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     1  +11 2014 mar 30haynes roadster suspensionLocostUSA.com • View topic - Haynes Roadster rear suspensionHi Guys, I've finally gotten close to the point of building a rear suspension ( although I STILL can't find a rear diff :BH: ). But I am not sure what to ...
     5  ~ 2014 may 12boost requiernew idea for boost control, AKA the zero boost system - Locost USASo on the 7 I'm planning on having a low boost and a high boost .... for track condition, no boost would requier a pretty massive waste gate, ...
     5  ~ 2014 may 04exotic bikes scorpionLocostUSA.com • View topic - Got to meet Scorpion P6 OwnerSo i have had an attraction to the Scorpion P6 motorcycle since first
     6  -3 2014 jun 03s2000 motion ratioLocostUSA.com • View topic - Mike's S2000 /R1 LMPFront Track 57.9” (Stock S2000 ) ... S2000 front and rear spindles, hubs, rotors and callipers (for now…need something lighter) ... Motion Ratio .
     10  +91 2014 apr 08wiring head lamp konventionalLocostUSA.com • View topic - Headlight wiring : Conventional to Bi I've mentioned it before, but as I am coming quite close to wiring , I really need to figure out what is going to be required to run BMW HID ...
     11  -3 2014 may 11fenders n moreLocostUSA.com • View topic - Aluminum fenders from Fenders N ' MoreHas anyone heard of this company or dealt with them? They are in California and make lots of custom trailer fenders . I got a quote for $75 each ...
     12  -2 2014 apr 20diy plasma cutterLocostUSA.com • View topic - DIY Plasma Cutter - 3/8 capable and I started off searching for plans on the internet after hearing rumors of a working DIY plasma cutter . I found a crude hand drawn version from a ...
     14  -3 2014 may 09locost kit carLocostUSA.com • View topic - Locost and Kit cars to be banned In what will be a shock to thousands of kit car enthusists, Senator Jon Kyl of the US House of Representitives today issued a statement that will ...
     14  ~ 2014 apr 20lotus seven kitBuilding a locost lotus 7 replica in the USAAfter reading Ron Champion's book, I created this page to serve as a resource for Locost sportscar builders here in the USA and vicinity. I recently began doing ...
     15  +3 2014 may 11china plasma cutterLocostUSA.com • View topic - Plasma Cutter Review, Thoughts I then starting looking on e-bay and there are a plethora of what appear to be cheap Chinese knockoff plasma cutters , such as this:
     16  ~ 2014 jun 30low price lotus
     17  -1 2014 may 05chassis saver prepTrying out product chassis saver how much? What metal Prep ?I am going to try out the product chassis saver as it appears to be just like Por-15 ... What have you guys found as the best metal prep agent?
     19  +2 2014 apr 17chp brake inpectionLocostUSA.com • View topic - CA SB100 question on brake and light When I started my SB100 paperwork, they said that I needed three inspections : CHP , brake and light, and smog. However, the brake and light ...
     20  +5 2014 mar 29autoxs foldable axel standsLocostUSA.com • View topic - Austin Seven Special ?!? - Building a i see you stand like greyhounds in the slips straining upon the start, the games
     21  +80 2014 may 19scratch built f 16 intakeLocostUSA.com • View topic - Individual Throttle Bodies & Intake Over the year I have been reading most of the build logs from A to Z. It ... This is how I started to work on a new fuel injected 2.0 liter 16V strait 4: ... My build log:
     21  -5 2014 apr 29reverse trike plansLocostUSA.com • View topic - WTB: Doran reverse trike plansI dithered for years about buying a set and see now that Riley no longer sells them. If you have a set gathering dust let me know. Thanks, Stan ...
     21  -13 2014 apr 27wet sump accusumpLocostUSA.com • View topic - Accusump Oil Accumulators ?I'm going to install an Accusump on the ZX12 powering my rwd Mini along with a ... Most wet sumps can very successfully be enhanced by an ...
     21  -2 2014 mar 28caterham wind deflectorsLocostUSA.com • View topic - FS - Caterham series 3 bench seats New, never installed, bench seats from a Caterham kit. ... I am also selling a complete genuine Caterham wind deflector kit (wind deflectors + all ...
     22  -15 2014 apr 30build a lotusLocostUSA.com • View topic - Wantiong to build a Lotus 33 or 35 Now that I have reached the dear age of 61, I have decided that it's time for me to build the car of my dreams; a Lotus Formula One either a 33 ...
     23  -14 2014 apr 16tilton pedal boxLocostUSA.com • View topic - Floor mounted pedal box ...did you I have always loved dreaming of a dual mc Tilton pedal box ... The prices on these boxes are well beyond what I consider "locost". They are not ...
