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Forum: Automotive Projects 03-21-2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
Sorry for the delay in posting, guys. I've been...

Sorry for the delay in posting, guys. I've been swamped at work and with my plane in Annual, funds are a little limited. Also, been working on a 62 Corvette for a lady and now I have a friend's...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-22-2022, 02:44 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
Don't be sorry. Criticism is what helps refine...

Don't be sorry. Criticism is what helps refine this project. It doesn't discourage me, rather, encourages me!

I'll go back and check things over again, and yes, better to fix it now! I already had...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-22-2022, 08:15 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
Thanks Fargoman! I appreciate the compliment! ...

Thanks Fargoman! I appreciate the compliment!

Hmmm, it does look like they are different but it's not, I can assure you. Bottom of the headlights and top are identical in distance to a level...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-20-2022, 03:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
Been spending a lot of time fixing a few things...

Been spending a lot of time fixing a few things on the front that I didn't like. I had to push back and change the angle of the one turn signal since it was off. I'm now about 1/8" between the two in...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-04-2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,105
Posted By A12pilot
Talent! Thatís all there is to say! Very...

Talent! Thatís all there is to say!

Very niceÖ.

Cheers
Dave
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-03-2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
Been working on the rear quarters. This is a...

Been working on the rear quarters. This is a blast!! After the visit to see one being restored, I was able to get measurements for the tail light placement and I'm pretty pleased. Couple errors on my...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-24-2022, 07:45 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
Hi Kent, Yes, I contacted a place that can...

Hi Kent,

Yes, I contacted a place that can plate the plastic. After all, most of the new chrome on cars now a days is plated plastic so itís pretty common practice. I will probably go that...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-24-2022, 10:26 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
Been doing a lot of fine tuning of the front end...

Been doing a lot of fine tuning of the front end these past few days after reviewing the photos from the visit with Rick from the 507 being restored at a local shop he took me to. I'm thinking of...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-19-2022, 08:01 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
Hi Dom, Iím not sure the dimensions of the...

Hi Dom,

Iím not sure the dimensions of the V12 BMW motor, but thereís definitely not a whole lot of space in the engine bay of the 507. It will fit a small block Ford or Chevy, but other than...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-17-2022, 08:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,105
Posted By A12pilot
Fantastic, Jaro! Love the documentary photos. ...

Fantastic, Jaro! Love the documentary photos. Explains a lot!

Cheers
Dave
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-17-2022, 08:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
Thanks guys, and again, Thank You Rick!!! A...

Thanks guys, and again, Thank You Rick!!! A fantastic time!

Iím anxious to get up to Jimís next month to get the hands on the metal and really absorb his knowledge on shaping. And when you get...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-15-2022, 07:07 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
Thank you! Well gang, I just returned from...

Thank you!

Well gang, I just returned from a trip up to the Philly area and visited with member Rick Mullin who graciously showed me his incredible work at his shop. We then proceeded to visit...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-10-2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,538
Posted By A12pilot
Fantastic! Nice work there. It looks great. ...

Fantastic! Nice work there. It looks great. Looking forward to seeing more.

Cheers
Dave
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-06-2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
I was able to get the fender about done. Nowhere...

I was able to get the fender about done. Nowhere near as smooth as I'd like it to be, but happy with my results so far. I won't attach it to the fascia until later.
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Cheers
Dave
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-06-2022, 07:32 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
One of the parts I need to start making is the...

One of the parts I need to start making is the window frame. I have a reproduction glass along with the gasket. Having downloaded a bunch of photos of one being restored, do any of you have some...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-05-2022, 09:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
Parts are back from the printers and I'm pretty...

Parts are back from the printers and I'm pretty impressed with how they fit in my openings. I guess my measurements were as accurate as I could hope being based off a model. Some adjusting needed of...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-03-2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
Ah, done! Thanks Steve! Sorry about that. I...

Ah, done! Thanks Steve! Sorry about that. I use this forum type on another site and it automatically inserts the images. Didnít notice it didnít do that here. Thank you!

Thanks Charlie, itís...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-02-2022, 07:35 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
I wanted to see if I could make the fender in...

I wanted to see if I could make the fender in larger pieces this time as suggested. I cut the panel into four sections but just wanted to see about the rear half being one piece. I think I'm close,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-31-2021, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By A12pilot
Happy New Year!

Just a quick note to wish all of you a Happy New Year and a prosperous and healthy 2022!!! I havenít been on this site too long and am impressed with the talent that is here. More importantly,...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-25-2021, 05:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
Great suggestions guys, and Rick, yes, thatís...

Great suggestions guys, and Rick, yes, thatís what I was thinking about the weld on the top or even by the body relief line.

I may have a suitable chassis/donor car shortly which Iíll start...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-24-2021, 09:07 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
So, I figured I'd go ahead and try and form a...

So, I figured I'd go ahead and try and form a fender so I started with the paper pattern and I'm curious where you all would proceed from here. Would you cut that panel into two pieces or form it as...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-23-2021, 07:11 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
Thanks for the info. My tools are an E-Wheel,...

Thanks for the info. My tools are an E-Wheel, planishing hammer, shrinker/stretcher, brake, bead roller, two shot bags, hammers, and dollys, Mig welder, plasma cutter, and I just ordered the Tig...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-21-2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
Thanks! Anxious to move on to more panels, and...

Thanks! Anxious to move on to more panels, and thereís some fine tuning to do on that nose, but donít want to rush it and need to practice some more. The fenders being longer pieces I think will be...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-21-2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,424
Posted By A12pilot
So here's the result of the first attempt at the...

So here's the result of the first attempt at the front end. I'm going to try to make another one using larger panels and as suggested, Aluminum. I don't think it came out too bad being my first...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-19-2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,924
Views: 784,352
Posted By A12pilot
Fantastic, Jack. Man this is awesome!! ...

Fantastic, Jack. Man this is awesome!!

Cheers
Dave
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