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Old 05-03-2016, 03:15 PM
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A couple shots of the new rear suspension setup Detroit Speed is working on. Anybody have any more pics or information?



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Old 05-03-2016, 07:50 PM
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WOW- now you have a bunch of choices!!!

I put my ears to the ground!!!


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Old 05-03-2016, 11:04 PM
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This should be great!
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Do they need a car to test it on?????

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Do they need a car to test it on?????

Looks like they've got one already.
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The thing that gets me with all these companies is their test cars are all early 68 to 72 models it's never the later cars.the later cars are just as capable and more plentiful and more cost effective to build as the cost of entry is way less.] Just once someone should build a 74 to 82 model. An 80 would be so cool looking out there .but I guess they have reasons for what they do.
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Originally Posted by 7t9l82 View Post
The thing that gets me with all these companies is their test cars are all early 68 to 72 models it's never the later cars.the later cars are just as capable and more plentiful and more cost effective to build as the cost of entry is way less.] Just once someone should build a 74 to 82 model. An 80 would be so cool looking out there .but I guess they have reasons for what they do.
That's b/c GoodGuys is pre 72/73. So in order to compete, they have to use older cars. Plus it's not like the suspension isn't the same 63-79.
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but I have an 80...
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Originally Posted by Van Steel View Post
That's b/c GoodGuys is pre 72/73. So in order to compete, they have to use older cars. Plus it's not like the suspension isn't the same 63-79.
Excellent point.
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I understand that aspect. However it's silly to exclude the same car only on the bumpers. I've been a good guys member for years and that rule should have an exception.
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I think they need to do testing on rubber bumper Vettes. I volunteer mine!
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Originally Posted by tyancey00 View Post
but I have an 80...
I have a '68 and a '70 for sale and take trades ?/lol
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DSE is running a HammerHead 12 bolt differential, similar to this one.


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Originally Posted by hotrodstingray View Post
DSE is running a HammerHead 12 bolt differential, similar to this one.
So did HammerHead make a special housing to fit a C3 vette or did DS adapt a HammerHead Camaro housing? This is getting interesting!

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Originally Posted by Kid Vette View Post
So did HammerHead make a special housing to fit a C3 vette or did DS adapt the a HammerHead Camaro housing? This is getting interesting!

I believe so but it take CV axles vs half shafts. DSE did a great job with this car.
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it looks like it can be bolted to the Aluminium C3/C4 batwing

How exciting!!!

http://www.thevettebarn.com/forums/c...r-section.html

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I believe so but it take CV axles vs half shafts. DSE did a great job with this car.
So its a 6 link setup?
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Originally Posted by C3Paul View Post
it looks like it can be bolted to the Aluminium C3/C4 batwing...
FYI, the late C3 batwing will also mate up with earlier C3 diff housings, including those with 12-bolt IRS conversions. Happen to have a batwing on hand myself for upgrading my '78's 12-bolt IRS diff mount, if I ever get around it.
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Old 05-10-2016, 01:33 AM
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Snagged a few pics off their website.







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So its a 6 link setup?
8 link. We have been working on something very similar but using the factory diff.
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