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Forum: Competition Collectibles 01-11-2017
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Posted By comp1839
bigtone, thank you for the kind words. the camaro...

bigtone, thank you for the kind words. the camaro has been put on hold for awhile but, i promise it will get finished one day. as you can guess these cars take quite a bit of time to build and the...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 10-18-2014
Replies: 135
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Posted By comp1839
hey dave. no new progress on the 1:8 pro mod....

hey dave. no new progress on the 1:8 pro mod. been working on the '37. i'm a one man band on this project too. so, it's slowly coming around. here's a shot of the car. just got the new nose a...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 05-26-2014
Replies: 135
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Posted By comp1839
hehe, nope, they never came to see me. i...

hehe, nope, they never came to see me.

i keep hopin', though!
Forum: Competition Collectibles 05-23-2014
Replies: 135
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Posted By comp1839
sorry for taking so long to reply guys. life got...

sorry for taking so long to reply guys. life got in the way.

slugbelch. i have a couple projects on the back burner always waiting. like a 67 vette with that sonny's hemi i built awhile back....
Forum: Competition Collectibles 04-20-2014
Replies: 135
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Posted By comp1839
thanks dave!! always appreciate your input!! ...

thanks dave!! always appreciate your input!!

slugbelch, thanks for your thoughts too! i'm sorry, the wheels won't turn. while it is a cool idea i'd hate to have the car accidentally "roll away"...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 04-19-2014
Replies: 135
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Posted By comp1839
so, the new wheels needed tires. i machined a...

so, the new wheels needed tires. i machined a pair of front tires from a solid round of neoprene. once the tires were done i test fit some of the pieces to see if it all looked good.

new tires.
...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 04-13-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
here's the done deal. ...

here's the done deal.

http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff310/comp1839/1-8%2069%20camaro%20pro%20mod/DSCN5046_zps9089a967.jpg...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 04-12-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
thank you slugbelch! well, i thought i could...

thank you slugbelch!

well, i thought i could live with the machining flaw in one of the front wheels. then my buddy clay made me some killer decals for the wheels and at that point i couldn't take...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 03-30-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
finally got both headers finished. ...

finally got both headers finished.

http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff310/comp1839/1-8%2069%20camaro%20pro%20mod/DSCN4897_zps3ed0c099.jpg...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 03-24-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
i had the time to air brush the header. i was...

i had the time to air brush the header. i was looking for the natural welded stainless look. hopefully it's close. next will be the collector retention springs.
...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 03-21-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
o.k. so,..... i got the header tubes and joints...

o.k. so,..... i got the header tubes and joints to fit pretty good. filled what needed filling. next i put on the weld details. these are decals you can buy from a company named Archer. they are...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 03-15-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
willy, thank you! in my book, that's truly a huge...

willy, thank you! in my book, that's truly a huge compliment.

and yes, slugbelch, a lot easier on the lower back. hehe.
Forum: Competition Collectibles 03-15-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
now a test fit on the one side. ...

now a test fit on the one side.

http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff310/comp1839/1-8%2069%20camaro%20pro%20mod/DSCN4824_zpsa3fd76c0.jpg...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 03-15-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
now the headers. it takes quite a bit of time to...

now the headers. it takes quite a bit of time to fit each tube and all of it's bends to make them correct.
...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 03-15-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
i'm going to build the headers for this car out...

i'm going to build the headers for this car out of tubing and bends from plastruct. some of the tubing will be bent by heat and forming it. i built a couple of fixtures to assist in building the...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 03-11-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
3-d printing is in it's infancy and it's already...

3-d printing is in it's infancy and it's already amazing. everyday it changes and grows. the future for it is quite exciting. can't wait for tomorrow.
Forum: Competition Collectibles 03-07-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
thanks dave!!!! always appreciate hearing from...

thanks dave!!!! always appreciate hearing from you.
Forum: Competition Collectibles 03-02-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
here's the air pump. ...

here's the air pump.

http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff310/comp1839/1-8%2069%20camaro%20pro%20mod/DSCN4695_zps3fda436d.jpg...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 03-02-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
made the spark plug boots in prep to wire it up. ...

made the spark plug boots in prep to wire it up.

http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff310/comp1839/1-8%2069%20camaro%20pro%20mod/DSCN4682_zps4fb35f3c.jpg...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 03-02-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
got to working on the oil filter and the...

got to working on the oil filter and the distributor cap.

http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff310/comp1839/1-8%2069%20camaro%20pro%20mod/DSCN4543_zps6169d76c.jpg...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 03-02-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
thanks so much dave. i appreciate it. ...

thanks so much dave. i appreciate it.

slugbelch, the kids in school have such an oppurtunity. that's fantastic. (think he'll work for an old P.S.2? hehe.)

been busy working on a bunch of...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 02-15-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
plenty of clearance inboard. ...

plenty of clearance inboard.

http://i243.photobucket.com/albums/ff310/comp1839/1-8%2069%20camaro%20pro%20mod/DSCN4450_zps87854824.jpg...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 02-15-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
here is a shot of the front end. it works out to...

here is a shot of the front end. it works out to be exactly 3/16" low. my new front tires should correct the front ride height perfectly.
...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 02-15-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
dave, sorry to hear you were ill!! hopefully you...

dave, sorry to hear you were ill!! hopefully you are all better now.

yes, the snow has been relentless. yes, it is snowing as i type this. yes, snow sucks. hehe. it's all good though.

got some...
Forum: Competition Collectibles 01-26-2014
Replies: 135
Views: 64,265
Posted By comp1839
thought i'd post a fun shot. i built a sonny...

thought i'd post a fun shot. i built a sonny headed, new century block, bbc for another project and i thought it would be cool to see it in the frame. maybe you'll get a kick out of it, like i did. ...
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