The Jalopy Journal
Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by cornfieldcustoms, Sep 8, 2018.
Incredible work, thanks for the update.
Awesome design and craftmanship. You are Blessed to have such talent.
thanks. I hope to be able to post more regularly now that my laptop is back up and running
It's all Gearhead Art to me but those Steel Rollers are awesome...Your brain is completely wired for this and what a treat it is from this front row Seat...
I have to ask Mike are you going to be the Pilot at the Wheel of this Beast...and I may have missed it but what is the speed you are looking to challenge...If so how fast have you went in the past and if you haven't been up there the Adrenalin must be Pumping...
Continued Thanks for your sharing this adventure with us...
yea i am going to pilot the car. the record we are chasing is 170.988. i have been 160 before but not on the salt so that will be a learning curve as we get the car dialed in
Put me down as a team member , if i can help in any way just let me know. Need some ignition just yell.....
Ive been following on Instagram ... this is one beautiful machine
been busy working on inner structure design and lay out. I am making the inner structure like old air craft inner structure. I am taking 1 x 1 inch .063 aluminum angle that we bent up, and forming it the profiles we want, then riveting it together to make a T shaped structure. The skins will then be shaped over this inner structure and riveted to the structure in some areas and Dzus fastened in others. Attachment will be dependent on how accessible the chassis needs to be under those panels
Amazing craftsmanship. Keep up the work.
Beautiful work !
I'm going to go to work on a power plant...hot rodded 3.9 Cummins
You have an idea about target horsepower and torque?
It is going to take some packaging....
No Major updates, I have been playing catch up on work i fell behind on when i was a sema for a week. should be able to get back on it in the next couple weeks
just wanted to drop a line one here. I have been making some head way on the inner structure for the body, but my photo bucket account wont let me upload new files so thats why i havent posted pics in while
...Happy New Year Mike to you and the Team, Always look forward to what's happening at Cornfield and Thank You for sharing Your Art in Metal that goes...
Don't let that stop you, I'll wait
Please post your photos directly to this site. Photo Bucket has fucked up or lost thousands of irreplaceable photos from this site. There are a large number of threads here that have almost no pictures left because of Photo Bucket.
Just found this thread. Amazing craftsmanship. Most of us can only dream of doing anything like this, so keep on posting. Good luck!
i dont know how to do that. I am very tech illiterate
Instead of clicking on the photo icon in the upper task bar, use the "Upload a File" button at the bottom right. Select the file and then click on the "full size" option when it loads.
Are the kickstarter deals still available and functioning?
...Mike Got the Pic Secret Licked...Dayyuuum that's Incredibly Impressive
Just like a Jet without Wings...
I need to go hang out and just try to learn from this guy. Not help, I would just be in the way. Just learn.
Just found this thread. Beautiful work soo far I'll be following along
looking through the pics of the build I noticed this bracket on the front axle... Is there a function for this piece or is it just locating the suspension at ride height while you work?
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all that bracket does is hold the axle where i want it as i build the suspension around it. they have since been removed
any time man. shop it always open
More progress on the inner structure. Not huge leaps and bounds of change but with each new piece it’s one closer to sheet metal time. Oh, and for some little. Stickers in as well for when we have the project on display at some shows this year in progress form
I love looking at the framework you’ve created for the buck. A work of art by itself.
Unbelievable workmanship, THANKS for sharing. (After viewing your most recent photos, I've notified my stockbroker to buy Cleco stock .)
thank you very much
thank you. yea a lot of people seem surprised by my cleco collection and use lol. there will probably be a few thousand clecos used on this thing
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