Metal coil springs
Posted 23 November 2012 - 09:13 PM
Posted 23 November 2012 - 09:20 PM
Posted 23 November 2012 - 09:23 PM
If you're using these up front, see if the 1:1 car's shocks went inside them. Shocks are easy to make, whether you use plastic or metal tubing, and once painted correctly they look great inside the coil.
On the rear you'll want to make sure the rest of the suspension can actually support the weight of the model, as these offer little in the way of strength compared to the kit's solid plastic "springs".
Edited by Monty, 23 November 2012 - 09:34 PM.
Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:33 AM
I live in a small town, went into what used to be a "Western Auto" store and found a wide assortment of small springs.
I brought with me the shocks for a '85 1/8 vette and found what I needed to make coil overs. I even found one to use for a return spring on my injector linkage. I am building it with a Potvin blower setup like on the "Mooneyes" FED.
Posted 24 November 2012 - 11:05 AM
Just cut them to size with a small cut off disk in a Dremel.