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Author Topic: "E" Gas Coupe Build  (Read 101886 times)

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Offline Captthundarr

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Re: "E" Gas Coupe Build
« Reply #315 on: April 13, 2013, 12:39:30 AM »
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Re: "E" Gas Coupe Build
« Reply #316 on: April 14, 2013, 12:43:37 PM »
When we started there wasn't two wheels that matched, but with a bunch of work all four rear wheels now match. In case anyone asks about this wheel company I am going to leave the x and y coordinates to show them how far the wheels were off.  :-o  Tony

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Re: "E" Gas Coupe Build
« Reply #317 on: April 14, 2013, 02:56:37 PM »
Wow! Nice job making a totally worthless piece of steel usable! :cheers:
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Re: "E" Gas Coupe Build
« Reply #318 on: April 14, 2013, 05:08:24 PM »
 :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
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Re: "E" Gas Coupe Build
« Reply #319 on: April 15, 2013, 01:11:05 AM »
Hi Tony

Did you chuck them up and take a face cut off the back side so they don't wobble from side to side ?

As the center might be off of center.

Don
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Re: "E" Gas Coupe Build
« Reply #320 on: April 15, 2013, 08:57:55 AM »
Thats nuts!

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Re: "E" Gas Coupe Build
« Reply #321 on: April 15, 2013, 12:45:40 PM »
Hi Tony

Did you chuck them up and take a face cut off the back side so they don't wobble from side to side ?

As the center might be off of center.

Don

Don, You don't miss a trick, we did have to take a small cut in the back to true them up.  Tony
« Last Edit: April 15, 2013, 12:48:05 PM by maguromic »
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Re: "E" Gas Coupe Build
« Reply #322 on: April 15, 2013, 08:59:51 PM »
Trent, As promised here are some pictures of the first part of the cool suit tank (hopefully my wife wont see her missing cooler) that my friend is fabing up for me. The last picture is of is welds that look like a sewing machine did it.  I will post the motor and pick up and water return line pictures later.  Tony









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Re: "E" Gas Coupe Build
« Reply #323 on: April 15, 2013, 09:09:13 PM »
Very neat Puddles, a bit of time on the torch to get that good !!!!

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Re: "E" Gas Coupe Build
« Reply #324 on: April 15, 2013, 10:23:29 PM »
Very neat Puddles, a bit of time on the torch to get that good !!!!

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Re: "E" Gas Coupe Build
« Reply #325 on: April 16, 2013, 10:05:16 AM »
The secret is the fit up, really nice job and it looks like .100 material which makes corner welds like that possible. Tony, with the "driver comfort" things you're going to have you planning to camp out in the car? Whats next a cup holder????!!!!

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Re: "E" Gas Coupe Build
« Reply #326 on: April 16, 2013, 10:10:11 AM »
Beautiful work, as always :-o

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Re: "E" Gas Coupe Build
« Reply #327 on: April 16, 2013, 10:47:30 AM »
The secret is the fit up, really nice job and it looks like .100 material which makes corner welds like that possible. Tony, with the "driver comfort" things you're going to have you planning to camp out in the car? Whats next a cup holder????!!!!

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Re: "E" Gas Coupe Build
« Reply #328 on: April 16, 2013, 12:48:18 PM »
Whats next a cup holder????!!!!
Rex

You guys are a rough crowd.  :-P Call me a sissy, but I working on using a Volvo washer pump to make a drink box.  If it gets too hot in line, just push the button on the steering wheel for a cool drink.  Though not bad as some of the ALMS and NASCAR guys that use air conditioning systems.  :-o  Tony
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Re: "E" Gas Coupe Build
« Reply #329 on: April 24, 2013, 11:04:45 PM »
Rex, Looks like I wont have to build the drink box after all.  I was at Huffaker's shop the other day and they gave me this setup they used on their Trans-Am cars.  It needs to be cleaned up and the lines replaced, but it all works, and yes it uses a Volvo washer pump. Tony

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