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MID-Engine Tube Chassis
Features of RX mid engine tube chassis include:  All brand new suspension parts, square and round seamless DOM tube for main structure, engine installation access from under the rear of the car with room for Subaru 2.5 boxer enigne. Built in roll cage and dual side impact support rails, rear disk brakes including emergency brake, adjustable independent rear suspension with coil over options. The front end double A-arms, manual rack and pinion steering gear, front disc brake kit (rotors, calipers, bearings, etc.), coil overs, front radiator add-on.  Many upgrades are also available to meet your specifications.

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The tube (mid engine) chassis

Some Assembly Required                                                                                            B02 Summer 2012
The Sterling RX frame and suspension kit were developed together to work in harmony on the track or on the street. The RX kit gives you everything you need to build your car, except a select number of off the shelf parts which you choose to fit your personal driving style.
The chassis is a full rolling kit with suspension included. Left-hand and right-hand drive configuration available.



Here’s a list of what comes standard in the rolling Sterling tube chassis kit.

Frame: Years of computer design software including ProEngineer and Solidworks were used to design an ultra-rigid space frame. Materials include high strength mild-carbon steel Mig-welded and Tig-welded in our special jigs. This contributes to the lowest center of gravity, with highest strength.
o Welded mount points for ready-to-bolt-on engine and transmission, steering gear, and suspension components included
o Safety designed Integral side impact beams concealed with a triangulated roll cage that’s contoured to the shape of the body to offer high rigidity.
o Steel surround foot box and front/rear crumple zone areas.
o Lower steel floor pans add much more headroom in cockpit and flat bottom floor design aides aero/downforce,
o Mounts installed with rear Ford Cobra IRS suspension including mounts for coil over shocks.
o Mounts installed for full front a-arms included in kit, along with the full disc brake package.


Front & Rear Suspension System: High quality Carrera brand shocks and coil-over kits with complete upper and lower control arms and rod links in front and rear. We include everything: all new suspension components, adapters, brackets and hardware. Rear 930 Stub axle shafts are included.
o Front complete (A-arm kit) and complete rear four link arm kit and hardware
o Front damper kit (pair), shocks (QA-1 adjustable coil over), machined aluminum, threaded with spacers, kit, coil-over spanner wrenches, fasteners and, aluma coated 2.5" ID springs included
o Rear 4 link suspension and all hardware
o Rear damper kit (pair), shocks (QA-1 adjustable coil over), machined aluminum, threaded with spacers, kit, coil-over spanner wrenches, fasteners and, aluma coated 2.5" ID springs included
o Rear Ford IRS suspension, All new parts.
o Rear inner and outer bearing kit with steel pacers, bearing caps, axel nut o-ring and gasket kit.
o Rod Ends with Teflon/Kevlar races
o Jam nuts, 5/8" adjusting rod tubes, mounting hardware, with locking nuts

 

Brakes and Steering kit: High performance manual steering rack with tie rod end kit, fasteners, bushings.
o Front brakes are large 11" rotors with GM calipers, mounting brackets, brake pads, and installation hardware.
o Disc brake rotors with ½"-20 wheel studs 5 on 4.5" bolt center (lug pattern).
o Brake hose kit
o Competition GM spindles
o Upper and lower spindle bearings and bushings
o Rear disc brake and Ford Racing rear caliper kit
o Steering rack mounting hardware Left-hand and right-hand drive configuration available.
o Tie-rod end kit, Steering rack bushings and sleeves
o Rear disc brake kit with emergency brake rear caliper style
o Manual rack and pinion steering rack, rubber mounts and bolts



Options to Complete chassis kit
The RX chassis kit gives you everything you need to build your car, except for select running gear parts. Many other engine options can be used. We recommend the economical Subaru Boxer engine: EJ22 or EJ25: 2212cc to 2457cc, 165-320 hp found in most models 1989-to present WRX STI, Impreza, and Legacy, and Subaru manual trans axle. Purchase the engines new or rebuilt from a number of shops and reconditioning shops. To obtain the lowest center of gravity and power to weight ratio, the Subaru boxer engines are the best option for the track. Turbocharged versions are available with hp ranges up to 560 HP. Many other engine and transaxle options can be used. We are also a dealer for all the major brands: Speed Hut gauges, Idid-it brand or Flaming River Brand steering columns, Grant steering wheels, Grote lighting brand, Summit Racing, or Jegs

Price: The price for this rolling chassis is $8,950.00.  Deluxe custom version of rolling race chassis start at $16,750.00 with custom tube and engine options, upgraded high performance racing disk brake kit, racing pedals options (We only use all new brand name parts.)

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