Fabman's build; How did we get here?

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  1. Fabman

    Fabman Project: "Frankenstang"

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    Got to beat up an old stock car this weekend for nostalgia sake.

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    racer47 All I got left is fast

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    Details, how'd it feel, track size, did you push it, did it make you miss it, anybody else out there to play with???? I'm jealous.
     
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    Fabman Project: "Frankenstang"

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    It wasn't a regular race day so it was mostly just fun and games.
    The power steering burned up so turning this thing was a real bear.
    Had I let it get out of shape there would be no way to save it so I ran well under the limit, but was good enough to be fastest of the weekend.
    Yes, I miss it, but I'm not willing to start a new project at this time.
     
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    racer47 All I got left is fast

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    Congrats on fast time, that never gets old.

    Being back the track with my kid sure gives me the urge. I've even talked to a couple guys selling their late models.

    But I'm just not up for amount of effort required to be up front. And running mid pack with little chance of winning would drive me nuts. So I just let the kid play and live somewhat vicariously thru a crappy 4cyl. BTW his summer ended up with 2 heat wins, 1 feature win and 6th in points. That includes missing 3 races due to a late season start. Not bad for his first w2w racing.

    But I'd still like to hot lap a super late, both for the thrill and to see just how far off the pace I am.
     
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