I got my new steering wheel installed today. It wasn’t in time for yesterdays autocross, but at least it is ready for OctoberFast. I installed the NRG 320mm suede wheel using the NRG short hub and NRG quick release 3.0. The quick release is in preparation for the roll cage to make ingress/egress easier.

The Hardtop

While I was searching Craigslist for the usual stuff like random parts, I came across an ad for a used hardtop that was close to my vicinity. The price was right and it was in decent enough shape, so I snagged it. I really wasn’t digging the faded red color, but I also wasn’t terribly concerned in doing anything with it before the upcoming Autocross. However, I decided I’d paint it orange for a little bit of contrast on the …

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These posts are falling back now a few weeks as we’re spending more time trying to get this car to be ready for the GRM Challenge. With a Nov 1 registration deadline nearing, time is slipping away quickly. The interior cleaning and respray is done finally and most assembly is complete as well. More bits will get locked down as the rest of the build wraps up, but as far as we’re concerned, the interior is as clean as it’s …

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