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PostPosted: Wed Feb 01, 2006 11:06 am    Post subject: Kit Car FAQ - Information & References Reply with quote

Below is a list of important threads / topics which will answer many of the frequently asked questions along the lines of Suspension and Parts. None of the Technical or Discussion Topics are locked and are therefore all active for discussion and your questions. Feel free to contribute to any of these threads, regardless of how long they have been idle. Check back here often for added threads and references.

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General Forum Information
TheSamba.com Forum Rules
How to post a photo in the Forums
VW Kit cars Image Gallery
Off-Road Forum

Technical Topics
Shortening a Pan
Buggy Wiring
Buggy Roll Cages
How to Soften Front Suspension
Looking for the perfect buggy exhaust

Discussion Topics
Identify the Buggy!
The Official Shalako / Shala Thread
Fiberglass Buggy Owners Map
List of Buggy Body Builders
Wiring Project List

External References
The Dune Buggy Archive
The Manx Club
The Dune Buggy Archive Photo Gallery
Dune Buggy Identification
How to Shorten a VW Pan
Baja Exhaust
Harness Installation Tips, Crow Enterprises
Dune Buggy Literature, Ads, and Articles

Steel gauge thickness:
10 ga. = .135"
11 ga. = .120"
12 ga. = .105"
13 ga. = .094"
14 ga. = .074"
16 ga. = .063"
18 ga. = .047"
20 ga. = .035"
22 ga. = .031"

Dune Buggy Handbook - James Hale
How to Modify Volkswagen Beetle: Suspension, Brakes & Chassis for High Performance - James Hale
Pocket Ref - Thomas J. Glover

based on the VolksRodders Forum Index by Kubel Nick

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