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Old 06-30-2018, 09:27 AM
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Default ZR1 high wing to low conversion - Machine shop request

Hello,

Does anyone have have access to design and fabrication facilities to make a mounting bracket that would convert the high wing to a low wing height?

I looked at the piece Chevrolet uses for the low wing. Unfortunately it would not work with the high wing’s adjustable lower mount point.

This would only be for street and freeway speeds.

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Haas he tried to order a pair? May need to give the VIN for a car that has them since GM doesn't want people swapping them. They have to stock them in the event of a rear collision, etc for people that own the Low Wing set-up just like they have to for people who own the High Wing set-up!
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Hello,

Does anyone have have access to design and fabrication facilities to make a mounting bracket that would convert the high wing to a low wing height?

I looked at the piece Chevrolet uses for the low wing. Unfortunately it would not work with the high wing’s adjustable lower mount point.

This would only be for street and freeway speeds.

Asking for a friend.
we have the CAD files and are already working on a few things, so PM me 😉
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Haas he tried to order a pair? May need to give the VIN for a car that has them since GM doesn't want people swapping them. They have to stock them in the event of a rear collision, etc for people that own the Low Wing set-up just like they have to for people who own the High Wing set-up!
I think he wants the big wing but lower. Have you realized that if you lower the big wing it will block your rear view?
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I just came from the Good Guys Heartland Nationals Car show this weekend.

GOD BLESS the innovators!



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I think he wants the big wing but lower. Have you realized that if you lower the big wing it will block your rear view?
same as the low wing other than the bigger side winglets.
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I’m definitely interested in the conversion!
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same as the low wing other than the bigger side winglets.
some time you just have to try
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same as the low wing other than the bigger side winglets.
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Default Great pictures thanks

i do realize that they are very different but would like to see …

visibility Ty’s is limited either way.

Thanks for for your interest and input
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I stand corrected!

thank you.

That said from the point of view of the driver looking back or in the rear view mirror, I believe they would look pretty much the same other than the winglets.
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Got all of your requests. We have them drawn up, 3D printing to test fit on mine for pics, and then will have them water jet and powder coated unless any of you want them raw. I'll have a link on the site by next week.
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it would be cool to use 1 mount and elec or hyd move them up/down
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thanks for your Attention to detail. I’m assuming you the solved the upper mount issue and that they’ll be pitched correctly. I’m ready when you are I’m in California and bill me the way you want to. Thanks again for your effort

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i realize that you have probably already done what you are going to do .…

my my late thought was for you to design your bracket to connect to the existing bracket on the high wing. It seems that it would be the perfect and simplest way to go!

that way all you’d have to is detach the high wing ( with its bracket attached ) install your new brackets and reattach the high wing.

Possibly you could also design the top of your bracket to allow a small amount of “ pitch “ adjustment. Is this too crazy, or possible?

It just seems less intrusive to take the tall wing off at the existing bracket connection than to have to remove the existing bracket from the wing.

You’re smart engineers, this is probably what you planned… I hope so, simple is always best.

This is way all you do is 4 bolts (bracket to wing bracket), then swap the lower (bracket to car) 8 screws. Easy steady!

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We're working on this already and will have some info up soon
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Default Yeah, but still Batmobile style! ;)

Better to save that big boy for the track and simply throw on a $600 fiberglass piece for around town. It's not really going to work anyway right?

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thanks for acknowledging my ‘stuff’.
Cant wait to see the new brackets

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