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PostPosted: January 16, 2018, 10:35 am 
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I never thought of the compression forces. Would it be beneficial to make all horizontal bars out of the 1.5"? That would be just as easy to do.


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PostPosted: January 16, 2018, 12:13 pm 
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Probably not needed unless that Volvo motor is a real "Boat Anchor". The usual Locost frame is overbuilt compared to the frames that lotus had built for their cars.

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