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Old 05-10-2021, 01:41 PM   #741 (permalink)
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That's a really interesting frame design. Two straight rails and a roll bar.

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Old 05-10-2021, 06:47 PM   #742 (permalink)
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That's a really interesting frame design. Two straight rails and a roll bar.
Two straight large diameter tubes very common in the 1930s eg Auto Union grand prix cars
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Old 05-10-2021, 07:39 PM   #743 (permalink)
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Regardless of its aerodynamics, I'm sure that might be a funny death trap.
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I hadn't noticed the steering gearbox mounted on the traverse spring mount. Now I'd want that on a car like the one I posted in Permalionk #737.
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I hadn't noticed the steering gearbox mounted on the traverse spring mount. Now I'd want that on a car like the one I posted in Permalionk #737.
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Which is it then: that set up because you can tolerate higher cornering "G" forces OR are the mechanical restraints the cause?
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Justacarguy asks, "is that Howard Hughes?

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1984 Honda ZOE ZIPPER
Looks quite like a sci-fi reinterpretation of the Isetta. I like it.

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