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Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2017, 05:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,841
Posted By ozi jim
I love rivets, I dont know why but I just...

I love rivets, I dont know why but I just do,might be the whole aviation thing.

Nice job ,love the seats.

Jim
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-21-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 15,573
Posted By ozi jim
You cant help yourself . I recon the 40 will...

You cant help yourself .
I recon the 40 will change colour ?.

Nice work

Jim
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-18-2017, 03:51 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 97,409
Posted By ozi jim
Thanks John I will go slow

Thanks John I will go slow
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-16-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 97,409
Posted By ozi jim
Its a rolled edge. Very strong I will pull the...

Its a rolled edge.
Very strong I will pull the light box out to allow me to aneal it as it will come easier.

Have tried using a bag and mallet but it is hard to shift so it will want softening...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-16-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 97,409
Posted By ozi jim
The gap on the left side of the pop out center...

The gap on the left side of the pop out center has closed a small amount which makes sense as the wheel pushing up into the outer edge will force it across I would think.

Pic 1
I think a hing...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-16-2017, 09:13 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 97,409
Posted By ozi jim
Inside the front clip you have the light boxes,...

Inside the front clip you have the light boxes, these 2 pics are showing creases on the outer panel were the box is bonded on the inside.

The top one is outward the side is inward.

41337
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Forum: Automotive Projects 04-16-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 97,409
Posted By ozi jim
The yellow arrow is the entry of wheel. Red on...

The yellow arrow is the entry of wheel.
Red on top of fender is the direction the outer lip has gone,not much but you can see it.

the blue is where it is held down on the clip.
It had enough...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-16-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 97,409
Posted By ozi jim
Thanks guys. Good news bad news. We have...

Thanks guys.

Good news bad news.
We have damage its the best possible scenario you could hope for I think.
I had a suspension part break and the wheel went up into the guard/fender.
This was at...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-16-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 55,986
Posted By ozi jim
steering rack I decided on Strange engineering...

steering rack I decided on Strange engineering 12:1 ,they use them in sand buggy's and drag rails.

I will be extending the end by using a linier pillow block 106mm long mounted to the front .the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-16-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 55,986
Posted By ozi jim
The steering arm is crome moly sheet. I printed...

The steering arm is crome moly sheet.
I printed out the panels and glued to the sheet then cut to get them all the same.

I had worked out through susprog 3 where the arm needed to be.
I then...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-16-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 55,986
Posted By ozi jim
the upper arm is split with a clevis. All the...

the upper arm is split with a clevis.
All the camber caster is adjusted off the top arm.

Again brackets are removable and bolts pass in the vertical direction.
The reason for this was mainly to...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-16-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 55,986
Posted By ozi jim
The front I wanted removable brackets so that I...

The front I wanted removable brackets so that I have the flexibility to change roll centers further than the bracket allows by replacing it with another.

The lower arm inner joints are a fixed...
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-16-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 55,986
Posted By ozi jim
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Forum: Automotive Projects 04-16-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 55,986
Posted By ozi jim
Does not feel like a lot considering the time...

Does not feel like a lot considering the time that has lapsed but a lot of things came up over the last few months and it took me away from this project.
Over the last few weeks I got some done on...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-14-2017, 01:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,272
Posted By ozi jim
MMMM I would read up on welding 4140 before you...

MMMM I would read up on welding 4140 before you jump in 4130 much more friendly.

I make suspension tube nuts out of 4140 , I heat to cherry and drop in oil immediately.
Not high tech but it works...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-13-2017, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,285
Posted By ozi jim
I was thinking there must have been a lot of...

I was thinking there must have been a lot of filler on that body.

What did they use as filler for alloy back then?.

Jim
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2017, 03:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,054
Posted By ozi jim
Bart sorry mate I didn't even see the PM s. ...

Bart sorry mate I didn't even see the PM s.
Been on a few times but just never looked up in the top corner.
Know where near the body stage yet ,I havnt touched it in a few months lots on.

Yes...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-26-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 642
Views: 524,594
Posted By ozi jim
Well Kerry. I just read the thread over...

Well Kerry.

I just read the thread over again, not every word but most.

You need a medal.

I tip my hat to you ,most would have given up with all the hurdles and redoes.

You deserve metal...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-25-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 627,972
Posted By ozi jim
Jack thanks for this thread it is sensational. ...

Jack thanks for this thread it is sensational.
I have learnt heaps, I built an alloy body for my GT40 and always felt I let myself down in the buck pattern stage.
I am doing another car and looking...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-29-2016, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 663,802
Posted By ozi jim
Got to say every time I get time to look back...

Got to say every time I get time to look back through your build Marcus I am always so impressed.

Jim
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-29-2016, 12:50 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 225,177
Posted By ozi jim
No talking your way out of your mistakes at your...

No talking your way out of your mistakes at your house Mike.
They will be onto you fast.

Jim
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-29-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 425
Views: 225,177
Posted By ozi jim
Well done. Kept looking for the roof fit up,...

Well done.
Kept looking for the roof fit up, would be interesting.

Pat yourself on the back Mike.

Jim
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,058
Posted By ozi jim
He is a freak Jim

He is a freak

Jim
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-16-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 55,986
Posted By ozi jim
Thanks Greg I am gathering you like it. The...

Thanks Greg I am gathering you like it.
The only way to get their is keep at it.

Memphis.

It took the second one to work it out.
The first one looked good ,the second I had to play with but...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-12-2016, 09:43 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 55,986
Posted By ozi jim
Yes his name is Sam, he gave me the info because...

Yes his name is Sam, he gave me the info because he thought I would follow through.
Notice you are from Bathurst.
I did the Bathhurst hill climb about 3 weeks ago in my GT40, got 3rd in my class. ...
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