Any nascar chassis builders on here or people that know the process that they use for their chassis?
How many do they build during the yr ?
What material is used ? and size ?
Just a few questions to get the motorsport forum going?
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Thread: Nascar Chassis's
02-27-2008, 08:50 AM #1
Last edited by Fortyfords; 02-27-2008 at 10:26 AM.
02-27-2008, 03:07 PM #2
NASCAR tightly regulates the chassis and materials. The chassis are mild steel tubing. The sq frames are .120 wall and the other tubes vary from .065 up to .090 1 3/4 tubing depending on where the tube is located and how critical the tube is. Most of the main safety tube is 1 3/4 .090
The cars can be TIG or MIG welded and each chassis must get inspected by NASCAR before it gets a ser# and is allowed to race. Most of the suspension parts are TIG welded. IE: upper and lower control arms, shock mounts, spindles etc.
Check out some of my pics from Daytona.
02-27-2008, 03:21 PM #3
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I`ve been around dirt track racing all my life and have welded on many chassis ,big block modified are DOM ,sprinters are chrome moly and even racing karts are chrome moly. i`m very surprised
02-27-2008, 03:27 PM #7
Could you touch base on what, if any, NDT testing process that are performed on the chassis.
(Just trying to keep the thread going.)
02-27-2008, 10:50 PM #8
Andy ,thanks for the reply and the pics
Looking forward to your other process type pic's you made reference to.
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