Re: Kiwi scratchbuilt
You're right Ross, the Lowndes failure illustrates my point. A lighter joint may have broken BEFORE doing irreparable damage to the mounting points and brackets. This was the reason for the retirement if I remember.
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I did enjoy your description
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Unfortunately, eloquence bred from bitter experience [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif[/img]
Good luck at Sandown next month. I hope it hoses down, if that's what you want. Remember, in the wet you NEED to be in front, anywhere else you never know what you're about to run into hidden in the spray!! Sorts the men out from the boys though [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]
Richard, for a commercial street application everything needs to be over engineered to heck, to cope with idiots hitting kerbs etc. It sounds like you've got it pretty well sussed. Good luck with the venture.
Have now got all my body sections out of the molds, there will be no more significant progress on my car for a month or so whilst we make the body for Lim's car. If we didn't have to spend time eating and sleeping and going to work, wouldn't we all be able to get a heck of a lot more done...!!