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Plumbing

Cool suit cooler all plumbed in. I used construction grade hot glue and PVC glue. No leaks! – Kris

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If you just joined us…

If you’re a beginner and you just found rallynotes.com, keep reading, your quest starts here. Building a rally car is something that is very rewarding, time consuming and expensive. My formula is: Take the cost of ANY car and add … Continue reading

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The hard work of putting it all back together.

The first thing on the agenda was to paint the cage. This is like building a paint booth – – inside your car. After mistakenly buying (and spraying) silver metallic, I went back to the store to pick up a … Continue reading

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The 2GN gets dropped off for its roll cage

There was some excitement this morning in the rallynotes.com garage. The 2GN was loaded up onto the tow dolly and brought down to Streetwise Motorsports for roll cage fabrication. We’re looking to get her back in July, but in the … Continue reading

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2GN Progress Report

The interior and extra weight is out. I need to get a couple extra grinding discs and wire wheels to get the drivers side door metal out and the extra thick seam sealer in the hard to reach spots. The … Continue reading

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Wiring Effort

Somewhere between a rats nest of wires doomed to start an electrical fire and military grade wiring found in attack helicopters, you will find what I’m doing with the wiring on the 2GN. Primarily for organization and keeping things neat, … Continue reading

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Rally cars and zip-ties

Zip-ties, duct tape, and bailing wire are the most common MacGyver items in a rally car. When a rally is in town, we usually have more spare zip-ties then the local Super Walmart. Zip-ties are a rally essential, but you … Continue reading

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The 2GN goes on a rally car diet.

2626 pounds is actually a good start for a compact sedan in the 21st century. Gone are the days of 1800lb Civics. Now cars are fat – 3100lb hatchback fat. Sat-nav, iPod, climate control, 50 airbags, ABS, side beams, crash … Continue reading

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