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Forum: Automotive Projects 12-08-2020, 09:43 AM
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Posted By Superleggera
Definitely share a picture (or a few) of the...

Definitely share a picture (or a few) of the transaxle bolted to the Coyote engine as a standalone assembly if possible to showcase for visual reference.

This would NOT fit in an actual Miura...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-27-2020, 05:30 PM
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Views: 106,019
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: Automotive Projects 05-28-2020, 02:29 PM
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Views: 106,019
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: 360
Views: 106,019
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 01-27-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,019
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: Automotive Projects 09-25-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,019
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: Automotive Projects 10-29-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,019
Posted By Superleggera
850 lights are mounted in the bodywork on a...

850 lights are mounted in the bodywork on a Miura. If you did the Porsche route, it would have been best to mount to the subframe itself given the weight and pop-up mechanism. Glad you found those...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-28-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,019
Posted By Superleggera
while building that structure, think about how...

while building that structure, think about how you will support / attach the headlight assemblies and hinge points for the tilted nose.
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-25-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,019
Posted By Superleggera
Artwork is full-size -- ie: 1-1 scale. ...

Artwork is full-size -- ie: 1-1 scale.

Advantage of the 1-1 sized artwork is obviously as Joel is doing -- the measurements are the same to the real thing. Other perk is as one starts building...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-01-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,019
Posted By Superleggera
I made a visit of Joel last Monday after a visit...

I made a visit of Joel last Monday after a visit to the Blackhawk Museum which is nearby him. Given this is a fairly new project for him, it is amazing at how much work has been done in regard to...
Forum: Automotive Projects 07-13-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,019
Posted By Superleggera
I can just imagine all the strangers at gas...

I can just imagine all the strangers at gas stations asking "what is that on the trailer..." and the inevitable discussion that follows!
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-12-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,019
Posted By Superleggera
Glad to see you have properly done your homework!...

Glad to see you have properly done your homework! The devil is in the proverbial details and engineering long before actual construction begins (and as part of rough mockup confirmation). Thank you...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-11-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,019
Posted By Superleggera
I'd just lengthen it -- or maybe just add width...

I'd just lengthen it -- or maybe just add width from the waist down given your use of modern tires (width) and gaining an inch or two on each side. (but keeping the stock width from waist up) You...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-10-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,019
Posted By Superleggera
Factory wheelbase is 2500mm. 2nd version is...

Factory wheelbase is 2500mm. 2nd version is 2700mm. @125mm is in the area behind the door to the rear wheel opening. Rest is in the door opening. If one makes the doors too long it gets kind of...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-10-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,019
Posted By Superleggera
http://modenawest.com/HAMB/JoelMuira.png ...

http://modenawest.com/HAMB/JoelMuira.png

Here is a quick example via digital restyling of lengthening the wheelbase on a Miura. A few inches in the engine bay (offsetting the internal...
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