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    why not flip the radiator upside down so that the...

    why not flip the radiator upside down so that the coolant tubes would face the ground. If so would the bottom tube be too low and can you reweld it so it would point to the side. Or will the hole...
  2. Thread: Glassing Foam

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    I personally have never used it. People...

    I personally have never used it. People generally use pink foam because it very ridgit can be machined and can be hard coated and be rad t make to from. I'm using the white foam cause its less...
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    Very interesting idea of using corvette...

    Very interesting idea of using corvette windshield frame/A pillars, it saves a lot of headache building that assembly plus you have the benefit of having wiper regulators already built in along with...
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    Oh man this thing would have drove me crazy. By...

    Oh man this thing would have drove me crazy. By now I would have ripped everything out and start laying 1 wire at a time definetaly huge cudos to you
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    Ask camaroman he is on this forum He used rear...

    Ask camaroman he is on this forum He used rear components from C5 on his chassis or are you trying to make rear suspension like this http://mychimaera.com/imgs/2011-07-30_rear_hub_welded_0x_75.jpg
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    maybe its me but that looks like locost 7, simple...

    maybe its me but that looks like locost 7, simple ladder frame with couple panels on top. Or are you going to transform the T-bucket into something custom. If that the case may as well start from 0...
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    if you are ok, send them to me and I can link...

    if you are ok, send them to me and I can link them from my site
  8. Thread: Glassing Foam

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    never tried latex paint but its claimed to work...

    never tried latex paint but its claimed to work perfectly, I personally use automotive (oil) type primers but I topcoat the foam first with plaster. Be careful on larger areas especially flat or ones...
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    I dont know your choice for engine and trans...

    I dont know your choice for engine and trans manual or automatic. However. How about LS4 and matching trans from the Impalas though I think they only came with automatics.
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    Look for places like plastic supplies or...

    Look for places like plastic supplies or automotive repair supply where houses even a hobby shops, depending on hardware shops some will carry some fiberglass materials as well. Regardless on the...
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    Glad you are getting closer to resolving issues...

    Glad you are getting closer to resolving issues with your breaks I would be interested to see if they "are" symmetrical. Something just does not jive. I know you have them on already but I would...
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    are those brackets symmetrical? is there a left...

    are those brackets symmetrical? is there a left and right side to them and can you switch from left to right and vice versa. What I'm thinking is that they are a bit off hence lower side is rubbing...
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    If you don't have the ECU for the engine yet I...

    If you don't have the ECU for the engine yet I would go with OBDII more options on it but that would mean new wiring harness. If you already have the ECU and don't care too much what info you can...
  14. Thread: Aldino Spider

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    I assume you changed pedals when you converted to...

    I assume you changed pedals when you converted to auto. Most probably is that the rod from brake pedal pushing on the booster is too long and booster is activating or other scenario is that its...
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    You sold me on it I'll take it, what...

    You sold me on it

    I'll take it, what dinominations would you like my Monopoly money
  16. free for download at...

    free for download at http://mychimaera.com/manuals/
    well not really, it will cost you your time to download it.
  17. Murci-me I had seen your video and was one of...

    Murci-me
    I had seen your video and was one of influences of thinking that I can make the lens my self. Yours is more flat thou my will need to be more of semi curved or convex depending which side...
  18. 88.5countach I'll have to make up a sketch of...

    88.5countach
    I'll have to make up a sketch of the contraption that I'm thinking of doing when I get home tonight and a picture of the headlight plug. At the moment all I can show you is a link to my...
  19. I had been watching tons of videos on youtube and...

    I had been watching tons of videos on youtube and all info that I can find about thermo forming. I need to make compound curvature lenses for my headlights and I was thinking of using polycarbonate...
  20. I have not seen a question of how one would be...

    I have not seen a question of how one would be driving the car and planning on putting that power to the wheels. If you gonna drive like my grandma or some of my neighbours for that instance on...
  21. did he finished his plans ? last thing a read...

    did he finished his plans ? last thing a read was that he was changing tube here and tube there then recalculating everything and figuring out different steering and suspension geometry.
  22. I had the listing updated

    I had the listing updated
  23. get 5hp19 they are normally found in the audi...

    get 5hp19 they are normally found in the audi anyway. With some mods they can be made to handle 900lb +
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    this is one gorgeous car, whish I had more room...

    this is one gorgeous car, whish I had more room in my garage. I would have loved to build something like this with custom tube chassis
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    First off thanks to both of you for the replies ...

    First off thanks to both of you for the replies

    Bart,
    I may have explained it incorrectly never the less I think you are referring to "crush" type inserts that are fastened with a tool then...
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