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Old 11-23-2007, 01:52 PM   #1
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I just saw an ad for Collier Technologies replacement frames and went to their website. I was just curious if anyone has seen one or has an opinion on this vs a new OEM frame

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Old 11-23-2007, 04:38 PM   #2
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Looks very interesting! This is the first time I have seen this particular frame, and the first time I have ever seen a frame made of 304 stainless! I like the idea of using the C4 suspension components.
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Old 11-23-2007, 05:33 PM   #3
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I'm guessing, but call them to verify it, that this frame with the C4 suspension upgrade, uses the stock C4 track width, forcing you to use C4/C5 type wheels. You just have to decide if that is an item that would impact your decision.
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Old 11-23-2007, 05:39 PM   #4
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I saw them at Carlyle in 2006. Very nice looking frames. Pretty in polished stainless, but probably a bit heavy. SRIII makes nice frames. Probably lighter and stiffer. Here is a link http://www.sriiimotorsports.com/196382corvette.html
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Old 11-23-2007, 05:42 PM   #5
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Take a look at www.rowleycorvette.com also. They have a similar frame (maybe made by Collier, who knows?) for a few hundred $ less.

Edit: Since the last time I looked it seems the price has gone up $1,000.



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Old 11-23-2007, 06:10 PM   #6
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We received some info from them a while back. Prices seem very reasonable. If some one is interested in their frames let me know. I'd be willing to sign up as a dealer and give anyone a good price in exchange for basically getting me set up with them.
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That is the route I planned on going with my 63. It is the same weight as a stock unit but much stronger and more flex resistant. Nice piece of art! I will probably reinforce my stock frame and powdercoat it since my financial situation has changed lately.
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I'm guessing, but call them to verify it, that this frame with the C4 suspension upgrade, uses the stock C4 track width, forcing you to use C4/C5 type wheels. You just have to decide if that is an item that would impact your decision.
This is what would be the stopper for me, I like my wheels with lip, lots of lip
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Old 11-24-2007, 01:16 PM   #9
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Thanks for all the input - if I ever swap the frame - I'll probably go with a new powder coated steel unit with stock suspension
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Old 11-24-2007, 02:46 PM   #10
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looks like a decent alternative to our rusty frames.
http://www.colliertechnologies.com/

Check out the durability test videos...those shocks must be just cooking!
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