     23  +6 2014 apr 09car builders forumLocostUSA.com • Index page - Building a locost lotus 7 replica in the This forum is for discussion of builds that don't follow the traditional Locost design . Moderators: ... A better way to build a better car , but you're not building it yet?
     24  -6 2014 apr 15creating replica webpageI recently began doing some research into building my own Lotus 7 replica and ... If you have built a Locost style car, or are building one and have a webpage  ...
     25  +10 2014 may 01diamond racing wheelsLocostUSA.com • View topic - Diamond Racing wheels 13x10These are in good shape,just need a new paint job. 7" backspace,5x100 bolt pattern. $60.00 for the set of four.Will ship-buyer pays.I have a ...
     25  +6 2014 mar 28doall tool-saver lubeLocostUSA.com • View topic - Cutting 5052 aluminum plate As for using wax as a lubricant , any kinda wax will work. I use candle wax all the time ... I use DoAll Tool Saver . It's wax-like, comes in a large ...
     26  -21 2014 jun 20super stalker saturdayLocostUSA.com • View topic - FS: Replica 1959 Lotus 7. A Brunton If you are looking for a car that turns heads and is amazing to drive, this is it. If you want a car that will beat super cars on the street and the track ...
     27  -20 2014 may 24ceramic sleeves and tubesLocostUSA.com • View topic - Ceramic sleeve inside exhaust tubes ?They used an LS engine with 4" side pipes, cutting ceramic foam into rings, then inserted into the tubes . I kind of like the concept. The ceramic  ...
     27  -10 2014 apr 17plasma cutter reviewsLocostUSA.com • View topic - Plasma Cutter Review , Thoughts I've decided I need, that's right, need, a plasma cutter and have convinced the wife it would be a good idea as well. It's part skill, part amazing ...
     28  ~ 2014 may 13spun aluminumtank headsLocostUSA.com • View topic - spun aluminum tank sending unitok thanks guys. ill get my ohm meter out tomorrow and check. just off the top of my head (so i don't have to go out in the cold) its a auto meter ...
     30  +5 2014 apr 04craigslist miata for saleCraigslist phoenix miata powered 7 project for sale - Building a Just spotted this tonight,sorry cant add link im on my phone doing this,look under cars for sale ,phoenix craigslist then search lotus ...
     31  -18 2014 apr 13miata cooling systemLocostUSA.com • View topic - Miata coolant bypass / reroute I've pretty well talked myself into rerouting the Miata cooling system , largely inspired by the broken thermostat housing from my donor.
     32  -5 2014 apr 25solidworks factory fiveLocostUSA.com • View topic - Factory Five Hot Rod chassis The Factory Five '33 frame is computer designed on Solidworks ™ ... What, solidworks with quad-core gives better answers than dual-core? 8)
     32  +20 2014 apr 09strength in cvLocostUSA.com • View topic - CV Axle strength vs Angle - Building Or would 15 degrees be the ideal angle where it would most likely be the strongest and not fail? Or is the strength of a CV axle basically the ...
     32  -4 2014 apr 05miata rear finish panelLocostUSA.com • View topic - WTB Early Miata " Rear Finish Panel What the H E doublehockeysticks is a rear finish panel ? He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for ...
     32  -2 2014 mar 27micro plasma cutterI built my Plasma Cutter with very high end parts. Will they .... Micro amps ( milionths of an amp) will kill you if applied directly across the heart.
     33  +7 2014 apr 11pull rod suspension designLocostUSA.com • View topic - Pushrod/ pullrod design .The top pick is his bellcrank design . I believe that Radical or someone ... Not a pullrod suspension , but maybe it'll give you some different ideas.
     34  ~ 2014 jun 17sql error mysql4LocostUSA.com • View topic - SQL ERROR [ mysql4 ]This error has been showing up for the last week or so. Thus far it has been just a nuisance, but it is often accompanied by some slowness on ...
     34  -5 2014 may 27forums usaLocostUSA.com • Index pageBuilding a Middy? This forum is for discussion of builds that don't follow the traditional Locost design. Moderators: horizenjob, dhempy, mr.peabody.d. 430. 8509.
     34  +4 2014 mar 25opel garage dendermondeLocostUSA.com • View topic - Ecotec 2.0 16v powered locost (VTI We are using a Opel ( vauxhall ) Omega 2.0 16V ecotec engine + MT5 .... why we used this engine is that we got it for free from a local garage .
