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Forum: Introductions 03-04-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 164
Posted By Maxakarudy
Welcome Steve. From another Brummie, I remember...

Welcome Steve.
From another Brummie, I remember the old MB college at the end of Pershore Road, now it's a new housing estate & the church has gone too, this is progress apparently:confused:
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 08-22-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 24,970
Posted By Maxakarudy
I was a bit sceptical about fsp's, however after...

I was a bit sceptical about fsp's, however after watching Wray use them I can see their worth, but whether someone new to metalshaping would grasp how to read them would be a stretch.


The...
Forum: Automotive Projects 06-26-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,918
Posted By Maxakarudy
Some good info...

Some good info here.....https://www.chuckcobra.com/
Forum: Heads Up Announcements 04-25-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,087
Posted By Maxakarudy
FAAAAAKKKKEEEEE, Following the usual MO...

FAAAAAKKKKEEEEE,


Following the usual MO of a fake sale, I bet it's some remote obscure part of Aberdeen, wants bank transfer, but will ship for £150 to anywhere in the UK.
Also it's got an...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-18-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,982
Posted By Maxakarudy
Top work Carl, thanks for sharing mate

Top work Carl, thanks for sharing mate
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-20-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 130,995
Posted By Maxakarudy
Great work Neil, I'm watching with great...

Great work Neil,


I'm watching with great interest as recently got hold of a 64 coupe, needing total restoration.


There is a UK 356 specialist, Steve Kirty have a look through his work, it...
Forum: General Discussion 10-30-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,366
Posted By Maxakarudy
Hi Neil, Here are 2 ...

Hi Neil,


Here are 2



www.contourautocraft.com
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-29-2018, 02:43 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 25,549
Posted By Maxakarudy
Thanks David, It was a good exercise for the...

Thanks David,

It was a good exercise for the dies & me, they also came in useful on the engine lid.

If anybody is interested in seeing the mechanical & trim restoration of my 911, here's a...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-27-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 25,549
Posted By Maxakarudy
This was my first go with shrinking dies... A...

This was my first go with shrinking dies... A rusty rear seat pan
https://i.postimg.cc/wTWT0KmK/rear-seats.jpg


Took a pattern & cut a blank, marked up where I needed to shrink

...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-26-2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 25,549
Posted By Maxakarudy
Another milestone on my restoration was the...

Another milestone on my restoration was the engine lid, the skin was tired around the bottom and the frame was pretty non-existent...

https://i.postimg.cc/mgW4Lk8p/engine-lid.jpg
...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-26-2018, 02:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 25,549
Posted By Maxakarudy
HI Pugsy, Clifford asked what method I...

HI Pugsy,

Clifford asked what method I used to press the rear slam panel, most methods I seen were pressbrakes or shop presses, however I used a simple sheetmetal roller & passed it through a...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-25-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 25,549
Posted By Maxakarudy
Well done Chris, big cigar for you, Yes...

Well done Chris, big cigar for you,


Yes absolutely correct, maybe it's common knowledge in the trade, but I hadn't seen it done before so had too prove it first.
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-25-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 25,549
Posted By Maxakarudy
Thanks Carl, The kidney bowls, sills,...

Thanks Carl,


The kidney bowls, sills, torque mounts & wing rails are really good, even the heater tubes!!, however there are lots of smallish rust holes everywhere they shouldn't be, so it's the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-24-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 25,549
Posted By Maxakarudy
Thanks Robert, On the right track, but...

Thanks Robert,

On the right track, but not quite there
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-24-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 25,549
Posted By Maxakarudy
Thanks Clifford, beer sounds great:) How did...

Thanks Clifford, beer sounds great:)

How did I press the shapes in?, have another guess :D, no hydraulics involved btw

Dan, you can't answer this as I mentioned on my IS page:lol:
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-24-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 25,549
Posted By Maxakarudy
Thanks Pugsy, Carl, Kent & Richard, high praise...

Thanks Pugsy, Carl, Kent & Richard, high praise indeed, much appreciated,


This rather tired looking piece of metal has had its day...

https://i.postimg.cc/D00sYrBn/2018-05-25-18-17-44.jpg
...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-23-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 25,549
Posted By Maxakarudy
It's been a while since I've added to this, so...

It's been a while since I've added to this, so here are a few significant pieces I've made that got me swearing a lot.

As you can see, this slam panel requires replacement as the lacy metal is bit...
Forum: Introductions 10-23-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,009
Posted By Maxakarudy
Hi Andrew, I'm glad the link I made caught...

Hi Andrew,

I'm glad the link I made caught your curiosity, I do try to pass on this site for those who feel the need to learn how this craft is properly taught.
I do admire the have a go...
Forum: Welding Sheet Metal 08-08-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,120
Posted By Maxakarudy
I find tacking without a tab of rod produces weak...

I find tacking without a tab of rod produces weak tacks that crack easy, so I dab a little rod, 1/16th

I rest the cup on the joint at angle, tungsten about 2mm off the panel, press the pedal full...
Forum: Introductions 07-19-2018, 02:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,311
Posted By Maxakarudy
I'm doing the same, so rather than go through all...

I'm doing the same, so rather than go through all the hassle of scratch building a buck I bought a fibreglass body, this helps especially at the front, as it can be used as a hammer form. you can...
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-23-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,007
Posted By Maxakarudy
I've watched this on the DDK forum, it's planning...

I've watched this on the DDK forum, it's planning on being raced on a the Chateau Impney hill climb in a few weeks, I've got tickets for that, so hope to see it in the flesh, looks great.
BTW the...
Forum: Basic questions and answers 04-26-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,462
Posted By Maxakarudy
You’ve got to determine from the centre datium...

You’ve got to determine from the centre datium line where the error starts, a trammel gauge can help, start from a non damaged area of the chassis and check symmetry then move forward.
Forum: Buck Building 04-23-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,836
Posted By Maxakarudy
Hi Kyle, Did you only use the power hammer for...

Hi Kyle,
Did you only use the power hammer for shaping the fender?, just wondering if the reverse develops the same way as wheeling does.
Forum: Buck Building 04-22-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,836
Posted By Maxakarudy
Hi Kyle, Thanks for taking the time to...

Hi Kyle,

Thanks for taking the time to share, I catch all your work on IS too.

Jags are my favorite classic, E-types especially, so it's great to see you doing european classics as well as...
Forum: Automotive Projects 03-18-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 25,549
Posted By Maxakarudy
Thanks chaps, Just trying to show the full...

Thanks chaps,

Just trying to show the full story, failure & success, it's not all plain sailing. Too many things these days are Fakebook stylie, staged photos, perfect lifestyle etc, this work, as...
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