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Chassis Drawing available?


Hello all together,

now I de-assembled my Peerless 206 completely and I start to work with the chassis frame.

The chassis frame has some damages from accidents (it was a race car).

Has anyone drawings, plans from the chassis?

I want to re-build the chassis in the original design.

Actually, the middle range of the chassis is flat and the front axel assembly point is 13 mm enhanced. Whereas the end of the chassis is enhanced by 43 mm.

Thank you very much in advance for any help!

 

Greetings

Hanspeter

 

 

 



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Hanspeter:

This is a common problem, and there is no easy answer.

As far as I know, there are no "official" dimensioned factory drawings for a Peerless chassis.
I think Eric de Vries in Holland made some drawings when he rebuilt his chassis, but I don't
have a copy.

If you measure what you have in mm you will be easily confused, measure it in imperial inches
and it will make more sense, but do remember that dimensional accuracy wasn't that good.
The centre of the chassis is "flat", and the rise to the front cross rail will probably be two inches,
and the rise to the rear crossmember four inches.  Some chassis may appear to be twisted, but
it is the alignment of the wheels that is critical, not the positioning of the tubes that support them.

I've rebuilt two of these cars, and it's always easier to restore what you have rather than make
from new, although if yours is seriously rusted you may not have a choice.  If you can make a
mm perfect copy of your own chassis, at least all the components that you took off will go back!

Some more tips....

Restore the suspension components first, and rebuild it without front springs, and mount the wheels.
Before you finally weld in any replacement components check that the wheels are all aligned and
that the ride heights and camber angles are consistent.  There is very little diagonal bracing, and
things will distort alarmingly as welds cool.

If you can make it to Lincoln in July, you will learn a lot, and can see what others have done.

Good luck!

Frank from Felixstowe



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Hi Frank

Thank you very much for your reply. According to your answer it will be difficult to find the right measurements for the chassis and that will be a challenge for me.
But never mind callenges are also chances........

I was in contact with Nigel Clueley and he gave me the names Ian and Celia, but he forgot to add their email contact data.
Does anyone now the emai ladresses of Ian or Celia.
Mayby they have drawings from the chassis.
I am also interessed for an Body Phase 1.

My email address is hampi.kuster@gmail.com.

Thank you very much,

Greetings from Switzerland,

Hanspeter

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Hi see link from home page by picture of body shell

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Hi warwickgt
The link from home page doesnt work, or with my it tools doesnt works.
Can i contact you only by telefon ? Can you get you an mailadress?
thank you and greatings

Hanspeter

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