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Old 02-19-2016, 04:02 AM
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A lot nice work being done.
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what we had was a 1st gen front subframe, with a tube chassis on back. body sits over the top. quickchange rear end with coil overs out back.

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the car was sitting untouched for more than 5 years. i decided with a few more years of experience under my belt that I could do a better job building the car i really wanted, and make it something that would handle better. the chassis i first built was "ok" and would work. but it wasn't that nice, and was obviously put together as a compromise and without a plan from the beginning. time for a new plan.

i started working on it in november. bought a clapped out 84 corvette for parts and started in a new direction. this is what we have now.
a full tube chassis with corvette front and rear IRS suspension. setting up for coil overs on all 4 corners.









i'm almost done with the coil over mounts, then i can get to setting an engine in it.
Nice!!! Looks like you have made some huge improvements.
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rebuilt the front suspension with new bushings and whatnot, test fit a coil over to make sure everything is in the right place.
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Looks awesome. You are doing some nice work.
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Looking good!! You did a lot of work. Nice!
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Looking great. You get her running?
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i wish, nowhere near running yet... lol. just fit engine in for mock up and mounts and stuff.
it's still just a bare frame with a body sitting on it, no floors in it or anything.
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looks good thus far!
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still plugging along... chassis is nearly finished, need to mount the fuel cell, tear everything down, and add a few more bars before chassis paint.



meantime, this week was brake upgrade. c5 rotors with Outlaw (Wilwood Superlite) brake calipers and some caliper adapters i made...
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