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Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-28-2019, 07:46 AM
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Posted By Ognib
Thank you. So far, so good.

Thank you. So far, so good.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-27-2019, 09:12 AM
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Posted By Ognib
Now it's starting to look like something. ...

Now it's starting to look like something.

Got ma guard dog, Lou, hangin with me today.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 05-25-2019, 10:38 AM
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Posted By Ognib
Progress.

Progress.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-27-2019, 08:28 AM
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Posted By Ognib
A quick vid update. ...

A quick vid update.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ld1jDXNBDig
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-25-2019, 10:04 AM
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Posted By Ognib
Rear drive components are all Subaru, dif, hubs,...

Rear drive components are all Subaru, dif, hubs, etc. I bought the entire cradle out of an 95 Legacy, I think it was.
Did quite a bit of research before I bought. Seems like they are pretty...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-24-2019, 06:35 PM
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Posted By Ognib
Mock ups inspire me.

Mock ups inspire me.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-24-2019, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Ognib
Control arms, spindles ready to go on the frame.

Control arms, spindles ready to go on the frame.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 04-12-2019, 07:52 AM
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Posted By Ognib
https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/forum/build-proj...

https://grassrootsmotorsports.com/forum/build-projects-and-project-cars/tube-framecage-mini-sprint-build/149874/page1/
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-16-2018, 10:10 AM
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Posted By Ognib
5 to 4. Result of several days work. Fits good....

5 to 4. Result of several days work. Fits good. Happy with the results.

Now that everything's solidly mocked up I can finalize my dimensions . I can already see that the upper & lower control...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-16-2018, 09:59 AM
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Posted By Ognib
Nice work!!

Nice work!!
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-15-2018, 04:28 PM
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Posted By Ognib
Got the first hub drilled. Couple of the holes...

Got the first hub drilled. Couple of the holes are close to the originals but my guesstimate is that the car they came off of probably weighed 3,000 lb ish. I'm tracking the weight of my tubing,...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-13-2018, 01:39 PM
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Posted By Ognib
Setting up the rotary table for re drilling the...

Setting up the rotary table for re drilling the lug bolt pattern.

My rough setup is using a countersink...I put a drop of layout dye on the edges & lower the bit into the hole & rotate it...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-09-2018, 12:41 PM
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Posted By Ognib
Thanks, giving it my best shot. The rotary...

Thanks, giving it my best shot.

The rotary table & chuck were full of chips wet with cutting oil from previous work.
Broke it all down & cleaned it up for this work.

Measured the flange & drew...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-06-2018, 10:27 AM
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Posted By Ognib
My hubs are 5 lug...my wheels are 4X4". Put the...

My hubs are 5 lug...my wheels are 4X4".
Put the hubs in the press & pushed it all apart in preparation for re-drilling.

I bought all of the parts cheaply enough that I was cool with the work...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-02-2018, 11:12 AM
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Posted By Ognib
With a couple of the now completed bosses in...

With a couple of the now completed bosses in place, I'm still using the paper template for verifying dimensions.

Straps will act as stiffeners, helping to eliminate flex at the tips of the plate....
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 12-01-2018, 12:33 PM
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Posted By Ognib
Start fitting the ball joint bosses to the...

Start fitting the ball joint bosses to the backing plates.
But first, a massive cleanup.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-24-2018, 10:51 AM
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Posted By Ognib
Boring ball joint stud tapers today. Found an...

Boring ball joint stud tapers today.
Found an old guy about my age that has a small one man grind shop.
He mfgs machine cutting tools & sharpens drill & mill bits.
Took him a fresh 3/4", 4 flute...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-20-2018, 11:15 AM
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Posted By Ognib
Got a new face mill cutter...much quicker than...

Got a new face mill cutter...much quicker than using a 1/2" end mill for this type work.
Leaves a visable pattern on the steel, but the feel is that of polished metal.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-18-2018, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Ognib
This setup worked well.

This setup worked well.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-18-2018, 10:42 AM
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Posted By Ognib
Cut some plugs off of a piece of bar stock. ...

Cut some plugs off of a piece of bar stock.
These are for the ball joint bosses.
Need a couple of v blocks for set up on the mill, to hold them securely.
Will be facing the ends & squaring to the...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-03-2018, 02:06 PM
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Posted By Ognib
The backing plate is still long & the corners...

The backing plate is still long & the corners don't yet fit in between the tube ends, so the upper arm is off of level.
Mock ups give a visual "feel" as to how it's coming together.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-03-2018, 01:31 PM
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Posted By Ognib
I need to buy a tapered endmill for cutting my...

I need to buy a tapered endmill for cutting my ball joint bosses.
Trying to determine what degree of taper I should get.
Found this calculator on line & based on my measurements that I plugged in,...
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-02-2018, 01:46 PM
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Posted By Ognib
Drilled & bolted. Now need bosses for ball...

Drilled & bolted. Now need bosses for ball joints & get them fitted, before I trim out the corners of the plates. Make everything come together smooove. :cheers2:
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 11-01-2018, 02:42 PM
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Posted By Ognib
A bit of progress. A nice snug slip fit...have...

A bit of progress.
A nice snug slip fit...have to wiggle them to get them to seat on the hub flange.
Forum: Photo Gallery & Project Log 10-27-2018, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Ognib
I did some more research & found that Subaru has...

I did some more research & found that Subaru has a lsd that looks like a standard open dif.
Difference is, the plate that the ring gear bolts to is split & the clutches are between the two halves...
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