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    racecar build

    The engine had a conrod failure so first thing was to source a replacement engine block striped the engine for full rebuild. The original engine had a flowed head with special made camshafts so we had the head rebuild The camshafts have some serious lift so the pistons require a pocket to...
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    racecar build

    Update time: With the rear uprights in place we could start looking at the drive shafts. We sourced some Audi A6 drive shafts of witch we need the gearbox side and some Ford shafts for the wheel side. Luckily the Audi ones are hollow and the Ford one's are solid. So after machining them to...
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    racecar build

    Hi Guys, The update on this forum made a littel mess of my last 3 post, so I deleted some and wil make a couple of new ones. back end first, made the gearbox support Realy happy with how the rear end turned out. After making all the wishbone's and tacking them, I coud put...
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    Lancia 037 recreation

    Hi Pim, I'm building a Lola race car, so no tax worries for me. I just need time to get along with the build. this is my project. racecar build groetjes, peter
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    Lancia 037 recreation

    cool build Pim
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    McCopy mk 5

    Hi Russel, Coming along nicely, must be good to mount everything for the last time. Have you already made your shifting mechanisme ? please share some pictures of it, I need some guidance ;) Cheers
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    the Steinard MK3 takes shape

    @ John, Amazing build, That is realy a graet result of all your hard labour
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    racecar build

    Hi guys, thanks for the reply's nice to get a conformation that someone is reading this shit. @ Russel, thats true, but after 3 sets of front wishbones, I'm getting a little bid tired of the hole wishbone theme, I want to drive it @ Terry, the Axle tubs are Ford cortina based. They are...
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    racecar build

    next chapter: wishbones that drive you mad Been busy with wishbones, wishbones and wishbones. While the new front is in place, we could begin making the wishbones. sindce we were not using the Lola geomitry we had to design our own wishbones. After carefully measuring,I made a mockup...
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    Mid Engined Citroen DS

    Just Awesome !!!!!!!!!!
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    McCopy mk 5

    Looking good Russel, keep up the good work
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    racecar build

    Now the front uprights are done, I made a start with the wishbones. I made a simple mould from scrap material. The wishbones are made on 25 x 1.5 crmo tube. Made the upper wishbone A friend of mine who runs a CNC lathe for living made me some nice stainless steel...
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    racecar build

    Thanks Frank:thumbsup:, It's a nice journey so far
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    racecar build

    Update time :) Now the new front end is in place, I could start designing and making the front uprights. after some drawing we came up with this design, it is made out of Chrome Moly tube, Checking over and over again, making sure it fits all within the wheels. Cardbord template for the...
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    racecar build

    Al post on page one have been fixed, even some new photo's have been added.
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