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Forum: Automotive Projects 03-19-2019, 08:53 PM
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Posted By kcoffield
Tail light buckets and bumper look great Jack....

Tail light buckets and bumper look great Jack. Lot's of finish work to be done I'm sure but they certainly look the part.

Best,
Kelly
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-12-2019, 07:59 AM
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Posted By kcoffield
Those should be easy. (famous last words):p ...

Those should be easy. (famous last words):p


Will look forward to seeing those Jack. Keep up the good work.

Best,
Kelly
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-17-2019, 07:04 PM
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Posted By kcoffield
I've been mistaken for someone who knows what...

I've been mistaken for someone who knows what he's doing once before. ;).

Snowed all day today Jack.....no casting. -Will have a go at the tail light buckets next weekend.

Best,
Kelly
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-17-2019, 06:58 PM
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Posted By kcoffield
Links

Jack, I get page not found error at the links.

Best,
Kelly
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-10-2019, 10:19 AM
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Posted By kcoffield
Looks like you took to fabricating foam like you...

Looks like you took to fabricating foam like you do everything else.....very well. If you do much of it's good to keep a shop vac handy or the stuff gets everywhere. Looking forward to seeing the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-27-2019, 06:14 PM
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Posted By kcoffield
You want a rather low expansion wax but if you...

You want a rather low expansion wax but if you are fabricating the patterns, there's a tradeoff with how workable it is. Since you are fabricating your wax patterns, there isn't much advantage over...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-25-2019, 12:44 PM
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Posted By kcoffield
Jack, those look to be fit up pretty close....

Jack, those look to be fit up pretty close. Aluminum will shrink about .013"/1". So if they were 10" long about an 1/8" of shrink. Maybe the gasket thickness at the base may help compensate for that...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-20-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 29,879
Posted By kcoffield
Dunno how thick the head or what the material is...

Dunno how thick the head or what the material is on the T-nuts but you may want to calculate the shear area through the head thickness and compare it with shear strength of the bolt material and load...
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-04-2018, 06:49 PM
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Views: 29,879
Posted By kcoffield
Thumbs up Now you're talkin'. That's looking good. Is your...

Now you're talkin'. That's looking good. Is your track wider than the original Miura?
Best,
Kelly
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-04-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 29,879
Posted By kcoffield
I think that is much better. ...

I think that is much better.



Yes, that's still there and what is driving the difference in the profile but I believe it starts at the windshield and because the roof line is more...
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-03-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 29,879
Posted By kcoffield
First Impressions

First impression for me was the roof needs to drop and the tail and nose need to be stretched. Also think the door height needs to be reduced. I think 46.5 is pretty tall. The combination makes the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-12-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 29,879
Posted By kcoffield
Dimension

Great project Joel. I share your admiration of the Miura. Absolutely beautiful car......but save the $1m.....I don't fit! However, I do own three mid engine V8 cars. Coyote is a nice pick but man...
Forum: Buck Building 06-12-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,764
Posted By kcoffield
Bonding Polystyrene

I've worked with expanded and extruded polystyrene extensively in lost foam patterns for metal casting and resin/cloth lay ups. I'm sort of surprised to see the 3M 45 and Bondo mentioned because I've...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-05-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 16,130
Posted By kcoffield
Thanks Dane. I hadn't picked up the i between the...

Thanks Dane. I hadn't picked up the i between the c & k. Nice website and nice works. Did a quick click through but will take it in more detail this evening.

Best,
Kelly
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-04-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 16,130
Posted By kcoffield
Cant quite make out web the address. Can you post...

Cant quite make out web the address. Can you post a link to your website?

Best,
Kelly
Forum: Posting Pictures 07-28-2017, 01:51 PM
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Views: 3,354
Posted By kcoffield
PB Hack

That's great, worked for me.

Best,
K
Forum: Introductions 03-08-2017, 01:38 PM
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Views: 742
Posted By kcoffield
Kelly from Iowa

Hello all.

Make mandrel bent tubing by day but am always adding capability to my home shop. Have long been into motorsports and machine building.

Also have basic sheet, plate, weld, and light...
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