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Hella UP28 Electric Vacuum Pump

Braking – Electric Vacuum Pump

I have used various brake components and I have no idea how good the brakes will work or feel once complete, so I'm using a Hella UP28 Electric Vacuum Pump.
Hot Rod Wireframe

New Workshop Required

I've been moving my car and all my tools. Now the bodywork can begin. The wooden buck has been scrapped so from now on I'll be using the wireframe
Custom Body Buck

Bodywork Wire Frame Buck

Having built one half of a wooden car body buck, I'm making a wire frame buck. The plan is to bend 5mm steel bar around my wooden buck. Every bar I bend around the buck touches with less than 1mm gap. I've made sure that no force is required to 'spring' the bars into place.
Bodywork Wire Frame

Bodywork Wire Frame Buck

With the engine running, I've turned my attention back to the bodywork. I've started the wire frame for the bodywork buck. Although essentially this started as a Haynes Roadster, hopefully depending on my bodywork skills, will end up as a late 1930's style Hot Rod. In the past I mocked up several designs firstly in Photoshop, CAD and wood.
Rover V8 Throttle Bodies

Rover V8 Twin Throttle Bodies

I've been looking into fitting Rover V8 Twin Throttle Bodies. Rover did it on a limited number SD1 Vitesse's. I wanted to modify a Thor Manifold; for it's looks and height; to twin plenums. I've done some calculations.