Bad ideas inbound

Considering making a,” locost”(a lotus 7 based chassis) and cramming an na 1uz into it. The idea would be for a slightly wider frame with a longer wheelbase, maybe seat sliders, wider track, 5 lug because I still have the sc400 brakes sitting around..

Half assed mock ups in adobe illustrator to see how things fit. Each cube on the graph represents 1ft.
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Havnt decided on solid axle or not and the actual chassis dimensions, hopefully the Haynes manual will give a better idea when it shows up.

Not entirely committed yet but I’ve picked up a welding table, bought a build manual, and enough square tube to build a chassis table for when the mini isnt taking up all the garage real estate.

Here are the parts already laying around: 1uzfe, megasquirt, fuel pumps, some wiring, front hubs, front brakes, steering rack, automatic trans(not a fan of using that but its laying around), 1 k03 turbo, 4 gt25 knockoffs, and a radiator, it’s not an impressive list in the grand scheme of building a car from scratch but it has most of the drivetrain and front suspension which should be enough to get started with the first half of the chassis.

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Or maybe it would be better to start with a wrecked 350z and harvest all of its parts to stand a chance at smog compliance....... which negates the point of using up all the excess parts lying around.

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