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Forum: Automotive Projects 08-03-2022, 01:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,937
Posted By Stretch
Thank you all for you kind words and...

Thank you all for you kind words and encouragement. Iím really stoked to be MSOTM with the DB tank. It was a fun project, that threw up quite a few tricky challenges.
Thanks again guys!
Matt
Forum: Individual Classifieds 07-19-2022, 01:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By Stretch
Thanks guys for the support - much appreciated! ...

Thanks guys for the support - much appreciated!

Cheers, Matt
Forum: Individual Classifieds 07-17-2022, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By Stretch
Hi Gareth. Yes, Iím taking a long sabbatical...

Hi Gareth.
Yes, Iím taking a long sabbatical from automotive work, as Iíve kind of lost the love. Iíve been doing it since 1984, and, to be honest, I need a change of vocation. Iíll probably kick...
Forum: Individual Classifieds 07-15-2022, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 802
Posted By Stretch
Eckold KF310 Kraftformer UK Based

Hi folks. Over the next few months I’ll be selling most of my sheet metal working machinery. Everything from Ranalah to Pullmax to Eckold and Edwards etc. All top notch stuff.

Anyway, I’ll start...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-23-2022, 12:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,937
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: 73
Views: 8,937
Posted By Stretch
Thanks guys - much appreciated 👍

Thanks guys - much appreciated 👍
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-03-2022, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 868,578
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: 73
Views: 8,937
Posted By Stretch
Thanks guys. David - yes, thanks. Iíve been in...

Thanks guys.
David - yes, thanks. Iíve been in contact a few times with Dom. Great story and recreation 👍
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 06:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,937
Posted By Stretch
AndÖÖ finished! Yay! ...

AndÖÖ 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: 73
Views: 8,937
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: 73
Views: 8,937
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: 73
Views: 8,937
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: 73
Views: 8,937
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: 73
Views: 8,937
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: 73
Views: 8,937
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: 73
Views: 8,937
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: 73
Views: 8,937
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: 73
Views: 8,937
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 panelÖ).
...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 06:04 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,937
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/)
...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-02-2022, 06:00 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,937
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: 73
Views: 8,937
Posted By Stretch
Both domed ends needed a 1/2Ē tipped edge. This...

Both domed ends needed a 1/2Ē 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: 73
Views: 8,937
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: 73
Views: 8,937
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: 73
Views: 8,937
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: 3,355
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. Heís ex Aston...
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