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 Post subject: my clubman
PostPosted: March 26, 2016, 6:44 pm 
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hello from australia a couple of photos of my build
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 Post subject: Re: my clubman
PostPosted: March 27, 2016, 1:16 pm 
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Boris,

Very interesting build. Looks great, I love the raw aluminum finish. :cheers:

Could you provide some more detail on your windshield and support? Maybe some pics of its fabrication.

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 Post subject: Re: my clubman
PostPosted: March 27, 2016, 1:59 pm 
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Nice work. Looks like you made the seats too? They match your windshield brace. We'd love to know more.
:thmbsup: :cheers:

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 Post subject: Re: my clubman
PostPosted: March 27, 2016, 2:51 pm 
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Very nice, are you using a GM based V8?

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 Post subject: Re: my clubman
PostPosted: March 27, 2016, 4:37 pm 
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Nice work. It does look like a V8 too. Build and construction photos would be welcome. I suppose you could do a "retro-active" build log and post from your Oz photos/build log if you've have one.

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Damn! That front slip angle is way too large and the Ackerman is just a muddle.

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 Post subject: Re: my clubman
PostPosted: March 27, 2016, 4:43 pm 
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i did not do a build log i did not know about these forums when i did it, but have a few photos.
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 Post subject: Re: my clubman
PostPosted: March 27, 2016, 11:48 pm 
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wind deflecter is made of 3 bits of alloy welded together,
engine is ls1 with cross ram itbs
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PostPosted: March 28, 2016, 12:14 am 
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photo of bonnet ares end and engine
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PostPosted: March 28, 2016, 12:00 pm 
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Boris, thanks for posting the additional pics. Even more awesome seeing the detail shown. Very creative sheet metal design and execution. I particularly like the Duvall style wind deflector.

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PostPosted: May 28, 2016, 1:46 pm 
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Boris, looks great! Gotta ask, what is your ride height, and how much clearance do you have with the exhaust under the car. I'm doing a Gen1 5.7, so I would be most interested in how that panned out. I'd love to run the exhaust under the car if possible.

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 Post subject: Re: my clubman
PostPosted: May 28, 2016, 1:55 pm 
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mad skills nice build

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 Post subject: Re: my clubman
PostPosted: June 1, 2016, 4:36 pm 
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i have about 150mm under front of chassis and 170 mm under rear end up with about 90mm under exhaust.
straight 2.5 inch homemade muffler expansion area in the front of muffler then s/steel packed perf tube unbolt rear hanger /gearbox hanger and at extractor flange then exhaust comes off all in one .there is about 10mm clearence from exhaust to chassis no heat issues
or bangiging of exhaust on chassis.
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 Post subject: Re: my clubman
PostPosted: September 10, 2016, 8:50 pm 
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made some swinging doors for colder day runs
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PostPosted: September 10, 2016, 10:52 pm 
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Nice doors. I had a similar idea for the hinges. The door doesn't need to be held open wile entering/ exiting. Your latch is about as simple as it comes. I really like. I never finished my doors. Maybe.........

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PostPosted: September 11, 2016, 10:30 am 
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Nice! Thanks for posting.

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Damn! That front slip angle is way too large and the Ackerman is just a muddle.

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