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Old 6th January 2008, 03:05 PM   #1
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Talking Assembling a Monocoque

Here are two pictures from my assembling of the right rear part of the mono exactly as they was in the sixties. This operation require several different spot velding units

http://www.raceinfo.no/temp/tn_IMG_0009e.jpg

http://www.raceinfo.no/temp/tn_IMG_0010e.jpg

And one with the builder in work

http://www.raceinfo.no/temp/tn_IMG_0017e.jpg

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Old 6th January 2008, 03:43 PM   #2
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Re: Assembling a Monocoque

Very nice.. Looks like Galvanized Steel... Are you going to use bladders for the fuel tanks?
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Old 6th January 2008, 04:45 PM   #3
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Re: Assembling a Monocoque

Yes it is Galvanized Steel .
If possible to build the bladders I will do so. Have not used to many thoughts on the subject at this time.
One have to get the rubber and so on.
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Old 6th January 2008, 05:23 PM   #4
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Gorgeous! I can't wait to see more!!!!
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Old 7th January 2008, 04:26 AM   #5
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Re: Assembling a Monocoque

I would like to see more as you progress Rune.

Interesting stuff

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Re: Assembling a Monocoque

That's quite the spot welder. What thickness of sheet metal?
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Old 7th January 2008, 03:44 PM   #7
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Re: Assembling a Monocoque

Two more pictures of the same part different angle.
http://www.raceinfo.no/temp/tn_IMG_0007e.jpg
http://www.raceinfo.no/temp/tn_IMG_0011e.jpg
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Old 22nd January 2008, 04:27 AM   #8
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Where can one get the originl Ford plans
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Old 22nd January 2008, 08:23 AM   #9
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Ford?
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Old 16th February 2008, 05:58 PM   #10
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Old 16th February 2008, 06:05 PM   #11
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Re: Assembling a Monocoque

I have been in the "monocoque factory" and spotvelded some more parts .

And this parts are within a fraction of a inch correct according to the parts you find on the original cars.
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Incredible. I would love to know how you came to own original drawings.

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Old 16th February 2008, 06:40 PM   #13
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Re: Assembling a Monocoque

Bill , sorry I have no comments to Your Question , but I will continue to post pictures of most of the parts until the mono is completed .
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Old 16th February 2008, 07:30 PM   #14
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Re: Assembling a Monocoque

you are a lucky, lucky man, i know, you lough every time you see the drawings, you are realy a lucky man.
and you made a perfekt work. i hope you show us the other parts you made in future.
thank´s to you

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Old 16th February 2008, 11:36 PM   #15
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A lot of talent and an extreme level of commitment! Very good!!!
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Old 17th February 2008, 02:44 AM   #16
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Re: Assembling a Monocoque

Just a question of personal interest how do you cut the steel? lazer plasma or by hand? thanks
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Old 17th February 2008, 04:17 AM   #17
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Re: Assembling a Monocoque

John, Not cut by hand.
As I have mentioned before in another tread , I'm not the arcitect behind this, I'm only a lucky person given the oppertunity to build this jewel box.
And I do this work witch is alot of blood swet and tears, with a smile.
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Old 17th February 2008, 05:44 AM   #18
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Hi Rune

as you are in Norway I guess you know Goran?

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Old 17th February 2008, 08:07 AM   #19
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Chris.
Yes I know Goran in Sweden.
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Old 17th February 2008, 02:03 PM   #20
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Re: Assembling a Monocoque

Hi, As you mentioned in another thread one my be worn-out by making all these parts, good job. Might I ask, why is there such a big secret about the few plans around the world, will someone die if a few copies get out? You are doing a great job-keep the pics coming. Mike
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