Go Back   EcoModder Forum > EcoModding > Hybrids
Register Now
 Register Now
 

Reply  Post New Thread
 
Submit Tools LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 08-21-2018, 12:48 AM   #51 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 13,508
Thanks: 3,288
Thanked 4,488 Times in 3,574 Posts
Quote:
Took front clip off the Prius and ran the tape measure.
What are the numbers? Wheel track? top to bottom of the drive train?

__________________
.
Haiku are easy
But sometimes they don't make sense
Refrigerator

_________________
  Reply With Quote
Alt Today
Popular topics

Other popular topics in this forum...

   
Old 08-21-2018, 07:22 AM   #52 (permalink)
Hoopie
 
Hoopie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Ohio
Posts: 192
Thanks: 22
Thanked 452 Times in 145 Posts


These are the measurements I took when doing my research. I’ll get the new numbers today and post them later.
  Reply With Quote
The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to Hoopie For This Useful Post:
Bill the Engineer (08-21-2018), California98Civic (08-21-2018), slowmover (11-14-2018), Xist (08-21-2018)
Old 08-21-2018, 10:18 AM   #53 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
Piotrsko's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: 1826 miles WSW of Normal
Posts: 708
Thanks: 28
Thanked 162 Times in 138 Posts
Track was wheel on or wheel off? I remember ghias using shallow offset rims
__________________
2000 F250 7.3 CC 20+ MPG @ 10000 #
2013 Golf tdi 47.5 mpg neutered, summer fuel
1988 Ranger EV Volt batts>> 17,000 MPG and climbing. Apart for rebuild.
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2018, 10:41 AM   #54 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 13,508
Thanks: 3,288
Thanked 4,488 Times in 3,574 Posts
Front track — 7.7 inches. Sounds like 3" fender flares (the Ghia body overhangs the wheels more than the Prius) unless you go for a lifted off-road look.
__________________
.
Haiku are easy
But sometimes they don't make sense
Refrigerator

_________________
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2018, 11:51 AM   #55 (permalink)
Master Novice
 
elhigh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: SE USA - East Tennessee
Posts: 2,269

Josie - '87 Toyota Pickup
90 day: 31.73 mpg (US)

Felicia - '09 Toyota Prius Base
90 day: 49.73 mpg (US)
Thanks: 395
Thanked 581 Times in 424 Posts
That Prius front track is only about a half inch wider than a stock Fiero rear. That gets the juices thinking...
__________________




Lead or follow. Either is fine.
  Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to elhigh For This Useful Post:
Bill the Engineer (08-21-2018)
Old 08-21-2018, 07:01 PM   #56 (permalink)
Hoopie
 
Hoopie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Ohio
Posts: 192
Thanks: 22
Thanked 452 Times in 145 Posts
Video update

https://youtu.be/svRRcGWAYi0


  Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Hoopie For This Useful Post:
Bill the Engineer (08-21-2018), Daox (08-21-2018), Xist (11-13-2018)
Old 08-21-2018, 10:00 PM   #57 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 13,508
Thanks: 3,288
Thanked 4,488 Times in 3,574 Posts


If the struts fall inboard the valley in the fender that's good. Are the 32" and 34" measurements to the ground or to the bottom of the chassis?
__________________
.
Haiku are easy
But sometimes they don't make sense
Refrigerator

_________________
  Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2018, 10:48 PM   #58 (permalink)
Hoopie
 
Hoopie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Ohio
Posts: 192
Thanks: 22
Thanked 452 Times in 145 Posts
The measurements are from the ground.
  Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Hoopie For This Useful Post:
Bill the Engineer (08-25-2018), freebeard (08-22-2018)
Old 08-22-2018, 10:15 PM   #59 (permalink)
Hoopie
 
Hoopie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: Ohio
Posts: 192
Thanks: 22
Thanked 452 Times in 145 Posts
Pria Ghia pt3 video update

https://youtu.be/E_Xu8uACbJM






Plan on driving it while I prepare the Prius platform.
  Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Hoopie For This Useful Post:
Bill the Engineer (08-23-2018)
Old 08-24-2018, 01:37 PM   #60 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
Piotrsko's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: 1826 miles WSW of Normal
Posts: 708
Thanks: 28
Thanked 162 Times in 138 Posts
no driving noises in the ghia. darn. was wondering how thrashed it really was.

__________________
2000 F250 7.3 CC 20+ MPG @ 10000 #
2013 Golf tdi 47.5 mpg neutered, summer fuel
1988 Ranger EV Volt batts>> 17,000 MPG and climbing. Apart for rebuild.
  Reply With Quote
Reply  Post New Thread


Thread Tools




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
All content copyright EcoModder.com