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About bansheemantb

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    Sand Cars Unlimited 4 seat under construction

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  1. Working on getting my car ready for the motor, doing all the hard plumbing, drilling all of my bolts for safety wire and what not.
  2. Yeah seeing as how I’m a trained NDT tech and machinist for a large aerospace company I can use the equipment when not in use. During our slow months, usually very end of the year and the first three weeks of the year our X-ray is at a stand still as is it every night from 11pm to 5am. Come see me in glamis next season and I’ll show you the 3” binder full of X-ray films and metallurgy test on each batch of chromoly used in the rebuild process on my car.
  3. They knew up front and I told them to quote accordingly. Not my fault if they under bid the job and the quality of work was substandard. I would do the same to any new car I purchase in the future even if it’s from a reputable builder. Nothing like having a binder full of x-ray films to show a potential buyer that everything was held to a high standard.
  4. Aerospace stuff done to my personal car is a full x-ray of every weld to check for cracks and subsurface porosity. Additionally I have done a steam clean, penetrant and black lighted every inch of the car. I held my fabricators to less than 2% subsurface defects, many of the joints had to have a dig and tig done to correct it. There are a lot of techniques in the aerospace industry that can be applied to a “race car”
  5. Best lights in the industry by far. It’s all I’ll ever run. Between the 6 lights from them on my car and doing 11 xl80s on the front of my truck I’d say I’m a huge fan.
  6. Depends on how much you’re willing to spend on heads and intake what would be best. Mast Motorsports makes great heads, AFR or look into the PRC from Texas speed. Intake, a stock ls6 or Dorman intake are great. No reason to spend a ton on intake if you’re not going to flow enough to make a huge difference.
  7. I’ve always worn cowboy boots. Never had an issue with sand in them since it doesn’t matter how hot or cold it is, I’m in jeans.
  8. A picture of before and it’s current state. Had a Northstar/2D and it’s going to an Alper 454/S4. Been a 3 year project but a lot has changed.
  9. Talk to Alper. I’d personally go with a Texas speed cam.
  10. Sent you a text this morning to see if you have the springs I need.
  11. Helping a friend sell their car, they got out of the sand scene and went to Jeeps. Great little car with an 1835 and dual 44 Webber’s. Fox 2.0 coilover in the rear. Motor and carbs were just freshened up and has brand new sand tires. Has not made a trip out since getting everything done. $4000 I have pictures they are just in a pdf so I will have to upload when I get home Contact me on here or shoot me a text (858)229-4721
  12. It’s all based on personal preference. I’m running my wide cornering lights as amber. Realistically in the dunes there’s not much dust so it won’t matter

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