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Forum: Engines April 12th 2014, 01:15
Replies: 23
Views: 2,666
Posted By dd-ardvark
Wow Effvee, reading from the beginning to this...

Wow Effvee, reading from the beginning to this point, one thing thing became very apparent. You never got your original question answered. :shocked:“Is there anyone that sells a (spray bar) kit for...
Forum: Suspension February 20th 2013, 14:07
Replies: 5
Views: 1,464
Posted By dd-ardvark
I see your point of concern.:cool: At first read...

I see your point of concern.:cool: At first read of this concept, one would think that because you have two different lengths and diameters of bars that one side would flex more than the other.
Yes,...
Forum: Suspension February 13th 2013, 16:53
Replies: 5
Views: 1,464
Posted By dd-ardvark
DIY – Internal Rear Sway Bar for IRS or Swing Axle bagged or coil sprung cars.

In researching this concept on Porsche and VW, I found no information on this being banned as a race car rule benders trick, when switching to coil over shocks…, giving me the impression that no one...
Forum: Suspension February 24th 2012, 17:48
Replies: 16
Views: 3,251
Posted By dd-ardvark
Xellex, I see you got your question answered on...

Xellex, I see you got your question answered on another page (engines)..., I'll assume you don't need this know.:cool:

dd-ardvark
Forum: Suspension February 24th 2012, 17:42
Replies: 16
Views: 3,251
Posted By dd-ardvark
Dorgit, Check your mail.:) dd-ardvark

Dorgit, Check your mail.:)

dd-ardvark
Forum: Suspension February 16th 2012, 18:18
Replies: 16
Views: 3,251
Posted By dd-ardvark
Well..., have you made any progress? :idunno: ...

Well..., have you made any progress? :idunno:




David / dd-ardvark
Forum: Suspension October 18th 2011, 17:25
Replies: 16
Views: 3,251
Posted By dd-ardvark
Thumbs up Wow, copying the vertical offset concept of a...

Wow, copying the vertical offset concept of a Porsche 930 arm, very nice.
To your off setting of the stub location as to affecting the toe in question: If you’re just moving it laterally, you...
Forum: Brakes June 13th 2006, 14:07
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By dd-ardvark
Have you guys had a look at...

Have you guys had a look at http://www.transworks.biz/ before. Seems that they may have come up with a new way of skinning a cat.

:cool: On their site, they machined IRS type1 side covers to...
Forum: Suspension April 11th 2006, 15:02
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By dd-ardvark
Drum Brakes are notoriously mushy..., this is not...

Drum Brakes are notoriously mushy..., this is not a bad thing. You just have to make it work for you. For street use, stock front and rear drum brakes work quite well 95% of the time. This will also...
Forum: Suspension April 11th 2006, 09:35
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By dd-ardvark
:laugh: YES, is the answer. with that said,...

:laugh: YES, is the answer. with that said, here's some food for thought on the various VW beetle brake drums:

The axle spline dia. and count are the same from the early 50's to the onset of IRS,...
Forum: Suspension April 5th 2006, 09:47
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By dd-ardvark
Hey Bebobug, :cool: I've come to the conclusion...

Hey Bebobug,
:cool: I've come to the conclusion that the reason that technical questions often scare people here on the net is because they have a fear of sticking their foot in their mouth and...
Forum: Suspension March 31st 2006, 09:58
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By dd-ardvark
Hey Bebobug, Try this link, it will answer...

Hey Bebobug,

Try this link, it will answer your question about the Starlite "55" hub by Wilwood.
http://www.wilwood.com/Products/004-Wide5Hubs/001-S55/index.asp

Page down to the "View...
Forum: German Look Tuning March 30th 2006, 17:28
Replies: 23
Views: 2,209
Posted By dd-ardvark
bow - No, is the answer. :( With that...

bow - No, is the answer. :(
With that said..., for grins and giggles this is about as light within reason you can make a hypothetical flying beer can, using something that resembles a VW beetle...
Forum: Suspension March 30th 2006, 13:19
Replies: 7
Views: 921
Posted By dd-ardvark
EASY - Will I wouldn't say that about it. ...

EASY - Will I wouldn't say that about it.

The Spring plates on the NTA's that Blind Chicken Racing makes have been relocated to the inside of the torsion spring plate for added tire clearance....
Forum: Brakes March 6th 2006, 12:34
Replies: 11
Views: 1,324
Posted By dd-ardvark
Inboard Rear Disc Brakes - Plausibility

First off guys, not that your insight isn't any good on this forum, and I do want you to prove me wrong on that statement. It's just the question that I'm posing is generally not in the street scene...
Forum: Suspension December 30th 2005, 16:02
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By dd-ardvark
Hey guy's, I redrew the picture of the rear end...

Hey guy's, I redrew the picture of the rear end assembly and made it into four different pictures and korrected the spilling heirs.
With respects to those of you that have the CB brakes..., is what...
Forum: Suspension December 20th 2005, 11:58
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By dd-ardvark
Steel is prurrrty to some, just not me. In my...

Steel is prurrrty to some, just not me. In my searching the net for Aluminum wide 5 disc brakes I was able to source the afore mention vendors, and a correction to tatums site, it's...
Forum: Suspension December 15th 2005, 15:55
Replies: 5
Views: 796
Posted By dd-ardvark
IRS Wide 5 Disc Brake options

IRS Disc Brake options with a wide 5 bolt pattern.

First off, the car this well be going on is a non fender flared Porsche speedster replica with IRS. I'm not a Porsche purist, although I would...
Forum: Suspension December 8th 2003, 13:12
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By dd-ardvark
Talking Hey Panelfantastic, I've got an ACE in my pocket,...

Hey Panelfantastic, I've got an ACE in my pocket, and I'll play it for you. The gent thats making the NTA's for you, wants first crack at some old off-road VW racing junk that I have. When I talk to...
Forum: Members Rides June 10th 2003, 16:52
Replies: 7
Views: 2,044
Posted By dd-ardvark
Smile Hey Guys, I heard John at Aircooled.net is...

Hey Guys,

I heard John at Aircooled.net is now selling 1.5" Narrowed IRS Trailing Arms, in Steel 18lb. ea. or Chromoly 12lb., I believe stock is about 25lb. and you also gain a 1/2" because the...
Forum: Engines January 29th 2003, 00:25
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By dd-ardvark
Smile Hey bugzilla Na! I'm going to keep the heads...

Hey bugzilla

Na! I'm going to keep the heads and parts I've collected. I'll get this motor together before this years out.

Just as a side note: You asked a question on the shoptalkforums as to...
Forum: Engines January 9th 2003, 11:42
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By dd-ardvark
So my question is still, should I press the...

So my question is still, should I press the spacers on to the cylinders or into the heads, or should I even be concerned with an interference fit? Another words, have the spacers made to just drop...
Forum: Engines January 9th 2003, 09:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By dd-ardvark
Sorry about thank Jake, guess it was a little...

Sorry about thank Jake, guess it was a little long winded. Here's the simplified version of the same question.

The head has been bored out to fit a 103mm cylinder.

The chamber in the head was...
Forum: Engines January 8th 2003, 18:00
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By dd-ardvark
Question Engine Head spigot hole to big

I have a pair of New Old Stock 914 2L heads that were cut to 112mm spigot hole and the chambers were never opened up, so the head registry is still there. This is the surface that a stock 94mm, and...
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