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Bodywork Wire Frame Buck

Having built one half of a wooden car body buck, I'm making a wire frame buck. The plan is to bend 5mm steel bar around my wooden buck. Every bar…

Bodywork Wire Frame Buck

With the engine running, I've turned my attention back to the bodywork. I've started the wire frame for the bodywork buck. Although essentially this started as a Haynes Roadster, hopefully…

Rover V8 Twin Throttle Bodies

I've been looking into fitting Rover V8 Twin Throttle Bodies. Rover did it on a limited number SD1 Vitesse's. I wanted to modify a Thor Manifold; for it's looks and…

Kit Car Push Rod Suspension

Cantilever push Rod suspension allows for a rising spring rate during bounce and roll. Unsprung weight can be significantly reduced and cornering performance increased.

Kit Car Rear Suspension Mounts

Kit Car Rear Suspension Mounts can be tricky, do you build a special gig or do you carefully measure and weld the brackets on without. Anti-squat and triangulation complicates this…

Push Rod Anti Roll Bars

Push rod anti roll bar suspension systems benefit from rise spring rates, yet only a few cars have ever hit the road with Le Mans or F1 style anti-roll systems.

Bell Crank Suspension

Fitting Inboard Bell Crank Suspension to a Haynes Roadster or Locost is a lot easier than you'd think. Cheap too! How to choose the right cantilevers and coilovers.

Coil-over Shock

Sourcing coilover shocks for your Locost or Haynes Roadster build need not cost a fortune. I've bought 4 of these Motorbike shocks for less than 50 pounds - including postage.

Sierra Tripod Differential

Like many Locosts or Haynes Roadsters this build will use a Sierra Tripod Differential. Drawing it up in AutoCad has taken quite a few lunch hours!. I did notice that…

Granada Axle Flange

For this Haynes Roadster build I've drawn up Ford Granada 5 stud Axle Flanges in AutoCad. The dimensions will be used to decide upon brake options at a later date.

Ford Sierra Front Stub Axle

I’m getting better at the CAD stuff. The latest item to get drawn up is the Sierra Group N front stub axles. When I started learning AutoCad this would have taken…

Differentials

Granada Axle Flange

For this Haynes Roadster build I've drawn up Ford Granada 5 stud Axle Flanges in AutoCad. The dimensions will be used to decide upon brake options at a later date.

Ford Sierra Front Stub Axle

I’m getting better at the CAD stuff. The latest item to get drawn up is the Sierra Group N front stub axles. When I started learning AutoCad this would have taken…
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