(MARRS-RX7) A Few questions..

Alex C alexanderanson at gmail.com
Sun Dec 22 22:24:27 CET 2019


Another hood question
can we remove the hood latch system on the firewall in the engine bay,
controlled by the cable under the dash? Especially when we are running hood
pins?  Just one more thing out of the way..

On Sun, Dec 15, 2019 at 8:35 PM cwarmbrust via Spec7 <
spec7 at lists.specrx7.com> wrote:

> Alex,
>
> No problem on the hood pins. That is a safety issue call on your part.
>
> Cameras simply need a secure mount.
>
> Beamed in from an iPhone somewhere in space.
>
> > On Dec 15, 2019, at 17:16, Alex C via Spec7 <spec7 at lists.specrx7.com>
> wrote:
> >
>
> All -
> Been working on the car, progress is going slowly.  Should be ready for
> drivers school!
>
> couple of specific questions -
>
> Hood Pins.  I read that they are allowed in the rules, but would running 4
> pins cause an issue?
> My reason for the question is that the part of my hood where the hood
> connects to the hinge is rusted pretty bad.  Fixing it is probably
> possible but would take a bit of time and welding and Im pretty positive it
> wouldn't come out right.  My idea was to use 4 pins (2 at the front of car
> next to headlight, 2 near windshield) to save time and allow for the hood
> to come off completely rather easily.  Would this be a problem?
>
> Inner fender bracket/mounts. In the front of each fender there is a
> "triangle type" brace that holds the front of the fender to the inside of
> the car.  one of mine is in pretty good shape, the other is pretty well
> shot (Ive attached a pic).  Id like to make my own - not talking something
> that allows me to make the front of the car a battering ram, but something
> easier to make and replace.  Is making this part an issue?
>
> Mirrors - i know the rule book says these are free as long as they are
> mounted in the stock location.  I was talking to an endurance/chump racer
> buddy of mine at work who had a great idea - he and his team setup cheap
> Amazon backup cameras for their side mirrors using ones that cost around
> $25 or so each.  I thought it was a fantastic idea as it would allow me to
> use the bottom of the stock mirror to mount the camera while placing the
> small monitors where i wanted them in the car - A great idea for those of
> us with halo style seats.  Putting the monitors on either side of the top
> of the dash on the right / left side of the steering wheel would be great!
>
> Again - just ideas.  trying not to break rules but be clear on items before
> I do it.  Thanks!
>
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