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    Door Hinges

    Mine are 5/8"
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    New GT40 race car build

    Hi Alan, I saw this for sale a few months ago, and I was a bit confused, as the long front wishbones are using the space where your legs go? is it going to have a central driving position?
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    Scratch Build of Jag XJ220 Replica

    Hi Clive, it looks very weak in bending have you done any FEA work, to look at other load cases? I assume you are not using the roof as a structural member?
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    Forgings

    Thanks for all your suggestions. I ended up with a bit of a compromise, as I had them made from an open die forging, using some existing tooling, and then machined to the final shape. I just need to machine them to suit my driveshaft tube and drill the holes for the doughnut bolts now.
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    Advice Please, Which Order for Sealant Drilling & Pop Rivets

    I just use a big drill (if you are using 1/8" rivets I would suggest something around 10mm) and turn it by hand, Just remove the Burr, try not to countersink the hole. Best wear a glove or you end up with cut marks from the flutes in your fingers after a few hundred holes!
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    1057 for sale

    Love the welding,
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    Advice Please, Which Order for Sealant Drilling & Pop Rivets

    Hi Neville B I would drill all the holes first, de-burr the holes to make sure the panels sit down flat on the chassis then apply the sealant and pop rivet.
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    MK IV tubular spaceframe drawing

    Ah, Alan Staniforth! his sting computer has been used to design a lot of successful cars
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    This affects us all!

    I think the main issue is Jaguar have started making new C types, and these people in Sweden have also made 6 new C types, so both trying to sell their 250k cars to the small number of people who can afford them. Replicas have always been a grey area within the law, and always will be, I don't...
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    Forgings

    Sorry Skip, only just seen your post, I will keep you in mind next time. Thanks for replying.....
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    Forgings

    Thanks everybody for your suggestions, but I now have it sorted. Thanks again....
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    Forgings

    Thanks Brian, but looking at their website it looks like they only do aluminium and Titanium.
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    Forgings

    Thanks James, Yes I have spoken to them, but they are not interested in low volume.
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    Forgings

    Thanks Scott, I will look them up.
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    Forgings

    Hi Andy, Ideally I am looking for something with reasonably tight tolerances, but plan B might be a bit more rough and ready, and do some more final machining.
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    Forgings

    Anyone on here got any experience with getting custom steel forgings made? any recommendations or suggestions welcome? Thanks...
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    Gelscoe #12

    How may cars have Gelscoe built?
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    Original Rubber Drive Couplings (Donuts)

    Happy New Year too, I will be interested to see how they go? It's not something I would have ever thought about making, but its amazing what you can do when you have to! Are the steel inserts forged, or did you cast them?
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    Original Rubber Drive Couplings (Donuts)

    Hi Peter, they look great, very impressive, how are you going to test them? or are you going to use your car as the test rig?
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