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    I don't think you can change the wheelbase much...

    I don't think you can change the wheelbase much or you would need to modify the body for it.
    I have heard of vw vs Mustang 2 suspension.

    Also


    There are two chassis configurations, 1 is short...
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    X axles

    I can't answer directly either. I just know the following and don't know how this affects height or engine or transaxle.
    The Corvair transaxle is flipped because a Corvair is a rear engine car. If...
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    I am tempted to make the rear hatch open forward,...

    I am tempted to make the rear hatch open forward, hinged up at the roof.
    That idea will have to wait till later.
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    Cool car

    Welcome Dave, your fab work is very good and I like the way you solve issues and design and fab mechanisms in. Your additions look like they belong in the Manta Design.


    You will have a great...
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    Gas Pedal and Throttle Cable

    Control Cables of Santa Fe Springs, California

    I used them too for a decompression cable for my cafe racer. Custom weird ends. Made it perfectly.
    Jeff

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    3D printed adjustable mock up wheels. So I can...

    3D printed adjustable mock up wheels. So I can buy the right rims and tires.
    Something like 18X12 rear 18X10 fronts look about right.
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    Doing body work, and painting, and paint...

    Doing body work, and painting, and paint correction.
    The whole body single stage gloss white first, and then more colors added.
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    By The Way, Years ago I bead blasted all the...

    By The Way, Years ago I bead blasted all the hardware and then nickle plated them.
    Some we replaced with new hardware.
    I am changing the headlights so they will be fixed and not pop ups.
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    I have been to Renegade. Many cool ideas and cool...

    I have been to Renegade. Many cool ideas and cool cars there.
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    I am doing the same thing. I am not lowering the...

    I am doing the same thing.
    I am not lowering the lights too much though. it is not legal here.
  12. Who thinks he should go with the red car chassis,...

    Who thinks he should go with the red car chassis, and who think start with the yellow car chassis?
  13. The Quill shafts go from the clutch through the...

    The Quill shafts go from the clutch through the transaxle.

    They can fail at 400 hp. Good to have spares.

    The yellow car frame has Mustang 2 front suspension I think.And the other frame has...
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    Good pictures here: ...

    Good pictures here:

    http://mantacarsforum.com/showthread.php/2800-Black-Mirage-Build-Diary

    and see page 5 ...
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    I really don't know for sure which trans and...

    I really don't know for sure which trans and engine I will put in there next.
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    Bought a Porsche Boxster S 6 speed transaxle. ...

    Bought a Porsche Boxster S 6 speed transaxle.

    And an Audi 01X 6 speed transaxle.

    One for Manta, one for 914 V8.
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    I am still doing bodywork and paint. Getting...

    I am still doing bodywork and paint.

    Getting rid of pop up headlights and redoing them now.

    Working on a Porsche 914 350C.I. V8 too.

    That build thread is at 914world.com

    Jerry
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    Welcome Hubert. I am going through a Mirage and...

    Welcome Hubert. I am going through a Mirage and its a cool car. Did you ever see the car in the 1974 movie "Gone in 60 seconds"? I have always wanted a Mirage since about 1974. :--)

    (I put a 350...
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    I am doing bodywork. Here is a cad...

    I am doing bodywork.



    Here is a cad drawing:

    740
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    Many parts got a gentle light abrasive...

    Many parts got a gentle light abrasive "sandblast".
    To clean and abraid the surfaces.
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    A lot of body paint prep work going on to the...

    A lot of body paint prep work going on to the fiberglass parts.
    I am working on several parts and several others are at a shop.
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    8 stacks ...

    8 stacks

    https://speedmaster79.com/pce1351002-chevy-sbc-350-down-draft-8-stack-turnkey-efi-individual-throttle-body-system-kit/


    the 3000-10000 rpm statement worries me a bit.
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    Alum block sbc ...

    Alum block sbc

    https://speedmaster79.com/pce2861040-speedmaster-chevy-sb-350-b-4000-dh-9025-aluminium-engine-block-usa-machined/
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    Hi, Welcome, I have never heard of the location...

    Hi,
    Welcome, I have never heard of the location of that car. Manta #2 is in Arizona.

    My car was in the long beach area it's whole life but it is probably not the movie car.
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