<VV> Need info for new project...
ronh at owt.com
Wed May 6 22:10:22 EDT 2009
I sure wouldn't want to be in it if it rolled over!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Ziegler" <dziegler3 at comcast.net>
To: <bjornyesterday at yahoo.com>
Cc: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 06, 2009 6:55 PM
Subject: Re: <VV> Need info for new project...
> 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
>> 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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