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I love threads like this. My 1st race as a 10 yr old is forever in my memories. Wow 45 years ago burning mag vw blocks in the fire because they were so bright lol. I think Doc in Vegas still has one for sale that he and TJ used to race.
 

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Wow, those pics really show just how laid down the rear shocks were! Did they have any working theory behind this? Obviously not a packaging issue. It does have a single rate coil on it. Was there a time before dual rate setups came on the scene? Was this an attempt to to have better compliance on the little stuff?
 

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We have what might've been one of the last ones built ('03). Ran it class one with a Northstar. It was a handful to drive but so much fun. Then changed to class 10 with Ecotec and reconfigured the rear shocks and it's like night and day difference in handling.
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Wow, those pics really show just how laid down the rear shocks were! Did they have any working theory behind this? Obviously not a packaging issue. It does have a single rate coil on it. Was there a time before dual rate setups came on the scene? Was this an attempt to to have better compliance on the little stuff?

As I remember... it was a style and packageing desire. The first one (bob gordon 's) ran a 4" internal bypass Sway A Way, metering rod shock. As I recall there was some assurance that the design could be made to work. Later variants had a more traditional shock packages and motion ratios.
 

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As I remember... it was a style and packageing desire. The first one (bob gordon 's) ran a 4" internal bypass Sway A Way, metering rod shock. As I recall there was some assurance that the design could be made to work. Later variants had a more traditional shock packages and motion ratios.
When I first drove Ellison's, it was running some ridiculous spring rate like -800lb over 900lb for a 10 car package just to maintain ride height. It would blow out the lower trailing arm mount and rod ends...
 

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A few years ago when Fiber Tech was trying to revive the Chenowth name, Sammy who worked for Chenowth and was part of building the original Millennium cars, was building the chassis at Fiber Tech. They built one or two "Hybrid" Millennium cars that were sent over to Australia. I took some pictures of one as a roller, but can't seem to find them.
 

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Who has pictures of any old tandem Raceco' s man they were cool. Memories like flying the trainer cox airplane around in circles on string with a handle. Starting it with you finger and spring on the prop , battery to the glo plug haha.
 

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I raced this car from 2003-2007. Car handled great, we podium a lot of races. Sold to a guy in Colorado and haven’t seen it since. Heard it was in Mexico. Would love to see this car again.
 

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Glen Greer also had a Millennium in the early 2000's. From what I understood, it was the only rear engine one made
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Rode from km 31 with the wife and 8yo across the salt flats. The Chenowth lodge is a must see!
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