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Forum: Suspension June 18th 2008, 05:22
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By split_trix
I've only just found out that the forum up again...

I've only just found out that the forum up again ....

anyway, back to the question... I played around with a few coilover setups on my bug with 944 springplates and covers, no torsion bars just...
Forum: Suspension April 5th 2008, 17:51
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By split_trix
i know is was the trailing arm setup i was...

i know is was the trailing arm setup i was pointing to....its supposed to elimate the spring plates and thus the torsion bars
Forum: Suspension March 31st 2008, 16:32
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By split_trix
have a look at creative engineering (uk) air...

have a look at creative engineering (uk) air kits, it would need to be something like AIR IRS ARM... i'm sure air kewld does the same
...
Forum: Interior March 28th 2008, 04:22
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By split_trix
is that 22 inches wide at the base i assume, most...

is that 22 inches wide at the base i assume, most bucket seats are widest at the sholders arent they ?

was thinking of some omp design 2's seem quite nice in the picture, useful being reclining...
Forum: Interior March 25th 2008, 16:43
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By split_trix
bucket seats

whats the max width of bucket seats in a bug ?

i've seen some at 23inches wide but at the moment i'm not at the stage of fitting them.

cheers
chris
Forum: Engines November 22nd 2007, 18:15
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By split_trix
dump / BOV's

Has anyone heard of running a turbo charged engine with out a dump valve or BOV?

Reason: I was recently told by my local scooby tuner that it is poossible they had done it to a few impreza's and...
Forum: German Look Tuning November 11th 2007, 17:26
Replies: 43
Views: 4,195
Posted By split_trix
As far as i know the spring plates on the alloy...

As far as i know the spring plates on the alloy arms bolt the opposite side of the trailing arm to the steel ones.....

also the bolt pattern is different, so it may just be a case of flipping the...
Forum: German Look Tuning November 11th 2007, 15:48
Replies: 43
Views: 4,195
Posted By split_trix
Turbo Haraune2 : Hi, if you decide to release...

Turbo Haraune2 : Hi, if you decide to release your cad drawings for a one off production with a bit of mods for alloy arms, my email address
chrisbro77@hotmail.com....

Only way to do it is to...
Forum: German Look Tuning November 11th 2007, 05:36
Replies: 43
Views: 4,195
Posted By split_trix
i'd only be interested in doing a one-off...

i'd only be interested in doing a one-off production of it for my own use, so its easier to adjust the toe angles and cheaper than off the peg ones (hopefully)

chris
Forum: German Look Tuning November 5th 2007, 17:53
Replies: 43
Views: 4,195
Posted By split_trix
Turbo Haraune2 - What trailing were they designed...

Turbo Haraune2 - What trailing were they designed for ? steels or alloy ?

CAD drawings, what did you want for them ?

chris
Forum: German Look Tuning November 4th 2007, 15:25
Replies: 43
Views: 4,195
Posted By split_trix
engine subaru wrx 270bhp ish brakes front tarox...

engine subaru wrx 270bhp ish
brakes front tarox 6 pot, rear porsche 993 brembo's
suspension rear pro-tech coilovers (400lb springs)

cheers for all your help

c how i get on

chris
Forum: German Look Tuning November 4th 2007, 15:07
Replies: 43
Views: 4,195
Posted By split_trix
what would be the min thickness of steel for the...

what would be the min thickness of steel for the job ?

i thought that stainless was more britle and mild steel ?

whats the threaded part called ?

chris

sorry for all the questions
Forum: German Look Tuning November 4th 2007, 14:53
Replies: 43
Views: 4,195
Posted By split_trix
turnbuckle ? the threaded part in between the...

turnbuckle ? the threaded part in between the torsion housing plate and the trailing arm plate which defines the toe-in / out ?

also in your opinion would 3mm mild steel be strong enough for the...
Forum: German Look Tuning November 4th 2007, 13:10
Replies: 43
Views: 4,195
Posted By split_trix
where would they bend and break ? at the rose...

where would they bend and break ? at the rose joint bolt possibaly ?

chris
Forum: German Look Tuning November 4th 2007, 07:16
Replies: 43
Views: 4,195
Posted By split_trix
things like these ...

things like these

http://i66.photobucket.com/albums/h242/chrisbro77/coiloverconversion.jpg~original

they stop the lateral movements of spring plates whilst not having tporsion bars, but still...
Forum: Suspension November 2nd 2007, 16:20
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By split_trix
The early 944 steel arms are vertically identical...

The early 944 steel arms are vertically identical to the 03's so are interchangable.... but the CV's are of a different size diameter and thickness.
944 CV's are same diameter as type 2's but are...
Forum: German Look Tuning November 1st 2007, 12:38
Replies: 43
Views: 4,195
Posted By split_trix
home made parts

What parts have people made for the GL Bug that either just don't exsist or are too expensive to buy ?

thinking of making some rose jointed coilover conversion spring plates... like remmelle, la...
Forum: Suspension November 1st 2007, 05:27
Replies: 1
Views: 647
Posted By split_trix
fitting porsche alloy arms

i fitted the alloy arms using the standard bug irs brackets and the wheels seem to be toe out, has anyone found this before ? i've found on VZI that its because of the porsche torsion tube being...
Forum: Body October 10th 2007, 11:29
Replies: 30
Views: 1,387
Posted By split_trix
Hi, just been reading this thread very similar to...

Hi, just been reading this thread very similar to my dylema.

My fav colour ir subaru world rally blue ( paint code 02c), on a bug with all those curves it looks the nuts !!!!

just my 2 pence.....
Forum: For Sale September 16th 2007, 12:34
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By split_trix
early 944 steel trailing arms + driveshafts

FS: A set of early porache 944 steel trailing arms (inc stub sxles) and driveshafts (inc. CV's)

both are in A1 condition no rust of traling arms.. £120 exc p&p
...
Forum: Transmissions September 14th 2007, 12:30
Replies: 7
Views: 1,218
Posted By split_trix
Hi, by what STEVE C says below is there anyway of...

Hi, by what STEVE C says below is there anyway of adjusting this or choosing different gear sets to improve the durability in shifting ?

chris
Forum: Suspension September 5th 2007, 15:52
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By split_trix
Rear sub-frame assembly help ?

Im in the process of drawing up plans to build a rear sub-frame assembly to hang an 091 box and support a wrx engine..... I also want to beef up the top suspension bolt as i've converted to...
Forum: Suspension August 22nd 2007, 14:39
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By split_trix
coilover setup advise needed ...

hi, im getting to the stage of fitting 944t alloy arms, spring plates and coilovers etc...

Do the coilovers have to be near as damn it to vertical to work properly ? Or can they just be spaced...
Forum: Engines August 21st 2007, 12:36
Replies: 3
Views: 787
Posted By split_trix
wrx cooling ideas

Hi, im cureently putting a 2001 wrx motor in a 52 split bug, and i dont really want to put vent holes in the front nose... so i wanna come up with some other rad ideas...

one idea, twin motorcycle...
Forum: Suspension August 9th 2007, 15:50
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By split_trix
strengthing rear shock mounts

Has anyone tried to reinforce the lower rear shock mounts on an 944 alloy trailing arm ?

Maybe by welding on support from the bolt back to the arm ? almost like semi boxing the arm....

any...
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