     35  +1 2014 may 25sketchup 11759LocostUSA.com • View topic - Planning my build--MII spindles of Car9, an open design community supported sports car for home builders! SketchUp collection for LocostUSA: "Dream it, Build it, Drive it!"
     36  -4 2014 apr 16stock car steelLocostUSA.com • View topic - Sale at Stock Car Steel / SRI SAVE 15% on your next order with stockcarsteel .com or sri-supplies.com when you type in the promo code DOOMSDAY at checkout!
     37  -18 2014 apr 10zf transaxle for saleLocostUSA.com • View topic - "V8-capable" transaxle sources They don't sell transaxles , but they adaptor kits (about $500 for adaptor & flywheel) ... Bought rights to ZF (Pantera, BMW M1) 5-speed transaxle (now RBT- 5) and they ..... This trans is for sale if any takers 0 miles since rebuild.
     38  -9 2014 may 10aston martin lola dbr1 priceLocostUSA.com • View topic - Aston Martin DBR1 interest The recent chattings about the DBR1 made me sit up and notice how
     38  +14 2014 apr 03jims drive trainLocostUSA.com • View topic - Jim's Haynes/Vodou/Saturn mashup with Man, I sure wonder how the designer determined that a bolt in single shear was the optimal single plane pivot (he said, dropping terms vaguely ...
     39  -21 2014 jul 02cutting aluminum sheetI have a nice piece of 1/8" thick 5052 aluminum plate I would like to use for my dash. I tried cutting it with my jigsaw and it ate the 24 tooth metal ...
     39  -15 2014 mar 27lexan scratch resistanceLocostUSA.com • View topic - Lexan windshields? - Building a Speedway and Summit both carry a coated polycarbonate that is supposed to be scratch resistant . I cant remember the name of the ...
     41  +1 2014 may 30usa forums
     42  ~ 2014 may 15high mpg cars alltimesLocostUSA.com • View topic - MAX and other high mileage Locosts All times are UTC ... The rest of LocostUSA is pretty much dedicated to high performance Locosts so I'd say this topic belongs in Building .... Well, in an average passenger car , anything North of 30 MPG is pretty good . I see no ...
     42  ~ 2014 apr 10andrewtech automotive maLocostUSA.com • View topic - Subaru engine RWD help - Building a Location: Framingham, MA ... well just to add to the information in this thread, i called AndrewTech automotive in Maryland, they are one of the ...
     43  +58 2014 may 12bolt lug pattern 1931 forLocostUSA.com • View topic - Sports race car upright designthe standard hub is a 6 lug pattern of unknown bolt circle. ... ford rear axle. midget quick change units were based on 1928- 1931 ford parts and ...
     43  +58 2014 apr 14drill doctor xpaLocostUSA.com • View topic - Any drill bit common brand names any A Drill Doctor will give good results for drills from about 3/16" up to 3/4". The tool .... I have the XPA model with the diamond wheel instead of the ...
     43  -8 2014 apr 14aluminium sheet for bladesI have a nice piece of 1/8" thick 5052 aluminum plate I would like to use ... it with my jigsaw and it ate the 24 tooth metal cutting blades pronto.
     43  +12 2014 apr 01studded rod endsLocostUSA.com • View topic - Studded rod end on top of upright or CMC used a studded rod end . I saw this and thought it might be a better option. Would it be a better option? Looks like I might be giving up ...
     45  +36 2014 may 04westfield kit carNew Westfield Kit Car - An Electric Racing Vehicle - Locost USAI actually had no idea there was an upcoming class of electric race cars. This article is dated yesterday, March 12, 2013. New Westfield Kit Car  ...
     46  -5 2014 may 24suspension droopLocostUSA.com • View topic - How much suspension travel is enough?So the question is- is 2.25" bump (and conversely about 2.25 droop - 4.5" total .... How much the shock lets the suspension extend ( droop ) has ...
     46  +9 2014 may 06frame and roll cageLocostUSA.com • View topic - Roll cage onto a stock Haynes frame ?I'm still working on my frame right now, and most of it is built. As you guys know, I' m sure, the Haynes uses just a roll - bar that either mounts or ...
     46  -11 2014 apr 09painted aluminum sheetsLocostUSA.com • View topic - Prepainted aluminum sheet - Building If I didn't have my aluminum already, I'd be all over this for the Locost. The fact that they can UPS ship it makes it even cooler.
     47  +17 2014 apr 17kurtis kraft race carsLocostUSA.com • View topic - Kurtis Kraft chassisBilly Vukovich won both the 1953 and 1954 races with Kurtis ' taking the ... headlights to produce a race car which can be driven on the street.
