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Forum: Engines September 23rd 2016, 11:16
Replies: 7
Views: 1,119
Posted By spannermanager
its mainly a stock T1 case mod, the case internal...

its mainly a stock T1 case mod, the case internal breathing needs all the help on these sand castings, looking at wasser and T4 cases you can see the windows are huge, i just knock of the corners and...
Forum: Wheels September 22nd 2016, 15:33
Replies: 15
Views: 5,997
Posted By spannermanager
924 arms also have the internal reinforcement, I...

924 arms also have the internal reinforcement, I like the versatility and modability of the steel arms, mine are flipped for camber reduction and have re located lower shock mounts to the top of the...
Forum: Engines September 22nd 2016, 11:42
Replies: 7
Views: 1,119
Posted By spannermanager
https://www.flickr.com/gp/40412896@N00/ZYrtZA ...

https://www.flickr.com/gp/40412896@N00/ZYrtZA
under here are breather windows, the main bearing saddles. some aftermarket liners may obstruct breathing and require matching to the case windows.
Forum: Project Builds May 28th 2016, 09:18
Replies: 343
Views: 34,631
Posted By spannermanager
One thing I don't like is the Subaru hypoid r&p...

One thing I don't like is the Subaru hypoid r&p for correct drive shaft alignment tho, I looked at them when I built my 4x4 Rallycross '03 and had an option with used prodrive development 'boxes, at...
Forum: Project Builds May 27th 2016, 13:16
Replies: 343
Views: 34,631
Posted By spannermanager
A sad and tough break that Steve, Have you looked...

A sad and tough break that Steve, Have you looked at the Renault UN1 box? detachable bell housing and all, quite a versatile trans.
Forum: Project Builds February 15th 2016, 04:21
Replies: 151
Views: 13,509
Posted By spannermanager
There is a given with grinding gear selection,...

There is a given with grinding gear selection, the driven plate is exactly that, it's being driven, it's rotating with the fly when it should be ' released' and not free, so you can't get gears, two...
Forum: Project Builds February 14th 2016, 16:22
Replies: 132
Views: 18,872
Posted By spannermanager
Reference the above, news just fresh in, we have...

Reference the above, news just fresh in, we have just lost the Apex festival, the new noise test levels are biggining to bite, Drifting is already excluded from many venues for noise, we are ALL part...
Forum: Project Builds February 11th 2016, 15:41
Replies: 132
Views: 18,872
Posted By spannermanager
Noise tests this year for UK circuit and track...

Noise tests this year for UK circuit and track day cars are down to 100DB, that is VERY tough to achieve, drift cars are out at Some venues as they don't comply, air coolers may doubly struggle.
Forum: Body January 22nd 2016, 16:37
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By spannermanager
Any good. ...

Any good.

http://www.eagleownersclub.org.uk/Technical/vw_dimensions.jpg
Forum: Body December 27th 2015, 13:41
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By spannermanager
Here's mine, lots of time and work to make, they...

Here's mine, lots of time and work to make, they tie into the pan along its length, and into the rear diffuser, flat floor area is thereby increased considerably, airflow underside is cleaned right...
Forum: Project Builds November 4th 2015, 17:24
Replies: 36
Views: 6,323
Posted By spannermanager
Alex, We are of topic, so briefly, with dry sump,...

Alex, We are of topic, so briefly, with dry sump, a sump extension is alien, just added weight and complexity, it misses the point of d/s completely.
I run a raised trans for racing anyway, I do it...
Forum: Engines September 22nd 2015, 10:03
Replies: 3
Views: 1,065
Posted By spannermanager
You are right to bin the bolt on sump, it's nor...

You are right to bin the bolt on sump, it's nor required with dry sump, is the pump shown the one you are using? Single stage is limited in volume obviously, why not use a two stage?, Autocraft or...
Forum: Suspension June 4th 2015, 11:17
Replies: 16
Views: 2,667
Posted By spannermanager
That may well work, the angle on the lower bolt...

