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Forum: Automotive Projects 09-22-2021, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By skintkarter
Thanks Jaroslav

Thanks Jaroslav
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-21-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By skintkarter
Laying out and Forming a wheelarch return

I'm trying to think ahead as to how I'm going to lay out, trim and roll the wheelarch returns for the Group 5 project.

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Needless to say, I've never done this before.

My current...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-05-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 69,410
Posted By skintkarter
Haha - thanks Cliff. There will be a leading edge...

Haha - thanks Cliff. There will be a leading edge of some 30mm protrusion attached to the bottom of the air dam, which will extend rearwards into a full undertray and rear diffuser - ground effect...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-05-2021, 06:51 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 69,410
Posted By skintkarter
(Repost from the Facebook blog on the build, so...

(Repost from the Facebook blog on the build, so apologies that some of the terms are a bit basic for AMS :) )

Week three of lockdown and quite a bit going on in the office with insurance claims...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 08-23-2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,281
Posted By skintkarter
Very nice result Neil! Some good learning there...

Very nice result Neil! Some good learning there for a number of us.
Forum: Introductions 08-07-2021, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By skintkarter
Welcome Dominik. "Until 10 years ago i was...

Welcome Dominik.

"Until 10 years ago i was passionate about motocross and enduro, but had to give up with broken bones."... A very common complaint!

Look forward to seeing some shots of your...
Forum: Introductions 07-18-2021, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By skintkarter
Hi Meretaka - welcome. A heap of clever and...

Hi Meretaka - welcome. A heap of clever and giving people on here. Would be good to see some shots of your work and processes. We love photos of processes, fails and successes - we all learn.
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-09-2021, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1,751
Views: 699,848
Posted By skintkarter
Very smart Marcus - came out well!

Very smart Marcus - came out well!
Forum: Basic questions and answers 07-07-2021, 09:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By skintkarter
Is welding out of the question?

Is welding out of the question?
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-02-2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 17,004
Posted By skintkarter
Well done on MSOTM Chris!

Well done on MSOTM Chris!
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-27-2021, 12:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,654
Posted By skintkarter
Nice job Matt! Good to see you posting again.

Nice job Matt! Good to see you posting again.
Forum: General Discussion 06-22-2021, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 978
Posted By skintkarter
Congratulations Will!

Congratulations Will!
Forum: Introductions 06-19-2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By skintkarter
Welcome Greg. A mine of information here.

Welcome Greg. A mine of information here.
Forum: Introductions 05-31-2021, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By skintkarter
Welcome Sirehan. I have a similar BMW problem.

Welcome Sirehan. I have a similar BMW problem.
Forum: General Discussion 05-24-2021, 04:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,402
Posted By skintkarter
Sorry to hear that Kerry, but agree with the...

Sorry to hear that Kerry, but agree with the non-surgical suggestions as a first place to start. After surviving pancreatic cancer, wife has some leaky gut stuff she is trialing at the mo (Stephen...
Forum: Introductions 05-24-2021, 04:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By skintkarter
Run away, run away! Welcome Fred.

Run away, run away! Welcome Fred.
Forum: Introductions 05-23-2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 328
Posted By skintkarter
Hi Neil and welcome. Sadly you are in pretty good...

Hi Neil and welcome. Sadly you are in pretty good company in terms of projects and time, but happily there is such a depth of knowledge here to help you out of any corner you may find yourself in.
...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-16-2021, 02:31 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 129,327
Posted By skintkarter
Bloody brilliant Joel! Also well done on MSOTM!

Bloody brilliant Joel! Also well done on MSOTM!
Forum: Introductions 04-26-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 385
Posted By skintkarter
You are in good company Jesse - a number of us...

You are in good company Jesse - a number of us here with a very similar story :) Welcome.
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 04-26-2021, 04:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,329
Posted By skintkarter
Paloma, second everything that Kent has said. ...

Paloma, second everything that Kent has said.

Did you have a look at the Ken Barton video? See how he manipulates one half of the panel when tacking and 'walks' it towards the other half, torch...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 04-23-2021, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,329
Posted By skintkarter
Sorry the William Longyard video was in...

Sorry the William Longyard video was in conjunction with Kent White and the bonus bit at the end of Mark Barton (who like Geoff Moss was ex Aston Martin)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8H45-vdnxi4
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 04-23-2021, 05:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,329
Posted By skintkarter
A very competent Ducati Paloma. Have a couple of...

A very competent Ducati Paloma. Have a couple of mates who have them here in NZ. The Ducati virus is strong in our family unfortunately :) 749s, 748sps, 848evo, 959 Panigale and I just bought a 2020...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 04-21-2021, 04:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,329
Posted By skintkarter
Paloma, I too am trying to learn to O/A weld...

Paloma, I too am trying to learn to O/A weld aluminum. More heat and move faster has been the key for me. Our tip sizes in New Zealand are quite different from the US sizes, but I started off with a...
Forum: Introductions 04-18-2021, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By skintkarter
Hi Vrabi and welcome. If you are after a small...

Hi Vrabi and welcome. If you are after a small footprint machine, search on here for Shopdog. Very clever design and the machine works well. Plans available on here for Shopdog 12
Forum: Beginner Projects 03-25-2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By skintkarter
I use MDF quite a bit for hammerforms for alloy....

I use MDF quite a bit for hammerforms for alloy. Holds up pretty well with a few coats of moisture cure floor finish, or if you have it to hand, 2 pack epoxy.
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