The tin work was deceptive. It took a few months to get done, working on it some nights and on the weekends. I have a few shots of it here, but it was a bit more complicated than two pictures :-)
Monthly Archives: September 2005
BHJ Damper for the 4G63
I’ve decided to add a bunch of random pictures to the current build diary, so things may not make a whole lot of sense ;-p
Work Weekend In the New Shop
09/13/05 – I thought last weekend was hectic, but I was wrong. This past weekend, Mark and I worked a lot on the front subframe, control arms, and tin work in the back of the car. Mark normalized the 4130 subframe, and control arms with a little help from me. I did the tin work with a little help from Mark. Productive, but still a bit of work to do. It’s been slow, in the new shop, because we’re not used to it yet. Every other sentence is “do you know where this is?” because neither of us knows where [u]anything[/u] is ;-) We’re actually finding things, it’s just taking us some time to do it.
The rear bumper has been chopped up a little bit. Thankfully, it’s stock from the outside, but the underside needs some modifications to get the tin work inside of it. The work is slow, still, but it’s moving. We’re focusing a lot on the underside of the car to get some things we think we’ll have issues with squared away. a lot of the work we’re doing it airflow type stuff. We’re not going overboard with airfloils or anything, but we don’t want the bumper flying off the car at 150 mph either ;-) This car is going to be *loud*.
The New Shop – Shelving and Workbenches
This weekend was quite hectic. Friday night I went out to the old shop in Lansing, and we picked up a LOT of stuff. I took the Talon, finished up the front suspension, and put it on the trailer to bring it out to the new shop. Then, Saturday consisted of building a new workbench, along with some serious shelving to support all the stuff in the shop. It’s crazy. I will have to get some pictures up soon :-)