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rmt
08-11-2015, 11:39 AM
A Long-term, slow going project.
Body: 47 REO Speedwagon cab & front end, 34 ford front fenders
Chassis: Tube frame, Ron Sutton front clip & decoupled three link rear suspension,
Wide 5 hubs, Coleman spindles, Ron Sutton Control arms, Ridetech triple adj shocks, etc.
9 Inch Ford floater, T56 magnum, LS3.
mockup cab & wheels, long way to go...
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bovey
08-13-2015, 06:46 PM
Gotta say. I'm looking forward to this. I so want something small and nimble, but I love my tank to much and only have space for 1.

Ron is great to work with. His advice did wonders for my truck.

Peter Mc Mahon
08-14-2015, 04:38 AM
Nice!

Ron Sutton
08-14-2015, 08:00 AM
It is really cool. Different to build a REO Speedwagon truck.

Very different to make it as an RSRT designed Street Warrior chassis. I can't wait to see it come along.

:cheers:

Peter Mc Mahon
09-21-2015, 04:25 PM
Any updates?

rmt
09-24-2015, 06:34 AM
Any updates?<br>
Shouldn't have ask! <br><br>

Ron Sutton
09-24-2015, 10:32 AM
Nice Progress !!!

:twothumbs


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Twentyover
09-24-2015, 01:22 PM
Did you order the Colemans with a unique KPI? What di you need to run the Wide 5?

Tig
09-26-2015, 07:37 AM
I'm glad Peter asked, hah.

Wow, looks great.
Nice work.

Lookin forward to more updates.

rmt
09-28-2015, 10:17 AM
Did you order the Colemans with a unique KPI? What di you need to run the Wide 5?

Ron Sutton Race Technology ordered all the suspension components.
I should ask before posting geometry specifics, not sure what is proprietary.
It is set to minimize scrub radius with the (greater) hub thickness, and maximum wheel offset available.

The wide 5 decision was partly because I liked the look, and partly to save $$.
Yes, it necessitated changing/custom building a few details: control arms, spindles, hubs, brakes, coil-over mounting...
And having wheels special made.

It made many things much more difficult, in hindsight, I would have went with Ron's "normal" Track Star Hubs, 18" wheels, etc.

Twentyover
09-28-2015, 12:09 PM
Ron Sutton Race Technology ordered all the suspension components.
I should ask before posting geometry specifics, not sure what is proprietary.
It is set to minimize scrub radius with the (greater) hub thickness, and maximum wheel offset available.

The wide 5 decision was partly because I liked the look, and partly to save $$.
Yes, it necessitated changing/custom building a few details: control arms, spindles, hubs, brakes, coil-over mounting...
And having wheels special made.

It made many things much more difficult, in hindsight, I would have went with Ron's "normal" Track Star Hubs, 18" wheels, etc.

Reason I asked is that Ron's been espousing shallow KPI to reduce negative camber loss in a turn, and I thought most Coleman spindles were like 8 degree KPI. I agree though- while Ron is providing you the design, I view his work as kind of like a software license, where he owns the design, and is licensing it to you in your application. His customers shouldn't be broadcasting specific details unless they get a thumbs up from Ron

Peter Mc Mahon
11-12-2015, 08:11 PM
I need to ask again! We need more updates!

Ron Sutton
11-13-2015, 05:58 AM
I need to ask again! We need more updates!

Sorry, he's waiting on me. We had to do some changes. I should have stuff to him in a couple weeks & he'll be able to post new update photos.

rmt
01-20-2016, 07:14 AM
progress pics

01-20-2016, 08:02 AM
That thing is cool!!

bergers59
11-21-2017, 05:47 PM
any progress on this?

Ron Sutton
11-22-2017, 07:57 AM
Right now Robert is waiting on me to send him some new Track-Star GT spindles & hubs (http://www.ronsuttonracetechnology.com/catalog/?page=82). He decided to forego the Wide 5 hubs and 16" wheels & jump up to 18" wheels. So we can run the better spindle & hub, bigger back, lower scrub radius, etc.

:cheers: