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Custom Ford Sierra Upright – steering arm

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Getting the dimensions correct for this custom Ford Sierra Upright hasn’t been easy. The reason for making a new upright was the steering arm on the standard upright being wrong for my particular application. Therefore getting the next stage right is very important.

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Reasons not to build a 4×4 Kit Car

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There are many reasons why 2wd is still better than 4wd, but what are they?

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Locost Push Rod Rear Suspension

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Anti Squat Independent Rear Suspension for a Locost / Haynes Roadster is not easy. I have used push rod rear suspension to get a rising spring rate and reduced hub weight

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Haynes Roadster Cornering G Force

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Have you ever wondered how g forces are calculated, or how to calculate cornering forces? Are corner weights important? How much difference do corner weights make to lap times?

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Fully Adjustable Rear Suspension

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Getting a fully adjustable rear suspension set-up on a Kit Car is not easy. With the use of Urethane, Clevis and rose joints I think I have found the best compromise.

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Anti Dive Geometry

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As a vehicle brakes, the front has a tendency to dive. This can cause the car to become unpredictable and therefore it is important to minimise this effect. Anti-Dive geometry will limit the front end dive giving the driver greater confidence.

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Kit Car Adjustable A Arm Suspension

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Kit Car Adjustable Suspension has always been a compromise, but this design employs polyurethane joints, clevis and rose-joints to achieve complete camber and caster compensation.

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Rear Suspension

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Fitting inboard shock absorbers and bell cranks to a Haynes Roadster has been a long process, mainly because Sierra Diffs now cost a fortune!

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Suspension Mounts

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I’m not the first to mount a 4×4 front diff into a Haynes Roadster and at the speed I work at it’s not surprised. It’s not just a case of welding on some brackets there was a ton of calculations.

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Kangaloosh

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This Haynes Roadster has been used with Kangaloosh Gaming Software. It’s not for toys, the big race teams use it too and the results can definitely be very interesting.

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