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I spoke to Tom Kirkham and my car should be ready next week! He sent a few pics just to tease me.









 

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Gorgeous! But why does it have a 427 style roll bar and not the forward braced 289 style?
 

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Bill, I made a few changes for, basically, my comfort. The forward bar intrudes on my shifting shoulder and is uncomfortable for cruises, so we went with the 427 bar. The gauge layout is designed for my best line of site. It has dropped footboxes, so will need some work on the exhaust. Tom feels that only sidepipes will fit, but I'm going to look hard before I go that way. Bottomline, a few changes to allow me to fit better and drive longer!
 

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Mark I didn't know that ffcars had this section in the forum... I'm glad I found it. Man this thing is just beautiful,,, what type of finish are you planning for the frame because it too is a work of art and should be treated with something better than powder coat.
 

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Yeah, I got a bit out of control and ordered a stainless steel frame. It will go naked!
 

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Just a matter of time now. Made the final payment (ouch) and pick up should happen next week. I should have a car in a week or so!
 

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Yeah...go ahead and try it!

I just spoke to David and it looks like Intercity is picking my car up today!
 

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Danner I like seeing a miata in a garage filled with kirkhams.
That Miata is likely Thomas K's as I believe he races in a spec series.



Mark congrats on the car you will love the way it drives. That coil spring chassis under a 289 body is a sweet way to go..
 

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Just found out that he will be here on Monday!
 

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Jerry just called. He is picking up a car in Richmond, VA early tomorrow and then heading up to me. My car should be here tomorrow afternoon!

Camera is fully charged and ready!
 

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Mark,

Way to go!! Looking forward to lots of pics of the beast. Are you painting or polishing?

Garry
 
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