MrChaos
MrChaos Dork
4/22/19 9:12 a.m.

So BoxheadTim is coming to pick up the 95 M I have, so I will have a spot for a rallycross car.

I was thinking CVPI but I haven't really been swayed by them.

A 81 Firebird with a 400 and a turbo 350 has shown up on FB marketplace and it speaks to me. 

I dont care about being competitive since it would be put in MR anyway since it was a V6 car.

NOT A TA
NOT A TA Dork
4/22/19 9:39 a.m.

Does it have a posi rear?  If you go for it have a look at my line of  parts for strengthening suspension pick up points and chassis stiffening https://lab-14.myshopify.com/

MrChaos
MrChaos Dork
4/22/19 9:48 a.m.

In reply to NOT A TA :

Idk yet, but I'm guessing no.

RacetruckRon
RacetruckRon HalfDork
4/22/19 10:05 a.m.

Enable. Enable. Enable.

Not the same year but you get the idea.

AngryCorvair
AngryCorvair MegaDork
4/22/19 10:07 a.m.

 ... checking Build Threads section for  recent threads started by MrChaos ....

Patrick
Patrick MegaDork
4/22/19 11:05 a.m.

They’re very noodly and if you don’t do solid subframe bushings and proper weld in through the floor subframe connectors you’re possibly going to start tearing floor stuff apart.  

Dusterbd13-michael
Dusterbd13-michael MegaDork
4/22/19 11:35 a.m.

Please do 15x10. Cragar ss wheels and 33x12.50x15 mud tires. 

Toyman01
Toyman01 MegaDork
4/22/19 12:44 p.m.

I can't help with the Firebird but I will do some enabling. The CVPI is a hoot. I ended up in MR because the Mustang wheels are wider than the stock steel wheels. I still managed to win the championship for the year much to the dismay of a couple of Miatas. 

 

 

 

MrChaos
MrChaos Dork
4/22/19 12:52 p.m.

In reply to Toyman01 :

I know the cvpi is the correct choice but I was also looking for other options. I am going to message the cvpi dealer here to see if he has any with lsds.

ShawnG
ShawnG PowerDork
4/22/19 2:07 p.m.

I wouldn't use a Flexbody for off-road use without reinforcement.

Drive one on pavement for a little while and watch how much shake and flex you get from the front end when you hit some bumps.

Petrolburner
Petrolburner Dork
4/22/19 11:15 p.m.

In reply to MrChaos :

 

With a Ford 8.8" solid rear axle, the hearing and LSD options are cheap and plentiful.  Consider a Lincoln Town Car too. I like mine.  

 

MrChaos
MrChaos Dork
4/23/19 6:04 a.m.
Petrolburner said:

In reply to MrChaos :

 

With a Ford 8.8" solid rear axle, the hearing and LSD options are cheap and plentiful.  Consider a Lincoln Town Car too. I like mine.  

 

I have the dealer checking door codes on his 4 p71's to see if any are LSD cars

Matt
Matt Reader
4/23/19 8:05 a.m.

"race cars don't have leaf springs"

i was told that once...it still makes me laugh - but the 2nd gen cars are great, you won't find opposition here. 3rd gens are fun cars as well!

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