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  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:27 am   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1
Glad no one was hurt, Tom.

Metal can be fixed!




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  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

Replies: 1495
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:03 am   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1
Pilpton,
How is your build coming along?

Gene

Hi Gene,

Very slowly. I got distracted by a few other things this year so very little has happened. The chassis is complete (currently with VW ...
  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:56 am   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1


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Those look an awfull lot like MIG welds, not TIG. Weren't you saying that MIG welders were to expensive to use in the oil c ...
  Topic: Ghia coming home
Plipton

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PostForum: Ghia   Posted: Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:41 pm   Subject: Re: Ghia coming home
That's looking good, Halbug. You've had to modify it a lot more than I realised to fit the Trekker chassis but it will be worth it in the end!!
  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2018 11:53 am   Subject: Performance Chassis for T1
I know some of you where looking at using stock spindles. Me too Very Happy

I had another run of those adapters started, before knowing Kevin would be making adapters too. Initially he had none, so I mad ...
  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:18 am   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1
Look what arrived today. Thanks Kevin. The shifter will be a nice addition on the oval.

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  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:38 pm   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1
And where did you see the post from coolrydes? Couldnt find them

Here you go..... https://www.facebook.com/Kevin.Coolrydes.Zagar?hc_ref=ARS7x9_PTJp38fKeJTzx75zOF8wvOyWHj2KO-fFyja3Cbf3q0ORK1yAqGOSN ...
  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:37 am   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1

I am currently going the auto mechanic route, which is decent pay here if you are a good one. We get paid under education the last two years and im saving some for the beetle. I am going to college ...
  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:39 am   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1
Me too:) looking forward to having the cash Razz

Jeg trodde alle var rike i Norge Very Happy
Nei, men det er hvertfall større middelklasse enn i USA Razz og jeg er bare 17 år gammel Wink

Haha. You will have ...
  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:10 am   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1
Me too:) looking forward to having the cash Razz

Jeg trodde alle var rike i Norge Very Happy
  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

Replies: 1495
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:49 am   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1
Not wanting to be a party-pooper here but there are things about the Brazilian system I am not keen on.

1. The anti-roll (sway) bar mounts to the wishbones (A arms) like the stock ones mount to t ...
  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:45 am   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1
Not wanting to be a party-pooper here but there are things about the Brazilian system I am not keen on.

1. The anti-roll (sway) bar mounts to the wishbones (A arms) like the stock ones mount to t ...
  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

Replies: 1495
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 12:44 am   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1
Sorry, me again.

Slightly off topic, but I ordered, and paid for, a UTF oil cooler mount from Kevin a year ago. Apart from one email apologising for the delay (4 months ago) I have not been able t ...
  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

Replies: 1495
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:44 am   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1
Sorry, me again.

Slightly off topic, but I ordered, and paid for, a UTF oil cooler mount from Kevin a year ago. Apart from one email apologising for the delay (4 months ago) I have not been able t ...
  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

Replies: 1495
Views: 534780

PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:35 am   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1
Not wanting to be a party-pooper here but there are things about the Brazilian system I am not keen on.

1. The anti-roll (sway) bar mounts to the wishbones (A arms) like the stock ones mount to t ...
  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

Replies: 1495
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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:21 am   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1
The Vintech 550 uses Eyeball Engineering front, BuggyT4. Smile Sadly Bruce Bewarder (the CEO, founder, owner etc) died a few months ago.

Oh no, is he the same as the EHV guy who makes the replacemen ...
  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 12:00 pm   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1
I have to admit, the Brazilian one looks good. The front looks like it's bolt-on so would be a lot easier to install for most people.

The rear looks amazing. Similar to the rear on the V8 Stealth ...
  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 11:46 am   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1
The Vintech 550 uses Eyeball Engineering front, BuggyT4. Smile Sadly Bruce Bewarder (the CEO, founder, owner etc) died a few months ago.

I also looked at Red9. In my opinion it's nothing like as go ...
  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:06 am   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1
i’ll have to ask TUF, because 10 000$ with taxes and shipment to norway is a lot if you do not get it legal

Indeed!!! Smile
  Topic: Performance Chassis for T1
Plipton

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PostForum: Performance/Engines/Transmissions   Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:46 am   Subject: Re: Performance Chassis for T1
It's all about the scrub. A longer top wishbone would give a different scrub radius. I think the original design used stock spindles but that was changed later.

Also the Mendeola spindles are 30 ...
 
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