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Forum: Automotive Projects 12-03-2016, 07:33 AM
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Posted By Jordanrhart
All the way cool! What a project!

All the way cool! What a project!
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-25-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
Life has been full of challenges the past few...

Life has been full of challenges the past few years. It feels great to spend some time in the garage. It has taken me almost three years, but my firewall and floors are finally done....
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-11-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
The simplest answer is usually the best. I only...

The simplest answer is usually the best. I only had to drill out four pug welds and unbolt the rest of the panel. I used my bead roller and the step came out nice and...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-03-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
It has certainly crossed my mind Pugsy. That may...

It has certainly crossed my mind Pugsy. That may be the best way for me to go. No cost, just time.
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-03-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
Whoa! Thats trick! I think I put myself in a bind...

Whoa! Thats trick! I think I put myself in a bind with my floor design. I'm wondering if the tool fabricator suggested may be the way for me....
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-03-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
Fabricator: I've never seen a tool like that. It...

Fabricator: I've never seen a tool like that. It may end up being a great option for me. Thanks for the info!

Joe: That mini bead roller is pretty slick! I never really thought about putting the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-02-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
I've got a pneumatic step flanger, but it works...

I've got a pneumatic step flanger, but it works like crap on anything thicker than 22g. I need something rapid fire so I don't get any funny bulges or squared corners. I'm wondering if something like...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-02-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
Back at it!

Its been damn near a year since the last time I worked on the car. My wife and I sold our house, moved in with in-laws for 3 months and eventually bought a new place. The house was pretty trashed and...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-11-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
I got the tunnel finished up. I'm still figuring...

I got the tunnel finished up. I'm still figuring out the plannishing hammer....
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-28-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
Doug, It is not equipped with a removable...

Doug,

It is not equipped with a removable trans cross member yet. It was one of those things that I overlooked. When the body comes off, I plan to retrofit the cross member with a removable center...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-26-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
continued... ...

continued...

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Forum: Automotive Projects 01-26-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
The last few weeks... ...

The last few weeks...
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Forum: Automotive Projects 01-26-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
Still working on that damn firewall. I'm guessing...

Still working on that damn firewall. I'm guessing I have somewhere in the neighborhood of 60-70 hours in it already. Even though I used the stock firewall as my template, it still turned out a little...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-26-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
ohh that thing is tasty! I love its style! My...

ohh that thing is tasty! I love its style! My channel is somewhere in that 5"/7" range. The trunk is nearly non existent. "Not enough room for a hat box" as my father would say. There is a nice...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-25-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,342
Posted By Jordanrhart
I've got a build thread over here... ...

I've got a build thread over here...
http://www.allmetalshaping.com/showthread.php?t=5778
I'm going to give your advice a try Jamie. Everyone seems to have their own twist on it, something has got...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-25-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,342
Posted By Jordanrhart
I've tried fusion and welding with less wire...

I've tried fusion and welding with less wire before, but I always ended up with little pitts that I couldn't plannish out without over stretching the panel. What do you guys with those "invisible...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-25-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,342
Posted By Jordanrhart
Here is an absolute "best case scenario" weld for...

Here is an absolute "best case scenario" weld for me. 18ga on the bench, 50amps, .035 filler.
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Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 11-25-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,342
Posted By Jordanrhart
TIG butt weld 18ga, cant blend together

I'm going through the process of teaching myself to TIG all of my patch panels in rather than MIG. I'm getting very close to achieving the results I am looking for but I need a few pointers...

I'm...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-18-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
Originally I had planned on it that way, but I...

Originally I had planned on it that way, but I couldn't get my little brain wrapped around the procedure. I never even thought about water or dirt. Damn.
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-17-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
Almost got that firewall banged out today. I few...

Almost got that firewall banged out today. I few little adjustments to make, but its pretty much there. I did my best.
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Forum: Automotive Projects 10-15-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
Got the two all welded together... ...

Got the two all welded together...
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Forum: Automotive Projects 10-07-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
ahhh! It all comes together now! I was having...

ahhh! It all comes together now! I was having trouble visualizing it. Thank you so much David. I will report back with my results.
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-07-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
Ah, I see what you are saying David. I think...

Ah, I see what you are saying David. I think heatnbeat was trying to tell me the same thing, but I didn't interpret it correctly. I will try it out in the next go around. Is it possible to anneal 18g...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-07-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
I also made this linear stretching die at work,...

I also made this linear stretching die at work, to play with in the planninshing hammer. It was really neat to turn a flange over with it. Learning so much from this website....
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-07-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 51,347
Posted By Jordanrhart
re-did the top piece yesterday, still not perfect...

re-did the top piece yesterday, still not perfect but I'm pretty happy with it.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v675/cali4niacruiser/firewalldish3rdattempt_zps4225ad0a.jpg

time to do some...
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