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Old 09-08-17, 18:58
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How to attach some Ti strips to the underside of the front wing end plates? I don't want to drill holes in the end plates, so I guess its got to be SLSTAB tape or contact adhesive then?
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Old 10-08-17, 10:19
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Thanks

So the custom made front wing support bracket has gone awol (thanks Royal Mail) and I've just two weeks left to attach the front wing and sort out the GRP nose cone.

Rear wing brackets are being trimmed (that'll be me with the jigsaw then) and they just need a spot of sanding down and rounding off of the sharp edges and they're ready to fit.

No front wing bracket will mean a slight imbalance in the aero, so if it doesn't turn up, I'll be running at Knockhill on the std FF200 aero
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Old 11-08-17, 07:28
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Royal Mail came up trump's and delivery of the bracket late last night. Had to see how it looked.
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Old 11-08-17, 12:25
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Graham it might be an optical illusion but the sides of the bracket might look a bit more vertical if they were fixed on the inside of the wing angle brackets or maybe not clearance to align the holes?
Must say it's all looking very good, keep the updates coming.

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Old 11-08-17, 13:11
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Prediction: stiffer springs required to keep it off of the track. Those end plates look expensive.
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Old 11-08-17, 13:21
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Graham it might be an optical illusion but the sides of the bracket might look a bit more vertical if they were fixed on the inside of the wing angle brackets or maybe not clearance to align the holes?
Must say it's all looking very good, keep the updates coming.

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Its an illusion G, the bracket is very stiff, and fixes to the outsides of the wing fixtures.

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Prediction: stiffer springs required to keep it off of the track. Those end plates look expensive.
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Upping the spring rates, Roy, I did get a lot of spare springs with the car, I'll see what's on it at the moment and if I have anything suitable I can fit.
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Old 12-08-17, 08:54
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Rear supports are now finished. I'll try fitting the aero at the weekend to see how it all looks

I wont be running it at Knockhill. I can't get the time off to go testing and I don't fancy damaging it at Knockhill on its first outing. I'm at Aintree the weekend after so I'll use that outing for testing instead.
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Old 12-08-17, 09:43
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Those end plates look expensive.
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Thought they looked a bit fragile and vulnerable as well.
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Old 13-08-17, 18:46
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Rolled her out for a quick check of ride heights.
Front wing is dead on 40mm off the ground.

Need to brace the rear wing brackets to prevent the wing from wobbling, what's the easiest way of doing this?
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Old 15-08-17, 06:16
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I'm thinking of bracing the wing supports with somethin like two of these, one above the other, with one running the opposite way, with braces running between the two supports, but using thicker aluminium.

I'll try it and see how it goes.
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