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Forum: Automotive Projects 07-27-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 86,584
Posted By Superleggera
One of the perks of having that buck structure...

One of the perks of having that buck structure nearby is you can define where that outer skin is at by pulling reference templates off of it while building the inner structure first. Thus when you...
Forum: Buck Building 07-08-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,005
Posted By Superleggera
Simple adage is "you get what you pay for". ...

Simple adage is "you get what you pay for". Think about how many thousands of hours you might have in actually building of a ground-up project. How much money in materials, consumables and...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-28-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 86,584
Posted By Superleggera
When there is a will there is a way! Definitely...

When there is a will there is a way! Definitely much clearer vision of what you are creating and how to squeeze that big engine sideways into such a small place and get the power to the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-02-2020, 04:00 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 86,584
Posted By Superleggera
The bonus for building your Miura from the inside...

The bonus for building your Miura from the inside outward is your skillsets will be honed from much practice! The dividend will be delivered later once you do the external skin itself over the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-23-2020, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 558,133
Posted By Superleggera
Best to call a local CAD reseller and ask who in...

Best to call a local CAD reseller and ask who in the area is good at 3D digitizing of parts. They inevitably will tell you who is good given they sold the software to them most likely.

For...
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 04-20-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 26,950
Posted By Superleggera
Remember that Hoosier Profiles is a small...

Remember that Hoosier Profiles is a small business in this craziness that has infected the world as of late. For those of you who have contemplated building your own EW or other equipment -- it...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-06-2020, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 609,021
Posted By Superleggera
[artwork] Bottom edge of the openings raised...

[artwork] Bottom edge of the openings raised upward per your mention.

note: Remember the color you paint the truck will also change how it looks ultimately. You are seeing a lot of "black"...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-24-2020, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 609,021
Posted By Superleggera
I think there are six bolts in the Willys front...

I think there are six bolts in the Willys front bumper. How about a JK-style driving or small off-road light (round) integrated into the bumper between the 2-3 and 4-5 bolts? Leave the bolts or...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-10-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 123,390
Posted By Superleggera
You undoubtedly have an interesting selection of...

You undoubtedly have an interesting selection of cars in the garage to enjoy (and sometimes even for daily use knowing yourself). 427 Cobra "kit" that you cut your teeth upon. This 250GTO which...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-27-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 86,584
Posted By Superleggera
Job well done. I've seen too many "door...

Job well done. I've seen too many "door projects" result in doors that do not properly open as intended. Final test is for yourself to open the door and get inside and it closes as expected. It is...
Forum: Buck Building 12-30-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 29,588
Posted By Superleggera
That came out looking fantastic!

That came out looking fantastic!
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-03-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 558,133
Posted By Superleggera
All those hours to make those tail lights? Well...

All those hours to make those tail lights? Well worth it. They really look good.
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-25-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 86,584
Posted By Superleggera
Again you are doing construction in the correct...

Again you are doing construction in the correct order. Too many people would have put the buck together and immediately started making aluminum panels without thinking of what they mount to or how...
Forum: Introductions 07-26-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,354
Posted By Superleggera
It is always good to see something being built...

It is always good to see something being built that is truly different and that the builder is deeply passionate about. Love the idea and concept and direction you are going with it. Thanks for...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-26-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 609,021
Posted By Superleggera
Looking at the small running board on the front...

Looking at the small running board on the front fender, it makes me wonder if one could incorporate that styling into the rear fender itself (front and rear edges perhaps)?? It would look "factory"....
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-25-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 609,021
Posted By Superleggera
You have shown 3 vertical pieces. Try it with 4...

You have shown 3 vertical pieces. Try it with 4 or do a double element at the rear most tailgate junction. There are some visual tricks you can do if you play with your mockup further that will...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-23-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 609,021
Posted By Superleggera
I like the proportions between tire vs bodywork...

I like the proportions between tire vs bodywork of this 30.5 setup best
Forum: Buck Building 07-10-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 29,588
Posted By Superleggera
Yeah! I love it when something goes together as...

Yeah! I love it when something goes together as planned after much research and planning. It looks good!
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 07-02-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 26,950
Posted By Superleggera
Great resource that will be sadly missed but...

Great resource that will be sadly missed but business reality in the world marketplace today with exchange rates dictating what happens is common. Admittedly I have two fabricated larger EW's with...
Forum: Announcements 06-01-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,382
Posted By Superleggera
Congrats on ten years and I agree with all the...

Congrats on ten years and I agree with all the above!

But I also want to add a "thanks" to the admin crew for doing the backups as needed. One never knows when they might be needed (migration...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-31-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 123,390
Posted By Superleggera
Isn't it fun working around freshly painted...

Isn't it fun working around freshly painted bodywork and making fabricated parts to fit carefully within? Keep making progress!
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-07-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,490
Views: 609,021
Posted By Superleggera
Gloss is pretty (and timeless) -- but I know at...

Gloss is pretty (and timeless) -- but I know at SEMA (Las Vegas) the past few years there has been an ongoing trend towards semi-gloss and satin for industrial vehicles. BMW did on the M-series cars...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-04-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 558,133
Posted By Superleggera
One strong suggestion before you lock the roof...

One strong suggestion before you lock the roof profile in. Get it on wheels and roll it outside so you can stand back and get better views of it (and at distance) and at the ride height it will be...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-26-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 123,390
Posted By Superleggera
As for getting work done -- you have a bit of a...

As for getting work done -- you have a bit of a conundrum. Do you go drive the Cobra, assemble the 250 GTO or fabricate parts for the Miura!
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,700
Posted By Superleggera
Wm Longyard took some great photographs of the...

Wm Longyard took some great photographs of the one in the CZ museum awhile back for myself. Reach out to him.

Scanning a W154? Probably a not-gonna-happen deal to be honest.

Best bet is to...
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