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.
Getting the height of a Kit Car Chassis right is not easy, there are many factors to take into account. Engine height through to aesthetics
Shaping a Haynes Roadster bonnet can be hard. First you have to decide engine height then you'll need to work out bonnet bulges and scoops.
Getting the right bonnet line on a Haynes Roadster is important. Making sure all the lines flow visually is very important to the overall look. Getting it wrong may be prove disastrous.
Having a chassis table can serious increase the speed that which you build your Haynes Roadster, Locost or McSorley 442 chassis.
Putting 4x4 into a Haynes roadster is not easy and there are plenty of clearance issues to contend with. Especially when you are using a Duratec v6 or Rover V8.
The first stage was to straighten out the bent chassis
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.
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