Body Kit source for porsche 906

I am creating a scratch built 906 of sorts. Starting with a scanned scale blueprint vector files are being created for each piece of tubing. I am looking to recreate as accurately as possible the space frame as the starting point. Does any one have any dimensions for tubing diameter and thickness for the space frame.

With the 3d space frame completed the fun begins. Examining the Historic plan set for weakness when I introduce a 55 kilo motor producing 240 Nm of torque with an RPM range of 2000 to 8000, maxing out at 11000 rpm.
High density energy storage and ultra caps will be part of the mix.
If you have a 906 body mold set I would like to commission something special. I also have a contact for custom DOT compliant windshield manufacturer interested in filling a specialty niche. this is an inspiring site. I have the cad cam software to run a five axis mill like the one creating molds seen in another thread. I do not want to reinvent the wheel here the designers that built this vehicle using slide rules and adding machines are giants. I would like to build on their work.:idea:
 
According to my info; First cars had 30mm dia by 1.5mm wall main & cross tubes, later versions have wall thickness increased to 2.0mm.
 

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Welcome to GT40s!

Good luck on your search - hopefully someone here will be able to assist..

Looking forward to seeing another EV car on the roads in a classic chassis!!

 
Would you be prepared to supply me with the raw data for the suspension geometry of the 906 Chris ? relative positions of the various pick up points on the chassis and wishbone lengths etc ?

I'm just starting the CAD drawing stage of my 'generic GT' and not having to design my own suspension would save me no end of time ( I don't trust myself to get it right, my current knowledge of roll centres and the like is pretty sketchy )
 
Hi Guys

If you want a chassis they are £6000 if you want a body they are £6000 also.


regards

Chris.
 
Hello Chris,

I'm still interested in buying a 908 coupe roller from you. Did you ever come up with a price?

Thanks.
 
Hi Morten.
Any progress on the 906 project?
I am looking at sourcing drawings and information for a future project
Hope to hear from you (tried the email, but got it in retour)
Alf
 
Hello,
Just joined the forum to see if I could gain some collective wisdom on building 906 recreation. Looks like number of people have done it before, would be nice to learn from their successes (and mistakes). Looking do it as close to the original as possible to make it vintage racing eligible, only with safety and few technological improvements. The original chassis went through constant development, so I assume that the weak points are well known and can be engineered out.
Plan on using type 901 2.0 liter engine with few internal mods to be able to rev reliably to 8,500 - 9,000 rpms. What would you suggest for gearbox?
Any info provided is would be very much appreciated.
 
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