Tag Archives: Electrolysis

Cleaning Parts with Electrolysis

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Having designed a Impressed Current Cathodic Protection system (stealth) for American submarines, I knew that Electrolysis could be used to strip rust and paint from anything metal. Having bought some Jaguar Rear hubs for a bargain £20 the pair, I…

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Skills and Tools

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There are many skills and tools that will come in very ‘handy’ during a Kit Car or Hot Rod build. Many of these will not be of surprise to anyone and will already reside in any keen mechanic toolbox. What…

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Sierra Front Driveshafts 4×4

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The aim is to have AWD, employing the drive-shafts from the front of a Ford Sierra 4×4. The Ford Sierra actually has 3 drive-shafts, as one section passes through the sump. With this design the middle ‘sump’ drive-shaft will pass…

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Sierra Rear Drive Shafts

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The Sierra diff has 2 types of driveshafts: Lobro (Bolt-on  – left picture) Tripod (Splined – push in – right picture) Diffs with Tripod type shafts are designed to be used with Drum Brake equipped hubs, However, it is possible with the…

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Electrostatic Powder Coating

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I thought I’d try out a DIY powder coating system. To be honest, I wasn’t expecting to get the results I did. I think the phrase ‘Pleasantly surprised’ sprang to mind. 🙂 DIY POWDER COATING I was in one of…

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Granada Rear Hubs

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Haynes Roadsters can use some pretty old parts, that will turn up in rather rusty condition. These Granada rear hubs were cleaned up using electrolysis and the results even surprised me!

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