<VV> Need info for new project...

Dave Ziegler dziegler3 at comcast.net
Wed May 6 21:55:53 EDT 2009

Andy, I think this is what you are recalling.

Dave.. .
On May 6, 2009, at 12:29 PM, bjornyesterday wrote:

> Greetings List Members,
> I recall an article in Mechanix Illustrated Magazine sometime in  
> the 1950s about using a Renault front suspension, a home-made rear  
> suspension, a motorcycle engine, and wood for the frame, to make a  
> sports car.  The body was made from narrow wood strips attached to  
> plywood bulkheads, and the construction was patterned after boat  
> construction.
> I have a '61 Monza coupe to use as a donor, and was wondering if  
> the Corvair front suspension and the rear suspension and engine  
> could be used in a similar project.  I know that the Corvair parts  
> are much heavier than the Renault and motorcycle parts.
> Has anyone on this list had any experience with using wood for  
> frame construction and body covering.  Any and all information,  
> advice, warnings, admonitions, etc will be appreciated.
> Andy Anderson
> The road to a friend's house is never long.
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