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Forum: Events 09-05-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By foamcar
Where bouts in the north woods is are these...

Where bouts in the north woods is are these classes?
Forum: Announcements 06-01-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,456
Posted By foamcar
Thanks Dan, for helping keep this site great. ...

Thanks Dan, for helping keep this site great.


Phil Planck
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-17-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 301,409
Posted By foamcar
Thanks for sharing Jack. Quick thinking on your...

Thanks for sharing Jack. Quick thinking on your part evaded worse injury. Good luck on your part saved the Caddy. Heal up and go on.


Phil
Forum: General Discussion 12-25-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,834
Posted By foamcar
Mike and others When you refer to black tie...

Mike and others
When you refer to black tie wire are you referring to safety wire?
Also, are you using it with tig or mig?

Thanks - Phil
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-13-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 301,409
Posted By foamcar
Jack Those renderings are stunning. Very hard...

Jack
Those renderings are stunning. Very hard to get a 2 seater to look anywhere close to good with the top up(think jag 120 roadster). Yours is gorgeous.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 09-27-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,666
Posted By foamcar
Since you are only tipping, not bending, it might...

Since you are only tipping, not bending, it might work. Else beef it up like others have done with low cost rollers and wheels.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-29-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,695
Posted By foamcar
Success. I did some heat shrinking at the worst...

Success. I did some heat shrinking at the worst area, then put the shaft collar back on. Got it as tight as I could 2 times, 180 degrees apart. Still a little large and larger yet at the bad spot....
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-28-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,695
Posted By foamcar
Lots of interesting suggestions. Thanks all....

Lots of interesting suggestions. Thanks all. Back in the shop after a trip to see my grandsons new place of employment(auto repair shop). Picked up 2 new needle bearings and as suspected, they are...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-25-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,695
Posted By foamcar
Wow! Thanks for all the great advice. I had...

Wow! Thanks for all the great advice. I had ordered 2 new 20mm needle bearings to pick up tomorrow in Saginaw, on my way down to Ann Arbor(MI). They also stock a 2.25" shaft collar, so will pick...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-25-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,695
Posted By foamcar
Joe I have tools to measure. Here is data on...

Joe
I have tools to measure. Here is data on the O.D. of the upper and lower tubes. The diam. variation of the upper is .014" and lower .058". Have not measured since I made it rounder. I will...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-24-2016, 11:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,695
Posted By foamcar
Thanks Jim. Nice low tech that I could do. Good...

Thanks Jim. Nice low tech that I could do. Good point about a strip at a time, and to practice. Now to find some practice tube.

Phil
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-24-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,695
Posted By foamcar
How to shrink a tube

The question is basic, but I'm afraid the answer will be advanced way beyond my skill set. But, worth a try. This is a 356 Porsche front axle beam, about 2" O.D. and 1/8"-3/16" wall thickness. ...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-26-2016, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 301,409
Posted By foamcar
Gorgeous work Jack. Is that steel wool under the...

Gorgeous work Jack. Is that steel wool under the ground clamp?

Phil
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-09-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,226
Posted By foamcar
Thanks for all of the informative responses. ...

Thanks for all of the informative responses.
Phil
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-08-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,226
Posted By foamcar
Shrinking metal thickness change

Is the thickness change in the haz measurable with a mic? Anyone done a study on this?

Thanks - Phil;)
Forum: Introductions 10-06-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,713
Posted By foamcar
Welcome Marc. I'm from Tipton, originally. ...

Welcome Marc. I'm from Tipton, originally.

Phil
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-03-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,051
Views: 301,409
Posted By foamcar
Enjoying your build. Here is a 49 with lots of...

Enjoying your build. Here is a 49 with lots of trim along the bottom:

http://autocognito.com/2012/1949-cadillac-series-62/

Phil
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,199
Posted By foamcar
Tool Box

If only they could come up with the equivalent for metal working. This is for wood working. I envision and English wheel, bead roller, vice, break, etc. Fun video here:
...
Forum: Introductions 07-30-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,833
Posted By foamcar
What's the name of your new shop. I go to...

What's the name of your new shop. I go to Gaylord every couple of months. Would like to stop by and say hi.

Phil
Forum: General Discussion 07-30-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,619
Posted By foamcar
Kirk Making them myself is beyond(way beyond)...

Kirk
Making them myself is beyond(way beyond) the scope of my abllity,
Bob
Thanks for the other thread post. Those came out nice
Robbie
The flat one in the pictures I first posted is from...
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,619
Posted By foamcar
Thanks Kirk That's closer than flat. Will...

Thanks Kirk

That's closer than flat. Will have to check diameters.

Phil
Forum: General Discussion 07-29-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,619
Posted By foamcar
Forming a Baby Moon hubcap from flat cap

33832

33833On a 356 Porsche forum someone is asking if a Baby Moon hub cap is available for the disc brake version of the 356. Apparently none are available. Now this is not a moon cap like a...
Forum: Introductions 07-28-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,833
Posted By foamcar
Todd Welcome. I'm in NE MI. Not many of us up...

Todd
Welcome. I'm in NE MI. Not many of us up here that I am aware of. Care to share your location a little more? I am near Alpena.

Phil
Forum: General Discussion 05-25-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,102
Posted By foamcar
Nice. Thanks for posting pic. I have the same...

Nice. Thanks for posting pic. I have the same roller. Using vice so far to save floor space. Is that a disc brake rotor?
Forum: Basic questions and answers 05-16-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,920
Posted By foamcar
Thanks for the metal shaping tips

Just a thanks for this forum and the very helpful members. Every now and then I use what little I have learned on an unexpected project. I recently bought an old car and the bottom of the fuel tank...
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