wayslow New Reader
Nov. 15, 2008 3:08 p.m.

I'm looking at the possibility of scratch building a Formula Vee. I know that it's simpler and cheaper to just buy an existing racecar but it would be a Big Brothers project. We have four Locost builds and a couple of restorations under our belt so I don't think that the fabrication is much of an issue. Does anyone know if plans were ever made available? I still have to check with our local FV group to see if this will even be allowed.


JThw8 Dork
Nov. 15, 2008 3:55 p.m.

I dont think there were ever plans available. I looked for a few years with no luck.

Best bet is finding a local FV and taking alot of measurments.

Woody Dork
Nov. 15, 2008 7:08 p.m.

You may want to consider a LeGrand Formula Ford and DSR. They were available as complete cars or as a set of measured drawings.

Hasbro HalfDork
Nov. 15, 2008 8:07 p.m.

Also check out LocostUSA.com

Cool Vee suspension: http://locostusa.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=458&highlight=formula+vee

Per Schroeder Technical Editor/Advertising Director
Nov. 16, 2008 1:33 a.m.

There's also an open-source sports racer project out there.

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