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#3466

I really need one of these


#3467

Yes.

All of my yes.

I talked about my hard on for vipers in a post a bit up. :smiley:
I won’t get back into it tonight.


#3468

Heh. Vipers are fat overweight barges that are slower than a Corvette :smiley:


#3469

Only for racing seats, just like helmets there’s a point at which where they aren’t strong enough to do their job at 100% capacity.


#3470

Lots of stuff in sanctioned racing has time limits on use. Seatbelts, suits and now seats come to the top of my mind. Some can be re-certified. FIA, NHRA, AHRA, all the various off-road race sanctioning bodies, etc.


#3471

Maybe, but Vipers look way better.


#3472

Bad news with the Toyota pickup brought it to my mechanic to fix the pinion seal in the rear diff and discovered the pinion bearing is bad… So now it’s time to rebuild the rear end. RIP bank.

Otherwise he said its a good truck he looked over everything for me couldn’t find anything wrong.


#3473

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#3474

At least it’s not the bottom end of the block.


#3475

I’ll be pretty happy when I get ahold of this:


#3476

Is that actually happening?

Because jealous


#3477

That’s my dad in the right of the photo. As long as he doesn’t sell it, yes, it’ll happen.

The wife won’t be so happy, but whatever, she doesn’t have to ride in it :joy:


#3478

Lucky bastard.

What model year is it?


#3479

2004 IIRC


#3480

Ah, that’s pretty sweet.

Never even seen one in person, let alone been inside.

Looks about right. That red is wonderful.


#3481

There are some quirks, like being able to bash your head on the door if you lean forward to step out. You basically just swing your legs out and stand straight up.


#3482

My Miata has the same thing, but with the A pillar.


#3483

Yeah no shit I’d keel over I’ve only driven it 20 miles so far.


#3484

That’s a high price per mile. :smiley:


#3485

If you’re buying a good condition old car there’s always going to be a few little things here and there. I don’t think any less of your amazing deal with such a small problem. Probably won’t even cost you $100 to do it yourself.