The Dumfries Death Trap!

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wagon_1.0
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Re: The Dumfries Death Trap!

Postby wagon_1.0 » Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:28 pm

I'm beginning to understand why people build chassis from shs!!

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Anyway, chipping away, motor is level and almost in after about 4 days of measuring and adjusting
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using my method of "dangling"
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*excuse the mess of the garage ;)

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Re: The Dumfries Death Trap!

Postby wagon_1.0 » Mon May 20, 2019 12:54 pm

Painfully slow I'm afraid, but been fiddling with a few things so here's a pic to show I'm still alive! Almost onto control arm construction....

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Re: The Dumfries Death Trap!

Postby wagon_1.0 » Sat Aug 03, 2019 8:59 am

Some mafs and some modelling later.... Prototype lower arm is almost ready!
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Re: The Dumfries Death Trap!

Postby wagon_1.0 » Thu Oct 17, 2019 3:05 pm

Well all together boring progress, or not, hopefully i'll be able to post something fun and interesting soon!

I have prototype upper and lower arms, mounted mounts, protoype hubs, prototype pushrods, prototype rockers and i might have shocks arriving tomorrow!

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Re: The Dumfries Death Trap!

Postby wagon_1.0 » Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:36 am

I've been playing... But not really progressing....


I got as far as a Boxford mounted fuel pump over last 2weeks.....!
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Re: The Dumfries Death Trap!

Postby wagon_1.0 » Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:12 pm

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I'm just destroying nice aluminium now.... Not anything useful! >:(

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Re: The Dumfries Death Trap!

Postby wagon_1.0 » Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:10 pm

wow.... I'm kind of gutted to learn that I haven't done really anything since august last year....

I'm on lockdown now - I'm going to enforce a daily update! :D

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Re: The Dumfries Death Trap!

Postby wagon_1.0 » Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:46 pm

OK todays update....

Need to get this moving a bit more!

I've been working on the rear suspension a little bit tonight.

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Re: The Dumfries Death Trap!

Postby wagon_1.0 » Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:40 am

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Re: The Dumfries Death Trap!

Postby wagon_1.0 » Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:20 pm

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Don't know why I do it to myself.... but.... trying something new.... the easy bit is done!

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Re: The Dumfries Death Trap!

Postby wagon_1.0 » Tue May 19, 2020 10:18 am

Back purging titanium uses a LOT of argon :(

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Re: The Dumfries Death Trap!

Postby Danny » Fri May 22, 2020 1:25 pm

Some.impressive skill that... I lack skill in most things

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Re: The Dumfries Death Trap!

Postby wagon_1.0 » Tue May 26, 2020 9:04 pm

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Probably the worst welding ever seen! ;D

Lucky somebody invented wrap. Had a slight redesign on tube 4 to give more breathing room on the fuel tank ::)

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Re: The Dumfries Death Trap!

Postby wagon_1.0 » Tue May 26, 2020 9:06 pm

oh and titanium... it weighs 1568g :)

My mission to steal ChaosMS title >:D

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Re: The Dumfries Death Trap!

Postby ChaosMS » Wed May 27, 2020 10:51 am

Ha ha ha your welcome to it mate yours is a far more worthy holder of the name, im re-naming mine to "The Tank" ;D ;D ;D


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