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    Thanks for replying Don, Iím hoping for a simple...

    Thanks for replying Don, Iím hoping for a simple solution by re-working what I already have made. Iíll check my model for tire turning clearance and report back here.
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    I came across something important I overlooked in...

    I came across something important I overlooked in this front end. I set the C4 Corvette suspension at stock pick-up points and geometry. However I'm running later C5 vette wheels with high positive...
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    Thanks Chip, I hope you were at the lake for...

    Thanks Chip, I hope you were at the lake for vacation and not work.
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    I spoke to Joel this past week regarding windshield choice, his Miura uses a Corvette C4 glass and frame assembly. He doesn't...
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    Big thanks to Joel (C5GTO), Charley (76MX), aflo...

    Big thanks to Joel (C5GTO), Charley (76MX), aflo and JoseOSI for helping me out. I've been looking at windshields for the past week and they all have their drawbacks, either too wide too short or...
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    A big thanks to everyone taking the time to share...

    A big thanks to everyone taking the time to share their knowledge here, I greatly appreciate it.
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    I spent the later part of today googling windshields, the Lotus Elise glass has that...
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    Hi Charley, thanks for taking the time to reply....

    Hi Charley, thanks for taking the time to reply. I would like to assume my stateís DOT inspector knows what he/she is doing but thatís not always the case . Your knowledge far exceeds what many...
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    Working on the tube chassis layout with emphasis...

    Working on the tube chassis layout with emphasis on the jacking points, the engine /transm placement is pushing the rear jack pad location more towards the back. And getting the load path to go up...
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    Happy new Year to everyone here. I added the OEM...

    Happy new Year to everyone here. I added the OEM corvette steering rack mounting into the front cradle using the jig I put together (see earlier posts). Additional reinf will be added on the right...
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    Looking good Joel, to make the curved rear of the...

    Looking good Joel, to make the curved rear of the hood, do you plan to make an inner hood skin? Or a lightened inner skin to create an edge to wrap over the outer skin ? A wire edge could also work...
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    The first model was from a Porsche 997 file I...

    The first model was from a Porsche 997 file I downloaded from the SketchUp 3D warehouse, I then adjusted it for correct scale and removed the windshield and dropped it into my drawing. The 3D...
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    Here is the Corvette C4 (1984-1995) front...

    Here is the Corvette C4 (1984-1995) front suspension bolted up for a test fit. The upper mounting tabs will be beefed up with perpendicular bracing. Next is adding in the steering rack mounts from...
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    I picked up a used Porsche 997 Windshield to help...

    I picked up a used Porsche 997 Windshield to help lay out the chassis width at the front cowl area. I had the porsche glass on my short list of possible donors and came upon a craigslist ad for one...
  13. Thread: AB 6.0 build

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    I know I should've went for the V12 for the Benz,...

    I know I should've went for the V12 for the Benz, but I think the wiring - ECU - Squirt would've pushed me over the edge.
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    So I can have more time to read other build threads and notice...
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    The stock Corvette C4 gave up its center section...

    The stock Corvette C4 gave up its center section for the cause. I considered selling off this part but I chose to sacrifice it to save time fabricating the mounts from scratch. And I got to use my...
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    . . I posted a new Build Video here:...

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    Front Suspension Cradle, Will add the Steering Rack mounting points...
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    Thanks Chip, still learning new things in...

    Thanks Chip, still learning new things in SketchUp and watching a lot of tutorials helps.
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    Joel, its true how critical the windshield choice is and can be the difference between a good car and...
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    I've been re-working the chassis design, in...

    I've been re-working the chassis design, in particular the front suspension cross member. The new version flows better with the hood line and isn't as boxy as the first version. It also gave more...
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    Coming along great Joel !! , , Vinny

    Coming along great Joel !!
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    Hey Joel, I'm making the body in aluminum, the...

    Hey Joel, I'm making the body in aluminum, the tube chassis is steel with the cabin covered with riveted aluminum panels.
    -Vinny
  20. Thread: suspension

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    there was a website that has suspension...

    there was a website that has suspension measurements
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    Daleford said: " What is next? Nothing that will...

    Daleford said:
    " What is next? Nothing that will take 16 years!!! LOL "

    Ha !! so true , I'm 20 years in with my 512tr, where does the time go ?

    Seriously, you must have a "This is Next" car in...
  22. Thread: suspension

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    Hello jb1 , Charlie76MX, Joel and Blooze with...

    Hello jb1 , Charlie76MX, Joel and Blooze with others here are a great help with the knowledge they openly share. I read your question and thought I could add to the discussion. I have a 512 kit on a...
  23. Thread: 1948 Tucker

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    Check your PM's

    Check your PM's
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    Thanks Chip!

    Thanks Chip!
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    I modeled the Corvette C5 brake/clutch Pedal...

    I modeled the Corvette C5 brake/clutch Pedal assembly also, trying to stay busy here thru the winter.
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