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Forum: Automotive Projects 10-23-2018, 05:56 PM
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Posted By 76mx
On the subject of airflow, many including myself...

On the subject of airflow, many including myself have made the rookie mistake on their first racecar of thinking that 1/4" screen being much larger than standard window screen should be a good choice...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-09-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 359
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Posted By 76mx
As long as we are sharing information, let me put...

As long as we are sharing information, let me put two cents in here. Years ago, when we were racing nitro burning Briggs and Stratton go-karts, the metal fuel tanks were prone to cracking at the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-09-2018, 08:24 PM
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Posted By 76mx
Thank you Superleggeria and thank you Joel.

Thank you Superleggeria and thank you Joel.
Forum: Automotive Projects 08-12-2018, 11:30 AM
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Posted By 76mx
Joel, glad things are coming together well. You...

Joel, glad things are coming together well. You are dead on regarding your comments about my construction philosophy. I can only make an educated guess at many things, so let me try to anticipate...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-08-2018, 08:47 PM
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Posted By 76mx
Joel picked up his chassis and left Texas...

Joel picked up his chassis and left Texas yesterday for the long trip back to Northern California. Before he left, we made a video together. It is Chupacabra #40 on YouTube at StricklandRacingInc.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-03-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 359
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Posted By 76mx
Rick, sorry not that one. My schedule, subject to...

Rick, sorry not that one. My schedule, subject to change, is to leave Texas the first part of next month, deliver a chassis to Tennessee, display a Countach chassis in Louisville at the NSRA...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-01-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 105,484
Posted By 76mx
Kerry, I saw on another thread that you attended...

Kerry, I saw on another thread that you attended the NSRA Street Rod Nationals a few years ago (why am I not surprised). If you are coming this year, one of my chassis will be there on display in the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-30-2018, 06:20 PM
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Views: 105,484
Posted By 76mx
I do not mean this toward Joel, rather, I think...

I do not mean this toward Joel, rather, I think he will appreciate the humor in it as well. It greatly amused me several years ago when a lady got into an accident and sued the auto maker because her...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-30-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 105,484
Posted By 76mx
Rick, There are crush zones but I have stopped...

Rick, There are crush zones but I have stopped short of honeycomb, again back to the Wheel Of Three and the big loser here is economics. Rarely do I sell a chassis for a build that is properly...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-30-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 105,484
Posted By 76mx
Skip, Thank you. Kerry, you are correct, let me...

Skip, Thank you.
Kerry, you are correct, let me elaborate. As with most anything designed, the engineering considers failure and catastrophic failure. It considers bulletproof and also considers...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-27-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 105,484
Posted By 76mx
The first picture shows a typical dogbone detail....

The first picture shows a typical dogbone detail. On long panels they are every 16-20 inches. It only takes about seven hours to glue up a chassis but it must be done over several days because one...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-23-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 105,484
Posted By 76mx
Jacob, yes that is what I meant by supported in...

Jacob, yes that is what I meant by supported in two planes. Any joint that would be a butt joint was also designed with a third member that makes that same joint a lap joint as well.
Rick, The...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-22-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 105,484
Posted By 76mx
Kerry, This is called structural adhesive,...

Kerry,
This is called structural adhesive, although there is no formal definition or specifications for any glue to be called that. They fall into three general types, this one is methacrolate...
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