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Eric Perrine built a completely new brake system eliminating the ABS system. This was a tough task trying to make everything safe from rocks and still travel 14'' with the suspension.
Eric and Ryan Stayed late on Saturday night and got the car to fire up on its own for the first time. We had the computer reflashed by B&G Chrysler on the east coast and they gave us a remap getting rid of all the JK bells and whistles.
Justin and Frankie started the tin work. Making aluminum panels that closely followed the tubing for a perfect fit. In the end we have a rear fire wall to protect us from a gas splash and a one piece aluminum roof.
Kurt Farrar and Ryan installed the PSC hydraulic assist steering. Kurt carefully mounted the components while Ryan laid out the hose routing.
The shock mounting has been an all hands on deck with input from everyone in the department. It's tough to stay in the parameters of the rules and build a fast race car. Ben and Ryan laid tubing and built shock mounts in the front while Frankie and Justin ran into earlier stumbling blocks and scrapped one design and went for the full do over in a different location. In the end they kicked it's a$$