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Old 07-26-2016, 04:45 PM
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With regard to cost, by the time I am done with this project, I could have probably bought a glass CSX car or an unpainted Kirkham with billet suspension but you need to keep in mind, the main reason I sold my Contemporary and bought the Hi-Tech was I wanted to have a replica as close to a CSX3xxx comp car as possible. I am not trying to stir the pot, but he Hi-Tech frame design is much closer to a 3000 series car than the current 4000 & 6000 glass cars. Also, a lot of the money that I have already spent on the car went towards buying some vintage parts that you will see as the build progresses:

- Original Enots Gas Cap
- Original Style Wire Harness built in England
- English built brass framed windshield
- Raydyot stamped side mirrors and Lucas 104 mirror from Bill Kemper
- All Lucas light lenses
- Smiths Gauges
- Correct 16" Moto Lita Wheel
- Ken Miles Comp Seat
- (2) Completely rebuilt and refinished SW240A's from GT40 in England
- Correct date coded and numbered Lucas Wiper Motor with correct PRS7 switch
- Original style tubular suspension
- 42 Gallon Comp Tank
- Original style seat tracks
- Painted aluminum body

The list goes on and on...

This is not to say that I wouldn't have done things differently if I knew then what I know now but that is water under the bridge and right now I am very happy with the progress that Craig has made on the car and I am very much looking forward to driving the beast someday.
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