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With the wiring complete and a few gallons of gas on board, Charles hopped into the Roadster while it was still on jack stands, and gave the ignition key a twist. The battery wasn't up to par, and with a quick battery swap from the other school car, the high-mileage donor 5.0 fired on the second try. Even with stock exhaust (which is quieter than the optional Factory Five 4-into-4 headers), the bark from the side pipes got the class jazzed, and we all erupted into cheers and applause. Now on to the home stretch.