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Kit Car Tube Chassis

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Kit Car Tube Chassis can be very tricky. Just because everything fits doesn’t mean that the engine gearbox or differentials will fit. The look of the car often comes last.

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MT75 4×4 Haynes Roadster

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The MT75 4×4 gearbox has been trial fitted to my Haynes Roadster. Unfortunately, I may have a very small modification to one chassis rail.

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Haynes Roadster – Gearbox Tunnel

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The standard Haynes Roadster chassis needed some additional strength added to it’s gearbox tunnel. I given this car a backbone chassis similar to a Lotus.

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Haynes Roadster Chassis Table

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After buying one twisted and distorted chassis, the only real way forward was to build a chassis table.   It needs finishing, with extra tubes added, welds filed etc, but for the £16 pound of steel (Pulham Steel). It’s a…

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Side tracked

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Suspension modelling is a very important and vital part of any custom Haynes Roadster design. Ignoring it and following the crowd is not how designs progress.

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Step One

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For this Haynes Roadster build I have decided to start again.

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Starting Again – Cutting It Up

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The first stage was to straighten out the bent chassis

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Chassis Type

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It was concluded that my chassis was a modified McSorley 442. The measuring process also showed that several measurements did not completely line up with the drawings.

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Chassis Collection

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Having debated building a Super Seven style car for decades, when a chassis came up on eBay with a reserve of only £0.99, temptation and curiosity took hold

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