[T3] Nose too high.

Keith Park topnotch at nycap.rr.com
Tue Jun 18 17:26:17 PDT 2019

Yes, I think the axle beam is the best place to really compare, I should be
able to measure this soon.  Wet under there tonight!


Topnotch Restorations
topnotch at nycap.rr.com
71 Squareback  “Hothe”
65 Notchback  “El Baja Rojo”
93 RX7  “Redstur”
95 Chrysler Cirrus Lxi "Cirfogsalot"
"hanging out at the tail end of the bell
curve, and loving every minute of it!" 
-----Original Message-----
From: type3-vwtype3.org [mailto:type3-vwtype3.org-bounces at lists.vwtype3.org]
On Behalf Of Jim Adney
Sent: Monday, June 17, 2019 11:25 PM
To: type3 at vwtype3.org
Subject: Re: [T3] Nose too high.

On 17 Jun 2019 at 18:51, John Jaranson wrote:

> I do have the blueprints all the Type 3 body styles.  Even posted them on
> Samba in the Archives/Backgrounds section.  I went ahead and scaled off
> Squareback drawing based on the wheelbase and overall length dimensions
given on
> the drawing.  Using that scaling factor, the front wheel lip is 26.5 off
> ground and the center of the bottom flange of the beam is 8.3 off the

Thanks, John. Real data at last.  ;-)

This appears to confirm Keith's numbers.

I look forward to comparing this to my Squares when I get home.

Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

VWType3.Org mailing list - type3 at vwtype3.org
To unsubscribe or change subscription options, visit:
If you need more help, contact: gregm at vwtype3.org

More information about the type3-vwtype3.org mailing list