New H-body IRS, 9", & front suspension - who's interested?

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Re: New H-body IRS and front suspension - who's interested?

Postby mahoy78spyder » Thu Nov 19, 2015 6:13 pm

I've been talking to Kevin today on ballpark prices. I'll let him take a closer look at the donor car that Michael dropped off first so he can get a better idea of the time & materials needed before posting my best guesstimate, but hope to have something soon.
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Re: New H-body IRS, 9", & front suspension - who's intereste

Postby SeniorSavage » Thu Nov 19, 2015 6:57 pm

i think its a worthy project, and if i hadnt just finished replacing every single stock suspension part on my car i'd be up for this.

good luck and thanks.
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Re: New H-body IRS, 9", & front suspension - who's intereste

Postby monzaaddict » Sun Jul 24, 2016 11:28 am

anything ever come of any of this?
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Re: New H-body IRS, 9", & front suspension - who's intereste

Postby olds70supreme » Mon Jul 25, 2016 9:23 pm

I'm interested as well.
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Re: New H-body IRS, 9", & front suspension - who's intereste

Postby mahoy78spyder » Tue Jul 26, 2016 11:37 am

Hey guys, thanks for checking in. The short answer is 'not yet'. Kevin and Chad still have Mike Allen's Sunbird hatchback to use as a template for parts, but the hope was (as I understand it) that a sponsor (read: paying customer) could be talked into converting that chassis into an IMSA Monza for SEMA and/or upcoming shows/competition. What they (ie. paying customer) wanted to go with instead was a C-3 Corvette, so the team there at Hot Rod Chassis and Cycle have been busy at work building that car in time for some upcoming events, to include SEMA and some races for the The Ultimate Street Car Assoc. (hopefully within the next month).

Having said that, it's still in the plans to build H-body suspension parts, and based on my last conversation with Kevin, the bolt-in 9-inch rear end would be the easiest one to tackle first. Once they're ready to commit, he'll look for a number of committed customers (I certainly will be one of them) so he can build a jig/template and build them to speck - probably sans the brakes though as everyone has different needs/wants there.

I check in with them from time to time and I'll ask him what that status of things are and get back with everyone here.

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Re: New H-body IRS, 9", & front suspension - who's intereste

Postby mahoy78spyder » Tue Jul 26, 2016 6:26 pm

Yup. That's when they debuted their chassis with the HRPT. The entire car will be done in the month or so. If you're a fan of the old road race series of the 60's & 70's, it pays homage to the famous Owens Corning Corvette.
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Re: New H-body IRS, 9", & front suspension - who's intereste

Postby zeke » Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:23 pm

Bump^ Curious on price/availability if the bolt in rear end upgrade happened.
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