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    CORRECTION:Above I might have said 'two ball...

    CORRECTION:Above I might have said 'two ball joints'.

    It's ball joint and tie rod end.

    Those two parts are all you need to fabricate steering and suspension assemblies for a hot rod sportscar....
  2. Quick Sportscar Frame-Rectangular Kickup Frame or '99-2012 Ford Rolling Chassis

    These two are for somebody to get started quickly.

    First is a 'Bucket T' frame.You don't care about the bucket t you just want a straight square frame to start with.

    You can graft a stock car...
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    'spherical bearings are a much better option for...

    'spherical bearings are a much better option for a race car than ball joints from the auto parts store.'

    This is a project for the first time builder.Getting parts from the local parts store is a...
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    'did not have a-arms' You use the ball joints...

    'did not have a-arms'

    You use the ball joints to BUILD your a arms and control arms.

    A ball joint goes on each a arm to connect it to the spindle top and bottom.

    Each control arm gets a ball...
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    Ball Joints and Tie Rod Ends for Hot Rod Race Cars

    Use Chrysler A arm and tie rod ones.

    New Moog ones.

    I say 'Hot Rod Race Cars' for cars that hot rod guys build that can turn left and turn right too.Handling cars.

    Those two ball joints...
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    Getting on with this here.Here are some tidbits....

    Getting on with this here.Here are some tidbits.

    Coil springs mounted dead square vertically. Front and back suspension.Replaces cross leaf spring.

    4 tube chassis front to firewall.Cockpit 6...
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    Hobby Car

    Found our comfort zone.

    4 tube frame.

    Direct drive.

    Straight tube front axle w/cross leaf spring and 4 link 'radius rod's'.

    Regular rearend w/same suspension.
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    Hot Rod Sports Car

    Got it right this time.I hope.

    They were popular in the early fifty's.Seen a couple in old magazines.

    It was spinoff of fiberglass sports car fad.

    They were Track T looking things with more...
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    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-jgeQUq7jkKDIjDV...

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-jgeQUq7jkKDIjDVtQuXyqoHLv-1zPUlrz48KXuyhHp4nKIkSzn6DhOUvPycVRMHBV4e4Q7aLUqkft81gR9VWw6eJdPGI_1nJRfR8Pvck7GoFdCGQ6pcPPZIvWYTvGCvUZ3sfR150cuaKPpmQ1yeMW23wV2yYaRYOYB-hn...
  10. Good work! Looks like your building like the...

    Good work!

    Looks like your building like the early T roadsters.

    Keeping the car low to the ground.

    You're putting the passenger compartment up against the rear end suspension subframe.
    ...
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    Somewhere I made a post with 2 passenger race car...

    Somewhere I made a post with 2 passenger race car chassis.

    They have A arm front and rear suspensions.Big tires.

    Couple of them are first class construction.

    I forget what kind of racing...
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    Here is another example of body.Toyota Eagle. ...

    Here is another example of body.Toyota Eagle.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eagle_MkIII

    Budget one can be made with 1" square steel tubing and sheet metal.

    The cockpit should be sheet metal...
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    Here is link. ...

    Here is link.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IMSA_GT_Championship#GTP_Era

    IMSA GTP cars.

    Look at most of cars in first picture.

    Look at Toyota Eagle in article.
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    Budget Road Race/Street Sports Car

    Cleared up two things about building this.

    1 Body is a sheetmetal/fiberglass rectangular box.

    A box with a sloped down nose.A box with wheel well openings and cockpit opening.

    2 STOCK CAR...
  15. 'You can't post photos using the site software...

    'You can't post photos using the site software anymore... you have to use a photo hosting service like PhotoBucket, Imgur, or Flickr.'

    Getting a lot of different stories here.

    My answer in a...
  16. I think I see where the disconnect is here. ...

    I think I see where the disconnect is here.

    The forum says 'Mad Mechanics' 'Custom and Kit Car forum'.

    Put me solidly on the 'Custom' side.

    More like 'fabricator'.

    Had a tubbed Dart at...
  17. Making progress here. Our pick is A arm...

    Making progress here.

    Our pick is A arm (double wishbone) front suspension with 'lean over' coil overs.

    Ooly firm thing about body is open engine compartment.

    Guess the other firm thing...
  18. My mistake.I meant A arm racing suspension...

    My mistake.I meant A arm racing suspension parts.IMCA maybe.Beefed up Pinto/Mustang II

    and universal type.

    Forget the Track T body and frame.

    Sprint car/Modified better.Sheet metal down the...
  19. Thanks for the response. Looking into the...

    Thanks for the response.

    Looking into the sprint car universal front suspension parts.

    Upper and lower a arms spindles.

    Have to find out if they are plenty strong for a big block.

    If it...
  20. Road Race Car Kit Simple as a Bucket T Kit

    I am FIGURING OUT how to do this.

    Added that to keep me out of the clutches of the nitpickers and soreheads.

    So that new to kit car builders have finishable project.Or at least they can sell it...
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    How to Uplload Pictures

    I think I asked this before.

    When I click on Upload nothing happens.

    How do you upload a picture please?
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    San Diego guy. Build a Track T. If you want...

    San Diego guy.

    Build a Track T.

    If you want to start smaller build one of those kart/car racers.

    Don't waste time on the internet.

    Okay.You two.You win.You have Youtubes of your shipped...
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    'put a v8 in a miata' Our cars are race...

    'put a v8 in a miata'

    Our cars are race cars.Trailer cars.

    'So why don't you build it? Build what YOU like, that's what the rest of us are doing here!'

    What's up with that?

    I am helping...
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    'I've always liked the idea of a Kurtis Roadster'...

    'I've always liked the idea of a Kurtis Roadster'

    Guess I should rename the post.We're building a roadster period.

    The simplest way we can figure out so it will be an alternative to Model T...
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    Updated Kurtis 500 K Roadster

    If I was going to build a kit car today this would be my pick.

    Front engine with engine and radiator setback BEFORE the front axle.

    That is the definition of a roadster.If you want to avoid all...
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