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Forum: Automotive Projects 06-23-2022, 12:47 AM
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Posted By Stretch
Thanks for all the feedback guys. The owner has...

Thanks for all the feedback guys. The owner has now picked the tank up and is very happy. Cheers, Matt 👍
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-05-2022, 02:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
Thanks guys - much appreciated 👍

Thanks guys - much appreciated 👍
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-03-2022, 06:41 AM
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Views: 839,623
Posted By Stretch
Marcus - congratulations on MSOTM! awesome...

Marcus - congratulations on MSOTM! awesome project and super interesting to watch it grow 👌😎
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 10:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
Thanks guys. David - yes, thanks. I’ve been in...

Thanks guys.
David - yes, thanks. I’ve been in contact a few times with Dom. Great story and recreation 👍
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 06:30 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
And…… finished! Yay! ...

And…… finished! Yay!

https://i.postimg.cc/j2wvR2Qv/C61-CB899-3-C20-4535-BB33-CDE31-A292-CC0.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
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Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 06:27 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
Seam welding the outer edge. ...

Seam welding the outer edge.

https://i.postimg.cc/VL7sxNZ2/276-DECEF-C8-FB-42-D3-8483-7-D1650-DFB792.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
Spot welded halves together. ...

Spot welded halves together.

https://i.postimg.cc/1z88CF9W/D539-CCFD-C247-4-A0-A-8-CC5-7-C61-E72364-FF.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 06:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
Welding the inner tank flange to outer skins. ...

Welding the inner tank flange to outer skins.

https://i.postimg.cc/W3Qg6ng6/9017-E001-1742-40-BA-8-EE4-7-D3-C3-ECFA0-B1.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
Assembling and spot welding the two halves...

Assembling and spot welding the two halves together.
I made some tooling for my air riveter to crimp the flanges tight together.
...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 06:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
Assembling the two halves to check fitment of...

Assembling the two halves to check fitment of inner tank flanges.

https://i.postimg.cc/qBjjHXkQ/52-DE141-C-0-B35-4-C2-F-ACC8-CD19-EF738767.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
Welding on the straps and fuel outlet. ...

Welding on the straps and fuel outlet.

https://i.postimg.cc/LsYrnQsH/B29-D6508-4865-4497-806-B-62-E48-A4-FC9-F0.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 06:13 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
Both original filler necks needed rebuilding with...

Both original filler necks needed rebuilding with weld and machining.

https://i.postimg.cc/BbKWkhdY/6-AF37681-5-F64-4589-9358-E07800531857.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
The finished inner tank that holds petrol for...

The finished inner tank that holds petrol for startups.

https://i.postimg.cc/BvLjY3m2/3-BB99062-E165-4-C53-B4-EA-C5-B0-A71-E774-D.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 06:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
The lower half of the tank had a more complex...

The lower half of the tank had a more complex panel on one side. I decided to make this panel from 3 pieces. (In hindsight I should have persevered as one panel…).
...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 06:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
The same method tipped the flanges for the tank...

The same method tipped the flanges for the tank halves.

https://i.postimg.cc/FK8LNzYP/B0-FAB40-D-052-B-44-EF-B0-C4-F2-F5-A1-EA4-EFF.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
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Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 06:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
A handmade tipping tool tipped the edges where...

A handmade tipping tool tipped the edges where the filler neck passes through.

https://i.postimg.cc/QtqhSnZp/6277393-E-91-B1-4-CA8-A76-D-3-B8679369-A6-C.jpg (https://postimg.cc/R6qkZdFF)
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 05:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
Both domed ends needed a 1/2” tipped edge. This...

Both domed ends needed a 1/2” tipped edge. This was formed on the bead roller and shrinker.

https://i.postimg.cc/g0R7HXbR/B0-D4-E74-A-20-C0-499-C-8516-1989-AABAC557.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 05:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
The inner tank comprised a simple tubular shape...

The inner tank comprised a simple tubular shape to which two domed ends are welded.

https://i.postimg.cc/x1mNfnSg/423-AE3-BB-2040-4089-BF64-703-CBC38-C7-B7.jpg (https://postimg.cc/21zSTpyB)
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 05:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
Made a pair of doming dies for the Pullmax, to...

Made a pair of doming dies for the Pullmax, to make the domed end of the inner tank:

https://i.postimg.cc/kgSq65G6/D5014-DDB-DBB3-439-C-A0-B6-EC0945-B1-BC59.jpg (https://postimg.cc/K1mdCxnx)
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 05:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,792
Posted By Stretch
Started back on this project: ...

Started back on this project:

https://i.postimg.cc/nrKqhxm6/B5-B10-B1-A-9475-46-A5-8-E15-60-C56-C4-CCD95.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,894
Posted By Stretch
Very valid points David 👍 I use a plastic...

Very valid points David 👍

I use a plastic aerosol can top for a mixing pot, but something plastic with a lid would be even better.

And yes, Geoff Moss uses meths as a mixer. He’s ex Aston...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,894
Posted By Stretch
Hey Kent. Do you know anything about Comasec?...

Hey Kent. Do you know anything about Comasec? They are a French company that made my other pair of cobalt blue welding glasses. These give unbelievable clarity. Just wondering if they have a UV...
Forum: General Discussion 01-28-2022, 03:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,894
Posted By Stretch
Thanks Kent - much appreciated 👌

Thanks Kent - much appreciated 👌
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,894
Posted By Stretch
The biggest advantage is consistency. If you’ve...

The biggest advantage is consistency. If you’ve tacked with added rod, and then you go over it by fusing and not adding rod, you’ll find the tack welded area tricky to navigate. Not impossible by any...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2022, 12:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,894
Posted By Stretch
Thanks Richard. Prep: stainless steel brush...

Thanks Richard.

Prep: stainless steel brush (for aluminium use only! Virgin in the ferrous faith). Brush the weld area on both sides of the panel until you see the aluminium turn matt in...
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