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by whodathunkit
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 4
Views: 185

Back to the 50's Blvd.

Tonight I'm going to jump ahead and skip sharing how to mount the top wing as it's nothing more then using dowel rods and drilling holes. http://i66.tinypic.com/2r6patv.jpg Tonight I'd like to share how i'm going to whittle out the driver by starting with a scrap piece of square stock: But first i'l...
by whodathunkit
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 4
Views: 185

Back to the 50's Blvd.

More work Building the exhaust pipes for the Allison Motor! For this I chose to use dowel rods in 5/16 ,13/64, & 5/64 sizes. http://i64.tinypic.com/zx8r2v.jpg http://i63.tinypic.com/25t9948.jpg Using the motor i'll then mark out the drill locations and use a V block to drill the exhaust manifolds in...
by whodathunkit
Sun Oct 14, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 4
Views: 185

Re: Back to the 50's Blvd.

Thank's Randy! Well work on the car build go's on .. starting with the wooden axle supports! Sometimes there just not square so sanding is needed to square the ends. http://i64.tinypic.com/2vdfl2p.jpg http://i64.tinypic.com/21do2tk.jpg From there i like to find the center of the car and axle support...
by whodathunkit
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Back to the 50's Blvd.
Replies: 4
Views: 185

Back to the 50's Blvd.

Thought I'd title this topic back to the 50's blvd.. Because I'll be using a vintage 1956 pinewood derby kit to build a car with ( but with a twist.) http://i66.tinypic.com/2eefsc5.jpg :scratching: no 1950's car patterns in today's books! http://i68.tinypic.com/4vh8j7.jpg If we could go back to the ...
by whodathunkit
Fri Sep 28, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: 2009 Scout car - The Barris Batmobile
Replies: 24
Views: 11567

Re: 2009 Scout car - The Barris Batmobile

Andy & Noah.

I don't know how the two of you guys do it.. but I'v always enjoyed seeing your car builds.
Good to see your photos back on DT as well.
by whodathunkit
Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Maximum Velocity's Newsletter
Replies: 2
Views: 253

Re: Maximum Velocity's Newsletter

Same here on what you said about Maximum Velocity's Newsletters Speedster! For those of you unfamiliar with the news letters there is lots of info on new products tech tips on tools and much more! Over the years I've enjoyed the car show case and seeing the cars as well! ( keep up the good work Rand...
by whodathunkit
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Stiffest Drill Bits?
Replies: 6
Views: 2307

Stiffest Drill Bits?

Not to go off topic about drill bits here! But to share something that works for drilling Hardened steel like an broken off ez out tool in a bolt. Tried several different types and makes of drill bits to re drill into the ez out. The drill bits just would not cut in to it. So I broke out a masonry d...
by whodathunkit
Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Coffin Nail Racing - Car Photos
Replies: 33
Views: 3490

Re: Coffin Nail Racing - Car Photos

Looken good there George!

Once more thanks for tips on the nozzles.
Whoda


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by whodathunkit
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Coffin Nail Racing - Car Photos
Replies: 33
Views: 3490

Coffin Nail Racing - Car Photos

Hi George! Thank's for the tips on the spray paint nozzles! When I asked the question. When I'm finished painting with a particular paint type or color.. Should I turn the rattle can or can's up side down to spray out the excess paint so that I won't waste paint by letting the paint dry out clogging...
by whodathunkit
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Coffin Nail Racing - Car Photos
Replies: 33
Views: 3490

Re: Coffin Nail Racing - Car Photos

P.S, I forgot ... if the paints are compatible I generally wait 8 to 12 hours depending if I'm in a hurry or not. The paint won't be "cured" as "cured" and "dry" are to different things. Waiting "7 days" or until the paint is gassed off is something I'd do if I was going to rub it out with a Polish...
by whodathunkit
Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Coffin Nail Racing - Car Photos
Replies: 33
Views: 3490

Re: Coffin Nail Racing - Car Photos

My "Custom Painting Pinewood Derby Cars with Spray Paint Cans !" is finally posted. Yes it's a long video, but there's a lot of info and a lot of steps to painting car's that look like mine. SEE VIDEO HERE https://youtu.be/lOKj0VgEnzk https://youtu.be/lOKj0VgEnzk Feel Free To Ask Questions In the V...
by whodathunkit
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Coffin Nail Racing - Car Photos
Replies: 33
Views: 3490

Re: Coffin Nail Racing - Car Photos

Hi George!
Thank’s for putting your video together.

And I’m with Speedster .. on what he said
You are a fantastic Artist!

Whoda.


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by whodathunkit
Wed May 30, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: Cool Websites
Topic: Community Pinewood Derby Day.
Replies: 2
Views: 1147

Re: Community Pinewood Derby Day.

Yes it looks like it was VK.
Just ran across the web page
And thought I’d share it here.





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by whodathunkit
Mon May 28, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Cool Websites
Topic: Community Pinewood Derby Day.
Replies: 2
Views: 1147

Community Pinewood Derby Day.

City of Manhattan Beach California... Community Pinewood Derby Day.
http://www.citymb.info/departments/park ... -derby-day
by whodathunkit
Sun May 27, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Coffin Nail Racing - Car Photos
Replies: 33
Views: 3490

Re: Coffin Nail Racing - Car Photos

That would be cool!
Can’t wait for this .. the kids and adults who view
might enjoy seeing how your doing you’re killer paint jobs.


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