We mounted the front sway bar through the front section. Bolt on design that utilizes .250" plate inside the front bulkhead for added support. The design uses the splined bar from Fran with special arms and adjustable end links.
For those who have been following our Apex build and wonder what the final vision will look like once completed, we present the rendering provided to us by none other than Florin Blebea, the designer and the individual who did the original clay of the Apex for RCR.
As with any new build there have been some issues. The oil pan that comes on the LS3 from GM hits the crossmember on the cradle hard as seen in the picture below. Even switching over to the GM Performance 'Muscle Car' oil pan does not eliminate the issue (GM PN 19212593) and will still require...
Installation of the Kennedy Engineering clutch assembly is straight foward and comes at a price-expensive. High quality components, includes all hardware and a clutch alignment tool.
We are using the LS480 backed with a G96 transaxle that was sourced from Fran Hall at RCR. Our engine came with...
This shows the position of the wheel and tire within the original wheel well of the Eclipse. We are using stock C5 wheels for the initial build process. Note the position of the rear tire in relationship to the original Eclipse body lines,
The bulkhead us made from three pieces of .050 in thick aluminum. The initial pattern was made using hardboard fro making the original patterns. Clecos were used to hold everything in position during fabrication.
The brakes that are being utilized are stock C5 Corvette assemblies with new components. These should work extremely well on a car that weighs much less than what they were originally designed for. Caliper color is yellow.