!  

John Welsh
John Welsh Mod Squad
4/5/24 4:34 p.m.
wae said:

I haven't driven it much.  

You're not the first BiTurbo owner the utter these words.devil

84FSP
84FSP PowerDork
4/5/24 4:35 p.m.

Awesome work sir - apologies that we couldn't be more help on the epic journey.  Can't wait to see videos of it being driven in anger.

johndej
johndej UltraDork
4/5/24 4:46 p.m.

Damn, roll home from work, take care of some chores, turn around, and there's an entire biturbo thread! Good luck and thanks for adding to an already good Friday!

Pete. (l33t FS)
Pete. (l33t FS) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
4/5/24 6:26 p.m.

Legendary.

CrustyRedXpress
CrustyRedXpress GRM+ Memberand Dork
4/5/24 6:44 p.m.

codrus (Forum Supporter)
codrus (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
4/5/24 7:14 p.m.
wae said:

For $143.60, Lenny from AutoItalia sent me the rebuild kits for the clutch and brake master cylinders as well as a new hose for the clutch.

I recognize that name!  I've raced against their biturbo in SFR SCCA ITE (a local "run whatcha brung" class).

So I guess option 5 is to cage it and go road racing! :)

 

RandolphCarter
RandolphCarter Reader
4/5/24 7:51 p.m.

Holy E36 M3.

 

This is awesome.

 

Good luck, sir, and godspeed!

maschinenbau
maschinenbau GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
4/5/24 9:35 p.m.

Wow this is happening! Wish I was there!

AngryCorvair (Forum Supporter)
AngryCorvair (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
4/5/24 10:52 p.m.

Hey wae, The hatch is still open on your Mercedes

wae
wae UltimaDork
4/5/24 11:04 p.m.

In reply to AngryCorvair (Forum Supporter) :

Thanks!  I'm still out here, but that's a good reminder I need to close it up!

nlevine
nlevine GRM+ Memberand HalfDork
4/5/24 11:57 p.m.
Cooper_Tired said:

You are a legend for getting that thing together under budget. 

If any car does, I'd think that a Biturbo deserves a budget exemption.

wae
wae UltimaDork
4/6/24 8:17 a.m.

Unloaded at the track and passed tech!

The brake/clutch fluid reservoir was low enough that the light on the dash came on.  It was leaking from the line to the clutch master cylinder, so we put a clamp on it and topped off the fluid.  Now we see how it goes.

vwcorvette (Forum Supporter)
vwcorvette (Forum Supporter) GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
4/6/24 9:04 a.m.

heart

tech inspection complete

maschinenbau
maschinenbau GRM+ Memberand PowerDork
4/6/24 9:15 a.m.

Guy can't even post in his own thread, hope he can stay in his own drag lane!

wae
wae UltimaDork
4/6/24 10:00 a.m.

Three autocross runs completed!

rozap
rozap New Reader
4/6/24 10:58 a.m.

This thread rules. We need a video of this beast.

Pete. (l33t FS)
Pete. (l33t FS) GRM+ Memberand MegaDork
4/6/24 11:43 a.m.
wae said:

Three autocross runs completed!

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