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Forum: Buck Building 02-08-2019, 08:43 PM
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Posted By heinke
Post Here are the final 3D designs for the Miura...

Here are the final 3D designs for the Miura station buck:

http://www.allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=1119&pictureid=19250
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Forum: Buck Building 02-08-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,355
Posted By heinke
Thumbs up Jack: I've decided to use 1/2" plywood for...

Jack: I've decided to use 1/2" plywood for station buck. I didn't like the extra weight of MDF and going with 3/4" would just make it even heavier. With plywood, I can also use wood screws.
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Forum: Buck Building 02-08-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,355
Posted By heinke
Thanks for the suggestion Scott. I'm...

Thanks for the suggestion Scott. I'm investigating the CNC router option now.
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-02-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 86,229
Posted By heinke
Frank: yes, although I might add some faux...

Frank: yes, although I might add some faux knock-offs on them. Given that the rims are the first real give away that this is a replica car, my first preference was to use actual spoke rims. But...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-01-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 86,229
Posted By heinke
Post GTO home coming

After 1 year (almost to the day), the GTO body prep and paint work is done. The color is Rosso Corsa and the finish is fantastic! The credit for paint work goes to Frank Zucchi at FZ Restorations...
Forum: Buck Building 01-14-2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,355
Posted By heinke
Post Station buck progress

Progress pic for 3D modeling of station buck.

http://www.allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=1119&pictureid=19229
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-03-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,944
Posted By heinke
Post Radiator coolant tubes (cont.)

I finished fabricating and welding up the front cooling tubes.

http://www.allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=1119&pictureid=19227

A final check to ensure the coolant lines will clear the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-01-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 81,312
Posted By heinke
Thumbs up Congratulations on MSOTM! I like that it's...

Congratulations on MSOTM! I like that it's earned from a home built car and shaping it's skin.
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-30-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,944
Posted By heinke
Post Radiator coolant tubes

Iíve switched focus again from brake system to coolant lines. A great thing about a project at this early stage is that if you hit an issue with one area, thereís plenty of other areas where...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-21-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,944
Posted By heinke
Thumbs up Good point Charlie. Yes, the stainless steel...

Good point Charlie. Yes, the stainless steel bolts I used as base stock don't have the same tensile strength as a steel bolt does. I chose stainless steel to avoid the rust and corrosion that might...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-20-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,944
Posted By heinke
Thumbs up The head on the tee-nut is 1/8" thick. I couldn't...

The head on the tee-nut is 1/8" thick. I couldn't go any thicker and have the needed clearance to rotor surface (only have .028" clearance now). I will be glueing the tee-nuts to the upright with the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-19-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,944
Posted By heinke
Post Disc Brakes

In parallel with modeling the station buck, Iíve started working on the brake system. Iíve elected to go with an aftermarket brake system made by Wilwood. Itís a high-performance brake system...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-15-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,944
Posted By heinke
Post Let the station buck modeling begin!

The primary purpose of creating a 3D model for this Miura project is to create a station buck for the body. I decided to go for a stand-alone, egg crate style of buck that will be composed of...
Forum: Buck Building 12-15-2018, 12:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,355
Posted By heinke
Post Station buck progress

Here's some progress pics of the Miura buck as it's being designed in CAD:

http://www.allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=1119&pictureid=19195
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Forum: Buck Building 12-12-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,355
Posted By heinke
Post Station buck thoughts

So it came time to start the CAD part of the buck making project. To make sure I wasn't giving confusing or ambiguous direction to Dan (the guy doing the CAD work), I decided to write down my...
Forum: Buck Building 12-09-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,355
Posted By heinke
Tim: thanks for sharing. Do you have pictures...

Tim: thanks for sharing. Do you have pictures you can post? For the solid buck pieces, are you using it as a hammer form?

I ask because my plan right now is to have solid areas on my buck for...
Forum: Buck Building 12-09-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,355
Posted By heinke
Thumbs up Will: thanks for the straight shooting feedback. ...

Will: thanks for the straight shooting feedback. I do understand your point and appreciate you have a lot more experience with station bucks than I. So I am really listening and acting on your...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-06-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,944
Posted By heinke
Thumbs up Kerry, Firstly, I like your new shape for rear...

Kerry,
Firstly, I like your new shape for rear door top corner much better. I think you're making a good choice on changing it.

Secondly, yes doors are a bitch. I spent hours and hours on my...
Forum: Buck Building 12-05-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,355
Posted By heinke
Thanks for the information! Does anyone have...

Thanks for the information!

Does anyone have experience with the combination of MDF and CNC Laser? I'm thinking of using MDF because of cost (a whole car buck uses lots of sheets times high cost...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 12-04-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,325
Posted By heinke
See my recent post to this thread: ...

See my recent post to this thread: http://www.allmetalshaping.com/showthread.php?t=18058&page=17

Depending on what car you're talking about, it might be better/faster to not go the scanning route...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-04-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,944
Posted By heinke
Post Let the 3D modeling begin!

Itís time I give another update. The project focus has shifted from chassis building back to designing. The next build step is to make inner body structures and these need to be designed and...
Forum: Buck Building 12-03-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,355
Posted By heinke
Question Station buck findings

I've read every thread I could find where a station buck was involved and made several direct inquiries to people. What's interesting is as new applicable technologies have become available (e.g. 3D...
Forum: Buck Building 11-30-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,355
Posted By heinke
Question Still need buck building information

So I now have confirmation that using a buck aids the metal shaping process (thanks Kerry). What I don't have yet is input from those who've done this before. If that's you, please share your...
Forum: Buck Building 11-26-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,355
Posted By heinke
Question Modern-day Miura: seeking buck making information

If you're not already familiar with my Miura project, the build diary is here: Modern-day Miura (http://www.allmetalshaping.com/showthread.php?t=18058)

For this project, I'm having a 3D model...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-24-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 27,944
Posted By heinke
Post Radiator shroud and electric fan

I decided to fabricate the radiator fan shroud now that the radiator mounts were complete. For complex sheet metal items like this, I like to start by making a cardboard mockup. Iíve found I end up...
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