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    Very neat Sent from my SM-G996U using Tapatalk

    Very neat

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    In the 70's there was no other option as low...

    In the 70's there was no other option as low profile tires didn't exist. To me even older Corvettes look better with modern wheels and tires. I prefer restomod look over original. But to each its own.
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    Alot of misleading information here. Porsche 944...

    Alot of misleading information here. Porsche 944 which uses similar suspension in the back as VW, was considered one of the best cars for the road course. It handles amazing with low profile tires on...
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    I am running 325 on a 19" rim. It's on a Cimbria...

    I am running 325 on a 19" rim. It's on a Cimbria which is the same as Eagle SS. I have late model Porsche 944 trailing arms which are much wider than VW. But I needed that so that I wouldn't have to...
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    According to 3D CAD model the chassis shown above...

    According to 3D CAD model the chassis shown above weighs 280 lbs. Would be interesting to know how does that compare to VW pan. Let me know if anyone has any weight measurements.
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    Tack welded roll bar in place so chassis is now...

    Tack welded roll bar in place so chassis is now 95% complete and now looks like my 3D model. Need to take off the body to finish welds and prime/paint the chassis.470547064707

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    I did post some of my updates on sterlingkitcar...

    I did post some of my updates on sterlingkitcar forum but forgot to update here.

    I finished supports for the front and rear end of the body. Supports are spot welded. Will finish up welds when...
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    Headlights look great. Sent from my SM-G996U...

    Headlights look great.

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  9. It's never desirable to alter stock geometry to...

    It's never desirable to alter stock geometry to the extent that you've described as suspension geometry is very critical for its performance.

    Sometimes it's just easier to build exactly what you...
  10. The MX-5 front suspension is similar to Miata and...

    The MX-5 front suspension is similar to Miata and RX-8. I tried using RX-8 suspension and it does not fit. Would require one push footwells back about 12 inches. Also track width would greatly limit...
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    Can you share a photo with headlights up. Thanks...

    Can you share a photo with headlights up. Thanks

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    Good logical approach. Sent from my SM-G996U...

    Good logical approach.

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    So that entry point for the steering shaft does...

    So that entry point for the steering shaft does not interfere with brake pedal? I am only asking as I am also trying to find where to enter mine so that it doesn't interfere with subaru pedal set.
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    I run mine without it and do jot have any issues...

    I run mine without it and do jot have any issues with ECU or codes.

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    I asked professional harness shop and was told...

    I asked professional harness shop and was told they use solder 90% of the time and only crimp 10% in specialty applications. They also shared their technique which a followed and had excellent...
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    Thank you all for many positive comments. I also...

    Thank you all for many positive comments. I also made a post on Sterling website.

    Yeah, a single color would be awasome but I still have ways to go before that will happen.

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    Not to sidetrack your conversations but back to...

    Not to sidetrack your conversations but back to my build. I once again fit checked chassis to the body and set the ride height to my preference. All fits nice and tight. Ignore tubes sticking out of...
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    In that case you might want to take a look at my...

    In that case you might want to take a look at my original approach (see below). 2"×4" perimeter frame with bolted on Aluminum floor. The total cost was under $200. This configuration provides...
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    I already have title in my name. Also vehicles...

    I already have title in my name. Also vehicles over 25 years old are exempt from complete inspection. So no problem with registration.

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    Gaisa, Not sure exactly what specs you are...

    Gaisa,
    Not sure exactly what specs you are interested in but here is general info.

    The chassis is considered from 14 gauge steel tubing. Center section is 4"×4", the perimeter frame and rear...
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    I am finally close to finishing the chassis....

    I am finally close to finishing the chassis. Little more welding and should be ready for...
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    Where does the water goes that gets pooled inside...

    Where does the water goes that gets pooled inside the handle?

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    I like those lights a lot too but could someone...

    I like those lights a lot too but could someone photoshop them up side down and swapped right to left, just to see what they would look like reversed.


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    I struggled getting my wheels aligned properly...

    I struggled getting my wheels aligned properly until I replaced stock VW trailing arms and spring plates with Porsche 944 as these have camber adjustment. Additional benefit was disc brakes and...
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    When are we going to see it installed in the car?...

    When are we going to see it installed in the car?

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