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post #8 of (permalink) Old 09-16-2019, 01:30 AM Thread Starter
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Chepsk8: Both of your pictures are great solutions, I only wish I had the skills to construct the x-frames. I will attempt the pin solution.

At the LCS, the Traveler spoke to me about the chassis flex issue which he confirmed with FFR. Apparently they might collaborate on a bracing solution for the transmission tunnel. Also the vendor with the high-tech builds that were at the show also produce some custom latches which would mitigate the issue - but I was told they cost $350 each (I have not confirmed that price).

If all else fail, I can do what I've seen a couple of times with FFR's at track days, people just take the doors off.

When I built the car, I didn't even know track days existed or that I would have such an interest - should'a could'a would's built a spec racer instead.


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