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    spud replied to the thread Mid-engine C5 T70.
    are you planning on doing structural work on the chassis? I believe the C5 corvette gained a significant portion of its rigidity...
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    spud replied to the thread Thoughts around SLC as a race car..
    I'm sure others with direct experience will weigh in. But...the SLC chassis is plenty stiff, especially when you incorporate the...
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    spud replied to the thread Engine / gearbox sandwich plate..
    what's the accepted wisdom with regards to venting on the bottom? I just made a solid block-off cover and fitted it, I want to make...
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    spud replied to the thread Cable shifter out of adjustment.
    :D
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    spud replied to the thread Working on the GTs trans pics..
    Any chance you have pics of such a tension rod installation? I've got a similar concern over my Porsche GB to Chevy LS engine installation.
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    spud replied to the thread Anti-roll bar loadings.
    ^ agreed. If this isn't an out and out race car, seems sensible to install more durable components to ensure that it stays together...
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    spud replied to the thread Anti-roll bar loadings.
    maybe this is obvious, but...until you track the car, you don't really know what it needs. Roll bars are meant to balance under/over...
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    spud replied to the thread Cable shifter out of adjustment.
    If you never touched the cable anchor at the shifter, you can probably leave that alone as it is buried under the console etc. make a...
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    spud replied to the thread Cable shifter out of adjustment.
    ^ gear shift lever is hitting a limit, due to slight change in neutral position, or lost motion in the cable run somewhere. Ensure cable...
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    spud replied to the thread MK IV tubular spaceframe drawing.
    Lozenging basically means the square cross section of the side pod becomes a parallelogram. It's not clear to me, but I thought I'd...
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    spud replied to the thread MK IV tubular spaceframe drawing.
    1) can you run FEA on your models? The only potential drawback of the vertical outside members is that they might allow "lozenging"...
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    spud replied to the thread O1E LSD choices.
    I don't have direct experience with this, so take with a big grain of salt. Depending on pre-load, plate type diffs may be more stable...
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    spud replied to the thread Shocks/Springs dimensions.
    ^ double amen. Hopefully, shock has internal bump stop which should be the limiter in droop. Getting bushings/rod ends to the point of...
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    spud replied to the thread Steve's GT-R Build Thread.
    good luck with things! Regarding the failed hose, any reason you didn't use a steel reinforced one? I'm paranoid about any pressurized...
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