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1500 Mile Road Trip to Velocity AP

A while back I got in touch with Stuart of Velocity AP to discuss making my car a "little" more track focused. He had some good ideas and we basically settled on doing a street legal GT4/SP8 type conversion. The car is going to get aero, coilovers, roll bar, racing seats, harnesses, wheels, a few other odds and ends, and we're switching the brakes over to steels to cut down replacement cost. The car already has VAPs power pack installed.



All that was left was getting the car to Penticton, BC so the work could get started. Rather than ship the car I figured it would be fun to make a road trip out of it. I decided to take the scenic route, starting in California and going through Nevada, Idaho, Montana, and Washington before ending up in BC. Figured some of you may enjoy the photos from the trip.


Along Hwy 6 in Nevada
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Hwy 75 in central Idaho

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Another portion of Hwy 75 in Idaho

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On Hwy 20 in Washington

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We met up at Area 27 before dropping the car off at the shop. It's a really nice track with some of the best views you can ask for. Looking forward to driving it!

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Great! I really look forward to the upcoming content.
 
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awesome, I look forward to doing something just like this some day soon!

the road trip, not ripping my car to shreds
 
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Are you doing any weight reduction?
 
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Are you doing any weight reduction?

Other than replacing the stock seats with recaros no major weight reduction is planned for now...that might change in the future but I'm wanting to keep the interior pretty unchanged if possible so it's still a nice place to be on the street.
 
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Oh! How i would love to do a trip like that with my Vantage the roads look superb as is the scenery, looking forward to reading more about your car additions
 

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Lovely scenery!
Do you have videos of your car? Want to hear the full VAP power pack sound
 
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Do you have videos of your car? Want to hear the full VAP power pack sound

Sure do, it's in this thread:
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Currently still has the stock muffler but we're changing that for the build
 
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Sure do, it's in this thread:
https://www.6speedonline.com/forums/...ml#post4641017

Currently still has the stock muffler but we're changing that for the build
Take a video from inside like mine when you get the exhaust
https://www.6speedonline.com/forums/...st-yellow.html
 

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