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Old 25th August 2010, 09:43 PM
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Nice work Kev, looks like you are really enjoying yourself

as you are close to welding some bits together......depending on which gearbox you are fitting, keep an eye on where you place part "U7", its easy to place it in the slightly wrong place

keep the piccies coming...when you get chance or have put the welding torch down long enough

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Old 25th August 2010, 11:01 PM
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Yeah, yeah, most chassis build pics I've seen had had U7 in the wrong place! Mine too!
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Old 27th August 2010, 10:27 AM
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After trying to get some practice migging in before I work on chassis I have come to the conclusion that my el cheapo regulator is not up to the job....so a quick look on fleabay tossed up a very expensive looking regulator that was due to end around 2 ish this morning....well I aint stopping up for that so I chucked a cheeky 10 bid on it....and yes you guessed it , I won......for 5.99p (10 postage tho) so tacking up might be on hold now till next week.
Ok then do dome other stuff I think, I'm going to make another set of mushies and will be anodising in red this time to match the bodywork, can cut some steel as well, or break the doner, bloody hell where to turn next
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Old 27th August 2010, 10:51 AM
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Well done Kevin, looks like we've got another HAndy on our hands - or we're ll tight gits up north.

Them red mushies (must be magic ones) will look good in red.

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Old 27th August 2010, 12:49 PM
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Well done Kevin, looks like we've got another HAndy on our hands - or we're ll tight gits up north.

Them red mushies (must be magic ones) will look good in red.

All the Breast.....AndyH
course we're all tight gits up ere ....I thought that was just common knowledge
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Old 30th August 2010, 11:58 PM
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the overwhelming urge to start the chassis was too much, so I nabbed an old oxy gauge I had lying around and rigged up my mig and after a little mucking around with flow rates I got what I was listening/looking for.....that familiar cackle you get when a mig set up is running right.....test piece looks like a modern sculpture

And so another roadster is being born.....so far I have not cocked up any measurements, angles are all coming out flush, everything is staying put. Up to now I am having a dream start and progressing well.... here is where I am at with the chassis so far.
Decided to use the build table itself to do the front frame




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Old 31st August 2010, 10:56 PM
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Looks like you need to up the amps and the gas a little more looking at those test bits. chassis is growing very nicely
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Old 31st August 2010, 11:13 PM
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always nice to see a chassis growing

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Old 1st September 2010, 09:35 AM
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Yeah I know Ash....had it turned down a little just for tacking, Intend to ramp it up some for full welding of the chassis
Hi TT it's much nicer when its your own
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Old 5th September 2010, 12:25 PM
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Another few rails added mainly the seatback area.....finding very much like meccano without the holes, nut & bolts great fun even enjoying cutting the steel (something no one seems to enjoy)
heres another couple of pics

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