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Old 10-06-2012, 04:10 PM
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So if I lose 100 lbs on the front and add 80 lbs to the rear, what weight distribution would I be at on an early 928?
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Old 10-06-2012, 04:26 PM
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I'm assuming, of course, that the stock gas tank still fits in the stock location?

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Old 10-06-2012, 08:09 PM
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Where's Carlos?

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Old 10-06-2012, 09:12 PM
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Stock gas tank fits, stock exhaust fits. Got some great wilwood adapters from XS Chop. 330's front, S4 rears. Check out the pics.
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Old 10-07-2012, 07:38 AM
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If you can produce a kit, you'll have us 928ers beating a path to your door.
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:44 AM
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Originally Posted by tilac999 View Post
If you can produce a kit, you'll have us 928ers beating a path to your door.
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Old 10-07-2012, 08:57 AM
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how do you have it mounted to the engine/clutch?
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Old 10-07-2012, 11:24 AM
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The engine clutch mount is commonly referred to as a bell housing. We constructed a custom bellhousing from a duct tape and JB weld composite. Dipped in tequila and baked at 325 for 3 hrs!!! Naaaaaa I'm lyin. We cut the stock bellhousing and welded on an adapter plate to fit the vette tube.
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:00 PM
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He he he. U must have made some kind of jig for the rear x-member? Very very nice work. Hub carries look stock. Any mods there?
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Dinsdale Piranha View Post
We constructed a custom bellhousing from a duct tape and JB weld composite. Dipped in tequila and baked at 325 for 3 hrs!!!
Darn - I was just about to go give that one a try!
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:29 PM
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Originally Posted by IcemanG17 View Post
there is.....but lots of aftermarket control systems for the 6L80E.....lots and lots of old school hot rods use them

The other downside of the Vette transaxle is WEIGHT.....I believe they are 200lbs vs 122lbs for the G28-03

Tell us more in here Brian...
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Old 10-07-2012, 01:07 PM
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We have jigged.
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Old 10-07-2012, 03:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Speedtoys View Post
Tell us more in here Brian...
I kinda doubt that any of the GM autos will fit. But, generally you just need a transmission controller. Kinda like this;

http://www.americanhotrodsolutions.c...ller_4l60e.htm

I'd much rather have the manual like these guys have fitted though. But just the fact that we're discussing this is awesome. The options are HUGE!
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Old 10-07-2012, 03:46 PM
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I could see the appeal of the 6 speed auto too. From the little bit I have read about the manual conversions the main chore is getting all the clutch and pedal stuff in the car.
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Old 10-07-2012, 04:05 PM
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The 6L80 is pretty big, maybe the 4L80 would work though.
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