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Post  rogerd on Fri Mar 04, 2011 8:28 pm

I have decided to rebuild my scamp using a 2 bolt fixing front subframe.

My question is with regard to the loose spacer between the subframe and the body.

Is the spacer just the standard spacer or was a thicker spacer provided with the kit?

If a standard spacer was used I have only have one and would need another one - whilst I could make one does anybody have a spare one for sale?

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Re: front subframe mounting

Post  TRR Motorsport on Fri Mar 04, 2011 8:44 pm

Martin's the 4 bolt to 2 bolt conversion expert. He did that to Cyclops Very Happy
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Post  rogerd on Sat Mar 05, 2011 8:20 pm

Sorry to confuse the issue - I am going to use an old subframe with 4 bolt fixing (2 either side)

On the other scamp I have there is a thick (much thicker than the standard spacer I have) spacer between the subframe and the underside of the Scamp chassis.

I am interested to know whether I should fabricate some thick spacers or whether the standard mini thinner spacers would normally have been used.

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Post  Rum Tum Tugger on Sat Mar 05, 2011 9:39 pm

On a Mk1 there should be two spacers, as shown. The thicker one, part of the orignal kit, is just a rectangular piece of 3/8" steel with three holes in it.



And yes, the hole did get patched!
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Post  rogerd on Sun Mar 06, 2011 3:44 pm

Rum Tum Tugger

Thanks very much for the photo and information - that is exactly what I needed to know.

thanks

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Post  SUMB on Sun Mar 06, 2011 4:07 pm

That's handy. This has answered the exact same question I was going to post cheers
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