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by fixwheelmad
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 6772

Re: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018

Update, after being made redundant and enjoying nearly four months off, I’ve got a new job and now ploughed back into the build. All the floor is now complete, thankgod. Taken a lot of energy, now inner front wings, pedal box, rear out side quarters and the wheel arches replaced. Going to order the ...
by fixwheelmad
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 6772

Re: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018

pgp001 wrote:
Sat Nov 17, 2018 6:08 pm
Can you give us a bit more detail about the operating principle of your heat exchanger please.

Thanks
Phil
What ever floats ya boat, gin bottles just don’t cut it
by fixwheelmad
Mon Nov 19, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 6772

Re: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018

Can you give us a bit more detail about the operating principle of your heat exchanger please. Thanks Phil Simple, it’s a passive heater, two plenum, connected by cans. Cold air enter low chamber, heats up and rises to top chamber, then extracted out, you can use a passive movement,but I intend to ...
by fixwheelmad
Fri Nov 16, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 6772

Re: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018

A little update and somewhat a diversion, being building a solar furnace heater out of beer cans, and heating the workshop for free
by fixwheelmad
Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 6772

Re: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018

Update, completed one complete underside, now to flip over and sort the other side , then the boot and inner wings. Really enjoying my time off.
by fixwheelmad
Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 6772

Re: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018

Bit of an update , I have a completed floor rebuild, totally stoked, flipping the car next week and cutting metal, this now is the turning point, even chopping out the rear boot!
by fixwheelmad
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 6772

Re: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018

fixwheelmad wrote:
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:28 pm
Cut 50
Images of the plasma, best bit of kit bought in a while
by fixwheelmad
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 6772

Re: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018

Having the day off, really pleased with how things are panning out. Started to build a nuematic planisher, finished my Jenny roller/folder stand. The media blaster works a treat, and I can see the what I’m blasting. Finished most of the rear strength Inf prep too, very happy with how the portable hy...
by fixwheelmad
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 6772

Re: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018

Today was a good day got loads of making done, will weld up tomorrow
by fixwheelmad
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 6772

Re: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018

Today was a good day, got the front floor in and finished the sand blaster, day off tomorrow to do all the drawings for the CNC parts, going to need them soon!
by fixwheelmad
Wed Oct 17, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 6772

Re: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018

I do like a bit of organisation, old tools on new stand, saves dragging to the bench vice all the time, Jenny roller and sheet folder sharing a stand, back bench sorted, and prepped stove for the coming winter.
by fixwheelmad
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 6772

Re: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018

Lots of welding, a new complete leg, and both strengthen boxes either of engine, still to do top baulkhead panel, straitened out the Jenny roller with a new guide, should prevent any wayward movements. Also under gone mods are the Sandblaster, new lights, full caulk, gravity feed gun, fixed cabling ...
by fixwheelmad
Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 6772

Re: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018

Today was a good day as they say, finished all the front chassis rails, the chassis strengthens and cross rail as per JOHN Beardmore design, slowly working back. Have bought a new toy a Cut50 plasma cutter, buy one they are quiet and really easy to use, I reckon I’ve spent at least £50in cutters ove...
by fixwheelmad
Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 6772

Re: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018

some images, BMC colour chart, Mini in tweed grey and comms kit
by fixwheelmad
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 6772

Re: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018

Lovely colour what car was this used on any idea ??. what year is the equipment 60,s ? BMC tweed grey was a mini colour, looks good with raw carbon and black, my accent colours. The comms are from military chopper pilots, Racal RA 155 Atlantic headset, need to replug because they use peltor or nexu...
by fixwheelmad
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Custom & Modified Register
Topic: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018
Replies: 68
Views: 6772

Re: Newbie, Fiat TC & Volumex HFO 501 NEW BUILD 2018

First paint not on the car, but my colour matched coms gear, love the colour BMC tweed grey