For what its worth, I'm starting out with 550lb Front, 450lb Rear springs, 3/4" front adjustable sway bar, and 18mm rear non adjustable sway bar.
The car can theoretically make up to 450lbs of down force at 100mph, and almost 900lbs at 140mph.
The car is purpose build for the race track. It...
I got the car together in about 40 hours, and it fired right today. I tightened up one loose oil cooler line and snugged down a fuel fitting and all seems to be great.
then I noticed a steady drip of oil coming out between the trans the motor. My only thought is the rear seal. Anyone...
I’ll take a look and see if it clears if I can get it rotated down.
The adjustable links won’t be used to add any preload, instead they will be used to ensure there is no preload when the corner balance in complete
I got a few more hours into it.
Finished the rear suspension including the ZZP control arms
Front control arms are in, but waiting on my steering knuckles to wrap up the front suspension.
the list is pretty short now, but won’t have the rest of the parts till next week.
Day two, another 8 hours.
wrapped up the button panel first.
Engine fuse box
Battery cables and kill switch
Fuel regulator and lines
Oil cooler and lines
Heat exchanger pump, radiator and lines.
Just the suspension left to go.
Day 1 of assembly and about 10 hours complete.
The following are installed, torqued and marked.
Hard brake lines
Wiring harness and accessories
Steering rack and EPS
New clutch and flywheel...
I picked up the Rino Lined tank today, flywheel bolts should be delivered tomorrow.
Im starting assembly bright and early tomorrow. Assuming the bolts show up and are correct I’m going for a record assembly time. :)
The frame is done and safely back in my garage. Everything’s looking really good.
I’ve got a nice four-day weekend, coming up, and no plans, so hopefully I’ll get a whole bunch of the car put back together.
I’m still waiting on the fuel tank, which should be ready on Friday and I’m waiting...
Frame has been dropped off at powder coating!
I also dropped off the fuel tank at a Line X shop for coating. It’s the best secondary protection I can think of since there is no bladder in the tank
And finally I got the broken bolt out of the transmission by welding a nut onto it.
now I can...
Well it’s all set for powder coating tomorrow!
Fingers crossed I didn’t miss anything.
I started to work on replacing the clutch and flywheel.
The donor only had 4,000 miles on it, but I wanted a lighter flywheel, so I figure I would change the clutch at the same time.
existing clutch. No...