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Forum: Automotive Projects 04-27-2021, 12:47 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 112,627
Posted By Reno
Joel, glad to help. I'm going with your tag:). ...

Joel, glad to help. I'm going with your tag:).

Another thought is that I tend to think that almost everything can be solved with a casting. In your neck of the woods, there is someone with the 3D...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-26-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 112,627
Posted By Reno
Joel, what occurs to me is to move the selector...

Joel, what occurs to me is to move the selector mechanism to the tunnel and controlling each fork shaft with a dedicated push/pull cable. Some of the higher performance control cable has very little...
Forum: Business Classifieds 04-16-2021, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By Reno
Mega dish and Tuck Pucks

Sorry, wrong thread.
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-29-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,682
Posted By Reno
Thanks guys. I've picked up a lot of information...

Thanks guys. I've picked up a lot of information and technique from all your postings.

Kent, I have used a Henrob for years, but now I a Meco man. Not just the weight, but the flame itself seems...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-28-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,682
Posted By Reno
I filled the driver quarter panel and cut a...

I filled the driver quarter panel and cut a window pattern to determine how much I need to add to give me a flat quarter window opening.

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This is a view of the upper, the lower...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-22-2021, 09:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,548
Posted By Reno
Great stuff Scott and timely for me as I'm...

Great stuff Scott and timely for me as I'm fighting door gaps now.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-20-2021, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Reno
Thanks Ray. I think I will be able to do that. I...

Thanks Ray. I think I will be able to do that. I used the door skin to fill the quarter panel, but I should be able to shape a piece to keep the window flat.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-18-2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Reno
Ok, thanks Chris.

Ok, thanks Chris.
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-17-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Reno
Yes, that is where I am today Jaroslav. The front...

Yes, that is where I am today Jaroslav. The front of the window matches the Dorset quarter window, the height and rear radius is further back on the Devon but if I make a window pattern from plywood...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-17-2021, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Reno
Thanks Chris, by 4mm toughened I take it you are...

Thanks Chris, by 4mm toughened I take it you are talking about an acrylic? I had thought that a pinch weld flange might work as a direct glue on.
Yesterday I found original rubber parts at...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 03-16-2021, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 558
Posted By Reno
Quarter window

In converting the four door to a two door I didn't anticipate that the flat opera window was in a different plane than the rear door. I pulled the lower sill into alignment but have to make an...
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 03-08-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By Reno
Thanks guys. On the casting site I belong to...

Thanks guys.
On the casting site I belong to there are some advanced 3D modelers. It seems like it would be a viable manufacturing method if they can get the strength. The headgear is readily...
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 03-07-2021, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By Reno
If these are a failure point I thought I would...

If these are a failure point I thought I would try to make one. I used 1/4" aluminum rod. I flattened the end and then drilled and tapped the end for the spring retainer screw before I made the last...
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 03-06-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By Reno
Good one Chris. I tried a couple of them, but...

Good one Chris. I tried a couple of them, but will have to call Monday. You are correct about the quality. The headgear plastic doesn't seem to last, but at least it is available. I may have to make...
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 03-06-2021, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By Reno
Thanks Chris, I saw those, but I'm looking for...

Thanks Chris, I saw those, but I'm looking for the style with the welding helmet adjustable headpiece. I'll get a picture this morning.
Forum: Miscellanous products related to metalshaping 03-05-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By Reno
Unigoggles

I dropped my JSW00 unigoggle today and broke one of the spring arms. I plastic welded it and was able to keep welding, but thought I should get another one in case it happened again. I use a TM2000...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-05-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,682
Posted By Reno
Thanks Marcus. I rolled it over to work on the...

Thanks Marcus.
I rolled it over to work on the upper half and patched where I cut out the B post.

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The rotisserie sure saves these old bones. I cannot imagine trying to do this bending...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-04-2021, 10:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,682
Posted By Reno
I made another "B" post. The slight jog at the...

I made another "B" post. The slight jog at the belt line makes all the difference in the door gap.

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After tipping the flange it twisted, but straightens up with the shrinker/stretcher.
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Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-26-2021, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,387
Posted By Reno
I don't see annular cutters in tap drill sizes,...

I don't see annular cutters in tap drill sizes, so 7/16" would still need to be drilled with a tap drill in order to thread the hole to 1/2-13. Tapping will be more labor intensive than the holes,...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 02-22-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,387
Posted By Reno
Steve, a quick look on Craigslist shows a...

Steve, a quick look on Craigslist shows a portable for $50 in Fridley, it isn't magnetic, but those Black and Decker motors are strong. Or just a Harbor freight Drill press as a throwaway for $70.
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-16-2021, 11:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,682
Posted By Reno
I see I have been almost as long as Richard for a...

I see I have been almost as long as Richard for a progress post, so I'll throw something up. I haven't been able to get the rebuilt drivers door to the opening so I left it and switched to the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 01-30-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By Reno
Bart, I am going to have to shape a low crown...

Bart, I am going to have to shape a low crown roof panel to fill the roof opening in the Austin. I like Lazze's explanation with multiple soft rectangles with diagonal passes through the English...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-20-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By Reno
I have had decent luck on Ebay for drops from...

I have had decent luck on Ebay for drops from shut down machine shops.

Very nice. I really like the humpbacks, the first one that caught my eye was a rodded 30's at Hot August Nights. And even up...
Forum: General Discussion 10-02-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,082
Posted By Reno
We did the reverse of this when I worked for a...

We did the reverse of this when I worked for a gas tank installation and removal company in the 1960's. After degassing the tank we would cut the ends out and then cut the 8' diameter tanks into 8'...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-27-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,682
Posted By Reno
I hung the Dorset doors and the one with the most...

I hung the Dorset doors and the one with the most damage came out the best. Rookie mistake. I should have cut the B post out and tacked the door together in place. Anyway I had to cut the...
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