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Old 01-02-2014, 03:50 PM   #101
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AWESOME!!! I really love how it's looking!
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Old 01-03-2014, 01:52 AM   #102
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I guess this will tide me over until you start working on the amazon.
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Old 01-03-2014, 01:55 AM   #103
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AWESOME work!
Have you considered to make som extra sets of suspension parts??There are not to many badass 960 suspension upgraders on the market and you might be able to make some good money on it(have a 960 myself so I might be interested)
I certainly could, but I have a suspicion the demand isn't high enough to push the price low enough for anyone to be interested...

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How many degrees of rotation do you get out of that fancy flca spherical bearing (in the unconstrained degree of freedom)?
Hmm, don't have a measurement handy, but it's more than enough with my suspension. It looks like there's plenty of additional rotation to work on the stock suspension no problem.

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wowzers. That's a heap of metalwork I don't envy. I would have called it quits and got bolt on plastic ones halfway through.
Ya it really burnt me out. But I couldn't even find bolt on ones that could work!

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I guess this will tide me over until you start working on the amazon.
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Old 01-03-2014, 02:26 AM   #104
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beautiful. is this still turboed?
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Old 01-03-2014, 02:52 AM   #105
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Awesome turn of events is awesome.
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Old 01-03-2014, 03:54 AM   #106
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beautiful. is this still turboed?
nope! ~~sad trombone~~

Gonna put a sbc in it because effort.
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Old 01-03-2014, 04:03 AM   #107
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Old 01-03-2014, 09:00 AM   #108
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nope! ~~sad trombone~~

Gonna put a sbc in it because effort.
Is it still the t6 with turbo pistons or are you back to a stock 960 motor?
I have a t5 sitting at the shop but thinking of your car back at Carlsen always makes me think hard about the 6.
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Old 01-03-2014, 01:58 PM   #109
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Now make fiberglass molds of those fenders and make me a set of vacuum bagged carbon fiber ones.
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Old 01-03-2014, 02:07 PM   #110
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those flares turned out really nice.
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Old 01-03-2014, 02:43 PM   #111
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Is it still the t6 with turbo pistons or are you back to a stock 960 motor?
I have a t5 sitting at the shop but thinking of your car back at Carlsen always makes me think hard about the 6.
I put a new b6304 in it, decked block. Tight squish clearance, and 11.5:1 cr. Slow as balls though : P

I still have the t6 lump, it's ostensibly destined for my 122. In 10 years. Apparently.

Edit:// I have thought about making molds. I'll revisit it I guess when I'm totally done with them. I'd like to mold the rear too, but I don't know how I'd install Fiberglas parts if I ever needed to use them.

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Old 01-03-2014, 03:27 PM   #112
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...... wow man, had no idea what you were up to. Impressive!

On the sheetmetal work (I have this insane belief that I'll someday have fender work to do):
What thickness metal did you use for the front flares?
Is every teensy ass little piece fully welded? That must have been tedious.
Why so many teensy pieces, vs fewer larger pieces, then shaping with a hammer/dolly?
Did you leave the welding wire in place?

Great job!!
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Old 01-03-2014, 04:44 PM   #113
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I certainly could, but I have a suspicion the demand isn't high enough to push the price low enough for anyone to be interested...
Can you give us/sell me the CAD files so we can make our own and not have to re-invent the spindle?

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nope! ~~sad trombone~~

Gonna put a sbc in it because effort.
My S90 thanks you again and again for the T6 bits

Also... considering you are you.... why not quad turbo Toyota 1GZ because baller?
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Old 01-03-2014, 05:34 PM   #114
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I would love a set of those spindles. You should sell the design to Ben. He might actually make them.
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Old 01-03-2014, 05:52 PM   #115
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nope! ~~sad trombone~~

Gonna put a sbc in it because effort.
thaaaaats right. it'd be the perfect car then!
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Old 01-03-2014, 11:16 PM   #116
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I'd like to mold the rear too, but I don't know how I'd install Fiberglas parts if I ever needed to use them.
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...... wow man, had no idea what you were up to. Impressive!

On the sheetmetal work (I have this insane belief that I'll someday have fender work to do):
What thickness metal did you use for the front flares?
Is every teensy ass little piece fully welded? That must have been tedious.
Why so many teensy pieces, vs fewer larger pieces, then shaping with a hammer/dolly?
Did you leave the welding wire in place?

Great job!!
Thanks man

The metal is all 22ga--I ordered it from Onlinemetals--they cut it into strips for pretty cheap. The bits aren't fully welded, probably about 50%? I basically put one stitch on every other joint until it was done, so nothing ever warped. I ground down the beads on the top (for the most part) and then applied body filler on the top. Then I seam sealed all the seams on the backside, so no water intrudes under the filler. I decided to do the strips because it seemed, to be blunt, less artsy. I felt I could make the sides more symmetrical if I had something I could easily copy and mirror, and this way let me do it!

Tentacle--you get those parts installed yet? I don't think I've seen it! I'm just doing a Chebby so I don't have to worry about fine-tuning. My goal is to finally just finish the damn thing so I can work on other projects. I'll be doing an E-Rod LS3, so it'll be totally smog legal, and more importantly, turn-key tuned with several thousand man-hours of engineering into it.
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Old 01-04-2014, 09:32 AM   #118
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No he hasn't. The s90 is on his to do list :p
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Old 01-04-2014, 10:48 PM   #120
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I've now used the stuff extensively on a few different projects and, while it's no bolt, it has worked well. As with any adhesive, surface prep is key.

One nice thing about the 116 is that, while it is a 2 part adhesive, you can apply it with a standard caulk gun (unlike many other 3M and Fusor offerings). Just be sure to buy a pack of mix tips.
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Old 01-05-2014, 02:19 AM   #121
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Got a pic with the grill now. Pretty much ran out of light, but my friend did wonders to get it looking pretty decent.

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Old 01-05-2014, 02:30 AM   #122
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Damn....great progress, love the flares, just right!

The E-Rod LS3 is an interesting and wise choice, looking at the spec sheet you just barely got in with your car being an '95 model..lucky you!
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Old 01-05-2014, 06:21 AM   #123
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Got a pic with the grill now. Pretty much ran out of light, but my friend did wonders to get it looking pretty decent.
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Old 01-05-2014, 01:22 PM   #124
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Got a pic with the grill now. Pretty much ran out of light, but my friend did wonders to get it looking pretty decent.

Very nice. The updated badge is a classy touch.
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Old 01-09-2014, 07:06 AM   #125
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Yessss... I like this.
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