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  1. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Now to fold the outer perimeter of our air...

    Now to fold the outer perimeter of our air cleaner base. I thought of using a tipping wheel, but that appeared to be rather close for comfort. So a curved piece of bar stock in the scrap pile...
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    Sticky: That's after about 20 years of use on a part time...

    That's after about 20 years of use on a part time basis, but I'd have never thought there was enough velocity that the media would have done that..
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    Sticky: Thanks for the comments guys, hope you don't jinx...

    Thanks for the comments guys, hope you don't jinx me though, not done yet!! :D


    Last night we changed out the thumbnail shrinking dies for linear stretch dies in the Lennox TE250 in order to tip...
  4. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Now for our bottom plate for the air cleaner.. ...

    Now for our bottom plate for the air cleaner.. In order to keep the filter located properly (keep it from moving around) we decided to add a bead to the bottom of the plate.



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  5. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: More work on the Caddy air cleaner, time to...

    More work on the Caddy air cleaner, time to fabricate the pocket for the coil. Our radius brake that is bolted to the front of the shear is used to bend some 18ga into a horseshoe. One side is...
  6. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: The larger opening at the bottom is for the 9"...

    The larger opening at the bottom is for the 9" filter to fit in. The base plate will over up that opening and have a snout that drops down to the 4-1/8
  7. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: It gets a base plate that adapts to the FI Tech. ...

    It gets a base plate that adapts to the FI Tech. Next thing to make.... as well as pocket for the coil to hide in...
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    Sticky: Thanks for checking out the progress guys! ...

    Thanks for checking out the progress guys!


    Time for some welding.. TIG used to tack the new bottom in place.....




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  9. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Likely some directional vanes...

    Likely some directional vanes...
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    Sticky: So I've had some questions as to why this or that...

    So I've had some questions as to why this or that with modifying the air cleaner. I was going to hold out with the REAL reason, but here goes.... This firewall is just too clean that I can't...
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    Sticky: At this point we need to hem the flange so the...

    At this point we need to hem the flange so the bottom isn't quite so sharp..




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  12. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Thanks for all the comments guys!! Wagon...

    Thanks for all the comments guys!!


    Wagon progress! So Jared has been tackling the fun task of prepping interior trim pieces, getting them ready for another round of epoxy..
  13. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Sorry for the hiatus, more travel for the day...

    Sorry for the hiatus, more travel for the day job.. hanging more TV's...




    Back on the wagon, sometimes I get ahead of myself. The core support has rounded corners at the bottom....
  14. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: Looking at the fan shroud, the top and bottom...

    Looking at the fan shroud, the top and bottom will be stepped where it bolts behind the rear edge of the core support.




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    Sticky: More progress on the fan shroud... Wire edging!! ...

    More progress on the fan shroud... Wire edging!! In order to stave off any rust issue as long as we can, I normally treat the wire channel to epoxy primer from the inside-out. So we used a...
  16. Thread: Good body

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    not a bodyman, but a metalshaper.... Cornfield...

    not a bodyman, but a metalshaper.... Cornfield Customs is in the Cincinnati area
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    Sticky: Thanks guys! Skills developed by mistakes, still...

    Thanks guys! Skills developed by mistakes, still learning..


    More progress... using our rare earth magnets on the end of the bead roller die to correct the "back spacing", the fan shroud has...
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    Sticky: More progress on the (second) fan shroud, but I...

    More progress on the (second) fan shroud, but I had a request to show the process in greater detail.. So we'll start with the beginning.


    First was the layout of the bend line, and then the cut...
  19. Thread: wagon progress

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    Sticky: So now for some hindsight. When we had done a...

    So now for some hindsight. When we had done a flat test sample we noticed the edge of the lower die had made a crease (finger point). To alleviate this, I will normally taper the dies so the edges...
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    Sticky: The next couple of posts will seem more of a...

    The next couple of posts will seem more of a lessons learned than progress of any sort.. Back in my youth many decades ago I was witness to what occurs when one of your siblings was too big for her...
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    Sticky: Well after about two months of travel for the day...

    Well after about two months of travel for the day job, hangin TV's....

    https://youtu.be/Kw1LEhtzkP8

    …..we finally got back to work on the wagon and some long overdue progress. The lift gate...
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    Sticky: This past Saturday I went to the Jalopyrama show,...

    This past Saturday I went to the Jalopyrama show, held at the Talbot County Community Center in Easton, MD. I made a stop off at the parking lot of the Double T Diner in Parole, MD first though, had...
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    Sticky: Rick, there seems to be more activity on...

    Rick, there seems to be more activity on AllMetalShaping, but I think many have gravitated to FB as there are specific closed groups for Pullmax owners, for metalshaping, for beadrolling, for...
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    Sticky: The following weekend we ventured to Moriarity NM...

    The following weekend we ventured to Moriarity NM to the Lewis Antique Auto and Toy Museum. Heaven on earth...
    The inside stuff....


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    Sticky: So now that I'm back from the short hiatus in...

    So now that I'm back from the short hiatus in Albuquerque, hanging TV's for the day job... We did get to see some sights, here's cars and coffee attendees on April 17th..


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