September 17, 2003
the RATT hubs can be installed, the bearing races have to
be dropped into the center of the hub. Because it is a pressed
fit, the hub is placed on a heating element which expands
which will enable the race to drop right in.
the race is installed, Andy will put the drive pin in.
pins in, ready for grease and the bearings.
Martin is doing a really bitchen job installing the brake
John is rebuilding the calipers.
are now ready for Andy to install on the struts.
is lightening the steel rear engine beam. We discovered a
crack in our factory aluminum beam. We could weld it, but
in the area of the crack, it's not a safe idea.
news is, after Martin drilled a few holes in the steel beam,
it is exactly the same weight as the aluminum beam. There
is more material on the aluminum beam to give it strength.
The steel beam has less material, thus making them both the
now centering brake discs, while Martin is installing the
Smart Product's front stabilizer bar.
is about to slide the bar in for alignment. The steering wheel
is used only for suspension mock reasons. This car will get
a new Momo Prototipo.
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