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      01-21-2013, 01:54 PM   #1
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Just bought my new toy for the track :)

For those of you that don't know, this is a Legends Car. WTF is that?.... Here are the basics:

weight: 1100 lbs.
hp: 180 hp
engine: 1250cc Motocycle engine
drivetrain: 5 speed sequential gearbox (just like a motorcycle)

Pretty much one of the most fun things I have ever driven (and I have a few different platforms under my belt).



Putting some work into it. I'll post more pix as it comes. Pulled the engine yesterday.

Picking it up from the seller in Kingman


Time to clean it up!


Getting there!


Oh, for those interested... here is a quick video from one of my races back in 2010 when I rented a car...

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      01-21-2013, 02:09 PM   #2
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Very nice! I've always loved those Legends cars. Always thought they'd be a fun/cheap track car to pick up. Post up more vids/pics as you clean it up! What kind of racing are you planning/wanting to do with it?
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      01-21-2013, 02:13 PM   #3
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Very nice! I've always loved those Legends cars. Always thought they'd be a fun/cheap track car to pick up. Post up more vids/pics as you clean it up! What kind of racing are you planning/wanting to do with it?
I will be racing here in NV in the silver state classic (road course like the video I added) and at the bullring (oval).

Also, if my 1er can handle it, I may get a small trailer for it and tow it to Socal and AZ for the NASA performance touring race class.

These cars are so awesome and relatively cheap to race. My brother has been in one for a few years now. He qualified 1st in the world finals. Here's one of his championship races (and amazing 10 laps on board). He is a phenomenal driver:


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      01-21-2013, 02:21 PM   #4
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Very nice to hear you're going to do road courses with it. Sadly I don't think you'll be able to tow it with the 135. The motor certainly has the power with no issues, but getting a tow hitch on there thats strong enough may be an issue. Hopefully i'm wrong thought
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1ers are rated at a half a ton in europe so id assume that also carries here.


little legends car looks like fun
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1ers are rated at a half a ton in europe so id assume that also carries here.


little legends car looks like fun
thanks for the info. I know the 1 will only take a class 1 hitch which has a capacity of up to 2,000 lbs gross trailer weight and 200 lbs tongue weight. So... I'm thinking I'll be set I towed my seadoo with my mazda and had zero issues. The legends car is just about 300 more lbs and the 1 has about twice the mazdas hp haha.. Call me crazy but it should work!



and i could use my track tire hauler again!! haha

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that looks like a lot of fun. power to weight is pretty good so it should be plenty fast. does your race schedule include any east coast events? I am jealous you guys out in west and south are out on the track already while we are shivering out here. NOT fair
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That looks like allot of fun! Post some videos when you get out there. funky looking thing though, but fun looking still.
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Definitely old school there, yes post pics or a vid of the track day
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      01-28-2013, 12:48 AM   #11
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Did some more work today. Tearing it down to build it back up!

BEFORE:


AFTER:
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Oh yeah baby...take it off...take it all off!!!

haha sorry couldn't resist!
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Oh yeah baby...take it off...take it all off!!!

haha sorry couldn't resist!
hahaha
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      02-13-2013, 01:07 AM   #15
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Just for a laugh... check out this crafty idea the previous own had! Holy moly....

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Wow such a great weld! haha

She's crafty!....beastie boys just popped into my head.
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If you think thats crafty you should check out the construction industry...thats basically a daily occurrence
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another thing to cross off the "to do" list
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nice job! now please tell me you didn't actually do the weld yourself! you are making a whole bunch of guys here feel totally inadequate
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nice job! now please tell me you didn't actually do the weld yourself! you are making a whole bunch of guys here feel totally inadequate
Speak for yourself there Kori if you're feeling inadequate...few things more impressive than a woman with a welder that knows how to use it!
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Speak for yourself there Kori if you're feeling inadequate...few things more impressive than a woman with a welder that knows how to use it!
I didn't say I wasn't impressed Chris! not sure how you got that impression. another possible way to put this is like a bunch of guys talking about who's got the biggest gun while the girl brings home and butchers the game. does that make better sense amigo?
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