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Forum: Suspension May 23rd 2007, 23:56
Replies: 10
Views: 1,336
Posted By Shadowbug
torsions would act as anti-roll bars

torsions would act as anti-roll bars
Forum: Suspension May 22nd 2007, 10:09
Replies: 10
Views: 1,336
Posted By Shadowbug
you need to mod your beam with a set of weld in...

you need to mod your beam with a set of weld in adjusters, then leave them loose,
Forum: Suspension May 21st 2007, 18:59
Replies: 6
Views: 941
Posted By Shadowbug
easy, pull the torsion bar and rotate it a couple...

easy, pull the torsion bar and rotate it a couple of splines
Forum: For Sale May 16th 2007, 11:02
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By Shadowbug
Listed on EBAY...

Listed on EBAY (http://cgi.ebay.ca/Pair-of-Dellorto-DRLA-40-40mm-Carbs-Carborators-VW_W0QQitemZ120118701901QQihZ002QQcategoryZ34198QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem)
Forum: Suspension May 16th 2007, 10:42
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
Posted By Shadowbug
I've come to the conclusion that VW people "want"...

I've come to the conclusion that VW people "want" all sorts of things. Marketing to them is very different story though.
Forum: Suspension May 11th 2007, 17:03
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
Posted By Shadowbug
Biggest expence would be the build table, a 8'X4'...

Biggest expence would be the build table, a 8'X4' slab of 1/2" steel
Forum: Suspension May 11th 2007, 11:55
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
Posted By Shadowbug
I've been thinking about also adding in bolt up...

I've been thinking about also adding in bolt up points for a cage as well, If you want to go that direction.
Forum: Suspension May 11th 2007, 11:53
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
Posted By Shadowbug
I'd build it so any brake/wheel/tire combo's you...

I'd build it so any brake/wheel/tire combo's you could do to an IRS pan, you could do to it.

Ya a roller would be quite a bit more. but most people would want to choose their own components I'd...
Forum: Suspension May 10th 2007, 12:16
Replies: 10
Views: 1,369
Posted By Shadowbug
Updated Pan/suspension kit

I'm Just Guaging interest in an upgraded pan/suspension replacement kit?
There has been some discussion about a bolt on Front suspension kit, and even a few people building them, But I've been...
Forum: Suspension May 7th 2007, 14:58
Replies: 5
Views: 930
Posted By Shadowbug
narrowing the trailing arms can work well with...

narrowing the trailing arms can work well with some combinations, but in my case the limiting factor was the spring plates, make sure thats not the case with your'se, or you could be delving into a...
Forum: Suspension May 7th 2007, 14:56
Replies: 37
Views: 3,891
Posted By Shadowbug
a bolt on front suspension would be a great...

a bolt on front suspension would be a great product idea, but from the perspective of ideals, the frame horn has to go, a completely new chassis would be even better.

Keeping the frame horn limits...
Forum: Suspension May 6th 2007, 23:28
Replies: 37
Views: 3,891
Posted By Shadowbug
better strenght and lower weight with a tubular...

better strenght and lower weight with a tubular A-Arm, plus its easier to set geometry if you are designing both A-arms rather than working around one with a predetermined length
but ya, the 928...
Forum: Suspension May 6th 2007, 18:20
Replies: 37
Views: 3,891
Posted By Shadowbug
Got my rear suspension completed (sans shocks and...

Got my rear suspension completed (sans shocks and antiroll bar) and am pleased with the results. everything will be dissasembled and painted/powdercoated before its finished. But the design is plenty...
Forum: Suspension May 5th 2007, 16:01
Replies: 26
Views: 1,865
Posted By Shadowbug
you can buy blank drums and habve them drilled.

you can buy blank drums and habve them drilled.
Forum: Brakes May 5th 2007, 16:00
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By Shadowbug
the splined section of the shaft on a swing axle...

the splined section of the shaft on a swing axle is longer than an IRS. you need to machine a spacer that will slide over the splined section and allow the nut on the end to clamp down on the brake...
Forum: Suspension May 5th 2007, 15:55
Replies: 37
Views: 3,891
Posted By Shadowbug
http://www.dsswebservices.com/scage/locost/rear01s...

http://www.dsswebservices.com/scage/locost/rear01sm.jpg (http://www.dsswebservices.com/scage/locost/rear01.jpg)http://www.dsswebservices.com/scage/locost/rear02sm.jpg...
Forum: Suspension April 27th 2007, 11:01
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By Shadowbug
EARLY 924 used many pieces from the Super, mostly...

EARLY 924 used many pieces from the Super, mostly front and rear suspension.

944 which is an evolution of the 924, used modified super designs, thus you can almost bolt on 944 suspension parts on...
Forum: Suspension April 24th 2007, 22:53
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By Shadowbug
as far as I'm aware no one makes performance...

as far as I'm aware no one makes performance parts for the type 3

I had an early squareback years ago, and there were many new cars that didn't ride as good, kinda like a small odd german cadilac....
Forum: For Sale April 16th 2007, 14:03
Replies: 1
Views: 565
Posted By Shadowbug
Dell Drla 40's

I got a set of Dell 40's,
Looking to get $350 for them with a quick sale
this is the carbs only, unknown jetting
http://www.dsswebservices.com/scage/beetle/dells-sm.jpg...
Forum: Suspension April 14th 2007, 20:50
Replies: 37
Views: 3,891
Posted By Shadowbug
I do most of my modeling in Autocad, then fine...

I do most of my modeling in Autocad, then fine tuning using the performance trends software.
Forum: Suspension April 11th 2007, 10:59
Replies: 37
Views: 3,891
Posted By Shadowbug
I ususlly rough model mine in autocad, then...

I ususlly rough model mine in autocad, then refine with an suspension program. and abolutly you need a suspension program, you can do in 5 minutes what would take 3 hours to do in autocad, and do it...
Forum: Suspension April 10th 2007, 10:17
Replies: 37
Views: 3,891
Posted By Shadowbug
thats the devil in the details, a nonequal...

thats the devil in the details, a nonequal nonparalell a-arm suspension by design is a racecar suspension, performs well in bump, and also in roll, but in a bump/roll (both at the same time) not so...
Forum: Suspension April 9th 2007, 13:37
Replies: 320
Views: 46,832
Posted By Shadowbug
I've been thinking... to design a front...

I've been thinking...

to design a front suspension there are several "static" Measurements you need to start with.
ride height, roll center, track width and wheelbase
change any one of these...
Forum: Suspension April 5th 2007, 14:27
Replies: 320
Views: 46,832
Posted By Shadowbug
Rorty did your design didn't he? He's well...

Rorty did your design didn't he?
He's well known in the Locost circles, he did a great design for and IRS for the locost. Mine was using a different donor, so design is quite different. Plus it...
Forum: Suspension April 3rd 2007, 17:03
Replies: 15
Views: 1,439
Posted By Shadowbug
sure, don't use disc brake spindles they might be...

sure, don't use disc brake spindles they might be usable with the 4 pots, but definatly not with the non-turbo's

dropped spindles, might be do-able, but I never found a way

with the clearance...
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