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Re: Down but not forgotten.

Postby DeathBySnuSnu » Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:35 pm

I doubt that I will ever edit in all 50 pages of pictures. I might go through it and put a few of the high points in. Depends on if admin here wants 50 pages of pictures on their server.

I have had some health issues and have gotten even slower on the hobby build.

Still working on that gas tank.
Making the bottom.
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Re: Down but not forgotten.

Postby DeathBySnuSnu » Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:38 pm

Some more on the tank bottom.
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Re: Down but not forgotten.

Postby jinjachin » Sun Sep 10, 2017 4:04 pm

Nice work mate glad you decided to carry on with the build thread .did you get affected by the hurricane you've been having it bad over there


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Re: Down but not forgotten.

Postby DeathBySnuSnu » Mon Sep 11, 2017 2:09 am

The storm is about an 8 hour highway drive to the east of me.
The one that hit TX was about the same distance to the west of me


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Re: Down but not forgotten.

Postby DeathBySnuSnu » Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:30 pm

A little more.

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Re: Down but not forgotten.

Postby jinjachin » Thu Sep 21, 2017 4:58 pm

How are you going to make it petrol tight are you going to use tank sealer


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Re: Down but not forgotten.

Postby DeathBySnuSnu » Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:34 pm

The other tank (The black one) was hand made also. I did learn some on that one and expect this one to be better. After welding I closed it up tight and air pressure it 5-10 lbs and wet it down. Find pin holes and weld. Then repeat. Eventually no more leaks. Then epoxy tank sealer.

The main thing I learned the first time is to prep the metal before putting it in place or welding.
Grinding decreasing and sandblasting it first then the welds come out nice and no pin holes.


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Re: Down but not forgotten.

Postby DeathBySnuSnu » Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:24 am

I got this sealer.
Judging by reviews there is no good sealers.

I have some on a prepped steel piece and waiting on the 4 day cure time. Then into the cheapest harshest gas it will go. Find out first hand if it stays on.

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Re: Down but not forgotten.

Postby DeathBySnuSnu » Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:29 am

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Made up a vacuum accumulator can.
I do have a MAP sensor on the board so I am going to hook it up. I don't know if I have enough vacuum span to actually use the MAP and program with.
But I have alpha n tables ready to start with.
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Re: Down but not forgotten.

Postby DeathBySnuSnu » Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:32 am

Welded on that header for 6 hours today.
Almost half of it done.

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