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- Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:28 pm
- Forum: Chassis & Running Gear
- Topic: What live rear axle for clubman
- Replies: 16
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The advanatages of disks over drums are not that great for a light car built solely for the road. Drums have a better mechanical advantage as the entire braking surface is at the maximum diameter. I.E. 300mm drums have a large shoe area working at 300mm, where 300mm discs have a smaller pad area cen...
If you live around Auckland take a drive to Coromandel via Hunua, Miranda coast, Thames, up the coast road all the way to Colville. It's not really practical to go further north than Colville in a small low sportscar as the road is gravel from there on. Come back from Colville to Coromandel and take...
- Sun Aug 01, 2010 12:09 pm
- Forum: General Tech
- Topic: Who does aluminium body panels?
- Replies: 2
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Wih our lotus replica, there's no way we can make the sidepanels, nor the bonnet with all its louvers, in our garage. The other panels are ok, but I need to find someone who can do a nice job of these, hopefully in the Auckland area. Does someone have a recommendation? Thanks so much! I know someone...
- Thu Jul 29, 2010 10:17 pm
- Forum: General Sevens Chat
- Topic: Scratchbuilt Lotus S3 7 Copy
- Replies: 4
- Views: 1063
Scratchbuilt Lotus S3 7 copy Hi, first time on the forum, good to read the many interesting ideas people have! The car we are building had it's frame built about 15 years ago, then was put aside due kids and their sport. Now my son is interested in getting it complete, so now it's been pulled out fr...