Re: Re: Bonneville Saab...
Stefan Vapaa <turbo@...
2011-04-02 02:04:08 GMT
There's just not much grip on salt. Brakes are kinda useless.
Brevity of message due to typing on a phone
On Apr 1, 2011, at 7:03 PM, "oddsaabs" <oddsaabs@...> wrote:
> I spoke with Tom this afternoon and mailed him a 93 rear lid I had in the basement.
> Just so you know, the chute will get anchored to the safety cage substructure within the cabin of the car, so
no worries about a chute ripping the body panels off at 200 mph. The science of how to slow these LSR cars down
appears to be as complicated as getting them up to speed.
> --- In vSAAB@..., charles christ <crusaderchuck <at> ...> wrote:
>> yeah but...there is a huge misunderstanding on the roof line (rain drip gutter)
>> between 93's and bull nose 96's.Â Â looking at the 93F and the bull nose 96 , an
>> easy determination is it's a 93F front end with a (new)96 rear end.Â but after
>> numerous questions and emails it's been explained that the 93F and bull nose 96
>> are very similar yet a bit difrent.Â the "bit" is so minimal , that untill you
>> try what is thought possible , things just do not match up right.Â
>> i have three 93F's here &Â Â 1 bull nose 96.Â Â tomorrow (if no more snow comes and
>> i can do a bit of measuring) i'd love to compare the two side by side(or nose to
>> nose as they are parked).Â Â visually the 93F looks like the doors are
>> interchangeable with with the bull nose 96.Â Â i'm told they are not.Â Â Â hinges .
>> main door skin..i bet it's a spot on match.Â but the door window frame to door
>> opening i bet is just enough off that the 93F door is a one off due to roof
>> line.Â i'll see ASAP.Â results forth coming.
>> bruce? any input?Â Â
>> 93 trunk lid?Â Â for a chute opening hole?Â Â i'd be glad to pull a mold of the
>> 93F shell sitting in the carport.Â i know a stock steel trunklid is useless as
>> the chute mounting will need to be in the trunk two side walls.Â the trunk lid
>> opening is just a formallity to acomodate the chute pack protruding the trunk
>> skin.Â Â so , a trunk lid is not needed.Â just a pin in place covering to replace
>> the nice one already on the car.Â Â right...
>> 93F #251
>> From: Andrew D. Peterson <adpete <at> ...>
>> To: vSAAB@...
>> Sent: Wed, March 30, 2011 11:08:30 PM
>> Subject: Re: [vSAAB] Bonneville Saab...
>>> sorry to be so terse.... if I am correct, the major design change for
>>> the 96 was the enlargement of the rear trunk/headroom, so the trunk lid
>>> is quite a bit different. The doors are the same, I believe ( at least
>>> the 93b's) but the hood is also different at the cowl .
>> Wouldn't that be the 93f door is the same? The 93b door is hinged at the
>> back and latches at the front.
>> Andy in PDX OR
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