Build postponed due to health issues. Now thinking hard about Coupe. While the plan is going on thrashing a 97 donor I refer as The Beater. Daily driver is a 2011 Mustang Convertible which is a blast, can't wait til those beach cruises are in a Roadster.
Myrtle Beach, SC
Cars and Grandkids
Daily Driver 2011 Ford Mustang Convertible
Donor 1997 Mustang Coupe The biggest performance item in any car is the loose nut holding the steering wheel.
Was watching some of the video from yesterday and got to thinking about driveshaft alignment being critical. Could you guys comment on how things differ with IRS and Live axles. From a quick glance it appears you should see almost no movement with IRS so why isn't it just a direct connect?
Secondly I always heard that there needed to be a small matching angle at both ends for a live axle but it doesn't look like the IRS has any adjustability. So
Jim @ FFR sent me these pics of the R frame mods. Notice the door bars (it jets inboard to let the door hinge work,) rear diagonal bar, front hoop 'gusset' bars, middle of rear top hoop to shock tower, and front bars in front of the passenger. The frame is getting finish welded today, and off to get powder coated
Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe R Kit ordered, now its time to get to the details.
I have been racing the old FFR#48 Challenge Car for the past 11 years, and decided its time to switch it up and try my hand at racing a Type 65 Coupe. The aero advantages and frame stiffness the Type 65 Coupe offers sold me on the switch-o-rooney. So, I sold FFR#48 Challenge Car as a rolling chassis, kept all of the important stuff like engine, dry sump, trans, ecu, data logger, wing, and fuel cell which will
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