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Forum: Announcements 09-01-2018, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Kyle_yocum
This is awesome! Congratulations my friend

This is awesome! Congratulations my friend
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 08-09-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By Kyle_yocum
Sorry I missed the "how". I just made an album on...

Sorry I missed the "how". I just made an album on my profile with some of the process pictures.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 08-08-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By Kyle_yocum
Yes, the original was rusted beyond repair. I...

Yes, the original was rusted beyond repair. I used the original fittings and mounting brackets. Had to make the rest.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 08-07-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By Kyle_yocum
Thank you!:D

Thank you!:D
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 08-07-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By Kyle_yocum
thanks guys!

Thanks for all the help and advice, both on here and over the phone! here is the finish tank! 48250

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Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 08-03-2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By Kyle_yocum
soldering steel

Good morning guys! I'm in need of some advice. I'm building an coolant recovery tank for an old Packard and the seams are soldered, not brazed or welded. What type of solder and flux are you guys...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-11-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 40,528
Posted By Kyle_yocum
This truck turned out awesome! Robert you are a...

This truck turned out awesome! Robert you are a true craftsman my friend.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-29-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,313
Posted By Kyle_yocum
aluminum bumper fabrication

I've spent the last couple weeks working on designing/building a bumper for the widebody MR2 I'm building. I've still got lots of hand planishing and metalfinishing to do, but I had to jump on...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,949
Posted By Kyle_yocum
I like the Milwaukee ones better than vice grips....

I like the Milwaukee ones better than vice grips. I think they grip tighter and they open up easier even when they’re really tight.
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-01-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,949
Posted By Kyle_yocum
So here are the build pictures. 47616 ...

So here are the build pictures.

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Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 05-31-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,365
Posted By Kyle_yocum
I haven't tried one yet, but I have talked with ...

I haven't tried one yet, but I have talked with few friends that have had great success with them. Joe Mielke is an awesome guy, so it's hard not to recommend his stuff. I have several of his...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-29-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,949
Posted By Kyle_yocum
I did but I tried to upload too many at once and...

I did but I tried to upload too many at once and it wouldn't go. I'll try to put some up later today.
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-28-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,949
Posted By Kyle_yocum
Thank you! I'm just trying to learn what I can...

Thank you! I'm just trying to learn what I can from men much wiser and more experienced than I am. I'm thankful for a platform that allows so many great shapers to share their knowledge with us young...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-28-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,949
Posted By Kyle_yocum
I did not. I was only commissioned to fix the...

I did not. I was only commissioned to fix the front of the nose, but I was surprised by the lack of rust. The work I had to do was thanks to multiple poor attempts at collision repair from many years...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-28-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,949
Posted By Kyle_yocum
It's not too bad. I try to get it paddled in as...

It's not too bad. I try to get it paddled in as close to the correct shape as possible around the bottom of the front of the bucket because its a very awkward place to file. Other than that spot its...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-25-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,949
Posted By Kyle_yocum
54 jag front end rebuild is done!

I finished up the sheet metal work on the nose of the jag today. lots of challenges with this project.47492

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Forum: Automotive Projects 04-23-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 40,528
Posted By Kyle_yocum
Looking good buddy!

Looking good buddy!
Forum: Introductions 04-23-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Kyle_yocum
This looks like a really fun project! I look...

This looks like a really fun project! I look forward to following it.
Forum: Buck Building 04-23-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,492
Posted By Kyle_yocum
I did shape it on the hammer. The shape goes in...

I did shape it on the hammer. The shape goes in with a little less stress built up in it, and it will tend to accept being formed better ie won't just spring back.
Forum: Buck Building 04-22-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,492
Posted By Kyle_yocum
Happy to share! Thank you! As for welding through...

Happy to share! Thank you! As for welding through the reverse, honestly I was just trying something different to see if it would help to not get a sharp high or low spot at the weld. It did seam to...
Forum: Buck Building 04-21-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,492
Posted By Kyle_yocum
here's an update on the Jag

I've been working this week on shaping and fitting the pieces of this fender. I patterned off of the left side and did all of my heavy shaping with the power hammer, then smoothed things out with the...
Forum: Beginner Projects 04-21-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,322
Posted By Kyle_yocum
That looks great!

That looks great!
Forum: Buck Building 04-12-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,492
Posted By Kyle_yocum
Some more buck progress

I made it a bit further on the buck for the jag today. After I got the main rib fit in place I started taking the profiles layed out on the left fender with poster board and a profile gauge. Then one...
Forum: Buck Building 04-11-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,492
Posted By Kyle_yocum
Thank you! Will do.

Thank you! Will do.
Forum: Buck Building 04-11-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,492
Posted By Kyle_yocum
54 jag front end rebuild

I'm in the middle of reworking the sheet metal on the 54 xk120. I've got the left side complete enough to use it for building a buck to shape the right side. Here are a few pictures of my buck...
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