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Hot Rod Fabricated Door

Fabricated Hot Rod Door

My fabricated Hot Rod door is not going to be easy. Considering I'm new to this metalwork lark, I'm actually finding it quite fun.
Wireframe A pillar – Hidden Hinge

Hot Rod Hidden Hinges

As a datum for the whole body, I'm starting with the A pillars and hidden hinges. With the hinge pins as datums, I'll make the bulkhead & windscreen surround.
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
Davies Craig ewp150 Elecric water pump

Rover V8 Electric Water Pump

I’ve fitting an electric water pump to my Rover V8. The P38 water pump I was using tried to occupy the same space as the front 4×4 prop shaft. I…
Push Rod Suspension

Kit Car Push Rod Suspension

Cantilever push Rod suspension allows for a rising spring rate during bounce and roll. Unsprung weight can be significantly reduced and cornering performance increased.
Suspension brackets

Kit Car Rear Suspension Mounts

Kit Car Rear Suspension Mounts can be tricky, do you build a special gig or do you carefully measure and weld the brackets on without. Anti-squat and triangulation complicates this…
Push Rod Anti-Roll Bar

Push Rod Anti Roll Bars

Push rod anti roll bar suspension systems benefit from rise spring rates, yet only a few cars have ever hit the road with Le Mans or F1 style anti-roll systems.
Locost Bell Crank Rear Suspension

Bell Crank Suspension

Fitting Inboard Bell Crank Suspension to a Haynes Roadster or Locost is a lot easier than you'd think. Cheap too! How to choose the right cantilevers and coilovers.
Coil Over Shock

Coil-over Shock

Sourcing coilover shocks for your Locost or Haynes Roadster build need not cost a fortune. I've bought 4 of these Motorbike shocks for less than 50 pounds - including postage.
Ford Sierra Tripod Differential

Sierra Tripod Differential

Like many Locosts or Haynes Roadsters this build will use a Sierra Tripod Differential. Drawing it up in AutoCad has taken quite a few lunch hours!. I did notice that…
Granada Axle Flange -CAD

Granada Axle Flange

For this Haynes Roadster build I've drawn up Ford Granada 5 stud Axle Flanges in AutoCad. The dimensions will be used to decide upon brake options at a later date.
Sierra Front 4×4 Stub Axle

Ford Sierra Front Stub Axle

I’m getting better at the CAD stuff. The latest item to get drawn up is the Sierra Group N front stub axles. When I started learning AutoCad this would have taken…

Differentials

Granada Axle Flange -CAD

Granada Axle Flange

For this Haynes Roadster build I've drawn up Ford Granada 5 stud Axle Flanges in AutoCad. The dimensions will be used to decide upon brake options at a later date.
Sierra Front 4×4 Stub Axle

Ford Sierra Front Stub Axle

I’m getting better at the CAD stuff. The latest item to get drawn up is the Sierra Group N front stub axles. When I started learning AutoCad this would have taken…
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