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Old 26th October 2014, 07:13 PM
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Default Rosco's haynes Build "Warhawk"

Started my build last weekend, with the help of my Dad, just thought I would start a thread to share with you guys and get a few pointers along the way

A bit of background info, I'm 28, and a cnc miller by trade and my dads a carpenter so between us we get on with things ok, I've always loved cars and always wanted to build a kit car, I'm going down the bike engine route in a bare bones track chassis no luxury much to my dads disappointment, I'm going to work to the book and get it on the road as soon as I can, funds permitting, and then after that I will start replacing the uprights for cnc aluminium ones etc, but if I start doing those things now I will never get finished

First I got some sierra bits from a breakers yard for a bargain price,



I have stripped the hubs and they are at the blasters as we speak

Material ready to get started



Next we built a build table, we used a sheet of ply for the frame, and a sheet for the top


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Old 26th October 2014, 07:14 PM
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Then got things marked out and started cutting







Front frame done

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Old 26th October 2014, 07:15 PM
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I was surprised how quick it started to take shape considering we cut the box as we went along







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Old 26th October 2014, 07:15 PM
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Next up the tunnel and cross braces



Then the diff cage

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Old 26th October 2014, 07:16 PM
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Got my roll bar bent up yesterday by Tom at www.tube-bender.co.uk, not to far from my house, bent out of 2" cds tube, well pleased with it,
I'm aiming to meet msa spec but not sure if the rear stays can be angled out, I'm going for a full cage but just got the rear hoop until I get my
Scuttle mounted and see what room I've got

It's only clamped on for now as I've got to finish drawing up my parts for laser cutting this week hopefully





And that's about where I'm up to

Thanks for looking
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Old 26th October 2014, 07:56 PM
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welcome and that's some progress in a week ! there are plenty of helpful minds on here so don't be afraid to ask. if need be.
what engine are you using?
good luck with the build and keep the photos coming
regards gary
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Old 2nd February 2015, 09:10 PM
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Got a bit done tonight, made two hose barbs for my fuel tank



And drew my fuel tank up ready to get it laser cut and folded



Also my mates started on my silencer, it's repackable

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Old 4th February 2015, 07:43 PM
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Few hours tonight but was getting cold!

My tube for my fuel tank came today so made a bit for the filler and the larger bit for my swirl pot/ pump houseing, also drilled and tapped the pump flange



Also Picked up my exhaust flanges and collars tonight ready for making my manifold

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Old 15th February 2015, 02:59 PM
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Well I've been doing a few jobs since my last update, my fuel tanks well on its way, I've been drawing up my pedal box for the last few weeks and
I've spent all day on it today, pretty happy with it, should get it cut out next week, I was going to use Vouchts pedal box design off the haynes forum
But with the bias bar and different cylinders I just couldn't get it to work, all my ratios have work out as I want them, so all being well it will be sweet

The pedals will have tubes in between them





Also my mate sent me a pic of my exhaust collectors, possibly doing my manifold with him next weekend



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Old 15th February 2015, 06:58 PM
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Drawings ready for my laser man

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