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32 Boss Rod Model Only

Discussion in 'Modding Worklogs' started by mad_mic3, Apr 24, 2015.

  1. MUTMAN

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    indeed :)

    what sort of 1/4 mile times do you think she'll do ?
     
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    Thanx's Mutman, power to wait ratio, 8 sec's;)
     
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    Pretty Rainbow Kolors

    Hi Everyone

    This is how they are, all polished up, right side has had heat applied, left side still as polished


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    Applying heat to the left side


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    The light in the shed doesn't show the full affect


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    this pipe got some more heat kolor applied when i took it back in the shed


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    Out in the natural light, looks as desired:)


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    If a deeper shade was required, just heat for a longer exposure time


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    Thanx's for looking

    mad_mic3:)

    back onto DFA for now;)

    project "Wild Thing" will receive this treatment allover;)
     
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    You sir are a Legend :thumbup::cool::thumbup::cool::thumbup::cool::thumbup::cool:
     
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    Thanx's BD:)
     
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    Hi Everyone


    Got a little bit more done

    5 mounting holes, 12mm back spacing, 72deg spacing


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    Picked up some more alloy stock, Iv'e just gotta make 1 piece rims
    the yellow line, already got its twin sitting in the chuck


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    Ill get the 2 front rims outta this piece


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    Time to true up the longer piece for the rear rims


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    Parting the pieces off


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    Till next time, i'll let you guess the final design

    Thanx’s for looking


    mad_mic3:)
     
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    [​IMG]

    Although i thought you be going a classic wire spome jobbie ?
     
  8. Ma Baker

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    Some much time and effort. :thumbup:
     
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    @ mutman, they look like cragars, wire spokes look good on e-type jags, but were a bitch to keep clean or detail :)
    Thanx's Ma:)
     
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    Very sexy! this is the way mags are meant to be made :thumbup: None of that cast crap!
     
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    Thanx's D, yep alloy has that raw sex appeal thing happening:)
     
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    1 Step 2Step 3Step T”””””y under there


    Hi Everyone


    A couple more steps done on the wheels

    Parting off 78mm takes time & patience


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    Bugger the rims, lets make some blower pistons instead


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    Turning up the back of the rims 1st up


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    Repeat till the 4 are done


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    Time to make/ modify some HSS to the shape i want


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    give the back ground area a linnish up


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    Yellow line side is the edge that will be used mainly


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    Shaping of the front rim outer center


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    1 of the Rear rim outer centers done


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    3 done


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    The other rear rim is setup ready for machining next time I’m down the shed


    Thanx’s for looking;)


    mad_mic3:)
     
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    awesome mic3! i meant to reply "CENTERLINES!!" last night but got distracted!

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    Hi Kev, although i like centerlines/moon disc, there not on the cards this time:)
     
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    Gee I thought we were getting a picture of the grand-daughter for a minute :(

    Great work!
     
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    Just my mind multi tasking Ma, i'm drive back from Brisbane next month with them for xmas:)
     
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    That will be amazing. Good for you.
     
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    she will be 9 months old next month:)
     
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    Oh my goodness how time flies. Our little one is now 14 months old and walking since the day before her first birthday. They bring so much happiness in to your lives. :)
     
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    Hi Everyone


    @Ma, where proud grand parents:)


    What’s the name of that song that Midnite Oil sings, “US Racers”


    Some mite also know them as “Kidney mags”

    Got the other rear rim turned up, so it's time to do the next step


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    Mill some center lines 1st up


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    Rear view


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    Front view


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    Next up is to do the other 3 rims up to this stage

    Thanx’s for looking;)

    mad_mic3:)
     

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