     47  +12 2014 apr 09brake and light inspectionHowever, the brake and light inspector refused to do the inspection due to the registration having a blank entry under "YR MODEL." Later, the ...
     48  +6 2014 may 12turbo ecotec crate engineLocostUSA.com • View topic - Ecotec crate engines ? - Building a hi low mileage used ones sell for 1/3 the price and come with all the things you need. its a very strong long lived engine . the newer direct ...
     48  +1 2014 apr 01t-rex trike mpgLocostUSA.com • View topic - Reverse trike survey - Building a Would you buy a reverse trike for $20,000 has the following features?
     49  +28 2014 may 05inflight adjustable cableLocostUSA.com • View topic - In-flight adjustable mufflerPost subject: Re: In-flight adjustable muffler. Post Posted: Tue May 18, .... Don't think the cable ones are much better. The problem is what do ...
     50  -17 2014 apr 24building forum americaForum , Topics, Posts, Last post ... The North American Locost Forums ... Here you can discuss the kits on the market for building a Locost style sportscar.
     51  -20 2014 jun 042008 cbr1000rr dimensionsLocostUSA.com • View topic - Motorcycle Engine Dimensions Post subject: Motorcycle Engine Dimensions - CBR1000RR / GSX-R1000. Post ... Anyone have available/know where I can find dimensions for a CBR1000RR and GSX-R1000 engine? ... Joined: Fri Nov 07, 2008 8:48 am
     51  +10 2014 may 09doerr emerson electricLocostUSA.com • View topic - WAAAAAY off topic - A/C electic motor Unfortunately, Doerr was bought out by Emerson , who in turn was .... //en. allexperts.com/q/ Electric -Motors-3782/2010/6/Wiring- Doerr -1-2hp.htm.
     54  -13 2014 may 04torsion beam suspensionLocostUSA.com • View topic - Help - Watts Linkage on a Torsion I am reading a discussion on another board where they are suggesting adding a watts linkage to a torsion beam (semi-IRS) rear suspension .
     54  -1 2014 apr 25factory five kitLocostUSA.com • View topic - Factory Five 818 - WRX Based KitI've not seen mention of this new kit car on LocostUSA. It seems like it might be a natural for some members of these forums. Cheers, Road and ...
     56  -7 2014 may 06columbia river mandrel bendingLocostUSA.com • View topic - looking for 1" pre- bent tubing source..Hey guys- I'm having a problem finding pre-bent sections of 1" steel ... Columbia River Mandrel Bending has 1" prebent in steel, stainless steel ...
     57  -24 2014 may 08cheap tig welderLocostUSA.com • View topic - Cheap Tig weldershttp://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/d ... mber=66787. I'd like to try one of these cheap ones to see if I have potential to be a decent Tig welder .
     57  +44 2014 apr 29two part foamLocostUSA.com • View topic - 2- Part Polyurethane FoamYou can always try again with two part cans, stir stick, and a mixing tub, with doubled trash bags ... You can dissolve out the foam afterwards.
     57  ~ 2014 apr 07harbor freight welderLocostUSA.com • View topic - Harbor Freight welders - Building a Tell what y'all think about harbor freight welders . I have a 90 amp flux core welder from harbor freight that my dad brought for me for my 16th ...
     58  ~ 2014 jun 30top mouted intercooler miataLocostUSA.com • View topic - Miata engine turbo help.I've been told I can work with the stock Miata ECU but I don't know ... Top ... it ( starion front mount intercooler , 550cc injectors, AEM EMS, ect).
     58  -34 2014 may 20m60b40 buildLocostUSA.com • View topic - BMW V8LocostUSA.com. Learning how to build Lotus Seven replicas
     58  ~ 2014 apr 22suzuki swift gtiLocostUSA.com • View topic - Suzuki Swift GTi motor and Samurai OK, here is what I have: Clean 1993 Suzuki Swift GTi motor with ECU (unknown mileage or condition), wiring, flywheel, and yellow powder ...
     58  ~ 2014 apr 16stoneleigh kit car showLocostUSA.com • View topic - Build a MEV Exocet Kit Car in under 4 Stoneleigh 2012 - Kit Car Show ... Nice to see someone putting a show on, at a ' Kit Car Show ', even if it is a little tongue and cheek :lol: ...
     58  +43 2014 apr 08snell approved half helmetsLocostUSA.com • View topic - Half HelmetsBut this is how the topic of using a half helmet got started similiar to the attached .... All Snell approved helmets are just that, tested by Snell.
