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Notso-Chinsee Gold Member Albert Lies
Spokane Valley, Washington (WA), USA   USA
Ivan,
Take a look on line, search for pictures of good and bad welds. For me starting a good weld always seems to be a problem even with MIG.
Al



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The "Not-So Chinsee" guy

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CmdBentaxle Silver Member Dave D
Federal Way, Washington, USA   USA
1950 CycleKart Italian "1950 Ferrari 166 F2"
That's more like it Ivan.

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carChips Victor Harnish
Kelowna, BC, Canada   CAN
1933 MG Magnette
1973 Triumph Spitfire 1500 "Chip"
1989 GMC Sierra 1500 "Bush Truck"
Al, I thought your first frame was coming along fairly well, it just need some beefing up in key areas. Heck, they make Super 7s with 1" tubing, why not a cycle cart?

If it's in your budget, I'd recommend you get one of those prefabbed engine plates and then work it into your design. It will save you some headaches.

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Woodysrods Brian Woods
Westbank B.C., Canada   CAN
Way to go Ivan!
Your now frame looks wonderful!thumbs up
Remember, a house id only as good as its foundation.
You are going to be so much happier.
Good Roads
Brian

lqbanotxano Ivan Martinez
Sugar Land, Texas, USA   USA
Just made these on the water jet at work today.

Motor mount 1/4" steel plate.
Steering wheel frame 1/4" 6061 T6 aluminum.

Ivan from Texas


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lqbanotxano Ivan Martinez
Sugar Land, Texas, USA   USA
All right all you Northwest builders....."check this baby out"
You want a motor mount?.....you can put a full size Dodge Hemi on this one!!! (see pictures)

Engine & differential mocked up & aligned (took me a couple of tries...1/16 here an 1/8 there...but finally got them lined up with each other & the center line.

Also spent he last 3 day building a Mig welder/tank cart (see picture). Got tired of all the black powder & chipping...got a gas tank & now welding with gas.

Ivan from Texas


PS
All critique welcome especially from all them Northwestern & Canadian "Old Farts"
I can say that because I am one too....69 years old.

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Woodysrods Brian Woods
Westbank B.C., Canada   CAN
I can relate to your welding cart. Built mine 25 years ago for my MIG, but am thinking about one for my new TIG welder??
Brian
PS
Old Fart Canadian?????? Not quite as old as you!
Oh....I like your new chassis too!

lqbanotxano Ivan Martinez
Sugar Land, Texas, USA   USA
The Canadians reply!
Thanks for the comments Brian.

No remarks from the Northwestern bunch. I gues they did not like me calling them "Old Farts" even though I am probably older than most of them.
From now on I will refer to them as " Northwestern Post Millennials"

I was counting on them to keep me on the straight & narrow.

Today, I got my front suspension back on my new frame. A lot of checking & rechecking since the Camber & Caster were already set from the old frame.
Next....fooling with the steering.

Ivan from Texas

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lqbanotxano Ivan Martinez
Sugar Land, Texas, USA   USA
I meant Premillennials, sorry.

Ivan from Texas

Denny Graham Silver Member Dennis Graham
Sandwich, Illinois, USA   USA
How bout this for a welding kart Brian??????
http://www.pbase.com/dennygraham/image/163151102

Think I may have over did it a bit.
DG

Woodysrods Brian Woods
Westbank B.C., Canada   CAN
Ivan
Your new chassis is coming together nicely!
Without having to go back through a lot of old posts, could you please refresh my memory (which seems to get worse daily) as to what your inspiration car is????
Thanks
Brian

lqbanotxano Ivan Martinez
Sugar Land, Texas, USA   USA
Inspiration car....1929 Ford Roadster.
Google Niekamp 1929 Roadster for pictures.

Ivan from Texas

Woodysrods Brian Woods
Westbank B.C., Canada   CAN
I don't have to Google it.
I know it well.
Does Jim Jacobs (from Pete & Jakes fame) still own it??
Brian

lqbanotxano Ivan Martinez
Sugar Land, Texas, USA   USA
Sorry, I don't know. I just found a picture of the car on the internet.

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