Recent content by Fred W B

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    Modern-day Miura

    Welcome from me also, fantastic project. Will read with interest. Agree with your comments about following a proven shape. Regards
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    CANAMSA - SA stratch build

    Finally a mention of some progress. Eventually I can unscrew the 99 percent finished tacked up space frame from the build table and weigh it. Very roughly (on bathroom scales) it weighs 110 kg / 243 lbs. without the roll bar and 123 kg / 271 lbs. with. That includes all mounting brackets for...
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    Front spring rating help needed.

    ""preload my 220lbs spring for 2", will that make it a 440 or a 660lbs."". Preloading the spring will not change the spring rate, only the ride height. if you want a different spring rate you need to get different springs. Regards Fred
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    CANAMSA - SA stratch build

    Hi Peter Thanks for your post, and the kind compliments. Your car looks fabulous, the stance in the picture looks spot on. I have been making progress on my project, the space frame is almost ready for final welding, roll bar is made and I have solved lots of problems like mounting the pedal...
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    CANAMSA - SA stratch build

    Hi Guys I'm still here, and back working on the project. Making good progress on the chassis, must put some pics up soon. All the wishbones are made, the drive shafts are made, and soon I will need to get the fuel tanks made. Regards Fred W B
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    Ford vs. Ferrari--New Official Trailer

    Living in Port Elizabeth where Hi-Tech are based and knowing Jimmy Price I was lucky enough to be invited to the local premier showing with some of the staff from Hi-Tech and key suppliers last night. Thoroughly enjoyed the movie. Cheers Fred W B
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    Silverstone Classic 2018

    Hi Mike Thanks for your response, I will definitely look out for the Piper stand. Regards Fred
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    Silverstone Classic 2018

    HI All I been able to plan a trip to the UK to include attending the Silverstone Classic this year. Plan is do Practice day on Friday 20th July 20th (without wife), Race day Saturday 21st (with wife). Any tips that would enable us to make the most of our visit?. Cheers Fred W...
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    Calling Old Members

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    Calling Old Members

    Hi Ian, missed this post the first time, I'm still reading here. Been somewhat distracted from my project as amongst other things I've been doing some kart racing and a couple of races in a friends modified BMW . Also bought an older already built Birkin 7 with a RX7 12A Mazda rotary engine...
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    "Vigilante 6.0 Vengeance" project

    Hi Jackal Glad to hear you are taking advice. Does your mate know anything about the design of suspension geometry? If the upper inner A arm mounts (on the chassis) are at the same height or higher than the upper outer mounts (on the upright) which is what it looks like in this picture the...
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    "Vigilante 6.0 Vengeance" project

    Hi jackal Unless there are still some links missing those rear suspension arms makes no sense to me at all, no triangulation at the bottom, and what restrains the top of the rear upright in the fore and aft plane? Cheers Fred W B
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