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Old 06-19-2021, 06:17 PM
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Iím looking for advice on a quality English Wheel purchase, along with wheel size recommendations for the top and bottom. Ive built two complete very light weight all aluminum monocoque/ bulkhead cars, that are low and wide, street registered.

The second car is framed, but not bodied, which will require a good english wheel.

I could post a photo of the frame that needs a sculpted body

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Old 06-20-2021, 10:51 AM
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Two years ago i decided to build a very light weight / low/ wide all aluminum monocoque and bulkhead street legal car, here in my shop. Once it was road tested as a bare frame, i cut and rolled thin aluminum sheets into a body. Lulu weighs in at 1530 lbs x 325 HP with a GM LTG DOHC Turbo 4. Simple rolled body.

During COVID Iíve been building a single seat very light weight chassis that I will need an English Wheel to make a proper body, over the purlins. Lu2 has a BMW K1600B MC engine at 160 HP and she weighs 850# currently. Lower, longer WB and as wide, I expect she will be a fun driver. She deserves a voluptuous compound curved body.

Iím looking at a few English Wheels in both cast and fabricated formats. Any advice on upper adjusters vs lower adjusters or cast vs fabricated? I don't need a big machine, as the work is all small panels.
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