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    manta22 replied to the thread 1963 Lola Mk6.
    The Lola GT is really SMALL. Nice looking car. At the Nurburgring in '63 I overheard a couple of mechanics talking "Have you seen the...
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    manta22 replied to the thread Mason’s Build: Superlite SLC.
    I stand corrected, Mark. I didn't know they did that. Tricky!
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    manta22 replied to the thread Head rest design.
    SFI roll bar padding would have helped, too.
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    manta22 replied to the thread Vixen GT 1962.
    Thank you for posting this video, Paul. That is an interesting car. It is nice looking but without the original builder's constraint of...
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    manta22 replied to the thread Mason’s Build: Superlite SLC.
    Mason, you've connected the two pickups with a "Y" connector into a single line so when only one pickup is submerged the other will be...
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    manta22 replied to the thread T70 front five planes.
    Here is a Griffin (not to be confused with the remarkable Rolls-Royce aircraft engine) :)
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    manta22 replied to the thread T70 front five planes.
    OK, here are pictures of both sizes. They are both a thin symmetrical profile that may be NACA M2. If so, it stalls at just under 10...
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    manta22 replied to the thread Head rest design.
    Spud, that 7G figure for blacking out is for a continuous force. Football players, etc routinely suffer 50G+ impacts but those are only...
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    manta22 replied to the thread Heart Rate fun.
    Mark- ...and in the rain!
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    manta22 replied to the thread Suspension design.
    FRank, aluminum spherical rod end bearings are specifically forbidden in some sanctioning bodies because of potential fatigue failures.
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    manta22 replied to the thread MK IV tubular spaceframe drawing.
    Rex, 4130N is available in round, square, and even streamlined tubing.
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    manta22 reacted to Buttinz's post in the thread Newbie from LI,NY with Like Like.
    here’s pic of my cobra I Literally just finished build, now just getting bugs out before I send for paint.
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    manta22 replied to the thread T70 front five planes.
    No, but I do have two types of carbon-fiber pop-out airfoils that were used on a USAF glide bomb or missile. They may have been used on...
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    manta22 reacted to chris goldsmith's post in the thread my Lola T70 REP with Like Like.
    made the steering colomn mount and fitted the tacho in the space left over chris
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    manta22 replied to the thread Make the Noise!!.
    Project Binky.....please!
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