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Old 11-26-2012, 12:27 AM   #21
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DIY aluminum tombstone:









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Old 11-26-2012, 01:22 AM   #22
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only thing i have a good picture of. made everything from scratch except the hardware. carbon fibre end plates and the elements are 5 layers of glass over foam.
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Old 11-26-2012, 01:58 AM   #23
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Very clean, may I ask what type of metal/material you used here for the ducting? Hoping I can use something similar for my bumper -> radiator ducting.
It's made from a thin aluminium sheet - the crinkle-press finish gives it additional strength. I bought it at Bunnings - an Aussie hardware store.

I plan to do some radiator ducting work at some stage but don't believe aluminium this thin will be up to the task.

The small size of the ducting "box" braced against the front of the oil cooler gives the oil cooler duct plenty of rigidity but given that the radiator surface areas are much larger, I'd want to use thicker/sturdier aluminium.
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Old 11-26-2012, 03:39 AM   #24
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home brew t25 kit. ebay cast t3 with a t2 flange welded to it.. aluminum FMIC setup. -AN oil feed, return, pcv lines...
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there is a homebrew thread, but A for effort. It looks better than Techsalvagers shitbox.
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:22 AM   #26
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there is a homebrew thread, but A for effort. It looks better than Techsalvagers shitbox.
sorry didnt see that thread yet.. heres some non miata stuff i fab'd up

cold side pipe for a TSI



low rider radio flyer.. (customer wanted one.. lol)



just because

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Woah, that's the new ebay manifold prototype isn't it?!?!
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:47 PM   #29
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sorry didnt see that thread yet.. heres some non miata stuff i fab'd up

cold side pipe for a TSI



low rider radio flyer.. (customer wanted one.. lol)



just because

now thats whats up
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Old 11-28-2012, 08:04 PM   #30
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No metal work here... but I did make a single gauge A-Pillar pod for my Miata! Lol





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Old 11-30-2012, 10:19 PM   #31
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Not much metal work for me either.....fiberglass mostly.

Shorty Console (I also added the power windows):


Tweeter pods in a-pillars:


No more body line:
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Old 12-01-2012, 07:58 PM   #32
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This thread is so full of talent. Respect++ out to all of you.
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Old 12-01-2012, 09:17 PM   #33
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headlights


shift **** (nickle bronze aluminum alloy, very heavy)



oil filter adaptor spacer

fan shroud


inline thermostat housing









intake manifold















tie rod ends



i used to machine optics for zygo corporation (mori seki vmc,5 axis, maho 5 axis). this is a part for Leica made out of zerodur (a ultra low expansion glass, like pyrex)


before i moved to The Lee Company, where i make aerospace,formula 1, and oil tool micro hydraulic components. I run CNC multi axis swiss machines(star,nomura), as well as cam type swiss screw machines (tornos)

i worked part time as a engine machinist/builder at Kehl Tech performance for 5 years

i didnt do the welding, i have a few friends that do my welding.

here is a fun little project i did in my spare time
overhead rotary valve compressed air motor

since this video, i added a steel cylinder sleeve, and bored it out to .900 bore. and revised the head and cam specs. added oil lite rod bearings and some other things. i got it to rev to 6950rpm, i hooked it into the sub spindle in my cnc to get a accurate rpm reading
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I like this thread.
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I got tired of the darn E-Brake being in my way, and digging into my knee cap. So now it my passenger's problem.

And, I couldn't find a grill I liked that would keep big pieces of road trash out, so I came up with this.

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just wow.
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I like this thread.
+1 some very neat stuff here
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before i moved to The Lee Company, where i make aerospace,formula 1, and oil tool micro hydraulic components. I run CNC multi axis swiss machines(star,nomura), as well as cam type swiss screw machines (tornos)

i worked part time as a engine machinist/builder at Kehl Tech performance for 5 years

i didnt do the welding, i have a few friends that do my welding.
Props for mind-blowing awesomeness!
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Old 12-02-2012, 02:23 AM   #39
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f**k, this thread delivers fuzzy soft kittens of the gods.
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before i moved to The Lee Company, where i make aerospace,formula 1, and oil tool micro hydraulic components. I run CNC multi axis swiss machines(star,nomura), as well as cam type swiss screw machines (tornos)
I used to love Opening the little Ferrari badged baggies when I was an intern at Lee Co.

Here are some of my projects. I am a mech. engr. and don't have great fab skills so these are my designs and actually were made by my friends...

SR T25 brackets:





almost done:


Reroute parts:





Seat brackets for FX1 - pro


all parts were drawn up in Autodesk Inventor
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