     59  -13 2014 jun 14carbon fiber lacrosse stickLocostUSA.com • View topic - Carbon Kevlar Lacrosse Stick Help!?!i know u guys are really knoledgeable about about carbon fiber . ... i have seen a lacrosse stick build before out of carbon kevlar, and i was ...
     59  -12 2014 apr 22ecotec engines for saleLocostUSA.com • View topic - For Sale Chevy L61 Ecotec 2.2 and T5 I have a 2003 Chevy L61 2.2L Ecotec engine with 34000 miles on it. Engine is complete flywheel forwards. Includes starter 105 amp alternator
     62  +39 2014 may 08center shock cola mccCherry Cola ... Tim's Lola Locost GM 3.4 build - Locost USALocation: Tallahassee, FL (The Center of the Known Universe)
     62  +4 2014 may 04thunderbird sc wheelsLocostUSA.com • View topic - 1990 Thunderbird sc - $1000 (san jose ok this 1990 thunderbird sc . im selling because i just bout a new car so i want ... Among these were larger, 16 x 7.0 inch alloy wheels with high ...
     63  +38 2014 may 18spring rate calculatorLocostUSA.com • View topic - spring rates - Building a locost Spring Rate Calculator (Excel worksheet) Got this at wheel ...
     63  -11 2014 apr 30atl fuel cellLocostUSA.com • View topic - ATL Fuel Cell SP108 modificationsThe car has been on the road and track for couple years now and latest revision was going from plastic fuel tank to fuel cell . Plastic tank came ...
     64  -6 2014 may 07brake caliper cadLocostUSA.com • View topic - Cad /Zinc coating calipersHas anyone done this with a brake caliper ? Does it cause any problems with the brake fluid channels, or the brake piston seal? I would expect ...
     64  -5 2014 apr 28tubing notcher for latheLocostUSA.com • View topic - I made a tubing notcherMore of a " tubing notcher attachment." ... When I get my shop built a lathe is the second most expensive tool I plan to buy. Thanks for sharing ...
     64  ~ 2014 apr 24one-way links view topicLocostUSA.com • View topic - A arm design: Links vs solidThe other option I am considering is a one-piece A arm like this one made ... it probably doesn't really matter all that much one way or the other.
     64  -6 2014 apr 16subaru brz bay areaLocostUSA.com • View topic - Scion FR-S / Subaru BRZ donor Anyone else looking at the Scion FR-S ( Subaru BRZ ) and thinking, "Wow, donor car?" I'd think that the ... Location: san francisco bay area  ...
     66  -21 2014 may 22cherokee thunderbird ringLocostUSA.com • View topic - Help me pick the best knuckles and It appears that the ABS tone ring is part of the hub but I'm not sure how the hub ... On my Grand Cherokee , the front bearing is pressed into the hub and there's a ... I'm not seeing anything even close to that on the Thunderbird .
     66  -33 2014 may 01miata car kitLocostUSA.com • View topic - FS: CMC 7 Miata based kitThe this kit was designed to use a first generation Mazda Miata donor car with 1.6 Liter engine. The donor car parts included with this sale are ...
     67  +9 2014 may 25forum runningLocostUSA.com • View forum - Running Gear - Suspension, Brakes Topics, Author, Replies, Views, Last post. NO_UNREAD_POSTS, Donor Alignment Specifications Compilation. Miatav8,MstrASE,A&P,F. 8. 475. Sun Apr 06 ...
     67  -10 2014 mar 29porsche spyder kit carLocostUSA.com • View topic - porsch 550 spyder ? - Building a The Porsche Spyder was number one on my list too. Once I ... I also like the 550 and see them at the AHA Kit Car Show at Knott's every spring.
     67  -17 2014 mar 25lotus for sale denverLocostUSA.com • View topic - Lotus seven race car project - $1500 to hang the suspension. Location: Laramie tml. Reply to: sale -pptgu-2503342619@craigslist.org
     68  -31 2014 may 30replica morgan dollarLocostUSA.com • View topic - morgen 3 wheeler replica under 500 But then I tried finding specs of Morgan Threes both modern and archaic, and I'll be dipped if I could find any either. So instead of being rude, ...
     68  -19 2014 apr 25bride racing seatsLocostUSA.com • View topic - Bride (tm) racing seats : Japan or Taiwan?Does anyone have any experiance with Bride seats ? This is what I'm thinking. These seats : Image are, give or take, $800.00/ seat . They are ...
     69  +32 2014 jun 30pull rod suspensionLocostUSA.com • View topic - Pushrod/ pullrod design.I assume it has to do with the angle of the rod, and the damper, but I .... Not a pullrod suspension , but maybe it'll give you some different ideas.
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