That may well work, the angle on the lower bolt will improve as the a arm arcs upwards losing camber, ie, going into -v camber as it does so, moving the upper mounting towards the car centreline...
Forum: Suspension May 31st 2015, 09:26
Replies: 16
Views: 2,667
Posted By spannermanager
My concern is More the cyclic loads suspension...

My concern is More the cyclic loads suspension components have to contend with, rather than a calculated yield point, it wouldn't be too difficult to calculate the yield point of the bolts, even from...
Forum: Suspension May 26th 2015, 15:15
Replies: 16
Views: 2,667
Posted By spannermanager
Cool Hi Graham, well I've never actually modified the...

Hi Graham, well I've never actually modified the Porsche ally a arms, but yes, it must be doable, firstly, from the pics above, it looks as if the lower fixing offers more ground clearance then the...
Forum: Suspension May 21st 2015, 17:41
Replies: 16
Views: 2,667
Posted By spannermanager
There are no question marks over the Porsche or...

There are no question marks over the Porsche or VW a arm strength, steel or alloy, but again, the steel arms are more versatile for fabricating a decent double sheer lower shock mount as Dave has...
Forum: Suspension May 21st 2015, 11:06
Replies: 16
Views: 2,667
Posted By spannermanager
Interesting the two separate setups above, one...

Interesting the two separate setups above, one using a 6 rib bus box with torsion tube intact, the other with much longer Subaru 'box with a sectioned and overhead 'bridge' plate reinforced torsion...
Forum: Suspension May 21st 2015, 08:47
Replies: 16
Views: 2,667
Posted By spannermanager
I should add my remarks concern race circuit cars...

I should add my remarks concern race circuit cars were you can give nothing away concerning running as low as possible, you won't beat a Porsche unless you gain the advantage in set up and handling,...
Forum: Suspension May 20th 2015, 16:53
Replies: 16
Views: 2,667
Posted By spannermanager
It depends on the agenda you have for the car,...

It depends on the agenda you have for the car, generally, for all but very smooth surfaces, there is insufficient travel before the shock bottoms out, ideally the travel needs to be increased by...
Forum: Project Builds April 10th 2015, 12:31
Replies: 107
Views: 13,717
Posted By spannermanager
Nice post Fiat, not taking it all to serious and...

Nice post Fiat, not taking it all to serious and having fun, what's the point if you never laugh out loud! rare and interesting engine build, , any more pics?, what was up with the old injection...
Forum: Project Builds January 22nd 2015, 05:23
Replies: 55
Views: 8,973
Posted By spannermanager
Kind words indeed, cheers gee.:)

Kind words indeed, cheers gee.:)
Forum: Project Builds January 19th 2015, 10:25
Replies: 397
Views: 44,768
Posted By spannermanager
I'm sure it will be fine, The loads are well...

I'm sure it will be fine, The loads are well distributed in your design, brilliant height adjuster idea, but the lower bolts would keep me awake, I know they are super tough, but could you not run a...
Forum: Project Builds January 17th 2015, 16:59
Replies: 397
Views: 44,768
Posted By spannermanager
Shock Top mounts are clever Paul, like...

Shock Top mounts are clever Paul, like it....lots.:)
Forum: Engines November 18th 2014, 12:33
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By spannermanager
Dhla are side draft, down draft are DRLA, there...

Dhla are side draft, down draft are DRLA, there are generally only 3 emulsion tube types for DRLA, common most are 9164 .1 .2 or.3, the .1 is common to Alphas, the .2 for VW, .3 I've seen only...
Forum: Project Builds October 27th 2014, 12:56
Replies: 105
Views: 21,674
Posted By spannermanager
Alex, Wally, Here you can see the mounting pad...

Alex, Wally, Here you can see the mounting pad concerned, just above were the torsion bar end plate fits, also from the mists of time, I seem to remember four bolts used on very early models, ie, two...
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