Read moreI’ve settled on the next phase of Project Sublime, that is the rear suspension. Instead of going with a traditional 4 link, or ladder bar setup. I have decided to go with a C4 Corvette IRS swap. Adding IRS will truly make an incredible difference in how the truck handles. Plus, the availability of aftermarket parts means if I want to upgrade down the road, it will be fairly easy.
Until the early 1960s, automobiles moved by rail were carried in boxcars. These were 50 feet long with double-wide doors.Inside was room for four full-sized sedans on a two-tier rack – two raised up off the floor on a steel rack and two others tucked in underneath them.This protected the cars during transport but wasn’t very efficient, as the weight of four vehicles was far less than the maximum weight a boxcar that size could carry. When 85-foot and 89-foot flatcars came into service, it was possible to pack a total of fifteen automobiles in one car on tri-level auto racks. Read more