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Forum: Automotive Projects 03-02-2021, 10:04 PM
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Posted By heinke
Post Gas Tank Fill

Now that the gas tank has been shortened, itís time to plumb in a fill cap and tube to get fuel to the tank. I at first thought about using rubber hose to carry the fuel to the tank but this didnít...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-17-2021, 11:02 AM
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Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Thanks guys! Yes, its a bad feeling when you're...

Thanks guys! Yes, its a bad feeling when you're out and about (especially far from home) and there is a stream of coolant coming out from under the car.
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-14-2021, 04:22 PM
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Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Post Gas Tank/Coolant Pipe Mounts

While re-installing the gas tank I decided to take care of some other issues I had spotted. Specifically, to protect the tank from chaffing and finish up the coolant pipe hangers that are integral...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-02-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Post Reworking Gas Tank

So I thought I was all done with the gas tank after welding it up and conducting extensive leak testing to prove out its holding effectiveness. The tank had been designed to maximize holding...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-02-2021, 12:21 PM
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Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Thumbs up Ed: thanks for that suggestion, I'll look into it.

Ed: thanks for that suggestion, I'll look into it.
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-13-2021, 12:19 PM
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Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Thumbs up Thanks Chris and Marcus.

Thanks Chris and Marcus.
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-13-2021, 12:17 PM
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Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Thumbs up Changing spark plugs will be easy. Might be one...

Changing spark plugs will be easy. Might be one of the only things that will be easy given all the tight clearances in this engine bay. Given the Coyote 4 valve per cylinder heads, the spark plugs...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-09-2021, 03:23 PM
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Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Post Engine/transaxle Fitment to Chassis (cont.)

Itís been a busy week on the Miura project and as a result there was a lot accomplished. I made a trip to San Diego, Ca (a 7+ hour drive from where I live) to visit Pete Aardema and Kevin Braun with...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-09-2021, 01:29 PM
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Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Thumbs up Per Mark's request, here's a picture of the...

Per Mark's request, here's a picture of the transaxle mounted to the Coyote engine. This picture was taken before the final drive component mounting was redone to provide a different angle for final...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-21-2020, 12:07 PM
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Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Post Engine/transaxle Fitment to Chassis (cont.)

I started on the most actionable item on the engine fitment plan, which is to make the rear cross member removable. That way, I can make additional trial fitments with the benefit of a straight...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-15-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Thumbs up I have a feeling the fitment issue fun is just...

I have a feeling the fitment issue fun is just starting. I do agree that the engine looks great in there. Just think what it will look like with an 8 stack Weber EFI setup :D



I used a bunch...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-11-2020, 01:49 PM
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Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Post Engine/transaxle Fitment to Chassis

...Drumroll please...

Now to the big question: will that big, wide V8 engine and itís transaxle fit in that tightly constrained chassis engine compartment?

I decided to use the core engine...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-06-2020, 06:19 PM
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Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Post Miura powertrain phase begins!

Iím now embarking on the powertrain phase for the Miura project. Iím doing this prior to completing the chassis and body phases as I want to prove out that I can make various aspects of this very...
Forum: Automotive Projects 12-06-2020, 01:13 PM
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Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Thumbs up Oh so true!

Oh so true!
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-26-2020, 02:48 PM
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Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Post Door frames (cont.)

I proceeded to shape the upper part of the passenger inner door frame. Itís a bit of an odd shape and I wanted a smooth flow from the lower portion of the frame. Unlike on a normal car, this part...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-17-2020, 02:21 PM
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Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Post Front clip interface to passenger door

Now that I have the station buck main body module assembled, I was able to get the location measurements for the door top. Till now I had been assuming the top front of the door skin would be at the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-14-2020, 11:19 AM
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Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Thumbs up Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-11-2020, 12:08 PM
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Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Post Miura Station Buck Assembled

I just added a post to the Miura station buck thread: http://www.allmetalshaping.com/showpost.php?p=165585&postcount=51

I won't repeat it here but will show a couple of pics:
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Forum: Automotive Projects 11-03-2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Post Inner door frames (cont.)

I decided to do a ďrinse and repeatĒ on the drivers side door inner front door frame before I forgot how I did the passenger side. Itís good that I didnít wait longer as some bits had already...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-01-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Thumbs up Thanks for the praise. Lots of similarities...

Thanks for the praise. Lots of similarities between our projects at this stage; lots of small panels welded together to form a larger complex shape.
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-26-2020, 04:19 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Post Inner door frames (cont.)

I find myself having an unproductive day, so I figured Iíd accomplish something by posting up an update. While I live in the once beautiful state of California, our electricity delivery these days...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-26-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Thumbs up Thanks for following and your support.

Thanks for following and your support.
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-20-2020, 08:31 PM
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Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Post Inner door frames

Probably the best description for this post is that Iím now ďskinningĒ the door frames. In other words, adding on the sub-structure that holds the weather/wind seals and that provides the mounting...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-09-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Post Corner braces for front clip framework

In parallel with painting the windshield and door frames, I made some corner braces for added triangulation in the front clip framework. I decided to make the braces to be glued in place versus...
Forum: Automotive Projects 10-09-2020, 03:19 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 106,097
Posted By heinke
Thumbs up Thanks for commenting. Slow and steady does...

Thanks for commenting. Slow and steady does describe project progress well.
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