Birdcage

What is the birdcage on a car?

What is the birdcage on a car?

Posts: 1094. TJ, The birdcage is the entire metal frame that surrounds the passenger cabin of your vette. The bolts in the kick panels are at the front legs of the birdgcage where it meets the chassis.

  1. What is the Birdcage on a Corvette?
  2. What does Birdcage timing do?
  3. What is the birdcage on a C2 Corvette?
  4. What is a C3 Corvette?
  5. Do Corvettes rust?
  6. Are Corvettes still fiberglass?
  7. What does a birdcage do on a sprint car?
  8. How do you get more forward bite in a sprint car?
  9. What is the birdcage on a 67 Corvette?
  10. What's a Corvette ship?
  11. How do I know if my c3 Corvette has rust?
  12. What model is Lucifer's car?
  13. What years did Corvette have a 427?

What is the Birdcage on a Corvette?

In simple terms it is the metal frame that surrounds the cockpit area of your C3. It is vital that you have a solid birdcage because it supports a lot of your car. An easy way to check the condition of the birdcage is to remove the kick panels near your feet.

What does Birdcage timing do?

arms (birdcage timing 0° in relation to rear end cover) This option makes the rear end load more because the roller is behind rear end center line which will pre-lolad the torque arm. This option will make the car tighter on corner entry, and tighter on acceleration.

What is the birdcage on a C2 Corvette?

Tin termites are the curse of the windshield frame in C2 and C3 Corvettes. ... The uppermost portion of the birdcage is the windshield frame, which rusts even in dry climates because it collects moisture when you wash the car and when it rains.

What is a C3 Corvette?

The Chevrolet Corvette C3 was produced from 1967 to 1982 and is the third generation of the Corvette sports car. C3 Corvettes featured a new body and interior, but the chassis and engines were carried forward from the previous generation C2.

Do Corvettes rust?

Frame: Corvette frames do rust, but particularly where they kick up over the rear axle. ... The body panels attach to a lightweight metal frame – what he calls the birdcage – that can rust, causing adhesion problems.

Are Corvettes still fiberglass?

Corvette's use of advance materials began in 1953, when the first Corvettes were produced with all-fiberglass bodies. ... All Corvettes since 1973 have used SMC body panels, but the material composition has changed dramatically, featuring less traditional fiberglass and more lightweight plastic.

What does a birdcage do on a sprint car?

Described in its simplest form, a birdcage is the working foundation of a 4-bar (4 link) chassis suspension system in that it stabilizes and regulates the movement of the rear part of the car.

How do you get more forward bite in a sprint car?

Re: Forward Bite - Wing Sprint Car

Over rotating in corners, and loosing alot of speed in corners. then you start to catch up going into corner. All still applies, as far as what to do! To improve cornering raise car, reduce stagger, decrease LR rebound, add RF plus 1/4 or 1/2 turn for more wedge.

What is the birdcage on a 67 Corvette?

TJ, The birdcage is the entire metal frame that surrounds the passenger cabin of your vette. The bolts in the kick panels are at the front legs of the birdgcage where it meets the chassis.

What's a Corvette ship?

corvette, small, fast naval vessel ranking in size below a frigate. In the 18th and 19th centuries, corvettes were three-masted ships with square rigging similar to that of frigates and ships of the line, but they carried only about 20 guns on the top deck.

How do I know if my c3 Corvette has rust?

When you see the frame rail holes, put a mini-scope in there or use a finger to feel for rust particles, which are a sure sign of further rusting. Next, the frame rails can rust from the top down, ala rain water flowing from the top to inside the door area and down via the front A pillar.

What model is Lucifer's car?

Lucifer and Amenadiel choosing the Corvette. Lucifer's car is a black 1962 first generation Chevrolet Corvette C1.

What years did Corvette have a 427?

A legacy of 427-powered Corvettes

Early 427-powered Corvettes, particularly convertibles, offered from 1966 to 1969 are some of the most-coveted and collectable Corvettes ever produced.

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