My Maverick at SEMA and Optima Invitational

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  1. GrabberGT

    GrabberGT Chris

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    And here is the carnage.

    This is about 3" long.

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    The piston and head tried their best to chew it up

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    ... until something had to give. There is crack in the cylinder wall. I cant keep the water out long enough to snap a picture.

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    So now we start saving up for that new motor. I've got my eyes on a small 363 from Shafiroff. [​IMG]
     
  2. wardf

    wardf Ward Frahler

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    sorry to hear about this. One thing it did do was clean the heck out of that combustion chamber.:) Chris good luck in your pursuit of getting better. Congrats on the whole adventure.
     
  3. Lzoesch

    Lzoesch Levi Zoesch

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    will u please post close ups of your front and rear wheel wells. I want to see how you did the lip trim.

    please :cry::cry:
     
  4. kboldin

    kboldin Alain De Cadenet Has My Job!

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    I don’t know whose taking pictures of your car but there coming out really well. Your car loves the camera, extremely photogenic, crisp, clear and great angles. I’ve enjoyed this entire thread, up to the time it turned into an engine build thread (sorry to see that). I look forward to seeing what you do, if its anything like the rest of this thread, I think we are all in for a treat.
     
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    GrabberGT Chris

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    here some pics I took long ago

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    wardf Ward Frahler

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    I know they don't work for what you are doing now but I kinda miss those Hopsters. And has anyone else ever noticed that the rear wheels sit forward in the wheelwell? Not just Chris' car but everyone that I have owned.
     
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    Hey Chris sorry to here about your luck with the motor. It was nice to meet you and your Dad at SEMA. I wish I could of made it out to Pahrump to see the event.

    On your motor take a look at Keith Craft Racing Engines much more of a Ford guy then Shafiroff will ever pretend to be. In any event good luck with it and stay in touch.
     
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    GrabberGT Chris

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    Likewise... Good luck with your project. Im sure we'll see plenty of it in the coming year. Let me know if there is anything I can help with.

    I'll have to give Keith Craft another look. I have them on my list of potential builders and they are much closer to me than Shafiroff. For now thow, I may just be rebuilding what I have with a new block. Im not supposed to be spending money on the car this year but have too much in it now to just let it sit. :rolleyes:
     
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    h2o Mad Mav Man

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    I loved the look on your car with those wheels so much! And with the stripeless hood it looked so clean:)

    Now the look is so different, more like a mean protouring-racecar, I guess function before looks right? I still like it a lot, in fact it is one of my top five mavs on the site!
    Congrats on the success, you sure are putting the name of the Maverick high!!:clap:
     
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    GrabberGT Chris

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    Cool video showing all most of the cars in the event.

    [nomedia="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfWH-om1vPE"]ousci cars leaving sema2013 - YouTube[/nomedia]



    The USA today video interview with myself and Dad aka MaverickOutlaw.

    http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/video/money/cars
     
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    kboldin Alain De Cadenet Has My Job!

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    Cool video’s, I thought the interview went really well, “representing” our marque proud!
     
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    GrabberGT Chris

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    The Optima Ultimate Street Car Invitiational will aire on MavTV this Saturday 2/22. 5PM & 8PM ET.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-rgeiE4MNk

    If you pause it during the opening when its showing the field of cars, You can just pick me out in the 3rd row 4th from the right. I dont know how much covereage if any there is of my car but if there is I hope its not embarassing.
     
  13. Dave B

    Dave B I like Mavericks!

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    Any embarrassment aside, you did what only some of us could only dream of doing. :thumbs2:
     
  14. Bryant

    Bryant forgot more than learned

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    i dont get mavtv on my tv provider. this sucks! ill have to see if i can find it on the net once it airs. i really want to see this.
     
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    When you said "mavtv" i thought it was a channel on youtube that you had created, never guessed it is a real tv channel! Weird coincidence:scratchchin:
     

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