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Forum: Automotive Projects 01-21-2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,911
Views: 813,523
Posted By Hotflint
Now that looks good! I love the brass tag, adds...

Now that looks good! I love the brass tag, adds some sparkle!
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-21-2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,897
Posted By Hotflint
I was finally able to cut the body after...

I was finally able to cut the body after measuring and measuring and measuring. I am starting to try and support the roof sections with 16 gauge angles to the proper shape. I ran these through the...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-21-2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,897
Posted By Hotflint
Thank you, they have come in very handy so far

Thank you, they have come in very handy so far
Forum: Introductions 11-22-2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 779
Posted By Hotflint
Hello Dom! Welcome to the forum from Calgary! You...

Hello Dom! Welcome to the forum from Calgary! You will definitely gather a lot of support and information here.
The Delahaye is one of my favorite designs, personally I would love to re-create one...
Forum: Automotive Projects 11-12-2021, 11:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,897
Posted By Hotflint
My apologies for being a bit inactive, I have not...

My apologies for being a bit inactive, I have not spent a lot of time working on the Pontiac. I bought a 2 post lift and when I went to install it, I found that my slab was not thick enough for it....
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 11-12-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,481
Posted By Hotflint
My attempt at a motorcycle tank repair

Hello everyone! My friend brought me a motorcycle tank for a restoration on his 1970 Yamaha XS 650. While this tank did not look too bad at first, we uncovered some bad bad things on it. I added a...
Forum: Shop Safety 09-12-2021, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,787
Posted By Hotflint
I also have the Lincoln Square wave 200. I really...

I also have the Lincoln Square wave 200. I really like it. I am glad I found this thread, I will definitely be following
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-10-2021, 10:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,897
Posted By Hotflint
Thank you! I appreciate that! I have a ton of...

Thank you! I appreciate that! I have a ton of planning into this so far. As I have gotten into it I have reassessed and slightly modified my plans, hopefully to achieve a better result
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-09-2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 131,307
Posted By Hotflint
I just spent most of the day ready every comment...

I just spent most of the day ready every comment on this thread. I am truly amazed. I was absolutely drawn in by this. I forgot at one point how tiny this car is until you fit the license plate to...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-09-2021, 06:39 AM
Replies: 436
Views: 254,034
Posted By Hotflint
I absolutely love the overhead console! That...

I absolutely love the overhead console! That looks amazing!
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-09-2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,897
Views: 760,975
Posted By Hotflint
outstanding! I will have a look at the glare...

outstanding! I will have a look at the glare products. I have used ceramics to a certain extent and have been happy with them, but if something is better I am willing to give it a try.

Car is...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-08-2021, 11:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,897
Posted By Hotflint
Once I completed that I felt I should get back...

Once I completed that I felt I should get back and brace up the car. I feel I am very close to the body being rigid enough to widen it. I just need to build a jig to move the center of the rear...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-08-2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,897
Posted By Hotflint
I trimmed up an old piece of scrap plywood and...

I trimmed up an old piece of scrap plywood and stained it with a dark stain
https://www.allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=1176&pictureid=21078
Then I hung it on the wall...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-08-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,897
Posted By Hotflint
I took a bit of a hiatus from the Pontiac to deal...

I took a bit of a hiatus from the Pontiac to deal with some family issues and the health of some loved ones. To roll myself back into the groove I built a holder to go on the wall to carry my body...
Forum: Automotive Projects 09-08-2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,911
Views: 813,523
Posted By Hotflint
Fantastic! I absolutely love this project! The...

Fantastic! I absolutely love this project! The look on your face was priceless! Now that is pure joy! It runs flawlessly after it warmed up, Congrats!
Forum: Automotive Projects 05-22-2021, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,432
Posted By Hotflint
This is turning out great! I love seeing this

This is turning out great! I love seeing this
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-25-2021, 07:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,897
Posted By Hotflint
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Automotive Projects 04-23-2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,897
Posted By Hotflint
I finally had some time to work on the Pontiac...

I finally had some time to work on the Pontiac again. I cut out where the diff would be under the floor to try and preserve some of the sheet metal to reuse. Since this car has no tunnel in it, I...
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 03-11-2021, 11:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,233
Posted By Hotflint
Thank you everyone!

Thank you everyone!
Forum: Metalshaping videos on-line 03-05-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,233
Posted By Hotflint
Grinding and finishing welds on sheet metal

I know I am supposed to be working on my 38 Pontiac, but I am having so much fun in the shop recording these videos. This is something I struggled with for a long time so I hope somebody can learn...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-05-2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,897
Posted By Hotflint
I also spent some time wrapping up some of the...

I also spent some time wrapping up some of the firewall bracing that I had started and never finished earlier.
https://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=1176&pictureid=20772
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-05-2021, 06:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,897
Posted By Hotflint
https://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=11...

https://allmetalshaping.com/picture.php?albumid=1176&pictureid=20774 This side is 6, so it should also equal 13 when it is spread

I also spent some time to fabricate up a stabilizer set for under...
Forum: Automotive Projects 02-05-2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,897
Posted By Hotflint
Busy week!

I finally had a whole week off from work. I got a little side tracked with another little project. Some friends of mine are doing a project to showcase some of their skills on YouTube. Normally I try...
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-26-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,897
Posted By Hotflint
Here is what I worked on this week in between...

Here is what I worked on this week in between rounds of scraping tar off the roof (I could only handle doing it for about an hour at a time haha)
https://youtu.be/-bTYo8t0Tt0
Forum: Automotive Projects 01-26-2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,897
Posted By Hotflint
Sorry everyone, no updates this week. I worked on...

Sorry everyone, no updates this week. I worked on scraping more of the tar off from the roof and never quite got finished. I am trying to complete the rebuild of my planiashing hammer at the same...
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