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#126 LONA-CK

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Posted 05 March 2019 - 06:09 AM

Yes sir and restored it from ground up.

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Posted 05 March 2019 - 08:11 AM

Yes sir and restored it from ground up.

Cheers gong

 

Very interesting!

 

Was it you that had the flares done?

 

Did it have tags on the car when you had it? Do you know what happened to them?

 

Do you know if it is a GTR?


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Posted 06 March 2019 - 01:38 PM

Gong is talking about the Plum Dinger engine bay shot, not your car.

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Posted 06 March 2019 - 02:57 PM

Gong is talking about the Plum Dinger engine bay shot, not your car.

 

That makes much more sense!  :spoton:



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Posted 07 March 2019 - 07:26 AM

gasless mig?



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Posted 07 March 2019 - 04:22 PM

gasless mig?


Yes, it’s a very basic welder so I’m not making it easy for myself.

I think I’ll have to upgrade to try and help with my shitty welds


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Posted 07 March 2019 - 07:49 PM

Gas welder is preferable. Better still TIG. Don’t be afraid to turn up the juice. You need a good earth and get some heat in to the subject matter or the welds are just sitting on top.

Above all you need to be welding clean steel or your welds will be porous and weak.


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Posted 07 March 2019 - 09:20 PM

Getting a gas mig would help with your welding as others have said. There are also options out there to 'buy' a bottle outright rather than having to pay rent on the bottle.



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Posted 09 March 2019 - 06:35 PM

Matt, saw this at the phillip island classis today, thought it might give inspiration for the flared guard look, don't know about supercharger though, cheers paul

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Posted 10 March 2019 - 07:03 PM

This weekend I ground back my welds and did most of it again, this time with the welder on max voltage (mine only has min or max) I was also much slower with how fast I went over the seam which got much more heat and better penetration into it.

 

I then ground them back again (I know, I'm a grinder not a welder) and hit it with seam sealer and a bit of rust proof paint (until I paint the whole floor.

 

Not as good as most of the other work on this site but I'm pretty happy with it now.

 

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Posted 10 March 2019 - 07:19 PM

Matt, saw this at the phillip island classis today, thought it might give inspiration for the flared guard look, don't know about supercharger though, cheers paul


That looks awesome



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Posted 10 March 2019 - 11:56 PM

Way to go. You’ll get there.


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Posted 11 March 2019 - 07:25 PM

Matt, saw this at the phillip island classis today, thought it might give inspiration for the flared guard look, don't know about supercharger though, cheers paul

 

1971 Australian Rally Champion right there.

 

You could do a lot worse than copying Saggy.



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Posted 11 March 2019 - 11:44 PM

Classic Torana, saggy, a long career and still going. My welds are about the same.

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