I wanted to upgrade my seats in my roadster to be safer, higher quality, reclining, and closer in style to the restomod style of my build. The challenges in choosing seats for the roadster are with the space constraints in the floor and the curve of the body on the rear cockpit. Many people get the FFR Street Performers or Kirkey seats as a safe play, but I wanted to step it up a little. I’ve seen a few owners...
Factory Five was having a 25% Off Sale this past week, so my wife bought me early Christmas presents: #16267 Stainless Steel 5.0 Coyote Headers with 4-into-4 collectors (reg $925, now $693.75) #11194 Aluminum Blank Dash (reg $110, now $82.50) so I can make a custom dash. Ordered on 11/23. Arrived 12/3 Now I can sell the BBK Ceramic Coated Shorty Headers I have. I'll see if anyone is interested in my powder coated dash panel as well.
I ordered Russ Thompson's Turn Signal System, which is based on an old VW system that has been around forever. After much debate I also decided to keep the traditional wood steering wheel, and get the steering wheel boss machines to accept the differing 6-hole bolt pattern of the Sparco wheel. That will give me the ability to swap out whichever steering wheel I feel like. So I shipped Russ the steering wheel boss and both steering wheels to have fitted....
I just got the aluminum pieces back from being powder-coated Silver metallic.