Your top 5 upgrades for an outlaw build

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Martin Benade
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Re: Your top 5 upgrades for an outlaw build

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Electric tach.
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Re: Your top 5 upgrades for an outlaw build

#17 Post by Mark Erbesfield »

Martin Benade wrote: Wed Apr 10, 2024 10:11 pm Electric tach.
Could you elaborate on the electric tach? Do I have to replace my original tach or is this a mod?
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Re: Your top 5 upgrades for an outlaw build

#18 Post by Martin Benade »

Replace, usually via a rebuild and conversion of its innards by one of the two VDO rebuilders.
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Re: Your top 5 upgrades for an outlaw build

#19 Post by Mark Erbesfield »

Ok got it? Next question, who are the two VDO rebuilders 😉
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Re: Your top 5 upgrades for an outlaw build

#20 Post by Mike Wilson »

Two businesses that I know work on the VDO gauges are Palo Alto Speedometer and North Hollywood Speedometer. I know there are others but I am not familiar with them.

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Re: Your top 5 upgrades for an outlaw build

#21 Post by Mark Erbesfield »

Thank you Mike. I appreciate your answer. I will do more research.
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Re: Your top 5 upgrades for an outlaw build

#22 Post by Jacques Lefriant »

Hi
although i agree with Harlan here goes:
1. 4-Cam 587/3 engine(12v electrics)
2. Annular disc brakes with alloy calipers
3. 901 5spd LSD
4. 901 rear suspension Bilstein shocks
5. GT seats/alloy panels, plexiglass/rollbar/bumper or guard delete/alloy wheels/904 combo instrument/stop watches full rally package.
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Re: Your top 5 upgrades for an outlaw build

#23 Post by Ron Delmendo »

1. 1883 with
2. Full flow filter and external oil cooler
3. C disc brakes with
4. 15x6 Fuchs
5. Vic’s camber compensator and Whilhoit sway bar
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