31-12-07

Intermediate gearbox mount

To keep the 2110cc engine tied in, I need to have an intermedaite gearbox mount...

testfitting the base plate

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Welded on the support

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IRS gearbox

Testfitting the Splitscreens nosecone on the chassis. This is needed to mount the 1303gearbox on an old chassis. Fits nice!

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Chassis legs

Still a litle bit of mods needed on the chassis legs to clear the CV joint.

BEFORE

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AFTER

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IRS

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Welded:-)

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IRS

Started cutting up the ovals chassis.

Created a template to know where to cut for the IRS mounts

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BIG HOLE!  I had to reroute the mechanical brake cable tube a bit

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Positioning the IRS bracket

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Both of them positionned, ready for welding

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IRS

Checking the JIG on an original beetles IRS chassis

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And then I started removing the IRS mounts...

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Both of them removed and cleaned

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30-12-07

IRS conversion

Finally I got some time to convert the chassis from Straight Axle to IRS (I want to use a 1303S gearbox with the Porsche 944arms and diskbrakes)

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Gone is the gearbox:-)

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