V8 midmount Beetle

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I'm in... If its not too expensive :roll:


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6 guys = about R 100.00 each more or less, correct? :hangloose:
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I think we can order? Who wants to do the honours, once we agree we can order and take it from there?

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Hey bratjie

I went to that guys site,is seems toe be aus dollars?how mauch is the aus dollar to the rand?bratjie cant you give it a deadline date till maybe later the month nearer to payday?cause id like to be in but not sure,so i think if anyone reads this and is at al intersted just put on your name and on the deadline we check how many people want to be in and then we decide if we take it at the price it is then?
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O wanted to ask in what format do you buy it?seems to be a cd?or what?
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Holy crap on a stick....the box rorty recomends is a R30 tye 369 used by some gt 40 guys...the one guy recons it can handle 300hp but its cost him 350£ for a second hand box!!!Bugger are you familiar with this box?can a beetle box handel it?a stock 302 ford puts out 160 odd kw..what other box is suggested?
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Aussie dollar is about 6.75 to the rand and the format is on cd wich is printable I beleive. I just have one question if anybody knows before we start building these projects, are we going to be able to reg and roadworthy these vehicles? If any body has some info please share.
So far my idea is a V8 Lexus motor and an Audi box, what were you guy's planning? Suspension wise I'm sure there are a lot of possibilities.

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I was wondering the same thing whats are the regulations in sa with respect to building your own spaceframe chassis?does it need to be assed by a engineer?or is it an sa the normal just as long as it is safe type of thing???
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At this point im not plannig v8...i just want the spacframe plans and method of building it...i want subby ej20t midmount with subby box...
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I just want a space frame for my eagle. will decide later on the power plant. bratjie, why the audi box with the lexus motor? whats wrong with the lexus box?
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Count me in just in case the future holds something.
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BUGGOFF wrote:I just want a space frame for my eagle. will decide later on the power plant. bratjie, why the audi box with the lexus motor? whats wrong with the lexus box?
Dont think it is frontwheel drive, haven't actually researched that part, if it isn't then you'll need a differential and there is certainly no space for a propshaft inbetween. A tranny that is f/wheel drive in an inline engine configuration is what's needed as opposed to a f/wheel drive transverse engine or rear wheel drive.
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hitlers revenge wrote:Count me in just in case the future holds something.
Hitler's in :hangloose:

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Looks like this is going to be a large bulk buy :hangloose: or........



turn into a Banana Republic transaction :lol:
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Ha the race is on.

This Alfa is racing at Zwartkops with mid engine V6 The w/shop is where the APEX Porsche w/shop was, Maybe he can help you .

Handling /suspension set up is a huge issue with these cars.
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BARON wrote:Ha the race is on.

This Alfa is racing at Zwartkops with mid engine V6 The w/shop is where the APEX Porsche w/shop was, Maybe he can help you .

Handling /suspension set up is a huge issue with these cars.
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I can concur that the suspension setup on these cars are a pain... even in stock form.... because the bushes are made from chocolate.... :|
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