Video of my 66 corsa

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Video of my 66 corsa

Unread post by crogers » Mon Nov 21, 2016 10:50 pm

https://vimeo.com/182051661?ref=fb-share
Just click the link above,when you see the pic of my car hit the play button.
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Re: Video of my 66 corsa

Unread post by joemonza » Tue Nov 22, 2016 7:49 pm

Sweeeet!!!!!
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Re: Video of my 66 corsa

Unread post by crogers » Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:14 pm

Thanks man!
1960 500 coupe 3spd
1960 700 sedan pg.
1962 Monza coupe 4spd.
1962 spyder convertible
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1964 Monza convertible 4spd.
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Re: Video of my 66 corsa

Unread post by azdave » Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:23 am

Nice but I want to see those wheel cranked hard right and left while you are entering or exiting a gas station driveway or such.

I don't see how you serioulsly lowered LM guys get away with driving around like that without slicing up the tires, stripping off the trim or deforming the wheel lips. My sport sedan is only lowered by one coil and the first time I entered a slightly inclined driveway it chewed the wheel trim all to pieces. It really ruins your "I'm so bitch'en " moment when everyone looks to see what that horrible noise just was and they are all looking at you. ::-):
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Re: Video of my 66 corsa

Unread post by thewolfe » Wed Nov 23, 2016 9:01 am

It's all in wheel width, tire width, and backspace. My car is that low and I have zero issues with tires rubbing. I also have modified steering arms that give me quick steer but also allow me to turn a tight radius unlike regular quick arms and still no rubs ever.
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Re: Video of my 66 corsa

Unread post by SteveH » Wed Nov 23, 2016 10:26 am

thewolfe wrote:I......I also have modified steering arms that give me quick steer but also allow me to turn a tight radius unlike regular quick arms and still no rubs ever.

Ok, I'm interested... homemade?
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Re: Video of my 66 corsa

Unread post by thewolfe » Wed Nov 23, 2016 12:25 pm

They were modified by Michael Leveque. I had him shorten to the length of Clark's quick steer arms but also position the tie rod mounting points as far out as possible to reduce tire scrubbing from the increased ackerman angle. When I had the Clark's arms my turning radius was reduced and the tires scrubbed when making tight turns because of that ackerman. They don't scrub at all now and I can turn tighter. One would have to have disc brakes to use arms like these as the drum backing plates would be in the way. Probably larger than stock wheels as well. I'm using bump steer adapters on the arms which drops the mounting point of the tie rod(necessary because of my ball joint setup). They ride inside the wheels and that bottom nut clears my 17" wheels by about 1/4".
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Re: Video of my 66 corsa

Unread post by SteveH » Wed Nov 23, 2016 3:28 pm

thanks! very cool, but a bit beyond where i am taking this car. I appreciate the details though!!!
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Re: Video of my 66 corsa

Unread post by crogers » Wed Nov 23, 2016 4:45 pm

Yeah,my car doesn't rub even a little,full lock left or right.stock 69 camaro backspacing (can't remember what it is) there is lots of room between tire and wheel well.
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1960 700 sedan pg.
1962 Monza coupe 4spd.
1962 spyder convertible
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1964 Monza convertible 4spd.
1966 corsa coupe turbo

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Re: Video of my 66 corsa

Unread post by crogers » Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:59 pm

Dave,maybe ur tires are too tall, what size are you running? I've got 205/50/15 on 15x7 wheels
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1960 500 coupe 3spd
1960 700 sedan pg.
1962 Monza coupe 4spd.
1962 spyder convertible
1964 Monza coupe pg.
1964 Monza convertible 4spd.
1966 corsa coupe turbo

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Re: Video of my 66 corsa

Unread post by GasDaddy140 » Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:01 am

You and your car are badass!
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Re: Video of my 66 corsa

Unread post by crogers » Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:44 pm

Haha!! Thanks Alan!
1960 500 coupe 3spd
1960 700 sedan pg.
1962 Monza coupe 4spd.
1962 spyder convertible
1964 Monza coupe pg.
1964 Monza convertible 4spd.
1966 corsa coupe turbo

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Re: Video of my 66 corsa

Unread post by God.favored » Sun Nov 27, 2016 1:48 pm

Love it, that's sick!


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Re: Video of my 66 corsa

Unread post by SyntheticBlnkerFluid » Sun Nov 27, 2016 5:24 pm

What brand tires are you running? I'm going to go with 15" wheels and performance tires are starting to become unobtainable the sizes needed to work on a Corvair.


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Re: Video of my 66 corsa

Unread post by crogers » Mon Nov 28, 2016 1:05 am

The only brand I could find in the sizes I wanted was kumho ecsta tires 205/50/15 front and 235/50/15 rear
1960 500 coupe 3spd
1960 700 sedan pg.
1962 Monza coupe 4spd.
1962 spyder convertible
1964 Monza coupe pg.
1964 Monza convertible 4spd.
1966 corsa coupe turbo

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Re: Video of my 66 corsa

Unread post by SyntheticBlnkerFluid » Mon Nov 28, 2016 1:37 pm

Well that's good to know. Tires will be coming soon.


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